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Chapter  1 

The most popular Bible verses from Philemon

Found 25 Verses

Philemon 1:21

Bible Rank: 968
Confident of your obedience, I write to you, knowing that you will do even more than I ask. NIV
I write to you [perfectly] confident of your obedient compliance, knowing that you will do even more than I ask. AMP
Having confidence in thy obedience I wrote unto thee, knowing that thou wilt also do more than I say. KJV

Philemon 1:2

Bible Rank: 1,316
Also to Apphia our sister and Archippus our fellow soldier – and to the church that meets in your home: NIV
And to Apphia our sister and Archippus our fellow soldier [in the Christian warfare], and to the church [assembly that meets] in your house: AMP
And to our beloved Apphia, and Archippus our fellowsoldier, and to the church in thy house: KJV

Philemon 1:3

Bible Rank: 3,635
Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. NIV
Grace (spiritual blessing and favor) be to all of you and [heart] peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah). AMP
Grace to you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. KJV

Philemon 1:4

Bible Rank: 4,043
I always thank my God as I remember you in my prayers NIV
I give thanks to my God for you always when I mention you in my prayers AMP
I thank my God, making mention of thee always in my prayers, KJV

Philemon 1:5

Bible Rank: 4,322
Because I hear about your love for all his people and your faith in the Lord Jesus. NIV
Because I continue to hear of your love and of your loyal faith which you have toward the Lord Jesus and [which you show] toward all the saints (God's consecrated people). AMP
Hearing of thy love and faith, which thou hast toward the Lord Jesus, and toward all saints; KJV

Philemon 1:6

Bible Rank: 4,414
I pray that your partnership with us in the faith may be effective in deepening your understanding of every good thing we share for the sake of Christ. NIV
[And I pray] that the participation in and sharing of your faith may produce and promote full recognition and appreciation and understanding and precise knowledge of every good [thing] that is ours in [our identification with] Christ Jesus [and unto His glory]. AMP
That the communication of thy faith may become effectual by the acknowledging of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus. KJV

Philemon 1:7

Bible Rank: 4,674
Your love has given me great joy and encouragement, because you, brother, have refreshed the hearts of the Lord's people. NIV
For I have derived great joy and comfort and encouragement from your love, because the hearts of the saints [who are your fellow Christians] have been cheered and refreshed through you, [my] brother. AMP
For we have great joy and consolation in thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother. KJV

Philemon 1:8

Bible Rank: 4,821
Therefore, although in Christ I could be bold and order you to do what you ought to do, NIV
Therefore, though I have abundant boldness in Christ to charge you to do what is fitting and required and your duty to do, AMP
Wherefore, though I might be much bold in Christ to enjoin thee that which is convenient, KJV

Philemon 1:10

Bible Rank: 4,902
That I appeal to you for my son Onesimus, who became my son while I was in chains. NIV
I appeal to you for my [own spiritual] child, Onesimus [meaning profitable], whom I have begotten [in the faith] while a captive in these chains. AMP
I beseech thee for my son Onesimus, whom I have begotten in my bonds: KJV

Philemon 1:13

Bible Rank: 5,114
I would have liked to keep him with me so that he could take your place in helping me while I am in chains for the gospel. NIV
I would have chosen to keep him with me, in order that he might minister to my needs in your stead during my imprisonment for the Gospel's sake. AMP
Whom I would have retained with me, that in thy stead he might have ministered unto me in the bonds of the gospel: KJV

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