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The Epistle of Paul to Philemon

translated from the Greek; on the basis of the common English version with notes.

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Published by American Bible Union in New York .
Written in English

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  • Bible. N.T. Philemon.,
  • English language -- Texts.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPhilemon., Bible. N.T. Philemon. American Bible Union. 1860.
    SeriesRevised English scriptures
    ContributionsMassachusetts Bible Society., American Bible Union.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], xxi, 60 p.;
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23664728M

      The Letter to Philemon The shortest of Paul’s letters, the book of Philemon was written to a fellow believer and wealthy individual named Philemon, who was living in Colossae at the time of its writing. The purpose and style of Paul’s letter was direct but also dealt with a significant social problem of the Roman Empire at the time: slavery. is the key to the book where Paul says to Philemon, “Receive him (Onesimus) as you would receive me.” Paul employs psychological tact, while at the same time not sacrificing his apostle’s authority. VII. Points of Interest Concerning Philemon 1. Paul’s shortest epistle (25 verses) 2. .

      Watch our overview video on the book of Philemon, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. In this letter, Paul helps his friend Philemon . Summary of Philemon. Here is a summary of Paul’s letter to Philemon: Onesimus was a slave who had robbed and run away from his owner, Philemon, and had fled to Rome, where he came in contact with the teachings of the apostle Paul. He accepted the Christian faith as taught by Paul and had actually become a convert.

    1 Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and Timothy our brother, unto Philemon our dearly beloved, and fellowlabourer,. 2 And to our beloved Apphia, and a Archippus our fellowsoldier, and to the church in thy house. 3 Grace to you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.. 4 I thank my God, making mention of thee always in my prayers,. 5 Hearing of thy love and faith, which thou. Viewing the King James Version of Philemon (Philemon) Chapter 1, also known as: THE EPISTLE OF Paul to Philemon., Philemon, Philem, Phm,. View smaller size scan of original Philemon Chapter 1, view text-only version of Philemon Chapter 1, or click to switch to the standard King James Version of Philemon Chapter 1. Why does it have strange spelling?


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The Letter of Paul to Philemon From Ephesus, where he was imprisoned (c. 53–54), Paul wrote his shortest and most personal letter to a Phrygian Christian (probably from Colossae or nearby Laodicea) whose slave Onesimus had run away, after possibly having stolen money from his master.

The Letter of Paul to Philemon, also called The Epistle Of Saint Paul The Apostle To Philemon, brief New Testament letter written by Paul the Apostle to a wealthy Christian of Colossae, Asia Minor, on behalf of Onesimus, Philemon’s former slave.

Epistle. The book of Philemon is considered by most scholars to be a companion letter to his epistle to the Colossians. This is because of the information in the book concerning Onesimus who had comforted Paul while he was in prison (Philemon ).

Onesimus is mentioned in the book of Colossians as "one of. Author: The author of the Book of Philemon was the apostle Paul (Philemon ). Date of Writing: The Book of Philemon was written in approximately A. Purpose of Writing: The letter to Philemon is the shortest of all Paul’s writings and deals with the practice of slavery.

The letter suggests that Paul was in prison at the time of the writing. Philemon was a slave owner who also hosted a. THE EPISTLE TO PHILEMON. Ph1lemon was perhaps a native, and certainly a resident, of the city of Colosse, one of the Colossian Christians, therefore, to whom the Epistle to the Colossians was written.

Colosse was a city in the southwest of Asia Minor, upon the banks of the river Lycus. Philemon apparently was a convert of the apostle Paul, though Paul had never made a visit to Colosse.

Paul wrote this letter to Philemon, a believer in Colosse who, along with others, was a slave owner (cf. Col ; for slavery in the NT see note on Eph ).

One of his slaves, Onesimus, had apparently stolen from him (cf. 18) and then run away, which under Roman law was punishable by death. But Onesimus met Paul and through his ministry. Bible Book Summary. The book of Philemon is a Prison Epistle (letter written while in prison), which Paul wrote circa 61 A.D.

The key personalities of Philemon are Paul, Philemon, and Onesimus. It was written to Philemon as a plea to request forgiveness for his runaway servant Onesimus, who was a new believer in Jesus Christ. We learn in Philemon that the author of this book is the Apostle Paul. After his dramatic conversion on the road to Damascus, Paul’s singular purpose was to prove that Jesus is the Christ (Acts26).

Known as the “apostle to the Gentiles,” Paul is the author of several books and epistles in the New Testament. Biographical Information.

Background – Setting: This epistle is the story of three main characters, Onesimus, Philemon and Paul and their interaction. Onesimus, a slave in Colossae, had evidently robbed Philemon, his master (verse 18), and run away. During his flight, Onesimus encountered Paul in Rome, and through his ministry came to.

A monument of Christian conversion 2. That book is Paul’s epistle to Philemon, the shortest of all of Paul’s letters 3. In this lesson, we shall take a brief look at this unique letter [Before actually reading it, it might be helpful to consider some ] I.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION A. THE AUTHOR. Paul's epistle to Philemon is one of the few books in the NT whose authenticity has hardly ever been doubted. Paul mentions his own name three times in this his shortest epistle (verses ). Twice he speaks of being a prisoner of Jesus Christ.

He mentions this also in his other "prison epistles" (Ephesians, Philippians and Colossians). Philemon "Wherefore, though I might be much bold in Christ to enjoin thee that which is convenient, yet for love’s sake I rather beseech thee, being such an one as Paul the aged, and now also a prisoner of Jesus Christ.

N. Wright. The Epistles of Paul to the Colossians and to Philemon: An Introduction and Commentary (Kindle Locations ).

Kindle Edition. I have tried pushing the menu button, still no page numbers. The should be ashamed of letting this thing out the door like by: 4. The Academy of Parish Clergy’s Top Five Reference Books for Parish Ministry Paul's letter to Philemon carries a strong message of breaking down social barriers and establishing new realities of conduct and fellowship.

It is also a disturbing text that has been used to justify slavery. Though brief, Philemon requires close scrutiny/5(9). PHILEMON, EPISTLE TO fī le’ mən (πρὸ̀ς Φιλήμονα).

A letter of Paul to a Christian man. Occasion and purpose. Philemon is the shortest letter of the Pauline. Philemon Geneva Bible (GNV) The Epistle of Paul to Philemon 1 Paul handling a base and small matter, yet according to his manner mounteth aloft unto God.

8 Sending again to Philemon his vagabond and thievish servant, he entreateth pardon for him, and very gravely preacheth of Christian equity. The heart of Paul’s letter to Philemon is the fellowship that comes from reconciliation.

Philemon the slave-owner and Onesimus the runaway slave (or bondservant) had both been reconciled to God through Paul’s ministry. Paul’s letter to Philemon is a plea that the slave-owner and the slave be.

Philemon (Prison Epistle)—Philemon, one of the shortest books in the Bible, teaches an important lesson on forgiveness as Paul deals with the issue of a runaway slave.

Paul's Pastoral Epistles The pastoral epistles include three letters which were sent to Timothy, the first-century Christian bishop of Ephesus, and Titus, a Christian. The Epistle to the Romans or Letter to the Romans, often shortened to Romans, is the sixth book in the New al scholars agree that it was composed by Paul the Apostle to explain that salvation is offered through the gospel of Jesus is the longest of the Pauline epistles.

The Letter “ 1 Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, to Philemon our beloved fellow worker, 2 Apphia our sister, Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the congregation in your house. 3 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Philemon ).

“ 4 I thank my God, and I always mention you at my prayers. The Epistles is an appeal made by St. Paul to Philemon himself, on behalf of his runaway slave, Onesimus.

Philemon was a citizen of Colossae (Col. 4,17; Phil. 2,; Col. 4,9) and he was also among the converts (v10) of Paul, and he evidently became a very zealous worker, since Paul applies the title συνεργός to him.THE LETTER TO PHILEMON This short letter addressed to three specific individuals was written by Paul during an imprisonment, perhaps in Rome between A.D.

61 and 63 (see the Introduction to Colossians for other possible sites). It concerns Onesimus, a slave from Colossae (Col ), who had run away from his master, perhaps guilty of theft in the process (Phlm 18). B. Slavery Not Addressed: In the letter to Philemon Paul does not directly take up the issue of slavery.

C. Brotherly Love: Paul does deal with the issue of brotherly love in Philemon (vv. ), and its significance is as follows: 1. Paul does not insist that Philemon free Onesimus 2.