Philemon 1:15

English Standard Version

15 For this perhaps is why he was parted from you for a while, that you might have him back forever, (Ge 45:5; Ge 45:8)

New International Version

15 Perhaps the reason he was separated from you for a little while was that you might have him back forever—

New Int. Readers Version

15 Onesimus was separated from you for a little while. Maybe that was so you could have him back for good.

King James Version

15 For perhaps he therefore departed for a season, that thou shouldest receive him for ever;