Philemon 1:1

English Standard Version

1 Paul, a prisoner for Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, To Philemon our beloved fellow worker (Eph3:1; 1Th3:2; Phm1:9)

New International Version

1 Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, To Philemon our dear friend and fellow worker—

New Int. Readers Version

1 I, Paul, am writing this letter. I am a prisoner because of Christ Jesus. Our brother Timothy joins me in writing. Philemon, we are sending you this letter. You are our dear friend. You work together with us.

King James Version

1 Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and Timothy our brother, unto Philemon our dearly beloved, and fellowlabourer,