Philemon 1:1
ad 64, am 4068 a prisoner: Phm 1:9, Eph 3:1, Eph 4:1, Eph 6:20, 2Ti 1:8 Timothy: 2Co 1:1, Col 1:1, 2Th 1:1 Philemon: The apostle in this epistle indulges in some fine paronomasais on the proper names. Thus Philemon, Φιλημον [Strong's G5371], affectionate, or beloved, is "our dearly beloved;" Apphia (Απφια [Strong's G682], from απφα), the affectionate address of a brother or sister, according to Suidas), is "the beloved sister," as several manuscripts, Vulgate, and others correctly read; Archippus (Αρχιππος [Strong's G751], the ruler of the horse, for the managing of which heros were anciently famous), is "our fellow- soldier;" and Onesimus (Ονησιμος [Strong's G3682], useful or profitable), once unprofitable, is now profitable., and fellow labourer, Phm 1:24, 1Co 3:9, Phi 2:25, Phi 4:3, Col 4:11, 1Th 3:2 Reciprocal: Luk 10:2 - the labourers 1Co 10:14 - my 1Th 2:8 - dear Phm 1:13 - the bonds Heb 13:23 - brother