Philemon 1:7
Good News Translation
Your love, dear brother, has brought me great joy and much encouragement! You have cheered the hearts of all of God's people.

Contemporary English Version
My friend, your love has made me happy and has greatly encouraged me. It has also cheered the hearts of God's people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I have had great joy and consolation in thy charity, because the bowels of the saints have been refreshed by thee, brother.

New American Bible
For I have experienced much joy and encouragement from your love, because the hearts of the holy ones have been refreshed by you, brother.

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For I have had great joy and consolation in thy charity, because the bowels of the saints have been refreshed by thee, brother.

great joy.

1 Thessalonians 1:3 Being mindful of the work of your faith and labour and charity: and of the enduring of the hope of our Lord Jesus Christ before God and our Father.

1 Thessalonians 2:13,19 Therefore, we also give thanks to God without ceasing: because, that when you had received of us the word of the hearing of God, you received it not as the word of men, but (as it is indeed) the word of God, who worketh in you that have believed. . . .

1 Thessalonians 3:9 For what thanks can we return to God for you, in all the joy wherewith we rejoice for you before our God,

2 John 1:4 I was exceeding glad that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father.

3 John 1:3-6 I was exceedingly glad when the brethren came and gave testimony to the truth in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth. . . .

the bowels.

Philemon 1:20 Yea, brother. May I enjoy thee in the Lord! Refresh my bowels in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 7:13 Before God: therefore we were comforted. But in our consolation we did the more abundantly rejoice for the joy of Titus, because his spirit was refreshed by you all.

2 Timothy 1:16 The Lord give mercy to the house of Onesiphorus: because he hath often refreshed me and hath not been ashamed of my chain:

Context
Philemon's Faith and Love
6That the communication of thy faith may be made evident in the acknowledgment of every good work that is in you in Christ Jesus. 7For I have had great joy and consolation in thy charity, because the bowels of the saints have been refreshed by thee, brother. 8Wherefore, though I have much confidence in Christ Jesus to command thee that which is to the purpose:…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 16:18
For they have refreshed both my spirit and yours. Know them, therefore, that are such.

2 Corinthians 7:4
Great is my confidence for you: great is my glorying for you. I am filled with comfort: I exceedingly abound with joy in all our tribulation.

2 Corinthians 7:13
Before God: therefore we were comforted. But in our consolation we did the more abundantly rejoice for the joy of Titus, because his spirit was refreshed by you all.

Philemon 1:20
Yea, brother. May I enjoy thee in the Lord! Refresh my bowels in the Lord.

Additional Translations
I take great joy and encouragement in your love, because you, brother, have refreshed the hearts of the saints.

For I have great joy and encouragement by occasion of your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed by you, brother.

For we have great joy and consolation in your love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by you, brother.

For I had much joy and comfort in thy love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through thee, brother.

For we have great thankfulness and encouragement through thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother.

For I had much joy and comfort in thy love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through thee, brother.

For we have great joy and consolation in thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother.

For I have found great joy and comfort in your love, because the hearts of God's people have been, and are, refreshed through you, my brother.

For we have much joy and comfort in your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through you, brother.

for we have much joy and comfort in thy love, because the bowels of the saints have been refreshed through thee, brother.
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