Paul's Letter to Philemon

Philemon 1

1:1 Pauluse o ile a, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, le Timothea, mor'abo rōna a, to Philemon, our beloved fellow laborer,
1:2 and to Apphia, most beloved sister, and to Archippus, our fellow soldier, and to the church which is in your house.
1:3 Grace le khotso ho uena, tsoang ho Molimo Ntate 'me ho tloha Morena Jesu Kreste.
1:4 Ke leboha Molimo oa ka, always keeping remembrance of you in my prayers,
1:5 (for I am hearing of your charity and faith, which you have in the Lord Jesus and with all the saints)
1:6 so that the participation of your faith may become evident by the recognition of every good work which is in you in Christ Jesus.
1:7 Ke fumane thabo e khōlō le matšeliso ka bolingani hao, hobane lipelo tsa bahalaleli ba 'nile ba khatholloa ke u, khaitseli ea.
1:8 Ka lebaka la sena, Ke ba le tšepo ka ho lekaneng le ho Kreste Jesu ho u laela sona mabapi le lintho tse itseng,
1:9 empa ke kōpa hore u ho fapana, ka lebaka la ho bolingani, kaha o haholo ho tšoana le Pauluse: le monna-moholo 'me hona joale e boetse e le motšoaruoa oa Jesu Kreste.
1:10 Kea u kopa, lebitsong la mora oa ka, bao ke ba tsoetsoeng ka liketane ka, Onesimase.
1:11 Linakong tse fetileng, o ne a se na thuso ho uena, empa hona joale o na le thuso ka bobeli ho 'na le ho uena.
1:12 Kahoo ke ile a mo khutlisetsa ho uena. E se eka u mo amohela joaloka pelo ea ka e.
1:13 Ke ne ke batla ho boloka mo le 'na, e le hore a ka 'na a ho ntšebeletsa, lebitsong la hao, ha ke ntse ke 'na ka liketane tsa Kosepele.
1:14 Empa ke ne ke ikemiselitse ho se etsa ha ho letho le ka ntle ho keletso ea hao, e le hore a se ke a etsa tshebediso ya deed ba hao bo botle e le haeba ka tlhokahalo, empa feela ka ho rata.
1:15 kahoo mohlomong u ka, ka nako eo, a tloha o qeta nako e itseng, e le hore u ka 'na a mo amohela hape ka ho sa feleng,
1:16 ha e sa le mohlanka ea, empa, sebakeng sa mohlanka ea, e leng mor'abo rōna ea ratoang ka ho fetisisa, haholo-holo ho 'na: empa kamoo ho joalo ho feta ho uena, bobedi ka nama le ho Morena!
1:17 Ka hona, haeba u tšoara ke be motsoalle, a mo amohela e le u ne u tla ho 'na.
1:18 Empa haeba a tsoa kotsi ka tsela leha e le efe, kapa haeba o na le sekoloto sa hao, lefisa ho 'na.
1:19 Ke, Pauluse o ile a, li ngotsoe sena ka letsoho la ka le: Ke tla buseletsa. 'Me ke lokela ho u bolella, hore u hape le molato u ithata, ho 'na.
1:20 Kahoo, hoa, khaitseli ea. Nka thabela le uena ka Morena! Khatholla pelo ea ka ho Kreste.
1:21 I have written to you, trusting in your obedience, knowing, le eena o, that you will do even more than what I say.
1:22 Empa hape, hang-hang a, prepare a lodging for me. For I am hoping, through your prayers, to present myself to you.
1:23 Greet Epaphras, my fellow captive in Christ Jesus,
1:24 le Mark, Aristarchus, Demas, and Luke, my helpers.
1:25 E se eka mohau oa Morena oa rōna Jesu Kreste o be le moea oa hao. Amen.