Philemon 1:18
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New International Version
If he has done you any wrong or owes you anything, charge it to me.

New Living Translation
If he has wronged you in any way or owes you anything, charge it to me.

English Standard Version
If he has wronged you at all, or owes you anything, charge that to my account.

Berean Study Bible
But if he has wronged you in any way or owes you anything, charge it to my account.

Berean Literal Bible
But if in any way he has wronged you or he owes you, charge this to me.

New American Standard Bible
But if he has wronged you in any way or owes you anything, charge that to my account;

King James Bible
If he hath wronged thee, or oweth thee ought, put that on mine account;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And if he has wronged you in any way, or owes you anything, charge that to my account.

International Standard Version
If he has wronged you in any way or owes you anything, charge it to my account.

NET Bible
Now if he has defrauded you of anything or owes you anything, charge what he owes to me.

New Heart English Bible
But if he has wronged you at all, or owes you anything, put that to my account.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And if you lack anything or he owes you a debt, put it to my account.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If he wronged you in any way or owes you anything, charge it to me.

New American Standard 1977
But if he has wronged you in any way, or owes you anything, charge that to my account;

Jubilee Bible 2000
If he has wronged thee or owes thee anything, put that on my account;

King James 2000 Bible
If he has wronged you, or owes you anything, put that on my account;

American King James Version
If he has wronged you, or owes you ought, put that on my account;

American Standard Version
But if he hath wronged the at all, or oweth thee aught, put that to mine account;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And if he hath wronged thee in any thing, or is in thy debt, put that to my account.

Darby Bible Translation
but if he have wronged thee anything or owe anything [to thee], put this to my account.

English Revised Version
But if he hath wronged thee at all, or oweth thee aught, put that to mine account;

Webster's Bible Translation
If he hath wronged thee, or oweth thee aught, put that on my account;

Weymouth New Testament
And if he was ever dishonest or is in your debt, debit me with the amount.

World English Bible
But if he has wronged you at all, or owes you anything, put that to my account.

Young's Literal Translation
and if he did hurt to thee, or doth owe anything, this to me be reckoning;
Study Bible
Paul's Appeal for Onesimus
17So if you consider me a partner, receive him as you would receive me. 18But if he has wronged you in any way or owes you anything, charge it to my account. 19I, Paul, write this with my own hand. I will repay it—not to mention that you owe me your very self.…
Cross References
Genesis 43:9
"I myself will be surety for him; you may hold me responsible for him. If I do not bring him back to you and set him before you, then let me bear the blame before you forever.

Philemon 1:17
So if you consider me a partner, receive him as you would receive me.

Philemon 1:19
I, Paul, write this with my own hand. I will repay it--not to mention that you owe me your very self.
Treasury of Scripture

If he has wronged you, or owes you ought, put that on my account;

put that.

Isaiah 53:4-7 Surely he has borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did …

(18) If he hath wronged thee.--Properly, If he wronged thee, evidently referring to the time of Onesimus' escape. "If he oweth thee ought" is similarly, in all probability, an allusion to some theft at the same time, couched in a hypothetical form, but implying no doubt as to the fact.

Put that on mine account.--Comp. a similar commercial metaphor in Philippians 4:15-17, and see Note there. It is strangely out of character with the whole tone of the Apostolic life to imagine (as some commentators have done) a regular debtor and creditor account between Philemon and St. Paul.

Verse 18. - [But] if he hath wronged thee [at all]. It would have been needlessly irritating to Philemon to go into the details of Onesimus's offences. No doubt St. Paul had had an account of them from the repentant youth, but he had far too much tact to occupy himself and Philemon in the discussion of details. The hypothetic form avoids the whole of these. It suffices that he assumes the responsibility of repayment. Owes thee anything. As a matter of moral right at the bar of conscience. For in a secular court the slave could be neither debtor nor creditor, properly speaking, as against his master. This offence was probably embezzlement or purloining while in service. A, C, D*, F, G, א read (elloga), reckon it to me. If he hath wronged thee,.... By squandering away his time, spoiling his work, or corrupting his fellow servants:

or oweth thee ought; by embezzling his master's goods, robbing him of his money, and running away from his service:

put that on mine account; Signifying that he would be answerable for all, and make good all debts and damages. 18. Greek, "But it (thou art not inclined to 'receive him' because) he hath wronged thee"; a milder term than "robbed thee." Onesimus seems to have confessed some such act to Paul.

put that on mine account—I am ready to make good the loss to thee if required. The latter parts of Phm 19, 21, imply that he did not expect Philemon would probably demand it.1:15-22 When we speak of the nature of any sin or offence against God, the evil of it is not to be lessened; but in a penitent sinner, as God covers it, so must we. Such changed characters often become a blessing to all among whom they reside. Christianity does not do away our duties to others, but directs to the right doing of them. True penitents will be open in owning their faults, as doubtless Onesimus had been to Paul, upon his being awakened and brought to repentance; especially in cases of injury done to others. The communion of saints does not destroy distinction of property. This passage is an instance of that being imputed to one, which is contracted by another; and of one becoming answerable for another, by a voluntary engagement, that he might be freed from the punishment due to his crimes, according to the doctrine that Christ of his own will bore the punishment of our sins, that we might receive the reward of his righteousness. Philemon was Paul's son in the faith, yet he entreated him as a brother. Onesimus was a poor slave, yet Paul besought for him as if seeking some great thing for himself. Christians should do what may give joy to the hearts of one another. From the world they expect trouble; they should find comfort and joy in one another. When any of our mercies are taken away, our trust and hope must be in God. We must diligently use the means, and if no other should be at hand, abound in prayer. Yet, though prayer prevails, it does not merit the things obtained. And if Christians do not meet on earth, still the grace of the Lord Jesus will be with their spirits, and they will soon meet before the throne to join for ever in admiring the riches of redeeming love. The example of Onesimus may encourage the vilest sinners to return to God, but it is shamefully prevented, if any are made bold thereby to persist in evil courses. Are not many taken away in their sins, while others become more hardened? Resist not present convictions, lest they return no more.
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