Colossians 4:9
New International Version
He is coming with Onesimus, our faithful and dear brother, who is one of you. They will tell you everything that is happening here.

New Living Translation
I am also sending Onesimus, a faithful and beloved brother, one of your own people. He and Tychicus will tell you everything that’s happening here.

English Standard Version
and with him Onesimus, our faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They will tell you of everything that has taken place here.

Berean Study Bible
With him I am sending Onesimus, our faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They will tell you about everything here.

Berean Literal Bible
with Onesimus, the faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They will make known to you all things here.

New American Standard Bible
and with him Onesimus, our faithful and beloved brother, who is one of your number. They will inform you about the whole situation here.

King James Bible
With Onesimus, a faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They shall make known unto you all things which are done here.

Christian Standard Bible
He is coming with Onesimus, a faithful and dearly loved brother, who is one of you. They will tell you about everything here.

Contemporary English Version
Onesimus, the dear and faithful follower from your own group, is coming with him. The two of them will tell you everything that has happened here.

Good News Translation
With him goes Onesimus, that dear and faithful friend, who belongs to your group. They will tell you everything that is happening here.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He is with Onesimus, a faithful and dearly loved brother, who is one of you. They will tell you about everything here.

International Standard Version
He is coming with Onesimus, that faithful and dear brother, who is one of you. They will tell you everything that is happening here.

NET Bible
I sent him with Onesimus, the faithful and dear brother, who is one of you. They will tell you about everything here.

New Heart English Bible
together with Onesimus, the faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They will make known to you everything that is going on here.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
With Onesimus, a trustworthy and beloved brother, who is from among you, to inform you of those matters that pertain to us.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I'm sending Onesimus with him. Onesimus is from your city and is our faithful and dear brother. They will tell you about everything that's happening here.

New American Standard 1977
and with him Onesimus, our faithful and beloved brother, who is one of your number. They will inform you about the whole situation here.

Jubilee Bible 2000
with Onesimus, a faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They shall make known unto you all the things which are happening here.

King James 2000 Bible
With Onesimus, a faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They shall make known unto you all things which are done here.

American King James Version
With Onesimus, a faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They shall make known to you all things which are done here.

American Standard Version
together with Onesimus, the faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They shall make known unto you all things that are done here.

Douay-Rheims Bible
With Onesimus, a most beloved and faithful brother, who is one of you. All things that are done here, they shall make known to you.

Darby Bible Translation
with Onesimus, the faithful and beloved brother, who is [one] of you. They shall make known to you everything here.

English Revised Version
together with Onesimus, the faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They shall make known unto you all things that are done here.

Webster's Bible Translation
With Onesimus, a faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They will make known to you all things which are done here.

Weymouth New Testament
And with him I send our dear and trusty brother Onesimus, who is one of yourselves. They will inform you of everything here.

World English Bible
together with Onesimus, the faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They will make known to you everything that is going on here.

Young's Literal Translation
with Onesimus the faithful and beloved brother, who is of you; all things to you shall they make known that are here.
Study Bible
Final Greetings
8I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know about us, and that he may encourage your hearts. 9With him I am sending Onesimus, our faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They will tell you about everything here. 10My fellow prisoner Aristarchus sends you greetings, as does Mark the cousin of Barnabas. You have already received instructions about him: If he comes to you, welcome him.…
Cross References
Colossians 1:7
You learned it from Epaphras, our beloved fellow servant, who is a faithful minister of Christ on our behalf,

Colossians 4:12
Epaphras, who is one of you and a servant of Christ Jesus, sends you greetings. He is always wrestling in prayer for you, so that you may stand mature and fully assured in the full will of God.

Philemon 1:10
I appeal to you for my child Onesimus, whose father I became while I was in chains.

Treasury of Scripture

With Onesimus, a faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They shall make known to you all things which are done here.

Onesimus.

Colossians 4:7
All my state shall Tychicus declare unto you, who is a beloved brother, and a faithful minister and fellowservant in the Lord:

Philemon 1:10
I beseech thee for my son Onesimus, whom I have begotten in my bonds:







Lexicon
With him [I am sending]
σὺν (syn)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 4862: With. A primary preposition denoting union; with or together.

Onesimus,
Ὀνησίμῳ (Onēsimō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3682: From oninemi; profitable; Onesimus, a Christian.

[our]
τῷ (tō)
Article - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

faithful
πιστῷ (pistō)
Adjective - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4103: Trustworthy, faithful, believing. From peitho; objectively, trustworthy; subjectively, trustful.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

beloved
ἀγαπητῷ (agapētō)
Adjective - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 27: From agapao; beloved.

brother,
ἀδελφῷ (adelphō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 80: A brother, member of the same religious community, especially a fellow-Christian. A brother near or remote.

who
ὅς (hos)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3739: Who, which, what, that.

is
ἐστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

[one] of
ἐξ (ex)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

you.
ὑμῶν (hymōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

They will tell
γνωρίσουσιν (gnōrisousin)
Verb - Future Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1107: To make known, declare, know, discover. From a derivative of ginosko; to make known; subjectively, to know.

you {about}
ὑμῖν (hymin)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

everything
πάντα (panta)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

here.
ὧδε (hōde)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 5602: From an adverb form of hode; in this same spot, i.e. Here or hither.
(9) Onesimus.--See Philemon 1:10-17. The emphatic reference to him as being "faithful and beloved" like Tychicus, and "one of you" like Epaphras, is a remarkable commentary on St. Paul's exhortation as to slaves and masters in the preceding chapter.

Verse 9. - With Onesimus, the faithful and beloved brother, who is (one) of you (ver. 7; Philemon 1:10, 16; Colossians 1:2; 1 Peter 5:12). "In Christ there is no slave" (Colossians 3:11). Onesimus, like Epaphras and Tychicus, is a brother, to be trusted and loved (comp. Philemon 1:10-17). This language strongly supports the appeal of ver. 1, and would further the purpose of the apostle's intercession to Onesimus' master. And Onesimus even shares with the honoured Tychicus in the privilege of being the apostle's messenger! All things that are happening here they will make known to you (ver. 7; Ephesians 6:21). There is, therefore, no need for any detailed account of the writer's circumstances. The solicitude which he assumes that these stranger Colossians (Colossians 1:8; Colossians 2:1) feel on his behalf shows how commanding his ascendancy over the Gentile Churches had become. 4:7-9 Ministers are servants to Christ, and fellow-servants to one another. They have one Lord, though they have different stations and powers for service. It is a great comfort under the troubles and difficulties of life, to have fellow Christians caring for us. Circumstances of life make no difference in the spiritual relation among sincere Christians; they partake of the same privileges, and are entitled to the same regards. What amazing changes Divine grace makes! Faithless servants become faithful and beloved brethren, and some who had done wrong, become fellow-workers of good.
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