Philemon 1:14
Strong's Lexicon
But
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

I did [not] want
ἠθέλησα (ēthelēsa)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2309: To will, wish, desire, be willing, intend, design.

to do
ποιῆσαι (poiēsai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 4160: (a) I make, manufacture, construct, (b) I do, act, cause. Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do.

[anything]
οὐδὲν (ouden)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3762: No one, none, nothing.

without
Χωρὶς (Chōris)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 5565: Apart from, separately from; without. Adverb from chora; at a space, i.e. Separately or apart from.

your
σῆς (sēs)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Feminine 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4674: Yours, thy, thine. From su; thine.

consent,
γνώμης (gnōmēs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1106: Opinion, counsel, judgment, intention, decree. From ginosko; cognition, i.e. opinion, or resolve.

so that
ἵνα (hina)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2443: In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

your
σου (sou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

goodness
ἀγαθόν (agathon)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 18: A primary word; 'good'.

will not be
(ē)
Verb - Present Subjunctive 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.

μὴ ()
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3361: Not, lest. A primary particle of qualified negation; not, lest; also (whereas ou expects an affirmative one) whether.

out of
κατὰ (kata)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 2596: A primary particle; down, in varied relations (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined).

compulsion,
ἀνάγκην (anankēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 318: From ana and the base of agkale; constraint; by implication, distress.

but
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

by
κατὰ (kata)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 2596: A primary particle; down, in varied relations (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined).

your own free will.
ἑκούσιον (hekousion)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 1595: Willing, with right good will, voluntary, spontaneous. Neuter of a derivative from hekon; voluntariness.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
But I didn’t want to do anything without your consent, so that your good deed might not be out of obligation, but of your own free will.

New American Standard Bible
but without your consent I did not want to do anything, so that your goodness would not be, in effect, by compulsion but of your own free will.

King James Bible
But without thy mind would I do nothing; that thy benefit should not be as it were of necessity, but willingly.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
But I did not want to do anything without your consent, so that any favor you do would not seem forced but would be voluntary.

New Living Translation
But I didn't want to do anything without your consent. I wanted you to help because you were willing, not because you were forced.

English Standard Version
but I preferred to do nothing without your consent in order that your goodness might not be by compulsion but of your own accord.

New American Standard Bible
but without your consent I did not want to do anything, so that your goodness would not be, in effect, by compulsion but of your own free will.

King James Bible
But without thy mind would I do nothing; that thy benefit should not be as it were of necessity, but willingly.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But I didn't want to do anything without your consent, so that your good deed might not be out of obligation, but of your own free will.

International Standard Version
Yet I did not want to do anything without your consent, so that your good deed might not be something forced, but voluntary.

NET Bible
However, without your consent I did not want to do anything, so that your good deed would not be out of compulsion, but from your own willingness.

American Standard Version
but without thy mind I would do nothing; that thy goodness should not be as of necessity, but of free will.

English Revised Version
but without thy mind I would do nothing; that thy goodness should not be as of necessity, but of free will.

Young's Literal Translation
and apart from thy mind I willed to do nothing, that as of necessity thy good deed may not be, but of willingness,






Cross References
2 Corinthians 9:7
Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

1 Peter 5:2
Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;

Philemon 1:1
Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and Timothy our brother, unto Philemon our dearly beloved, and fellowlabourer,

Philemon 1:13
Whom I would have retained with me, that in thy stead he might have ministered unto me in the bonds of the gospel:

Philemon 1:12
Whom I have sent again: thou therefore receive him, that is, mine own bowels:

Philemon 1:11
Which in time past was to thee unprofitable, but now profitable to thee and to me:

Philemon 1:15
For perhaps he therefore departed for a season, that thou shouldest receive him for ever;

Philemon 1:16
Not now as a servant, but above a servant, a brother beloved, specially to me, but how much more unto thee, both in the flesh, and in the Lord?

Philemon 1:17
If thou count me therefore a partner, receive him as myself.
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