Philemon 1:19
New International Version
I, Paul, am writing this with my own hand. I will pay it back--not to mention that you owe me your very self.

New Living Translation
I, Paul, write this with my own hand: I will repay it. And I won’t mention that you owe me your very soul !

English Standard Version
I, Paul, write this with my own hand: I will repay it—to say nothing of your owing me even your own self.

Berean Study Bible
I, Paul, write this with my own hand. I will repay it—not to mention that you owe me your very self.

Berean Literal Bible
I Paul did write with my own hand. I will repay it, that I may not say to you that you owe also to me even yourself.

New American Standard Bible
I, Paul, am writing this with my own hand, I will repay it (not to mention to you that you owe to me even your own self as well).

New King James Version
I, Paul, am writing with my own hand. I will repay—not to mention to you that you owe me even your own self besides.

King James Bible
I Paul have written it with mine own hand, I will repay it: albeit I do not say to thee how thou owest unto me even thine own self besides.

Christian Standard Bible
I, Paul, write this with my own hand: I will repay it--not to mention to you that you owe me even your very self.

Contemporary English Version
With my own hand I write: I, PAUL, WILL PAY YOU BACK. But don't forget you owe me your life.

Good News Translation
Here, I will write this with my own hand: I, Paul, will pay you back. (I should not have to remind you, of course, that you owe your very self to me.)

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I, Paul, write this with my own hand: I will repay it--not to mention to you that you owe me even your own self.

International Standard Version
I, Paul, am writing this with my own hand: I will repay it. (I will not mention to you that you owe me your very life.)

NET Bible
I, Paul, have written this letter with my own hand: I will repay it. I could also mention that you owe me your very self.

New Heart English Bible
I, Paul, write this with my own hand: I will repay it (not to mention to you that you owe to me even your own self besides).

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I, Paul, have written with my hand; I myself will pay, without saying to you also that you owe me your soul.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I, Paul, promise to pay it back. I'm writing this with my own hand. I won't even mention that you owe me your life.

New American Standard 1977
I, Paul, am writing this with my own hand, I will repay it (lest I should mention to you that you owe to me even your own self as well).

King James 2000 Bible
I Paul have written it with my own hand, I will repay it: nevertheless I do not say to you how you owe me even your own self besides.

American King James Version
I Paul have written it with my own hand, I will repay it: albeit I do not say to you how you owe to me even your own self besides.

American Standard Version
I Paul write it with mine own hand, I will repay it: that I say not unto thee that thou owest to me even thine own self besides.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I Paul have written it with my own hand: I will repay it: not to say to thee, that thou owest me thy own self also.

Darby Bible Translation
I Paul have written [it] with mine own hand; I will repay [it]: that I say not to thee that thou owest even thine own self also to me.

English Revised Version
I Paul write it with mine own hand, I will repay it: that I say not unto thee how that thou owest to me even thine own self besides.

Webster's Bible Translation
I Paul have written it with my own hand, I will repay it: although I do not say to thee that thou owest to me even thy own self besides.

Weymouth New Testament
I Paul write this with my own hand--I will pay you in full. (I say nothing of the fact that you owe me even your own self.)

World English Bible
I, Paul, write this with my own hand: I will repay it (not to mention to you that you owe to me even your own self besides).

Young's Literal Translation
I, Paul did write with my hand, I -- I will repay; that I may not say that also thyself, besides, to me thou dost owe.
Study Bible
Paul's Appeal for Onesimus
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. 20Yes, brother, let me have some benefit from you in the Lord. Refresh my heart in Christ.…
Cross References
Genesis 43:9
I will guarantee his safety. You may hold me personally responsible! If I do not bring him back and set him before you, then let me bear the guilt before you all my life.

Romans 16:22
I, Tertius, who wrote down this letter, greet you in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 16:21
This greeting is in my own hand--Paul.

2 Corinthians 9:4
Otherwise, if any Macedonians come with me and find you unprepared, we--to say nothing of you--would be ashamed of having been so confident.

2 Corinthians 10:1
Now by the mildness and gentleness of Christ, I appeal to you--I, Paul, who am humble when face to face with you, but bold when away.

Galatians 5:2
Take notice: I, Paul, tell you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ will be of no value to you at all.

Philemon 1:18
But if he has wronged you in any way or owes you anything, charge it to my account.

Treasury of Scripture

I Paul have written it with my own hand, I will repay it: albeit I do not say to you how you owe to me even your own self besides.

I Paul.

1 Corinthians 16:21,22
The salutation of me Paul with mine own hand…

Galatians 5:2
Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.

Galatians 6:11
Ye see how large a letter I have written unto you with mine own hand.

how thou.

1 Corinthians 4:15
For though ye have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel.

1 Corinthians 9:1,2
Am I not an apostle? am I not free? have I not seen Jesus Christ our Lord? are not ye my work in the Lord? …

2 Corinthians 3:2
Ye are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read of all men:





Lexicon
I,
ἐγὼ (egō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

Paul,
Παῦλος (Paulos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3972: Paul, Paulus. Of Latin origin; Paulus, the name of a Roman and of an apostle.

write [this]
ἔγραψα (egrapsa)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1125: A primary verb; to 'grave', especially to write; figuratively, to describe.

with
τῇ (tē)
Article - Dative Feminine 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.

my own
ἐμῇ (emē)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Feminine 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1699: My, mine. From the oblique cases of ego; my.

hand.
χειρί (cheiri)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 5495: A hand.

I
ἐγὼ (egō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

will repay [it]—
ἀποτίσω (apotisō)
Verb - Future Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 661: To repay, pay what is due (by way of punishment or fine), make good. From apo and tino; to pay in full.

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

to
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.

mention
λέγω (legō)
Verb - Present Subjunctive Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

that
ὅτι (hoti)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

you owe
προσοφείλεις (prosopheileis)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4359: To owe besides (in addition). From pros and opheilo; to be indebted additionally.

me
μοι (moi)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

your very self.
σεαυτόν (seauton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4572: Of yourself.
(19) I Paul have written it with mine own hand.--St. Paul actually introduces here a regular bond couched in legal form, written (as, perhaps, the whole Letter was written) with his own hand. In so doing he still continues the idea of the preceding verse; but the following words show that, though willing to stand to his bond, he knew Philemon too well to suppose that he would accept it.

It is clear from this passage that the Apostle had money which he could rightly call his own. At Ephesus, where he probably first knew Philemon, it would probably be earned in the work with Aquila and Priscilla, as at Corinth, and it is possible that some of it might still remain. In Rome now, it could hardly be from any other source than the offerings from the Church at Philippi. They were given him freely; he might fairly spend them on his own "son in the faith."

Albeit I do not say to thee . . .--Literally, not to say to thee. Here St. Paul escapes from the business-like promise of the last verse to the freer Atmosphere of spiritual relations. He knew that this promise it was right for him to offer, but wrong for Philemon to accept. Philemon owed his own self--his new self in Christ--to the Apostle. In that was a debt which he could not repay, but would rejoice even in this smaller matter to acknowledge.

Verse 19. - I Paul have written - write it (Revised Version) - with my own hand, I will repay it. Thus St. Paul took upon himself legally the repayment of the debt. "Prioribus verbis proprie cautio [a bail or security] continetur: his autem constituti obligatio. Hoc Latine dicitur pecuniam constituere: de quo titulus est in Digestis Ἀναδέχεσθαι dicunt Graeci" (Scipio Gentilis). Albeit I do not say to thee, etc.; "though I do not remind thee [while so saying] that thou owest even thyself to me!" Philemon owed to the apostle that debt of which the obligation outweighed every other - the help by which he had been led out of spiritual darkness and brought to the knowledge of the truth. St. Paul was (as we must conclude from this allusion) the "spiritual father" of Philemon - a phrase he himself uses in 1 Corinthians 4:15.
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