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prisoner. Compare Ephesians 3:1 ; Ephesians 4:1 . 2 Timothy 1:8 .
Jesus Christ = Christ Jesus. App-98 .
our = the.
unto = to.
dearly beloved . Greek. agapetos . App-130 .
fellowlabourer . Greek. sunergos . See 1 Corinthians 3:9 .
beloved. The texts read "sister".
Apphia. Tradition says she was the wife of Philemon.
Archippus. See Colossians 4:11 .
fellowsoldier. Only here and Philippians 1:2 , Philippians 1:25 , which see.
church. App-186 .
in. Greek. kata . App-104 .
Grace. Greek. charis . App-184 .
from. App-104 . God. App-98 .
Father . App-98 .
Lord. App-98 .
Jesus Christ. App-98 .
thank . Greek. eucharisteo . See Acts 27:35 .
mention. Greek. mneia . See Romans 1:9 . Eph 1:16 , 1 Thessalonians 1:2 .
always. App-161 .
in. Greek. epi . App-104 .
prayers. Greek. proseuche . App-134 .
love = the love. App-135 .
faith = the faith. App-150 .
toward. Greek. pros . App-104 .
Lord. App-98 .
Jesus. App-98 .
toward. Greek. eis, App-104 .
saints = the saints. See Acts 9:13 .
That. Supply the ellipsis by "(Praying) that".
communication = fellowship. Greek. koinonia , See Acts 2:42 .
effectual. Greek. energes . See 1 Corinthians 16:9 . Elsewhere, Hebrews 4:12 . See App-172 .
by. App-104 .
acknowledging . App-132 .
in. App-104 .
you. The texts read "us".
in. Greek. eis . App-104 .
Christ. App-98 .X.
Jesus . The texts omit.
we have. The texts read "I had".
consolation. See Acts 4:36 .
in. App-104 .
bowels . See 2 Corinthians 6:12 ,
are = have been.
refreshed. See 1 Corinthians 16:18 .
by. App-104 .Philemon 1:1 .
though . . . bold . Literally having much boldness (Greek. parrhesia , freedom of speech). Compare Acts 2:29 .
enjoin = command. Greek. epitasso
convenient. Greek. aneko . See Ephesians 5:4 .
Yet . Omit.
for. sake . App-104 .
beseech . App-134 . Compare Philemon 1:7 .
aged . Greek. presbutes . See Titus 2:2 . Elsewhere, Luke 1:18 .
also , &c. = a prisoner also.
for . App-104 .
son . App-108 .
have begotten = begat. Compare Philippians 1:1 , Philippians 1:12 , Philippians 1:13 .
unprofitable = not useful. Greek. achrestos. Only here. Figure of speech Meiosis . App-6 .
profitable . Greek. euchrestos . See 2 Timothy 2:21 .
sent again = sent back. App-174 .
thou therefore receive . The texts omit, and read "sent again to thee",
mine own bowels = as mine own self. Figure of speech Synecdoche . App-6 .
would , &c. = was minded ( App-102 .) to retain.
with . App-104 . xv B.
that = in order
that. Greek. hina .
in . . . stead . App-104 .
might have , &c. = may minister. App-190 .
gospel . See App-140 .
without = apart from, Greek. choris .
mind . App-177 .
would. Literally was wilting to. App-102 .
nothing . Greek. ouden.
thy benefit . Literally the good thing of thee.
not. App-106 . IL
it were . Omit.
of . App-104 .
willingly = according to ( App-104 .)
free-will . Greek. hekousios . Only here. The adverb in Hebrews 10:26 . 1Pe 6:2 .
perhaps. Greek. tacha . Only here and Romans 5:7 .
therefore = because of ( App-104 .Philemon 1:2; Philemon 1:2 ) this.
departed = was separated. Greek. chorizo . First occurance: Matthew 19:6 .
for , App-104 .
season . Literally hour. Greek. hora ,
receive. Greek. apecho . See Matthew 6:2 .
for ever. App-181 .
Not now = No longer. Greek. ouketi .
servant. App-190 .
above . App-101 .
If. App-118 .
count. Literally have. Greek. echo .
partner = partaker. Greek. Koinonos . See 1 Corinthians 10:18 .
receive . Greek. proslambano . "You have received me; receite him in addition, as myself. "Compare Romans 15:7 .
put . . . on . . . account. Greek. ellogeo . Only here and Romans 5:13 (imputed).
have written = wrote.
repay . Greek. apotino . Only here.
albeit = that. Greek. hina .
how = that.
owest . . . besides. Greek. prosopheilo . Only here.
let me have joy = may I profit Greek. oninemi , the root-word from which comes onesimos "Let me have profit from thee. seeing I em sending back Onesimus (profitable) to thee. "
the Lord. The texts read "Christ". App-98 .
Having confidence . App-150 .
knowing. App-192 .
also do more = do more also.
more than = above ( App-104 .) that which.
withal. Greek. hama. See Colossians 4:3 . 2Ti 5:13 .
me also = also for me,
lodging . Greek. xenia . Only here and Act 28:33 .
trust = hope. Greek. elpizo .
through. App-104 .Philemon 1:1 .
given = granted as a favour. Greek. chariaomai. App-184 .
salute = greet. Greek. aspocamai. Compare Colossians 4:12 .
Epaphras . See Colossians 1:7 .
fellowprisoner . Greek. sunaichmalitos . See Romans 16:7 .
Christ Jesus. App-98 .
Marcus . See Acts 12:12 , Acts 12:25 ; Acts 15:37 , Acts 15:39 . Col 4:10 . 2 Timothy 4:11 ; 1 Peter 5:13 .
Aristarchus. See Acts 19:29 ; Acts 20:4 ; 2 Chronicles 4:10; 2 Chronicles 4:10 .
Demas . See Colossians 4:14 . 2 Timothy 4:10 .
Lucas . See Colossians 4:14 . 2 Timothy 4:11 ; also Introduction Notes to Luke's Gospel, especially the foot-note.
The grace, &c. Paul's constant benediction.
with . App-104 .
spirit . App-101 .
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