Philemon 1:12
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English Standard Version
I am sending him back to you, sending my very heart.

King James Bible
Whom I have sent again: thou therefore receive him, that is, mine own bowels:

American Standard Version
whom I have sent back to thee in his own person, that is, my very heart:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Whom I have sent back to thee. And do thou receive him as my own bowels.

English Revised Version
whom I have sent back to thee in his own person, that is, my very heart:

Webster's Bible Translation
Whom I have sent again: thou therefore receive him, that is, my own bowels:

Weymouth New Testament
I am sending him back to you, though in so doing I send part of myself.

Philemon 1:12 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

I have sent again (ἀνέπεμψα)

Rev., sent back. The epistolary aorist, see on 1 Peter 5:12. Our idiom would be I send back. That Onesimus accompanied the letter appears from Colossians 4:7-9.

Thou therefore receive

Omit, and render αὐτόν him as Rev., in his own person; his very self.

Philemon 1:12 Parallel Commentaries

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thou.

Matthew 6:14,15 For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you...

Matthew 18:21-35 Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times...

Mark 11:25 And when you stand praying, forgive, if you have ought against any...

Ephesians 4:32 And be you kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake has forgiven you.

mine.

Deuteronomy 13:6 If your brother, the son of your mother, or your son, or your daughter, or the wife of your bosom, or your friend...

2 Samuel 16:11 And David said to Abishai, and to all his servants, Behold, my son, which came forth of my bowels, seeks my life...

Jeremiah 31:20 Is Ephraim my dear son? is he a pleasant child? for since I spoke against him, I do earnestly remember him still...

Luke 15:20 And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran...

Cross References
Philemon 1:11
(Formerly he was useless to you, but now he is indeed useful to you and to me.)

Philemon 1:13
I would have been glad to keep him with me, in order that he might serve me on your behalf during my imprisonment for the gospel,

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