Philemon 1:21
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English Standard Version
Confident of your obedience, I write to you, knowing that you will do even more than I say.

King James Bible
Having confidence in thy obedience I wrote unto thee, knowing that thou wilt also do more than I say.

American Standard Version
Having confidence in thine obedience I write unto thee, knowing that thou wilt do even beyond what I say.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Trusting in thy obedience, I have written to thee: knowing that thou wilt also do more than I say.

English Revised Version
Having confidence in thine obedience I write unto thee, knowing that thou wilt do even beyond what I say.

Webster's Bible Translation
Having confidence in thy obedience I wrote to thee, knowing that thou wilt also do more than I say.

Weymouth New Testament
I write to you in the full confidence that you will meet my wishes, for I know you will do even more than I say.

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Vincent's Word Studies

More than I say (ὑπέρ)

Beyond. Possibly hinting at manumission.

Philemon 1:21 Parallel Commentaries

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2 Corinthians 2:3 And I wrote this same to you, lest, when I came, I should have sorrow from them of whom I ought to rejoice...

2 Corinthians 7:16 I rejoice therefore that I have confidence in you in all things.

2 Corinthians 8:22 And we have sent with them our brother, whom we have oftentimes proved diligent in many things, but now much more diligent...

Galatians 5:10 I have confidence in you through the Lord, that you will be none otherwise minded: but he that troubles you shall bear his judgment...

2 Thessalonians 3:4 And we have confidence in the Lord touching you, that you both do and will do the things which we command you.

Cross References
Romans 2:19
and if you are sure that you yourself are a guide to the blind, a light to those who are in darkness,

2 Corinthians 2:3
And I wrote as I did, so that when I came I might not suffer pain from those who should have made me rejoice, for I felt sure of all of you, that my joy would be the joy of you all.

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