Philemon 1:14
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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.

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

Darby Bible Translation
but I have wished to do nothing without thy mind, that thy good might not be as of necessity but of willingness:

World English Bible
But I was willing to do nothing without your consent, that your goodness would 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,

Philemon 1:14 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

1:14 That thy benefit might not be by constraint - For Philemon could not have refused it.

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