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Whom I would have retained with me, that in thy stead he might have ministered unto me in the bonds of the gospel:
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Philemon 1:13
Whome I would haue reteined with mee, that in thy stead hee might haue ministred vnto me in the bonds of the Gospel.- King James Version (1611)
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whom I wished to keep with me, so that on your behalf he might minister to me in my imprisonment for the gospel;- New American Standard Version (1995)
whom I would fain have kept with me, that in thy behalf he might minister unto me in the bonds of the gospel:- American Standard Version (1901)
Though my desire was to keep him with me, to be my servant in the chains of the good news, in your place:- Basic English Bible
whom *I* was desirous of keeping with myself, that for thee he might minister to me in the bonds of the glad tidings;- Darby Bible
Whom I would have retained with me, that in thy stead he might have ministered to me in the bonds of the gospel: - Webster's Bible
It was my wish to keep him at my side for him to attend to my wants, as your representative, during my imprisonment for the Good News.- Weymouth Bible
whom I desired to keep with me, that on your behalf he might serve me in my chains for the Good News.- World English Bible
whom Y wolde withholde with me, that he schulde serue for thee to me in boondis of the gospel;- Wycliffe Bible
whom I did wish to retain to myself, that in thy behalf he might minister to me in the bonds of the good news,- Youngs Literal Bible
Wesley's Notes for Philemon 1:13
1:13 To serve me in thy stead - To do those services for me which thou, if present, wouldest gladly have done thyself.
People's Bible Notes for Philemon 1:13
Phm 1:13 Whom I would have retained with me. Would gladly have kept him with me to render for thee the service you would be glad to give me while I am in chains.
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