Philemon 1:13

Overview - Philemon 1
Paul rejoices to hear of the faith and love of Philemon, whom he desires to forgive his servant Onesimus, and lovingly to receive him again.
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Philemon 1:13  (King James Version)
Whom I would have retained with me, that in thy stead he might have ministered unto me in the bonds of the gospel:

in thy stead
1 Corinthians 16:17 ; Philippians 2:30

the bonds
1 ; Ephesians 3:1 ; 4:1