Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



She fell at his feet and said, "On me, my lord, [be] the guilt! Please let your female servant speak {to you personally}! Hear the words of your female servant!

And Reuben heard [it] and delivered him from their hand and said, "We must not take his life."

Then Judah said to his brothers, "What profit [is there] if we kill our brother and conceal his blood?

So then, please let your servant remain in place of the boy as a slave to my lord, and let the boy go up with his brothers.

So Jonathan spoke well about David to his father Saul and said to him, "The king should not sin against his servant David, because he has not sinned against you, and because his service for you [has been] very good.

"My lord the king, these men have done evil [in] all that they have done to Jeremiah the prophet, [in] that they have thrown [him] into the pit, and he will die {there} {because of} starvation, for there is no longer any bread in the city."

I am appealing to you concerning my child whom I became the father of during my imprisonment, Onesimus.


I am appealing to you concerning my child whom I became the father of during my imprisonment, Onesimus. Once he [was] useless to you, but now [he is] useful to you and to me, whom I have sent back to you himself, that is, my heart, read more.
whom I wanted to keep with me, in order that he might serve me on behalf of you during my imprisonment for the gospel. But apart from your consent, I wanted to do nothing, in order that your good [deed] might be not as according to necessity, but according to [your own] free will. For perhaps because of this, he was separated [from you] for a time, in order that you might have him back forever, no longer as a slave, but more than a slave, a beloved brother, especially to me, but how much more to you, both in the flesh and in the Lord. If therefore you consider me a partner, receive him as [you would] me. But if in anything he has caused you loss or owes [you anything], {charge this to my account}. I, Paul, write [this] with my [own] hand: I will pay it back, lest I mention to you that {you owe me even your very self besides}. Yes, brother, I ought to have some benefit of you in the Lord; refresh my heart in Christ. Confident of your obedience, I am writing to you [because I] know that you will do even beyond what I say.


together with Onesimus, my faithful and dear brother, who is [one] of you. They will make known to you all {the circumstances} here.

I am appealing to you concerning my child whom I became the father of during my imprisonment, Onesimus.


She fell at his feet and said, "On me, my lord, [be] the guilt! Please let your female servant speak {to you personally}! Hear the words of your female servant!

And Reuben heard [it] and delivered him from their hand and said, "We must not take his life."

Then Judah said to his brothers, "What profit [is there] if we kill our brother and conceal his blood?

So then, please let your servant remain in place of the boy as a slave to my lord, and let the boy go up with his brothers.

So Jonathan spoke well about David to his father Saul and said to him, "The king should not sin against his servant David, because he has not sinned against you, and because his service for you [has been] very good.

"My lord the king, these men have done evil [in] all that they have done to Jeremiah the prophet, [in] that they have thrown [him] into the pit, and he will die {there} {because of} starvation, for there is no longer any bread in the city."

I am appealing to you concerning my child whom I became the father of during my imprisonment, Onesimus.