This is the 4th and final part of the commentary
Paul had made his plea for Onesimus and now makes intercession for his child whom he had begotten in his imprisonment. Paul was under a form of house arrest, a privilege granted to him since he was a Roman citizen and had appealed to Caesar. Nevertheless Paul considered himself a prisoner of Jesus Christ, for the gospel of Christ.
17 If then you regard me a partner, accept him as you would me. 18 But if he has wronged you in any way or owes you anything, charge that to my account; 19 I, Paul, am writing this with my own hand, I will repay it (not to mention to you that you owe to me even your own self as well). 20 Yes, brother, let me benefit from you in the Lord; refresh my heart in Christ.
21 Having confidence in your obedience, I write to you, since I…
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