Philippians 1

1 Paul and Timothy, bondservants of Jesus Christ, to all the holy, ones in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, together with the overseers and deacons {1Tim 3, Tit 1} : 2 grace to you* and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

3 I am giving, thanks to my God upon every remembrance of you*, 4 always in my every supplication on behalf of all of you*, making* the supplication with joy, 5 on your, your* fellowship in the good, news from the first day till now. 6 I have confidence of this same thing, that he who has begun a good work in you* will be completing it till the day of Jesus Christ; 7 just, as it is a righteous thing for me to be mindful of this on behalf of all of you*, because I have you* in my heart, both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the good, news, all of you* being joint partners with me of the grace. 8 For* God is my witness, how I am longing, for all of you* in the affections of Christ Jesus. 9 And I am praying for this: in order that your, your* love* may abound still more and more in full knowledge and all comprehension; 10 *that* you* may approve the things which are carrying more, value; in order that you* may be sincere and guilt, free in the day of Christ; 11 having been filled with the fruits of righteousness, which is through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

12 Now brethren, I am planning for you* to know, that the things against me have come rather *for the progress of the good, news; 13 so, that my bonds became apparent in Christ in the whole palace guard and to all the rest; 14 and that most of the brethren in the Lord, having confidence because of my bonds, are even, more daring to speak fearlessly the word of God. 15 Some indeed are preaching the Christ even because of envy and strife, but some also through their delight. 16 Those are indeed proclaiming the Christ out of selfish ambition, not purely, assuming to bring affliction to my bonds. 17 But the latter ones do it out of love*, knowing that I am destined *for the defense of the good, news. 18 For* what then? Except* that in every manner, whether in pretext or in truth, Christ is proclaimed, and I am rejoicing in this, but also, I will be rejoicing again. 19 For* I know that this will be transpiring *for my salvation, through your, your* supplication and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ, 20 according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will be shamed in nothing, but as always, now Christ will also be magnified in my body in all boldness, whether through life or through death. 21 For* to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. 22 But if to live in the flesh -- this is the fruit of work to me, and what will I select for myself? I do not know. 23 But I am troubled from the two ends, having the desire, *that* I should vacate and be together with Christ , but it is much better rather 24 now to remain in the flesh is necessary because of you*. 25 And having confidence of this, I know that I will remain, and I will be abiding together with you* all, *for your, your* progress and joy in the faith; 26 in order that your, your* boasting may abound in Christ Jesus in me, through my presence with you* again. 27 Only behave, as citizens worthy of the good, news of the Christ; in order that, whether I come and see you*, or am absent, I may hear about the things concerning you*, that you* are standing, firm in one spirit, with one soul contending together with us in the faith of the good, news. 28 And being terrified in nothing by those who lay in opposition to you * ; which to them indeed is an example of destruction, but to you* is an example of salvation and this thing is from God, 29 because it was granted to you* on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer on his behalf; 30 having the same struggle such, as you* saw in me, and now are hearing to be in me.



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