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Philippians 1 :: Darby Translation (DBY)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:1 - Paul and Timotheus, bondmen of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the overseers and ministers;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:2 - grace to you, and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:3 - I thank my God for my whole remembrance of you,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:4 - constantly in my every supplication, making the supplication for you all with joy,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:5 - because of your fellowship with the gospel, from the first day until now;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:6 - having confidence of this very thing, that he who has begun in you a good work will complete it unto Jesus Christ's day:
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:7 - as it is righteous for me to think this as to you all, because ye have *me* in your hearts, and that both in my bonds and in the defence and confirmation of the glad tidings ye are all participators in my grace.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:8 - For God is my witness how I long after you all in the bowels of Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:9 - And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in full knowledge and all intelligence,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:10 - that ye may judge of and approve the things that are more excellent, in order that ye may be pure and without offence for Christ's day,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:11 - being complete as regards the fruit of righteousness, which is by Jesus Christ, to God's glory and praise.

The Gospel Is Preached

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:12 - But I would have you know, brethren, that the circumstances in which I am have turned out rather to the furtherance of the glad tidings,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:13 - so that my bonds have become manifest as being in Christ in all the praetorium and to all others;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:14 - and that the most of the brethren, trusting in the Lord through my bonds, dare more abundantly to speak the word of God fearlessly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:15 - Some indeed also for envy and strife, but some also for good will, preach the Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:16 - These indeed out of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the glad tidings;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:17 - but those out of contention, announce the Christ, not purely, supposing to arouse tribulation for my bonds.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:18 - What is it then? at any rate, in every way, whether in pretext or in truth, Christ is announced; and in this I rejoice, yea, also I will rejoice;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:19 - for I know that this shall turn out for me to salvation, through your supplication and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:20 - according to my earnest expectation and hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but in all boldness, as always, now also Christ shall be magnified in my body whether by life or by death.

To Live Is Christ

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:21 - For for me to live is Christ, and to die gain;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:22 - but if to live in flesh is my lot, this is for me worth the while: and what I shall choose I cannot tell.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:23 - But I am pressed by both, having the desire for departure and being with Christ, for it is very much better,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:24 - but remaining in the flesh is more necessary for your sakes;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:25 - and having confidence of this, I know that I shall remain and abide along with you all, for your progress and joy in faith;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:26 - that your boasting may abound in Christ Jesus through me by my presence again with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:27 - Only conduct yourselves worthily of the glad tidings of the Christ, in order that whether coming and seeing you, or absent, I may hear of what concerns you, that ye stand firm in one spirit, with one soul, labouring together in the same conflict with the faith of the glad tidings;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:28 - and not frightened in anything by the opposers, which is to them a demonstration of destruction, but of your salvation, and that from God;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:29 - because to you has been given, as regards Christ, not only the believing on him but the suffering for him also,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:30 - having the same conflict which ye have seen in me, and now hear of in me.
BLB Footnotes
The order for Philippians 1:16 & 17 is reversed in the mGNT Greek when compared to the TR Greek text. English translations based on the mGNT and TR Greek manuscripts will also follow their respective manuscript's order.  

In 1867, John Nelson Darby translated the New Testament from Greek into English. Further revisions were done in 1872 and 1884. Darby’s work was first published as The Holy Scriptures: A New Translation from the Original Languages by J. N. Darby. After Darby’s death in 1882, some of his students worked together to produce the complete Darby Bible based on the Masoretic Hebrew text, Darby’s German (Elberfelder), and the French (Pau) translations. In 1890, the first complete Darby Bible was published in English. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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