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Philippians 1 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:1 - Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philip'pi, with the bishops and deacons:
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 in all my remembrance of you,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:4 - always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:5 - thankful for your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:6 - And I am sure that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:7 - It is right for me to feel thus about you all, because I hold you in my heart, for you are all partakers with me of grace, both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:8 - For God is my witness, how I yearn for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:9 - And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:10 - so that you may approve what is excellent, and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:11 - filled with the fruits of righteousness which come through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:12 - I want you to know, brethren, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:13 - so that it has become known throughout the whole praetorian guard and to all the rest that my imprisonment is for Christ;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:14 - and most of the brethren have been made confident in the Lord because of my imprisonment, and are much more bold to speak the word of God without fear.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:15 - Some indeed preach Christ from envy and rivalry, but others from good will.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:16 - The latter do it out of love, knowing that I am put here for the defense of the gospel;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:17 - the former proclaim Christ out of partisanship, not sincerely but thinking to afflict me in my imprisonment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:18 - What then? Only that in every way, whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is proclaimed; and in that I rejoice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:19 - Yes, and I shall rejoice. For I know that through your prayers and the help of the Spirit of Jesus Christ this will turn out for my deliverance,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:20 - as it is my eager expectation and hope that I shall not be at all ashamed, but that with full courage now as always Christ will be honored in my body, whether by life or by death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:21 - For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:22 - If it is to be life in the flesh, that means fruitful labor for me. Yet which I shall choose I cannot tell.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:23 - I am hard pressed between the two. My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:24 - But to remain in the flesh is more necessary on your account.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:25 - Convinced of this, I know that I shall remain and continue with you all, for your progress and joy in the faith,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:26 - so that in me you may have ample cause to glory in Christ Jesus, because of my coming to you again.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:27 - Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you stand firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for the faith of the gospel,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:28 - and not frightened in anything by your opponents. This is a clear omen to them of their destruction, but of your salvation, and that from God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:29 - For it has been granted to you that for the sake of Christ you should not only believe in him but also suffer for his sake,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:30 - engaged in the same conflict which you saw and now hear to be mine.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

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