Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

the others proclaim Christ out of rivalry, not sincerely, seeking to cause me anxiety in my imprisonment.

New American Standard Bible

the former proclaim Christ out of selfish ambition rather than from pure motives, thinking to cause me distress in my imprisonment.

King James Version

But the other of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel.

International Standard Version

The former proclaim the Messiah because they are selfishly ambitious and insincere, thinking that they will stir up trouble for me during my imprisonment.

A Conservative Version

But some from love, knowing that I am set for the defense of the good-news.

American Standard Version

but the other proclaim Christ of faction, not sincerely, thinking to raise up affliction for me in my bonds.

Amplified

but the former preach Christ [insincerely] out of selfish ambition [just self-promotion], thinking that they are causing me distress in my imprisonment.

An Understandable Version

But the others preach Christ out of rivalry, not sincerely, hoping to stir up trouble for me while I am in prison.

Anderson New Testament

those preach Christ from a contentious disposition, not sincerely, thinking that they will add affliction to my bonds.

Bible in Basic English

But those are preaching Christ in a spirit of competition, not from their hearts, but with the purpose of giving me pain in my prison.

Common New Testament

the former proclaim Christ out of selfish ambition, not sincerely, but thinking to cause me distress in my imprisonment.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the others act from affection, as knowing that I suffer for having defended the gospel.

Darby Translation

but those out of contention, announce the Christ, not purely, supposing to arouse tribulation for my bonds.

Godbey New Testament

the former from self-seeking are proclaiming Christ insincerely, thinking that they will add affliction to my bonds.

Goodspeed New Testament

But the others are preaching the Christ not sincerely but for their own ends, imagining that they are making my imprisonment harder to bear.

John Wesley New Testament

But the others out of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel.

Julia Smith Translation

And some of love, knowing that I am placed for justification of the good news:

King James 2000

But the other of love, knowing that I am set for the defense of the gospel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The former proclaim Christ from selfish ambition, not sincerely, thinking to raise up affliction in my imprisonment.

Modern King James verseion

But these others preach in love, knowing that I am set for the defense of the gospel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The other part of love, because they see that I am set to defend the gospel.

Moffatt New Testament

but the former proclaim Christ for their own ends, with mixed motives, intending to annoy me as I lie in prison.

Montgomery New Testament

These latter out of their love, because they know that I am set here for the defense of the gospel;

NET Bible

The former proclaim Christ from selfish ambition, not sincerely, because they think they can cause trouble for me in my imprisonment.

New Heart English Bible

but the latter out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the Good News.

Noyes New Testament

but they who are of a factious spirit preach Christ with no pure intent, thinking to stir up affliction to my bonds.

Sawyer New Testament

in Sawyer]those from love, knowing that I am set for the defense of the gospel,

The Emphasized Bible

But, those, out of faction, are declaring, the Christ, not purely - supposing to rouse up, tribulation, with my bonds.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

but the others of love, knowing that I am exposed for the defence of the gospel.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The former spread the news of the Christ in a factious spirit, and not sincerely, thinking to add to the pain of my chains.

Webster

But the other from love, knowing that I am set for the defense of the gospel.

Weymouth New Testament

while the others proclaim Him from motives of rivalry, and insincerely, supposing that by this they are embittering my imprisonment.

Williams New Testament

the former are preaching Christ from the motive of rivalry, not in sincerity, supposing that this is making it harder for me to bear my imprisonment.

World English Bible

but the latter out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the Good News.

Worrell New Testament

but the other proclaim Christ of contention, not sincerely, thinking to add tribulation to my bonds.

Worsley New Testament

the others out of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the other out of love, having known that for defence of the good news I am set:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the other

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

I am set
κεῖμαι 
Keimai 
lie, be laid, be set, be appointed, be, be made, laid up, there
Usage: 23

for
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the defence
ἀπολογία 
Apologia 
Usage: 8

Images Philippians 1:17

Prayers for Philippians 1:17

Context Readings

The Progress Of The Gospel

16 These do so out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the gospel; 17 the others proclaim Christ out of rivalry, not sincerely, seeking to cause me anxiety in my imprisonment. 18 What does it matter? Just that in every way, whether out of false motives or true, Christ is proclaimed. And in this I rejoice. Yes, and I will rejoice


Cross References

Philippians 1:7

It is right for me to think this way about all of you, because I have you in my heart, and you are all partners with me in grace, both in my imprisonment and in the defense and establishment of the gospel.

Philippians 2:3

Do nothing out of rivalry or conceit, but in humility consider others as more important than yourselves.

Luke 21:14

Therefore make up your minds not to prepare your defense ahead of time,

Acts 22:1

“Brothers and fathers, listen now to my defense before you.”

Acts 26:1

Agrippa said to Paul, “It is permitted for you to speak for yourself.”

Then Paul stretched out his hand and began his defense:

Acts 26:24

As he was making his defense this way, Festus exclaimed in a loud voice, “You’re out of your mind, Paul! Too much study is driving you mad!”

Romans 1:13-17

Now I want you to know, brothers, that I often planned to come to you (but was prevented until now) in order that I might have a fruitful ministry among you, just as among the rest of the Gentiles.

1 Corinthians 9:16-17

For if I preach the gospel, I have no reason to boast, because an obligation is placed on me. And woe to me if I do not preach the gospel!

Galatians 2:7-8

On the contrary, they saw that I had been entrusted with the gospel for the uncircumcised, just as Peter was for the circumcised,

1 Timothy 2:7

For this I was appointed a herald, an apostle (I am telling the truth; I am not lying), and a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

2 Timothy 1:11-12

For this gospel I was appointed a herald, apostle, and teacher,

2 Timothy 4:6-7

For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time for my departure is close.

2 Timothy 4:16

At my first defense, no one stood by me, but everyone deserted me. May it not be counted against them.

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