Philippians 1:21



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.

King James Version

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Holman Bible

For me, living is Christ and dying is gain.

International Standard Version

For to me, to go on living is the Messiah, and to die is gain.

A Conservative Version

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

American Standard Version

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Amplified

For me to live is Christ [His life in me], and to die is gain [the gain of the glory of eternity].

An Understandable Version

For life to me is Christ, and if I die, it would be gain.

Anderson New Testament

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Bible in Basic English

For to me life is Christ and death is profit.

Common New Testament

For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and if I die, I gain.

Darby Translation

For for me to live is Christ, and to die gain;

Godbey New Testament

For Christ is my life, and death is my gain.

Goodspeed New Testament

For, as I see it, living means Christ and dying something even better.

John Wesley New Testament

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For to me to live is Christ and to die is gain.

Julia Smith Translation

For me to live is Christ, and to die gain.

King James 2000

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For to me to live [is] Christ and to die [is] gain.

Modern King James verseion

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For Christ is to me life, and death is to me advantage.

Moffatt New Testament

As life means Christ to me, so death means gain.

Montgomery New Testament

For, with me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.

NET Bible

For to me, living is Christ and dying is gain.

New Heart English Bible

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

New simplified Bible

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Noyes New Testament

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Sawyer New Testament

Because for me to live is Christ and to die is gain.

The Emphasized Bible

For, unto me - living, is Christ, and, dying, gain.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For to me life is Christ, and death is gain.

Webster

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Weymouth New Testament

For, with me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.

Williams New Testament

For to me living means Christ and dying brings gain.

World English Bible

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Worrell New Testament

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Worsley New Testament

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain: and if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labor:

Youngs Literal Translation

for to me to live is Christ, and to die gain.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

to me
ἐμοί 
Emoi 
me , I , mine , my , 9
Usage: 58

to live
ζάω 
Zao 
live , be alive , alive , quick , lively , not tr , , vr live
Usage: 115

is Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

to die
ἀποθνήσκω 
Apothnesko 
die , be dead , be at the point of death +9 , perish , lie a dying , be slain + , vr dead
Usage: 93

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Context Readings

Living Is Christ

20 according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will not be put to shame in anything, but that with all boldness, Christ will even now, as always, be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death. 21 For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. 22 But if I am to live on in the flesh, this will mean fruitful labor for me; and I do not know which to choose.



Cross References

Galatians 2:20

"I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.

Philippians 1:20

according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will not be put to shame in anything, but that with all boldness, Christ will even now, as always, be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.

Colossians 3:4

When Christ, who is our life, is revealed, then you also will be revealed with Him in glory.

Isaiah 57:1-2

The righteous man perishes, and no man takes it to heart; And devout men are taken away, while no one understands For the righteous man is taken away from evil,

Romans 8:35-39

Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?

1 Corinthians 1:30

But by His doing you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption,

1 Corinthians 3:22

whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or things present or things to come; all things belong to you,

2 Corinthians 5:1

For we know that if the earthly tent which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

2 Corinthians 5:6

Therefore, being always of good courage, and knowing that while we are at home in the body we are absent from the Lord--

2 Corinthians 5:8

we are of good courage, I say, and prefer rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord.

Galatians 6:14

But may it never be that I would boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.

Philippians 1:23

But I am hard-pressed from both directions, having the desire to depart and be with Christ, for that is very much better;

Philippians 2:21

For they all seek after their own interests, not those of Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-15

But we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve as do the rest who have no hope.

Revelation 14:13

And I heard a voice from heaven, saying, "Write, 'Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on!'" "Yes," says the Spirit, "so that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow with them."

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