Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

For me, living is Christ and dying is gain.

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.

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.

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
For
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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Philippians 1:21

Devotionals containing Philippians 1:21

Images Philippians 1:21

Context Readings

Living Is Christ

20 My eager expectation and hope is that I will not be ashamed about anything, but that now as always, with all boldness, Christ will be highly honored in my body, whether by life or by death. 21 For me, living is Christ and dying is gain. 22 Now if I live on in the flesh, this means fruitful work for me; and I don’t know which one I should choose.



Cross References

Galatians 2:20

and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.

Philippians 1:20

My eager expectation and hope is that I will not be ashamed about anything, but that now as always, with all boldness, Christ will be highly honored in my body, whether by life or by death.

Colossians 3:4

When the Messiah, who is your life, is revealed, then you also will be revealed with Him in glory.

Isaiah 57:1-2

The righteous one perishes,
and no one takes it to heart;
faithful men are swept away,
with no one realizing
that the righteous one is swept away
from the presence of evil.

Romans 8:35-39

Who can separate us from the love of Christ?
Can affliction or anguish or persecution
or famine or nakedness or danger or sword?

1 Corinthians 1:30

But it is from Him that you are in Christ Jesus, who became God-given wisdom for us—our righteousness, 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—everything is yours,

2 Corinthians 5:1

For we know that if our temporary, earthly dwelling is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal dwelling in the heavens, not made with hands.

2 Corinthians 5:6

So, we are always confident and know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord.

2 Corinthians 5:8

and we are confident and satisfied to be out of the body and at home with the Lord.

Galatians 6:14

But as for me, I will never boast about anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. The world has been crucified to me through the cross, and I to the world.

Philippians 1:23

I am pressured by both. I have the desire to depart and be with Christ—which is far better

Philippians 2:21

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

1 Thessalonians 4:13-15

We do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, concerning those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve like the rest, who have no hope.

Revelation 14:13

Then I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Write: The dead who die in the Lord from now on are blessed.”“Yes,” says the Spirit, “let them rest from their labors, for their works follow them!”

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