Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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.

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 according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will in no way be disappointed, but with all boldness, as always, now also Christ will be magnified 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 live on in the flesh, this will bring fruit from my work; yet I don't know what I will choose.



Cross References

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I that live, but Christ living in me. That 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 in no way be disappointed, but with all boldness, as always, now also Christ will be magnified in my body, whether by life, or by death.

Colossians 3:4

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

Isaiah 57:1-2

The righteous perishes, and no man lays it to heart; and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil [to come].

Romans 8:35-39

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Could oppression, or anguish, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?

1 Corinthians 1:30

But of him, you are in Christ Jesus, who was made 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 are yours,

2 Corinthians 5:1

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

2 Corinthians 5:6

Therefore, we are always confident and know that while we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord;

2 Corinthians 5:8

We are courageous, I say, and are willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be at home with the Lord.

Galatians 6:14

But far be it from me to 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 in a dilemma between the two, having the desire to depart and be with Christ, which is far better.

Philippians 2:21

For they all seek their own, not the things of Jesus Christ.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-15

But we don't want you to be ignorant, brothers, concerning those who have fallen asleep, so that you don't grieve like the rest, who have no hope.

Revelation 14:13

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

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