Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Only let your manner of life be as it becomes the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;

New American Standard Bible

Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;

King James Version

Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;

Holman Bible

Just one thing: Live your life in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or am absent, I will hear about you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind, working side by side for the faith that comes from the gospel,

International Standard Version

The only thing that matters is that you continue to live as good citizens in a manner worthy of the gospel of the Messiah. Then, whether I come to see you or whether I stay away, I may hear all about you that you are standing firm in one spirit, struggling with one mind for the faith of the gospel,

A Conservative Version

Only be citizens worthy of the good-news of the Christ, so that, whether having come and having seen you or being absent, I may hear things about you that ye stand firm in one spirit, with one soul striving together for the faith o

American Standard Version

Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ: that, whether I come and see you and be absent, I may hear of your state, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one soul striving for the faith of the gospel;

Amplified

Only be sure as citizens so to conduct yourselves [that] your manner of life [will be] worthy of the good news (the Gospel) of Christ, so that whether I [do] come and see you or am absent, I may hear this of you: that you are standing firm in united spirit and purpose, striving side by side and contending with a single mind for the faith of the glad tidings (the Gospel).

An Understandable Version

So, [whatever happens], live your daily lives in such a way as to be worthy of the Gospel of Christ, so that, whether I come and see you or remain absent from you, I will hear about you, that you are standing firm in one spirit [i.e., united in purpose, and] contending with one mind for the faith of the Gospel [i.e., for the body of Christian teaching].

Anderson New Testament

Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of the Christ, that, whether I come and see you, or be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one soul striving together for the faith of the gospel,

Bible in Basic English

Only let your behaviour do credit to the good news of Christ, so that if I come and see you or if I am away from you, I may have news of you that you are strong in one spirit, working together with one soul for the faith of the good news;

Common New Testament

Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you stand firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel,

Daniel Mace New Testament

only conduct yourselves in a manner becoming the gospel of Christ, that whether I come to see you, or else am absent, I may have this account of you, that you are stedfastly of the same resolution, and unanimously contend for the faith of the gospel,

Darby Translation

Only conduct yourselves worthily of the glad tidings of the Christ, in order that whether coming and seeing you, or absent, I may hear of what concerns you, that ye stand firm in one spirit, with one soul, labouring together in the same conflict with the faith of the glad tidings;

Godbey New Testament

Only live worthily of the gospel of Christ: in order that, whether coming and seeing you or being absent, I hear those things concerning you, that you are standing in one spirit, with one soul contending for the faith of the gospel;

Goodspeed New Testament

Whatever happens, show yourselves citizens worthy of the good news of the Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am kept away and only hear news of you, I may know that you are standing firm with one spirit, one purpose, fighting side by side for faith in the good news.

John Wesley New Testament

Only let your behaviour be worthy the gospel of Christ, that whether I come and see you, or be absent, I may hear concerning you, that ye stand fast, in one spirit, with one soul striving together for the faith of the gospel,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Only let your conversation be as is worthy of the gospel of Christ, that whether I come and see you or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, unanimous, working together for the faith of the gospel,

Julia Smith Translation

Only live as citizens worthy of the good news of Christ: that whether coming and seeing you, whether being absent, I shall bear the things concerning you, that ye stand in one spirit, one soul, fighting together in faith of the good news;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Only lead your lives in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent I hear {your circumstances}, that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one soul contending side by side for the faith of the gospel,

Modern King James verseion

Only let your conduct be as becomes the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you, or else am absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, striving together with one mind for the faith of the gospel,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Only let your conversation be, as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may yet hear of you, that ye continue in one spirit, and in one soul laboring as we do to maintain the faith of the gospel,

Moffatt New Testament

Only, do lead a life that is worthy of the gospel of Christ. Whether I come and see you or only hear of you in absence, let me know you are standing firm in a common spirit, fighting side by side like one man for the faith of the gospel.

Montgomery New Testament

Only do lead lives worthy of the gospel of Christ; so that whether I come to see you or hear reports concerning you in my absence, I may know that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one soul, enlisted in a common struggle for the faith of the gospel,

NET Bible

Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ so that -- whether I come and see you or whether I remain absent -- I should hear that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind, by contending side by side for the faith of the gospel,

New Heart English Bible

Only let your manner of life be worthy of the Good News of Christ, that, whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of your state, that you stand firm in one spirit, with one soul striving for the faith of the Good News;

Noyes New Testament

Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, that whether I come and see you, or remain absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one soul striving together for the faith of the gospel,

Sawyer New Testament

Only conduct yourselves as citizens worthily of the gospel of Christ, that whether I come and see you, or be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand firm in one spirit, striving together with one mind for the faith of the gospel,

The Emphasized Bible

Only, in a manner worthy of the glad-message of the Christ, be using your citizenship; in order that - whether coming and seeing you, or being absent, I may hear of the things which concern you - that ye are standing fast in one spirit, with one soul, joining for the combat along with the faith of the glad-message;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Only conduct yourselves worthily as becometh the gospel of Christ; that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one soul wrestling together in the faith of the gospel;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Under all circumstances let your lives be worthy of the Good News of the Christ: so that, whether I come and see you, or whether I hear of your affairs at a distance, I may know that you are standing firm, animated by one spirit, and joining with one heart in a common struggle for the Faith taught by the Good News,

Webster

Only let your manner of life be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;

Weymouth New Testament

Only let the lives you live be worthy of the Good News of the Christ, in order that, whether I come and see you or, being absent, only hear of you, I may know that you are standing fast in one spirit and with one mind, fighting shoulder to shoulder for the faith of the Good News.

Williams New Testament

Only you must practice living lives that are worthy of the good news, so that whether I come and see you or stay away, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, and that with one purpose you are continuing to cooperate in the fight for faith in the good news.

World English Bible

Only let your way of life be worthy of the Good News of Christ, that, whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of your state, that you stand firm in one spirit, with one soul striving for the faith of the Good News;

Worrell New Testament

Only demean yourselves in a manner worthy of the Gospel of Christ; that, whether coming and seeing you, or being absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye are standing fast in one spirit, with one soul striving together for the faith of the Gospel;

Worsley New Testament

Only behave worthy of the gospel of Christ, that whether I come and see you, or be absent, I may hear of you, that ye stand firm in one Spirit, striving together as with one soul for the saith of the gospel;

Youngs Literal Translation

Only worthily of the good news of the Christ conduct ye yourselves, that, whether having come and seen you, whether being absent I may hear of the things concerning you, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one soul, striving together for the faith of the good news,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μόνον 
Monon 
only, alone, but
Usage: 62

πολιτεύομαι 
Politeuomai 
Usage: 2

as it becometh
ἀξίως 
Axios 
Usage: 6

the gospel
εὐαγγέλιον 
Euaggelion 
Usage: 69

of Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

ἵνα 
Hina 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 472
Usage: 764

εἴτε 
Eite 
or, whether, or whether, if
Usage: 64

I come
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

and

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

see
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

or else
εἴτε 
Eite 
or, whether, or whether, if
Usage: 64

be absent
ἄπειμι 
Apeimi 
Usage: 7

I may hear
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

of your
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

ye stand fast
στήκω 
Steko 
Usage: 7

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

one
εἷς 
heis 
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188
Usage: 188

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

with
ψυχή 
Psuche 
Usage: 62

ψυχή 
Psuche 
Usage: 62

συναθλέω 
sunathleo 
Usage: 2

for the faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

Devotionals

Devotionals about Philippians 1:27

Images Philippians 1:27

Context Readings

Living Is Christ

26 That your rejoicing may be more abundant in Jesus Christ for me by my coming to you again. 27 Only let your manner of life be as it becomes the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel; 28 And in nothing terrified by your adversaries: which is to them an evident token of destruction, but to you of salvation, and that of God.



Cross References

Ephesians 4:1

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation by which you are called,

Jude 1:3

Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was necessary for me to write unto you, and exhort you that you should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.

Acts 4:32

And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that any of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.

1 Corinthians 1:10

Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that you be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.

2 Peter 3:14

Therefore, beloved, seeing that you look for such things, be diligent that you may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless.

Psalm 122:3

Jerusalem is built as a city that is compact together:

Psalm 133:1

[A song of ascents. Of David.] Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!

Proverbs 22:23

For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.

Jeremiah 32:39

And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me forever, for the good of them, and of their children after them:

Matthew 12:25

And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand:

John 17:20-21

Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also who shall believe on me through their word;

Acts 2:46

And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their food with gladness and sincerity of heart,

Acts 24:24

And after certain days, when Felix came with his wife Drusilla, who was a Jewess, he sent for Paul, and heard him concerning the faith in Christ.

Romans 1:5

By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:

Romans 1:9

For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers;

Romans 1:16

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believes; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

Romans 10:8

But what says it? The word is near you, even in your mouth, and in your heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach;

Romans 12:4-5

For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office:

Romans 15:16

That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

Romans 15:29

And I am sure that, when I come unto you, I shall come in the fullness of the blessing of the gospel of Christ.

1 Corinthians 12:12-31

For as the body is one, and has many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, since you know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 16:13-14

Watch, stand fast in the faith, be men, be strong.

2 Corinthians 4:4

In whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of them who believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

2 Corinthians 9:13

While by the proof of this ministry they glorify God for your professed subjection unto the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal distribution unto them, and unto all men;

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brethren, farewell. Be restored, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.

Galatians 1:7

Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ.

Ephesians 1:13

In whom you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after you believed, you were sealed with that Holy Spirit of promise,

Ephesians 1:15

Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints,

Ephesians 4:3-6

Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Philippians 2:1-2

If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affections and mercies,

Philippians 2:12

Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

Philippians 2:24

But I trust in the Lord that I also myself shall come shortly.

Philippians 3:18-1

(For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ:

Colossians 1:4

Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which you have to all the saints,

Colossians 1:10

That you might walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

1 Thessalonians 2:11-12

As you know how we exhorted and encouraged and charged every one of you, as a father does his children,

1 Thessalonians 3:6

But now when Timothy came from you unto us, and brought us good tidings of your faith and love, and that you have good remembrance of us always, desiring greatly to see us, as we also to see you:

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as you have received of us how you ought to walk and to please God, so you would abound more and more.

1 Timothy 1:11

According to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which was committed to my trust.

1 Timothy 1:19

Holding faith, and a good conscience; which some having put away concerning faith have made it shipwreck:

2 Timothy 4:7

I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:

Titus 2:10

Not pilfering, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in all things.

Titus 2:10

Not pilfering, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in all things.

James 3:18

And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by them that make peace.

2 Peter 1:4-9

By which are given unto us exceedingly great and precious promises: that by these you might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

2 Peter 3:11

Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in all holy conduct and godliness,

3 John 1:3-4

For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in you, even as you walk in the truth.

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