Parallel Verses

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,

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 of 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;

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;

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 so that [what] you can be proud of may increase in Christ Jesus because of me through my return again to you. 27 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, 28 and not letting yourselves be intimidated in anything by your opponents, which is a sign of destruction to them, but of your salvation, and this from God,



Cross References

Ephesians 4:1

Therefore I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you to live in a manner worthy of the calling with which you were called:

Jude 1:3

Dear friends, [although I] was making every effort to write to you concerning our common salvation, I considered [it] a necessity to write to you to encourage [you] to contend for the faith delivered once and for all to the saints.

Acts 4:32

Now the group of those who believed were one heart and soul, and no one said anything of what belonged to him was his own, but all [things] were theirs in common.

1 Corinthians 1:10

Now I exhort you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all say the same [thing] and there not be divisions among you, and that you be made complete in the same mind and with the same purpose.

2 Peter 3:14

Therefore, dear friends, [because you] are waiting for these [things], make every effort to be found at peace, spotless and unblemished in him.

Psalm 122:3

Jerusalem that is built as a city that is joined together,

Psalm 133:1

Look, how good and how pleasant [it is] [when] brothers dwell together in unity.

Proverbs 22:23

For Yahweh will plead their case and despoil those who despoil them of life.

Jeremiah 32:39

And I will give to them one heart and one way, to revere me {forever}, for good to them, and to their children after them.

Matthew 12:25

But knowing their thoughts, he said to them, "Every kingdom divided against itself is laid waste, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand.

John 17:20-21

"And I do not ask on behalf of these only, but also on behalf of those who believe in me through their word,

Acts 2:46

And every day, devoting themselves [to meeting] with one purpose in the temple [courts] and breaking bread from house [to house], they were eating [their] food with joy and simplicity of heart,

Acts 24:24

And after some days, [when] Felix arrived with his wife Drusilla, who was Jewish, he sent for Paul and listened to him concerning faith in Christ Jesus.

Romans 1:5

through whom we have received grace and apostleship for the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles on behalf of his name,

Romans 1:9

For God, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, is my witness, how constantly I make mention of you,

Romans 1:16

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Romans 10:8

But what does it say? "The word is near to you, in your mouth and in your heart" (that is, the word of faith that we proclaim),

Romans 12:4-5

For just as in one body we have many members, but all the members do not have the same function,

Romans 15:16

with the result that I am a servant of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, serving the gospel of God as a priest, in order that the offering of the Gentiles may become acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

Romans 15:29

and I know that [when I] come to you, I will come in the fullness of the blessing of Christ.

1 Corinthians 12:12-31

For just as the body is one and has many members, but all the members of the body, [although they] are many, are one body, thus also Christ.

1 Corinthians 15:58

So then, my dear brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, [because you] know that your labor is not [in] vain in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 16:13-14

Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act courageously, be strong.

2 Corinthians 4:4

among whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, so that they would not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

2 Corinthians 9:13

Through the proven character of this service [they will] glorify God because of the submission of your confession to the gospel of Christ and the generosity of [your] participation toward them and toward everyone,

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brothers, rejoice, be restored, be encouraged, {be in agreement}, be at peace, and the God of love and peace will be with you.

Galatians 1:7

not that [there] is a different [gospel], except there are some who are disturbing you and wanting to distort the gospel of Christ.

Ephesians 1:13

in whom also you, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, in whom also when you believed you were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit,

Ephesians 1:15

Because of this I also, hearing of {your faith} in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints,

Ephesians 4:3-6

being eager to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace;

Philippians 2:1-2

Therefore, if [there is] any encouragement in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion,

Philippians 2:12

Therefore my dear friends, just 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

And I am convinced in the Lord that I myself will arrive shortly also.

Philippians 3:18-1

For many live, of whom I spoke about to you many times, but now speak about even weeping, [as] the enemies of the cross of Christ,

Colossians 1:4

[since we] heard about your faith in Christ Jesus and the love that you have for all the saints,

Colossians 1:10

so that you may live in a manner worthy of the Lord, {to please [him] in all respects}, bearing fruit in every good deed and increasing in the knowledge of God,

1 Thessalonians 2:11-12

just as you know how [we treated] each one of you, like a father his own children,

1 Thessalonians 3:6

But now, [because] Timothy has come to us from you and has brought good news to us of your faith and love, and that {you always think kindly of us}, desiring to see us just as also we [desire to see] you,

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Finally therefore, brothers, we ask you and appeal to [you] in the Lord Jesus that, just as you have received from us how it is necessary for you to live and to please God, just as indeed you are living, that you progress even more.

1 Timothy 1:11

according to the glorious gospel of the blessed God that I was entrusted with.

1 Timothy 1:19

having faith and a good conscience, which some, [because they] have rejected [these], have suffered shipwreck concerning their faith,

2 Timothy 4:7

I have fought the good fight, I have completed the race, I have kept the faith.

Titus 2:10

not stealing, but demonstrating all good faith, in order that they may do credit to the teaching of God our Savior in everything.

Titus 2:10

not stealing, but demonstrating all good faith, in order that they may do credit to the teaching of God our Savior in everything.

James 3:18

And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace among those who make peace.

2 Peter 1:4-9

through which things he has bestowed on us his precious and very great promises, so that through these you may become sharers of the divine nature [after] escaping from the corruption [that is] in the world because of evil desire,

2 Peter 3:11

[Because] all these things are being destroyed in this way, what sort of [people] must you be in holy behavior and godliness,

3 John 1:3-4

For I rejoiced exceedingly [when the] brothers came and testified [to] your truth, just as you are walking in [the] truth.

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