Parallel Verses

Amplified

It is right and appropriate for me to have this confidence and feel this way about you all, because you have me in your heart and I hold you in my heart as partakers and sharers, one and all with me, of grace (God's unmerited favor and spiritual blessing). [This is true] both when I am shut up in prison and when I am out in the defense and confirmation of the good news (the Gospel).

New American Standard Bible

For it is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me.

King James Version

Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are partakers of my grace.

Holman Bible

It is right for me to think this way about all of you, because I have you in my heart, and you are all partners with me in grace, both in my imprisonment and in the defense and establishment of the gospel.

International Standard Version

For it is only right for me to think this way about all of you, because you're constantly on my mind. Both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, all of you are partners with me in this privilege.

A Conservative Version

Just as it is right for me to think this about all of you, because I have you in my heart, both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the good-news, you all being partners with me of the grace.

American Standard Version

even as it is right for me to be thus minded on behalf of you all, because I have you in my heart, inasmuch as, both in my bonds and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are partakers with me of grace.

An Understandable Version

It is right for me to think this way about all of you, because I have you in my heart [i.e., you are dear to me], for you people are sharing in God's unearned favor with me [Note: Paul here refers to his ministry], both in my imprisonment and in my defense and confirmation of the Gospel [i.e., in my efforts to give proof of the Gospel's truth].

Anderson New Testament

as it is right for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; both in my bonds and in my defense and confirmation of the gospel, I say I have you all in my heart as being joint par takers of my grace.

Bible in Basic English

So it is right for me to take thought for you all in this way, because I have you in my heart; for in my chains, and in my arguments before the judges in support of the good news, making clear that it is true, you all have your part with me in grace.

Common New Testament

For it is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I should have this opinion of you, being sensible you make the dispensation I am under a common concern, with respect to my confinement, and the defence and confirmation of the gospel.

Darby Translation

as it is righteous for me to think this as to you all, because ye have me in your hearts, and that both in my bonds and in the defence and confirmation of the glad tidings ye are all participators in my grace.

Godbey New Testament

as it is righteous for me to think in behalf of you all, because I have you in my heart, both in my bonds and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, that you are all my fellow-partakers of the grace.

Goodspeed New Testament

And I have a right to feel in this way about you all, because both when I am in prison and when I am defending and vindicating our right to preach the good news, I have you in my heart as all sharing that privilege with me.

John Wesley New Testament

As it is right for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart, who were all partakers of my grace, both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Even as it is right for me to think this of you all because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are joint partakers of my grace.

Julia Smith Translation

As it is just for me to think this concerning you all, for my having you in the heart; both in my bonds, and in the justification and confirmation of the good news, ye all being partakers of grace with me.

King James 2000

Even as it is right for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; since as both in my bonds, and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of my grace.

Lexham Expanded Bible

just as it is right for me to think this about all of you, because I have you in my heart, [since] both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel all of you are sharers of grace with me.

Modern King James verseion

even as it is righteous for me to think this of you all, because you have me in your heart, inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you are all partakers of my grace.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

as it becometh me so to judge of you all, because I have you in my heart, and have you also every one companions of grace with me, even in my bonds as I defend, and establish the gospel.

Moffatt New Testament

It is only natural for me to be thinking of you all in this way, for alike in my prison and as I defend and vindicate the gospel, I bear in mind how you all share with me in the grace divine.

Montgomery New Testament

It is but just that I should be thus mindful of you all, because I have you in my heart, and because in these fetters of mine and in my defense and confirmation of the gospel you are all my fellow partners in the privilege.

NET Bible

For it is right for me to think this about all of you, because I have you in my heart, since both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel all of you became partners in God's grace together with me.

New Heart English Bible

It is even right for me to think this way on behalf of all of you, because I have you in my heart, because, both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the Good News, you all are partakers with me of grace.

Noyes New Testament

even as it is right for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, all of you being sharers of the grace bestowed on me.

Sawyer New Testament

as it is right for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart, both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you being all partakers of my grace.

The Emphasized Bible

According as it is right in me to have this regard in behalf of you all, - because ye have had me in your hearts, both in my bonds and in the defence and confirmation of the glad-message, all of you being, joint partakers of my favour.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

as it is right for me to think this of you all, because I bear you on my heart, both in my bonds and in my defence and the confirmation of the gospel, as being all of you sharers in my grace.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And, indeed, I am justified in feeling thus about you all; because you have a warm place in my heart--you who all, both in my imprisonment and in the work of defending and establishing the Good News, shared my privilege with me.

Webster

Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are partakers of my grace.

Weymouth New Testament

And I am justified in having this confidence about you all, because, both during my imprisonment and when I stand up in defence of the Good News or to confirm its truth, I have you in my heart, sharers as you all are in the same grace as myself.

Williams New Testament

And I have a right to think this way about you, because I always have you in my heart, whether shut up in prison or out defending and vindicating the good news, for you are sharers with me of God's favor.

World English Bible

It is even right for me to think this way on behalf of all of you, because I have you in my heart, because, both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the Good News, you all are partakers with me of grace.

Worrell New Testament

even as it is right for me to think this in behalf of you all; because ye have me in your heart, both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the Gospel, all of you being partakers with me of the grace.

Worsley New Testament

As it is just for me to think this of you all, because ye have me in your heart, both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, being all of you partakers of the same grace with me.

Youngs Literal Translation

according as it is righteous for me to think this in behalf of you all, because of my having you in the heart, both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the good news, all of you being fellow-partakers with me of grace.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Even as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

it is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

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

to think
φρονέω 
Phroneo 
think, regard, mind, be minded, savour, be of the same mind Trans, be like minded ,
Usage: 27

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

of
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 138
Usage: 151

you
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 371
Usage: 314

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704
Usage: 704

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

I
μέ 
me 
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 122

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

in
ἐν 
En 
δεσμόν δεσμός 
Desmon 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
bond, band, string, chain
Usage: 2128
Usage: 19

my heart
καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

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

τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313
Usage: 313

δεσμόν δεσμός 
Desmon 
Usage: 19

and



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

in the defence
ἀπολογία 
Apologia 
Usage: 8

βεβαίωσις 
Bebaiosis 
Usage: 2

of the gospel
εὐαγγέλιον 
Euaggelion 
Usage: 69

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

are
ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

συγκοινωνός 
Sugkoinonos 
Usage: 4

Devotionals

Devotionals about Philippians 1:7

Images Philippians 1:7

Prayers for Philippians 1:7

Questions on Philippians 1:7

Context Readings

Thanksgiving

6 And I am convinced and sure of this very thing, that He Who began a good work in you will continue until the day of Jesus Christ [right up to the time of His return], developing [that good work] and perfecting and bringing it to full completion in you. 7 It is right and appropriate for me to have this confidence and feel this way about you all, because you have me in your heart and I hold you in my heart as partakers and sharers, one and all with me, of grace (God's unmerited favor and spiritual blessing). [This is true] both when I am shut up in prison and when I am out in the defense and confirmation of the good news (the Gospel). 8 For God is my witness how I long for and pursue you all with love, in the tender mercy of Christ Jesus [Himself]!


Cross References

2 Corinthians 7:3

I do not say this to reproach or condemn [you], for I have said before that you are [nested] in our hearts, [and you will remain there] together [with us], whether we die or live.

Acts 20:23

Except that the Holy Spirit clearly and emphatically affirms to me in city after city that imprisonment and suffering await me.

Ephesians 3:1

For this reason [ because I preached that you are thus built up together], I, Paul, [am] the prisoner of Jesus the Christ for the sake and on behalf of you Gentiles -- "

Ephesians 6:20

For which I am an ambassador in a coupling chain [in prison. Pray] that I may declare it boldly and courageously, as I ought to do.

Philippians 1:5

[I thank my God] for your fellowship (your sympathetic cooperation and contributions and partnership) in advancing the good news (the Gospel) from the first day [you heard it] until now.

Philippians 1:16-17

The latter [proclaim Christ] out of love, because they recognize and know that I am [providentially] put here for the defense of the good news (the Gospel).

Philippians 4:14

But it was right and commendable and noble of you to contribute for my needs and to share my difficulties with me.

Colossians 4:18

I, Paul, [add this final] greeting, writing with my own hand. Remember I am still in prison and in chains. May grace (God's unmerited favor and blessing) be with you! Amen (so be it).

2 Timothy 2:9

For that [Gospel] I am suffering affliction and even wearing chains like a criminal. But the Word of God is not chained or imprisoned!

Acts 16:23-25

And when they had struck them with many blows, they threw them into prison, charging the jailer to keep them safely.

Acts 21:33

Then the commandant approached and arrested Paul and ordered that he be secured with two chains. He then inquired who he was and what he had done.

1 Corinthians 9:23

And I do this for the sake of the good news (the Gospel), in order that I may become a participator in it and share in its [blessings along with you].

1 Corinthians 13:7

Love bears up under anything and everything that comes, is ever ready to believe the best of every person, its hopes are fadeless under all circumstances, and it endures everything [without weakening].

2 Corinthians 3:2

[No] you yourselves are our letter of recommendation (our credentials), written in your hearts, to be known (perceived, recognized) and read by everybody.

Galatians 5:6

For [if we are] in Christ Jesus, neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything, but only faith activated and energized and expressed and working through love.

Ephesians 4:1

I therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, appeal to and beg you to walk (lead a life) worthy of the [divine] calling to which you have been called [with behavior that is a credit to the summons to God's service,

Colossians 4:3

And at the same time pray for us also, that God may open a door to us for the Word (the Gospel), to proclaim the mystery concerning Christ (the Messiah) on account of which I am in prison;

1 Thessalonians 1:2-5

We are ever giving thanks to God for all of you, continually mentioning [you when engaged] in our prayers,

1 Thessalonians 5:5

For you are all sons of light and sons of the day; we do not belong either to the night or to darkness.

2 Timothy 1:8

Do not blush or be ashamed then, to testify to and for our Lord, nor of me, a prisoner for His sake, but [ with me] take your share of the suffering [to which the preaching] of the Gospel [may expose you, and do it] in the power of God.

Hebrews 3:1

So then, brethren, consecrated and set apart for God, who share in the heavenly calling, [thoughtfully and attentively] consider Jesus, the Apostle and High Priest Whom we confessed [as ours when we embraced the Christian faith].

Hebrews 6:9-10

Even though we speak this way, yet in your case, beloved, we are now firmly convinced of better things that are near to salvation and accompany it.

Hebrews 10:33-34

Sometimes being yourselves a gazingstock, publicly exposed to insults and abuse and distress, and sometimes claiming fellowship and making common cause with others who were so treated.

1 Peter 4:13

But insofar as you are sharing Christ's sufferings, rejoice, so that when His glory [full of radiance and splendor] is revealed, you may also rejoice with triumph [exultantly].

1 Peter 5:1

I warn and counsel the elders among you (the pastors and spiritual guides of the church) as a fellow elder and as an eyewitness [called to testify] of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a sharer in the glory (the honor and splendor) that is to be revealed (disclosed, unfolded):

2 Peter 1:13

I think it right, as long as I am in this tabernacle (tent, body), to stir you up by way of remembrance,

1 John 3:14

We know that we have passed over out of death into Life by the fact that we love the brethren (our fellow Christians). He who does not love abides (remains, is held and kept continually) in [spiritual] death.

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