Parallel Verses

World English Bible

For God is my witness, how I long after all of you in the tender mercies of Christ Jesus.

New American Standard Bible

For God is my witness, how I long for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus.

King James Version

For God is my record, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.

Holman Bible

For God is my witness, how deeply I miss all of you with the affection of Christ Jesus.

International Standard Version

For God is my witness how much I long for all of you with the compassion that the Messiah Jesus provides.

A Conservative Version

For God is my witness, how I long for you all in bowels of Jesus Christ.

American Standard Version

For God is my witness, how I long after you all in the tender mercies of Christ Jesus.

Amplified

For God is my witness how I long for and pursue you all with love, in the tender mercy of Christ Jesus [Himself]!

An Understandable Version

For God is my witness that I long to see you with the [same] affection that Christ Jesus has [for you].

Anderson New Testament

For God is my witness how ardently I love you with the affection of Christ Jesus.

Bible in Basic English

For God is my witness, how my love goes out to you all in the loving mercies of Christ Jesus.

Common New Testament

For God is my witness, how I long for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for God is my witness, that I love you with a christian tenderness.

Darby Translation

For God is my witness how I long after you all in the bowels of Christ Jesus.

Godbey New Testament

For God is my witness, how I long after you in the affections of Jesus Christ.

Goodspeed New Testament

For God is my witness how I yearn for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus himself.

John Wesley New Testament

For God is my witness, how I long for you all, with the bowels of Jesus Christ.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For God is my record, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.

Julia Smith Translation

For God is my witness, how I long for you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.

King James 2000

For God is my witness, how greatly I long after you all in the affections of Jesus Christ.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For God [is] my witness, that I long for all of you with the affection of Christ Jesus.

Modern King James verseion

For God is my witness how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For God beareth me record how greatly I long after you all from the very heart-root in Jesus Christ.

Moffatt New Testament

(God is my witness that I yearn for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus himself!)

Montgomery New Testament

God is my witness how I yearn for you all in the tenderness of Christ Jesus.

NET Bible

For God is my witness that I long for all of you with the affection of Christ Jesus.

New Heart English Bible

For God is my witness, how I long after all of you in the tender mercies of Christ Jesus.

Noyes New Testament

For God is my witness how much I long for you all in the tender affection of Christ Jesus.

Sawyer New Testament

For God is my witness, how much I desire you all with the tender affections of Christ Jesus.

The Emphasized Bible

For God is, my witness, how I long for you all in the tender affections of Christ Jesus.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For God is my witness, how earnestly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.

Twentieth Century New Testament

God will bear me witness how I yearn over you all with the tenderness of Christ Jesus.

Webster

For God is my witness, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.

Weymouth New Testament

For God is my witness how I yearn over all of you with tender Christian affection.

Williams New Testament

For God is my witness how I never stop yearning for all of you with the affection Christ Jesus inspires.

Worrell New Testament

For God is my witness, how I long for you all in the tender affections of Christ Jesus.

Worsley New Testament

For God is my witness, how much I long for you all, as with the bowels of Jesus Christ.

Youngs Literal Translation

For God is my witness, how I long for you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

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

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

μάρτυς 
Martus 
Usage: 28

ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

I long
ἐπιποθέω 
Epipotheo 
Usage: 9

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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

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

the bowels
σπλάγχνον 
Splagchnon 
Usage: 11

of Jesus
Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Devotionals

Devotionals about Philippians 1:8

Images Philippians 1:8

Prayers for Philippians 1:8

Context Readings

Thanksgiving

7 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. 8 For God is my witness, how I long after all of you in the tender mercies of Christ Jesus. 9 This I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all discernment;


Cross References

Romans 1:9

For God is my witness, whom I serve in my spirit in the Good News of his Son, how unceasingly I make mention of you always in my prayers,

Romans 9:1

I tell the truth in Christ. I am not lying, my conscience testifying with me in the Holy Spirit,

Philippians 4:1

Therefore, my brothers, beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand firm in the Lord, my beloved.

2 Timothy 1:4

longing to see you, remembering your tears, that I may be filled with joy;

Isaiah 16:11

Therefore my heart sounds like a harp for Moab, and my inward parts for Kir Heres.

Isaiah 63:15

Look down from heaven, and see from the habitation of your holiness and of your glory: where are your zeal and your mighty acts? the yearning of your heart and your compassion is restrained toward me.

Jeremiah 31:20

Is Ephraim my dear son? is he a darling child? for as often as I speak against him, I do earnestly remember him still: therefore my heart yearns for him; I will surely have mercy on him, says Yahweh.

Luke 1:78

because of the tender mercy of our God, whereby the dawn from on high will visit us,

2 Corinthians 6:12

You are not restricted by us, but you are restricted by your own affections.

2 Corinthians 7:15

His affection is more abundantly toward you, while he remembers all of your obedience, how with fear and trembling you received him.

2 Corinthians 13:9

For we rejoice when we are weak and you are strong. And this we also pray for, even your perfecting.

Galatians 1:20

Now about the things which I write to you, behold, before God, I'm not lying.

Galatians 4:19

My little children, of whom I am again in travail until Christ is formed in you --

Philippians 2:1

If there is therefore any exhortation in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassion,

Philippians 2:26

since he longed for you all, and was very troubled, because you had heard that he was sick.

Colossians 2:1

For I desire to have you know how greatly I struggle for you, and for those at Laodicea, and for as many as have not seen my face in the flesh;

Colossians 3:12

Put on therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, humility, and perseverance;

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For neither were we at any time found using words of flattery, as you know, nor a cloak of covetousness (God is witness),

1 Thessalonians 2:8

Even so, affectionately longing for you, we were well pleased to impart to you, not the Good News of God only, but also our own souls, because you had become very dear to us.

1 Thessalonians 2:8

Even so, affectionately longing for you, we were well pleased to impart to you, not the Good News of God only, but also our own souls, because you had become very dear to us.

1 Thessalonians 2:8

Even so, affectionately longing for you, we were well pleased to impart to you, not the Good News of God only, but also our own souls, because you had become very dear to us.

1 John 3:17

But whoever has the world's goods, and sees his brother in need, and closes his heart of compassion against him, how does the love of God remain in him?

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