Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For they all seek after their own interests, not those of Christ Jesus.

King James Version

For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's.

Holman Bible

all seek their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ.

International Standard Version

For all the others look after their own interests, not after those of Jesus the Messiah.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

For the others all seek [to advance] their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ (the Messiah).

An Understandable Version

For everyone else is looking out for his own interests, not for those of Jesus Christ.

Anderson New Testament

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

Bible in Basic English

For they all go after what is theirs, not after the things of Christ.

Common New Testament

For they all seek after their own interests, not those of Christ Jesus.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the most consult their private advantage, and neglect the dispensation of Jesus Christ.

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

for all are seeking after their own, and not the things of Jesus Christ.

Goodspeed New Testament

For they are all looking out for their own interests, not for those of Jesus Christ.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's.

Julia Smith Translation

For they all seek the things of themselves, and not the things of Christ Jesus.

King James 2000

For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For they all seek {their own interests}, not those of Jesus Christ.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For all others seek their own, and not that which is Jesus Christ's.

Moffatt New Testament

Everybody is selfish, instead of caring for Jesus Christ.

Montgomery New Testament

for they are all seeking their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ.

NET Bible

Others are busy with their own concerns, not those of Jesus Christ.

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

for all of them are seeking their own things, not those of Christ Jesus.

Sawyer New Testament

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

The Emphasized Bible

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

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For all seek their own interests, not those of Christ Jesus.

Twentieth Century New Testament

They are all pursuing their own aims and not those of Christ Jesus.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

Everybody concerns himself about his own interests, not about those of Jesus Christ.

Williams New Testament

for most people are looking out for their own interests, not for the interests of Jesus Christ.

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

for all are seeking their own, not the things of Jesus Christ.

Worsley New Testament

For all seek their own interests, not those of Christ Jesus.

Youngs Literal Translation

for the whole seek their own things, not the things of the Christ Jesus,

Interlinear

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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Images Philippians 2:21

Prayers for Philippians 2:21

Context Readings

Timothy's Proven Character

20 For I have no one else of kindred spirit who will genuinely be concerned for your welfare. 21 For they all seek after their own interests, not those of Christ Jesus. 22 But you know of his proven worth, that he served with me in the furtherance of the gospel like a child serving his father.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:24

Let no one seek his own good, but that of his neighbor.

1 Corinthians 13:5

does not act unbecomingly; it does not seek its own, is not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered,

Philippians 2:4

do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others.

2 Timothy 3:2

For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, revilers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,

Isaiah 56:11

And the dogs are greedy, they are not satisfied And they are shepherds who have no understanding; They have all turned to their own way, Each one to his unjust gain, to the last one.

Matthew 16:24

Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.

Luke 14:26

"If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.

1 Corinthians 10:33

just as I also please all men in all things, not seeking my own profit but the profit of the many, so that they may be saved.

2 Corinthians 1:5

For just as the sufferings of Christ are ours in abundance, so also our comfort is abundant through Christ.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;

Philippians 1:20-21

according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will not be put to shame in anything, but that with all boldness, Christ will even now, as always, be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.

2 Timothy 4:10

for Demas, having loved this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica; Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

Luke 9:57-62

As they were going along the road, someone said to Him, "I will follow You wherever You go."

Malachi 1:10

"Oh that there were one among you who would shut the gates, that you might not uselessly kindle fire on My altar! I am not pleased with you," says the LORD of hosts, "nor will I accept an offering from you.

Acts 13:13

Now Paul and his companions put out to sea from Paphos and came to Perga in Pamphylia; but John left them and returned to Jerusalem.

Acts 15:38

But Paul kept insisting that they should not take him along who had deserted them in Pamphylia and had not gone with them to the work.

2 Timothy 1:15

You are aware of the fact that all who are in Asia turned away from me, among whom are Phygelus and Hermogenes.

2 Timothy 4:16

At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.

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