Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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 [who deserted me after my arrest] all seek [to advance] their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ.

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.

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.

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 man of like mind who will truly have care for you. 21 For they all go after what is theirs, not after the things of Christ. 22 But his quality is clear to you; how, as a child is to its father, so he was a help to me in the work of the good news.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:24

Let a man give attention not only to what is good for himself, but equally to his neighbour's good.

1 Corinthians 13:5

Love's ways are ever fair, it takes no thought for itself; it is not quickly made angry, it takes no account of evil;

Philippians 2:4

Not looking everyone to his private good, but keeping in mind the things of others.

2 Timothy 3:2

For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, uplifted in pride, given to bitter words, going against the authority of their fathers, never giving praise, having no religion,

Isaiah 56:11

Yes, the dogs are for ever looking for food; while these, the keepers of the sheep, are without wisdom: they have all gone after their pleasure, every one looking for profit; they are all the same.

Matthew 16:24

Then Jesus said to his disciples, If any man would come after me, let him give up all, and take up his cross, and come after me.

Luke 14:26

And turning round, he said to them, If any man comes to me, and has not hate for his father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, and even for his life, he may not be my disciple.

1 Corinthians 10:33

Even as I give way to all men in all things, not looking for profit for myself, but for the good of others, that they may get salvation.

2 Corinthians 1:5

For as we undergo more of the pain which Christ underwent, so through Christ does our comfort become greater.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For it is the love of Christ which is moving us; because we are of the opinion that if one was put to death for all, then all have undergone death;

Philippians 1:20-21

In the measure of my strong hope and belief that in nothing will I be put to shame, but that without fear, as at all times, so now will Christ have glory in my body, by life or by death.

2 Timothy 4:10

For Demas has gone away from me, for love of this present life, and has gone to Thessalonica: Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

Luke 9:57-62

And when they were on the way, a certain man said to him, I will come after you wherever you go.

Malachi 1:10

If only there was one among you who would see that the doors were shut, so that you might not put a light to the fire on my altar for nothing! I have no pleasure in you, says the Lord of armies, and I will not take an offering from your hands.

Acts 13:13

Then Paul and those who were with him went by ship from Paphos and came to Perga in Pamphylia: and there John went away from them and came back to Jerusalem.

Acts 15:38

But Paul was of the opinion that it was not right to take with them one who had gone away from them in Pamphylia, and had not gone on with the work.

2 Timothy 1:15

You have had news that all those in Asia went away from me; among whom are Phygelus and Hermogenes:

2 Timothy 4:16

At my first meeting with my judges, no one took my part, but all went away from me. May it not be put to their account.

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