Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

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.

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 there is no one here like him who will readily demonstrate his deep concern for you. 21 Others are busy with their own concerns, not those of Jesus Christ. 22 But you know his qualifications, that like a son working with his father, he served with me in advancing the gospel.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:24

Do not seek your own good, but the good of the other person.

1 Corinthians 13:5

It is not rude, it is not self-serving, it is not easily angered or resentful.

Philippians 2:4

Each of you should be concerned not only about your own interests, but about the interests of others as well.

2 Timothy 3:2

For people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,

Isaiah 56:11

The dogs have big appetites; they are never full. They are shepherds who have no understanding; they all go their own way, each one looking for monetary gain.

Matthew 16:24

Then Jesus said to his disciples, "If anyone wants to become my follower, he must deny himself, 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, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.

1 Corinthians 10:33

just as I also try to please everyone in all things. I do not seek my own benefit, but the benefit of many, so that they may be saved.

2 Corinthians 1:5

For just as the sufferings of Christ overflow toward us, so also our comfort through Christ overflows to you.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ controls us, since we have concluded this, that Christ died for all; therefore all have died.

Philippians 1:20-21

My confident hope is that I will in no way be ashamed but that with complete boldness, even now as always, Christ will be exalted in my body, whether I live or die.

2 Timothy 4:10

For Demas deserted me, since he loved the present age, and he went to Thessalonica. Crescens went to Galatia and Titus to Dalmatia.

Luke 9:57-62

As they were walking along the road, someone said to him, "I will follow you wherever you go."

Malachi 1:10

"I wish that one of you would close the temple doors, so that you no longer would light useless fires on my altar. I am not pleased with you," says the Lord who rules over all, "and I will no longer accept an offering from you.

Acts 13:13

Then 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 insisted that they should not take along this one who had left them in Pamphylia and had not accompanied them in the work.

2 Timothy 1:15

You know that everyone in the province of Asia deserted me, including Phygelus and Hermogenes.

2 Timothy 4:16

At my first defense no one appeared in my support; instead they all deserted me -- may they not be held accountable for it.

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