Parallel Verses

World English Bible

For they all seek their own, not the things 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.

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.

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 like-minded, who will truly care about you. 21 For they all seek their own, not the things of Jesus Christ. 22 But you know the proof of him, that, as a child serves a father, so he served with me in furtherance of the Good News.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:24

Let no one seek his own, but each one his neighbor's good.

1 Corinthians 13:5

doesn't behave itself inappropriately, doesn't seek its own way, is not provoked, takes no account of evil;

Philippians 2:4

each of you not just looking to his own things, but each of you also to the things of others.

2 Timothy 3:2

For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

Isaiah 56:11

Yes, the dogs are greedy, they can never have enough; and these are shepherds who can't understand: they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, from every quarter.

Matthew 16:24

Then Jesus said to his disciples, "If anyone desires to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Luke 14:26

"If anyone comes to me, and doesn't disregard his own father, mother, wife, children, brothers, and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he can't be my disciple.

1 Corinthians 10:33

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

2 Corinthians 1:5

For as the sufferings of Christ abound to us, even so our comfort also abounds through Christ.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ constrains us; because we judge thus, that one died for all, therefore all died.

Philippians 1:20-21

according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will in no way be disappointed, but with all boldness, as always, now also Christ will be magnified in my body, whether by life, or by death.

2 Timothy 4:10

for Demas left me, having loved this present world, and went to Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia.

Luke 9:57-62

As they went on the way, a certain man said to him, "I want to follow you wherever you go, Lord."

Malachi 1:10

"Oh that there were one among you who would shut the doors, that you might not kindle fire on my altar in vain! I have no pleasure in you," says Yahweh of Armies, "neither will I accept an offering at your hand.

Acts 13:13

Now Paul and his company set sail from Paphos, and came to Perga in Pamphylia. John departed from them and returned to Jerusalem.

Acts 15:38

But Paul didn't think that it was a good idea to take with them someone who had withdrawn from them in Pamphylia, and didn't go with them to do the work.

2 Timothy 1:15

This you know, that all who are in Asia turned away from me; of whom are Phygelus and Hermogenes.

2 Timothy 4:16

At my first defense, no one came to help me, but all left me. May it not be held against them.

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