Parallel Verses

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is not that I am anxious for your gifts, but I am anxious to see the abundant return that will be placed to your account. I have enough of everything, and to spare.

New American Standard Bible

Not that I seek the gift itself, but I seek for the profit which increases to your account.

King James Version

Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.

Holman Bible

Not that I seek the gift, but I seek the profit that is increasing to your account.

International Standard Version

It is not that I am looking for a gift. No, I want to see that you receive the fruit that increases to your benefit.

A Conservative Version

Not that I seek the gift, but I seek the fruit that abounds to your account.

American Standard Version

Not that I seek for the gift; but I seek for the fruit that increaseth to your account.

Amplified

Not that I seek the gift itself, but I do seek the profit which increases to your [heavenly] account [the blessing which is accumulating for you].

An Understandable Version

[Now] it is not that I am looking for a gift, but I am looking for the benefit that [such a gift] will add to your [spiritual] account [with God].

Anderson New Testament

Not that I seek a gift; but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.

Bible in Basic English

Not that I am looking for an offering, but for fruit which may be put to your credit.

Common New Testament

Not that I seek the gift itself, but I seek for the profit which increases to your account.

Daniel Mace New Testament

not that I desire a present; but what I desire is, that the fruits of your liberality may greatly redound to your own account.

Darby Translation

Not that I seek gift, but I seek fruit abounding to your account.

Godbey New Testament

Not that I seek a gift; but I seek fruit abounding to your credit.

Goodspeed New Testament

Not that I want your gifts, but I want you to have the profits that will accumulate to your credit.

John Wesley New Testament

Not that I desire a gift, but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.

Julia Smith Translation

Not that I covet a gift: but I covet fruit abounding to your word.

King James 2000

Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Not that I seek the gift, but I seek for the profit that increases to your account.

Modern King James verseion

I do not say this because I desire a gift, but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

not that I desire gifts: but I desire abundant fruit on your part.

Moffatt New Testament

It is not the money I am anxious for; what I am anxious for is the interest that accumulates in this way to your divine credit!

Montgomery New Testament

It is not your gifts I am eager for, but I am eager for the abundant profit that accrues to your divine account.

NET Bible

I do not say this because I am seeking a gift. Rather, I seek the credit that abounds to your account.

New Heart English Bible

Not that I seek for the gift, but I seek for the fruit that increases to your account.

Noyes New Testament

Not that I seek for such a gift, but I do seek for fruit that may abound to your account.

Sawyer New Testament

Not that I desire a gift, but I desire the fruit which abounds to your account.

The Emphasized Bible

Not that I seek after the gift, but I seek after the fruit that is to abound unto your account.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Not that I am anxious for a gift; but I am anxious to see fruit abounding on your account.

Webster

Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.

Weymouth New Testament

Not that I crave for gifts from you, but I do want to see abundant fruit bring you honour.

Williams New Testament

It is not your gift that I want, but I do want the profits to pile up to your credit.

World English Bible

Not that I seek for the gift, but I seek for the fruit that increases to your account.

Worrell New Testament

Not that I am seeking for the gift; but I seek for the fruit that abounds to your account.

Worsley New Testament

Not that I desire a gift, but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.

Youngs Literal Translation

not that I seek after the gift, but I seek after the fruit that is overflowing to your account;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

I desire
ἐπιζητέω 
Epizeteo 
ἐπιζητέω 
Epizeteo 
Usage: 8
Usage: 8

a gift
δόμα 
Doma 
Usage: 2

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

καρπός 
Karpos 
Usage: 25

πλεονάζω 
Pleonazo 
Usage: 9

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

Devotionals

Devotionals about Philippians 4:17

Context Readings

Support For Paul's Ministry

16 Indeed, even while I was still in Thessalonica, you sent more than once to relieve my wants. 17 It is not that I am anxious for your gifts, but I am anxious to see the abundant return that will be placed to your account. I have enough of everything, and to spare. 18 My wants are fully satisfied, now that I have received from Epaphroditus the gifts which you sent me--the sweet fragrance of a sacrifice acceptable and pleasing to God.


Cross References

Titus 3:14

Let all our People learn to devote themselves to doing good, so as to meet the most pressing needs, and that their lives may not be unfruitful.

Titus 3:14

Let all our People learn to devote themselves to doing good, so as to meet the most pressing needs, and that their lives may not be unfruitful.

Titus 3:14

Let all our People learn to devote themselves to doing good, so as to meet the most pressing needs, and that their lives may not be unfruitful.

Matthew 10:40-42

He who welcomes you is welcoming me; and he who welcomes me is welcoming him who sent me as his Messenger.

Matthew 25:34-40

Then the King will say to those on his right 'Come, you who are blessed by my Father, enter upon possession of the Kingdom prepared for you ever since the beginning of the world.

Luke 14:12-14

Then Jesus went on to say to the man who had invited him: "When you give a breakfast or a dinner, do not ask your friends, or your brothers, or your relations, or rich neighbors, for fear that they should invite you in return, and so you should be repaid.

John 15:8

It is by your bearing fruit plentifully, and so showing yourselves my disciples, that my Father is honored.

John 15:16

It was not you who chose me, but I who chose you, and I appointed you to go and bear fruit--fruit that should remain, so that the Father might grant you whatever you ask in my Name.

Acts 20:33-34

I have never coveted any one's gold or silver or clothing.

Romans 15:28

When I have settled this matter, and have secured to the poor at Jerusalem the enjoyment of these benefits, I shall go, by way of you, to Spain.

1 Corinthians 9:11-15

Since we, then, sowed spiritual seed for you, is it too much that we should reap from you an earthly harvest?

2 Corinthians 9:5

Therefore I think it necessary to urge the Brothers to go to you in advance, and to complete the arrangements for the gift, which you have already promised, so that it may be ready, as a gift, before I come, and not look as if it were being given under pressure.

2 Corinthians 9:9-13

(As Scripture says--'He scattered broadcast, he gave to the poor; His righteousness continues for ever.'

2 Corinthians 11:16

I say again--Let no one think me a fool! Yet, if you do, at least welcome me as you would a fool, that I, too may indulge in a little boasting.

Philippians 1:11

Bearing a rich harvest of that righteousness which comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

Philippians 4:11

Do not think that I am saying this under the pressure of want. For I, however I am placed, have learned to be independent of circumstances.

1 Thessalonians 2:5

Never at any time, as you know, did we use the language of flattery, or make false professions in order to hide selfish aims. God will bear witness to that.

1 Timothy 3:3

not addicted to drink or brawling, but of a forbearing and peaceable disposition, and not a lover of money;

1 Timothy 6:10

Love of money is a source of all kinds of evil; and in their eagerness to be rich some have wandered away from the Faith, and have been pierced to the heart by many a regret.

Titus 1:7

For a Presiding-Officer, as God's steward, ought to be a man of irreproachable character; not self-willed or quick-tempered, nor addicted to drink or to brawling or to questionable money-making.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust; he will not forget the work that you did, and the love that you showed for his Name, in sending help to your fellow Christians--as you are still doing.

1 Peter 5:2

I urge you to be true shepherds of the flock of God among you, not because you are compelled, but of your own free will; not from a base love of gain, but with a ready spirit;

2 Peter 2:3

In their covetousness they will try to make you a source of profit by their fabrications; but for a long time past their Sentence has not been standing idle, nor their Ruin slumbering.

2 Peter 2:15

Leaving the straight road, they have gone astray and followed in the steps of Balaam, the son of Beor, who set his heart on the reward for wrong-doing,

Jude 1:11

Alas for them! They walk in the steps of Cain; led astray by Balaam's love of gain, they plunge into sin, and meet their ruin through rebellion like that of Korah.

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