Parallel Verses

Worsley New Testament

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

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 or am eager for [your] gift, but I do seek and am eager for the fruit which increases to your credit [the harvest of blessing that is accumulating to your account].

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Not because 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.

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.

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.

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 For even in Thessalonica ye sent once and again to supply my wants. 17 Not that I desire a gift, but I desire fruit that may abound to your account. 18 And indeed I have it all, and now abound: I am fully supplied, having received of Epaphroditus the things sent by you, a fragrant odor, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.


Cross References

Titus 3:14

And let our brethren-also learn to excel in good works for necessary exigencies, that they may not be unfruitful.

Titus 3:14

And let our brethren-also learn to excel in good works for necessary exigencies, that they may not be unfruitful.

Titus 3:14

And let our brethren-also learn to excel in good works for necessary exigencies, that they may not be unfruitful.

Matthew 10:40-42

He that receiveth you, receiveth me: and he that receiveth me, receiveth Him that sent me.

Matthew 25:34-40

Then will the king say to them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

Luke 14:12-14

He said also to him that had invited Him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, do not invite thy friends, nor thy brethren, nor thy kindred, nor thy rich neighbors; least they invite thee again, and so a return be made thee.

John 15:8

Herein is my father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; and so shall ye be my disciples.

John 15:16

Ye did not first choose me, but I chose you, and have appointed you to go forth, and bear fruit, and that your fruit should be lasting: that whatsoever ye ask the Father in my name, He may give it you.

Acts 20:33-34

I have coveted no one's silver, or gold, or apparel:

Romans 15:28

Therefore when I have dispatched this, and sealed this fruit of love to them, I will come by you into Spain.

1 Corinthians 9:11-15

If we then have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great matter if we reap your carnal things?

2 Corinthians 9:5

Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren to go first to you, and before our coming to collect your bounty beforementioned, that it may be ready, as of munificence, and not of force.

2 Corinthians 9:9-13

(as it is written, "He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor, his righteousness continueth for ever."

2 Corinthians 11:16

I say again, let no one think me foolish herein; but if they do, yet bear with my weakness, that I also may boast a little.

Philippians 1:11

being full of the fruits of righteousness which are through Jesus Christ unto the glory and praise of God.

Philippians 4:11

Not that I speak on account of want; for I have learnt in whatever circumstances I am, to be contented.

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For neither at any time used we flattering speech, as ye know, nor covetous pretence, God is witness:

1 Timothy 3:3

hospitable, able to teach, not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of sordid gain, moderate, not quarrelsome,

1 Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is the root of all evils, which some coveting after have been led astray from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

Titus 1:7

For a bishop must be blameless as the steward of God, not self-willed, not passionate, not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of sordid gain:

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust to forget your work and labor of love, which ye have shewn to his name, by having ministred to the saints, and yet ministring.

1 Peter 5:2

taking the episcopal charge of it, not by constraint, but willingly; not for shameful lucre, but with a ready mind:

2 Peter 2:3

and by artful speeches they will make sale of you for gain. Whose judgement is long since hastening, and their destruction doth not slumber.

2 Peter 2:15

who have forsaken the right way, and are gone astray, having followed the way of Balaam the son of Bosor, who loved the wages of iniquity;

Jude 1:11

Wo unto them; for they have gone in the way of Cain, and been carried away by Balaam's error, the love of lucre, and perished as in the contradiction of Korah.

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