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Philippians 1:12
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Now I want you to know, brothers and sisters,[b] that what has happened to me has actually served to advance the gospel.
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Philippians 1:13
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As a result, it has become clear throughout the whole palace guard[c] and to everyone else that I am in chains(v) for Christ.
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Philippians 1:14
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And because of my chains,(w) most of the brothers and sisters have become confident in the Lord and dare all the more to proclaim the gospel without fear.(x)
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Philippians 1:15
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It is true that some preach Christ out of envy and rivalry, but others out of goodwill.
Philippians 1:16
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The latter do so out of love, knowing that I am put here for the defense of the gospel.(y)
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Philippians 1:17
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The former preach Christ out of selfish ambition,(z) not sincerely, supposing that they can stir up trouble for me while I am in chains.(aa)
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Philippians 1:18
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But what does it matter? The important thing is that in every way, whether from false motives or true, Christ is preached. And because of this I rejoice. Yes, and I will continue to rejoice,
Philippians 1:19
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for I know that through your prayers(ab) and God's provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ(ac) what has happened to me will turn out for my deliverance.[d](ad)
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Philippians 1:20
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I eagerly expect(ae) and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage(af) so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body,(ag) whether by life or by death.(ah)
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Philippians 1:21
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For to me, to live is Christ(ai) and to die is gain.
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Philippians 1:22
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If I am to go on living in the body, this will mean fruitful labor for me. Yet what shall I choose? I do not know!
Philippians 1:23
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I am torn between the two: I desire to depart(aj) and be with Christ,(ak) which is better by far;
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Philippians 1:24
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but it is more necessary for you that I remain in the body.
Philippians 1:25
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Convinced of this, I know that I will remain, and I will continue with all of you for your progress and joy in the faith,
Philippians 1:26
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so that through my being with you again your boasting in Christ Jesus will abound on account of me.
Philippians 1:27
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Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy(al) of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm(am) in the one Spirit,[e] striving together(an) as one for the faith of the gospel
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Philippians 1:28
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without being frightened in any way by those who oppose you. This is a sign to them that they will be destroyed, but that you will be saved—and that by God.
Philippians 1:29
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For it has been granted to you(ao) on behalf of Christ not only to believe in him, but also to suffer(ap) for him,
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Philippians 1:30
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since you are going through the same struggle(aq) you saw(ar) I had, and now hear(as) that I still have.
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