1 Paul and Timotheus, the a of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the b and c:
2 Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
3 I thank my God upon every remembrance of you,
4 Always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy,
5 For your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now;
6 Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will a it until the day of Jesus Christ:
7 Even as it is a for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defence and b of the gospel, ye all are partakers of my c.
8 For God is my a, how greatly I long after you all in the b of Jesus Christ.
9 And this I pray, that your a may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;
10 That ye may a things that are excellent; that ye may be b and without offence till the day of Christ;
11 Being filled with the fruits of a, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.
12 But I would ye should understand, brethren, that the things which happened unto me have a rather unto the furtherance of the gospel;
13 So that my bonds in Christ are manifest in all the a, and in all other places;
14 And many of the brethren in the Lord, waxing confident by my bonds, are much more bold to speak the word without a.
15 Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and a; and some also of good will:
16 The one preach Christ of contention, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my bonds:
17 But the other of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel.
18 What then? notwithstanding, every way, whether in pretence, or in truth, Christ is preached; and I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice.
19 For I know that this shall turn to my salvation through your a, and the supply of the b of Jesus Christ,
20 According to my earnest expectation and my a, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be b in my body, whether it be by life, or by death.
21 For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
22 But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labour: yet what I shall choose I a not.
23 For I am a betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better:
24 Nevertheless to a in the flesh is more needful for you.
25 And having this confidence, I know that I shall abide and continue with you all for your furtherance and joy of faith;
26 That your rejoicing may be more abundant in Jesus Christ for me by my coming to you again.
27 Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye a in one spirit, with b c d together for the faith of the gospel;
28 And in nothing terrified by your adversaries: a to them an evident token of perdition, but to you of salvation, and that of God.
29 For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to a for his sake;
30 Having the same conflict which ye saw in me, and now hear to be in me.