Philippians 1:1-8 DBY

1 Paul and Timotheus, bondmen of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with [the] overseers and ministers; a

References for Philippians 1:1

    • a 1:1 - Or 'deacons' (diakonos), see Note. Rom. 16.1.
      2 grace to you, and peace from God our Father and [the] Lord Jesus Christ.
      3 I thank my God for my whole remembrance of you,
      4 constantly in my every supplication, making the supplication for you all with joy,
      5 because of your fellowship b with the gospel, c from the first day until now;

      References for Philippians 1:5

        • b 1:5 - 'fellowship,' as 1Cor. 1.9.
        • c 1:5 - Or 'glad tidings,' as elsewhere.
          6 having confidence of this very thing, that he who has begun in you a good work will complete it unto Jesus Christ's day:
          7 as it is righteous d for me to think this as to you all, because ye have *me* in your hearts, and that both in my bonds and in the defence and confirmation of the glad tidings ye are all participators in my grace. e

          References for Philippians 1:7

            • d 1:7 - Or 'I feel it righteous,' 'it is right:' see Eph. 6.1.
            • e 1:7 - Or 'fellow-partakers (sun-koinonos, as Rev. 1.9) with me of grace.'
              8 For God is my witness how I long after you all in [the] bowels of Christ Jesus.