Philippians 1:1-8 LEB


1 Paul and Timothy, slaves of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, together with the overseers and deacons.

References for Philippians 1:1

      2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.


      3 I give thanks to my God upon my every remembrance of you,a

      References for Philippians 1:3

        • a 1:3 - Or "upon your every remembrance [of me]"
          4 always in my every prayer for all of you, making the prayer with joy,
          5 because of your participation in the gospel from the first day until now,
          6 convinced of this same [thing], that the one who began a good work in you will finish [it]b until the day of Christ Jesus,

          References for Philippians 1:6

            • b 1:6 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
              7 just as it is right for me to think this about all of you, because I have you in my heart, [since]c both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel all of you are sharers of grace with me.

              References for Philippians 1:7

                • c 1:7 - *Here "since" is supplied as a component of the participle ("are") which is understood as causal
                  8 For God [is] my witness, that I long for all of you with the affection of Christ Jesus.