20 according to my 1earnest expectation and 2hope, that I will not be put to shame in anything, but that with 3all boldness, Christ will even now, as always, be 4exalted in my body, 5whether by life or by death.

To Live Is Christ

21 For to me, 6to live is Christ and to die is gain.
References for Philippians 1:21
22 aBut if I am to live on in the flesh, this will mean 7fruitful labor for me; and I do not know bwhich to choose.
References for Philippians 1:22
    • s 1:22 - Or "But if to live in the flesh, this will be fruitful labor for me, then I"
    • t 1:22 - Lit "what I shall choose"
      23 But I am hard-pressed from both directions, having the 8desire to depart and 9be with Christ, for that is very much better;
      References for Philippians 1:23
      24 yet to remain on in the flesh is more necessary for your sake.