Philippians 1:8-18 NAS

8 For 1God is my witness, how I long for you all with the aaffection of 2Christ Jesus.

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    • f 1:8 - Lit "inward parts"
      9 And this I pray, that 3your love may abound still more and more in 4real knowledge and all discernment,

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      10 so that you may b5approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless cuntil 6the day of Christ;

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        • g 1:10 - Or "discover;" or "distinguish between the things which differ"
        • h 1:10 - Or "for"
          11 having been filled with the 7fruit of righteousness which comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

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          The Gospel Is Preached

          12 Now I want you to know, brethren, that my circumstances 8have turned out for the greater progress of the 9gospel,

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          13 so that my d10imprisonment in the cause of Christ has become well known throughout the whole epraetorian guard and to 11everyone else,

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            • i 1:13 - Lit "bonds"
            • j 1:13 - Or "governor's palace"
              14 and that most of the fbrethren, trusting in the Lord because of my g12imprisonment, have 13far more courage to speak the word of God without fear.

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                • k 1:14 - Or "brethren in the Lord, trusting because of my bonds"
                • l 1:14 - Lit "bonds"
                  15 14Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ even hfrom envy and strife, but some also ifrom good will;

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                    • m 1:15 - Lit "because of"
                    • n 1:15 - Lit "because of"
                      16 the latter do it out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the 15gospel;

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                      17 the former proclaim Christ 16out of selfish ambition jrather than from pure motives, thinking to cause me distress in my k17imprisonment.

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                        • o 1:17 - Lit "not sincerely"
                        • p 1:17 - Lit "bonds"
                          18 What then? Only that in every way, whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is proclaimed; and in this I rejoice. Yes, and I will rejoice,