Philippians 1:1-9 NRS

1 Paul and Timothy, servants a of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the bishops b and deacons: c

References for Philippians 1:1

    • a 1:1 - Gk [slaves]
    • b 1:1 - Or [overseers]
    • c 1:1 - Or [overseers and helpers]
      2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
      3 I thank my God every time I remember you,
      4 constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers for all of you,
      5 because of your sharing in the gospel from the first day until now.
      6 I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work among you will bring it to completion by the day of Jesus Christ.
      7 It is right for me to think this way about all of you, because you hold me in your heart, d for all of you share in God's grace e with me, both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel.

      References for Philippians 1:7

        • d 1:7 - Or [because I hold you in my heart]
        • e 1:7 - Gk [in grace]
          8 For God is my witness, how I long for all of you with the compassion of Christ Jesus.
          9 And this is my prayer, that your love may overflow more and more with knowledge and full insight