Philippians 2:25-30 NRS

25 Still, I think it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus—my brother and co-worker and fellow soldier, your messenger a and minister to my need;

References for Philippians 2:25

    • l 2:25 - Gk [apostle]
      26 for he has been longing for b all of you, and has been distressed because you heard that he was ill.

      References for Philippians 2:26

        • m 2:26 - Other ancient authorities read [longing to see]
          27 He was indeed so ill that he nearly died. But God had mercy on him, and not only on him but on me also, so that I would not have one sorrow after another.
          28 I am the more eager to send him, therefore, in order that you may rejoice at seeing him again, and that I may be less anxious.
          29 Welcome him then in the Lord with all joy, and honor such people,
          30 because he came close to death for the work of Christ, c risking his life to make up for those services that you could not give me.

          References for Philippians 2:30

            • n 2:30 - Other ancient authorities read [of the Lord]