Philippians 1:1-11 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Paul and Timothy, bond-servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, including the overseers and deacons: 1 Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus at Philippi, together with the overseers and deacons:
2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
3 I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, 3 I thank my God every time I remember you.
4 always offering prayer with joy in my every prayer for you all, 4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy
5 in view of your participation in the gospel from the first day until now. 5 because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now,
6 For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus. 6 being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.
7 For it is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me. 7 It is right for me to feel this way about all of you, since I have you in my heart; for whether I am in chains or defending and confirming the gospel, all of you share in God's grace with me.
8 For God is my witness, how I long for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus. 8 God can testify how I long for all of you with the affection of Christ Jesus.
9 And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment, 9 And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight,
10 so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ; 10 so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless until the day of Christ,
11 having been filled with the fruit of righteousness which comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God. 11 filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ--to the glory and praise of God.