Philippians 2:17-27 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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17 Even if I am to be poured as a libation upon the sacrificial offering of your faith, I am glad and rejoice with you all. 17 But even if I am being poured out like a drink offering on the sacrifice and service coming from your faith, I am glad and rejoice with all of you.
18 Likewise you also should be glad and rejoice with me. 18 So you too should be glad and rejoice with me.
19 I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, so that I may be cheered by news of you. 19 I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, that I also may be cheered when I receive news about you.
20 I have no one like him, who will be genuinely anxious for your welfare. 20 I have no one else like him, who takes a genuine interest in your welfare.
21 They all look after their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ. 21 For everyone looks out for his own interests, not those of Jesus Christ.
22 But Timothy's worth you know, how as a son with a father he has served with me in the gospel. 22 But you know that Timothy has proved himself, because as a son with his father he has served with me in the work of the gospel.
23 I hope therefore to send him just as soon as I see how it will go with me; 23 I hope, therefore, to send him as soon as I see how things go with me.
24 and I trust in the Lord that shortly I myself shall come also. 24 And I am confident in the Lord that I myself will come soon.
25 I have thought it necessary to send to you Epaphrodi'tus my brother and fellow worker and fellow soldier, and your messenger and minister to my need, 25 But I think it is necessary to send back to you Epaphroditus, my brother, fellow worker and fellow soldier, who is also your messenger, whom you sent to take care of my needs.
26 for he has been longing for you all, and has been distressed because you heard that he was ill. 26 For he longs for all of you and is distressed because you heard he was ill.
27 Indeed he was ill, near to death. But God had mercy on him, and not only on him but on me also, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow. 27 Indeed he was ill, and almost died. But God had mercy on him, and not on him only but also on me, to spare me sorrow upon sorrow.