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Philippians 1:17 NIV

17 The former preach Christ out of selfish ambition, not sincerely, supposing that they can stir up trouble for me while I am in chains.

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      • a 1:1 - The word "deacons" refers here to Christians designated to serve with the overseers/elders of the church in a variety of ways; similarly in Romans 16:1 and 1 Tim. 3:8,12.
      • b 1:12 - The Greek word for "brothers and sisters" ("adelphoi" ) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family; also in verse 14; and in 3:1, 13, 17; 4:1, 8, 21.
      • c 1:13 - Or "whole palace"
      • d 1:19 - Or "vindication" ; or "salvation"
      • e 1:27 - Or "in one spirit"