For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.
References for Philippians 1:21
If I am to go on living in the body, this will mean fruitful labor for me. Yet what shall I choose? I do not know!
I am torn between the two: I desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by far;
References for Philippians 1:23
but it is more necessary for you that I remain in the body.