Philippians 2:23

23 I hope, therefore, to send him as soon as I see how things go with me.

Philippians 2:23 in Other Translations

KJV
23 Him therefore I hope to send presently, so soon as I shall see how it will go with me.
ESV
23 I hope therefore to send him just as soon as I see how it will go with me,
NLT
23 I hope to send him to you just as soon as I find out what is going to happen to me here.
MSG
23 As soon as I see how things are going to fall out for me here, I plan to send him off.
CSB
23 Therefore, I hope to send him as soon as I see how things go with me.

Philippians 2:23 Meaning and Commentary

Philippians 2:23

Him therefore I hope to send presently
For the reasons now given:

so soon as I shall see how it will go with me;
whether he should be released from his bonds or not; whether he should live or die; whether he should be set free, or be called to suffer martyrdom for the sake of Christ; for he expected, that the matter would be determined in a very short time, when, be it at it would, Timothy would be spared.

Philippians 2:23 In-Context

21 For everyone looks out for their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ.
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 as soon as I see how things go with me.
24 And I am confident in the Lord that I myself will come soon.
25 But I think it is necessary to send back to you Epaphroditus, my brother, co-worker and fellow soldier, who is also your messenger, whom you sent to take care of my needs.

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