Philippians 1:21

“For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For to me to liue is Christ, and to die is gaine.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For to me life is Christ and death is profit.
- Basic English Bible

For for me to live [is] Christ, and to die gain;
- Darby Bible

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
- Webster's Bible

For, with me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.
- Weymouth Bible

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
- World English Bible

For me to lyue is Crist, and to die is wynnyng.
- Wycliffe Bible

for to me to live [is] Christ, and to die gain.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Philippians 1:21


1:21 To me to live is Christ - To know, to love, to follow Christ, is my life, my glory, my joy.


People's Bible Notes for Philippians 1:21


Php 1:21 For to me to live [is] Christ. Should he be suffered to live, his life would be for extending the kingdom of Christ, but personally, to die [is] gain. To die would be gain; a release from sufferings and an entrance upon eternal joys.

Discussion for Philippians 1

  • Althea Smith
    Paul expressing the love of Christ and releasing the grace to the Philippians so that they would know,experience and walk has examples of JESUS CHRIST IN HIS LOVE FOR MANKIND.FOR GOD IS LOVE,HAS WE RECEIVE HIS LOVE THIS IS HOW WE SHOULD STAND AND WALK!SMILES
  • my failures seem to outway my sucesses which makes me feel unworthy. The Lord has his hands full if he wants to complete a work in me.
  • Geraldine cole
    Amen
  • Elois crowell for verse 3
    What an uplifting verse. We should all strive to be more thankful for all things at all times as Paul
  • This lovely
  • Glory Belongs Too GOD Apostle Paul Was An Good Man Of GOD You Have To Be Taught How To Be Thankful and Be Appreciative in season and out of season meaning I just praise God when you having the best time of your life then forget all about God when life is not going that great God said he would never leave you nor forsake you you have to be thankful everyday for whatever it is that you have and for whatever it is that you don't have dance for me in my walk with God it has been an awesome experience Cause can't nobody do you like Jesus everyone continue to stay in the will of God continue to pray for you self as well as others in Jesus name a man

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