Philippians 1:21

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

- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition

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Other Translations of Philippians 1:21

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


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.


Comments for Philippians 1:21

Arowosafe Oluwasanmi's comment on 2015-08-09 16:53:54:

To live is Christ could mean that him fulfilling the will of Christ that if not for Christ he would not have anything to live for. The gospel commited to him was the only thing keeping him alive if he should live. To die is gain means that he will certainly put a permanent stop to his gospel suffering and also enable meet with Jesus whose gospel he has been defending and receive the crown of glory.


Let The Church Say Amen's comment on 2015-05-09 00:16:22:

In totally agreement, these are my favorite verses! Should by death occur before the Lord 's return Rapture of the Body of Christ , I 've told my children that if they do nothing else, they absolutely have to have these verses read aloud! Each time I read these verses I 'm so thrilled I get goose-bumps! Love to all the sisters and brother in Christ. World without end.


Von Pitts's comment on 2014-11-25 10:03:54:

To the BROWN FAMILY, AND the State of Missouri. I extend scripture Romans 8 35 39 who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? as it is written, for thy sake we are KILLED all day long we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter. nay in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that LOVE us. For I am persuaded that neither death, nor life, nor principalities, nor power, nor things present, nor things to come.


Owuno Daniel Enenche's comment on 2014-09-15 06:38:14:

its purely an expression of total submission to GOD...... an expression of faith in GOD


Rob's comment on 2011-10-19 06:43:29:

My favorite scripture


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