Philippians 1:14

“And many of the brethren in the Lord, waxing confident by my bonds, are much more bold to speak the word without fear.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And many of the brethren in the Lord, waxing confident, by my bonds, are much more bold to speake the word without feare.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and that most of the brethren, trusting in the Lord because of my imprisonment, have far more courage to speak the word of God without fear.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and that most of the brethren in the Lord, being confident through my bonds, are more abundantly bold to speak the word of God without fear.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And most of the brothers in the Lord, taking heart because of my chains, are all the stronger to give the word of God without fear.
- Basic English Bible

and that the most of the brethren, trusting in [the] Lord through my bonds, dare more abundantly to speak the word of God fearlessly.
- Darby Bible

And many of the brethren in the Lord, becoming confident by my bonds, are much more bold to speak the word without fear.
- Webster's Bible

and the greater part of the brethren, made confident in the Lord through my imprisonment, now speak of God's Message without fear, more boldly than ever.
- Weymouth Bible

and that most of the brothers in the Lord, being confident through my bonds, are more abundantly bold to speak the word of God without fear.
- World English Bible

that mo of britheren tristinge in the Lord more plenteuously for my boondis, dursten without drede speke the word of God.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the greater part of the brethren in the Lord, having confidence by my bonds, are more abundantly bold -- fearlessly to speak the word.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Philippians 1:14


1:14 And many - Who were before afraid. Trusting in the Lord through my bonds - When they observed my constancy, and safety not withstanding, are more bold.


People's Bible Notes for Philippians 1:14


Php 1:14 Many of the brethren . . . are much more bold to speak the word without fear. Taking courage from his boldness, though in bonds, the brethren were engaged in preaching the gospel with greater zeal than ever before. See Php 4:22 for some of the results of this preaching.

Discussion for Philippians 1

  • Steve morrow
    PHILIPPIANS 1:28 and in nothing terrified by your adversaries which is to them an evident token of perdition but to you of salvation and that of GOD--1:29--FOR UNTO YOU IT IS GIVEN IN THE BEHALF OF CHRIST NOT ONLY TO BELIEVE ON HIM BUT ALSO TO SUFFER FOR HIS SAKE MARK 8:35 for whosoever will save his life shall lose it but whosoever shall lose his for MY sake and the gospels the same shall save it
  • BSP
    Verse 10~We live in a world full of distractions and we must make sure of important things and make sure that we prioritize spiritual things and things that will be of lasting value.
  • Al
    The verse where it says that to live is serving following loving Christ
  • Mark R
    I believe the Apostle Paul is telling his readers to never retire in the faith. Always preach the Gospel in some sort of way that reflects the love of Jesus Christ. We as Christians should never put down our tools of faith that God has given to us. We should remain focus on the call that God has ordained us to have. The easy chair and house coat Christian need not apply in this letter!
  • Edna
    Phil 1/27 Walk eworthly of the gospel of Christ,there is no peace without Grace.also unity in the spirit in Love Be of good courage we will be afflicted but Jesus never leaves us Always remembering all things works together for our good according to Our Lord. My Brothers and sister in Christ let live it talk the walk and prise Lord Savoir and King of Kings
  • Ray321
    Philippians 1:17 But the other of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel. Apostle Paul will defend his gospel that Jesus reveal to him.

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