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

  • Lu2677
    I said,"In the light of Philippians 1:27" My question was rhetorical=asked in order to make a statement rather than to get an answer. I was bringing it into the light for those here that say"believe whatever you want, as long as you are under the blood you are saved" and comments to that affect. I do know the answer, and thank you for your input.I hope others will give it serious consideration.
  • A disciple
    Hi Lu2677; but you already know the answer to that: the Lord commands us to be of the same mind, and to all speak the same thing; on Spirit, one Lord, one Father, one faith, one baptism, etc. There as many reasons as there are divisions, but they are all disapproved by God; just as He has given us His one Word. As there's only one true way of being converted and saved; there can only be one way!
  • Bruce
    Lu: your question is just a little ambiguous? In The Body, there are multitudes of different people brought up differently. They eat different foods,dress differently. But there's Only One Body,One Savior,One Way. Different Beliefs not ok. / in the churches,are many, many multitudes. That build their belief around Their Sins. The more oks! The better they feel./ Only The Blood of The Lamb Saves.
  • Edna
    yes We thank God for giving us one mind agreeing in one faith. It is good to be engaged with Our Lord and Savior specking with encourageing one and other with a lively hope that he cannot lie.Being born again with his life and a renewed mind we do draw near.Also we are kept by the power of God. We are his beloved children Keep reading> The Lord Jesus said he would send us his spirit to teach us
  • Lu2677
    In light of Philippians 1:27 Why do people say it is "ok" to have different beliefs, in the body of Christ?
  • Irene123
    Philip. 1:27 - Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;

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