Philippians 1:15

“Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Philippians 1:15

Some in deed preach Christ, euen of enuie and strife, and some also of good will.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ even from envy and strife, but some also from good will;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Though some are preaching Christ out of envy and competition, others do it out of a good heart:
- Basic English Bible

Some indeed also for envy and strife, but some also for good will, preach the Christ.
- Darby Bible

Some indeed preach Christ even from envy and strife; and some also from good will.
- Webster's Bible

Some indeed actually preach Christ out of envy and contentiousness but there are also others who do it from good will.
- Weymouth Bible

Some indeed preach Christ even out of envy and strife, and some also out of good will.
- World English Bible

But summe for enuye and strijf, summe for good wille, prechen Crist;
- Wycliffe Bible

Certain, indeed, even through envy and contention, and certain also through good-will, do preach the Christ;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Philippians 1:15

Wesley's Notes for Philippians 1:15


1:15-16 Some indeed preach Christ out of contention - Envying St. Paul's success, and striving to hurt him thereby. Not sincerely - From a real desire to glorify God. But supposing - Though they were disappointed. To add more affliction to my bonds - By enraging the Romans against me.


People's Bible Notes for Philippians 1:15


Php 1:15 Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife. The motives of all preachers are not pure. Some still preach Christ, full of envy for other preachers, and some from a love of strife. Those envious of Paul were probably Judaizing Christians. See Php 1:16.

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