Philippians 1:16

“The one preach Christ of contention, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my bonds:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The one preach Christ of contention, not syncerely, supposing to adde affliction to my bonds:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

the latter {do it} out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the gospel;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

the one `do it' of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel;
- American Standard Version (1901)

These do it from love, conscious that I am responsible for the cause of the good news:
- Basic English Bible

These indeed out of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the glad tidings;
- Darby Bible

The one preach Christ from contention, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my bonds:
- Webster's Bible

These latter preach Him from love to me, knowing that I am here for the defence of the Good News;
- Weymouth Bible

The former insincerely preach Christ from selfish ambition, thinking that they add affliction to my chains;
- World English Bible

and summe of charite, witinge that Y am put in the defense of the gospel.
- Wycliffe Bible

the one, indeed, of rivalry the Christ do proclaim, not purely, supposing to add affliction to my bonds,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Philippians 1:16


Php 1:16 The one preach Christ from contention, not sincerely. Not from sincere love of the gospel, but from a factious spirit. While preaching, they sought to undermine Paul's influence, supposing to add affliction to my bonds. For an illustration of this class, read the first and second chapters of Galatians.

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