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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And in nothing terrified by your aduersaries, which is to them an euident token of perdition: but to you of saluation, and that of God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

in no way alarmed by {your} opponents--which is a sign of destruction for them, but of salvation for you, and that {too,} from God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and in nothing affrighted by the adversaries: which is for them an evident token of perdition, but of your salvation, and that from God;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Having no fear of those who are against you; which is a clear sign of their destruction, but of your salvation, and that from God;
- Basic English Bible

and not frightened in anything by the opposers, which is to them a demonstration of destruction, but of your salvation, and that from God;
- Darby Bible

And in nothing terrified by your adversaries: which is to them an evident token of perdition, but to you of salvation, and that from God.
- Webster's Bible

Never for a moment quail before your antagonists. Your fearlessness will be to them a sure token of impending destruction, but to you it will be a sure token of your salvation--a token coming from God.
- Weymouth Bible

and in nothing frightened by the adversaries, which is for them a proof of destruction, but to you of salvation, and that from God.
- World English Bible

And in no thing be ye aferd of aduersaries, which is to hem cause of perdicioun,
- Wycliffe Bible

and not terrified in anything by those opposing, which to them indeed is a token of destruction, and to you of salvation, and that from God;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Philippians 1:28


1:28 Which - Namely, their being adversaries to the word of God, and to you the messengers of God. Is an evident token - That they are in the high road to perdition; and you, in the way of salvation.


People's Bible Notes for Philippians 1:28


Php 1:28 And in nothing terrified by your adversaries. Probably there had been another outbreak of heathen violence at Philippi such as Paul and Silas endured. Ac 16:19-24 Which is to them an evident token of perdition. Your courage. When they see that they cannot terrify or overcome you, it will be a token to them of the ruin which will befall them, but to you of salvation, and that of God. But an assurance to you of your salvation, through the help of God.

Discussion for Philippians 1:28

  • David Ogundele for verse 28
    That we should not allow the enemy to frighten us under whatever guise because this will put us under God s full support and our enemies will be destroyed

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