Philippians 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;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For vnto you it is giuen in the behalfe of Christ, not onely to beleeue on him, but also to suffer for his sake,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For to you it has been granted for Christ's sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

because to you it hath been granted in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer in his behalf:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because to you it has been given in the cause of Christ not only to have faith in him, but to undergo pain on his account:
- Basic English Bible

because to you has been given, as regards Christ, not only the believing on him but the suffering for him also,
- Darby Bible

For to you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;
- Webster's Bible

For you have had the privilege granted you on behalf of Christ--not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer on His behalf;
- Weymouth Bible

Because it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer on his behalf,
- World English Bible

but to you cause of heelthe. And this thing is of God. For it is youun to you for Crist, that not oneli ye bileuen in hym, but also that ye suffren for hym;
- Wycliffe Bible

because to you it was granted, on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also on behalf of him to suffer;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Philippians 1:29


1:29 For to you it is given - As a special token of God's love, and of your being in the way of salvation.


People's Bible Notes for Philippians 1:29


Php 1:29 For to you it is given. Two things were granted: To believe on him. The privilege of believing in Christ. To suffer for his sake. That of suffering for Christ. Such was the lot of all ancient Christians. See Heb 12:3,4 1Pe 4:16.

Discussion for Philippians 1:29

  • Jemima Eyram for verse 29
    Anything we ask God He will do it, not only for us to believe that He is God but we should also take the burden of projecting God 's image through the gospel of our Lord Jesus christ no matter what it will course us.

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