Philippians 2:30

“Because for the work of Christ he was nigh unto death, not regarding his life, to supply your lack of service toward me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Philippians 2:30

Because for the worke of Christ he was nigh vnto death, not regarding his life, to supply your lacke of seruice toward me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

because he came close to death for the work of Christ, risking his life to complete what was deficient in your service to me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

because for the work of Christ he came nigh unto death, hazarding his life to supply that which was lacking in your service toward me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because for the work of Christ he was near to death, putting his life in danger to make your care for me complete.
- Basic English Bible

because for the sake of the work he drew near even to death, venturing his life that he might fill up what lacked in your ministration toward me.
- Darby Bible

Because for the work of Christ he was nigh to death, not regarding his life, to supply the want of your service towards me.
- Webster's Bible

because it was for the sake of Christ's work that he came so near death, hazarding, as he did, his very life in endeavouring to make good any deficiency that there might be in your gifts to me.
- Weymouth Bible

because for the work of Christ he came near to death, risking his life to supply that which was lacking in your service toward me.
- World English Bible

For the werk of Crist he wente to deth, yyuynge his lijf, that he schulde fulfille that that failide of you anentis my seruyce.
- Wycliffe Bible

because on account of the work of the Christ he drew near to death, having hazarded the life that he might fill up your deficiency of service unto me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Philippians 2:30

Wesley's Notes for Philippians 2:30


2:30 To supply your deficiency of service - To do what you could not do in person.


People's Bible Notes for Philippians 2:30


Php 2:30 Because for the work of Christ he was nigh unto death. Because it was his work for Christ, his refusal to spare himself, his supreme anxiety, to supply your lack of service toward me. To supply by his own service the absence of the church, which brought on his sickness.

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