Philippians 1:12
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New International Version
Now I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that what has happened to me has actually served to advance the gospel.

New Living Translation
And I want you to know, my dear brothers and sisters, that everything that has happened to me here has helped to spread the Good News.

English Standard Version
I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel,

Berean Study Bible
Now I want you to know, brothers, that my circumstances have actually served to advance the gospel.

Berean Literal Bible
Now I want you to know brothers, that the things concerning me really have turned out to the advancement of the gospel,

New American Standard Bible
Now I want you to know, brethren, that my circumstances have turned out for the greater progress of the gospel,

King James Bible
But I would ye should understand, brethren, that the things which happened unto me have fallen out rather unto the furtherance of the gospel;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has actually resulted in the advance of the gospel,

International Standard Version
Now I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has actually caused the gospel to advance.

NET Bible
I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that my situation has actually turned out to advance the gospel:

New Heart English Bible
Now I desire to have you know, brothers, that the things which happened to me have turned out rather to the progress of the Good News;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I wish you to know my brethren, that my condition has come all the more to anticipate The Gospel;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that what happened to me has helped to spread the Good News.

New American Standard 1977
Now I want you to know, brethren, that my circumstances have turned out for the greater progress of the gospel,

Jubilee Bible 2000
But I would ye should understand, brethren, that the things which happened unto me have fallen out rather unto the furtherance of the gospel,

King James 2000 Bible
But I wish you to understand, brethren, that the things which happened unto me have served rather unto the furtherance of the gospel;

American King James Version
But I would you should understand, brothers, that the things which happened to me have fallen out rather to the furtherance of the gospel;

American Standard Version
Now I would have you know, brethren, that the things which happened unto me have fallen out rather unto the progress of the gospel;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now, brethren, I desire you should know, that the things which have happened to me, have fallen out rather to the furtherance of the gospel:

Darby Bible Translation
But I would have you know, brethren, that the circumstances in which I am have turned out rather to the furtherance of the glad tidings,

English Revised Version
Now I would have you know, brethren, that the things which happened unto me have fallen out rather unto the progress of the gospel;

Webster's Bible Translation
But I would ye should understand, brethren, that the things which happened to me have fallen out rather to the furtherance of the gospel;

Weymouth New Testament
Now I would have you know, brethren, that what I have gone through has turned out to the furtherance of the Good News rather than otherwise.

World English Bible
Now I desire to have you know, brothers, that the things which happened to me have turned out rather to the progress of the Good News;

Young's Literal Translation
And I wish you to know, brethren, that the things concerning me, rather to an advancement of the good news have come,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:12-20 The apostle was a prisoner at Rome; and to take off the offence of the cross, he shows the wisdom and goodness of God in his sufferings. These things made him known, where he would never have otherwise been known; and led some to inquire after the gospel. He suffered from false friends, as well as from enemies. How wretched the temper of those who preached Christ out of envy and contention, and to add affliction to the bonds that oppressed this best of men! The apostle was easy in the midst of all. Since our troubles may tend to the good of many, we ought to rejoice. Whatever turns to our salvation, is by the Spirit of Christ; and prayer is the appointed means of seeking for it. Our earnest expectation and hope should not be to be honoured of men, or to escape the cross, but to be upheld amidst temptation, contempt, and affliction. Let us leave it to Christ, which way he will make us serviceable to his glory, whether by labour or suffering, by diligence or patience, by living to his honour in working for him, or dying to his honour in suffering for him.
Study Bible
Paul's Trials Advance the Gospel
11filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God. 12Now I want you to know, brothers, that my circumstances have actually served to advance the gospel. 13As a result, it has become clear throughout the whole palace guard and to everyone else that I am in chains for Christ.…
Cross References
Luke 21:13
This will be your opportunity to serve as witnesses.

Philippians 1:5
because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.

Philippians 1:7
It is right for me to feel this way about all of you, since I have you in my heart. For in my chains and in my defense and confirmation of the gospel, you are all partners in grace with me.

Philippians 2:22
But you know Timothy's proven worth, that as a child with his father he has served with me to advance the gospel.

Philippians 4:3
Yes, and I ask you, my true yokefellow, to help these women who have labored with me for the gospel, along with Clement and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.

Philippians 4:15
And as you Philippians know, in the early days of the gospel, when I left Macedonia, no church but you partnered with me in the matter of giving and receiving.

1 Timothy 2:8
Therefore I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands, without anger or dissension.

2 Timothy 4:17
But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, so that through me the message would be fully proclaimed, and all the Gentiles would hear it. So I was delivered from the mouth of the lion.
Treasury of Scripture

But I would you should understand, brothers, that the things which happened to me have fallen out rather to the furtherance of the gospel;

that.

Acts 21:28 Crying out, Men of Israel, help: This is the man, that teaches all …

Acts 22:1-30 Men, brothers, and fathers, hear you my defense which I make now to you…

Acts 28:1-31 And when they were escaped, then they knew that the island was called Melita…

rather.

Exodus 18:11 Now I know that the LORD is greater than all gods: for in the thing …

Esther 9:1 Now in the twelfth month, that is, the month Adar, on the thirteenth …

Psalm 76:10 Surely the wrath of man shall praise you: the remainder of wrath …

Acts 8:4 Therefore they that were scattered abroad went every where preaching the word.

Acts 11:19-21 Now they which were scattered abroad on the persecution that arose …

Romans 8:28,37 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love …

2 Timothy 2:9 Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even to bonds; but the …

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