Philippians 1:29
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New International Version
For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him,

New Living Translation
For you have been given not only the privilege of trusting in Christ but also the privilege of suffering for him.

English Standard Version
For it has been granted to you that for the sake of Christ you should not only believe in him but also suffer for his sake,

Berean Study Bible
For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for Him,

Berean Literal Bible
For it has been granted to you concerning Christ, not only to believe in Him but also to suffer concerning Him,

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

King James Bible
For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For it has been given to you on Christ's behalf not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for Him,

International Standard Version
For you have been given the privilege for the Messiah's sake not only to believe in him but also to suffer for him.

NET Bible
For it has been granted to you not only to believe in Christ but also to suffer for him,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And this is given to you from God, that not only should you believe in The Messiah, but that you also will suffer for his sake.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
God has given you the privilege not only to believe in Christ but also to suffer for him.

New American Standard 1977
For to you it has been granted for Christ’s sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake,

Jubilee Bible 2000
For unto you it is granted regarding Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake,

King James 2000 Bible
For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;

American King James Version
For to you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;

American Standard Version
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:

Douay-Rheims Bible
For unto you it is given for Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him.

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

English Revised Version
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:

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

Weymouth New Testament
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;

World English 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,

Young's Literal Translation
because to you it was granted, on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also on behalf of him to suffer;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:27-30 Those who profess the gospel of Christ, should live as becomes those who believe gospel truths, submit to gospel laws, and depend upon gospel promises. The original word conversation denotes the conduct of citizens who seek the credit, safety, peace, and prosperity of their city. There is that in the faith of the gospel, which is worth striving for; there is much opposition, and there is need of striving. A man may sleep and go to hell; but he who would go to heaven, must look about him and be diligent. There may be oneness of heart and affection among Christians, where there is diversity of judgment about many things. Faith is God's gift on the behalf of Christ; the ability and disposition to believe are from God. And if we suffer reproach and loss for Christ, we are to reckon them a gift, and prize them accordingly. Yet salvation must not be ascribed to bodily afflictions, as though afflictions and worldly persecutions deserved it; but from God only is salvation: faith and patience are his gifts.
Study Bible
Worthy of the Gospel
28without being frightened in any way by those who oppose you. This is a clear sign of their destruction but of your salvation, and it is from God. 29For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for Him, 30since you are encountering the same struggle you saw I had, and now hear that I still have.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:11
Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.

Matthew 5:12
Rejoice and celebrate, because great is your reward in heaven; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets before you.

Acts 14:22
strengthening the souls of the disciples and encouraging them to continue in the faith. "We must endure many hardships to enter the kingdom of God," they said.
Treasury of Scripture

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

it is.

Acts 5:41 And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that …

Romans 5:3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that …

James 1:2 My brothers, count it all joy when you fall into divers temptations;

1 Peter 4:13 But rejoice, inasmuch as you are partakers of Christ's sufferings; …

not.

Matthew 16:17 And Jesus answered and said to him, Blessed are you, Simon Barjona: …

John 1:12,13 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the …

John 6:44,45 No man can come to me, except the Father which has sent me draw him: …

Acts 13:39 And by him all that believe are justified from all things, from which …

Acts 14:27 And when they were come, and had gathered the church together, they …

Ephesians 2:8 For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: …

Colossians 2:12 Buried with him in baptism, wherein also you are risen with him …

James 1:17,18 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down …

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