Philippians 1:24
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English Standard Version
But to remain in the flesh is more necessary on your account.

King James Bible
Nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you.

American Standard Version
yet to abide in the flesh is more needful for your sake.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But to abide still in the flesh, is needful for you.

English Revised Version
yet to abide in the flesh is more needful for your sake.

Webster's Bible Translation
Nevertheless, to abide in the flesh is more needful for you.

Weymouth New Testament
But for your sakes it is more important that I should still remain in the body.

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Vincent's Word Studies

To abide in the flesh (ἐπιμένειν ἐν τῇ σαρκὶ)

See on Colossians 1:23. To abide by the flesh. Compare Romans 6:1; Romans 11:22, Romans 11:23.

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Philippians 1:22,25,26 But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labor: yet what I shall choose I know not...

John 16:7 Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come to you...

Acts 20:29-31 For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock...

Cross References
Philippians 1:23
I am hard pressed between the two. My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better.

Philippians 1:25
Convinced of this, I know that I will remain and continue with you all, for your progress and joy in the faith,

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