Philippians 1:8
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English Standard Version
For God is my witness, how I yearn for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus.

King James Bible
For God is my record, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.

American Standard Version
For God is my witness, how I long after you all in the tender mercies of Christ Jesus.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For God is my witness, how I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.

English Revised Version
For God is my witness, how I long after you all in the tender mercies of Christ Jesus.

Webster's Bible Translation
For God is my witness, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.

Weymouth New Testament
For God is my witness how I yearn over all of you with tender Christian affection.

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Vincent's Word Studies

In the bowels of Jesus Christ (ἐν σπλάγχνοις Χριστοῦ Ιησοῦ)

Rev., better, in the tender mercies. Describing his longing, not as his individual emotion, but as Christ's longing, as if the very heart of Christ dwelt in him. "In Paul not Paul lives, but Jesus Christ" (Bengel) With tender mercies compare reins, Revelation 2:23, note.

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Romans 1:9 For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son...

Romans 9:1 I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost,

Galatians 1:20 Now the things which I write to you, behold, before God, I lie not.

1 Thessalonians 2:5 For neither at any time used we flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak of covetousness; God is witness:

how.

Philippians 2:26 For he longed after you all, and was full of heaviness, because that you had heard that he had been sick.

Philippians 4:1 Therefore, my brothers dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.

2 Corinthians 13:9 For we are glad, when we are weak, and you are strong: and this also we wish, even your perfection.

Galatians 4:19 My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you,

Colossians 2:1 For I would that you knew what great conflict I have for you, and for them at Laodicea...

1 Thessalonians 2:8 So being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted to you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls...

2 Timothy 1:4 Greatly desiring to see you, being mindful of your tears, that I may be filled with joy;

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Philippians 2:1 If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies,

Isaiah 16:11 Why my bowels shall sound like an harp for Moab, and my inward parts for Kirharesh.

Isaiah 63:15 Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of your holiness and of your glory: where is your zeal and your strength...

Jeremiah 31:20 Is Ephraim my dear son? is he a pleasant child? for since I spoke against him, I do earnestly remember him still...

Luke 1:78 Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high has visited us,

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2 Corinthians 6:12 You are not straitened in us, but you are straitened in your own bowels.

2 Corinthians 7:15 And his inward affection is more abundant toward you, whilst he remembers the obedience of you all...

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Colossians 3:12 Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering;

Philemon 1:12 Whom I have sent again: you therefore receive him, that is, my own bowels:

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1 John 3:17 But whoever has this world's good, and sees his brother have need, and shuts up his bowels of compassion from him...

Cross References
Job 16:19
Even now, behold, my witness is in heaven, and he who testifies for me is on high.

Romans 1:9
For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I mention you

Galatians 3:26
for in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith.

Philippians 4:1
Therefore, my brothers, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved.

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