Philippians 1:21
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
For to me, to liveζῆν
(zēn)
2198: to livefrom prim. roots zé- and zó-
is ChristΧριστὸς
(christos)
5547: the Anointed One, Messiah, Christfrom chrió
and to dieἀποθανεῖν
(apothanein)
599: to diefrom apo and thnéskó
is gain.κέρδος
(kerdos)
2771: gaina prim. word









KJV Lexicon
εμοι  personal pronoun - first person dative singular
emoi  em-oy':  to me -- I, me, mine, my.
γαρ  conjunction
gar  gar:  assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles)
το  definite article - nominative singular neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
ζην  verb - present active infinitive
zao  dzah'-o:  to live -- life(-time), (a-)live(-ly), quick.
χριστος  noun - nominative singular masculine
Christos  khris-tos':  anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus -- Christ.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
το  definite article - nominative singular neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
αποθανειν  verb - second aorist active middle or passive deponent
apothnesko  ap-oth-nace'-ko:  to die off -- be dead, death, die, lie a-dying, be slain (with).
κερδος  noun - nominative singular neuter
kerdos  ker'-dos:  gain (pecuniary or genitive case) -- gain, lucre.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.

King James Bible
For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For me, living is Christ and dying is gain.

International Standard Version
For to me, to go on living is the Messiah, and to die is gain.

NET Bible
For to me, living is Christ and dying is gain.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For my life is The Messiah, and if I shall die, it is gain for me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Christ means everything to me in this life, and when I die I'll have even more.

King James 2000 Bible
For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
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