New Living Translation
But for your sakes, it is better that I continue to live.
King James Bible
Nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you.
Darby Bible Translation
but remaining in the flesh is more necessary for your sakes;
World English Bible
Yet, to remain in the flesh is more needful for your sake.
Young's Literal Translation
and to remain in the flesh is more necessary on your account,
Philippians 1:24 Parallel
CommentaryPhilippians 1:24 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryA Strait Betwixt Two
'To me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. 22. But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labour: yet what I shall choose I wot not. 23. For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better: 24. Nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you. 25. And having this confidence, I know that I shall abide and continue with you all for your furtherance and joy of faith.'--PHIL. i. 21-25. A preacher may well shrink from such a text. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Citizens of Heaven
A Comprehensive Prayer
The Good Man's Life and Death
I'm torn between two desires: I long to go and be with Christ, which would be far better for me.
Knowing this, I am convinced that I will remain alive so I can continue to help all of you grow and experience the joy of your faith.
Jump to PreviousAbide Account Body Flesh Important Necessary Needful Nevertheless Remaining Sake Sakes
Jump to NextAbide Account Body Flesh Important Necessary Needful Nevertheless Remaining Sake Sakes
LinksPhilippians 1:24 NIV
Philippians 1:24 NLT
Philippians 1:24 ESV
Philippians 1:24 NASB
Philippians 1:24 KJV
Philippians 1:24 Bible Apps
Philippians 1:24 Biblia Paralela
Philippians 1:24 Chinese Bible
Philippians 1:24 French Bible
Philippians 1:24 German Bible
Philippians 1:24 Commentaries