Philippians 2:21
New International Version
For everyone looks out for their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ.

New Living Translation
All the others care only for themselves and not for what matters to Jesus Christ.

English Standard Version
For they all seek their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ.

Berean Study Bible
For all the others look after their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ.

Berean Literal Bible
For those all are seeking the things of themselves, not the things of Jesus Christ.

New American Standard Bible
For they all seek after their own interests, not those of Christ Jesus.

King James Bible
For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's.

Christian Standard Bible
all seek their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ.

Contemporary English Version
The others think only about what interests them and not about what concerns Christ Jesus.

Good News Translation
Everyone else is concerned only with their own affairs, not with the cause of Jesus Christ.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
all seek their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ.

International Standard Version
For all the others look after their own interests, not after those of Jesus the Messiah.

NET Bible
Others are busy with their own concerns, not those of Jesus Christ.

New Heart English Bible
For they all seek their own, not the things of Jesus Christ.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For they are all seeking what is their own and not what is of Yeshua The Messiah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Everyone else looks after his own interests, not after those of Jesus Christ.

New American Standard 1977
For they all seek after their own interests, not those of Christ Jesus.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's.

King James 2000 Bible
For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's.

American King James Version
For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's.

American Standard Version
For they all seek their own, not the things of Jesus Christ.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For all seek the things that are their own; not the things that are Jesus Christ's.

Darby Bible Translation
For all seek their own things, not the things of Jesus Christ.

English Revised Version
For they all seek their own, not the things of Jesus Christ.

Webster's Bible Translation
For all seek their own, not the things of Jesus Christ.

Weymouth New Testament
Everybody concerns himself about his own interests, not about those of Jesus Christ.

World English Bible
For they all seek their own, not the things of Jesus Christ.

Young's Literal Translation
for the whole seek their own things, not the things of the Christ Jesus,
Study Bible
Timothy and Epaphroditus
20I have nobody else like him who will genuinely care for your needs. 21For all the others look after their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ. 22But you know Timothy’s proven worth, that as a child with his father he has served with me to advance the gospel.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 10:24
No one should seek his own good, but the good of others.

1 Corinthians 10:33
just as I try to please everyone in all I do. For I am not seeking my own good, but the good of many, that they may be saved.

1 Corinthians 13:5
It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no account of wrongs.

Philippians 2:4
Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.

2 Timothy 3:2
For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,

Treasury of Scripture

For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's.

all.

Philippians 2:4
Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.

Isaiah 56:11
Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter.

Malachi 1:10
Who is there even among you that would shut the doors for nought? neither do ye kindle fire on mine altar for nought. I have no pleasure in you, saith the LORD of hosts, neither will I accept an offering at your hand.

the.

Philippians 1:20,21
According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death…

2 Corinthians 1:5
For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ.

2 Corinthians 5:14,15
For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead: …







Lexicon
For
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

all
πάντες (pantes)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

the others
οἱ (hoi)
Article - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

look after
ζητοῦσιν (zētousin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2212: To seek, search for, desire, require, demand. Of uncertain affinity; to seek; specially, to worship, or to plot.

their own
ἑαυτῶν (heautōn)
Reflexive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1438: Himself, herself, itself.

interests,
τὰ (ta)
Article - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

not
οὐ (ou)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

those
τὰ (ta)
Article - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

of Jesus
Ἰησοῦ (Iēsou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

Christ.
Χριστοῦ (Christou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5547: Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.
(21) For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's.--Compare our Lord's words, "Ye shall be scattered every man to his own (things), and shall leave Me alone" (John 16:32). St. Paul's declaration is startling; for he had certainly some "brethren with him" (Philippians 4:21). But the scanty notice of them in the close of this Epistle contrasts strongly with the detailed and affectionate mention of his companions by name in Colossians 4:7-14; Philemon 1:23-24. It would seem as if at this time he was either separated accidentally from his most trusty disciples, or that there had been a temporary falling away from him, in some degree like that which he describes with so much sadness in 2Timothy 4:9-10; 2Timothy 4:16. His words need not be taken as accusing all of absolute selfishness and unfaithfulness, but they are nevertheless startling enough.

Verse 21. - For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's. All of them, he says (οἱ πάντες); Timothy is the one exception. He calls those about him brethren in Philippians 4:21; but, it seems, they were like St. Paul, not willing to spend and to be spent for the salvation of souls. It was a great sacrifice in one who so yearned for Christian sympathy to submit to the absence of the one true loving friend. St. Paul's spiritual isolation increases our wonder and admiration for the strain of holy joy which runs through this Epistle. 2:19-30 It is best with us, when our duty becomes natural to us. Naturally, that is, sincerely, and not in pretence only; with a willing heart and upright views. We are apt to prefer our own credit, ease, and safety, before truth, holiness, and duty; but Timothy did not so. Paul desired liberty, not that he might take pleasure, but that he might do good. Epaphroditus was willing to go to the Philippians, that he might be comforted with those who had sorrowed for him when he was sick. It seems, his illness was caused by the work of God. The apostle urges them to love him the more on that account. It is doubly pleasant to have our mercies restored by God, after great danger of their removal; and this should make them more valued. What is given in answer to prayer, should be received with great thankfulness and joy.
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