The former, however, preach Christ out of selfish ambition, not sincerely, supposing they can add to the distress of my chains.
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1 Corinthians 9:16, 17
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Chapter Outline1. Paul testifies his thankfulness to God, and his love toward the Philippians,
9. daily praying for their increase in grace;
12. he shows what good the faith of Christ had received by his troubles at Rome;
21. and how ready he is to glorify Christ either by his life or death;
27. exhorting them to unity;
28. and to fortitude in persecution.
Jump to PreviousAfflict Affliction Ambition Appointed Bonds Cause Chains Christ Competition Defence Defense Distress Faction Former Good Gospel Hearts Imprisonment Insincerely Latter Motives News Others Pain Preach Preaching Proclaim Pure Purpose Raise Rather Rivalry Selfish Sincerely Spirit Stir Supposing Thinking
Jump to NextAfflict Affliction Ambition Appointed Bonds Cause Chains Christ Competition Defence Defense Distress Faction Former Good Gospel Hearts Imprisonment Insincerely Latter Motives News Others Pain Preach Preaching Proclaim Pure Purpose Raise Rather Rivalry Selfish Sincerely Spirit Stir Supposing Thinking
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
the former proclaim Christ out of selfish ambition rather than from pure motives, thinking to cause me distress in my imprisonment.
King James Bible
But the other of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
the others proclaim Christ out of rivalry, not sincerely, seeking to cause me anxiety in my imprisonment.
International Standard Version
The former proclaim the Messiah because they are selfishly ambitious and insincere, thinking that they will stir up trouble for me during my imprisonment.
The former proclaim Christ from selfish ambition, not sincerely, because they think they can cause trouble for me in my imprisonment.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But those who preach The Messiah by contention, insincerely, only hope to add suffering to my imprisonment.
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