Philippians 2:30

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

Because for the work of Christ he was nigh unto death, not regarding his life, to supply your lack of service toward me.
New King James Version

because for the work of Christ he came close to death, not regarding his own life, to supply what was lacking in your service toward me.
New American Standard Bible

because he came close to death for the work of Christ, risking his life to complete what was deficient in your service to me.
New International Version

because he almost died for the work of Christ, risking his life to make up for the help you could not give me.
The Amplified Bible

For it was through working for Christ that he came so near death, risking his [very] life to complete the deficiencies in your service to me [which distance prevented you yourselves from rendering].
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

because on account of the work of Christ he drew near to death, having recklessly exposed his life in order that he might supply that which was lacking in your sacred service to me.
Phillips’ Modern English

for his loyalty to Christ brought him very near death – he risked his life to do for me in person what distance prevented you from doing.
Williams’ Language of the People

because he came near dying for the sake of the Lord’s work and risked his life to make up for your lack of opportunity to minister to me.
Phlp. 2:29 π Phlp. 3:1
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