Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of my grace.
Treasury of Scripture
1 Corinthians 13:7 Bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
1 Thessalonians 1:2-5 We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers...
1 Thessalonians 5:5 You are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.
Hebrews 6:9,10 But, beloved, we are persuaded better things of you, and things that accompany salvation, though we thus speak...
2 Corinthians 3:2 You are our letter written in our hearts, known and read of all men:
2 Corinthians 7:3 I speak not this to condemn you: for I have said before, that you are in our hearts to die and live with you.
I have you in my heart. or, ye have me in your heart.
Galatians 5:6 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which works by love.
1 John 3:14 We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brothers. He that loves not his brother stays in death.
Acts 16:23-25 And when they had laid many stripes on them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely...
Acts 20:23 Save that the Holy Ghost witnesses in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.
Ephesians 3:1 For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles,
Ephesians 4:1 I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation with which you are called,
Ephesians 6:20 For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
Colossians 4:3,18 With praying also for us, that God would open to us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds...
2 Timothy 1:8 Be not you therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner...
2 Timothy 2:9 Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even to bonds; but the word of God is not bound.
Hebrews 10:33,34 Partly, whilst you were made a spectacle both by reproaches and afflictions; and partly...
Philippians 1:17 But the other of love, knowing that I am set for the defense of the gospel.
Philippians 4:14 Notwithstanding you have well done, that you did communicate with my affliction.
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Philippians 1:5 For your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now;
1 Corinthians 9:23 And this I do for the gospel's sake, that I might be partaker thereof with you.
Hebrews 3:1 Why, holy brothers, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus;
1 Peter 4:13 But rejoice, inasmuch as you are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed...
1 Peter 5:1 The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ...
ContextThanksgiving and Prayer
3I thank my God on every remembrance of you, 4Always in every prayer of my for you all making request with joy, 5For your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now; 6Being confident of this very thing, that he which has begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ: 7Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of my grace. 8For God is my record, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ. 9And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment; 10That you may approve things that are excellent; that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ. 11Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
even as it is right for me to be thus minded on behalf of you all, because I have you in my heart, inasmuch as, both in my bonds and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are partakers with me of grace.
As it is meet for me to think this for you all, for that I have you in my heart; and that in my bands, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of my joy.
Darby Bible Translation
as it is righteous for me to think this as to you all, because ye have me in your hearts, and that both in my bonds and in the defence and confirmation of the glad tidings ye are all participators in my grace.
King James Bible
Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are partakers of my grace.
Young's Literal Translation
according as it is righteous for me to think this in behalf of you all, because of my having you in the heart, both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the good news, all of you being fellow-partakers with me of grace.