Philippians 1:17
Good News Translation
The others do not proclaim Christ sincerely, but from a spirit of selfish ambition; they think that they will make more trouble for me while I am in prison.

Contemporary English Version
But the ones who are jealous of us are not sincere. They just want to cause trouble for me while I am in jail.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And some out of contention preach Christ not sincerely: supposing that they raise affliction to my bands.

New American Bible
the former proclaim Christ out of selfish ambition, not from pure motives, thinking that they will cause me trouble in my imprisonment.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And some out of contention preach Christ not sincerely: supposing that they raise affliction to my bands.

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Philippians 1:7 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.

Romans 1:13-17 And I would not have you ignorant, brethren, that I have often purposed to come unto you (and have been hindered hitherto) that I might have some fruit among you also, even as among other Gentiles. . . .

1 Corinthians 9:16,17 For if I preach the gospel, it is no glory to me: for a necessity lieth upon me. For woe is unto me if I preach not the gospel. . . .

Galatians 2:7,8 But contrariwise, when they had seen that to me was committed the gospel of the uncircumcision, as to Peter was that of the circumcision. . . .

1 Timothy 2:7 Whereunto I am appointed a preacher and an apostle (I say the truth, I lie not), a doctor of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

2 Timothy 1:11,12 Wherein I am appointed a preacher and an apostle and teacher of the Gentiles. . . .

2 Timothy 4:6,7 For I am even now ready to be sacrificed: and the time of my dissolution is at hand. . . .

Luke 21:14 Lay it up therefore in your hearts, not to meditate before how you shall answer:

Acts 22:1 Men, brethren and fathers, hear ye the account which I now give unto you.

Acts 26:1,24 Then Agrippa said to Paul: Thou art permitted to speak for thyself. Then Paul, stretching forth his hand, began to make his answer. . . .

2 Timothy 4:16 At my first answer, no man stood with me: but all forsook me. May it not be laid to their charge!

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Context
Paul's Trials Advance the Gospel
16Some out of charity, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel. 17And some out of contention preach Christ not sincerely: supposing that they raise affliction to my bands. 18But what then? So that by all means, whether by occasion or by truth, Christ be preached: in this also I rejoice, yea, and will rejoice.…
Cross References
Romans 2:8
But to them that are contentious and who obey not the truth but give credit to iniquity, wrath and indignation.

Philippians 1:7
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.

Philippians 1:18
But what then? So that by all means, whether by occasion or by truth, Christ be preached: in this also I rejoice, yea, and will rejoice.

Philippians 2:3
Let nothing be done through contention: neither by vain glory. But in humility, let each esteem others better than themselves:

2 Timothy 2:9
Wherein I labour even unto bands, as an evildoer. But the word of God is not bound.

Additional Translations
The former, however, preach Christ out of selfish ambition, not sincerely, supposing they can add to the distress of my chains.

but the others are proclaiming Christ out of selfish ambition, not purely, supposing to add tribulation to my chains.

But the other of love, knowing that I am set for the defense of the gospel.

but the other proclaim Christ of faction, not sincerely, thinking to raise up affliction for me in my bonds.

but those out of contention, announce the Christ, not purely, supposing to arouse tribulation for my bonds.

but the other proclaim Christ of faction, not sincerely, thinking to raise up affliction for me in my bonds.

But the other from love, knowing that I am set for the defense of the gospel.

while the others proclaim Him from motives of rivalry, and insincerely, supposing that by this they are embittering my imprisonment.

but the latter out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the Good News.

and the other out of love, having known that for defence of the good news I am set:
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