Philippians 2:16
Good News Translation
as you offer them the message of life. If you do so, I shall have reason to be proud of you on the Day of Christ, because it will show that all my effort and work have not been wasted.

Contemporary English Version
as you hold firmly to the message that gives life. Then on the day when Christ returns, I can take pride in you. I can also know that my work and efforts were not useless.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Holding forth the word of life to my glory in the day of Christ: because I have not run in vain, nor laboured in vain.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Holding forth the word of life to my glory in the day of Christ: because I have not run in vain, nor laboured in vain.

Holding.

Philippians 1:27 Only let your conversation be worthy of the gospel of Christ: that, whether I come and see you, or, being absent, may hear of you, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind labouring together for the faith of the gospel.

Psalm 40:9 I have declared thy justice in a great church, lo, I will not restrain my lips: O Lord, thou knowest it.

Psalm 71:17 Thou hast taught me, O God, from my youth: and till now I will declare thy wonderful works.

Matthew 10:27 That which I tell you in the dark, speak ye in the light: and that which you hear in the ear, preach ye upon the housetops.

Luke 12:8 And I say to you: Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God.

Romans 10:8-16 But what saith the scripture? The word is nigh thee; even in thy mouth and in thy heart. This is the word of faith, which we preach. . . .

Revelation 22:17 And the spirit and the bride say: Come. And he that heareth, let him say: Come. And he that thirsteth, let him come. And he that will, let him take the water of life, freely.

the word.

John 6:63,68 It is the spirit that quickeneth: the flesh profiteth nothing. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life. . . .

Acts 13:26 Men, brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you fear God: to you the word of this salvation is sent.

2 Timothy 2:15-17 Carefully study to present thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth. . . .

Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is living and effectual and more piercing than any two edged sword; and reaching unto the division of the soul and the spirit, of the joints also and the marrow: and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

1 Peter 1:23 Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but incorruptible, by the word of God who liveth and remaineth for ever.

1 John 1:1 That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon and our hands have handled, of the word of life.

that I may.

Philippians 1:26 That your rejoicing may abound in Christ Jesus for me, by my coming to you again.

2 Corinthians 1:14 As also you have known us in part, that we are your glory: as you also are ours, in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Thessalonians 2:19 For what is our hope or joy or crown of glory? Are not you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?

that I have.

Isaiah 49:4 And I said: I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength without cause and in vain: therefore my judgment is with the Lord, and my work with my God.

1 Corinthians 9:26 I therefore so run, not as at an uncertainty: I so fight, not as one beating the air.

Galatians 2:2 And I went up according to revelation and communicated to them the gospel which I preach among the Gentiles: but apart to them who seemed to be some thing: lest perhaps I should run or had run in vain.

Galatians 4:11 I am afraid of you, lest perhaps I have laboured in vain among you.

1 Thessalonians 3:5 For this cause also, I, forbearing no longer, sent to know your faith: lest perhaps he that tempteth should have tempted you: and our labour should be made vain.

Context
Shining as Stars
15That you may be blameless and sincere children of God, without reproof, in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation: among whom you shine as lights in the world. 16Holding forth the word of life to my glory in the day of Christ: because I have not run in vain, nor laboured in vain. 17Yea, and if I be made a victim upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice and congratulate with you all.…
Cross References
Isaiah 49:4
And I said: I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength without cause and in vain: therefore my judgment is with the Lord, and my work with my God.

1 Corinthians 1:8
Who also will confirm you unto the end without crime, in the days of the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Galatians 2:2
And I went up according to revelation and communicated to them the gospel which I preach among the Gentiles: but apart to them who seemed to be some thing: lest perhaps I should run or had run in vain.

Galatians 4:11
I am afraid of you, lest perhaps I have laboured in vain among you.

Philippians 1:6
Being confident of this very thing: that he who hath begun a good work in you will perfect it unto the day of Christ Jesus.

Philippians 1:10
That you may approve the better things: that you may be sincere and without offence unto the day of Christ:

Philippians 1:26
That your rejoicing may abound in Christ Jesus for me, by my coming to you again.

1 Thessalonians 3:5
For this cause also, I, forbearing no longer, sent to know your faith: lest perhaps he that tempteth should have tempted you: and our labour should be made vain.

Additional Translations
as you hold forth the word of life, in order that I may boast on the day of Christ that I did not run or labor in vain.

holding forth the word of life unto a boast to me in the day of Christ that I did not run in vain nor toil in vain.

Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither labored in vain.

holding forth the word of life; that I may have whereof to glory in the day of Christ, that I did not run in vain neither labor in vain.

holding forth [the] word of life, so as to be a boast for me in Christ's day, that I have not run in vain nor laboured in vain.

holding forth the word of life; that I may have whereof to glory in the day of Christ, that I did not run in vain neither labour in vain.

Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither labored in vain.

holding out to them a Message of Life. It will then be my glory on the day of Christ that I did not run my race in vain nor toil in vain.

holding up the word of life; that I may have something to boast in the day of Christ, that I didn't run in vain nor labor in vain.

the word of life holding forth, for rejoicing to me in regard to a day of Christ, that not in vain did I run, nor in vain did I labour;
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