New Living Translation
I asked you to come here today so we could get acquainted and so I could explain to you that I am bound with this chain because I believe that the hope of Israel--the Messiah--has already come."
King James Bible
For this cause therefore have I called for you, to see you, and to speak with you: because that for the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain.
Darby Bible Translation
For this cause therefore I have called you to me to see and to speak to you; for on account of the hope of Israel I have this chain about me.
World English Bible
For this cause therefore I asked to see you and to speak with you. For because of the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain."
Young's Literal Translation
for this cause, therefore, I called for you to see and to speak with you, for because of the hope of Israel with this chain I am bound.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
28:20 The hope of Israel - What Israel hopes for, namely, the Messiah and the resurrection.
LibraryThe Apostle's Position and Circumstances
PHILIPPIANS i. 12-20 Disloyal "brethren"--Interest of the paragraph--The victory of patience--The Praetorian sentinel--Separatism, and how it was met--St Paul's secret--His "earnest expectation"--"Christ magnified"--"In my body" St Paul has spoken his affectionate greeting to the Philippians, and has opened to them the warm depths of his friendship with them in the Lord. What he feels towards them "in the heart of Christ Jesus," what he prays for them in regard of the growth and fruit of their …
Handley C. G. Moule—Philippian Studies
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Wesley in Wales
The LORD gave a message to Jeremiah after Nebuzaradan, the captain of the guard, had released him at Ramah. He had found Jeremiah bound in chains among all the other captives of Jerusalem and Judah who were being sent to exile in Babylon.
Then the commander arrested him and ordered him bound with two chains. He asked the crowd who he was and what he had done.
Now I am on trial because of my hope in the fulfillment of God's promise made to our ancestors.
In fact, that is why the twelve tribes of Israel zealously worship God night and day, and they share the same hope I have. Yet, Your Majesty, they accuse me for having this hope!
I am in chains now, still preaching this message as God's ambassador. So pray that I will keep on speaking boldly for him, as I should.
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