New Living Translation
It's true that some are preaching out of jealousy and rivalry. But others preach about Christ with pure motives.
King James Bible
Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:
Darby Bible Translation
Some indeed also for envy and strife, but some also for good will, preach the Christ.
World English Bible
Some indeed preach Christ even out of envy and strife, and some also out of good will.
Young's Literal Translation
Certain, indeed, even through envy and contention, and certain also through good-will, do preach the Christ;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:15-16 Some indeed preach Christ out of contention - Envying St. Paul's success, and striving to hurt him thereby. Not sincerely - From a real desire to glorify God. But supposing - Though they were disappointed. To add more affliction to my bonds - By enraging the Romans against me.
LibraryA Strait Betwixt Two
'To me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. 22. But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labour: yet what I shall choose I wot not. 23. For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better: 24. Nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you. 25. And having this confidence, I know that I shall abide and continue with you all for your furtherance and joy of faith.'--PHIL. i. 21-25. A preacher may well shrink from such a text. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Citizens of Heaven
A Comprehensive Prayer
The Good Man's Life and Death
But he will pour out his anger and wrath on those who live for themselves, who refuse to obey the truth and instead live lives of wickedness.
2 Corinthians 11:13
These people are false apostles. They are deceitful workers who disguise themselves as apostles of Christ.
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