New Living Translation
For he risked his life for the work of Christ, and he was at the point of death while doing for me what you couldn't do from far away.
King James Bible
Because for the work of Christ he was nigh unto death, not regarding his life, to supply your lack of service toward me.
Darby Bible Translation
because for the sake of the work he drew near even to death, venturing his life that he might fill up what lacked in your ministration toward me.
World English Bible
because for the work of Christ he came near to death, risking his life to supply that which was lacking in your service toward me.
Young's Literal Translation
because on account of the work of the Christ he drew near to death, having hazarded the life that he might fill up your deficiency of service unto me.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:30 To supply your deficiency of service - To do what you could not do in person.
LibraryJune 6. "He Emptied Himself" (Phil. Ii. 8, R. V. ).
"He emptied Himself" (Phil. ii. 8, R. V.). The first step to the righteousness of the kingdom is "poor in spirit." Then the next is a little deeper, "they that mourn." Because now you must get plastic, you must get broken, you must get like the metal in the fire, which the Master can mould; and so, it is not enough to see your unrighteousness, but deeply to feel it, deeply to regret it, deeply to mourn over it, to own it not a little thing that sin has come into your life. And so God leads a soul …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Work Out Your Own Salvation
A Willing Sacrifice
But my life is worth nothing to me unless I use it for finishing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus--the work of telling others the Good News about the wonderful grace of God.
1 Corinthians 16:17
I am very glad that Stephanas, Fortunatus, and Achaicus have come here. They have been providing the help you weren't here to give me.
How I praise the Lord that you are concerned about me again. I know you have always been concerned for me, but you didn't have the chance to help me.
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