Philippians 1

1:1 ministers; (c-23) Or 'deacons' (diakonos), see Note. Rom. 16.1.1:1 ministers; (c-23) Or 'deacons' (diakonos), see Note. Rom. 16.1. 1:5 fellowship (d-4) 'fellowship,' as 1Cor. 1.9. gospel, (e-7) Or 'glad tidings,' as elsewhere. 1:7 righteous (f-4) Or 'I feel it righteous,' 'it is right.' see Eph. 6.1. grace. (g-43) Or 'fellow-partakers (sun-koinonos, as Rev. 1.9) with me of grace.' 1:9 abound (h-9) It is a question how far the abounding applies to the love itself; or, supposing the love, that it should grow in these qualities. It is, I think, determined to be the latter by Eph. 1.8. It means 'grow in these,' yet love that would grow in them. 1:13 Christ (i-11) I apprehend 'manifested to be because of Christ,' not to be those of a malefactor. others; (k-19) Or 'in all other [places].' The praetorium was the Imperial guard or its headquarters. 1:20 earnest (a-4) Or 'constant.' see Rom. 8.19. but 'earnest' gives this idea here. 'the constant looking out that it should be so. 1:22 while. (b-16) Or 'the fruit of labour.' 1:25 in (c-23) Lit. 'of.' 'Progress and joy' go together, not 'progress, -- and joy in faith.' 1:26 me (d-10) Or 'as to me.' 1:27 in (e-41) That is, the faith of the gospel being in conflict, they identified themselves with it, and entered into the struggle, 'striving in favour of it.' 1:29 Christ, (f-9) Or 'in behalf of Christ,' the sentence being broken in upon and resumed.
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