World English Bible
5 for your partnership[a] in furtherance of the Good News from the first day until now; 6 being confident of this very thing, that he who began a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ. 7 It is even right for me to think this way on behalf of all of you, because I have you in my heart, because both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the Good News, you all are partakers with me of grace.Read full chapter
- 1:5 The word translated “partnership” (κοινωνίᾳ) also means “fellowship” and “sharing”.
New International Version
5 because of your partnership(A) in the gospel from the first day(B) until now, 6 being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion(C) until the day of Christ Jesus.(D)
7 It is right(E) for me to feel this way about all of you, since I have you in my heart(F) and, whether I am in chains(G) or defending(H) and confirming the gospel, all of you share in God’s grace with me.