12 So then, my beloved, (A)just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your (B)salvation with (C)fear and trembling; 13 for it is (D)God who is at work in you, both to will and to work (E)for His good pleasure.

14 Do all things without (F)grumbling or disputing; 15 so that you will [a]prove yourselves to be (G)blameless and innocent, (H)children of God above reproach in the midst of a (I)crooked and perverse generation, among whom you [b](J)appear as [c]lights in the world, 16 holding [d]fast the word of life, so that in (K)the day of Christ I will have reason to glory because I did not (L)run in vain nor (M)toil in vain. 17 But even if I am being (N)poured out as a drink offering upon (O)the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice and share my joy with you all. 18 You too, I urge you, rejoice in the same way and share your joy with me.

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Footnotes

  1. Philippians 2:15 Or become
  2. Philippians 2:15 Or shine
  3. Philippians 2:15 Or luminaries, stars
  4. Philippians 2:16 Or forth

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