1 Greetings from Paul and Timothy, servants of Jesus Christ.
To all of you in Philippi who are God’s holy people in Christ Jesus, including your elders[a] and special servants.
2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.Read full chapter
- Philippians 1:1 elders Here, literally, “overseers.” See “elders (New Testament)” in the Word List.
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1 Paul and Timothy,(A) servants of Christ Jesus,
2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.(F)Read full chapter
- Philippians 1:1 The word deacons refers here to Christians designated to serve with the overseers/elders of the church in a variety of ways; similarly in Romans 16:1 and 1 Tim. 3:8,12.