Bible Verse Dictionary
Philippians 1:24 - For
but and etc.
to stay over that is remain (figuratively persevere)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied at others omitted in English idiom)
flesh (as stripped of the skin) that is (strictly) the meat of an animal (as food) or (by extension) the body (as opposed to the soul (or spirit) or as the symbol of what is external or as the means of kindred or (by implication) human nature (with its frailties (physically or morally) and passions) or (specifically) a human being (as such)
|is more needful||G316||ἀναγκαῖος||
necessary; by implication close (of kin)
through (in very wide applications local causal or occasional). In composition it retains the same general import
you (as the object of a verb or preposition)
Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.