Philippians 4 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Philippians 4


Philippians 4:1

Wherefore, my brethren beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my beloved.

Philippians 4:2

I exhort Euodia, and I exhort Syntyche, to be of the same mind in the Lord.

Philippians 4:3

Yea, I beseech thee also, true yokefellow, help these women, for they labored with me in the gospel, with Clement also, and the rest of my fellow-workers, whose names are in the book of life.

Philippians 4:4

Rejoice in the Lord always: again I will say, Rejoice.

Philippians 4:5

Let your forbearance be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.

Philippians 4:6

In nothing be anxious; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

Philippians 4:7

And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall guard your hearts and your thoughts in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honorable, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

Philippians 4:9

The things which ye both learned and received and heard and saw in me, these things do: and the God of peace shall be with you.

Philippians 4:10

But I rejoice in the Lord greatly, that now at length ye have revived your thought for me; wherein ye did indeed take thought, but ye lacked opportunity.

Philippians 4:11

Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therein to be content.

Philippians 4:12

I know how to be abased, and I know also how to abound: in everything and in all things have I learned the secret both to be filled and to be hungry, both to abound and to be in want.

Philippians 4:13

I can do all things in him that strengtheneth me.

Philippians 4:14

Howbeit ye did well that ye had fellowship with my affliction.

Philippians 4:15

And ye yourselves also know, ye Philippians, that in the beginning of the gospel, when I departed from Macedonia, no church had fellowship with me in the matter of giving and receiving but ye only;

Philippians 4:16

for even in Thessalonica ye sent once and again unto my need.

Philippians 4:17

Not that I seek for the gift; but I seek for the fruit that increaseth to your account.

Philippians 4:18

But I have all things, and abound: I am filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things [that came] from you, and odor of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, well-pleasing to God.

Philippians 4:19

And my God shall supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:20

Now unto our God and Father [be] the glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Philippians 4:21

Salute every saint in Christ Jesus. The brethren that are with me salute you.

Philippians 4:22

All the saints salute you, especially they that are of Caesar’s household.

Philippians 4:23

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit.

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