my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.
2I beseech Euodias, and beseech Syntyche, that they be of the same mind in the
3And I intreat thee also, true yokefellow,
help those women which laboured with me in the gospel, with Clement also, and with other my fellowlabourers, whose names are
in the book of life.
4Rejoice in the Lord
always: and again I say, Rejoice.
moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.
careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto
7And the peace of God, which passeth
all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
8Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, 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.
things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.
10But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that now at the last your care of me hath
flourished again; wherein ye were also careful, but ye lacked opportunity.
11Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be
12I know both how to be abased, and
I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to
13I can do all things through
Christ which strengtheneth me.
ye have well done, that ye did communicate with my affliction.
ye Philippians know also, that in the beginning of the gospel, when I departed from Macedonia, no church communicated with
me as concerning giving and receiving, but ye only.
even in Thessalonica ye sent once and again unto my necessity.
because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.
18But I have all, and abound: I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent
from you, an odour of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, wellpleasing to God.
19But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
20Now unto God and our Father be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
21Salute every saint in Christ Jesus. The brethren which are with me greet you.
22All the saints salute you, chiefly they
that are of Caesar's household.
of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.