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Chapter 4

4:1 Therefore, my brothers dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.

4:2 I implore Euodias, and implore Syntyche, that they be of the same mindset in the Lord.

4:3 And I entreat you also, true companion, help those women who labored with me in the gospel, with Clement also, and with my other fellow laborers, whose names are in the Book of Life.

4:4 Rejoice in the Lord always: and again, I say, rejoice.

4:5 Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is near.

4:6 Be anxious for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

4:7 And the peace of God, which is superior to all mental processes, will keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

4:8 Finally, brothers, whatsoever things are real, whatever things are honorable, whatsoever things are right, whatsoever things are unmixed, whatsoever things are agreeable, whatsoever things are well spoken of; if there be any moral excellencies, and if there be any applause, calculate the value of these things.

4:9 Those things, which you have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, practice: and the God of peace will be with you.

4:10 Moreover, I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that now at last, your thoughtfulness over me has revived; in which you were also before, but you lacked opportunity.

4:11 Not that I speak in respect of need: for I have learned, in whatever state I am, there to be content.

4:12 I know both how to be without, and I know how to abound: everywhere and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.

4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

4:14 Nonetheless you have done well, that you did have a joint- participation in my tribulations.

4:15 Now you Philippians know also, that in the beginning of the gospel, when I departed from Macedonia, no Assembly had participated with me in the matter of giving and receiving, but only you.

4:16 For even in Thessalonica, you sent once and again for my necessities.

4:17 Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may increase to your account.

4:18 But I have all, and abound: I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, an aroma of a sweet smell, an acceptable sacrifice, well pleasing to God.

4:19 But my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

4:20 Now to God and our Father be glory into the New Covenant Age from the Old Covenant Age. Amen.

4:21 Greet every saint in Christ Jesus. The brothers who are with me greet you.

4:22 All the saints greet you, especially they that are of Nero Caesar’s household.

4:23 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be in the midst of you all. Amen.