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Philippians 4 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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Rejoice in the Lord Always

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Therefore my brothers, loved and longed for, my joy and crown, in this way stand firm in the Lord, my beloved.

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I urge Euodia and I urge Syntyche to think the same way in the Lord.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:3 - Indeed, I ask you also, genuine companion, help these women who have contended together alongside of me in the gospel, with also Clement and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.
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Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice!

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:5 - Let your considerate spirit be known to all men. The Lord is [fn]near.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:6 - Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and petition with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:7 - And the peace of God, which surpasses all [fn]comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
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Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is dignified, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is [fn]lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, consider these things.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:9 - The things you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.

God Will Fill Your Needs

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But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that now at last you have revived thinking about me; indeed, you were thinking about me before, but you lacked opportunity.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:11 - Not that I speak [fn]from want, for I learned to be [fn]content in whatever circumstances I am.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:12 - I know how to get along with humble means, and I also know how to live in abundance; in any and all things I have learned the secret of being filled and going hungry, both of having abundance and suffering need.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:13 - I can do all things [fn]through Him who strengthens me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:14 - Nevertheless, you have done well to fellowship with me in my affliction.
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And you yourselves also know, Philippians, that at the [fn]first preaching of the gospel, after I left Macedonia, no church fellowshipped with me in the matter of giving and receiving but you alone.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:16 - For even in Thessalonica you sent a gift more than once for my needs.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:17 - Not that I seek the gift itself, but I seek the fruit which increases to your account.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:18 - But I have received everything in full and have an abundance; I have been filled, having received from Epaphroditus [fn]what you have sent, [fn]a fragrant aroma, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:19 - And my God will fulfill [fn]all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:20 - Now to our God and Father be the glory [fn]forever and ever. Amen.
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Greet every [fn]saint in Christ Jesus. The brothers who are with me greet you.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:22 - All the [fn]saints greet you, especially those of Caesar’s household.
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The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit.

LSB Footnotes
Or at hand
Lit mind
Or lovable and gracious
Lit according to
Or self-sufficient
Lit in
Lit beginning of
Lit the things from you
Lit an odor of fragrance
Or every need of yours
Lit to the ages of the ages
Or holy one
v 21, note 1

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