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1From particular admonitions,
4he proceeds to general exhortations,
10shewing how he rejoiced at their liberality towards him lying in prison, not so much for the supply of his own wants as for the grace of God in them.
19And so he concludes with prayer and salutations.
 
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Chapter 4

Verse 1
Therefore, my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.


Therefore
3:20,21; 2 Peter 3:11-14
and
1:8; 2:26
my joy
2:16; 2 Corinthians 1:14; 1 Thessalonians 2:19,20; 3:9
so
1:27; Psalms 27:14; 125:1; Matthew 10:22; John 8:31; 15:3,4; Acts 2:42; 11:23; Acts 14:22; Romans 2:7; 1 Corinthians 15:58; 16:13; Galatians 5:1; Ephesians 6:10-18; Colossians 4:12; 1 Thessalonians 3:8,13; 2 Thessalonians 2:15; 2 Timothy 2:1; Hebrews 3:14; 4:14; 10:23,35,36; 2 Peter 3:17; Jude 1:20,21,24,25; Revelation 3:10,11

Verse 2
I beseech Euodias, and beseech Syntyche, that they be of the same mind in the Lord.
that
2:2,3; 3:16; Genesis 45:24; Psalms 133:1-3; Mark 9:50; Romans 12:16-18; 1 Corinthians 1:10; Ephesians 4:1-8; 1 Thessalonians 5:13; Hebrews 12:14; James 3:17,18; 1 Peter 3:8-11

Verse 3
And 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.
I
2; Romans 12:1; Philemon 1:8,9
true
2:20-25; Colossians 1:7
help
1:27; Acts 9:36-41; 16:14-18; Romans 16:2-4,9,12; 1 Timothy 5:9,10
whose
Exodus 32:32; Psalms 69:28; Isaiah 4:3; Ezekiel 13:9; Daniel 12:1; Luke 10:20; Revelation 3:5; Revelation 13:8; 17:8; 20:12,15; 21:27

Verse 4
Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice.
Rejoice
3:1; Romans 12:12
alway
Psalms 34:1,2; 145:1,2; 146:2; Matthew 5:12; Acts 5:41; 16:25; Romans 5:2,3; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18; James 1:2-4; 1 Peter 4:13
again
3:1; 2 Corinthians 13:1,2; Galatians 1:8

Verse 5
Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.
your
Matthew 5:39-42; 6:25,34; Luke 6:29-35; 12:22-30; 21:34; 1 Corinthians 6:7; 7:29-31; 1 Corinthians 8:13; 9:25; Titus 3:2; Hebrews 13:5,6; 1 Peter 1:11
The
Matthew 24:48-50; 1 Thessalonians 5:2-4; 2 Thessalonians 2:2; Hebrews 10:25; James 5:8,9; 1 Peter 4:7; 2 Peter 3:8-14; Revelation 22:7,20

Verse 6
Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
careful
Daniel 3:16; Matthew 6:25-33; 10:19; 13:22; Luke 10:41; 12:29; 1 Corinthians 7:21,32; 1 Peter 5:7
in
Genesis 32:7-12; 1 Samuel 1:15; 30:6; 2 Chronicles 32:20; 33:12,13; Psalms 34:5-7; 51:15; Psalms 55:17,22; 62:8; Proverbs 3:5,6; 16:3; Jeremiah 33:3; Matthew 7:7,8; Luke 18:1,7; Luke 12:22; Ephesians 6:18; Colossians 4:2; 1 Thessalonians 5:17,18; 1 Peter 4:7; Jude 1:20,21
thanksgiving
1 Samuel 7:12; 2 Corinthians 1:11; Ephesians 5:20; Colossians 3:15,17
known
Proverbs 15:8; Song of Solomon 2:14; Matthew 6:8

Verse 7
And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
the peace
1:2; Numbers 6:26; Job 22:21; 34:29; Psalms 29:11; 85:8; Isaiah 26:3,12; 45:7; Isaiah 48:18; 48:22; 55:11,12; 57:19-21; Jeremiah 33:6; Luke 1:79; 2:14; John 14:27; 16:33; Romans 1:7; 5:1; 8:6; 14:17; 15:13; 2 Corinthians 13:11; Galatians 5:22; Colossians 3:15; 2 Thessalonians 3:16; Hebrews 13:20; Revelation 1:4
passeth
Ephesians 3:19; Revelation 2:17
shall
Nehemiah 8:10; Proverbs 2:11; 4:6; 6:22
through
1 Peter 1:4,5; Jude 1:1

Verse 8
Finally, 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.
Finally
3:1
whatsoever
Romans 12:9-21; 1 Corinthians 13:4-7; Galatians 5:22; James 3:17; 2 Peter 1:5-7
are true
Matthew 22:16; John 7:18; Romans 12:9; 2 Corinthians 6:8; Ephesians 4:25; 5:9; 6:14; 1 Peter 1:22; 1 John 3:18
honest
or, venerable.
Acts 6:3; Romans 12:17; 13:13; 2 Corinthians 8:21; 13:7; 1 Thessalonians 4:12; 1 Timothy 2:2; 3:4,8,11; Titus 2:2,7; *Gr:; Titus 3:14; *marg:; Hebrews 13:18; 1 Peter 2:12
are just
Genesis 18:19; Deuteronomy 16:20; 2 Samuel 23:3; Psalms 82:2; Proverbs 11:1; 16:11; 20:7; Isaiah 26:7; Mark 6:20; Luke 2:25; 23:50; Acts 10:22; Titus 1:8
are pure
1 Timothy 4:12; 5:2; Titus 2:14; James 1:27; 3:17; 2 Peter 3:1; 1 John 3:3
are lovely
2 Samuel 1:23; Song of Solomon 5:16; 1 Corinthians 13:1-13; 1 Peter 4:8
are of
Acts 6:3; 10:22; 22:12; Colossians 4:5; 1 Thessalonians 5:22; 1 Timothy 3:7; 5:10; Hebrews 11:2
virtue
Ruth 3:11; Proverbs 12:4; 31:10,29; 2 Peter 1:3,4
praise
Proverbs 31:31; Romans 2:29; 13:3; 1 Corinthians 4:5; 2 Corinthians 8:18
think
Luke 16:15; 1 Thessalonians 5:21; 1 John 4:1

Verse 9
Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.
which
3:17; 1 Corinthians 10:31-33; 11:1; 1 Thessalonians 1:6; 2:2-12,14; 4:1-8; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-10
do
Deuteronomy 5:1; Matthew 5:19,20; 7:21,24-27; Luke 6:46; 8:21; John 2:5; 13:17; 15:14; Acts 9:6; 2 Thessalonians 3:4; James 1:22; 2 Peter 1:10; 1 John 3:22
the God
7; Romans 15:33; 16:20; 1 Corinthians 14:33; 2 Corinthians 5:19,20; 13:11; 1 Thessalonians 5:23; Hebrews 13:20,21
with
Isaiah 8:10; 41:10; Matthew 1:23; 28:20; 2 Timothy 4:22

Verse 10
But 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.
I
1:1,3; 2 Corinthians 7:6,7
your
2 Corinthians 11:9; Galatians 6:6
hath flourished
or, is revived.
Psalms 85:6; Hosea 14:7
ye lacked
2 Corinthians 6:7; Galatians 6:10

Verse 11
Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.
in respect
1 Corinthians 4:11,12; 2 Corinthians 6:10; 8:9; 11:27
I have
3:8; Genesis 28:20; Exodus 2:21; Matthew 6:31-34; Luke 3:14; 1 Timothy 6:6-9; Hebrews 10:34; Hebrews 13:5,6

Verse 12
I 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 suffer need.
how to be
1 Corinthians 4:9-13; 2 Corinthians 6:4-10; 10:1,10; 11:7,27; 12:7-10
I am
Deuteronomy 32:10; Nehemiah 9:20; Isaiah 8:11; Jeremiah 31:19; Matthew 11:29; 13:52; Ephesians 4:20,21

Verse 13
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
can
John 15:4,5,7; 2 Corinthians 3:4,5
through
2 Corinthians 12:9,10; Ephesians 3:16; 6:10; Colossians 1:11; Isaiah 40:29-31; 41:10; 45:24

Verse 14
Notwithstanding ye have well done, that ye did communicate with my affliction.
ye have
1 Kings 8:18; 2 Chronicles 6:8; Matthew 25:21; 3 John 1:5-8
ye did
18; 1:7; Romans 15:27; 1 Corinthians 9:10,11; Galatians 6:6; 1 Timothy 6:18; Hebrews 10:34; 13:16

Verse 15
Now ye Philippians know also, that <I>in the
beginning of the gospel, when I departed from Macedonia, no church communicated with me as concerning giving and receiving, but ye only.
in the
2 Kings 5:16,20; 2 Corinthians 11:8-12; 12:11-15
I
Acts 16:40; 17:1-5

Verse 16
For even in Thessalonica ye sent once and again unto my necessity.
in
1 Thessalonians 2:9
once
1 Thessalonians 2:18

Verse 17
Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.
because
11; Malachi 1:10; Acts 20:33,34; 1 Corinthians 9:12-15; 2 Corinthians 11:16; 1 Thessalonians 2:5; 1 Timothy 3:3; 1 Timothy 6:10; Titus 1:7; 1 Peter 5:2; 2 Peter 2:3,15; Jude 1:11
fruit
1:11; Micah 7:1; John 15:8,16; Romans 15:28; 2 Corinthians 9:9-13; Titus 3:14
to
Proverbs 19:17; Matthew 10:40-42; 25:34-40; Luke 14:12-14; Hebrews 6:10

Verse 18
But 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.
I have all
or, I have received all. abound.
12; 2 Thessalonians 1:3
Epaphroditus
2:25,26
an
John 12:3-8; 2 Corinthians 2:15,16; Ephesians 5:2; Hebrews 13:16; 1 Peter 2:5
acceptable
Romans 12:1; 2 Corinthians 9:12

Verse 19
But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
God
2 Samuel 22:7; 2 Chronicles 18:13; Nehemiah 5:19; Daniel 6:22; Micah 7:7; John 20:17,27; Romans 1:8; 2 Corinthians 12:21; Philemon 1:4
supply
Genesis 48:15; Deuteronomy 8:3,4; Nehemiah 9:15; Psalms 23:1-5; 41:1-3; 84:11; 112:5-9; Proverbs 3:9,10; 11:24,25; Malachi 3:10; Luke 12:30-33; 2 Corinthians 9:8-11
according
Psalms 36:8; 104:24; 130:7; Romans 9:23; 11:33; Ephesians 1:7,18; 2:7; 3:8,16; Colossians 1:27; 3:16; 1 Timothy 6:17
glory
Romans 8:18; 2 Corinthians 4:17; 1 Thessalonians 2:12; 1 Peter 5:1,10

Verse 20
Now unto God and our Father be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
unto
1:11; Psalms 72:19; 115:1; Matthew 6:9,13; Romans 11:36; 16:27; Galatians 1:5; Ephesians 3:21; 1 Timothy 1:17; Jude 1:25; Revelation 1:6; 4:9-11; 5:12; 7:12; 11:13; 14:7
Amen
23; Matthew 6:12; 28:20

Verse 21
Salute every saint in Christ Jesus. The brethren which are with me greet you.
Salute
Romans 16:3-16
saint
1:1; 1 Corinthians 1:2; Ephesians 1:1
The
Romans 16:21,22; Galatians 1:2; 2:3; Colossians 4:10-14; Philemon 1:23,24

Verse 22
All the saints salute you, chiefly they that are of Caesar's household.
the
Romans 16:16; 2 Corinthians 13:13; Hebrews 13:24; 1 Peter 5:13; 3 John 1:14
they
1:13
Caesar's
The cruel, worthless, and diabolical Nero was at this time emperor of Rome; but it is not improbable that the empress Poppaea was favourably inclined to Christianity, as Josephus relates that ([theosebes gar

Verse 23
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.
Romans 16:20,24; 2 Corinthians 13:14


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