- ¶ HENCEFORTH, my dearly beloved brethren, my joy and crown, in this manner stand firm in our Lord, my beloved.
- I beseech Euodias and I beseech Syntyche to be of one accord in our Lord.
- I beseech you also, my true yokefellow, help those women who laboured with me in the gospel, together with Clement, and with the rest of my fellow labourers, whose names are written in the book of life.
- Rejoice in our Lord always;
and again I say, Rejoice.
- Let your humility be known to all men.
Our Lord is at hand.
- Do not worry over things, but always by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
- And the peace of God, which passes all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Jesus Christ.
- Finally, my brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honest, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good report;
if there is any virtue and if there is any praise, think about these things.
- Those things which you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, do;
and the God of peace shall be with you.
- ¶ But I rejoiced in our Lord greatly, that you have continued to care for me, just as you have always cared, even though you yourselves have not had sufficient.
- Nor am I saying this simply because I am in want;
for I have learned to make what I have sufficient to meet my needs.
- I know what it is to be poor, and I know what it is to be rich;
I have gone through many things and experienced many things, both to be full and to be hungry, both to have plenty and to be in want.
- I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
- But you have done well to share my difficulties.
- Now you Philippians know also that in the beginning of the gospel, when I departed from Macedonia, no church shared with me as concerning giving and receiving, but you only.
- For even at Thessalonica you sent more than once to meet my needs.
- I do not say this because I want a gift, but because I want to see the fruits of the gospel increased to you.
- I have received everything I need, and it is more than enough;
I am satisfied, having received everything you sent me by Epaphroditus, and it was welcome as a fragrant perfume and a sacrifice acceptable and well pleasing to God.
- But my God will supply all your needs according to his riches in the glory of Jesus Christ.
- ¶ Now to God our Father be glory and honour for ever and ever.
- Salute every saint in Jesus Christ.
The brethren who are with me greet you.
- All the saints salute you, especially those who are of Caesar’s household.
- The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.