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So then, my brethren, beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand ye in the Lord, beloved.
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Euodia I exhort, and Syntyche I exhort, to be of the same mind in the Lord;
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and I ask also thee, genuine yoke-fellow, be assisting those women who in the good news did strive along with me, with Clement also, and the others, 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;
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let your forbearance be known to all men;
the Lord [is] near;
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for nothing be anxious, but in everything by prayer, and by supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known unto God;
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and the peace of God, that is surpassing all understanding, shall guard your hearts and your thoughts in Christ Jesus.
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As to the rest, brethren, as many things as are true, as many as [are] grave, as many as [are] righteous, as many as [are] pure, as many as [are] lovely, as many as [are] of good report, if any worthiness, and if any praise, these things think upon;
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the things that also ye did learn, and receive, and hear, and saw in me, those do, and the God of the peace shall be with you.
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And I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that now at length ye flourished again in caring for me, for which also ye were caring, and lacked opportunity;
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not that in respect of want I say [it], for I did learn in the things in which I am — to be content;
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I have known both to be abased, and I have known to abound;
in everything and in all things I have been initiated, both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to be in want.
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For all things I have strength, in Christ's strengthening me;
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but ye did well, having communicated with my tribulation;
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and ye have known, even ye Philippians, that in the beginning of the good news when I went forth from Macedonia, no assembly did communicate with me in regard to giving and receiving except ye only;
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because also in Thessalonica, both once and again to my need ye sent;
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not that I seek after the gift, but I seek after the fruit that is overflowing to your account;
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and I have all things, and abound;
I am filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things from you — an odour of a sweet smell — a sacrifice acceptable, well-pleasing to God:
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and my God shall supply all your need, according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus;
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and to God, even our Father, [is] the glory — to the ages of the ages.
Amen.
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Salute ye every saint in Christ Jesus;
there salute you the brethren with me;
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there salute you all the saints, and specially those of Caesar's house;
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the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ [is] with you all.
Amen.