Philippians 4:5-15 DBY

5 Let your gentleness a be known of all men. The Lord [is] near.

References for Philippians 4:5

    • Š 4:5 - Or, 'moderation,' 'mildness,' not insisting on one's rights. As 'gentle,' Jas. 3.17.
      6 Be careful about nothing; but in everything, by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to b God;

      References for Philippians 4:6

        • ‹ 4:6 - 'Before,' pros: see 'at,' Matt. 21.1. They were to address their requests to him.
          7 and the peace of God, which surpasses every understanding, shall guard your hearts and your thoughts by Christ Jesus.
          8 For the rest, brethren, whatsoever things [are] true, whatsoever things [are] noble, c whatsoever things [are] just, whatsoever things [are] pure, whatsoever things [are] amiable, d whatsoever things [are] of good report; if [there be] any virtue and if any praise, think on these things.

          References for Philippians 4:8

            • Œ 4:8 - Or 'venerable,' as 'grave,' 1Tim. 3.8.
            •  4:8 - Or 'lovable.'
              9 What ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, these things do; and the God of peace shall be with you.
              10 But I rejoiced in [the] Lord greatly, that now however at length ye have revived your thinking of me, though surely e ye did also think [of me], but lacked opportunity.

              References for Philippians 4:10

                • Ž 4:10 - I have translated this phrase 'though surely,' as giving the sense. It qualifies the apparent reproach of the apostle that they had revived their thinking of him: 'I say that ye have begun again, but I do not mean ye did not think of me, only ye had no good occasion to show it.'
                  11 Not that I speak as regards privation, for as to me *I* have learnt in those circumstances in which I am, to be satisfied in myself.
                  12 I know both how to be abased and I know how to abound. In everything and in all things I am initiated both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer privation.
                  13 I have strength for all things in him that gives me power.
                  14 But ye have done well in taking part in my affliction.
                  15 And know also *ye*, O Philippians, that in [the] beginning of the gospel, when I came f out of Macedonia, no assembly communicated [anything] to me in [the] way of giving and receiving save *ye* alone;

                  References for Philippians 4:15

                    •  4:15 - Or 'had come.'