1Consequently, my brothers beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, stand firm in this way in [the] Lord, beloved ones.
2Eu‧o′di‧a I exhort and Syn′ty‧che I exhort to be of the same mind in [the] Lord.3Yes, I request you too, genuine yokefellow, keep assisting these [women] who have striven side by side with me in the good news along with Clement as well as the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.
4Always rejoice in [the] Lord. Once more I will say, Rejoice!5Let YOUR reasonableness become known to all men. The Lord is near.6Do not be anxious over anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication along with thanksgiving let YOUR petitions be made known to God;7and the peace of God that excels all thought will guard YOUR hearts and YOUR mental powers by means of Christ Jesus.
8Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are of serious concern, whatever things are righteous, whatever things are chaste, whatever things are lovable, whatever things are well spoken of, whatever virtue there is and whatever praiseworthy thing there is, continue considering these things.9The things that YOU learned as well as accepted and heard and saw in connection with me, practice these; and the God of peace will be with you.
10I do rejoice greatly in [the] Lord that now at last YOU have revived YOUR thinking in my behalf, to which YOU were really giving thought, but YOU lacked opportunity.11Not that I am speaking with regard to being in want, for I have learned, in whatever circumstances I am, to be self‐sufficient.12I know indeed how to be low [on provisions], I know indeed how to have an abundance. In everything and in all circumstances I have learned the secret of both how to be full and how to hunger, both how to have an abundance and how to suffer want.13For all things I have the strength by virtue of him who imparts power to me.
14Nevertheless, YOU acted well in becoming sharers with me in my tribulation.15In fact, YOU Phi‧lip′pi‧ans, also know that at [the] start of declaring the good news, when I departed from Mac‧e‧do′ni‧a, not a congregation took a share with me in the matter of giving and receiving, except YOU alone;16because, even in Thes‧sa‧lo‧ni′ca, YOU sent something to me both once and a second time for my need.17Not that I am earnestly seeking the gift, but that I am earnestly seeking the fruitage that brings more credit to YOUR account.18However, I have all things in full and have an abundance. I am filled, now that I have received from E‧paph‧ro‧di′tus the things from YOU, a sweet‐smelling odor, an acceptable sacrifice, well‐pleasing to God.19In turn, my God will fully supply all YOUR need to the extent of his riches in glory by means of Christ Jesus.20Now to our God and Father be the glory forever and ever. Amen.
21Give my greetings to every holy one in union with Christ Jesus. The brothers who are with me send YOU their greetings.22All the holy ones, but especially those of the household of Caesar, send YOU their greetings.
23The undeserved kindness of the Lord Jesus Christ [be] with the spirit YOU [show].