Philippians

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Philippians 2:22

“But ye know the proofe of him, That as a sonne with the father, hee hath serued with me, in the Gospel.”

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Other Translations

But ye know the proof of him, that, as a son with the father, he hath served with me in the gospel.
- King James Version

But you know of his proven worth, that he served with me in the furtherance of the gospel like a child {serving} his father.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But ye know the proof of him, that, as a child `serveth' a father, `so' he served with me in furtherance of the gospel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But his quality is clear to you; how, as a child is to its father, so he was a help to me in the work of the good news.
- Basic English Bible

But ye know the proof of him, that, as a child a father, he has served with me in the work of the glad tidings.
- Darby Bible

But ye know the proof of him, that as a son with the father, he hath served with me in the gospel.
- Webster's Bible

But you know Timothy's approved worth--how, like a child working with his father, he has served with me in furtherance of the Good News.
- Weymouth Bible

But you know the proof of him, that, as a child serves a father, so he served with me in furtherance of the Good News.
- World English Bible

But knowe ye the asaie of hym, for as a sone to the fadir he hath seruyd with me in the gospel.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the proof of him ye know, that as a child [serveth] a father, with me he did serve in regard to the good news;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Philippians 2:22


2:22 As a son with his father - He uses an elegant peculiarity of phrase, speaking partly as of a son, partly as of a fellowlabourer.


People's Bible Notes for Philippians 2:22


Php 2:22 Ye know the proof of him. You have seen him and know him. Timothy had more than once visited Philippi before this (2Co 2:9 13:3). As a son with the father. Timothy was his convert, and showed him a tender reverence.

Discussion for Philippians 2

  • Ufuoma
    We must be humble in all our dealings in life.
  • Wayne
    V. 6. Who being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God. Also, Christ states, I and the Father are one.
  • BSP
    Verse 6 shows even though Jesus was in the form of God he never thought of taking God's place or being equal to God. Jesus was loyal to God and he was content and happy in his place of being God's son.
  • HAPPINESS
    JESUS LOVES EVERYBODY THAT WHY HE SET SO LOW TO DIE FOR A POOR AND WICKED SOUL . HIS LOVE HAS EXALTED AND GIVEN HIM A NAME ABOVE EVERY OTHER NAME THAT AT THE MENTION OF HIS NAME EVERY KNEE, POWER AND OCCUILT BOW
  • Shawn
    While reading verse 3 we see
    how We need to see others as superior, as more important, than we are.
  • Kibi
    We are the light of this world if we have Christ in us and if we humble ourselves we shall be exalted amongst our equals as Christ was and now is seated at the right hand of the Father

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