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

  • Irene123
    In noticing the name Epaphroditus, I remembered ALL the many people Paul named in Rom. 16. All those precious souls!! I hope to see ALL of them in the rapture. What a GLORIOUS day!!! To see them all; can you just imagine??
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Joey Brown
    You continue with good you'll be blessed
  • There's no name greater than the name Jesus. It has power to save, heal, deliver and set free from any bondage. Demons tremble at the sound of His Name!

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