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Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Philippians 4:11
Not that I speake in respect of want: for I haue learned in whatsoeuer state I am, therewith to bee content.- King James Version (1611)
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Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am.- New American Standard Version (1995)
Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therein to be content.- American Standard Version (1901)
But I will not say anything about my needs, for I am able, wherever I am, to be dependent on myself.- Basic English Bible
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.- Darby Bible
I speak not as it were for want. For I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, to be content therewith. - Douay Rheims Bible
Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatever state I am, with that to be content. - Webster's Bible
I do not refer to this through fear of privation, for (for my part) I have learned, whatever be my outward experiences, to be content.- Weymouth Bible
Not that I speak in respect to lack, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content in it.- World English Bible
for Y haue lerud to be sufficient in whiche thingis Y am.- Wycliffe Bible
not that in respect of want I say [it], for I did learn in the things in which I am -- to be content;- Youngs Literal Bible
View Wesley's Notes for Philippians 4:11
4:11 I have learned - From God. He only can teach this. In everything, therewith to be content - Joyfully and thankfully patient. Nothing less is Christian content. We may observe a beautiful gradation in the expressions, I have learned; I know; I am instructed; I can.
View People's Bible Notes for Philippians 4:11
Php 4:11 Not that I speak in respect of want. Lest they should think that he rejoiced because he had been in want, Paul adds for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, [therewith] to be content. He had learned to be content, whatever was his state. He had Christ, and to him Christ was all in all.
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