SEARCH THE BIBLE

FIND A BIBLE VERSE

Chapter:
Verse:
 
 

Philippians 4:12

Viewing the King James Version. Click to switch to 1611 King James Version of Philippians 4:12.


I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.


- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition

Bible Verses like Philippians 4:12

Share This Verse:   Facebook icon   Twitter icon   Google icon

 

<< Read previous verse: Philippians 4:11

<< Read the whole chapter of Philippians 4

<< Read the entire book of Philippians


 

Other Translations of Philippians 4:12

I know both how to bee abased, and I knowe how to abound: euerie where, and in all things I am instructed, both to bee full, and to bee hungrie, both to abound, and to suffer need.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I know how to get along with humble means, and I also know how to live in prosperity; in any and every circumstance I have learned the secret of being filled and going hungry, both of having abundance and suffering need.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I know how to be abased, and I know also how to abound: in everything and in all things have I learned the secret both to be filled and to be hungry, both to abound and to be in want.
- American Standard Version (1901)

It is the same to me if I am looked down on or honoured; everywhere and in all things I have the secret of how to be full and how to go without food; how to have wealth and how to be in need.
- Basic English Bible

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.
- Darby Bible

I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.
- Webster's Bible

I know both how to live in humble circumstances and how to live amid abundance. I am fully initiated into all the mysteries both of fulness and of hunger, of abundance and of want.
- Weymouth Bible

I know how to be humbled, and I know also how to abound. In everything and in all things I have learned the secret both to be filled and to be hungry, both to abound and to be in need.
- World English Bible

And Y can also be lowid, Y can also haue plentee. Euery where and in alle thingis Y am tauyt to be fillid, and to hungur, and to abounde, and to suffre myseiste.
- Wycliffe Bible

I have known both to be abased, and I have known to abound; in everything and in all things I have been initiated, both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to be in want.
- Youngs Literal Bible

 

Wesley's Notes for Philippians 4:12

4:12 I know how to be abased - Having scarce what is needful for my body. And to abound - Having wherewith to relieve others also. Presently after, the order of the words is inverted, to intimate his frequent transition from scarcity to plenty, and from plenty to scarcity. I am instructed - Literally, I am initiated in that mystery, unknown to all but Christians. Both to be full and to be hungry - For one day. Both to abound and to want - For a longer season.

 

People's Bible Notes for Philippians 4:12

Php 4:12 I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound. He had experienced all things; want as well as plenty, hunger and food in abundance; every variety of condition.

 

Comments for Philippians 4:12

Allen's comment on 2015-06-09 05:55:19:

The essence of this passage is almost ecclesiastical in the sense that Paul, like Solomon have come to understand Christ is in the full spectrum of our circumstances! This is truly a relational revelation as much as a testemenony.

 

Allen's comment on 2015-06-08 21:07:30:

The essence of this passage is almost ecclesiastical in the sense that Paul, like Solomon have come to understand Christ is in the full spectrum of our circumstances! This is truly a relational revelation as much as a testemenony.

 

David 1's comment on 2015-02-03 12:44:33:

It takes only the mind of God to understand him

 

MashuduTshikororo's comment on 2014-05-02 01:28:30:

through this position of a scripture it made me realize that even if I am enveloped by Circumstances God Has no Boundary,He Enters where people can 't , He opens Doors never opened,His indeed a Sovereign God

 

John Di Marco's comment on 2013-08-10 06:07:14:

I have learned God's love for me does not change because of my cir***stances, whether I have all I need or I am in need. He knows all my needs and in his time he will provide!

 

Michelle Bradshaw's comment on 2013-06-22 10:04:05:

I have come to an understanding of what this means and it has stretched me to go and grow through the changes.

 


What Do You Think of Philippians 4:12?

Share your own thoughts or commentary here...

Name


Email (Will remain hidden & anonymous)


Comment: