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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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

  • Peter A. Okebukola
    Jesus, I adore you. Wherefore God has highly exalted Him, and given Him a name which is above every name. That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth. And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
  • BSP
    Verse 3: We are urged to consider others superior to ourselves and this will help us to develop humility. We should strive to find the good in everyone.
  • Allisonjohnson
    I'm in love with this on chapter it's so amazing and it teaches me so much I have been wondering and God finally spoke to me I was happy that he taught me a lesson every since my mother has died I have lost my mind but someone spoke to me in a stern voice and said Allison you have won the victory in me i love my Jesus.
  • Ray321
    Galatians 5:22-23 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. The fruits of the Spirit is good and healthy . Let's not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn.
  • Steve morrow
    1 JOHN 2:9 HE THAT SAITH HE IS IN THE LIGHT AND HATETH HIS BROTHER IS IN DARKNESS EVEN UNTO NOW --2:10-- HE THAT LOVETH HIS BROTHER ABIDETH IN THE LIGHT AND THERE IS --- NONE OCCASSION --- OF STUMBLING IN HIM PSALM 119:130 THE ENTRANCE OF THY WORDS GIVETH LIGHT IT GIVETH UNDERSTANDING UNTO THE SIMPLE JOHN 14:15 --IF-- YOU LOVE ME KEEP MY COMMANDMENTS
  • A disciple
    Hello Ray; It doesn't say anywhere, that Paul couldn't heal his friend, and certainly not that the Holy Spirit in him was "fading" or he couldn't speak in tongues any more. Epaphroditus was exhausted from working himself out! By answer to PRAYERS God raised him back up, and he recovered health. There's too many that don't carry their weight in the Lord's work! So others have unfairly heavy loads.

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