Philippians 4:1

“Therefore, my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore, my brethren, dearely beloued and longed for, my ioy and crowne, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearely beloued.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore, my beloved brethren whom I long {to see,} my joy and crown, in this way stand firm in the Lord, my beloved.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore, my brethren beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my beloved.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So my brothers, well loved and very dear to me, my joy and crown, be strong in the Lord, my loved ones.
- Basic English Bible

So that, my brethren, beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, thus stand fast in [the] Lord, beloved.
- Darby Bible

Therefore, my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore, my brethren, dearly loved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand firm in the Lord, my dearly-loved ones.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore, my brothers, beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand firm in the Lord, my beloved.
- World English Bible

Therfor, my britheren most dereworthe and most desirid, my ioye and my coroun, so stonde ye in the Lord, most dere britheren.
- Wycliffe Bible

So then, my brethren, beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand ye in the Lord, beloved.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Philippians 4:1


4:1 So stand - As ye have done hitherto.


People's Bible Notes for Philippians 4:1


Php 4:1 Precepts for Christian Life SUMMARY OF PHILIPPIANS 4: Personal Admonitions. Going to the Lord for Help. Setting the Mind on Noble Things. The Supply of His Wants Sent by the Philippians. Parting Salutations. Therefore. Because you are citizens of a heavenly country (Php 3:20). My brethren dearly beloved and longed for. The words that follow are words of the most tender affection. My joy and crown. A joy to him now on account of their faith and affection; a crown of honor to him in the day of accounts, as his coverts. So stand fast in the Lord. Be steadfast in the way I have pointed out.

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