Philippians 4:2

“I beseech Euodias, and beseech Syntyche, that they be of the same mind in the Lord.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I beseech Euodias, and beseech Syntiche, that they be of the same mind in the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I urge Euodia and I urge Syntyche to live in harmony in the Lord.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I exhort Euodia, and I exhort Syntyche, to be of the same mind in the Lord.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I make request to Euodias and Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

I exhort Euodia, and exhort Syntyche, to be of the same mind in [the] Lord;
- Darby Bible

I beseech Euodias, and beseech Syntyche, that they be of the same mind in the Lord.
- Webster's Bible

I entreat Euodia, and I entreat Syntyche, to be of one mind, as sisters in Christ.
- Weymouth Bible

I exhort Euodia, and I exhort Syntyche, to think the same way in the Lord.
- World English Bible

Y preye Eucodiam, and biseche Synticem, to vndurstonde the same thing in the Lord.
- Wycliffe Bible

Euodia I exhort, and Syntyche I exhort, to be of the same mind in the Lord;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Philippians 4:2


4:2 I beseech - He repeats this twice, as if speaking to each face to face, and that with the utmost tenderness.


People's Bible Notes for Philippians 4:2


Php 4:2 I beseech Euodias, and beseech Syntyche. Two good women of Philippi, who had apparently been estranged. Women were prominent in the founding of the Philippian church; Lydia was the first convert (Ac 16:14,15), and her house was a home of the missionaries (Ac 16:40). Observe the repetition of the word "beseech". It gives it special emphasis.

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