Philippians 4:5

“Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let your moderation be knowen vnto all men. The Lord is at hand.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Let your gentle {spirit} be known to all men. The Lord is near.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let your forbearance be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let your gentle behaviour be clear to all men. The Lord is near.
- Basic English Bible

Let your gentleness be known of all men. The Lord [is] near.
- Darby Bible

Let your moderation be known to all men. The Lord is at hand.
- Webster's Bible

Let your forbearing spirit be known to every one--the Lord is near.
- Weymouth Bible

Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is at hand.
- World English Bible

Be youre pacyence knowun to alle men; the Lord is niy.
- Wycliffe Bible

let your forbearance be known to all men; the Lord [is] near;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Philippians 4:5

4:5 Let your gentleness - Yieldingness, sweetness of temper, the result of joy in the Lord. Be known - By your whole behaviour. To all men - Good and bad, gentle and froward. Those of the roughest tempers are good natured to some, from natural sympathy and various motives; a Christian, to all. The Lord - The judge, the rewarder, the avenger. Is at hand - Standeth at the door.

People's Bible Notes for Philippians 4:5

Php 4:5 Your moderation. Your forbearance. The Lord [is] at hand. A special watchword of the early church in time of trouble. It meant practically "Deliverance is near".

Discussion for Philippians 4

  • Lilian
    Not that I speak in respect of want for I have learned and know the state i am herewith to be content . Jesus words gives us life and peace that passes through understanding help me Jesus to understand your words I will praise you and worship you forever amen
  • Rachel Predeepa
    Do what you have to do from your stand and rest in the Lord in content and not aspiring through wrong for what is not of yours and wait for that to reach you in His time through your honest efforts.
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 3:17 but whoso hath this worlds good and seeth his brother have need and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him --- how dwelleth the love of GOD in him --- ROMANS 15:26 for it hath pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints which are at Jerusalem 2 CORINTHIANS 8:13 for I mean not that other men be eased and you be burdened --8:14-- but by an equality that now at this time your abundance may be a supply for their want that their abundance also may be a supply for your want --- that there may be equality ---
  • Kevin
    I find it interesting that in 4:6 the word "careful" is replaced in my bible (NKJV) with "anxious". "Anxious" explains it to me better than "careful". I didn't understand the usage of "careful" in this context.
  • Kelechi
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    We should think on whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise.

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