Parallel Verses

NET Bible

So welcome him in the Lord with great joy, and honor people like him,

New American Standard Bible

Receive him then in the Lord with all joy, and hold men like him in high regard;

King James Version

Receive him therefore in the Lord with all gladness; and hold such in reputation:

Holman Bible

Therefore, welcome him in the Lord with all joy and hold men like him in honor,

International Standard Version

So joyfully welcome him in the Lord and make sure you honor such people highly,

A Conservative Version

Receive him therefore in Lord with all gladness, and hold such men esteemed.

American Standard Version

Receive him therefore in the Lord with all joy; and hold such in honor:

Amplified

Welcome him home in the Lord with great joy, and appreciate and honor men like him;

An Understandable Version

So, you should welcome him in [the fellowship of] the Lord with great joy, and regard such people with honor,

Anderson New Testament

Receive him, therefore, in the Lord with all joy, and regard such as worthy of honor;

Bible in Basic English

So take him to your hearts in the Lord with all joy, and give honour to such as he is:

Common New Testament

So receive him in the Lord with all joy; and honor men like him,

Daniel Mace New Testament

receive him then in the Lord with all alacrity, and let such be the objects of your esteem:

Darby Translation

Receive him therefore in the Lord with all joy, and hold such in honour;

Godbey New Testament

Then receive him in the Lord with all joy, and have such in honor:

Goodspeed New Testament

So give him a hearty Christian welcome, and value men like him very highly,

John Wesley New Testament

Receive him therefore in the Lord with all gladness, and honour such.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore receive him in the Lord with all joy; and hold such esteemed.

King James 2000

Receive him therefore in the Lord with all gladness; and hold such in honor:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore welcome him in the Lord with all joy, and consider such [people] highly honored,

Modern King James verseion

Therefore receive him in the Lord with all gladness, and hold such in honor,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Receive him therefore in the Lord with all gladness, and make much of such:

Moffatt New Testament

Give him a welcome in the Lord, then, with your hearts full of joy. Value men like that,

Montgomery New Testament

Receive him then in the Lord with all joy, and hold in honor men like him;

New Heart English Bible

Receive him therefore in the Lord with all joy, and hold such in honor,

Noyes New Testament

Receive him therefore in the Lord with all gladness, and hold such in honor;

Sawyer New Testament

Receive him therefore in the Lord with all joy, and have such in estimation,

The Emphasized Bible

Be giving him welcome, therefore, in the Lord, with all joy; and, such as he, in honour, be holding, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Receive him therefore in the Lord with all joy, and honourably treat those that are such:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Give him, then, the heartiest of Christian welcomes, and hold such men in great honour.

Webster

Receive him therefore in the Lord with all gladness; and hold such in reputation:

Weymouth New Testament

Receive him therefore with heartfelt Christian joy, and hold in honour men like him;

Williams New Testament

So give him a hearty Christian welcome and hold in honor men like him,

World English Bible

Receive him therefore in the Lord with all joy, and hold such in honor,

Worrell New Testament

Receive him, therefore, in the Lord with all joy, and hold such in honor;

Worsley New Testament

Receive him therefore in the Lord with all joy, and have such in high esteem:

Youngs Literal Translation

receive him, therefore, in the Lord, with all joy, and hold such in honour,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
προσδέχομαι 
Prosdechomai 
Usage: 13

him

Usage: 0

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

with
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

τοιοῦτος 
Toioutos 
Usage: 51

Devotionals

Devotionals about Philippians 2:29

Images Philippians 2:29

Prayers for Philippians 2:29

Context Readings

Epaphroditus' Mission

28 Therefore I am all the more eager to send him, so that when you see him again you can rejoice and I can be free from anxiety. 29 So welcome him in the Lord with great joy, and honor people like him, 30 since it was because of the work of Christ that he almost died. He risked his life so that he could make up for your inability to serve me.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 16:18

For they refreshed my spirit and yours. So then, recognize people like this.

Romans 16:2

so that you may welcome her in the Lord in a way worthy of the saints and provide her with whatever help she may need from you, for she has been a great help to many, including me.

1 Timothy 5:17

Elders who provide effective leadership must be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard in speaking and teaching.

1 Thessalonians 5:12

Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who labor among you and preside over you in the Lord and admonish you,

Isaiah 52:7

How delightful it is to see approaching over the mountains the feet of a messenger who announces peace, a messenger who brings good news, who announces deliverance, who says to Zion, "Your God reigns!"

Matthew 10:40-41

"Whoever receives you receives me, and whoever receives me receives the one who sent me.

Luke 2:10-11

But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid! Listen carefully, for I proclaim to you good news that brings great joy to all the people:

Luke 9:5

Wherever they do not receive you, as you leave that town, shake the dust off your feet as a testimony against them."

John 13:20

I tell you the solemn truth, whoever accepts the one I send accepts me, and whoever accepts me accepts the one who sent me."

Acts 2:46

Every day they continued to gather together by common consent in the temple courts, breaking bread from house to house, sharing their food with glad and humble hearts,

Acts 8:8

So there was great joy in that city.

Acts 28:10

They also bestowed many honors, and when we were preparing to sail, they gave us all the supplies we needed.

Romans 10:15

And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, "How timely is the arrival of those who proclaim the good news."

1 Corinthians 16:10

Now if Timothy comes, see that he has nothing to fear among you, for he is doing the Lord's work, as I am too.

2 Corinthians 7:2

Make room for us in your hearts; we have wronged no one, we have ruined no one, we have exploited no one.

2 Corinthians 10:18

For it is not the person who commends himself who is approved, but the person the Lord commends.

Ephesians 4:9-12

Now what is the meaning of "he ascended," except that he also descended to the lower regions, namely, the earth?

Colossians 4:10

Aristarchus, my fellow prisoner, sends you greetings, as does Mark, the cousin of Barnabas (about whom you received instructions; if he comes to you, welcome him).

Hebrews 13:17

Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls and will give an account for their work. Let them do this with joy and not with complaints, for this would be no advantage for you.

3 John 1:10

Therefore, if I come, I will call attention to the deeds he is doing -- the bringing of unjustified charges against us with evil words! And not being content with that, he not only refuses to welcome the brothers himself, but hinders the people who want to do so and throws them out of the church!

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