Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

So, my dearly loved brothers, those whom I long to see, [who are] my [reason for] being glad and [who are] my crown of victory; stand firm in [your devotion to] the Lord, my dear ones.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore, my beloved brethren whom I long to see, my joy and crown, in this way stand firm in the Lord, my beloved.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

So then, my brothers, you are dearly loved and longed for—my joy and crown. In this manner stand firm in the Lord, dear friends.

International Standard Version

Therefore, my dear brothers whom I long for, my joy and my victor's crown, this is how you must stand firm in the Lord, dear friends.

A Conservative Version

So then, my brothers, beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand firm in Lord this way beloved.

American Standard Version

Wherefore, my brethren beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my beloved.

Amplified

Therefore, my fellow believers, whom I love and long for, my delight and crown [my wreath of victory], in this way stand firm in the Lord, my beloved.

Anderson New Testament

So, then, my brethren, beloved and ardently desired, my joy and my crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my beloved.

Bible in Basic English

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

Common New Testament

Therefore, my brethren, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Wherefore, my dearly beloved brethren, my joy and my crown, whom I long to see, continue firm in your christian profession, my beloved.

Darby Translation

So that, my brethren, beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, thus stand fast in the Lord, beloved.

Godbey New Testament

So, my beloved and longed for brethren, my joy and my crown, stand fast in the Lord, beloved.

Goodspeed New Testament

So, my dear brothers whom I so long to see, my joy and pride, stand firm in the Lord, dear friends.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore, my brethren, dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, thus stand ye in the Lord, dearly beloved.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

So then, my beloved and greatly desired brothers, my joy and crown, thus stand firm in the Lord, dear friends.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore, my brothers, ones loved and longed for, my joy and crown, stand fast in this way in the Lord, beloved ones.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so continue in the Lord, ye beloved.

Moffatt New Testament

So then, my brothers, for whom I cherish love and longing, my joy and crown, this is how you must stand firm in the Lord, O my beloved.

Montgomery New Testament

Stand fast then, brothers, dearly loved and longed for, my joy and my crown, so stand fast in the Lord, beloved!

NET Bible

So then, my brothers and sisters, dear friends whom I long to see, my joy and crown, stand in the Lord in this way, my dear friends!

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

So, my beloved and much desired brothers, my joy and crown, so stand firm in the Lord, beloved.

The Emphasized Bible

So then, my brethren, beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, - thus, stand fast in the Lord, beloved.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

WHEREFORE, my brethren, beloved, and very dear to me, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, O beloved.

Twentieth Century New Testament

So then, my dear Brothers, whom I am longing to see--you who are my joy and my crown, stand fast in union with the Lord, dear friends.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

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

Williams New Testament

So, my dearly loved brothers, whom I long to see, my joy and crown, by the help of the Lord keep on standing firm, dearly loved friends.

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

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

Worsley New Testament

Wherefore, my brethren, beloved and much desired, my joy and crown, so stand ye fast in the Lord, my beloved.

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὥστε 
hoste 
Usage: 72

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313
Usage: 313

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

G27
ἀγαπητός 
Agapetos 
Usage: 60

and



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

ἐπιπόθητος 
Epipothetos 
Usage: 1

joy
χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44

στέφανος 
Stephanos 
Usage: 16

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

στήκω 
Steko 
Usage: 7

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

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

Devotionals

Devotionals about Philippians 4:1

References

Images Philippians 4:1

Prayers for Philippians 4:1

Context Readings

Appeal For Unity

1 So, my dearly loved brothers, those whom I long to see, [who are] my [reason for] being glad and [who are] my crown of victory; stand firm in [your devotion to] the Lord, my dear ones. 2 I urge Euodia and I urge Syntyche to be like-minded in [fellowship with] the Lord.


Cross References

Philippians 1:27

So, [whatever happens], live your daily lives in such a way as to be worthy of the Gospel of Christ, so that, whether I come and see you or remain absent from you, I will hear about you, that you are standing firm in one spirit [i.e., united in purpose, and] contending with one mind for the faith of the Gospel [i.e., for the body of Christian teaching].

1 Corinthians 16:13

You people should be alert; stand firm in the faith; act like [godly] men; be [spiritually] strong.

Philippians 1:8

For God is my witness that I long to see you with the [same] affection that Christ Jesus has [for you].

John 15:3-4

You people are already 'clean' [i.e., have been pruned of undesirable traits] because of [obedience to] the teaching I have given you.

Romans 2:7

To the ones who continue doing what is good and who look for glory, honor and immortal life [God will give] never ending life.

Philippians 2:16

as you hold out [i.e., offer to people] the message of [never ending] life. Then I will have something to boast about on the day of Christ's [return, See 1:6], that I had not run the race for nothing nor had worked for nothing.

Philippians 2:16

as you hold out [i.e., offer to people] the message of [never ending] life. Then I will have something to boast about on the day of Christ's [return, See 1:6], that I had not run the race for nothing nor had worked for nothing.

John 8:31

Then Jesus said to those Jews who had believed [in Him], "If you people continue [obeying] my message, then you are truly my disciples.

Acts 11:23

When he got there and saw how God was favoring the people [with salvation] he was very happy and [stayed on and] encouraged everyone to remain close to the Lord with a heartfelt purpose.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my dearly loved brothers, stand firm [in the faith]; do not be moved [from your commitment]. Always do your best to work for the Lord, since you know that your labor in the Lord's [service] is not for nothing.

2 Corinthians 1:14

as you have understood us partially [or "only a part of you have understood us"], that we are [the occasion of] your boasting, even as you are [the occasion of] our boasting.

2 Corinthians 1:14

as you have understood us partially [or "only a part of you have understood us"], that we are [the occasion of] your boasting, even as you are [the occasion of] our boasting.

Acts 2:42

And these [new converts] continued regularly [to listen] to the teaching of the apostles and to share with them; they broke bread [in memory of Jesus] and continued praying.

Acts 14:22

[Along the way] they strengthened the hearts of the disciples, urging them to continue [to believe and practice] the faith and [explaining] that entering God's [heavenly] kingdom [See II Tim. 4:18] requires enduring many trials.

Galatians 5:1

Christ set us free [from condemnation under the law of Moses], so we could stay free! Remain where you are then, and do not get tangled up again in the enslaving harness [of the law of Moses].

Ephesians 6:10-18

Finally, be [spiritually] strong in the Lord and in His mighty power.

Philippians 2:26

For he longed to see all of you and was very distressed because you had heard that he was sick.

Philippians 3:20-21

But we are [really] citizens of heaven and we are waiting for a Savior [to return] from there, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of you [See 1:7; 4:9], a slave of Christ Jesus, sends you his greetings. He always struggles in his prayers on your behalf so that you will remain mature and be fully convinced [that you are living] by all that God wants [for your life].

1 Thessalonians 2:19-20

For what is [the basis of] our hope, or joy, or crown of honor in the presence of the Lord Jesus when He comes back? [Note: By "crown" Paul alludes to the laurel wreath awarded to the victor in an athletic contest]. Will it not be you people?

1 Thessalonians 3:8-9

for now we [really] live, if you [continue to] stand firm in [the service of] the Lord [i.e., Paul could enjoy life much more in knowing that the Thessalonians were living for the Lord faithfully].

1 Thessalonians 3:13

May the Lord strengthen your hearts so you will be [found] without just blame and holy, in the presence of our God and Father, when our Lord Jesus Christ returns with all of His holy ones [i.e., angels. See Mark 8:38; II Thess. 1:7].

2 Thessalonians 2:15

So then, brothers, stand firm [in the faith], and hold onto the [inspired] traditions which you were taught, whether by word [of mouth] or by a letter from us.

2 Timothy 2:1

So, may you, my son, be strengthened through the unearned favor that comes from [your fellowship with] Christ Jesus.

Hebrews 3:14

For we have become sharers with Christ, if we hold firmly onto the confidence [we had in Him] from the beginning until the end [of our lives].

Hebrews 4:14

Since then we [Christians] have [such] a great Head Priest, who has passed through the skies [i.e., ascended to heaven. See Acts 1:9], Jesus, the Son of God, we should remain true to our profession [of faith in Him].

Hebrews 10:23

[So], we should hold on firmly to the profession of our hope [in God], without wavering from it, for God is faithful to His promises.

Hebrews 10:35-36

[So], do not throw away your confidence, because it pays a rich reward.

2 Peter 3:11-14

Since all these things are [certain] to be destroyed, what kind of persons should you be, [if not like those] living holy lives, and in a godly manner,

2 Peter 3:17

Therefore, dearly loved ones, since you know about these things ahead of time, be on your guard so that you are not led astray by the error of lawless people, and [thus] fall from your own stability [i.e., your safe or secure position in Christ].

Jude 1:20-21

But, you dearly loved ones, build yourselves up [spiritually] on [the foundation of] your most sacred faith; pray in [the power of] the Holy Spirit.

Jude 1:24-25

Now, may there be honor and majesty and power to God, who is able to guard you people from stumbling [and falling away from Him, See Gal. 5:4], and [who is able] to place you before His glorious presence without any [moral] blemish, but with great joy.

Revelation 3:10-11

Because you have obeyed my command to remain steadfast [in the face of difficult times], I will also keep you from [giving up when] the time of trial comes, which is about to come upon the whole world, to test those living on the earth.

Matthew 10:22

And you will be hated by everyone for being loyal to me. But the person who endures [this persecution by remaining faithful] to the end [of his life] is the one who will be saved [i.e., from spiritual and physical destruction].

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