Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Not that I speak regarding need, for I have learned in what things I am to be content.

New American Standard Bible

Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am.

King James Version

Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.

Holman Bible

I don’t say this out of need, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am.

International Standard Version

I am not saying this because I am in any need, for I have learned to be content in whatever situation I am in.

American Standard Version

Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therein to be content.

Amplified

Not that I speak from [any personal] need, for I have learned to be content [and self-sufficient through Christ, satisfied to the point where I am not disturbed or uneasy] regardless of my circumstances.

An Understandable Version

I am not saying this because of being in need, for I have learned to be content regardless of my circumstances.

Anderson New Testament

I do not speak in respect to want: for I have learned, in whatever condition I am, to be content.

Bible in Basic English

But I will not say anything about my needs, for I am able, wherever I am, to be dependent on myself.

Common New Testament

Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am.

Daniel Mace New Testament

it is not my indigence that makes me say this: for I have learn'd, in whatevever state I am, therewith to be content: I know how to be in want,

Darby Translation

Not that I speak as regards privation, for as to me I have learnt in those circumstances in which I am, to be satisfied in myself.

Godbey New Testament

Not that I speak concerning deficiency: for I have learned to be content with those things amid which I am.

Goodspeed New Testament

Not that I have anything to complain of, for I have learned how to be contented with the condition I am in.

John Wesley New Testament

Not that I speak in respect of want; for I have learned in whatsoever state I am, to be content.

Julia Smith Translation

Not that I speak concerning want; for I have learned, among whom I am, to be satisfied with my condition.

King James 2000

Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, to be content.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Not that I speak from need, for I have learned to be content in whatever [circumstances] I am.

Modern King James verseion

Not that I speak according to need, for I have learned to be content in whatever state I am.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I speak not because of necessity. For I have learned in whatsoever estate I am, therewith to be content.

Moffatt New Testament

Not that I complain of want, for I have learned how to be content wherever I am.

Montgomery New Testament

Not that I speak as if I were in want, for at least have learned how to be content, whatever happens.

NET Bible

I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content in any circumstance.

New Heart English Bible

Not that I speak in respect to lack, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content in it.

Noyes New Testament

Not that I speak on account of want; for I have learned, in whatever state I am, therewith to be content.

Sawyer New Testament

Not that I speak of want; for I have learned in whatever circumstances I am to be contented.

The Emphasized Bible

Not that, as to coming short, I am speaking, for, I, have learned, in whatsoever circumstances I am, to be, independent:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Not that I mention this with a view to my indigence: for I have learned in whatever circumstances I am, to be content.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not think that I am saying this under the pressure of want. For I, however I am placed, have learned to be independent of circumstances.

Webster

Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatever state I am, with that to be content.

Weymouth New Testament

I do not refer to this through fear of privation, for (for my part)

Williams New Testament

Not that I refer to any personal want, for I have learned to be contented in whatever circumstances I am.

World English Bible

Not that I speak in respect to lack, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content in it.

Worrell New Testament

Not that I am speaking in respect of want; for I learned in whatsoever circumstances I am, to be content.

Worsley New Testament

Not that I speak on account of want; for I have learnt in whatever circumstances I am, to be contented.

Youngs Literal Translation

not that in respect of want I say it, for I did learn in the things in which I am -- to be content;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

I speak
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

in respect of
κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

ὑστέρησις 
Husteresis 
Usage: 1

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

μανθάνω 
manthano 
Usage: 20

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

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

state I am
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am, it is I , be, I was , have been, not tr
Usage: 72

therewith to be
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

Devotionals

Devotionals about Philippians 4:11

Devotionals containing Philippians 4:11

Images Philippians 4:11

Context Readings

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10 But I rejoiced in Lord greatly that now at last ye have revived thinking about me, in which also ye were thinking, but ye lacked opportunity. 11 Not that I speak regarding need, for I have learned in what things I am to be content. 12 I know both how to be abased and how to abound. In everything and in all things I have learned the secret both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to be lacking.


Cross References

2 Corinthians 11:27

in toil and hardship, in frequent sleeplessness, in hunger and thirst, in frequent fasts, in cold and nakedness.

Philippians 3:8

But indeed therefore I even consider all things to be loss because of the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, because of whom I suffered the loss of all things, and consider them to be rubbish, so that I may gain C

1 Timothy 6:6-9

But piety with contentment is great gain,

Genesis 28:20

And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on,

Matthew 6:31-34

Be not therefore anxious, saying, What may we eat? or, What may we drink? or, What may we wear?

2 Corinthians 8:9

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that although he was rich he became poor for your sakes, so that by that man's poverty ye might become rich.

2 Corinthians 9:8

And God is able to abound all grace for you, so that always in everything having all sufficiency, ye may abound for every good work,

Hebrews 10:34

For ye were both compassionate about my bonds, and ye accepted with joy the plundering of your possessions, knowing yourselves to have a superior and an enduring existence in the heavens.

Hebrews 13:5-6

The Way of life is to be without love of money, being content with the things that are present, for he has said, I will, no, not leave thee, and also, I will, no, not forsake thee.

Exodus 2:21

And Moses was content to dwell with the man, and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.

Luke 3:14

And men who were soldiers also questioned him, saying, And we, what should we do? And he said to them, Do violence to no man, nor accuse falsely, and be content with your wages.

1 Corinthians 4:11-12

As far as the present hour we both hunger, and thirst, and are ill clothed, and are treated roughly, and are homeless.

2 Corinthians 6:10

as grieving, but always rejoicing; as poor, but making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.

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