Parallel Verses

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.

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.

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 am very glad in the Lord that your care for me has come to life again; though you did in fact take thought for me, but you were not able to give effect to it. 11 But I will not say anything about my needs, for I am able, wherever I am, to be dependent on myself. 12 It is the same to me if I am looked down on or honoured; everywhere and in all things I have the secret of how to be full and how to go without food; how to have wealth and how to be in need.


Cross References

2 Corinthians 11:27

In hard work and weariness, in frequent watchings, going without food and drink, cold and in need of clothing.

Philippians 3:8

Yes truly, and I am ready to give up all things for the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, which is more than all: for whom I have undergone the loss of all things, and to me they are less than nothing, so that I may have Christ as my reward,

1 Timothy 6:6-9

But true faith, with peace of mind, is of great profit:

Genesis 28:20

Then Jacob took an oath, and said, If God will be with me, and keep me safe on my journey, and give me food and clothing to put on,

Matthew 6:31-34

Then do not be full of care, saying, What are we to have for food or drink? or, With what may we be clothed?

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you see the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, how though he had wealth, he became poor on your account, so that through his need you might have wealth.

2 Corinthians 9:8

And God is able to give you all grace in full measure; so that ever having enough of all things, you may be full of every good work:

Hebrews 10:34

For you had pity on those who were in prison, and had joy in the loss of your property, in the knowledge that you still had a better property and one which you would keep for ever.

Hebrews 13:5-6

Be free from the love of money and pleased with the things which you have; for he himself has said, I will be with you at all times.

Exodus 2:21

And Moses was happy to go on living with the man; and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses.

Luke 3:14

And men of the army put questions to him, saying, And what have we to do? And he said to them, Do no violent acts to any man, and do not take anything without right, and let your payment be enough for you.

1 Corinthians 4:11-12

Even to this hour we are without food, drink, and clothing, we are given blows and have no certain resting-place;

2 Corinthians 6:10

As full of sorrow, but ever glad; as poor, but giving wealth to others; as having nothing, but still having all things.

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