1 Therefore, my beloved brethren whom I along to see, my joy and crown, in this way bstand firm in the Lord, my beloved. 2 I urge Euodia and I urge Syntyche to alive in harmony in the Lord. 3 Indeed, true companion, I ask you also to help these women who have shared my struggle in the cause of the gospel, together with Clement also and the rest of my afellow workers, whose bnames are in the book of life. 4 aRejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice! 5 Let your gentle spirit be known to all men. aThe Lord is near. 6 aBe anxious for nothing, but in everything by bprayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And athe peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will bguard your hearts and your cminds in dChrist Jesus. 8 Finally, brethren, awhatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things. 9 The things you have learned and received and heard and seen ain me, practice these things, and bthe God of peace will be with you. 10 But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that now at last ayou have revived your concern for me; indeed, you were concerned before, but you lacked opportunity. 11 Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be acontent in whatever circumstances I am. 12 I know how to get along with humble means, and I also know how to live in prosperity; in any and every circumstance I have learned the secret of being filled and going ahungry, both of having abundance and bsuffering need. 13 I can do all things through Him who astrengthens me. 14 Nevertheless, you have done well to ashare with me in my affliction. 15 You yourselves also know, Philippians, that at the afirst preaching of the gospel, after I left bMacedonia, no church cshared with me in the matter of giving and receiving but you alone; 16 for even in aThessalonica you sent a gift more than once for my needs. 17 aNot that I seek the gift itself, but I seek for the profit which increases to your account. 18 But I have received everything in full and have an abundance; I am amply supplied, having received from aEpaphroditus what you have sent, ba fragrant aroma, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God. 19 And amy God will supply all your needs according to His briches in glory in Christ Jesus. 20 Now to aour God and Father bbe the glory forever and ever. Amen. 21 Greet every saint in Christ Jesus. aThe brethren who are with me greet you. 22 aAll the bsaints greet you, especially those of Caesar's household. 23 aThe grace of the Lord Jesus Christ bbe with your spirit.