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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Philippians 1

Introduction

1Paul testifies his thankfulness to God, and his love towards them, for the fruits of their faith, and fellowship in his sufferings;
9daily praying to him for their increase in grace;
12he shows what good the faith of Christ had received by his troubles at Rome;
21and how ready he is to glorify Christ either by his life or death;
27exhorting them to unity;
28and to fortitude in persecution.

Verse 1

Paul and Timotheus, the servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons:
Paul
Romans 1:1; 1 Corinthians 1:1
Timotheus
Acts 16:1-3; 1 Corinthians 16:10; 2 Corinthians 1:1; Colossians 1:1; 1 Thessalonians 1:1; 2 Thessalonians 1:1; 1 Timothy 1:2; Hebrews 13:23
the servants
Mark 13:34; John 12:26; Titus 1:1; James 1:1; 2 Peter 1:1; Jude 1:1; Revelation 1:1; 19:10; 22:9
the saints
Romans 1:7; 1 Corinthians 1:2; 2 Corinthians 1:1; Ephesians 1:1,15; 2 Thessalonians 1:10
Philippi
Acts 16:12-15; 1 Thessalonians 2:2
the bishops
Acts 1:20; 1 Timothy 3:1,2; Titus 1:7; 1 Peter 2:25; Revelation 1:20; 2:1,8,12
and deacons
Acts 6:1-7; 1 Timothy 3:8,10,12,13
Reciprocal: Acts 9:32 - the saints; Acts 20:6 - Philippi; Acts 20:28 - overseers; Romans 16:21 - Timotheus; Galatians 1:22 - in; Philippians 2:19 - to send; Philippians 4:10 - I; Philippians 4:21 - saint; Hebrews 13:24 - and all

Verse 2

Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
Romans 1:7; 2 Corinthians 1:2; 1 Peter 1:2
Reciprocal: Luke 11:2 - Our; John 20:19 - Peace; Galatians 1:3 - General; Philippians 4:7 - the peace

Verse 3

I thank my God upon every remembrance of you,
I thank
Romans 1:8,9; 6:17; 1 Corinthians 1:4
upon
Ephesians 1:15,16; Colossians 1:3,4; 1 Thessalonians 1:2,3; 3:9; 2 Thessalonians 1:3; 2 Timothy 1:3; Phlippians 1:4,5
remembrance
or, mention.
Reciprocal: Ephesians 5:20 - thanks; Philippians 2:26 - he longed; Philippians 4:10 - I:1 Timothy 2:1 - and

Verse 4

Always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy,
in
9-11; Romans 1:9; Ephesians 1:14-23; 1 Thessalonians 1:2
with
2:2; 3:18; 4:1; Luke 15:7,10; Colossians 2:5; 1 Thessalonians 2:19,20; Phlippians 1:7; 2 John 1:4
Reciprocal: Luke 15:6 - his; Acts 6:4 - prayer; 1 Corinthians 13:6 - rejoiceth; Ephesians 1:16 - Cease; Ephesians 6:18 - supplication; Colossians 1:9 - do; Hebrews 13:17 - with joy; 3 John 1:3 - I

Verse 5

For your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now;
7; 4:14; Acts 16:15; Romans 11:17; 12:13; 15:26; 1 Corinthians 1:9; 2 Corinthians 8:1; Ephesians 2:19-22; 3:6; Colossians 1:21-23; Phlippians 1:17; Hebrews 3:14; 2 Peter 1:1; 1 John 1:3,7
Reciprocal: Philippians 2:12 - as ye

Verse 6

Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:
confident
2 Corinthians 1:15; 2:3; 7:16; 9:4; Galatians 5:10; 2 Thessalonians 3:4; Phlippians 1:21; Hebrews 10:35
begun
29; 2:13; John 6:29; Acts 11:18; 16:14; Romans 8:28-30; Ephesians 2:4-10; Colossians 2:12; 1 Thessalonians 1:3; 2 Thessalonians 2:13,14; Titus 3:4-6; Hebrews 13:20,21; James 1:16-18; 1 Peter 1:2,3
will
Psalms 138:8; John 6:29; Ephesians 4:12; 1 Thessalonians 5:23,24; 2 Thessalonians 1:11; 1 Peter 5:10
perform it
or, finish it.
Hebrews 12:2
the day
10; 1 Corinthians 1:8; 2 Peter 3:10
Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 12:22 - it hath; 1 Kings 8:20 - hath performed; 1 Chronicles 29:18 - keep; Psalm 57:2 - that; Psalm 68:28 - strengthen; Psalm 84:11 - the Lord; Psalm 119:33 - I shall keep; Isaiah 19:25 - Blessed; Isaiah 40:28 - fainteth; Habakkuk 3:2 - O Lord; Malachi 3:6 - therefore; Matthew 13:21 - dureth; Matthew 13:33 - till; Mark 4:28 - first; Mark 8:25 - and saw; Luke 13:21 - till; John 10:28 - they; John 12:28 - and will; Romans 14:20 - the work; 1 Corinthians 5:5 - the day; 2 Corinthians 1:7 - our; 2 Corinthians 1:14 - in the; 2 Corinthians 3:4 - such; Ephesians 2:10 - we are; 1 Thessalonians 1:4 - Knowing; 1 Timothy 6:14 - until; Hebrews 6:9 - beloved; 1 Peter 1:5 - kept; 2 Peter 3:12 - hasting unto the coming

Verse 7

Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are partakers of my grace.
it is
1 Corinthians 13:7; 1 Thessalonians 1:2-5; 5:5; Hebrews 6:9,10
because
2 Corinthians 3:2; 7:3
I have you in my heart
or, ye have me in your heart.
Galatians 5:6; 1 John 3:14
as
Acts 16:23-25; 20:23; Ephesians 3:1; 4:1; 6:20; Colossians 4:3,18; 2 Timothy 1:8; 2:9; Hebrews 10:33,34
and in
17; 4:14
partakers of my
or, partakers with me of.
5; 1 Corinthians 9:23; Hebrews 3:1; 1 Peter 4:13; 5:1
Reciprocal: Exodus 28:30 - upon his heart; Acts 16:15 - If; Acts 19:33 - his; Acts 22:1 - my; Romans 15:14 - I:1 Corinthians 9:3 - answer; 2 Corinthians 1:7 - our; Ephesians 3:19 - passeth; 1 Thessalonians 1:4 - Knowing; 2 Thessalonians 1:3 - are; 2 Timothy 4:16 - answer; Philemon 1:17 - thou count; 1 John 1:3 - ye also; Revelation 1:9 - companion

Verse 8

For God is my record, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.
God
Romans 1:9; 9:1; Galatians 1:20; 1 Thessalonians 2:5
how
2:26; 4:1; 2 Corinthians 13:9; Galatians 4:19; Colossians 2:1; 1 Thessalonians 2:8; 2 Timothy 1:4
in
2:1; Isaiah 16:11; 63:15; Jeremiah 31:20; Luke 1:78; *marg:; 2 Corinthians 6:12; 7:15; *marg:; Colossians 3:12; Phlippians 1:12,20; 1 John 3:17
Reciprocal: Genesis 43:30 - his bowels; Exodus 28:30 - upon his heart; Deuteronomy 12:20 - I will; 1 Kings 3:26 - her bowels; Psalm 25:6 - thy tender mercies; Romans 1:11 - I long; 1 Corinthians 16:24 - love; 2 Corinthians 1:23 - 1call; 2 Corinthians 6:11 - our heart; 2 Corinthians 7:3 - ye; 2 Corinthians 9:14 - long; 2 Corinthians 11:2 - jealous; 1 Thessalonians 3:6 - desiring

Verse 9

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;
this
your
3:15,16; Job 17:9; Proverbs 4:18; Matthew 13:31-33; 2 Corinthians 8:7; 1 Thessalonians 3:12; 4:1,9,10; 2 Thessalonians 1:3; Phlippians 1:6; 1 Peter 1:22
in knowledge
1 Corinthians 14:20; Ephesians 5:17; Colossians 1:9; 3:10; 2 Peter 1:5,6; 3:18
judgment
or, sense.
Hebrews 5:14; *Gr:
Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 29:18 - keep; Psalm 71:14 - praise; Psalm 103:1 - all that; Psalm 112:5 - discretion; Psalm 119:66 - Teach me; Proverbs 19:2 - that the; Ecclesiastes 8:5 - a wise; Song of Solomon 4:16 - the spices; Song of Solomon 7:4 - thy nose; Isaiah 7:15 - know; Isaiah 11:3 - understanding; Matthew 13:33 - till; Mark 4:28 - first; Luke 7:47 - she; Luke 13:21 - till; John 15:2 - and; Acts 6:4 - prayer; Romans 1:9 - I make; Romans 10:2 - but not; Romans 16:19 - yet; 1 Corinthians 1:5 - and in; 1 Corinthians 13:13 - the greatest; 1 Corinthians 15:58 - abounding; 2 Corinthians 7:3 - ye; 2 Corinthians 13:7 - I pray; Ephesians 4:16 - edifying; Colossians 1:3 - praying; 2 Thessalonians 1:11 - we pray; 2 Thessalonians 3:13 - ye; Hebrews 6:11 - we desire; Hebrews 10:24 - love; 2 Peter 1:8 - and abound; Revelation 2:4 - because; Revelation 3:15 - that

Verse 10

That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ;
ye
Isaiah 7:15,16; Amos 5:14,15; Micah 3:2; John 3:20; Romans 2:18; 7:16,22; 8:7; Romans 12:2,9
approve things that are excellent
or, try things that differ.
Job 12:11; 34:3; Romans 12:2; 2 Corinthians 11:13-15; Ephesians 5:10; 1 Thessalonians 5:21; Hebrews 5:12-14; 1 John 4:1; Revelation 2:2
that ye may be
16; Genesis 20:5; Joshua 24:14; John 1:47; Acts 24:16; 2 Corinthians 1:12; 2:17; 8:8; Ephesians 4:15; *marg:; Ephesians 5:27; 6:24; 1 Thessalonians 3:13; 5:23
without
Matthew 16:23; 18:6,7; 26:33; Romans 14:20,21; 16:17; 1 Corinthians 8:13; 10:32; 2 Corinthians 6:3; Galatians 5:11; 1 Thessalonians 3:13
till
1 Corinthians 1:8
Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 22:8 - then thou shalt; 1 Kings 3:9 - discern; Ecclesiastes 8:5 - a wise; Song of Solomon 7:4 - thy nose; Isaiah 11:3 - understanding; Mark 9:42 - offend; John 16:1 - General; Romans 14:13 - put; 1 Corinthians 2:15 - judgeth; 2 Corinthians 1:14 - in the; Philippians 1:6 - the day; Philippians 2:15 - harmless; Philippians 3:20 - we look; 1 Timothy 6:14 - until; Titus 2:7 - sincerity; Hebrews 5:14 - to discern; 2 Peter 3:14 - in peace; 1 John 2:10 - occasion of stumbling

Verse 11

Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.
filled
4:17; Psalms 1:3; 92:12-14; Isaiah 5:2; Luke 13:6-9; John 15:2,8,16; Romans 6:22; Romans 15:28; 2 Corinthians 9:10; Galatians 5:22,23; Ephesians 5:9; Colossians 1:6,10; Hebrews 12:11; James 3:17,18
are
Psalms 92:14,15; Isaiah 60:21; 61:3,11; Matthew 5:16; John 15:4,5; 1 Corinthians 10:31; Ephesians 2:10; Colossians 1:6; 2 Thessalonians 1:12; Hebrews 13:15,16; 1 Peter 2:5,9,12; 4:10,11,14
unto
John 15:8; Ephesians 1:12,14
Reciprocal: Song of Solomon 4:13 - are; Song of Solomon 7:13 - at our; Hosea 14:8 - From me; Matthew 3:8 - fruits; Matthew 7:17 - every; Matthew 13:8 - some an; Matthew 13:23 - beareth; Mark 4:8 - an hundred; Mark 4:20 - which; Luke 3:8 - fruits; Luke 8:15 - bring; John 3:21 - that his; John 11:4 - for; Acts 9:36 - full; Romans 1:8 - through; Romans 6:11 - through; Romans 7:4 - that we; Romans 15:14 - full; 1 Corinthians 15:58 - in the; 2 Corinthians 8:7 - see; Ephesians 1:6 - praise; Ephesians 3:21 - by; Philippians 4:20 - unto; Colossians 3:17 - in the; 1 Timothy 2:3 - this; 1 Timothy 5:25 - the good; Titus 3:1 - to be ready; Titus 3:14 - that; Hebrews 13:21 - every; 1 Peter 2:24 - live; 1 John 3:7 - he that

Verse 12

But I would ye should understand, brethren, that the things which happened unto me have fallen out rather unto the furtherance of the gospel;
that
Acts 21:28-36; 22:1-30; 28:1-31
rather
Exodus 18:11; Esther 9:1; Psalms 76:10; Acts 8:4; 11:19-21; Romans 8:28,37; 2 Timothy 2:9
Reciprocal: Judges 14:14 - Out of the eater; Acts 4:4 - many; Acts 8:1 - and they; Acts 19:21 - I must; Acts 25:12 - unto Caesar shalt; Romans 15:32 - I may; Ephesians 3:13 - at; Ephesians 6:21 - that; 2 Timothy 4:17 - by

Verse 13

So that my bonds in Christ are manifest in all the palace, and in all other places;
Acts 20:23,24; 21:11-13; 26:29,31; 28:17,20; Ephesians 3:1; 4:1; 6:20; Colossians 4:3-18
in Christ
or, for Christ.
1 Peter 4:12-16
the palace
or, Caesar's court.
4:22
in all other places
or, to all others.
1 Thessalonians 1:8,9
Reciprocal: Acts 13:49 - was; Acts 23:11 - for; 2 Corinthians 6:5 - imprisonments; 2 Corinthians 11:23 - in prisons; Philippians 1:30 - now; Titus 1:3 - manifested

Verse 14

And many of the brethren in the Lord, waxing confident by my bonds, are much more bold to speak the word without fear.
brethren
4:1; Colossians 4:7
waxing
Acts 4:23-31; 2 Corinthians 1:3-7; Ephesians 3:13; 6:19,20; Colossians 4:4; 1 Thessalonians 2:2
without
Luke 1:74; 12:5-7
Reciprocal: Isaiah 58:4 - and to smite; Daniel 6:10 - as he; Mark 3:3 - he saith; Mark 15:43 - and went; John 3:2 - came; John 7:26 - he speaketh; John 19:38 - but; Acts 4:29 - that; Acts 13:46 - waxed; Acts 13:49 - was; Acts 28:31 - with; 2 Corinthians 1:4 - that; Philippians 1:18 - whether; Philippians 1:20 - with; Colossians 4:3 - for; 1 Timothy 3:13 - great

Verse 15

Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:
preach
16,18; Acts 5:42; 8:5,35; 9:20; 10:36; 11:20; 1 Corinthians 1:23; 2 Corinthians 1:19; 4:5; 1 Timothy 3:16
even
2:3; Matthew 23:5; Romans 16:17,18; 1 Corinthians 3:3,4; 13:3; 2 Corinthians 12:20; Galatians 2:4; James 4:5,6
and
17; 1 Peter 5:2-4
Reciprocal: Numbers 11:29 - would; Proverbs 18:2 - but; Isaiah 1:13 - it is; Isaiah 58:4 - and to smite; Luke 9:50 - Forbid; 1 Corinthians 13:4 - envieth; 2 Corinthians 11:12 - them; 2 Corinthians 11:13 - false; Galatians 6:12 - as desire; Philippians 3:18 - enemies; Colossians 1:28 - Whom; 1 Timothy 6:4 - words; 2 Timothy 2:5 - strive; James 3:14 - if

Verse 16

The one preach Christ of contention, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my bonds:
not sincerely
10; 2 Corinthians 2:17; 4:1,2
supposing
Job 6:14; 16:4; Psalms 69:26
Reciprocal: Job 16:2 - miserable; 2 Corinthians 11:13 - false; Philippians 1:15 - preach; Philippians 2:3 - nothing; Philippians 3:18 - enemies

Verse 17

But the other of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel.
that
7; Romans 1:13-17; 1 Corinthians 9:16,17; Galatians 2:7,8; 1 Timothy 2:7; 2 Timothy 1:11,12; 4:6,7; Luke 21:14; Acts 22:1; 26:1,24; 2 Timothy 4:16; *Gr:
Reciprocal: 1 Corinthians 9:3 - answer; Philippians 1:15 - and

Verse 18

What then? notwithstanding, every way, whether in pretence, or in truth, Christ is preached; and I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice.
What
Romans 3:9; 6:15; 1 Corinthians 10:19; 14:15
whether
14-17; Matthew 23:14; Mark 12:40
Christ
and I
Mark 9:38-40; Luke 9:45,50; 1 Corinthians 15:11; 2 John 1:9-11
Reciprocal: Mark 9:39 - Forbid; Romans 11:7 - What then; 1 Corinthians 13:6 - rejoiceth; Philippians 3:13 - I count; Philippians 3:20 - our

Verse 19

For I know that this shall turn to my salvation through your prayer, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,
I know
Romans 8:28; 1 Corinthians 4:17; 1 Peter 1:7-9
through
2 Corinthians 1:11; Ephesians 6:18,19
the Spirit
Romans 8:9; Galatians 4:6; 1 Peter 1:11
Reciprocal: Exodus 17:12 - stayed up his hands; Matthew 18:19 - That if; Acts 8:15 - prayed; 2 Corinthians 1:6 - effectual; 2 Corinthians 4:17 - worketh; Philippians 2:30 - nigh; Colossians 4:3 - praying; 1 Thessalonians 5:25 - General; Philemon 1:22 - through; 1 Peter 5:1 - a partaker

Verse 20

According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death.
earnest
Psalms 62:5; Proverbs 10:28; 23:18; Romans 8:19
in nothing
Psalms 25:2; 119:80,116; Isaiah 45:17; 50:7; 54:4; Romans 5:5; 9:33; 2 Corinthians 7:14; 2 Corinthians 10:8; Ephesians 6:19,20; 1 Peter 4:16; 1 John 2:28
with
14; 2 Corinthians 2:14-16
Christ
2:17; Romans 6:13,19; 12:1; 1 Corinthians 6:20; 7:34; 2 Corinthians 5:15; 1 Thessalonians 5:23
whether
23,24; John 12:27,28; 21:19; Acts 20:24; 21:13; Romans 14:7-9; 1 Corinthians 15:31; 2 Corinthians 4:10; Colossians 1:24; 2 Timothy 4:6,7; 2 Peter 1:12-15
Reciprocal: Leviticus 8:23 - Moses took; Leviticus 14:14 - General; Numbers 11:15 - kill me; Joshua 3:7 - magnify thee; 2 Samuel 19:30 - Yea; Psalm 34:3 - magnify; Psalm 119:46 - will not; Psalm 137:6 - if I prefer; Song of Solomon 8:6 - love; Daniel 3:28 - yielded; Daniel 6:10 - as he; Zechariah 9:5 - for; Matthew 10:39 - General; John 11:4 - that; John 14:15 - General; John 17:10 - and I; John 17:15 - take; Acts 19:17 - the name; Acts 25:12 - unto Caesar shalt; Romans 8:38 - that; 1 Corinthians 9:15 - for; 1 Corinthians 13:3 - though I give; 2 Corinthians 1:5 - as; 2 Corinthians 3:12 - plainness; 2 Corinthians 5:8 - and willing; 2 Corinthians 7:4 - my boldness; 2 Corinthians 7:7 - earnest; Galatians 6:14 - the world; Philippians 1:21 - to live; Philippians 2:21 - the; Philippians 2:30 - nigh; 2 Timothy 1:12 - I am

Verse 21

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
to live
20; 2:21; 1 Corinthians 1:30; Galatians 6:14; Colossians 3:4
to die
23; Isaiah 57:1,2; Romans 8:35-39; 1 Corinthians 3:22; 2 Corinthians 5:1,6,8; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-15; Revelation 14:13
Reciprocal: Numbers 23:10 - the death; Joshua 1:15 - Until; 1 Kings 19:4 - he requested; Psalm 73:26 - flesh; Proverbs 14:32 - the righteous; Ecclesiastes 7:1 - the day; Song of Solomon 6:2 - and to; Jonah 4:3 - take; Matthew 10:39 - General; Matthew 24:46 - General; Luke 12:37 - Blessed; Acts 21:13 - for; Romans 8:23 - even we; 1 Corinthians 9:26 - not; 1 Corinthians 13:3 - though I give; 2 Corinthians 5:15 - live unto; 1 Thessalonians 3:8 - we live; 1 Timothy 6:6 - godliness; Hebrews 12:23 - the spirits; 1 Peter 5:1 - a partaker

Verse 22

But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labour: yet what I shall choose I wot not.
live
24; 2 Corinthians 10:3; Galatians 2:20; Colossians 2:1; 1 Peter 4:2
this
Psalms 71:18; Isaiah 38:18,19
I wot
Genesis 21:26; 39:8; Exodus 32:1; Acts 3:17; Romans 11:2
Reciprocal: 2 Corinthians 12:2 - in the; 1 Thessalonians 2:17 - endeavoured

Verse 23

For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better:
in
2 Samuel 24:14; 1 Thessalonians 2:1,13; Luke 12:50; 2 Corinthians 6:12
a desire
Luke 2:29,30; John 13:1; 2 Corinthians 5:8; 2 Timothy 4:6
with
Job 19:26,27; Psalms 49:15; Luke 8:38; 23:43; John 14:3; 17:24; Acts 7:59; 2 Corinthians 5:8; 1 Thessalonians 4:17; Revelation 14:13
far
Psalms 16:10,11; 17:15; 73:24-26; Revelation 7:14-17
Reciprocal: Joshua 22:3 - General; 1 Samuel 13:6 - in a strait; 1 Chronicles 21:13 - I am in; 2 Chronicles 15:15 - sought him; Psalm 23:6 - and I; Psalm 63:3 - Because; Psalm 119:174 - longed; Proverbs 14:32 - the righteous; Ecclesiastes 2:17 - I hated; Ecclesiastes 3:21 - knoweth; Song of Solomon 2:5 - Stay; Song of Solomon 8:14 - Make haste; Isaiah 57:2 - He shall; Matthew 17:4 - it is; Matthew 25:21 - enter; Mark 5:18 - prayed; Mark 9:5 - it is; Luke 12:37 - Blessed; John 11:25 - he that; John 12:26 - where; Acts 18:5 - was; Romans 8:10 - but; 2 Corinthians 5:2 - earnestly; 2 Corinthians 12:2 - in the; Philippians 1:20 - whether; Philippians 1:21 - to die; Colossians 3:2 - Set; Hebrews 11:14 - they seek; Revelation 6:9 - the souls

Verse 24

Nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you.
22,25,26; John 16:7; Acts 20:29-31
Reciprocal: Exodus 18:23 - and all this; Mark 5:18 - prayed; Philippians 1:20 - whether

Verse 25

And having this confidence, I know that I shall abide and continue with you all for your furtherance and joy of faith;
confidence
2:24; Acts 20:25
for
Luke 22:32; John 21:15-17; Acts 11:23; 14:22; Romans 1:11,12; 15:18,29; 2 Corinthians 1:24; Ephesians 4:11-13
joy
Psalms 60:6; Romans 5:2; 15:13; 1 Peter 1:8
Reciprocal: Exodus 18:23 - and all this; John 15:11 - your; Acts 18:27 - helped; 2 Corinthians 1:15 - that; Ephesians 4:12 - perfecting; Philippians 1:24 - General; 1 Thessalonians 3:2 - to establish; 1 Thessalonians 3:10 - might perfect; Philemon 1:22 - for 1trust; 1 John 1:4 - that

Verse 26

That your rejoicing may be more abundant in Jesus Christ for me by my coming to you again.
2:16-18; 3:1,3; 4:4,10; Song of Solomon 5:1; John 16:22,24; 2 Corinthians 1:14; 5:12; 7:6
Reciprocal: 2 Corinthians 1:15 - that; 2 Corinthians 1:24 - are; Ephesians 4:12 - perfecting; Philippians 1:24 - General; Philippians 2:2 - Fulfil; Philippians 2:24 - General; Philemon 1:22 - for 1trust; 1 John 1:4 - that

Verse 27

Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
let
3:18-21; Ephesians 4:1; Colossians 1:10; 1 Thessalonians 2:11,12; 4:1; Titus 2:10; 2 Peter 1:4-9; 2 Peter 3:11,14
the gospel
Romans 1:9,16; 15:16,29; 2 Corinthians 4:4; 9:13; Galatians 1:7
whether
2:12,24
I may
Ephesians 1:15; Colossians 1:4; 1 Thessalonians 3:6; Phlippians 1:5; 3 John 1:3,4
that ye
2:1,2; 4:1; Psalms 122:3; 133:1; Matthew 12:25; 1 Corinthians 1:10; 15:58; 16:13,14; 2 Corinthians 13:11
in one
Jeremiah 32:39; John 17:20,21; Acts 2:46; 4:32; Romans 12:4,5; 1 Corinthians 12:12-31; Ephesians 4:3-6; James 3:18; Jude 1:3
the faith
Proverbs 22:23; Acts 24:24; Romans 1:5; 10:8; Ephesians 1:13; 1 Timothy 1:11,19; 2 Timothy 4:7
Reciprocal: Numbers 2:2 - about the; Numbers 14:9 - Only rebel; Deuteronomy 15:5 - General; Deuteronomy 28:13 - if that thou; Judges 7:24 - sent; 2 Samuel 10:11 - General; 1 Chronicles 12:17 - heart; 1 Chronicles 19:12 - If the Syrians; Psalm 50:23 - ordereth his conversation; Song of Solomon 7:1 - thy feet; Mark 9:50 - have peace; Acts 2:1 - they; Acts 15:36 - and see; Romans 12:16 - of the; Romans 13:13 - us; Romans 15:5 - grant; Romans 16:2 - as; 1 Corinthians 4:8 - without; Galatians 4:18 - I am; Galatians 5:1 - Stand; Ephesians 5:3 - as; Ephesians 5:15 - walk; Philippians 2:16 - Holding; Philippians 3:16 - let us mind; Philippians 4:3 - help; Colossians 1:29 - striving; Colossians 2:6 - walk; Colossians 2:19 - knit; 1 Thessalonians 2:2 - much; 1 Thessalonians 3:8 - if; 2 Timothy 1:13 - Hold; James 3:13 - a good; 1 Peter 1:15 - so; 1 Peter 2:12 - your conversation; 1 Peter 3:2 - behold; Revelation 17:13 - one

Verse 28

And in nothing terrified by your adversaries: which is to them an evident token of perdition, but to you of salvation, and that of God.
in
Isaiah 51:7,12; Matthew 10:28; Luke 12:4-7; 21:12-19; Acts 4:19-31; 5:40-42; 1 Thessalonians 2:2; 2 Timothy 1:7,8; Hebrews 13:6; Revelation 2:10
an
2 Thessalonians 1:5,6; 1 Peter 4:12-14
but
Matthew 5:10-12; Romans 8:17; 2 Timothy 2:11,12
and that
Genesis 49:18; Psalms 50:23; 68:19,20; Isaiah 12:2; Luke 3:6; Acts 28:28
Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 10:11 - General; 2 Kings 6:16 - Fear not; 1 Chronicles 19:12 - If the Syrians; Ezra 5:5 - But the eye; Nehemiah 4:17 - with one; Psalm 27:3 - host; Psalm 49:5 - Wherefore; Isaiah 40:9 - be not; Jeremiah 9:3 - valiant; Ezekiel 2:6 - be not; Mark 3:3 - he saith; Mark 14:44 - a token; Luke 6:8 - Rise; Luke 6:22 - when men; Luke 21:13 - General; John 19:9 - But; 1 Thessalonians 3:3 - moved; 2 Peter 3:7 - and perdition

Verse 29

For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;
it is
Acts 5:41; Romans 5:3; James 1:2; 1 Peter 4:13
not
Matthew 16:17; John 1:12,13; 6:44,45; Acts 13:39; 14:27; Ephesians 2:8; Colossians 2:12; James 1:17,18
Reciprocal: Isaiah 40:9 - be not; Mark 9:24 - help; Mark 13:9 - take; Luke 21:17 - for; John 6:37 - shall; John 6:65 - that no; John 17:22 - the glory; Acts 18:27 - believed; Romans 8:17 - if so be; 1 Corinthians 4:9 - I:2 Corinthians 12:10 - I take; Philippians 1:6 - begun; Philippians 2:12 - as ye; Hebrews 10:32 - ye endured; 1 Peter 3:14 - if; 1 Peter 4:16 - but; 2 Peter 1:1 - have

Verse 30

Having the same conflict which ye saw in me, and now hear to be in me.
the same
John 16:33; Romans 8:35-37; 1 Corinthians 4:9-14; 15:30-32; Ephesians 6:11-18; Colossians 2:1; 1 Thessalonians 2:14,15; 3:2-4; 2 Timothy 2:10-12; 4:7; Hebrews 10:32,33; 12:4; Revelation 2:10,11; Revelation 12:11
which
Acts 16:19-40; 1 Thessalonians 2:2
now Reciprocal: Colossians 1:29 - striving

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Philippians 1". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/philippians-1.html.