|English Standard Version (© 2001)|
Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content.
King James Bible
Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith 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.
Young's 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;
Philippians 4:11 Additional TranslationsVincent's Word Studies
Lit., self-sufficient. Only here in the New Testament. A stoic word, expressing the favorite doctrine of the sect, that man should be sufficient to himself for all things; able, by the power of his own will, to resist the shock of circumstance. Paul is self-sufficient through the power of the new self: not he, but Christ in him. The kindred noun αὐταρκεία sufficiency, occurs 2 Corinthians 9:8; 1 Timothy 6:6.
Philippians 4:11 Parallel CommentariesAble Circumstances Complain Content Dependent Fear Lack Need Needs Part Privation Refer Regards Respect Satisfied Speak State Therein Therewith Want Whatever Whatsoever WhereverAble Circumstances Complain Content Dependent Fear Lack Need Needs Part Privation Refer Regards Respect Satisfied Speak State Therein Therewith Want Whatever Whatsoever WhereverThe ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®) copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.
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Luke 3:14 Soldiers also asked him, "And we, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Do not extort money from anyone by threats or by false accusation, and be content with your wages."
2 Corinthians 9:8 And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.
1 Timothy 6:6 Now there is great gain in godliness with contentment,
1 Timothy 6:8 But if we have food and clothing, with these we will be content.
Hebrews 13:5 Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, "I will never leave you nor forsake you."