Philippians 4:6
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English Standard Version
do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

King James Bible
Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

American Standard Version
In nothing be anxious; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Be nothing solicitous; but in every thing, by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your petitions be made known to God.

English Revised Version
In nothing be anxious; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

Webster's Bible Translation
Be anxious for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Weymouth New Testament
Do not be over-anxious about anything, but by prayer and earnest pleading, together with thanksgiving, let your request be unreservedly made known in the presence of God.

Philippians 4:6 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Be careful (μεριμνᾶτε)

See on Matthew 6:25. Rev., better, be anxious.

Prayer and supplication

General and special. See on Luke 5:33; see on Luke 8:38.

Προσευχή prayer, only of prayer to God. The two words often occur together, as Ephesians 6:18; 1 Timothy 2:1; 1 Timothy 5:5.

Requests (αἰτήματα)

Specific details of supplication.

Unto God (πρὸς τὸν Θεόν)

The force of πρός is rather in your intercourse with God. See on with God, John 1:1.

Philippians 4:6 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

careful.

Daniel 3:16 Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer you in this matter.

Matthew 6:25-33 Therefore I say to you, Take no thought for your life, what you shall eat, or what you shall drink; nor yet for your body...

Matthew 10:19 But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what you shall speak...

Matthew 13:22 He also that received seed among the thorns is he that hears the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches...

Luke 10:41 And Jesus answered and said to her, Martha, Martha, you are careful and troubled about many things:

Luke 12:29 And seek not you what you shall eat, or what you shall drink, neither be you of doubtful mind.

1 Corinthians 7:21,32 Are you called being a servant? care not for it: but if you may be made free, use it rather...

1 Peter 5:7 Casting all your care on him; for he cares for you.

in.

Genesis 32:7-12 Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided the people that was with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels...

1 Samuel 1:15 And Hannah answered and said, No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit: I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink...

1 Samuel 30:6 And David was greatly distressed; for the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved...

2 Chronicles 32:20 And for this cause Hezekiah the king, and the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz, prayed and cried to heaven.

2 Chronicles 33:12,13 And when he was in affliction, he sought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers...

Psalm 34:5-7 They looked to him, and were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed...

Psalm 51:15 O Lord, open you my lips; and my mouth shall show forth your praise.

Psalm 55:17,22 Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud: and he shall hear my voice...

Psalm 62:8 Trust in him at all times; you people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.

Proverbs 3:5,6 Trust in the LORD with all your heart; and lean not to your own understanding...

Proverbs 16:3 Commit your works to the LORD, and your thoughts shall be established.

Jeremiah 33:3 Call to me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you know not.

Matthew 7:7,8 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you...

Luke 18:1,7 And he spoke a parable to them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint...

Luke 12:22 And he said to his disciples, Therefore I say to you, Take no thought for your life, what you shall eat; neither for the body...

Ephesians 6:18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit...

Colossians 4:2 Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;

1 Thessalonians 5:17,18 Pray without ceasing...

1 Peter 4:7 But the end of all things is at hand: be you therefore sober, and watch to prayer.

Jude 1:20,21 But you, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost...

thanksgiving.

1 Samuel 7:12 Then Samuel took a stone, and set it between Mizpeh and Shen, and called the name of it Ebenezer, saying...

2 Corinthians 1:11 You also helping together by prayer for us...

Ephesians 5:20 Giving thanks always for all things to God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;

Colossians 3:15,17 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also you are called in one body; and be you thankful...

known.

Proverbs 15:8 The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Songs 2:14 O my dove, that are in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see your countenance, let me hear your voice...

Matthew 6:8 Be not you therefore like to them: for your Father knows what things you have need of, before you ask him.

Cross References
1 Kings 8:28
Yet have regard to the prayer of your servant and to his plea, O LORD my God, listening to the cry and to the prayer that your servant prays before you this day,

Proverbs 3:6
In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Jeremiah 32:16
"After I had given the deed of purchase to Baruch the son of Neriah, I prayed to the LORD, saying:

Daniel 6:10
When Daniel knew that the document had been signed, he went to his house where he had windows in his upper chamber open toward Jerusalem. He got down on his knees three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as he had done previously.

Matthew 6:25
"Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?

Matthew 6:27
And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?

Matthew 6:28
And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin,

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