Philippians 1:3
Parallel Verses
New International Version
I thank my God every time I remember you.

New Living Translation
Every time I think of you, I give thanks to my God.

English Standard Version
I thank my God in all my remembrance of you,

New American Standard Bible
I thank my God in all my remembrance of you,

King James Bible
I thank my God upon every remembrance of you,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I give thanks to my God for every remembrance of you,

International Standard Version
I thank my God every time I remember you,

NET Bible
I thank my God every time I remember you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I thank my God for the constant memory of you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I thank my God for all the memories I have of you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
I thank my God upon every remembrance of you

King James 2000 Bible
I thank my God upon every remembrance of you,

American King James Version
I thank my God on every remembrance of you,

American Standard Version
I thank my God upon all my remembrance of you,

Douay-Rheims Bible
I give thanks to my God in every remembrance of you,

Darby Bible Translation
I thank my God for my whole remembrance of you,

English Revised Version
I thank my God upon all my remembrance of you,

Webster's Bible Translation
I thank my God upon every remembrance of you,

Weymouth New Testament
I thank my God at my every remembrance of you--

World English Bible
I thank my God whenever I remember you,

Young's Literal Translation
I give thanks to my God upon all the remembrance of you,
Parallel Commentaries
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

1:1-7 The highest honour of the most eminent ministers is, to be servants of Christ. And those who are not really saints on earth, never will be saints in heaven. Out of Christ, the best saints are sinners, and unable to stand before God. There is no peace without grace. Inward peace springs from a sense of Divine favour. And there is no grace and peace but from God our Father, the fountain and origin of all blessings. At Philippi the apostle was evil entreated, and saw little fruit of his labour; yet he remembers Philippi with joy. We must thank our God for the graces and comforts, gifts and usefulness of others, as we receive the benefit, and God receives the glory. The work of grace will never be perfected till the day of Jesus Christ, the day of his appearance. But we may always be confident God will perform his good work, in every soul wherein he has really begun it by regeneration; though we must not trust in outward appearances, nor in any thing but a new creation to holiness. People are dear to their ministers, when they receive benefit by their ministry. Fellow-sufferers in the cause of God should be dear one to another.

Pulpit Commentary

Verse 3. - I thank my God upon every remembrance of you. All St. Paul's Epistles, except those to the Galatiaus, 1 Timothy, and Titus, begin with a thanksgiving. In this Epistle the thanksgiving is especially warm and earnest; no cloud of doubt darkened the apostle's confidence in the Philippians; he pours forth his gratitude to God for their spiritual gifts fervently and without reserve. My God. The pronoun expresses the inner consciousness of personal relations with God; it reminds us of Acts 27:23, "God, whose I am, and whom I serve." Upon all my remembrance of you (as R.V.) is the more exact rendering. The remembrance (not mention)was continuous; he "had them in his heart," and that unbroken remembrance resulted in unbroken thanksgiving.

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

I thank my God,.... After the inscription and salutation follows a thanksgiving, the object of which is God; to whom thanks is to be given at the remembrance of his name, and the perfections of his nature, and for all his mercies, temporal and spiritual. The apostle expresses his propriety and interest in him, calling him "my God"; thereby distinguishing him from all others, the nominal and fictitious gods of the Gentiles, and the idols and lusts of men's hearts; he was the God whom he served in the Gospel, by whom he was sent, and from whom he received all his possessions, and to whom he was accountable. He had a special, particular, covenant interest in him, had knowledge of it, and faith in it; and therefore could draw nigh to God with freedom, use confidence, plead promises, expect favours, and do all he did, whether in a way of prayer, or praise in faith, and therefore was acceptable unto God. This work of thanksgiving he was often employed in on account of these Philippians, even, says he,

upon every remembrance of you; that is, as often as I remember you, or make mention of you to God at the throne of grace, it being a customary thing with the apostle to mention by name the several churches, the care of which was upon him, in his prayers to God; see Romans 1:9; and so he used to mention this church; and whenever he did, it was with thankfulness. The Arabic version reads it, "for", or "concerning all your remembrance"; meaning of himself, and as if the sense was, that he gave thanks to God for their remembrance of him at all times, and particularly at that time, by sending him relief in his present circumstances. But the former sense is preferable.

Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

3. Translate, "In all my remembrance of you."

Philippians 1:3 Additional Commentaries
Context
Thanksgiving and Prayer
3I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, 4always offering prayer with joy in my every prayer for you all,…
Cross References
Romans 1:8
First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world.

Romans 1:9
God, whom I serve in my spirit in preaching the gospel of his Son, is my witness how constantly I remember you
Treasury of Scripture

I thank my God on every remembrance of you,

I thank.

Romans 1:8,9 First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your …

Romans 6:17 But God be thanked, that you were the servants of sin…

1 Corinthians 1:4 I thank my God always on your behalf, for the grace of God which …

upon.

Ephesians 1:15,16 Why I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love …

Colossians 1:3,4 We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying …

1 Thessalonians 1:2,3 We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in …

1 Thessalonians 3:9 For what thanks can we render to God again for you, for all the joy …

2 Thessalonians 1:3 We are bound to thank God always for you, brothers, as it is meet, …

2 Timothy 1:3 I thank God, whom I serve from my forefathers with pure conscience…

Philemon 1:4,5 I thank my God, making mention of you always in my prayers…

remembrance. or, mention.

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