New Living Translation
But you know how Timothy has proved himself. Like a son with his father, he has served with me in preaching the Good News.
King James Bible
But ye know the proof of him, that, as a son with the father, he hath served with me in the gospel.
Darby Bible Translation
But ye know the proof of him, that, as a child a father, he has served with me in the work of the glad tidings.
World English Bible
But you know the proof of him, that, as a child serves a father, so he served with me in furtherance of the Good News.
Young's Literal Translation
and the proof of him ye know, that as a child serveth a father, with me he did serve in regard to the good news;
Philippians 2:22 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:22 As a son with his father - He uses an elegant peculiarity of phrase, speaking partly as of a son, partly as of a fellowlabourer.
LibraryJune 6. "He Emptied Himself" (Phil. Ii. 8, R. V. ).
"He emptied Himself" (Phil. ii. 8, R. V.). The first step to the righteousness of the kingdom is "poor in spirit." Then the next is a little deeper, "they that mourn." Because now you must get plastic, you must get broken, you must get like the metal in the fire, which the Master can mould; and so, it is not enough to see your unrighteousness, but deeply to feel it, deeply to regret it, deeply to mourn over it, to own it not a little thing that sin has come into your life. And so God leads a soul …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
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A Willing Sacrifice
Timothy was well thought of by the believers in Lystra and Iconium,
so Paul wanted him to join them on their journey. In deference to the Jews of the area, he arranged for Timothy to be circumcised before they left, for everyone knew that his father was a Greek.
And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope of salvation.
1 Corinthians 4:17
That's why I have sent Timothy, my beloved and faithful child in the Lord. He will remind you of how I follow Christ Jesus, just as I teach in all the churches wherever I go.
1 Corinthians 16:10
When Timothy comes, don't intimidate him. He is doing the Lord's work, just as I am.
2 Corinthians 2:9
I wrote to you as I did to test you and see if you would fully comply with my instructions.
for you have been my partners in spreading the Good News about Christ from the time you first heard it until now.
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