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Philippians 4:19

    Philippians 4:19 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And my God shall supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And my God will give you all you have need of from the wealth of his glory in Christ Jesus.

    Webster's Revision

    And my God shall supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

    World English Bible

    My God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And my God shall fulfill every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

    Clarke's Commentary on Philippians 4:19

    My God shall supply all your need - As you have given to me in my distress, God will never suffer you to want without raising up help to you, as he raised you up for help to me.

    According to his riches - His fullness is infinite; and through Christ, whose followers we are, he will dispense every requisite blessing of providence, grace, and glory, to you.

    Barnes' Notes on Philippians 4:19

    But my God shall supply all your need - That is, "You have shown your regard for me as a friend of God, by sending to me in my distress, and I have confidence that, in return for all this, God will supply all your needs, when you are in circumstances of necessity." Paul's confidence in this seems not to have been founded on any express revelation; but on the general principle that God would regard their offering with favor. Nothing is lost, even in the present life, by doing good. In thousands of instances it is abundantly repaid. The benevolent are not usually poor; and if they are, God often raises up for them benefactions, and sends supplies in a manner as unexpected, and hearing proofs of divine interposition as decided, as when supplies were sent by the ravens to the prophet.

    According to his riches in glory - see the notes, Ephesians 3:16. The word "riches" here means, His abundant fullness; His possessing all things; His inexhaustible ability to supply their needs. The phrase "in glory," is probably to he connected with the following phrase, "in Christ Jesus;" and means that the method of imparting supplies to people was through Jesus Christ, and was a glorious method; or, that it was done in a glorious manner. It is such an expression as Paul is accustomed to use, when speaking of what God does. He is not satisfied with saying simply that it is so; but connects with it the idea that whatever God does is done in a way worthy of himself, and so as to illustrate his own perfections.

    In Christ Jesus - By the medium of Christ; or through him. All the favors that Paul expected for himself, or his fellow-men, he believed would be conferred through the Redeemer. Even the supply of our temporal needs comes to us through the Saviour. Were it not for the atonement, there is no more reason to suppose that blessings would be conferred upon people than that they would be on fallen angels. For them no atonement has been made; and at the hand of justice they have received only wretchedness and woe.

    Wesley's Notes on Philippians 4:19

    4:19 All your need - As ye have mine. According to his riches in glory - In his abundant, eternal glory.

    Verses Related to Philippians 4:19

    Matthew 6:24 - No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
    Jeremiah 9:23 - Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches:
    1 Timothy 5:8 - But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.