And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:
Now ye Philippians know also, that in the beginning of the gospel, when I departed from Macedonia, no church communicated with me as concerning giving and receiving, but ye only.
If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and [be] not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, [and] which was preached to every creature which is under heaven; whereof I Paul am made a minister;
And this I say, lest any man should beguile you with enticing words.
he/she may befuddle
Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath [days: ]
Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshipping of angels, intruding into those things which he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,
(Touch not; taste not; handle not;
Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.
Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds;
Husbands, love [your] wives, and be not bitter against them.
Fathers, provoke not your children [to anger,] lest they be discouraged.
Servants, obey in all things [your] masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God:
For from you sounded out the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place your faith to God-ward is spread abroad; so that we need not to speak any thing.
For ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail: for labouring night and day, because we would not be chargeable unto any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.
Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they please not God, and are contrary to all men:
Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God:
That no [man] go beyond and defraud his brother in [any] matter: because that the Lord [is] the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.
we called to witness throughout
But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.
For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive [and] remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep.
For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.
they might escape
Therefore let us not sleep, as [do] others; but let us watch and be sober.
See that none render evil for evil unto any [man;] but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all [men. ]
Despise not prophesyings.
In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
dispensing of justice
That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand.
Let no man deceive you by any means: for [that day shall not come,] except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;
That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.
they may be judged
Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh disorderly, and not after the tradition which he received of us.
Neither did we eat any man's bread for nought; but wrought with labour and travail night and day, that we might not be chargeable to any of you:
But ye, brethren, be not weary in well doing.
doers of good
And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed.
Yet count [him] not as an enemy, but admonish [him] as a brother.
As I besought thee to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge some that they teach no other doctrine,
to continue to stay
you might relay
to teach something else
Desiring to be teachers of the law; understanding neither what they say, nor whereof they affirm.
teachers of the law
Of whom is Hymenaeus and Alexander; whom I have delivered unto Satan, that they may learn not to blaspheme.
In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;
in the same manner
Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;
Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.
Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
Likewise [must] the deacons [be] grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;
in the same manner
Even so [must their] wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.
in the same manner
Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery.
of the laying upon
Rebuke not an elder, but intreat [him] as a father; [and] the younger men as brethren;
Let not a widow be taken into the number under threescore years old, having been the wife of one man,
she is to be written down
And withal they learn [to be] idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.
If any man or woman that believeth have widows, let them relieve them, and let not the church be charged; that it may relieve them that are widows indeed.
Against an elder receive not an accusation, but before two or three witnesses.
Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and [his] doctrine be not blasphemed.
it might be defamed
And they that have believing masters, let them not despise [them,] because they are brethren; but rather do [them] service, because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. These things teach and exhort.
If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, [even] the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;
he teaches something else
Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;
to him bringing about
Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;
And if a man also strive for masteries, [yet] is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully.
Of these things put [them] in remembrance, charging [them] before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit, [but] to the subverting of the hearers.
calling to witness throughout
At my first answer no man stood with me, but all [men] forsook me: [I pray God] that it may not be laid to their charge.
he came to join me
it may be accredited
If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.
For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;
Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.
Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.
The aged women likewise, that [they be] in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;
in the same manner
befitting a sacred person
having been made working class
[To be] discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.
it might be defamed
[Exhort] servants to be obedient unto their own masters, [and] to please [them] well in all [things;] not answering again;
Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.
they might put in order
And let ours also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful.
they [are to] learn
But without thy mind would I do nothing; that thy benefit should not be as it were of necessity, but willingly.
I Paul have written [it] with mine own hand, I will repay [it:] albeit I do not say to thee how thou owest unto me even thine own self besides.
Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness:
But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.
While it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts, as in the provocation.
And to whom sware he that they should not enter into his rest, but to them that believed not?
to those discordant
For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard [it. ]
Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.
Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.
For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as [we are, yet] without sin.
Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,
we may be brought
That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
But he whose descent is not counted from them received tithes of Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises.
those reckoned in a genealogy
he spoke well of
And they shall not teach every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the Lord: for all shall know me, from the least to the greatest.
they might teach
For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins and their iniquities will I remember no more.
Which [was] a figure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices, that could not make him that did the service perfect, as pertaining to the conscience;
having been now
they were offered
And their sins and iniquities will I remember no more.
Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some [is;] but exhorting [one another:] and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.
Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompence of reward.
Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.
to have be(come)
By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God.
he was transposed
he was being found
it had been witnessed of
By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went.
These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of [them,] and embraced [them,] and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king: for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.
Through faith he kept the passover, and the sprinkling of blood, lest he that destroyed the firstborn should touch them.
God having provided some better thing for us, that they without us should not be made perfect.
For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.
you consider carefully
he who endured
And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him:
you get broken to pieces
And make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way; but let it rather be healed.
Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble [you,] and thereby many be defiled;
it might internally disturb
Lest there [be] any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright.
he accordingly gave
And the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; [which] voice they that heard intreated that the word should not be spoken to them any more:
See that ye refuse not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spake on earth, much more [shall not] we [escape,] if we turn away from him that [speaketh] from heaven:
And this [word,] Yet once more, signifieth the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that are made, that those things which cannot be shaken may remain.
of having been made