PHILIPPIANS 4:7

“And the peace of God”

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”

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Philippians 4:7 Translation & Meaning

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And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
the The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
peace εἰρήνη Peace (literally or figuratively); by implication, prosperity peace
of θεοῦ A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) of
God, θεοῦ A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) God
which passeth ὑπερέχουσα To hold oneself above, i.e., (figuratively) to excel; participle (as adjective, or neuter as noun) superior, superiority passeth
all πάντα All, any, every, the whole all
understanding, νοῦν The intellect, i.e., mind (divine or human; in thought, feeling, or will); by implication, meaning understanding
shall keep φρουρήσει To be a watcher in advance, i.e., to mount guard as a sentinel (post spies at gates); figuratively, to hem in, protect keep
your ὑμῶν Of (from or concerning) you your
hearts καρδίας The heart, i.e., (figuratively) the thoughts or feelings (mind); also (by analogy) the middle hearts
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
minds ὑμῶν Of (from or concerning) you minds
through ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc through
Christ Χριστῷ Anointed, i.e., the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus Christ
Jesus. Ἰησοῦ Jesus (i.e., Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites Jesus

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  • 5  Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.

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

  • 7  And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

  • 8  Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

  • 9  Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.




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