New International Version
And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight,
King James Bible
And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;
Darby Bible Translation
And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in full knowledge and all intelligence,
World English Bible
This I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all discernment;
Young's Literal Translation
and this I pray, that your love yet more and more may abound in full knowledge, and all judgment,
Philippians 1:9 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
This I pray - This is the substance of all my prayers for you, that your love to God, to one another, and to all mankind, may abound yet more and more, ετι μαλλον και μαλλον περισσευη, that it may be like a river, perpetually fed with rain and fresh streams so that it continues to swell and increase till it fills all its banks, and floods the adjacent plains.
In knowledge - Of God's nature, perfections, your own duty and interest, his work upon your souls, and his great designs in the Gospel.
And in all judgment - Και πασῃ αισθησει· In all spiritual or moral feeling; that you may at once have the clearest perception and the fullest enjoyment of those things which concern your salvation; that ye may not only know but feel that you are of God, by the Spirit which he has given you; and that your feeling may become more exercised in Divine things, so that it may he increasingly sensible and refined.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
this. See on ver.
judgment. or, sense.
LibraryFebruary 23. "For Me to Live is Christ and to Die is Gain" (Phil. I. 21).
"For me to live is Christ and to die is gain" (Phil. i. 21). The secret of a sound body is a sound heart, and the prayer of the Holy Ghost for us is, that we "may be in health and prosper even as our soul prospers." We find Paul in the Epistles to the Philippians expressing a sublime and holy indifference to the question of life or death. Indeed he is in a real strait, whether he would prefer "to depart and be with Christ," or to remain still in the flesh. The former would indeed be his sweetest …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
7Th Day. Sanctifying Grace.
Love and Discernment.
Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I trust your commands.
For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives,
1 Thessalonians 3:12
May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you.
1 Thessalonians 4:1
As for other matters, brothers and sisters, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more.
I pray that your partnership with us in the faith may be effective in deepening your understanding of every good thing we share for the sake of Christ.
Jump to PreviousAbound Accompanied Clear Depth Differ Discernment Experience Full Increased Insight Intelligence Judgment Keen Love Prayer Real Testing
Jump to NextAbound Accompanied Clear Depth Differ Discernment Experience Full Increased Insight Intelligence Judgment Keen Love Prayer Real Testing
LinksPhilippians 1:9 NIV
Philippians 1:9 NLT
Philippians 1:9 ESV
Philippians 1:9 NASB
Philippians 1:9 KJV
Philippians 1:9 Bible Apps
Philippians 1:9 Biblia Paralela
Philippians 1:9 Chinese Bible
Philippians 1:9 French Bible
Philippians 1:9 German Bible
Philippians 1:9 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.