(A)Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice! Let your gentle spirit be known to all people. (B)The Lord is [a]near. (C)Do not [b]be anxious about anything, but in everything by (D)prayer and pleading with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And (E)the peace of God, which surpasses all [c]comprehension, will (F)guard your hearts and (G)minds in (H)Christ Jesus.

Finally, brothers and sisters, (I)whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is [d]lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

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Footnotes

  1. Philippians 4:5 Or at hand
  2. Philippians 4:6 I.e., have anxiety
  3. Philippians 4:7 Lit mind
  4. Philippians 4:8 Or lovable and gracious