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Philippians 2:29 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Receive him therefore in the Lord with all joy; and hold such in honor:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Receive him therefore in the Lord with all gladness; and hold such in reputation:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Receive him then in the Lord with all joy, and hold men like him in high regard;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Receive him therefore in the Lord with all gladness; and hold such in reputation:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Receive him therefore in [the] Lord with all joy, and hold such in honour;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Be giving him welcome, therefore, in the Lord, with all joy; and, such as he, in honour, be holding,—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— receive him, therefore, in the Lord, with all joy, and hold such in honour,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Receive him therefore with all joy in the Lord: and treat with honour such as he is.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Receiue him therfore in the Lord with all gladnesse, and hold such in reputation:
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Receive him, then, in the Lord with all joy; and those who are such, hold in estimation:
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Receive him then in the Lord, with all joy; and hold in honor those who are such.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Receive 4327
{4327} Prime
From G4314 and G1209; to admit (to intercourse, hospitality, credence or (figuratively) endurance); by implication to await (with confidence or patience).
<5737> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 152
him 846
{0846} Prime
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
therefore 3767
{3767} Prime
Apparently a primary word; (adverbially) certainly, or (conjugationally) accordingly.
in 1722
{1722} Prime
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
the Lord 2962
{2962} Prime
From κῦρος [[kuros]] (supremacy); supreme in authority, that is, (as noun) controller; by implication Mr. (as a respectful title).
with 3326
{3326} Prime
A primary preposition (often used adverbially); properly denoting accompaniment; 'amid' (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive case association, or accusative case succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575 or G1537 and G1519 or G4314; less intimate than G1722, and less close than G4862).
all 3956
{3956} Prime
Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.
gladness; 5479
{5479} Prime
From G5463; cheerfulness, that is, calm delight.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
hold 2192
{2192} Prime
A primary verb (including an alternate form σχέω [[scheo]], {skheh'-o}; used in certain tenses only); to hold (used in very various applications, literally or figuratively, direct or remote; such as possession, ability, contiguity, relation or condition).
<5720> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 592
such 5108
{5108} Prime
(Including the other inflections); from G5104 and G3778; truly this, that is, of this sort (to denote character or individuality).
in reputation: 1784
{1784} Prime
From G1722 and G5092; valued (figuratively).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Philippians 2:29

_ _ Receive him — There seems to be something behind respecting him. If extreme affection had been the sole ground of his “heaviness,” no such exhortation would have been needed [Alford].

_ _ in reputation — “in honor.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Philippians 2:19-30.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Matthew 10:40-41 He that receiveth you receiveth me, and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me. ... He that receiveth a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward; and he that receiveth a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man's reward.
Luke 9:5 And whosoever will not receive you, when ye go out of that city, shake off the very dust from your feet for a testimony against them.
John 13:20 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that receiveth whomsoever I send receiveth me; and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me.
Romans 16:2 That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succourer of many, and of myself also.
1 Corinthians 16:10 Now if Timotheus come, see that he may be with you without fear: for he worketh the work of the Lord, as I also [do].
2 Corinthians 7:2 Receive us; we have wronged no man, we have corrupted no man, we have defrauded no man.
Colossians 4:10 Aristarchus my fellowprisoner saluteth you, and Marcus, sister's son to Barnabas, (touching whom ye received commandments: if he come unto you, receive him;)
3 John 1:10 Wherefore, if I come, I will remember his deeds which he doeth, prating against us with malicious words: and not content therewith, neither doth he himself receive the brethren, and forbiddeth them that would, and casteth [them] out of the church.


Isaiah 52:7 How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!
Luke 2:10-11 And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. ... For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.
Acts 2:46 And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart,
Acts 8:8 And there was great joy in that city.
Romans 10:15 And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!
Ephesians 4:9-12 (Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth? ... For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:


2 Corinthians 10:18 For not he that commendeth himself is approved, but whom the Lord commendeth.
1 Thessalonians 5:12 And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you;
Hebrews 13:17 Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that [is] unprofitable for you.

hold such in reputation:
or, honour such,
Acts 28:10 Who also honoured us with many honours; and when we departed, they laded [us] with such things as were necessary.
1 Corinthians 16:18 For they have refreshed my spirit and yours: therefore acknowledge ye them that are such.
1 Timothy 5:17 Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.
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Is 52:7. Mt 10:40. Lk 2:10; 9:5. Jn 13:20. Ac 2:46; 8:8; 28:10. Ro 10:15; 16:2. 1Co 16:10, 18. 2Co 7:2; 10:18. Ep 4:9. Col 4:10. 1Th 5:12. 1Ti 5:17. He 13:17. 3Jn 1:10.

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