King James Version

Philippians 2:1-30

1If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies, 2Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind. 3Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. 4Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others. 5Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: 6Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: 7But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: 8And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. 9Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: 10That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; 11And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

12Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. 13For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure. 14Do all things without murmurings and disputings: 15That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world; 16Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither laboured in vain. 17Yea, and if I be offered upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all. 18For the same cause also do ye joy, and rejoice with me.

19But I trust in the Lord Jesus to send Timotheus shortly unto you, that I also may be of good comfort, when I know your state. 20For I have no man likeminded, who will naturally care for your state. 21For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ’s. 22But ye know the proof of him, that, as a son with the father, he hath served with me in the gospel. 23Him therefore I hope to send presently, so soon as I shall see how it will go with me. 24But I trust in the Lord that I also myself shall come shortly. 25Yet I supposed it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother, and companion in labour, and fellowsoldier, but your messenger, and he that ministered to my wants. 26For he longed after you all, and was full of heaviness, because that ye had heard that he had been sick. 27For indeed he was sick nigh unto death: but God had mercy on him; and not on him only, but on me also, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow. 28I sent him therefore the more carefully, that, when ye see him again, ye may rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful. 29Receive him therefore in the Lord with all gladness; and hold such in reputation: 30Because for the work of Christ he was nigh unto death, not regarding his life, to supply your lack of service toward me.

Akuapem Twi Contemporary Bible

Filipifo 2:1-30

Kristo Ahobrɛase

1Mo nkwa a mowɔ wɔ Kristo mu no hyɛ mo den ana? Ne dɔ kyekye mo werɛ ana? Mo ne Honhom no wɔ ayɔnkofa bi ana? Mowɔ ayamye ne ayamhyehye ma mo ho mo ho ana? 2Sɛ ɛte saa de a, ɛno de, munnya adwene koro wɔ ɔdɔ ne Honhom ne botae koro mu, na mʼanigye awie pɛyɛ. 3Monnyɛ pɛsɛmenkominya; monnhoahoa mo ho mfa mpɛ anuonyam hunu. Mommrɛ mo ho ase mma mo ho mo ho na mummu mo yɔnkonom nsen mo ankasa mo ho. 4Mommma obiara nhwɛ ne nko ara nʼade nko, na mmom onsusuw ne mfɛfo nso de ho bi.

5Momma mo abrabɔ nyinaa nyɛ sɛ Yesu Kristo de no bi.

6Ɔno na ɔwɔ Onyankopɔn tebea mu de,

nanso wanhwɛ ne ho sɛ ɔne Onyankopɔn bɛyɛ pɛ.

7Ɔdan ne tumi kɛse ne nʼanuonyam too nkyɛn.

Mmom, ofii ne pɛ mu faa akoa tebea de too ne ho so,

baa sɛ onipa bɛyɛɛ nʼade sɛ onipa.

8Ɔbrɛɛ ne ho ase,

yɛɛ osetie

de koduu owu mu,

asennua ho wu mu mpo.

9Eyi nti Onyankopɔn maa ne so kɔɔ baabi a ɛkorɔn koraa,

maa no din a edi din nyinaa so.

10Na ɛno nti sɛ wɔbɔ Yesu din a,

ɔsorofo ne asase sofo ne asase asefo nkotodwe nyinaa bɛkotow no.

11Na tɛkrɛma nyinaa apae mu aka se,

Yesu Kristo ne Awurade,

de ahyɛ Agya Onyankopɔn anuonyam.

Nkwagye Ho Adwumayɛ

12Enti me nnamfo pa, sɛnea na me ne mo te hɔ a na mutie me no, saa ara nso na bere a minni mo nkyɛn mprempren yi ɛsɛ sɛ mutie me ara ne no. Monkɔ so mfa ahopopo ne osuro nyɛ adwuma mfa nwie mo nkwagye ho adwumayɛ, 13efisɛ Onyankopɔn na ɔma mufi mo pɛ mu di dwuma a ɛsɔ nʼani.

14Dwuma biara a mudi no, munnnwiinwii na monnnye ho akyinnye, 15sɛnea ɛbɛyɛ a wɔrenka biribi ntia mo. Mobɛyɛ kronkron sɛ Onyankopɔn mma nokwafo a wɔte wiase a nkontompofo ne nnebɔneyɛfo ahyɛ mu ma tɔ no. Ɛsɛ sɛ mohyerɛn wɔ wɔn mu sɛ nsoromma a ɛwɔ soro 16wɔ nkwa no ho asɛm a moka kyerɛ wɔn no mu. Sɛ moyɛ saa na Kristo da no mede mo hoahoa me ho a, na ne kwan so ara ne no; efisɛ ɛbɛda no adi sɛ dwuma a mibedii no anyɛ ɔkwa. 17Ebia na ɛsɛ sɛ wohwie me mogya gu sɛ afɔrebɔde sɛnea mo ɔsom no nso yɛ afɔrebɔde ma Onyankopɔn no. Sɛ ɛba saa a, ɛbɛyɛ anigyesɛm a me ne mo nyinaa na ebenya saa ahosɛpɛw no. 18Yiw, momma mo ani nnye, sɛnea me nso mʼani agye no.

Wɔsoma Timoteo Ne Epafrodito.

19Anidaso a mewɔ wɔ Awurade Yesu mu no nti, mɛsoma Timoteo ma waba mo nkyɛn na mo ho nsɛm a mɛte no ahyɛ me nkuran. 20Ɔno nko ne obi a ɔwɔ ɔtema ma me na mo ho asɛm nso hia no. 21Obiara pɛ ɔno ara ne yiyedi a Yesu Kristo ho asɛm mfa ne ho. 22Mo ankasa mudi ho adanse wɔ dwuma a wadi ho. Wakyerɛ nso sɛ, ɔne me te sɛ ɔba ne nʼagya a wɔaka abɔ mu adi asɛmpa no ho dwuma. 23Sɛ mihu sɛnea nneɛma rekɔ so ma me a, ɛrenkyɛ biara mɛsoma no aba mo nkyɛn. 24Na Awurade mu anidaso a mewɔ nti, minim sɛ ɛrenkyɛ biara mʼankasa mɛba mo nkyɛn.

25Mʼadwene ho sɛ, mɛsoma yɛn nua Epafrodito a wayɛ adwuma, na odi me nkyɛn mu ako na wasom mo sɛ mo somafo de aboa me no wɔ mo nkyɛn. 26Ne ho pere no sɛ obehu mo nyinaa na ɛhaw mo nso sɛ motee ne nka sɛ ɔyare. 27Ampa ara, na ɔyare a anka ɔreyɛ awu. Nanso Onyankopɔn huu no ne me nso mmɔbɔ, efisɛ wamma manni awerɛhow. 28Me ho peree me yiye sɛ mɛsoma no aba mo nkyɛn na muhu no a, mo ani asan agye, na me nso mʼawerɛhow to atwa. 29Momfa ahosɛpɛw nnye no sɛ onua wɔ Awurade mu. Momfa obu ne nidi mma nnipa a wɔte sɛ ɔno nyinaa, 30efisɛ ɔde ne nkwa bɔɔ afɔre a ɛnam so maa anka ɔrewu ama Kristo adwuma de aboa me a anka morentumi mmoa saa no.