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Philippians 2

Phil. 2:14 KJV (With Strong’s)

poieo (Greek #4160)
to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct)
KJV usage: abide, + agree, appoint, X avenge, + band together, be, bear, + bewray, bring (forth), cast out, cause, commit, + content, continue, deal, + without any delay, (would) do(-ing), execute, exercise, fulfil, gain, give, have, hold, X journeying, keep, + lay wait, + lighten the ship, make, X mean, + none of these things move me, observe, ordain, perform, provide, + have purged, purpose, put, + raising up, X secure, shew, X shoot out, spend, take, tarry, + transgress the law, work, yield. Compare 4238.
Pronounce: poy-eh'-o
Origin: apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary
all things
pas (Greek #3956)
apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
KJV usage: all (manner of, means), alway(-s), any (one), X daily, + ever, every (one, way), as many as, + no(-thing), X thoroughly, whatsoever, whole, whosoever.
Pronounce: pas
Origin: including all the forms of declension
choris (Greek #5565)
at a space, i.e. separately or apart from (often as preposition)
KJV usage: beside, by itself, without.
Pronounce: kho-rece'
Origin: adverb from 5561
goggusmos (Greek #1112)
a grumbling
KJV usage: grudging, murmuring.
Pronounce: gong-goos-mos'
Origin: from 1111
k and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
dialogismos (Greek #1261)
discussion, i.e. (internal) consideration (by implication, purpose), or (external) debate
KJV usage: dispute, doubtful(-ing), imagination, reasoning, thought.
Pronounce: dee-al-og-is-mos'
Origin: from 1260

Cross References


Ministry on This Verse

Phil. 2:3• 3Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. (Phil. 2:3)
Ex. 16:7‑8• 7And in the morning, then ye shall see the glory of the Lord; for that he heareth your murmurings against the Lord: and what are we, that ye murmur against us?
8And Moses said, This shall be, when the Lord shall give you in the evening flesh to eat, and in the morning bread to the full; for that the Lord heareth your murmurings which ye murmur against him: and what are we? your murmurings are not against us, but against the Lord.
(Ex. 16:7‑8)
Num. 14:27• 27How long shall I bear with this evil congregation, which murmur against me? I have heard the murmurings of the children of Israel, which they murmur against me. (Num. 14:27)
Psa. 106:25• 25But murmured in their tents, and hearkened not unto the voice of the Lord. (Psa. 106:25)
Matt. 20:11• 11And when they had received it, they murmured against the goodman of the house, (Matt. 20:11)
Mark 14:5• 5For it might have been sold for more than three hundred pence, and have been given to the poor. And they murmured against her. (Mark 14:5)
Acts 6:1• 1And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. (Acts 6:1)
1 Cor. 10:10• 10Neither murmur ye, as some of them also murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer. (1 Cor. 10:10)
James 5:9• 9Grudge not one against another, brethren, lest ye be condemned: behold, the judge standeth before the door. (James 5:9)
1 Peter 4:9• 9Use hospitality one to another without grudging. (1 Peter 4:9)
Jude 16• 16These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaketh great swelling words, having men's persons in admiration because of advantage. (Jude 16)
Prov. 13:10• 10Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom. (Prov. 13:10)
Prov. 15:17‑18• 17Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.
18A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.
(Prov. 15:17‑18)
Mark 9:33‑34• 33And he came to Capernaum: and being in the house he asked them, What was it that ye disputed among yourselves by the way?
34But they held their peace: for by the way they had disputed among themselves, who should be the greatest.
(Mark 9:33‑34)
Acts 15:2,7,39• 2When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem unto the apostles and elders about this question.
7And when there had been much disputing, Peter rose up, and said unto them, Men and brethren, ye know how that a good while ago God made choice among us, that the Gentiles by my mouth should hear the word of the gospel, and believe.
39And the contention was so sharp between them, that they departed asunder one from the other: and so Barnabas took Mark, and sailed unto Cyprus;
(Acts 15:2,7,39)
Rom. 12:18• 18If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. (Rom. 12:18)
Rom. 14:1• 1Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations. (Rom. 14:1)
Rom. 16:17• 17Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. (Rom. 16:17)
1 Cor. 1:10‑12• 10Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.
11For it hath been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by them which are of the house of Chloe, that there are contentions among you.
12Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.
(1 Cor. 1:10‑12)
1 Cor. 3:3‑5• 3For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk as men?
4For while one saith, I am of Paul; and another, I am of Apollos; are ye not carnal?
5Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?
(1 Cor. 3:3‑5)
2 Cor. 12:20• 20For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults: (2 Cor. 12:20)
Gal. 5:15,26• 15But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another.
26Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.
(Gal. 5:15,26)
Eph. 4:31‑32• 31Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
32And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
(Eph. 4:31‑32)
1 Thess. 5:13,15• 13And to esteem them very highly in love for their work's sake. And be at peace among yourselves.
15See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.
(1 Thess. 5:13,15)
1 Tim. 6:3‑5• 3If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;
4He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,
5Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.
(1 Tim. 6:3‑5)
Heb. 12:14• 14Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord: (Heb. 12:14)
James 1:20• 20For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God. (James 1:20)
James 3:14‑18• 14But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.
15This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.
16For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.
17But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
18And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.
(James 3:14‑18)
James 4:1• 1From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members? (James 4:1)
1 Peter 3:11• 11Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it. (1 Peter 3:11)
 It has been truly said, “God permits a groan, but never a grumble.” Again, we are to beware of “reasonings”, which might call in question God's way with us. (Philippians 2 by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

Do all things without murmurings and reasonings,

W. Kelly Translation

Do all things without murmurings and reasonings1;

WK Translation Notes

reasonings: διαλο. is used for "questionings" as well as "reasonings," and "disputes," and may be so used here. (Bible Treasury 14:380)