Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. The Vulgate Latin and Arabic versions join it with the following clause, "in every prayer and supplication"; but the grammatical construction of the words will not admit of such a version; it is best to understand it of every thing, or case, which should be brought to God; whether it be of a temporal or spiritual kind, relating to body or soul, to ourselves or others, to our families, relations, and acquaintance, the church, or the world: by prayer and supplication: which may include all sorts of prayer, mental or vocal, private or public, ordinary or extraordinary, and every part of prayer: prayer may design petition, or asking for good things that are wanted; and "supplication", a deprecating of evils that are feared; though these two are often used together for the same thing, for prayer in general: which ought always to be accompanied. Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. The "NIV" and "New International Version" are trademarks registeredin the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.®. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Font Size. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. $3.99 a month puts a library of commentaries, study notes, and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. When we pray for the supply of our wants, we may be thankful for that kind providence which has hitherto befriended us; when we pray for restoration from sickness, we may be thankful for the health we have hitherto enjoyed, and for God‘s merciful interposition in the former days of trial, and for his goodness in now sparing our lives; when we pray that our children and friends may be preserved from danger and death, we may remember how often God has interposed to save them; when, oppressed with a sense of sin, we pray for pardon, we have abundant cause of thanksgiving that there is a glorious way by which we may be saved. 6 Do not be anxious about anything,(A) but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.(B). Through its worldwide reach, Biblica engages people with God's Word so that their lives are transformed through a relationship with Jesus Christ. (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. The Syriac and Ethiopic versions render it, "in every time": always, constantly, every day, as often as there is opportunity, and need requires. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. All rights reserved worldwide. And let your souls be found in this exercise, or in the disposition in which this exercise can be performed, at all times, on all occasions, and in all places. Biblica provides God's Word to people through translation, publishing and Bible engagement in Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, and North America.