Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown
I have learned—The I in Greek is emphatical. I leave it to others if they will, to be discontented. I, for my part, have learned, by the teaching of the Holy Spirit, and the dealings of Providence (Hebrews 5:8), to be content in every state.
content—The Greek, literally expresses "independent of others, and having sufficiency in one's self." But Christianity has raised the term above the haughty self-sufficiency of the heathen Stoic to the contentment of the Christian, whose sufficiency is not in self, but in God (II Corinthians 3:5; I Timothy 6:6, I Timothy 6:8; Hebrews 13:5; compare Jeremiah 2:36; Jeremiah 45:5).
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