Philippians 2:3



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves;

King James Version

Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.

International Standard Version

Do not act out of selfish ambition or conceit, but with humility think of others as being better than yourselves.

A Conservative Version

in nothing according to selfish ambition or empty conceit, but in humility considering each other surpassing yourselves.

American Standard Version

doing nothing through faction or through vainglory, but in lowliness of mind each counting other better than himself;

Amplified

Do nothing from factional motives [through contentiousness, strife, selfishness, or for unworthy ends] or prompted by conceit and empty arrogance. Instead, in the true spirit of humility (lowliness of mind) let each regard the others as better than and superior to himself [thinking more highly of one another than you do of yourselves].

An Understandable Version

Do not do anything from rivalry or from empty conceit, but in humility, consider others better than yourselves.

Anderson New Testament

doing nothing in strife and vain glory, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself.

Bible in Basic English

Doing nothing through envy or through pride, but with low thoughts of self let everyone take others to be better than himself;

Common New Testament

Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Do nothing out of a spirit of contention, or for vain-glory, but modestly look upon others as if they were better than yourselves.

Darby Translation

let nothing be in the spirit of strife or vain glory, but, in lowliness of mind, each esteeming the other as more excellent than themselves;

Godbey New Testament

that nothing is to be according to self-seeking nor according to vain glory, but in humility esteeming one another better than yourselves;

Goodspeed New Testament

Do not act for selfish ends or from vanity, but modestly treat one another as your superiors.

Holman Bible

Do nothing out of rivalry or conceit, but in humility consider others as more important than yourselves.

John Wesley New Testament

Do nothing through strife or vain-glory, but in lowliness of mind, esteem each the others better than themselves.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory, but in humility let each esteem others better than themselves,

Julia Smith Translation

Nothing by hired labor, or vainglory; but in lowliness the leaders hold each other above themselves.

King James 2000

Let nothing be done through strife or vain glory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than themselves.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[Do] nothing according to selfish ambition or according to empty conceit, but in humility considering one another better than yourselves,

Modern King James verseion

Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than themselves.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that nothing be done through strife or vain glory, but that in meekness of mind every man esteem others better than himself,

Moffatt New Testament

never acting for private ends or from vanity, but humbly considering each other the better man,

Montgomery New Testament

Do nothing out of strife, nothing out of vanity, but let each one in true humility consider the others to be of more account than himself.

NET Bible

Instead of being motivated by selfish ambition or vanity, each of you should, in humility, be moved to treat one another as more important than yourself.

New Heart English Bible

doing nothing through rivalry or through conceit, but in humility, each counting others better than himself;

New simplified Bible

Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility consider others more important than you.

Noyes New Testament

doing nothing in the spirit of faction, or in the spirit of vainglory, but in humility esteeming others as better than yourselves;

Sawyer New Testament

Do nothing in strife or vain glory, but in humility let each esteem others better than himself,

The Emphasized Bible

Nothing by way of faction, nothing by way of vain-glory, - but, in lowliness of mind, accounting, one another, superior to yourselves, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let nothing be done contentiously or vain-gloriously; but in humility reckoning others superior to yourselves.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Nothing should be done in a factious spirit or from vanity, but each of you should with all humility regard others as of more account than himself,

Webster

Let nothing be done through strife or vain glory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.

Weymouth New Testament

Do nothing in a spirit of factiousness or of vainglory, but, with true humility, let every one regard the rest as being of more account than himself;

Williams New Testament

Stop acting from motives of selfish strife or petty ambition, but in humility practice treating one another as your superiors.

World English Bible

doing nothing through rivalry or through conceit, but in humility, each counting others better than himself;

Worrell New Testament

doing nothing through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind, each esteeming others better than himself;

Worsley New Testament

Do nothing through strife or vain-glory, but in lowliness of mind each esteeming others better than themselves.

Youngs Literal Translation

nothing in rivalry or vain-glory, but in humility of mind one another counting more excellent than yourselves --

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μηδείς μηδεμία μηδέν 
medeis 
no man , nothing , no , none , not , anything ,
Usage: 79

κατά 
Kata 
according to , after , against , in , by , daily , as ,
Usage: 428

ἐριθεία 
Eritheia 
Usage: 7

or
ἤ 
or , than , either , or else , nor , not tr ,
Usage: 199

κενοδοξία 
Kenodoxia 
Usage: 1

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but , yea , yet , nevertheless , howbeit , nay , therefore , save , not tr ,
Usage: 461

ταπεινοφροσύνη 
Tapeinophrosune 
Usage: 7

ἡγέομαι 
hegeomai 
Usage: 27

ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

ἡγέομαι 
hegeomai 
Usage: 27

ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

ὑπερέχω 
Huperecho 
Usage: 5

Devotionals

Devotionals about Philippians 2:3

Images Philippians 2:3

Context Readings

Humility And Unity

2 make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose. 3 Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves; 4 do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others.


Cross References

Romans 12:10

Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;

Ephesians 5:21

and be subject to one another in the fear of Christ.

Galatians 5:26

Let us not become boastful, challenging one another, envying one another.

Ephesians 4:2

with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love,

1 Peter 5:5

You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE.

Luke 14:7-11

And He began speaking a parable to the invited guests when He noticed how they had been picking out the places of honor at the table, saying to them,

Luke 18:14

"I tell you, this man went to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted."

1 Corinthians 3:3

for you are still fleshly. For since there is jealousy and strife among you, are you not fleshly, and are you not walking like mere men?

1 Timothy 6:4

he is conceited and understands nothing; but he has a morbid interest in controversial questions and disputes about words, out of which arise envy, strife, abusive language, evil suspicions,

James 3:14-16

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth.

James 4:5-6

Or do you think that the Scripture speaks to no purpose: "He jealously desires the Spirit which He has made to dwell in us"?

Proverbs 13:10

Through insolence comes nothing but strife, But wisdom is with those who receive counsel.

Romans 13:13

Let us behave properly as in the day, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and sensuality, not in strife and jealousy.

1 Corinthians 15:9

For I am the least of the apostles, and not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I am afraid that perhaps when I come I may find you to be not what I wish and may be found by you to be not what you wish; that perhaps there will be strife, jealousy, angry tempers, disputes, slanders, gossip, arrogance, disturbances;

Galatians 5:15

But if you bite and devour one another, take care that you are not consumed by one another.

Galatians 5:20-21

idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions,

Philippians 1:15-17

Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ even from envy and strife, but some also from good will;

Philippians 2:14

Do all things without grumbling or disputing;

Colossians 3:8

But now you also, put them all aside: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and abusive speech from your mouth.

1 Peter 2:1-2

Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander,



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