Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For if some man presumes to be something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

New American Standard Bible

For if anyone thinks he is something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

King James Version

For if a man think himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.

Holman Bible

For if anyone considers himself to be something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

International Standard Version

For if anyone thinks he is something when he is really nothing, he is only fooling himself.

American Standard Version

For if a man thinketh himself to be something when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.

Amplified

For if anyone thinks he is something [special] when [in fact] he is nothing [special except in his own eyes], he deceives himself.

An Understandable Version

For any person who thinks he is someone [important], when he is really nothing, is self-deceived.

Anderson New Testament

For if any one think himself to be something when he is nothing, he deceives himself:

Bible in Basic English

For if a man has an idea that he is something when he is nothing, he is tricked by himself.

Common New Testament

For if anyone thinks he is something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for if a man thinks himself to be considerable, when he is not, he deceives himself.

Darby Translation

For if any man reputes himself to be something, being nothing, he deceives himself;

Godbey New Testament

For if any one seems to be something, being nothing, he deceives himself.

Goodspeed New Testament

For if anyone thinks he is somebody when he is really nobody, he is deceiving himself.

John Wesley New Testament

For if any man think himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.

Julia Smith Translation

For if any think to be something, being nothing, he deceives himself.

King James 2000

For if a man thinks himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For if anyone thinks he is something [although he] is nothing, he is deceiving himself.

Modern King James verseion

For if anyone thinks himself to be something, being nothing, he deceives himself.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If any man seem to himself that he is somewhat, when indeed he is nothing, the same deceiveth himself in his imagination.

Moffatt New Testament

If anyone imagines he is somebody, he is deceiving himself, for he is nobody;

Montgomery New Testament

If a man fancies himself to be somebody when he is really nobody he is deceiving himself.

NET Bible

For if anyone thinks he is something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

New Heart English Bible

For if a man thinks himself to be something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Noyes New Testament

For if a man thinketh himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.

Sawyer New Testament

For if any one thinks he is something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

The Emphasized Bible

For, if any one thinketh he is something, when he is, nothing, he deceiveth himself;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For if any man conceits that he is something when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.

Twentieth Century New Testament

If a man imagines himself to be somebody, when he is really nobody, he deceives himself.

Webster

For if a man thinketh himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.

Weymouth New Testament

For if there is any one who thinks himself to be somebody when he is nobody, he is deluding himself.

Williams New Testament

For if anybody thinks he is somebody when really he is nobody, he deceives himself.

World English Bible

For if a man thinks himself to be something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Worrell New Testament

For, if any one thinks himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Worsley New Testament

For if any one thinketh that he is something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.

Youngs Literal Translation

for if any one doth think himself to be something -- being nothing -- himself he doth deceive;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

a man
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

δοκέω 
Dokeo 
Usage: 45

himself to be
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

when he is
ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

μηδείς μηδεμία μηδέν 
medeis 
no man, nothing, no, none, not, anything,
Usage: 79

φρεναπατάω 
Phrenapatao 
Usage: 1

Verse Info

Context Readings

Carry One Another's Burdens

2 Bear the burdens of each other, and so fulfill the law of the Christ. 3 For if some man presumes to be something when he is nothing, he deceives himself. 4 But let each man examine his own work, and then he will have the boast in himself alone and not in the other man.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let not one man deceive himself. If any man among you seems to be wise in this age, let him become foolish so that he may become wise.

2 Corinthians 12:11

I have become foolish, boasting. Ye compelled me, for I ought to have been commended by you. For I came short in nothing of those, superlative apostles, even though I am nothing.

Romans 12:3

For I say, through the grace that was given me, to every man who is among you, not to over think beyond what he ought to think, but to think so as to think soundly, as God has apportioned to each man a measure of faith.

1 Corinthians 8:2

If any man presumes to know anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know.

Galatians 2:6

But from those who were reputed to be something (what kind they were formerly, it makes no difference to me, God does not accept a personage of man), for those who were of repute added nothing to me,

Proverbs 25:14

Clouds and wind without rain, [is] he who boasts himself of his gifts falsely.

Proverbs 26:12

See thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope for a fool than of him.

Luke 18:11

Having stood by himself, the Pharisee prayed these things: God, I thank thee that I am not as the rest of men, predatory, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector.

Romans 12:16

thinking the same way toward each other, not thinking on lofty things, but accommodating to the lowly. Become not wise according to yourselves,

1 Corinthians 13:2

And if I have prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so as to remove mountains, and have not love, I am nothing.

2 Corinthians 3:5

not that we are sufficient of ourselves to reckon anything as from ourselves, but our sufficiency is from God,

2 Timothy 3:13

But evil men and impostors will go forward to worse, leading astray and being led astray.

James 1:22

But become ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

James 1:26

If any man among you seems to be religious, not bridling his tongue but deceiving his heart, this man's religion is futile.

1 John 1:8

If we say that we have no sin, we lead ourselves astray, and the truth is not in us.

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