Parallel Verses

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.

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.

A Conservative Version

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

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 ye one another's burden; and so fulfill the law of Christ. 3 If any man seem to himself that he is somewhat, when indeed he is nothing, the same deceiveth himself in his imagination. 4 Let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in his own self, and not in another.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no man deceive himself. If any man seem wise among you, let him be a fool in this world, that he may be wise.

2 Corinthians 12:11

I am made a fool in boasting myself. Ye have compelled me: I ought to have been commended of you. For in nothing was I inferior unto the chief apostles, though I be nothing:

Romans 12:3

For I say, through the grace that unto me is given, to every man among you: that no man esteem of himself more than it becometh him to esteem - But that he discreetly judge of himself according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.

1 Corinthians 8:2

If any man think that he knoweth anything, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought to know.

Galatians 2:6

Of them which seemed to be great - what they were in time passed it maketh no matter to me: God looketh on no man's person - nevertheless they seemed great, added nothing to me:

Proverbs 25:14

Whoso maketh great boasts and giveth nothing, is like clouds and wind without rain.

Proverbs 26:12

If thou seest a man that is wise in his own conceit, there is more hope in a fool than in him.

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, 'God, I thank thee that I am not as other men are; extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or as this publican.

Romans 12:16

Be of like affection one towards another. Be not high minded, but make yourselves equal to them of the lower sort. Be not wise in your own opinions.

1 Corinthians 13:2

And though I could prophesy, and understood all secrets, and all knowledge: yea, if I had all faith so that I could move mountains out of their places, and yet had no love, I were nothing.

2 Corinthians 3:5

not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as it were of ourselves; but our ableness cometh of God;

2 Timothy 3:13

But the evil men and deceivers, shall wax worse and worse, while they deceive, and are deceived themselves.

James 1:22

And see that ye be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves with sophistry.

James 1:26

If any man among you seem devout, and refrain not his tongue: but deceive his own heart, this man's devotion is in vain.

1 John 1:8

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

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