Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

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

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.

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.

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 Always carry one another's burdens, and so obey the whole of Christ's Law. 3 For if there is any one who thinks himself to be somebody when he is nobody, he is deluding himself. 4 But let every man scrutinize his own conduct, and then he will find out, not with reference to another but with reference to himself, what he has to boast of.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no one deceive himself. If any man imagines that he is wise, compared with the rest of you, with the wisdom of the present age, let him become "foolish" so that he may be wise.

2 Corinthians 12:11

It is foolish of me to write all this, but you have compelled me to do so. Why, you ought to have been my vindicators; for in no respect have I been inferior to these superlatively great Apostles, even though in myself I am nothing.

Romans 12:3

For through the authority graciously given to me I warn every individual among you not to value himself unduly, but to cultivate sobriety of judgement in accordance with the amount of faith which God has allotted to each one.

1 Corinthians 8:2

If any one imagines that he already possesses any true knowledge, he has as yet attained to no knowledge of the kind to which he ought to have attained;

Galatians 2:6

From those leaders I gained nothing new. Whether they were men of importance or not, matters nothing to me--God recognizes no external distinctions. To me, at any rate, the leaders imparted nothing new.

Galatians 2:6

From those leaders I gained nothing new. Whether they were men of importance or not, matters nothing to me--God recognizes no external distinctions. To me, at any rate, the leaders imparted nothing new.

Galatians 2:6

From those leaders I gained nothing new. Whether they were men of importance or not, matters nothing to me--God recognizes no external distinctions. To me, at any rate, the leaders imparted nothing new.

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee, standing erect, prayed as follows by himself: "'O God, I thank Thee that I am not like other people--I am not a thief nor a cheat nor an adulterer, nor do I even resemble this tax-gatherer.

Romans 12:16

Have full sympathy with one another. Do not give your mind to high things, but let humble ways content you. Do not be wise in your own conceits.

1 Corinthians 13:2

If I possess the gift of prophecy and am versed in all mysteries and all knowledge, and have such absolute faith that I can remove mountains, but am destitute of Love, I am nothing.

2 Corinthians 3:5

not that of ourselves we are competent to decide anything by our own reasonings, but our competency comes from God.

2 Timothy 3:13

But bad men and impostors will go on from bad to worse, misleading and being misled.

James 1:22

But prove yourselves obedient to the Message, and do not be mere hearers of it, imposing a delusion upon yourselves.

James 1:26

If a man thinks that he is scrupulously religious, although he is not curbing his tongue but is deceiving himself, his religious service is worthless.

1 John 1:8

If we claim to be already free from sin, we lead ourselves astray and the truth has no place in our hearts.

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