Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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.

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 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;

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

in lowliness of mind
ταπεινοφροσύνη 
Tapeinophrosune 
Usage: 7

let
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 then fulfill my joy, that you may be like-minded, having the same love, being of one accord and of one mind. 3 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than themselves. 4 Do not let each man look upon his own things, but each man also on the things of others.


Cross References

Romans 12:10

in brotherly love to one another, loving fervently, having led one another in honor.

Ephesians 5:21

submitting yourselves to one another in the fear of God.

Galatians 5:26

Let us not become glory-seeking, provoking one another, envying one another.

Ephesians 4:2

with all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering, forbearing one another in love,

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise, younger ones, be subject to older ones, and all being subject to one another. Put on humility. For God resists proud ones, but He gives grace to the humble.

Luke 14:7-11

And He put forth a parable to those who were invited, when He noted how they chose out the chief places, saying to them,

Luke 18:14

I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other. For everyone who exalts himself shall be abased, and he who humbles himself shall be exalted.

1 Corinthians 3:3

For you are yet carnal. For in that there is among you envyings and strife and divisions, are you not carnal, and do you not walk according to men?

1 Timothy 6:4

he is proud, knowing nothing. He is sick concerning doubts and arguments, from which comes envy, strife, evil speakings, evil suspicions,

James 3:14-16

But if you have bitter jealousy and strife in your hearts, do not glory and lie against the truth.

James 4:5-6

Do you think that the Scripture says in vain, The spirit that dwells in us yearns to envy?

Proverbs 13:10

Only by pride comes argument, but with those who take advice is wisdom.

Romans 13:13

Let us walk becomingly, as in the day; not in carousings and drinking; not in co-habitation and lustful acts; not in strife and envy.

1 Corinthians 15:9

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

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear, lest somehow coming I might not find you as I wish, and that I shall be found by you such as you might not wish; lest somehow there be strifes, envyings, angers, contentions, backbitings, whisperings, proud thoughts, tumults;

Galatians 5:15

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

Galatians 5:20-21

idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, fightings, jealousies, angers, rivalries, divisions, heresies,

Philippians 1:15-17

Some indeed even preach Christ because of envy and strife, and some also of good will.

Philippians 2:14

Do all things without murmurings and disputings,

Colossians 3:8

But now also put off all these things: anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, shameful speech out of your mouth.

1 Peter 2:1-2

Therefore laying aside all malice and all guile and hypocrisies and envyings, and all evil speakings,



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