Parallel Verses

Moffatt New Testament

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

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 selfishness or empty conceit [through factional motives, or strife], but with [an attitude of] humility [being neither arrogant nor self-righteous], regard others as more important than 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.

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,

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 --

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

Prayers for Philippians 2:3

Context Readings

Humility And Unity

2 I pray you to give me the utter joy of knowing you are living in harmony, with the same feelings of love, with one heart and soul, 3 never acting for private ends or from vanity, but humbly considering each other the better man, 4 and each with an eye to the interests of others as well as to his own.


Cross References

Romans 12:10

Put affection into your love for the brotherhood; be forward to honour one another;

Ephesians 5:21

Be subject to one another out of reverence for Christ.

Galatians 5:26

let us have no vanity, no provoking, no envy of one another.

Ephesians 4:2

with perfect modesty and gentleness, showing forbearance to one another patiently, zealous in love

1 Peter 5:5

You younger men must also submit to the presbyters. Indeed you must all put on the apron of humility to serve one another, for the haughty God opposes, but to the humble he gives grace.

Luke 14:7-11

He also told a parable to the guests, when he observed how they picked out the best places.

Luke 18:14

I tell you, he went home accepted by God rather than the other man; for everyone who uplifts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be uplifted."

1 Corinthians 3:3

you are still worldly. For with jealousy and quarrels in your midst, are you not worldly, are you not behaving like ordinary men?

1 Timothy 6:4

is a conceited, ignorant creature, with a morbid passion for controversy and argument which only leads to envy, dissension, insults, insinuations,

James 3:14-16

But if you are cherishing bitter jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, do not pride yourselves on that ??and be false to the truth.

James 4:5-6

What, do you consider this is an idle word of scripture? ??'He yearns jealously for the spirit he set within us.')

James 4:5

What, do you consider this is an idle word of scripture? ??'He yearns jealously for the spirit he set within us.')

Romans 13:13

let us live decorously as in the open light of day ??no revelry or bouts of drinking, no debauchery or sensuality, no quarrelling or jealousy.

1 Corinthians 15:9

For I am the very least of the apostles, unfit to bear the name of apostle, since I persecuted the church of God.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I am afraid I may perhaps come and find you are not what I could wish, while you may find I am not what you could wish; I am afraid of finding quarrels, jealousy, temper, rivalry, slanders, gossiping, arrogance, and disorder ??21 afraid that when I come back to you, my God may humiliate me before you, and I may have to mourn for many who sinned some time ago and yet have never repented of the impurity, the sexual vice, and the sensuality which they have practised.

Galatians 5:15

(whereas, if you snap at each other and prey upon each other, take care in case you destroy one another).

Galatians 5:20-21

idolatry, magic, quarrels, dissension, jealousy, temper, rivalry, factions, party-spirit,

Philippians 1:15-17

Some of them, it is true, are actually preaching Christ from envy and rivalry, others from goodwill;

Philippians 2:14

In all that you do, avoid grumbling and disputing,

Colossians 3:8

but off with them all now, off with anger, rage, malice, slander, foul talk!

1 Peter 2:1-2

So off with all malice, all guile and insincerity and envy and slander of every kind!

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