Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

who, existing in the form of God, did not consider being equal with God something to be grasped,

New American Standard Bible

who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped,

King James Version

Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:

Holman Bible

who, existing in the form of God,
did not consider equality with God
as something to be used for His own advantage.

International Standard Version

In God's own form existed he, and shared with God equality, deemed nothing needed grasping.

A Conservative Version

who, existing in the form of God, did not consider being equal to God something to seize and hold.

American Standard Version

who, existing in the form of God, counted not the being on an equality with God a thing to be grasped,

Amplified

Who, although being essentially one with God and in the form of God [ possessing the fullness of the attributes which make God God], did not think this equality with God was a thing to be eagerly grasped or retained,

An Understandable Version

He existed in the form of God [i.e., He shared God's very nature], but did not consider [remaining] equal with God something [to continue] to hold onto.

Anderson New Testament

who, being in the form of God, did not think it an act of robbery to be equal with God;

Bible in Basic English

To whom, though himself in the form of God, it did not seem that to take for oneself was to be like God;

Common New Testament

who, though he was in the form of God, did not consider equality with God a thing to be grasped,

Daniel Mace New Testament

who tho' he was the image of God, did not affect to appear with divine majesty, but divested himself thereof,

Darby Translation

who, subsisting in the form of God, did not esteem it an object of rapine to be on an equality with God;

Godbey New Testament

who, being in the form of God, thought it not usurpation to be equal with God,

Goodspeed New Testament

Though he possessed the nature of God, he did not grasp at equality with God,

John Wesley New Testament

Who being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God,

Julia Smith Translation

Who, being in the form of God, thought not robbery to be equal to God

King James 2000

Who, being in the form of God, thought it not a thing to be grasped to be equal with God:

Modern King James verseion

who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Which, being in the shape of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God.

Moffatt New Testament

Though he was divine by nature, he did not set store upon equality with God

Montgomery New Testament

who, though from the beginning he had the nature of God, did not reckon equality with God something to be forcibly retained,

NET Bible

who though he existed in the form of God did not regard equality with God as something to be grasped,

New Heart English Bible

who, existing in the form of God, did not consider equality with God a thing to be grasped,

Noyes New Testament

who, being in the form of God, did not regard it as a thing to be grasped at to be on an equality with God,

Sawyer New Testament

who being in the form of God thought it not a robbery to be equal with God;

The Emphasized Bible

Who, in form of God, subsisting, not, a thing to be seized, accounted the being equal with God,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

who being in the form of God counted it no usurpation to claim equality with God:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Though the divine nature was his from the beginning, yet he did not look upon equality with God as above all things to be clung to,

Webster

Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:

Weymouth New Testament

Although from the beginning He had the nature of God He did not reckon His equality with God a treasure to be tightly grasped.

Williams New Testament

Though He was existing in the nature of God, He did not think His being on an equality with God a thing to be selfishly grasped,

World English Bible

who, existing in the form of God, didn't consider equality with God a thing to be grasped,

Worrell New Testament

Who, existing originally in the form of God, accounted it not a prize to he equal with God.

Worsley New Testament

who being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be as God.

Youngs Literal Translation

who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal to God,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Who
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ὑπάρχω 
Huparcho 
be, have, live, after, not tr
Usage: 41

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the form
μορφή 
Morphe 
Usage: 3

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

thought it
ἡγέομαι 
hegeomai 
Usage: 27

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἁρπαγμός 
Harpagmos 
Usage: 1

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

ἴσος 
Isos 
Usage: 6

Devotionals

Devotionals about Philippians 2:6

Devotionals containing Philippians 2:6

Images Philippians 2:6

Prayers for Philippians 2:6

Context Readings

Christ's Humiliation And Exaltation

5 Think this in yourselves which [was] also in Christ Jesus, 6 who, existing in the form of God, did not consider being equal with God something to be grasped, 7 but emptied himself [by] taking the form of a slave, [by] becoming in the likeness of people. And being found in appearance like a man,


Cross References

John 5:18

So on account of this the Jews were seeking even more to kill him, because he not only was breaking the Sabbath, but also was calling God his own Father, [thus] making himself equal with God.

John 10:33

The Jews answered him, "We are not going to stone you concerning a good deed, but concerning blasphemy, and because you, [although you] are a man, make yourself [to be] God!"

2 Corinthians 4:4

among whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, so that they would not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

Joshua 5:13-15

And it happened, when Joshua was by Jericho, {he looked up}, and he saw a man standing {opposite him} [with] his sword drawn in his hand. And Joshua went to him and said, "Are you with us, or with our adversaries?"

Isaiah 7:14

Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Look! the virgin [is] with child and she is about to give birth [to] a son, and she shall call his name 'God with us.'

Isaiah 8:8

And he will sweep into Judah; he will overflow and he will flood up to [the] neck. He will reach, and {he will spread his wings out over your entire land}, God with us."

1 Timothy 3:16

And most certainly, great is the mystery of godliness: Who was revealed in the flesh, was vindicated by the Spirit, was seen by angels, was proclaimed among the Gentiles, was believed on in the world, was taken up in glory.

Hebrews 1:3

who is the radiance of his glory and the representation of his essence, sustaining all [things] by the word of power. [When he] had made purification for sins through him, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

Genesis 32:24-30

And Jacob remained alone, and a man wrestled with him until the breaking of the dawn.

Genesis 48:15-16

And he blessed Joseph and said, "The God before whom my fathers, Abraham and Isaac, walked, The God who shepherded me {all my life} unto this day,

Isaiah 9:6

For a child has been born for us; a son has been given to us. And the dominion will be on his shoulder, and his name is called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Jeremiah 23:6

In his days Judah will be saved, and Israel will dwell {in safety}, and this [is] his name [by] which he will be called: 'Yahweh [is] our righteousness.'

Ezekiel 8:2-6

and I saw, and look! A figure like [the] appearance of a man; from the appearance of his waist and below [was] fire, and from his waist and {upward} [was] like [the] appearance of brightness, like the {outward appearance of} amber.

Hosea 12:3-5

In the womb he deceived his brother, and in his manhood he struggled with God.

Micah 5:2

But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, [too] small to be among the clans of Judah, from you one will go out for me, to be ruler in Israel; and his origins [are] from of old, from ancient days.

Zechariah 13:7

"O sword, awake against my shepherd, against [the] man [who is] my associate," {declares} Yahweh of hosts. "Strike the shepherd, so that the sheep may be scattered, and I will turn my hand against the small [ones].

Matthew 1:23

"Behold, the virgin {will become pregnant} and will give birth to a son, and they will call his name Emmanuel," which is translated, "God with us."

John 1:1-2

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 1:18

No one has seen God at any time; the one and only, God, the one who is in the bosom of the Father--that one has made [him] known.

John 5:23

in order that all [people] will honor the Son, just as they honor the Father. The one who does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent him.

John 8:58-59

Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly I say to you, before Abraham was, I am!"

John 10:30

The Father and I are one."

John 10:38

But if I am doing [them], even if you do not believe me, believe the deeds, so that you may know and understand that the Father [is] in me and I [am] in the Father."

John 14:9

Jesus said to him, "Am I with you so long a time and you have not known me, Philip? The one who has seen me has seen the Father! How can you say, 'Show us the Father?'

John 14:28

You have heard that I said to you, 'I am going away, and I am coming to you.' If you loved me, you would have rejoiced that I am going to the Father, because the Father is greater than I [am].

Romans 9:5

[to] whom [belong] the patriarchs, and from whom [is] the Christ according to human descent, who is God over all, blessed {forever}! Amen.

Colossians 1:15-16

who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation,

1 Timothy 1:17

Now to the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, to the only God, [be] honor and glory {forever and ever}. Amen.

Titus 2:13

looking forward to the blessed hope and the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ,

Hebrews 1:6

And again, when he brings the firstborn into the world, he says, "And let all [the] angels of God worship him."

Hebrews 1:8

but concerning the Son, "Your throne, O God, [is] {forever and ever}, and the scepter of righteous [is the] scepter of your kingdom.

Hebrews 13:8

Jesus Christ [is] the same yesterday and today and {forever}.

Revelation 1:17-18

And when I saw him, I fell at his feet like a dead person, and he placed his right hand on me, saying, "Do not be afraid! I am the first and the last,

Revelation 21:6

And he said to me, "It is done! I [am] the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. To the one who is thirsty I will give [water] from the spring of the water of life freely.

John 17:5

And now, Father, you glorify me {at your side} with the glory that I had {at your side} before the world existed.

John 20:28

Thomas answered and said to him, "My Lord and my God!"

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