Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

but emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men.

King James Version

But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men:

Holman Bible

Instead He emptied Himself by assuming the form of a slave, taking on the likeness of men. And when He had come as a man in His external form,

International Standard Version

Instead, poured out in emptiness, a servant's form did he possess, a mortal man becoming. In human form he chose to be,

A Conservative Version

But he emptied himself, having taken a form of a bondman, having become in a likeness of men.

American Standard Version

but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men;

Amplified

But stripped Himself [of all privileges and rightful dignity], so as to assume the guise of a servant (slave), in that He became like men and was born a human being.

An Understandable Version

Instead, He gave up what He had and took on the form [i.e., the nature] of a slave, becoming like a man, [and even] His appearance was found to be like a man's.

Anderson New Testament

but he divested himself by taking the form of a servant, and being made in the likeness of men:

Bible in Basic English

But he made himself as nothing, taking the form of a servant, being made like men;

Common New Testament

but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men.

Daniel Mace New Testament

by assuming the form of a servant: being made in the likeness of men,

Darby Translation

but emptied himself, taking a bondman's form, taking his place in the likeness of men;

Godbey New Testament

but he humbled himself, having taken the form of a servant, being in the likeness of men; and having been found in fashion like a man;

Goodspeed New Testament

but laid it aside to take on the nature of a slave and become like other men.

John Wesley New Testament

Yet emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

but emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, made in the likeness of men,

Julia Smith Translation

But emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, born in the likeness of men:

King James 2000

But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men:

Lexham Expanded Bible

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,

Modern King James verseion

but made Himself of no reputation, and took upon Himself the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nevertheless, he made himself of no reputation, and took on him the shape of a servant, and became like unto men, and was found in his apparel as a man.

Moffatt New Testament

but emptied himself by taking the nature of a servant; born in human guise

Montgomery New Testament

but emptied himself of his glory by taking the form of a slave, when he was born in the likeness of men.

NET Bible

but emptied himself by taking on the form of a slave, by looking like other men, and by sharing in human nature.

New Heart English Bible

but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men.

New simplified Bible

He emptied (humbled) himself by taking the form of a servant. He was made in the likeness of men.

Noyes New Testament

but made himself of no consideration, taking the form of a servant, and becoming like men;

Sawyer New Testament

but he abased himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of man,

The Emphasized Bible

But, himself, emptied, taking, a servant's form, coming to be, in men's likeness;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

but emptied himself, assuming the form of a servant, made after the similitude of mortal men;

Twentieth Century New Testament

But impoverished himself by taking the nature of a servant and becoming like men;

Webster

But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men:

Weymouth New Testament

Nay, He stripped Himself of His glory, and took on Him the nature of a bondservant by becoming a man like other men.

Williams New Testament

but He laid it aside as He took on the nature of a slave and became like other men.

World English Bible

but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men.

Worrell New Testament

but emptied Himself, taking a slave's form, coming to be in the likeness of men;

Worsley New Testament

Yet He emptied himself, assuming the form of a servant, when made in the likeness of men:

Youngs Literal Translation

but did empty himself, the form of a servant having taken, in the likeness of men having been made,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but , yea , yet , nevertheless , howbeit , nay , therefore , save , not tr ,
Usage: 461

κενόω 
Kenoo 
make void , make of none effect , make of no reputation , be in vain
Usage: 5

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

of no reputation
κενόω 
Kenoo 
make void , make of none effect , make of no reputation , be in vain
Usage: 5

and took upon him
λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive , take , have , catch , not tr ,
Usage: 178

the form
μορφή 
Morphe 
Usage: 3

of a servant
δοῦλος 
Doulos 
Usage: 65

and was made
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be , come to pass , be made , be done , come , become , God forbid , arise , have , be fulfilled , be married to , be preferred , not tr , , vr done
Usage: 531

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

the likeness
ὁμοίωμα 
Homoioma 
Usage: 6

Devotionals

Devotionals about Philippians 2:7

Devotionals containing Philippians 2:7

Images Philippians 2:7

Context Readings

Christ's Humiliation And Exaltation

6 who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped, 7 but emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men. 8 Being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.


Cross References

Matthew 20:28

just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many."

John 1:14

And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.

Isaiah 42:1

"Behold, My Servant, whom I uphold; My chosen one in whom My soul delights I have put My Spirit upon Him; He will bring forth justice to the nations.

Romans 8:3

For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich.

Galatians 4:4

But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,

Isaiah 49:6-7

He says, "It is too small a thing that You should be My Servant To raise up the tribes of Jacob and to restore the preserved ones of Israel; I will also make You a light of the nations So that My salvation may reach to the end of the earth."

Isaiah 50:5-6

The Lord GOD has opened My ear; And I was not disobedient Nor did I turn back.

Isaiah 52:13-14

Behold, My servant will prosper, He will be high and lifted up and greatly exalted.

Isaiah 53:2-3

For He grew up before Him like a tender shoot, And like a root out of parched ground; He has no stately form or majesty That we should look upon Him, Nor appearance that we should be attracted to Him.

Isaiah 53:11

As a result of the anguish of His soul, He will see it and be satisfied; By His knowledge the Righteous One, My Servant, will justify the many, As He will bear their iniquities.

Daniel 9:26

"Then after the sixty-two weeks the Messiah will be cut off and have nothing, and the people of the prince who is to come will destroy the city and the sanctuary And its end will come with a flood; even to the end there will be war; desolations are determined.

Zechariah 3:8

'Now listen, Joshua the high priest, you and your friends who are sitting in front of you--indeed they are men who are a symbol, for behold, I am going to bring in My servant the Branch.

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; He is just and endowed with salvation, Humble, and mounted on a donkey, Even on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

Mark 9:12

And He said to them, "Elijah does first come and restore all things. And yet how is it written of the Son of Man that He will suffer many things and be treated with contempt?

Romans 1:3

concerning His Son, who was born of a descendant of David according to the flesh,

Isaiah 49:3

He said to Me, "You are My Servant, Israel, In Whom I will show My glory."

Ezekiel 34:23-24

"Then I will set over them one shepherd, My servant David, and he will feed them; he will feed them himself and be their shepherd.

Matthew 12:18

"BEHOLD, MY SERVANT WHOM I HAVE CHOSEN; MY BELOVED IN WHOM MY SOUL is WELL-PLEASED; I WILL PUT MY SPIRIT UPON HIM, AND HE SHALL PROCLAIM JUSTICE TO THE GENTILES.

Mark 10:44-45

and whoever wishes to be first among you shall be slave of all.

Luke 22:27

"For who is greater, the one who reclines at the table or the one who serves? Is it not the one who reclines at the table? But I am among you as the one who serves.

John 13:3-14

Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He had come forth from God and was going back to God,

Romans 15:3

For even Christ did not please Himself; but as it is written, "THE REPROACHES OF THOSE WHO REPROACHED YOU FELL ON ME."

Romans 15:8

For I say that Christ has become a servant to the circumcision on behalf of the truth of God to confirm the promises given to the fathers,

Philippians 2:6

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

Hebrews 2:9-18

But we do see Him who was made for a little while lower than the angels, namely, Jesus, because of the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, so that by the grace of God He might taste death for everyone.

Hebrews 4:15

For we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin.

Hebrews 12:2

fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Hebrews 13:3

Remember the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated, since you yourselves also are in the body.

Psalm 22:6

But I am a worm and not a man, A reproach of men and despised by the people.



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