Parallel Verses

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;

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 emptied Himself [without renouncing or diminishing His deity, but only temporarily giving up the outward expression of divine equality and His rightful dignity] by assuming the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men [He became completely human but was without sin, being fully God and fully man].

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;

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.

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.

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,

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

Prayers for Philippians 2:7

Context Readings

Christ's Humiliation And Exaltation

6 who, being in the form of God, thought it not usurpation to be equal with God, 7 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; 8 he humbled himself, being obedient even unto death, yea, the death of the cross.


Cross References

Matthew 20:28

as the Son of man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give His soul a ransom for many.

John 1:14

The Word was made flesh, and tented among us (and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten with the Father), full of grace and truth.

John 1:14

The Word was made flesh, and tented among us (and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten with the Father), full of grace and truth.

Romans 8:3

For there was an impotency of the law, in which it was weak through depravity, God having sent his own Son in the likeness of the sin of depravity and for sin, condemned sin in depravity:

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, being rich, for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be made rich.

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, being rich, for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be made rich.

2 Corinthians 8:9-7

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, being rich, for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be made rich.

2 Corinthians 8:9-6

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, being rich, for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be made rich.

2 Corinthians 8:9-14

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, being rich, for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be made rich.

2 Corinthians 8:9-3

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, being rich, for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be made rich.

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, being rich, for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be made rich.

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, being rich, for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be made rich.

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, being rich, for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be made rich.

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, being rich, for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be made rich.

Mark 9:12

He responding said to them, Elijah indeed having first come, restores all things: and how has it been written in reference to the Son of man, that he should suffer many things, and be set at naught?

Romans 1:3

concerning his Son, having been born of the seed of David according to the flesh;

Romans 1:3

concerning his Son, having been born of the seed of David according to the flesh;

Romans 1:3-24

concerning his Son, having been born of the seed of David according to the flesh;

Matthew 12:18

Behold, my servant whom I have chosen; my beloved in whom my soul took delight: I will place my Spirit upon Him, and He will proclaim judgment to the Gentiles.

Mark 10:44-45

and whosoever of you may wish to be first, shall be the slave of all:

Luke 22:27

For which is the greater, he that sitteth at the table, or the waiter? is not the one sitting? but I am in the midst of you as the waiter.

John 13:3-14

knowing that the Father has given all things into His hands, and He came out from God, and is going away to God,

Romans 15:3

for Christ did not please himself; but, as has been written, The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell on me.

Romans 15:8

For I say that Christ has been made minister of circumcision for the truth of God, that he might confirm the promises of the fathers,

Philippians 2:6

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

Hebrews 2:9-18

But we see Jesus humiliated somewhat in comparison with the angels, having been crowned with glory and honor on account of the suffering of death, in order that by the grace of God he might taste death for every one.

Hebrews 4:15

For we have not a high priest who is not able to be touched with our infirmities; but one having been tempted as to all things like unto us, apart from sin.

Hebrews 12:2

looking unto Jesus the beginner and perfecter of our faith; who for the joy that was placed before him, endured the cross, looking with contempt at the shame, and has sat down on the right hand of the throne of God.

Hebrews 13:3

Remember those bound, as having been bound along with them; those suffering persecutions, as you yourselves being also in the body.

Hebrews 13:3

Remember those bound, as having been bound along with them; those suffering persecutions, as you yourselves being also in the body.

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