Parallel Verses

Moffatt New Testament

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

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;

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.

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.

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 Though he was divine by nature, he did not set store upon equality with God 7 but emptied himself by taking the nature of a servant; born in human guise 8 and appearing in human form, he humbly stooped in his obedience even to die, and to die upon the cross.


Cross References

Matthew 20:28

just as the Son of man has not come to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

John 1:14

So the Logos became flesh and tarried among us; we have seen his glory ??glory such as an only son enjoys from his father ??seen it to be full of grace and reality.

John 1:14

So the Logos became flesh and tarried among us; we have seen his glory ??glory such as an only son enjoys from his father ??seen it to be full of grace and reality.

Romans 8:3

For God has done what the Law, weakened here by the flesh, could not do; by sending his own Son in the guise of sinful flesh, to deal with sin, he condemned sin in the flesh,

2 Corinthians 8:9

(You know how gracious our Lord Jesus Christ was; rich though he was, he became poor for the sake of you, that by his poverty you might be rich.)

Galatians 4:4

but when the time had fully expired, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,

Galatians 4:4-7

but when the time had fully expired, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,

Galatians 4:4-6

but when the time had fully expired, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,

Galatians 4:4-14

but when the time had fully expired, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,

Galatians 4:4-3

but when the time had fully expired, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,

Galatians 4:4

but when the time had fully expired, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,

Galatians 4:4

but when the time had fully expired, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,

Galatians 4:4

but when the time had fully expired, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,

Galatians 4:4

but when the time had fully expired, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,

Mark 9:12

He said to them, "Elijah does come first, to restore all things; but what is written about the Son of man as well? This, that he is to endure great suffering and be rejected.

Romans 1:3

concerning his Son, who was born of David's offspring by natural descent

Romans 1:3

concerning his Son, who was born of David's offspring by natural descent

Romans 1:3-24

concerning his Son, who was born of David's offspring by natural descent

Matthew 12:18

Here is my servant whom I have selected, my Beloved in whom my soul delights; I will invest him with my Spirit, and he will proclaim religion to the Gentiles.

Mark 10:44-45

and whoever of you wants to be first must be your slave;

Luke 22:27

Which is the greatest, guest or servant? Is it not the guest? But I am among you as a servant.

John 13:3-14

the Father had put everything into his hands ??knowing that he had come from God and was going to God,

Romans 15:3

Christ certainly did not please himself, but, as it is written, The reproaches of those who denounced Thee have fallen upon me. ??4 All such words were written of old for our instruction, that by remaining stedfast and drawing encouragement from the scriptures we may cherish hope.

Romans 15:8

Christ, I mean, became a servant to the circumcised in order to prove God's honesty by fulfilling His promises to the fathers,

Philippians 2:6

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

Hebrews 2:9-18

what we do see is Jesus who was put lower than the angels for a little while to suffer death, and who has been crowned with glory and honour that by God's grace he might taste death for everyone.

Hebrews 4:15

for ours is no high priest who is incapable of sympathizing with our weaknesses, but one who has been tempted in every respect like ourselves, yet without sinning.

Hebrews 12:2

our eyes fixed upon Jesus as the pioneer and the perfection of faith ??upon Jesus who, in order to reach his own appointed joy, steadily endured the cross, thinking nothing of its shame, and is now seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

Hebrews 13:3

Remember prisoners, as if you were in prison yourselves; remember those who are being ill-treated, since you too are in the body.

Hebrews 13:3

Remember prisoners, as if you were in prison yourselves; remember those who are being ill-treated, since you too are in the body.

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