Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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 though he existed in the form of God did not regard equality with God as something to be grasped, 7 but emptied himself by taking on the form of a slave, by looking like other men, and by sharing in human nature. 8 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 as a ransom for many."

John 1:14

Now the Word became flesh and took up residence among us. We saw his glory -- the glory of the one and only, full of grace and truth, who came from the Father.

Isaiah 42:1

"Here is my servant whom I support, my chosen one in whom I take pleasure. I have placed my spirit on him; he will make just decrees for the nations.

Romans 8:3

For God achieved what the law could not do because it was weakened through the flesh. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and concerning sin, he condemned sin in the flesh,

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that although he was rich, he became poor for your sakes, so that you by his poverty could become rich.

Galatians 4:4

But when the appropriate time had come, God sent out his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,

Isaiah 49:6-7

he says, "Is it too insignificant a task for you to be my servant, to reestablish the tribes of Jacob, and restore the remnant of Israel? I will make you a light to the nations, so you can bring my deliverance to the remote regions of the earth."

Isaiah 50:5-6

The sovereign Lord has spoken to me clearly; I have not rebelled, I have not turned back.

Isaiah 52:13-14

"Look, my servant will succeed! He will be elevated, lifted high, and greatly exalted --

Isaiah 53:2-3

He sprouted up like a twig before God, like a root out of parched soil; he had no stately form or majesty that might catch our attention, no special appearance that we should want to follow him.

Isaiah 53:11

Having suffered, he will reflect on his work, he will be satisfied when he understands what he has done. "My servant will acquit many, for he carried their sins.

Daniel 9:26

Now after the sixty-two weeks, an anointed one will be cut off and have nothing. As for the city and the sanctuary, the people of the coming prince will destroy them. But his end will come speedily like a flood. Until the end of the war that has been decreed there will be destruction.

Zechariah 3:8

Listen now, Joshua the high priest, both you and your colleagues who are sitting before you, all of you are a symbol that I am about to introduce my servant, the Branch.

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion! Shout, daughter of Jerusalem! Look! Your king is coming to you: he is legitimate and victorious, humble and riding on a donkey -- on a young donkey, the foal of a female donkey.

Mark 9:12

He said to them, "Elijah does indeed come first, and restores all things. And why is it written that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be despised?

Romans 1:3

concerning his Son who was a descendant of David with reference to the flesh,

Isaiah 49:3

He said to me, "You are my servant, Israel, through whom I will reveal my splendor."

Ezekiel 34:23-24

I will set one shepherd over them, and he will feed them -- namely, my servant David. He will feed them and will be their shepherd.

Matthew 12:18

"Here is my servant whom I have chosen, the one I love, in whom I take great delight. I will put my Spirit on him, and he will proclaim justice to the nations.

Mark 10:44-45

and whoever wants to be first among you must be the slave of all.

Luke 22:27

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

John 13:3-14

Because Jesus knew that the Father had handed all things over to him, and that he had come from God and was going back to God,

Romans 15:3

For even Christ did not please himself, but just as it is written, "The insults of those who insult you have fallen on me."

Romans 15:8

For I tell you that Christ has become a servant of the circumcised on behalf of God's truth to confirm the promises made to the fathers,

Philippians 2:6

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

Hebrews 2:9-18

but we see Jesus, who was made lower than the angels for a little while, now crowned with glory and honor because he suffered death, so that by God's grace he would experience death on behalf of everyone.

Hebrews 4:15

For we do not have a high priest incapable of sympathizing with our weaknesses, but one who has been tempted in every way just as we are, yet without sin.

Hebrews 12:2

keeping our eyes fixed on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith. For the joy set out for him he endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of God.

Hebrews 13:3

Remember those in prison as though you were in prison with them, and those ill-treated as though you too felt their torment.

Psalm 22:6

But I am a worm, not a man; people insult me and despise me.

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