Parallel Verses

Noyes New Testament

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

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.

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.

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, did not regard it as a thing to be grasped at to be on an equality with God, 7 but made himself of no consideration, taking the form of a servant, and becoming like men; 8 and in what appertained to him appearing as a man, he humbled himself, and was obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.


Cross References

Matthew 20:28

even as the Son of man came not 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, full of grace and truth; and we beheld his glory, a glory as of an only begotten of a father.

John 1:14

And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, full of grace and truth; and we beheld his glory, a glory as of an only begotten of a father.

Romans 8:3

For what the Law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God hath done, who on account of sin sent his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and passed sentence of condemnation on sin in the flesh;

2 Corinthians 8:9

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be 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,

Galatians 4:4-7

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

Galatians 4:4-6

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

Galatians 4:4-14

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

Galatians 4:4-3

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

Galatians 4:4

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

Galatians 4:4

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

Galatians 4:4

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

Galatians 4:4

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

Mark 9:12

And he said to them, Elijah cometh first, and restoreth all things. And how hath it been written of the Son of man? that he must suffer many things, and be set at nought.

Romans 1:3

the gospel concerning his Son, who was born of the seed of David as to the flesh,

Romans 1:3

the gospel concerning his Son, who was born of the seed of David as to the flesh,

Romans 1:3-24

the gospel concerning his Son, who was born of the seed of David as to the flesh,

Matthew 12:18

"Behold my servant, whom I chose; my beloved, with whom my soul is well pleased; I will put my Spirit upon him, and he will declare judgment to the nations.

Mark 10:44-45

and whoever of you desireth to become first, will be servant of all;

Luke 22:27

For which is greater? he who reclineth at the table, or he who serveth? Is not he that reclineth at the table? But I am in the midst of you as he who serveth.

John 13:3-14

he, knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he came forth from God, and was going to God,

Romans 15:3

For Christ did not seek his own pleasure, but, as it is written, "The reproaches of those who reproached thee fell on me."

Romans 15:8

For I say that Christ became a minister to the circumcised for the sake of Gods truth, in order to make sure the promises given to the fathers;

Philippians 2:6

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,

Hebrews 2:9-18

But we see him who was made a little lower than the angels, Jesus, on account of the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor; that by the grace of God he might taste death for every one.

Hebrews 4:15

For we have not a highpriest who cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities, but one who hath in all points been tempted as we are, without sin.

Hebrews 12:2

looking to the author and perfecter of the faith, Jesus, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and hath sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Hebrews 13:3

Remember those in bonds, as bound with them; those in distress, as being yourselves also in the body.

Hebrews 13:3

Remember those in bonds, as bound with them; those in distress, as being yourselves also in the body.

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