Parallel Verses

Amplified

Brethren, together follow my example and observe those who live after the pattern we have set for you.

New American Standard Bible

Brethren, join in following my example, and observe those who walk according to the pattern you have in us.

King James Version

Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them which walk so as ye have us for an ensample.

Holman Bible

Join in imitating me, brothers, and observe those who live according to the example you have in us.

International Standard Version

Join together in imitating me, brothers, and pay close attention to those who live by the example we have set for you.

A Conservative Version

Brothers, become fellow-imitators of me, and watch those who so walk, just as ye have us for an example.

American Standard Version

Brethren, be ye imitators together of me, and mark them that so walk even as ye have us for an ensample.

An Understandable Version

Brothers, you people should join together in imitating me, and take note of those who are following my example.

Anderson New Testament

Be imitators of me, brethren, and observe those who thus walk as you have us for an example.

Bible in Basic English

Brothers, take me as your example, and take note of those who are walking after the example we have given.

Common New Testament

Brethren, join in following my example, and observe those who live according to the pattern you have in us.

Daniel Mace New Testament

tread in my steps, my brethren, and fix your eyes upon those who follow the example I give you.

Darby Translation

Be imitators all together of me, brethren, and fix your eyes on those walking thus as you have us for a model;

Godbey New Testament

Be ye my imitators, brethren, and mark those thus walking about as you have us an example.

Goodspeed New Testament

Follow my example, brothers, all of you, and notice those who follow the pattern we have set you.

John Wesley New Testament

Brethren, be ye followers together of me, and mark them who walk so as ye have us for an example.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Brethren, be imitators of me and consider those who so walk, as ye have us for a pattern.

Julia Smith Translation

Be ye imitators together of me, brethren, and observe narrowly those walking thus, as ye have us for a type.

King James 2000

Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them who so walk, since you have us for an example.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Become fellow imitators of me, brothers, and observe those who walk in this way, just as you have us [as] an example.

Modern King James verseion

Brothers, be imitators together of me, and mark those who walk this way, for you have us for a pattern.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Brethren, be followers of me, and look on them which walk even so, as ye have us for an example.

Moffatt New Testament

Copy me, brothers, one and all of you, and notice those who live by the example you get from me.

Montgomery New Testament

Brothers, be comrades in imitating me, and study those whose life and walk is according to the pattern I have set you.

NET Bible

Be imitators of me, brothers and sisters, and watch carefully those who are living this way, just as you have us as an example.

New Heart English Bible

Brothers, be imitators together of me, and note those who walk this way, even as you have us for an example.

Noyes New Testament

Brethren, be ye followers together of me, and mark those who walk as ye have us for an example.

Sawyer New Testament

Be followers of me, brothers, and observe those who walk so as you have us for an example.

The Emphasized Bible

Imitators together of me, become ye, brethren, and keep an eye on them who, thus, are walking, - even as ye have, us, for, an ensample.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Be ye imitators, brethren, of me, and eye attentively those who walk so as ye have us for an example.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Brothers, unite in following my example, and fix your eyes on those who are living by the pattern which we have set you.

Webster

Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them who walk so as ye have us for an example.

Weymouth New Testament

Brethren, vie with one another in imitating me, and carefully observe those who follow the example which we have set you.

Williams New Testament

Follow my example, brothers, and keep your eyes on those who practice living by the pattern we have set you.

World English Bible

Brothers, be imitators together of me, and note those who walk this way, even as you have us for an example.

Worrell New Testament

Brethren, become imitators together of me, and mark those who so walk, as ye have us as an example.

Worsley New Testament

Brethren, be imitators of me, and observe those that walk as ye have us for an example.

Youngs Literal Translation

become followers together of me, brethren, and observe those thus walking, according as ye have us -- a pattern;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

be
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

συμμιμητής 
Summimetes 
Usage: 1

of me
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

σκοπέω 
Skopeo 
Usage: 5

περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
walk, go, walk about, be occupied
Usage: 77

so as
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

ye have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

us
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us, we, our, us-ward 9, not tr
Usage: 170

for
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Philippians 3:17

References

American

Easton

Images Philippians 3:17

Prayers for Philippians 3:17

Context Readings

Imitate Me

16 Only let us hold true to what we have already attained and walk and order our lives by that. 17 Brethren, together follow my example and observe those who live after the pattern we have set for you. 18 For there are many, of whom I have often told you and now tell you even with tears, who walk (live) as enemies of the cross of Christ (the Anointed One).



Cross References

1 Corinthians 4:16

So I urge and implore you, be imitators of me.

1 Peter 5:3

Not domineering [as arrogant, dictatorial, and overbearing persons] over those in your charge, but being examples (patterns and models of Christian living) to the flock (the congregation).

Philippians 4:9

Practice what you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, and model your way of living on it, and the God of peace (of untroubled, undisturbed well-being) will be with you.

Psalm 37:37

Mark the blameless man and behold the upright, for there is a happy end for the man of peace.

Romans 16:17

I appeal to you, brethren, to be on your guard concerning those who create dissensions and difficulties and cause divisions, in opposition to the doctrine (the teaching) which you have been taught. [I warn you to turn aside from them, to] avoid them.

1 Corinthians 10:32-1

Do not let yourselves be [hindrances by giving] an offense to the Jews or to the Greeks or to the church of God [ do not lead others into sin by your mode of life];

1 Thessalonians 1:6

And you [set yourselves to] become imitators of us and [through us] of the Lord Himself, for you welcomed our message in [spite of] much persecution, with joy [inspired] by the Holy Spirit;

1 Thessalonians 2:10-14

You are witnesses, [yes] and God [also], how unworldly and upright and blameless was our behavior toward you believers [who adhered to and trusted in and relied on our Lord Jesus Christ].

2 Thessalonians 3:7

For you yourselves know how it is necessary to imitate our example, for we were not disorderly or shirking of duty when we were with you [we were not idle].

2 Thessalonians 3:9

[It was] not because we do not have a right [to such support], but [we wished] to make ourselves an example for you to follow.

2 Thessalonians 3:14

But if anyone [in the church] refuses to obey what we say in this letter, take note of that person and do not associate with him, so that he may be ashamed.

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no one despise or think less of you because of your youth, but be an example (pattern) for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity.

Hebrews 13:7

Remember your leaders and superiors in authority [for it was they] who brought to you the Word of God. Observe attentively and consider their manner of living (the outcome of their well-spent lives) and imitate their faith ( their conviction that God exists and is the Creator and Ruler of all things, the Provider and Bestower of eternal salvation through Christ, and their leaning of the entire human personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness).

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