Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;

King James Version

For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:

Holman Bible

but our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.

International Standard Version

Our citizenship, however, is in heaven, and it is from there that we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus, the Messiah.

A Conservative Version

For our citizenship exists in the heavens, from which also we await a Savior, Lord Jesus Christ,

American Standard Version

For our citizenship is in heaven; whence also we wait for a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:

Amplified

But we are citizens of the state (commonwealth, homeland) which is in heaven, and from it also we earnestly and patiently await [the coming of] the Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) [as] Savior,

An Understandable Version

But we are [really] citizens of heaven and we are waiting for a Savior [to return] from there, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Anderson New Testament

But our citizenship is in heaven, whence also we look for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Bible in Basic English

For our country is in heaven; from where the Saviour for whom we are waiting will come, even the Lord Jesus Christ:

Common New Testament

But our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;

Daniel Mace New Testament

but we are the denisons of heaven, from whence we expect the saviour Jesus Christ our Lord.

Darby Translation

for our commonwealth has its existence in the heavens, from which also we await the Lord Jesus Christ as Saviour,

Godbey New Testament

For our citizenship is in the heavens; whence we are indeed looking for our Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:

Goodspeed New Testament

But the commonwealth to which we belong is in heaven, and from it we are eagerly awaiting the coming of a savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.

John Wesley New Testament

who mind earthly things) For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For our citizenship is in heaven, from where we also look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:

Julia Smith Translation

For our citizenship is in the heavens; from whence we also expect the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:

King James 2000

For our citizenship is in heaven; from which also we look for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For our commonwealth exists in heaven, from which also we eagerly await a savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Modern King James verseion

For our citizenship is in Heaven, from which also we are looking for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But our conversation is in heaven, from whence we look for a saviour, even the Lord Jesus Christ,

Moffatt New Testament

But we are a colony of heaven, and we wait for the Saviour who comes from heaven, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Montgomery New Testament

But commonwealth is in heaven; and it is from heaven also that we are anxiously awaiting a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ,

NET Bible

But our citizenship is in heaven -- and we also await a savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ,

New Heart English Bible

For our citizenship is in heaven, from where we also wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;

New simplified Bible

However, our citizenship is in heaven. We also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.

Noyes New Testament

For the country of which we are citizens is heaven, whence also we wait for a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Sawyer New Testament

But our kingdom is in heaven, from which also we expect the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ,

The Emphasized Bible

For, our citizenship, in the heavens, hath its rise; wherefore, a Saviour also, do we ardently await, - The Lord Jesus Christ, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But our conversation is in heaven as its citizens, from whence also we are expecting the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Twentieth Century New Testament

But the State of which we are citizens is in Heaven; and it is from Heaven that we are eagerly looking for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Webster

For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ:

Weymouth New Testament

We, however, are free citizens of Heaven, and we are waiting with longing expectation for the coming from Heaven of a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Williams New Testament

But we are citizens of the republic in heaven, from which we are eagerly waiting for our Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ.

World English Bible

For our citizenship is in heaven, from where we also wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;

Worrell New Testament

For our citizenship is in Heaven, whence also we are waiting for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;

Worsley New Testament

from whence also we expect the Saviour, our Lord Jesus Christ: who will change our vile body,

Youngs Literal Translation

For our citizenship is in the heavens, whence also a Saviour we await -- the Lord Jesus Christ --

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our , us , we , not tr ,
Usage: 388

πολίτευμα 
Politeuma 
Usage: 1

is
ὑπάρχω 
Huparcho 
be , have , live , after , not tr
Usage: 41

in
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of , from , out of , by , on , with ,
Usage: 709

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980


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

we look
ἀπεκδέχομαι 
Apekdechomai 
Usage: 7

for the Saviour
σωτήρ 
Soter 
Usage: 24

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Lord , lord , master , sir , Sir ,
Usage: 643

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Devotionals

Devotionals about Philippians 3:20

Devotionals containing Philippians 3:20

Images Philippians 3:20

Context Readings

Imitate Me

19 whose end is destruction, whose god is their appetite, and whose glory is in their shame, who set their minds on earthly things. 20 For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ; 21 who will transform the body of our humble state into conformity with the body of His glory, by the exertion of the power that He has even to subject all things to Himself.



Cross References

Ephesians 2:19

So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God's household,

1 Corinthians 1:7

so that you are not lacking in any gift, awaiting eagerly the revelation of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Acts 1:11

They also said, "Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into the sky? This Jesus, who has been taken up from you into heaven, will come in just the same way as you have watched Him go into heaven."

Hebrews 12:22

But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels,

Psalm 16:11

You will make known to me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; In Your right hand there are pleasures forever.

Psalm 17:15

As for me, I shall behold Your face in righteousness; I will be satisfied with Your likeness when I awake.

Psalm 73:24-26

With Your counsel You will guide me, And afterward receive me to glory.

Proverbs 15:24

The path of life leads upward for the wise That he may keep away from Sheol below.

Isaiah 26:1-2

In that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah: "We have a strong city; He sets up walls and ramparts for security.

Matthew 6:19-21

"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.

Matthew 19:21

Jesus said to him, "If you wish to be complete, go and sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me."

Luke 12:21

"So is the man who stores up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God."

Luke 12:32-34

"Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has chosen gladly to give you the kingdom.

Luke 14:14

and you will be blessed, since they do not have the means to repay you; for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous."

2 Corinthians 4:18-1

while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen; for the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal.

2 Corinthians 5:8

we are of good courage, I say, and prefer rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord.

Galatians 4:26

But the Jerusalem above is free; she is our mother.

Ephesians 2:6

and raised us up with Him, and seated us with Him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus,

Philippians 1:10

so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ;

Philippians 1:18-21

What then? Only that in every way, whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is proclaimed; and in this I rejoice. Yes, and I will rejoice,

Colossians 1:5

because of the hope laid up for you in heaven, of which you previously heard in the word of truth, the gospel

Colossians 3:1-3

Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

1 Thessalonians 1:10

and to wait for His Son from heaven, whom He raised from the dead, that is Jesus, who rescues us from the wrath to come.

1 Thessalonians 4:16

For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.

2 Thessalonians 1:7-8

and to give relief to you who are afflicted and to us as well when the Lord Jesus will be revealed from heaven with His mighty angels in flaming fire,

2 Timothy 4:8

in the future there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day; and not only to me, but also to all who have loved His appearing.

Titus 2:13

looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus,

Hebrews 9:28

so Christ also, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time for salvation without reference to sin, to those who eagerly await Him.

Hebrews 10:34-35

For you showed sympathy to the prisoners and accepted joyfully the seizure of your property, knowing that you have for yourselves a better possession and a lasting one.

1 Peter 1:3-4

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

2 Peter 3:12-14

looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be destroyed by burning, and the elements will melt with intense heat!

Revelation 1:7

BEHOLD, HE IS COMING WITH THE CLOUDS, and every eye will see Him, even those who pierced Him; and all the tribes of the earth will mourn over Him. So it is to be. Amen.

Revelation 21:10-27

And he carried me away in the Spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me the holy city, Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God,



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