Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For we are the circumcision, men who worship in spirit to God, and who boast in Christ Jesus, and not being confident in flesh.

New American Standard Bible

for we are the true circumcision, who worship in the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in the flesh,

King James Version

For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.

Holman Bible

For we are the circumcision, the ones who serve by the Spirit of God, boast in Christ Jesus, and do not put confidence in the flesh—

International Standard Version

For it is we who are the circumcision we who worship in the Spirit of God and find our joy in the Messiah Jesus. We have not placed any confidence in the flesh,

American Standard Version

for we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God, and glory in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh:

Amplified

for we [who are born-again have been reborn from above—spiritually transformed, renewed, set apart for His purpose and] are the true circumcision, who worship in the Spirit of God and glory and take pride and exult in Christ Jesus and place no confidence [in what we have or who we are] in the flesh—

An Understandable Version

For we [Christians] are the [true] circumcision [i.e., the real "Jews" in God's eyes. See Rom. 2:28-29]. We worship by means of God's Holy Spirit [i.e., are empowered and motivated by the Holy Spirit], and boast in [the person and work of] Christ Jesus, and [we] place no confidence in the flesh [i.e., in any outward ritual or status for salvation].

Anderson New Testament

For we are the circumcision, who worship God in spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh;

Bible in Basic English

For we are the circumcision, who give worship to God and have glory in Jesus Christ, and have no faith in the flesh:

Common New Testament

For we are the true circumcision, who worship in the Spirit of God, and glory in Christ Jesus, and put no confidence in the flesh,

Daniel Mace New Testament

for we are the genuine sons of Abraham, who worship God in the spiritual manner, and value no other dependance than that on Jesus Christ, without confiding in any external advantages:

Darby Translation

For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God, and boast in Christ Jesus, and do not trust in flesh.

Godbey New Testament

For we are the circumcision, who serve the Spirit of God, and boast in Christ Jesus, also having no confidence in the flesh:

Goodspeed New Testament

We are the true circumcision, who worship God by his Spirit, priding ourselves only on Christ Jesus, and not relying on physical advantages,

John Wesley New Testament

beware of the concision, For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the spirit, and glory in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.

Julia Smith Translation

For we are the circumcision, serving God in spirit, and boasting in Christ Jesus, and not trusting in the flesh.

King James 2000

For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For we are the circumcision, the ones who worship by the Spirit of God and boast in Christ Jesus and do not [put] confidence in the flesh,

Modern King James verseion

For we are the circumcision who worship God in the spirit and rejoice in Christ Jesus and have no confidence in the flesh;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For we are circumcision which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh:

Moffatt New Testament

We are the true Circumcision, we who worship God in spirit, we who pride ourselves on Christ Jesus, we who rely upon no outward privilege.

Montgomery New Testament

For we are the true circumcision, who worship God in the spirit, and make our boast in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in outward rites,

NET Bible

For we are the circumcision, the ones who worship by the Spirit of God, exult in Christ Jesus, and do not rely on human credentials

New Heart English Bible

For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the Spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh;

Noyes New Testament

For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God, and glory in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh;

Sawyer New Testament

We are the circumcision, who serve God in spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and trust not in the flesh,

The Emphasized Bible

For, we, are the circumcision, who in the Spirit of God, are doing divine service, and are boasting in Christ Jesus, and, not in flesh, having confidence, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For we are the circumcision, who serve God in spirit, and glory in Christ Jesus, and put no confidence in the flesh.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For it is we who are the circumcised--we whose worship is prompted by the Spirit of God, who exult in Christ Jesus, and who do not rely upon external privileges;

Webster

For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.

Weymouth New Testament

For we are the true circumcision--we who render to God a spiritual worship and make our boast in Christ Jesus and have no confidence in outward ceremonies:

Williams New Testament

For we are the true circumcision, who by the Spirit of God worship Him, who take pride in Christ Jesus only, and do not rely on outward privileges,

World English Bible

For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the Spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh;

Worrell New Testament

For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God, and glory in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in flesh:

Worsley New Testament

For we are of the true circumcision, who worship God in spirit, rejoicing in Christ Jesus, and having no confidence in the flesh.

Youngs Literal Translation

for we are the circumcision, who by the Spirit are serving God, and glorying in Christ Jesus, and in flesh having no trust,

Interlinear

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

we
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we, us, we ourselves
Usage: 120

are
ἐσμέν 
Esmen 
Usage: 50

περιτομή 
Peritome 
Usage: 34

λατρεύω 
Latreuo 
Usage: 19

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

in the spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

and



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

καυχάομαι 
Kauchaomai 
Usage: 37

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

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

πείθω 
Peitho 
Usage: 52

no
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

πείθω 
Peitho 
Usage: 52

Devotionals

Devotionals about Philippians 3:3

Images Philippians 3:3

Prayers for Philippians 3:3

Context Readings

Warning Against Evil Workers

2 Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workmen, beware of the excision. 3 For we are the circumcision, men who worship in spirit to God, and who boast in Christ Jesus, and not being confident in flesh. 4 Although (I having confidence also in flesh) if any other man seems to be confident in the flesh, I more:


Cross References

Colossians 2:11

In whom also ye were circumcised a circumcision not made with hands, in the removal of the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of the Christ.

Jude 1:20

But ye beloved, building up yourselves in your most holy faith, praying in Holy Spirit,

Genesis 17:5-11

Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham, for I have made thee the father of a multitude of nations.

Deuteronomy 10:16

Circumcise therefore the foreskin of your heart, and be no more stiff-necked.

Deuteronomy 30:6

And LORD thy God will circumcise thy heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love LORD thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, that thou may live.

Psalm 105:3

Glory ye in his holy name. Let the heart of those who seek LORD rejoice.

Isaiah 45:25

In LORD all the seed of Israel shall be justified, and shall glory.

Isaiah 45:25

In LORD all the seed of Israel shall be justified, and shall glory.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus says LORD: Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, nor let the mighty man glory in his might. Let not the rich man glory in his riches,

Jeremiah 9:26

Egypt, and Judah, and Edom, and the sons of Ammon, and Moab, and all who have the corners [of their hair] cut off, who dwell in the wilderness. For all the nations are uncircumcised, and all the house of Israel are uncircumcised in

Malachi 1:11

For from the rising of the sun even to the going down of the same, my name [is] great among the Gentiles. And in every place incense [is] offered to my name, and a pure offering. For my name [is] great among the Gentiles, says LORD

John 4:23-24

But an hour comes, and now is, when the TRUE worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for also the Father seeks such kind who worship him.

Romans 1:9

For God is my witness whom I serve in my spirit in the good-news of his Son, how unceasingly I make mention of you always in my prayers,

Romans 2:25-29

For circumcision is indeed beneficial if thou perform law, but if thou are a transgressor of law, thy circumcision has become uncircumcision.

Romans 4:11-12

And he received the sign of circumcision, as a seal of the righteousness of his faith during uncircumcision, for him to be father of all those who believe during uncircumcision (for righteousness to also be imputed to them),

Romans 7:6

But now we have been released from the law, having died to what we were held, so as for us to serve in newness of spirit, and not in oldness of a document.

Romans 8:15

For ye did not receive a spirit of bondage again for fear, but ye received a spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.

Romans 8:26-27

And likewise also the Spirit helps our weaknesses, for we know not what we would pray for as we ought, but the Spirit itself intercedes for us with inexpressible groanings.

Romans 15:17

I have therefore a boast in Christ Jesus in things toward God.

1 Corinthians 1:29-31

so that no flesh may boast before God.

Galatians 5:25

If we live in Spirit, we should also march in Spirit.

Galatians 6:13-15

For not even those who have been circumcised themselves keep law, but they want you to be circumcised, so that they may boast in thy flesh.

Ephesians 6:18

praying through every prayer and entreaty at every time in spirit, and being alert in this same thing in all perseverance and entreaty for all the sanctified,

Philippians 3:4-9

Although (I having confidence also in flesh) if any other man seems to be confident in the flesh, I more:

1 Peter 1:23-25

begotten again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, through the word of God that lives and remains into the age.

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