Parallel Verses

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—

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.

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,

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.

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 [Christians] are the true circumcision, who worship God in spirit and by the Spirit of God and exult and glory and pride ourselves in Jesus Christ, and put no confidence or dependence [on what we are] in the flesh and on outward privileges and physical advantages and external appearances -- "

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For we are the circumcision, who serve God in spirit and glory in Christ Jesus, having 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 Watch out for “dogs,” watch out for evil workers, watch out for those who mutilate the flesh. 3 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— 4 although I once also had confidence in the flesh. If anyone else thinks he has grounds for confidence in the flesh, I have more:


Cross References

Colossians 2:11

You were also circumcised in Him with a circumcision not done with hands, by putting off the body of flesh, in the circumcision of the Messiah.

Jude 1:20

But you, dear friends, as you build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit,

Genesis 17:5-11

Your name will no longer be Abram, but your name will be Abraham, for I will make you the father of many nations.

Deuteronomy 10:16

Therefore, circumcise your hearts and don’t be stiff-necked any longer.

Deuteronomy 30:6

The Lord your God will circumcise your heart and the hearts of your descendants, and you will love Him with all your heart and all your soul so that you will live.

Psalm 105:3

Honor His holy name;
let the hearts of those who seek Yahweh rejoice.

Isaiah 45:25

All the descendants of Israel
will be justified and find glory through the Lord.

Jeremiah 4:4

Circumcise yourselves to the Lord;
remove the foreskin of your hearts,
men of Judah and residents of Jerusalem.
Otherwise, My wrath will break out like fire
and burn with no one to extinguish it
because of your evil deeds.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

This is what the Lord says:The wise man must not boast in his wisdom;
the strong man must not boast in his strength;
the wealthy man must not boast in his wealth.

Jeremiah 9:26

Egypt, Judah, Edom, the Ammonites, Moab, and all the inhabitants of the desert who clip the hair on their temples. All these nations are uncircumcised, and the whole house of Israel is uncircumcised in heart.”

Malachi 1:11

“For My name will be great among the nations, from the rising of the sun to its setting. Incense and pure offerings will be presented in My name in every place because My name will be great among the nations,” says Yahweh of Hosts.

John 4:23-24

But an hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth. Yes, the Father wants such people to worship Him.

Romans 1:9

For God, whom I serve with my spirit in telling the good news about His Son, is my witness that I constantly mention you,

Romans 2:25-29

For circumcision benefits you if you observe the law, but if you are a lawbreaker, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.

Romans 4:11-12

And he received the sign of circumcision as a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while still uncircumcised. This was to make him the father of all who believe but are not circumcised, so that righteousness may be credited to them also.

Romans 7:6

But now we have been released from the law, since we have died to what held us, so that we may serve in the new way of the Spirit and not in the old letter of the law.

Romans 8:15

For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption, by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father!”

Romans 8:26-27

In the same way the Spirit also joins to help in our weakness, because we do not know what to pray for as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with unspoken groanings.

Romans 15:17

Therefore I have reason to boast in Christ Jesus regarding what pertains to God.

1 Corinthians 1:29-31

so that no one can boast in His presence.

Galatians 5:25

Since we live by the Spirit, we must also follow the Spirit.

Galatians 6:13-15

For even the circumcised don’t keep the law themselves; however, they want you to be circumcised in order to boast about your flesh.

Ephesians 6:18

Pray at all times in the Spirit with every prayer and request, and stay alert in this with all perseverance and intercession for all the saints.

Philippians 3:4-9

although I once also had confidence in the flesh. If anyone else thinks he has grounds for confidence in the flesh, I have more:

1 Peter 1:23-25

since you have been born again—not of perishable seed but of imperishable—through the living and enduring word of God.

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