Parallel Verses

Godbey New Testament

in reference to zeal, persecuting the church, according to righteousness which was in the law being blameless.

New American Standard Bible

as to zeal, a persecutor of the church; as to the righteousness which is in the Law, found blameless.

King James Version

Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; touching the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.

Holman Bible

regarding zeal, persecuting the church; regarding the righteousness that is in the law, blameless.

International Standard Version

As for my zeal, I was a persecutor of the church. As far as righteousness in the Law is concerned, I was blameless.

A Conservative Version

regarding zeal, persecuting the church; regarding the righteousness in law, having become blameless.

American Standard Version

as touching zeal, persecuting the church; as touching the righteousness which is in the law, found blameless.

Amplified

as to my zeal [for Jewish tradition], a persecutor of the church; and as to righteousness [supposed right living] which [my fellow Jews believe] is in the Law, I proved myself blameless.

An Understandable Version

As far as enthusiasm is concerned, I persecuted the church; as far as being righteous according to the law of Moses is concerned, I was without just blame.

Anderson New Testament

as it respects zeal, persecuting the church; as it respects righteousness which is by law, blameless.

Bible in Basic English

In bitter hate I was cruel to the church; I kept all the righteousness of the law to the last detail.

Common New Testament

as to zeal, a persecutor of the church; as to righteousness under the law, blameless.

Daniel Mace New Testament

if zeal is to be regarded, I persecuted the church; if the integrity prescrib'd by the law, I am without reproach;

Darby Translation

as to zeal, persecuting the assembly; as to righteousness which is in the law, found blameless;

Goodspeed New Testament

as to my zeal, I was a persecutor of the church; and by the Law's standard of uprightness, no fault could be found with me.

John Wesley New Testament

persecuting the church, touching the righteousness, which is by the law, blameless.

Julia Smith Translation

For zeal, driving out the church; for justice in the law, not to be found fault with.

King James 2000

Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.

Lexham Expanded Bible

according to zeal persecuting the church, according to the righteousness in the law being blameless.

Modern King James verseion

concerning zeal, persecuting the church; regarding the righteousness in the Law, blameless.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and as concerning ferventness I persecuted the congregation, and as touching the righteousness which is in the law, I was unrebukable.

Moffatt New Testament

in point of ardour a persecutor of the church, immaculate by the standard of legal righteousness.

Montgomery New Testament

as to zeal, a persecutor of the church; as to the righteousness which comes through law, blameless.

NET Bible

In my zeal for God I persecuted the church. According to the righteousness stipulated in the law I was blameless.

New Heart English Bible

concerning zeal, persecuting the church; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, found blameless.

Noyes New Testament

as to zeal, persecuting the church; as to the righteousness which is in the Law, blameless.

Sawyer New Testament

as to zeal persecuting the church, as to righteousness by the law being blameless.

The Emphasized Bible

Regarding zeal, persecuting the assembly, regarding the righteousness that is in law, having become blameless.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

respecting the law, a Pharisee; with regard to zeal, persecuting the church; as touching the righteousness which is by the law, blameless.

Twentieth Century New Testament

As to zeal, I was a persecutor of the Church; as to such righteousness as is due to Law, I proved myself blameless.

Webster

Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; with respect to the righteousness which is by the law, blameless.

Weymouth New Testament

as to zeal, a persecutor of the Church; as to the righteousness which comes through Law, blameless.

Williams New Testament

by the standard set by zeal, I was a persecutor of the church, and measured by the uprightness reached by keeping the law, I was faultless.

World English Bible

concerning zeal, persecuting the assembly; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, found blameless.

Worrell New Testament

as to zeal, persecuting the assembly: as to the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.

Worsley New Testament

as to zeal persecuting the church, as to the righteousness of the law blameless: but those things,

Youngs Literal Translation

according to zeal persecuting the assembly! according to righteousness that is in law becoming blameless!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

ζῆλος 
Zelos 
Usage: 17

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

the church
ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 93

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

is
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 law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Philippians 3:6

References

Images Philippians 3:6

Prayers for Philippians 3:6

Context Readings

Righteousness Through Christ

5 in circumcision the eighth day, of the race of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of the Hebrews; as touching the law, a Pharisee; 6 in reference to zeal, persecuting the church, according to righteousness which was in the law being blameless. 7 Those things which were gained to me, these I counted loss for the sake of Christ.


Cross References

Acts 8:3

But Saul was laying waste the church, entering into the houses, and arresting men and women, he committed them to prison.

Acts 22:3-4

And he says, I am Jewish man, having been born in Tarsus of Cilicia, having been brought up in this city, educated at the feet of Gamaliel according to the accuracy of patristic law, being a zealot of God, as you all are this day;

Acts 26:9-10

Moreover indeed, I thought to myself that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus the Nazarene:

Galatians 1:13-14

For you have heard of my life formerly in Judaism, that I was persecuting the church of God exceedingly, and destroying it:

Galatians 1:13

For you have heard of my life formerly in Judaism, that I was persecuting the church of God exceedingly, and destroying it:

Galatians 1:13

For you have heard of my life formerly in Judaism, that I was persecuting the church of God exceedingly, and destroying it:

Matthew 5:20

For I say unto you, that if your righteousness may not abound more than that of the scribes and Pharisees, you can not enter into the kingdom of the heavens.

Matthew 23:25

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because you purify the exterior of the cup and the plate, and within they are full of extortion and impurity.

Mark 10:20-21

And he said to Him, Teacher, I have kept all these from my youth.

Luke 1:6

And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord, blameless.

Acts 9:1-19

But Saul, still breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, having come to the high priest,

Acts 9:1

But Saul, still breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, having come to the high priest,

Acts 26:5

knowing me originally, if they may be willing to testify, that according to the most rigid sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee.

Romans 7:9

But I was alive at one time without law: but the commandment having come, sin revived,

Romans 9:31-32

but Israel, following after the law, did not attain unto the law of righteousness.

Romans 10:2-5

For I testify to them, that they have a zeal of God, but not according to perfect knowledge;

1 Corinthians 15:9

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Philippians 3:9

and may be found in him, not having my own righteousness, which is of law, but that which is through faith of Christ, the righteousness of God through faith:

1 Timothy 1:13

being antecedently a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and an insulter: but I obtained mercy, because I did it in unbelief being ignorant;

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