Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

as to zeal, persecuting the church; as to 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, I was a persecutor of the church, and by the Law's standard of righteousness (supposed justice, uprightness, and right standing with God) I was proven to be blameless and no fault was found with me.

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;

Godbey New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

concerning zeal, a persecutor of the congregation ; concerning the righteousness which is in 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.

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 circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; concerning the law, a Pharisee; 6 concerning zeal, persecuting the assembly; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, found blameless. 7 However, what things were gain to me, these have I counted loss for Christ.


Cross References

Acts 8:3

But Saul ravaged the assembly, entering into every house, and dragged both men and women off to prison.

Acts 22:3-4

"I am indeed a Jew, born in Tarsus of Cilicia, but brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, instructed according to the strict tradition of the law of our fathers, being zealous for God, even as you all are this day.

Acts 26:9-10

"I myself most certainly thought that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

Galatians 1:13-14

For you have heard of my way of living in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the assembly of God, and ravaged it.

2 Samuel 21:2

The king called the Gibeonites, and said to them (now the Gibeonites were not of the children of Israel, but of the remnant of the Amorites; and the children of Israel had sworn to them: and Saul sought to kill them in his zeal for the children of Israel and Judah);

2 Kings 10:16

He said, "Come with me, and see my zeal for Yahweh." So they made him ride in his chariot.

Matthew 5:20

For I tell you that unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, there is no way you will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.

Matthew 23:25

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and unrighteousness.

Mark 10:20-21

He said to him, "Teacher, I have observed all these things from my youth."

Luke 1:6

They were both righteous before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord.

Acts 9:1-19

But Saul, still breathing threats and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,

Acts 21:20

They, when they heard it, glorified God. They said to him, "You see, brother, how many thousands there are among the Jews of those who have believed, and they are all zealous for the law.

Acts 26:5

having known me from the first, if they are willing to testify, that after the strictest sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee.

Romans 7:9

I was alive apart from the law once, but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.

Romans 9:31-32

but Israel, following after a law of righteousness, didn't arrive at the law of righteousness.

Romans 10:2-5

For I testify about them that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.

1 Corinthians 15:9

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

Philippians 3:9

and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own, that which is of the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith;

1 Timothy 1:13

although I was before a blasphemer, a persecutor, and insolent. However, I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.

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