as for zeal,1 persecuting the church;2 as for legalistic righteousness,3 faultless.
But whatever was to my profit I now consider loss4 for the sake of Christ.
What is more, I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing5 Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I may gain Christ69
and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law,7 but that which is through faith in Christ--the righteousness8 that comes from God and is by faith.9