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Philippians 3:1-9 (Lexham English Bible)

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Warning Against Evil Workers

1 Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same [things] to you [is] not troublesome to me, but [is] a safeguard for you. 2 Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers, beware of the mutilation.a 3 For we are the circumcision, the ones who worshipb by the Spiritc of God and boast in Christ Jesus and do not [put] confidence in the flesh, 4 although I [could] have confidence even in the flesh.

Righteousness Through Christ

5 {circumcised on the eighth day}d, from the nation of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew [born] from Hebrews, according to the law a Pharisee, 6 according to zeal persecuting the church, according to the righteousness in the law being blameless. 7 But whatever [things] were gain to me, these [things] I have considered loss because of Christ. 8 {More than that}e, [I] even consider all [things] to be loss because of the surpassing greatness of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for the sake of whom I have suffered the loss of all [things], and consider [them]f dung, in order that I may gain Christ 9 and may be found in him, not having my righteousness [which is] from the law, but [which is] through faith in Christ,g the righteousness from God on the basis of faith,h
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