Philippians 3:1-9 LEB

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.

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      2 Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers, beware of the mutilation.a

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        • € 3:2 - This term is a wordplay on the Greek word "circumcision"
          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,

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            •  3:3 - Or "who serve"
            • ‚ 3:3 - Or "in the Spirit"
              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,

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                • ƒ 3:5 - Literally "[with respect to] circumcision [it was] on the eighth day"
                  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

                  References for Philippians 3:8

                    • „ 3:8 - Literally "but on the contrary"
                    • … 3:8 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                      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

                      References for Philippians 3:9

                        • † 3:9 - Or "through Christ's faithfulness"
                        • ‡ 3:9 - Or "on the basis of [his] faithfulness"