Philippians 3:4-14 LEB

4 although I [could] have confidence even in the flesh.

Righteousness Through Christ

5 {circumcised on the eighth day}a, from the nation of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew [born] from Hebrews, according to the law a Pharisee,

References for Philippians 3:5

    • 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}b, [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]c 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,d the righteousness from God on the basis of faith,e

          References for Philippians 3:9

            • † 3:9 - Or "through Christ's faithfulness"
            • ‡ 3:9 - Or "on the basis of [his] faithfulness"
              10 so that I may know him and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of his sufferings, being conformed to his death,
              11 if somehow I may attain to the resurrection from the dead.
              12 Not that I have already received [this],f or [have] already been made perfect, but I press on if indeed I may lay hold of [that] for which also I was laid hold of by Christ.g

              References for Philippians 3:12

                • ˆ 3:12 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                • ‰ 3:12 - Some manuscripts have "Christ Jesus"
                  13 Brothers, I do not consider myself to have laid hold of [it].h But [I do] one [thing], forgetting the things behind and straining toward the things ahead,

                  References for Philippians 3:13

                    • Š 3:13 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                      14 I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.