Philippians 3 NRS

1 Finally, my brothers and sisters, a rejoice b in the Lord. To write the same things to you is not troublesome to me, and for you it is a safeguard.

References for Philippians 3:1

    • o 3:1 - Gk [my brothers]
    • p 3:1 - Or [farewell]
      2 Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers, beware of those who mutilate the flesh! c

      References for Philippians 3:2

        • q 3:2 - Gk [the mutilation]
          3 For it is we who are the circumcision, who worship in the Spirit of God d and boast in Christ Jesus and have no confidence in the flesh—

          References for Philippians 3:3

            • r 3:3 - Other ancient authorities read [worship God in spirit]
              4 even though I, too, have reason for confidence in the flesh. If anyone else has reason to be confident in the flesh, I have more:
              5 circumcised on the eighth day, a member of the people of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew born of Hebrews; as to the law, a Pharisee;
              6 as to zeal, a persecutor of the church; as to righteousness under the law, blameless.
              7 Yet whatever gains I had, these I have come to regard as loss because of Christ.
              8 More than that, I regard everything as loss because of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things, and I regard them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ
              9 and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but one that comes through faith in Christ, e the righteousness from God based on faith.

              References for Philippians 3:9

                • s 3:9 - Or [through the faith of Christ]
                  10 I want to know Christ f and the power of his resurrection and the sharing of his sufferings by becoming like him in his death,

                  References for Philippians 3:10

                      11 if somehow I may attain the resurrection from the dead.
                      12 Not that I have already obtained this or have already reached the goal; g but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own.

                      References for Philippians 3:12

                        • u 3:12 - Or [have already been made perfect]
                          13 Beloved, h I do not consider that I have made it my own; i but this one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead,

                          References for Philippians 3:13

                            • v 3:13 - Gk [Brothers]
                            • w 3:13 - Other ancient authorities read [my own yet]
                              14 I press on toward the goal for the prize of the heavenly j call of God in Christ Jesus.

                              References for Philippians 3:14

                                • x 3:14 - Gk [upward]
                                  15 Let those of us then who are mature be of the same mind; and if you think differently about anything, this too God will reveal to you.
                                  16 Only let us hold fast to what we have attained.
                                  17 Brothers and sisters, k join in imitating me, and observe those who live according to the example you have in us.

                                  References for Philippians 3:17

                                    • y 3:17 - Gk [Brothers]
                                      18 For many live as enemies of the cross of Christ; I have often told you of them, and now I tell you even with tears.
                                      19 Their end is destruction; their god is the belly; and their glory is in their shame; their minds are set on earthly things.
                                      20 But our citizenship l is in heaven, and it is from there that we are expecting a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.

                                      References for Philippians 3:20

                                        • z 3:20 - Or [commonwealth]
                                          21 He will transform the body of our humiliation m that it may be conformed to the body of his glory, n by the power that also enables him to make all things subject to himself.

                                          References for Philippians 3:21

                                            • { 3:21 - Or [our humble bodies]
                                            • | 3:21 - Or [his glorious body]