Galatians 6:3

3 If anyone thinks they are something when they are not, they deceive themselves.

Galatians 6:3 in Other Translations

KJV
3 For if a man think himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.
ESV
3 For if anyone thinks he is something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself.
NLT
3 If you think you are too important to help someone, you are only fooling yourself. You are not that important.
MSG
3 If you think you are too good for that, you are badly deceived.
CSB
3 For if anyone considers himself to be something when he is nothing, he is deceiving himself.

Galatians 6:3 In-Context

1 Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently. But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted.
2 Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.
3 If anyone thinks they are something when they are not, they deceive themselves.
4 Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone, without comparing themselves to someone else,
5 for each one should carry their own load.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Romans 12:3; 1 Corinthians 8:2
  • 2. 1 Corinthians 3:18
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