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Philippians 2:4–6

gLet each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of hothers.

The Humbled and Exalted Christ

iLet this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, who, jbeing in the form of God, did not consider it 2robbery to be equal with God,

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Philippians 2:4–6 — The New International Version (NIV)

not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.

In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus:

Who, being in very nature God,

did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage;

Philippians 2:4–6 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped,

Philippians 2:4–6 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others. Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:

Philippians 2:4–6 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too.

You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had.

Though he was God,

he did not think of equality with God

as something to cling to.

Philippians 2:4–6 — New Century Version (NCV)

Do not be interested only in your own life, but be interested in the lives of others.

In your lives you must think and act like Christ Jesus.

Christ himself was like God in everything.

But he did not think that being equal with God was something to be used for his own benefit.

Philippians 2:4–6 — American Standard Version (ASV)

not looking each of you to his own things, but each of you also to the things of others. Have this mind in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: who, existing in the form of God, counted not the being on an equality with God a thing to be grasped,

Philippians 2:4–6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

regarding not each his own qualities, but each those of others also. For let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus; who, subsisting in the form of God, did not esteem it an object of rapine to be on an equality with God;

Philippians 2:4–6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Don’t be concerned only about your own interests, but also be concerned about the interests of others. Have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had. 

Although he was in the form of God and equal with God, 

he did not take advantage of this equality. 

Philippians 2:4–6 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Everyone should look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.

Make your own attitude that of Christ Jesus,

who, existing in the form of God,

did not consider equality with God

as something to be used for His own advantage.

Philippians 2:4–6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others. Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus,

who, though he was in the form of God,

did not regard equality with God

as something to be exploited,

Philippians 2:4–6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

each of you not looking out for your own interests, but also each of you for the interests of others.

Think this in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus,

who, existing in the form of God,

did not consider being equal with God something to be grasped,

Philippians 2:4–6 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

None of you should look out just for your own good. You should also look out for the good of others.

You should think in the same way Christ Jesus does.

In his very nature he was God.

But he did not think that being equal with God was something he should hold on to.

Philippians 2:4–6 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others.

Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus,

who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped,


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