Philippians 3:14
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English Standard Version
I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

King James Bible
I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

American Standard Version
I press on toward the goal unto the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I press towards the mark, to the prize of the supernal vocation of God in Christ Jesus.

English Revised Version
I press on toward the goal unto the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

Webster's Bible Translation
I press towards the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

Weymouth New Testament
with my eyes fixed on the goal I push on to secure the prize of God's heavenward call in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 3:14 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

One thing

I do is supplied. Some supply I count, which is less appropriate, since what follows is concerned with action rather than with thinking or reckoning.

Reaching forth (ἐπεκτεινόμενος)

Only here in the New Testament. Ἑπί direction, after; ἐκ forth; τείνω to stretch. Rev., stretching forward. The metaphor is that of the footrace. Bengel says: "The eye outstrips and draws onward the hand, and the hand the foot."

Philippians 3:14 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

press.

Luke 16:16 The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presses into it.

2 Corinthians 4:17,18 For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, works for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory...

2 Corinthians 5:1 For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands...

2 Timothy 4:7,8 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith...

Revelation 3:21 To him that overcomes will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.

the high.

Romans 8:28-30 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose...

Romans 9:23,24 And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he had before prepared to glory...

1 Thessalonians 2:12 That you would walk worthy of God, who has called you to his kingdom and glory.

2 Thessalonians 2:13,14 But we are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brothers beloved of the Lord...

Hebrews 3:1 Why, holy brothers, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus;

1 Peter 1:3,4,13 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ...

1 Peter 5:10 But the God of all grace, who has called us to his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that you have suffered a while, make you perfect...

2 Peter 1:3 According as his divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness...

Cross References
Romans 8:28
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Romans 11:29
For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable.

1 Corinthians 9:24
Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it.

Philippians 3:3
For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in the flesh--

Colossians 2:18
Let no one disqualify you, insisting on asceticism and worship of angels, going on in detail about visions, puffed up without reason by his sensuous mind,

2 Timothy 1:9
who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began,

Hebrews 3:1
Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession,

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