Philippians 3:11
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New International Version
and so, somehow, attaining to the resurrection from the dead.

New Living Translation
so that one way or another I will experience the resurrection from the dead!

English Standard Version
that by any means possible I may attain the resurrection from the dead.

Berean Study Bible
so that I may somehow attain to the resurrection from the dead.

Berean Literal Bible
if, by any means, I may attain to the resurrection from out of dead.

New American Standard Bible
in order that I may attain to the resurrection from the dead.

King James Bible
If by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
assuming that I will somehow reach the resurrection from among the dead.

International Standard Version
though I hope to experience the resurrection from the dead.

NET Bible
and so, somehow, to attain to the resurrection from the dead.

New Heart English Bible
if by any means I may attain to the resurrection from the dead.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
That perhaps I may be able to come to the resurrection from the place of the dead.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
with the confidence that I'll come back to life from the dead.

New American Standard 1977
in order that I may attain to the resurrection from the dead.

Jubilee Bible 2000
if by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.

King James 2000 Bible
If by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.

American King James Version
If by any means I might attain to the resurrection of the dead.

American Standard Version
if by any means I may attain unto the resurrection from the dead.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If by any means I may attain to the resurrection which is from the dead.

Darby Bible Translation
if any way I arrive at the resurrection from among [the] dead.

English Revised Version
if by any means I may attain unto the resurrection from the dead.

Webster's Bible Translation
If by any means I may attain to the resurrection of the dead.

Weymouth New Testament
in the hope that I may attain to the resurrection from among the dead.

World English Bible
if by any means I may attain to the resurrection from the dead.

Young's Literal Translation
if anyhow I may attain to the rising again of the dead.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
3:1-11 Sincere Christians rejoice in Christ Jesus. The prophet calls the false prophets dumb dogs, Isa 56:10; to which the apostle seems to refer. Dogs, for their malice against faithful professors of the gospel of Christ, barking at them and biting them. They urged human works in opposition to the faith of Christ; but Paul calls them evil-workers. He calls them the concision; as they rent the church of Christ, and cut it to pieces. The work of religion is to no purpose, unless the heart is in it, and we must worship God in the strength and grace of the Divine Spirit. They rejoice in Christ Jesus, not in mere outward enjoyments and performances. Nor can we too earnestly guard against those who oppose or abuse the doctrine of free salvation. If the apostle would have gloried and trusted in the flesh, he had as much cause as any man. But the things which he counted gain while a Pharisee, and had reckoned up, those he counted loss for Christ. The apostle did not persuade them to do any thing but what he himself did; or to venture on any thing but that on which he himself ventured his never-dying soul. He deemed all these things to be but loss, compared with the knowledge of Christ, by faith in his person and salvation. He speaks of all worldly enjoyments and outward privileges which sought a place with Christ in his heart, or could pretend to any merit and desert, and counted them but loss; but it might be said, It is easy to say so; but what would he do when he came to the trial? He had suffered the loss of all for the privileges of a Christian. Nay, he not only counted them loss, but the vilest refuse, offals thrown to dogs; not only less valuable than Christ, but in the highest degree contemptible, when set up as against him. True knowledge of Christ alters and changes men, their judgments and manners, and makes them as if made again anew. The believer prefers Christ, knowing that it is better for us to be without all worldly riches, than without Christ and his word. Let us see what the apostle resolved to cleave to, and that was Christ and heaven. We are undone, without righteousness wherein to appear before God, for we are guilty. There is a righteousness provided for us in Jesus Christ, and it is a complete and perfect righteousness. None can have benefit by it, who trust in themselves. Faith is the appointed means of applying the saving benefit. It is by faith in Christ's blood. We are made conformable to Christ's death, when we die to sin, as he died for sin; and the world is crucified to us, and we to the world, by the cross of Christ. The apostle was willing to do or to suffer any thing, to attain the glorious resurrection of saints. This hope and prospect carried him through all difficulties in his work. He did not hope to attain it through his own merit and righteousness, but through the merit and righteousness of Jesus Christ.
Study Bible
Knowing Christ Above All Else
10I want to know Christ and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to Him in His death, 11so that I may somehow attain to the resurrection from the dead. 12Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already been perfected, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.…
Cross References
Acts 26:7
the promise our twelve tribes are hoping to realize as they earnestly serve God day and night. It is because of this hope, O king, that I am accused by the Jews.

1 Corinthians 15:23
But each in his own turn: Christ the firstfruits; then at His coming, those who belong to Him.

2 Timothy 4:8
From now on the crown of righteousness is laid up for me, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me on that day--and not only to me, but to all who crave His appearing.

Revelation 20:5
The rest of the dead did not come back to life until the thousand years were complete. This is the first resurrection.
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Acts 23:6 But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the …

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Hebrews 11:35 Women received their dead raised to life again: and others were tortured, …

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