Philippians 3:6
Good News Translation
and I was so zealous that I persecuted the church. As far as a person can be righteous by obeying the commands of the Law, I was without fault.

Contemporary English Version
And I was so eager I even made trouble for the church. I did everything the Law demands in order to please God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
According to zeal, persecuting the church of God: According to the justice that is in the law, conversing without blame.

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According to zeal, persecuting the church of God: According to the justice that is in the law, conversing without blame.

zeal.

2 Samuel 21:2 Then the king, calling for the Gabaonites, said to them: (Now the Gabaonites were not of the children of Israel, but the remains of the Amorrhites: and the children of Israel had sworn to them, and Saul sought to slay them out of zeal, as it were for the children of Israel and Juda:)

2 Kings 10:16 And said to him: Come with me, and see my zeal for the Lord. So he made him ride in his chariot,

Acts 21:20 But they hearing it, glorified God and said to him: Thou seest, brother, how many thousands there are among the Jews that have believed: and they are all zealous for the law.

Romans 10:2 For I bear them witness that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.

Galatians 1:13,14 For you have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews' religion: how that, beyond measure, I persecuted the church of God and wasted it. . . .

persecuting.

Acts 8:3 But Saul made havock of the church, entering in from house to house: and dragging away men and women, committed them to prison.

Acts 9:1 And Saul, as yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest

*etc:

Acts 22:3,4 And he saith: I am a Jew, born at Tarsus in Cilicia, but brought up in this city, at the feet of Gamaliel, taught according to the truth of the law of the fathers, zealous for the law, as also all you are this day: . . .

Acts 26:9,10 And I indeed did formerly think that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth. . . .

1 Corinthians 15:9 For I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

1 Timothy 1:13 Who before was a blasphemer and a persecutor and contumelious. But I obtained the mercy of God, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.

touching.

Matthew 5:20 For I tell you, that unless your justice abound more than that of the scribes and Pharisees, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 23:25 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites; because you make clean the outside of the cup and of the dish, but within you are full of rapine and uncleanness.

Mark 10:20,21 But he answering, said to him: Master, all these things I have observed from my youth. . . .

Luke 1:6 And they were both just before God, walking in all the commandments and justifications of the Lord without blame.

Acts 26:5 Having known me from the beginning (if they will give testimony) that according to the most sure sect of our religion I lived, a Pharisee.

Romans 7:9 And I lived some time without the law. But when the commandment came, sin revived,

Romans 9:31,32 But Israel, by following after the law of justice, is not come unto the law of justice. . . .

Romans 10:2-5 For I bear them witness that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. . . .

Context
Righteousness through Faith
5Being circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, an Hebrew of the Hebrews. According to the law, a Pharisee: 6According to zeal, persecuting the church of God: According to the justice that is in the law, conversing without blame. 7But the things that were gain to me, the same I have counted loss for Christ.…
Cross References
Ecclesiastes 7:16
Be not over just: and be not more wise than is necessary, lest thou become stupid.

Luke 1:6
And they were both just before God, walking in all the commandments and justifications of the Lord without blame.

Acts 8:3
But Saul made havock of the church, entering in from house to house: and dragging away men and women, committed them to prison.

Acts 22:3
And he saith: I am a Jew, born at Tarsus in Cilicia, but brought up in this city, at the feet of Gamaliel, taught according to the truth of the law of the fathers, zealous for the law, as also all you are this day:

Acts 22:4
Who persecuted this way unto death, binding and delivering into prisons both men and women,

Acts 22:5
As the high priest doth bear me witness and all the ancients. From whom also receiving letters to the brethren, I went to Damascus, that I might bring them bound from thence to Jerusalem to be punished.

Acts 26:9
And I indeed did formerly think that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

1 Corinthians 10:32
Be without offence to the Jew, and to the Gentiles and to the church of God:

Philippians 2:15
That you may be blameless and sincere children of God, without reproof, in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation: among whom you shine as lights in the world.

Philippians 3:9
And may be found in him, not having my justice, which is of the law, but that which is of the faith of Christ Jesus, which is of God: justice in faith.

Additional Translations
as to zeal, persecuting the church; as to righteousness under the law, faultless.

according to zeal, persecuting the church; according to righteousness in the Law, having become faultless.

Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; touching the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.

as touching zeal, persecuting the church; as touching the righteousness which is in the law, found blameless.

as to zeal, persecuting the assembly; as to righteousness which [is] in [the] law, found blameless;

as touching zeal, persecuting the church; as touching the righteousness which is in the law, found blameless.

Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; with respect to the righteousness which is by the law, blameless.

as to zeal, a persecutor of the Church; as to the righteousness which comes through Law, blameless.

concerning zeal, persecuting the assembly; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, found blameless.

according to zeal persecuting the assembly! according to righteousness that is in law becoming blameless!
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