Philippians 3:4
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English Standard Version
though I myself have reason for confidence in the flesh also. If anyone else thinks he has reason for confidence in the flesh, I have more:

King James Bible
Though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other man thinketh that he hath whereof he might trust in the flesh, I more:

American Standard Version
though I myself might have confidence even in the flesh: if any other man thinketh to have confidence in the flesh, I yet more:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other thinketh he may have confidence in the flesh, I more,

English Revised Version
though I myself might have confidence even in the flesh: if any other man thinketh to have confidence in the flesh, I yet more:

Webster's Bible Translation
Though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other man thinketh that he hath reason to trust in the flesh, I more:

Weymouth New Testament
although I myself might have some excuse for confidence in outward ceremonies. If any one else claims a right to trust in them, far more may I:

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Vincent's Word Studies

Though I might also have confidence (καίπερ ἐγὼ ἔχων πεποίθησιν)

Lit., even though myself having confidence. Also should be joined with the flesh and rendered even. Rev., though I myself might have confidence even in the flesh. The sense of the translation might have is correct; but Paul puts it that he actually has confidence in the flesh, placing himself at the Jews' stand-point.

Thinketh that he hath whereof he might trust (δοκεῖ πεποιθέναι).

The A.V. is needlessly verbose. Rev., much better, thinketh to have confidence.

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Cross References
Luke 8:18
Take care then how you hear, for to the one who has, more will be given, and from the one who has not, even what he thinks that he has will be taken away."

2 Corinthians 5:16
From now on, therefore, we regard no one according to the flesh. Even though we once regarded Christ according to the flesh, we regard him thus no longer.

2 Corinthians 11:18
Since many boast according to the flesh, I too will boast.

Galatians 2:15
We ourselves are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners;

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