Philippians 3:6
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English Standard Version
as to zeal, a persecutor of the church; as to righteousness under the law, blameless.

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

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

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

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

Webster's Bible Translation
Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; with respect to the righteousness which is by the law, blameless.

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

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Vincent's Word Studies

Zeal

Ironical.

Blameless (γενόμενος ἄμεμπτος)

The A.V. does not render the participle, proven or found. Rev., correctly, found blameless.

Philippians 3:6 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

zeal.

2 Samuel 21:2 And the king called the Gibeonites, and said to them; (now the Gibeonites were not of the children of Israel...

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

Acts 21:20 And when they heard it, they glorified the Lord, and said to him, You see, brother, how many thousands of Jews there are which believe...

Romans 10:2 For I bear them record 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...

persecuting.

Acts 8:3 As for Saul, he made havoc of the church, entering into every house, and haling men and women committed them to prison.

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

*etc:

Acts 22:3,4 I am truly a man which am a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel...

Acts 26:9,10 I truly thought with myself, 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, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

1 Timothy 1:13 Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.

touching.

Matthew 5:20 For I say to you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees...

Matthew 23:25 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter...

Mark 10:20,21 And he answered and said to him, Master, all these have I observed from my youth...

Luke 1:6 And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.

Acts 26:5 Which knew me from the beginning, if they would testify, that after the most strait sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee.

Romans 7:9 For I was alive without the law once: but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.

Romans 9:31,32 But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, has not attained to the law of righteousness...

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

Cross References
Ecclesiastes 7:16
Be not overly righteous, and do not make yourself too wise. Why should you destroy yourself?

Luke 1:6
And they were both righteous before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and statutes of the Lord.

Acts 8:3
But Saul was ravaging the church, and entering house after house, he dragged off men and women and committed them to prison.

Acts 22:3
"I am a Jew, born in Tarsus in Cilicia, but brought up in this city, educated at the feet of Gamaliel according to the strict manner of the law of our fathers, being zealous for God as all of you are this day.

Acts 22:4
I persecuted this Way to the death, binding and delivering to prison both men and women,

Acts 22:5
as the high priest and the whole council of elders can bear me witness. From them I received letters to the brothers, and I journeyed toward Damascus to take those also who were there and bring them in bonds to Jerusalem to be punished.

Acts 26:9
"I myself was convinced that I ought to do many things in opposing the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

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