Philippians 3:20
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
For our citizenshipπολίτευμα
(politeuma)
4175: a form of government, citizenshipfrom politeuomai
is in heaven,οὐρανοῖς
(ouranois)
3772: heavena prim. word
from whichοὗ
(ou)
3739: usually rel. who, which, that, also demonstrative this, thata prim. pronoun
alsoκαὶ
(kai)
2532: and, even, alsoa prim. conjunction
we eagerly waitἀπεκδεχόμεθα
(apekdechometha)
553: to await eagerlyfrom apo and ekdechomai
for a Savior,σωτῆρα
(sōtēra)
4990: a savior, delivererfrom sózó
the Lordκύριον
(kurion)
2962: lord, masterfrom kuros (authority)
JesusἸησοῦν
(iēsoun)
2424: Jesus or Joshua, the name of the Messiah, also three other Isr.of Hebrew origin Yehoshua
Christ;Χριστόν
(christon)
5547: the Anointed One, Messiah, Christfrom chrió







KJV Lexicon
ημων  personal pronoun - first person genitive plural
hemon  hay-mone':  of (or from) us -- our (company), us, we.
γαρ  conjunction
gar  gar:  assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles)
το  definite article - nominative singular neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
πολιτευμα  noun - nominative singular neuter
politeuma  pol-it'-yoo-mah:  a community, i.e. (abstractly) citizenship (figuratively) -- conversation.
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
ουρανοις  noun - dative plural masculine
ouranos  oo-ran-os':  the sky; by extension, heaven (as the abode of God); by implication, happiness, power, eternity; specially, the Gospel (Christianity) -- air, heaven(-ly), sky.
υπαρχει  verb - present active indicative - third person singular
huparcho  hoop-ar'-kho:  to begin under (quietly), i.e. come into existence (be present or at hand); expletively, to exist
εξ  preposition
ek  ek:  a primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote)
ου  adverb
hos  hos:  the relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that -- one, (an-, the) other, some, that, what, which, who(-m, -se), etc.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
σωτηρα  noun - accusative singular masculine
soter  so-tare':  a deliverer, i.e. God or Christ -- saviour.
απεκδεχομεθα  verb - present middle or passive deponent indicative - first person
apekdechomai  ap-ek-dekh'-om-ahee:  to expect fully -- look (wait) foreign
κυριον  noun - accusative singular masculine
kurios  koo'-ree-os:  supreme in authority, i.e. (as noun) controller; by implication, Master (as a respectful title) -- God, Lord, master, Sir.
ιησουν  noun - accusative singular masculine
Iesous  ee-ay-sooce':  Jesus (i.e. Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites -- Jesus.
χριστον  noun - accusative singular masculine
Christos  khris-tos':  anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus -- Christ.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;

King James Bible
For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
but our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.

International Standard Version
Our citizenship, however, is in heaven, and it is from there that we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus, the Messiah.

NET Bible
But our citizenship is in heaven--and we also await a savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But our business is in Heaven and from there we look for The Life Giver, our Lord Yeshua The Messiah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
We, however, are citizens of heaven. We look forward to the Lord Jesus Christ coming from heaven as our Savior.

King James 2000 Bible
For our citizenship is in heaven; from which also we look for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ:
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