New International Version
But whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ.
King James Bible
But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ.
Darby Bible Translation
but what things were gain to me these I counted, on account of Christ, loss.
World English Bible
However, what things were gain to me, these have I counted loss for Christ.
Young's Literal Translation
But what things were to me gains, these I have counted, because of the Christ, loss;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But what things were gain - The credit and respect which I had, as being zealously attached to the law, and to the traditions of the elders, I counted loss for Christ - I saw that this could stand me in no stead; that all my acts of righteousness were nothing on which I could depend for salvation; and that Christ crucified could alone profit me; for I found that it is impossible that the blood of bulls and goats could take away sin.
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LibrarySeptember 6. "Finally, My Brethren, Rejoice in the Lord" (Phil. Iii. 1).
"Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord" (Phil. iii. 1). There is no spiritual value in depression. One bright and thankful look at the cross is worth a thousand morbid, self-condemning reflections. The longer you look at evil the more it mesmerizes and defiles you into its own likeness. Lay it down at the cross, accept the cleansing blood, reckon yourself dead to the thing that was wrong, and then rise up and count yourself as if you were another man and no longer the same person; and then, identifying …
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May 15. "I Press Toward the Mark" (Phil. Iii. 14).
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The Loss of All
In the same way, those of you who do not give up everything you have cannot be my disciples.
He regarded disgrace for the sake of Christ as of greater value than the treasures of Egypt, because he was looking ahead to his reward.
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