Phil. 2:3 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Let nothing
medeis (Greek #3367)
not even one (man, woman, thing)
KJV usage: any (man, thing), no (man), none, not (at all, any man, a whit), nothing, + without delay.
Pronounce: may-dice'
Origin: μηδεμία (may-dem-ee'-ah), and the neuter μηδέν (may-den') from 3361 and 1520
b be done through
kata (Greek #2596)
(prepositionally) down (in place or time), in varied relations (according to the case (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined)
KJV usage: about, according as (to), after, against, (when they were) X alone, among, and, X apart, (even, like) as (concerning, pertaining to touching), X aside, at, before, beyond, by, to the charge of, (charita-)bly, concerning, + covered, (dai-)ly, down, every, (+ far more) exceeding, X more excellent, for, from ... to, godly, in(-asmuch, divers, every, -to, respect of), ... by, after the manner of, + by any means, beyond (out of) measure, X mightily, more, X natural, of (up-)on (X part), out (of every), over against, (+ your) X own, + particularly, so, through(-oughout, -oughout every), thus, (un-)to(-gether, -ward), X uttermost, where(-by), with. In composition it retains many of these applications, and frequently denotes opposition, distribution, or intensity.
Pronounce: kat-ah'
Origin: a primary particle
strife
eritheia (Greek #2052)
properly, intrigue, i.e. (by implication) faction
KJV usage: contention(-ious), strife.
Pronounce: er-ith-i'-ah
Origin: perhaps as the same as 2042
or
e (Greek #2228)
disjunctive, or; comparative, than
KJV usage: and, but (either), (n-)either, except it be, (n-)or (else), rather, save, than, that, what, yea. Often used in connection with other particles. Compare especially 2235, 2260, 2273.
Pronounce: ay
Origin: a primary particle of distinction between two connected terms
vainglory
kenodoxia (Greek #2754)
empty glorying, i.e. self-conceit
KJV usage: vain-glory.
Pronounce: ken-od-ox-ee'-ah
Origin: from 2755
; but
alla (Greek #235)
properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations)
KJV usage: and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
Pronounce: al-lah'
Origin: neuter plural of 243
in lowliness of mind
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
tapeinophrosune (Greek #5012)
humiliation of mind, i.e. modesty
KJV usage: humbleness of mind, humility (of mind, loneliness (of mind).
Pronounce: tap-i-nof-ros-oo'-nay
Origin: from a compound of 5011 and the base of 5424
let
hegeomai (Greek #2233)
to lead, i.e. command (with official authority); figuratively, to deem, i.e. consider
KJV usage: account, (be) chief, count, esteem, governor, judge, have the rule over, suppose, think.
Pronounce: hayg-eh'-om-ahee
Origin: middle voice of a (presumed) strengthened form of 71
each
allelon (Greek #240)
one another
KJV usage: each other, mutual, one another, (the other), (them-, your-)selves, (selves) together (sometimes with 3326 or 4314).
Pronounce: al-lay'-lone
Origin: Genitive plural from 243 reduplicated
c esteem
hegeomai (Greek #2233)
to lead, i.e. command (with official authority); figuratively, to deem, i.e. consider
KJV usage: account, (be) chief, count, esteem, governor, judge, have the rule over, suppose, think.
Pronounce: hayg-eh'-om-ahee
Origin: middle voice of a (presumed) strengthened form of 71
other
allelon (Greek #240)
one another
KJV usage: each other, mutual, one another, (the other), (them-, your-)selves, (selves) together (sometimes with 3326 or 4314).
Pronounce: al-lay'-lone
Origin: Genitive plural from 243 reduplicated
better
huperecho (Greek #5242)
to hold oneself above, i.e. (figuratively) to excel; participle (as adjective, or neuter as noun) superior, superiority
KJV usage: better, excellency, higher, pass, supreme.
Pronounce: hoop-er-ekh'-o
Origin: from 5228 and 2192
than themselves
heautou (Greek #1438)
him- (her-, it-, them-, also (in conjunction with the personal pronoun of the other persons) my-, thy-, our-, your-) self (selves), etc.
KJV usage: alone, her (own, -self), (he) himself, his (own), itself, one (to) another, our (thine) own(-selves), + that she had, their (own, own selves), (of) them(-selves), they, thyself, you, your (own, own conceits, own selves, -selves).
Pronounce: heh-ow-too'
Origin: from a reflexive pronoun otherwise obsolete and the genitive case (dative case or accusative case) of 846
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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nothing.
Phil. 2:14• 14Do all things without murmurings and disputings: (Phil. 2:14)
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Phil. 1:15‑16• 15Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:
16The one preach Christ of contention, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my bonds:
(Phil. 1:15‑16)
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Prov. 13:10• 10Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom. (Prov. 13:10)
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Rom. 13:13• 13Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying. (Rom. 13:13)
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1 Cor. 3:3• 3For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk as men? (1 Cor. 3:3)
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2 Cor. 12:20• 20For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults: (2 Cor. 12:20)
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Gal. 5:15,20‑21,26• 15But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another.
20Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,
21Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
26Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.
(Gal. 5:15,20‑21,26)
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Col. 3:8• 8But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth. (Col. 3:8)
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1 Tim. 6:4• 4He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings, (1 Tim. 6:4)
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James 3:14‑16• 14But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.
15This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.
16For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.
(James 3:14‑16)
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James 4:5‑6• 5Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?
6But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.
(James 4:5‑6)
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1 Peter 2:1‑2• 1Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,
2As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:
(1 Peter 2:1‑2)
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Luke 14:7‑11• 7And he put forth a parable to those which were bidden, when he marked how they chose out the chief rooms; saying unto them,
8When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room; lest a more honorable man than thou be bidden of him;
9And he that bade thee and him come and say to thee, Give this man place; and thou begin with shame to take the lowest room.
10But when thou art bidden, go and sit down in the lowest room; that when he that bade thee cometh, he may say unto thee, Friend, go up higher: then shalt thou have worship in the presence of them that sit at meat with thee.
11For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
(Luke 14:7‑11)
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Luke 18:14• 14I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted. (Luke 18:14)
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Rom. 12:10• 10Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another; (Rom. 12:10)
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1 Cor. 15:9• 9For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God. (1 Cor. 15:9)
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Eph. 4:2• 2With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; (Eph. 4:2)
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Eph. 5:21• 21Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God. (Eph. 5:21)
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1 Peter 5:5• 5Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble. (1 Peter 5:5)
 It is not that we are to be indifferent to wrongs that may arise among the people of God, but we are warned against meeting them in an unchristian spirit. (Philippians 2 by H. Smith)
 Let me look at another as he is in Christ. Let me think of myself as one that is serving Him (oh, how feebly and failingly!) in this relationship, and it is an easy thing to esteem others better than myself. It is not sentiment, but a genuine feeling (Philippians 2 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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let nothingi be in the spirit of strife or vain glory, but, in lowliness of mind, each esteeming the other as more excellent than themselves;

JND Translation Notes

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Or "nothing" may be joined with "thinking," leaving out "let," and "be."

W. Kelly Translation

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nothing in strifefulness, or vainglory, but in lowly-mindedness esteeming one another more excellent than themselves: