New Living Translation
If you think you are too important to help someone, you are only fooling yourself. You are not that important.
King James Bible
For if a man think himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.
Darby Bible Translation
For if any man reputes himself to be something, being nothing, he deceives himself;
World English Bible
For if a man thinks himself to be something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.
Young's Literal Translation
for if any one doth think himself to be something -- being nothing -- himself he doth deceive;
Galatians 6:3 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:3 If any one think himself to be something - Above his brethren, or by any strength of his own. When he is nothing, he deceiveth himself - He alone will bear their burdens, who knows himself to be nothing.
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Translator's Introductory Notice.
Some time ago there was that fellow Theudas, who pretended to be someone great. About 400 others joined him, but he was killed, and all his followers went their various ways. The whole movement came to nothing.
1 Corinthians 3:18
Stop deceiving yourselves. If you think you are wise by this world's standards, you need to become a fool to be truly wise.
2 Corinthians 12:11
You have made me act like a fool--boasting like this. You ought to be writing commendations for me, for I am not at all inferior to these "super apostles," even though I am nothing at all.
And the leaders of the church had nothing to add to what I was preaching. (By the way, their reputation as great leaders made no difference to me, for God has no favorites.)
In fact, James, Peter, and John, who were known as pillars of the church, recognized the gift God had given me, and they accepted Barnabas and me as their co-workers. They encouraged us to keep preaching to the Gentiles, while they continued their work with the Jews.
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