New Living Translation
I once thought these things were valuable, but now I consider them worthless because of what Christ has done.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:7 But all these things, which I then accounted gain, which were once my confidence, my glory, and joy, those, ever since I have believed, I have accounted loss, nothing worth in comparison of Christ.
LibraryThe Rule of the Road
'Nevertheless, whereto we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule.'--PHIL. iii. 16. Paul has just been laying down a great principle--viz. that if the main direction of a life be right, God will reveal to a man the points in which he is wrong. But that principle is untrue and dangerous, unless carefully guarded. It may lead to a lazy tolerance of evil, and to drawing such inferences as, 'Well! it does not much matter about strenuous effort, if we are right at bottom it will all come …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Soul's Perfection
Warnings and Hopes
Preparing to End
So you cannot become my disciple without giving up everything you own.
He thought it was better to suffer for the sake of Christ than to own the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking ahead to his great reward.
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