Philippians 3:12
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
3756 [e]Οὐχ
ouch
NotAdv
3754 [e]ὅτι
hoti
thatConj
2235 [e]ἤδη
ēdē
alreadyAdv
2983 [e]ἔλαβον
elabon
I have obtained [it],V-AIA-1S
2228 [e]
ē
orConj
2235 [e]ἤδη
ēdē
alreadyAdv
5048 [e]τετελείωμαι,
teteleiōmai
have been perfected;V-RIM/P-1S
1377 [e]διώκω
diōkō
I am pursuingV-PIA-1S
1161 [e]δὲ
de
however,Conj
1487 [e]εἰ
ei
ifConj
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
alsoConj
2638 [e]καταλάβω,
katalabō
I may lay holdV-ASA-1S
1909 [e]ἐφ’
eph’
ofPrep
3739 [e]
that for whichRelPro-DNS
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
alsoConj
2638 [e]κατελήμφθην
katelēmphthēn
I was laid hold ofV-AIP-1S
5259 [e]ὑπὸ
hypo
byPrep
5547 [e]Χριστοῦ
Christou
ChristN-GMS
2424 [e]Ἰησοῦ.
Iēsou
Jesus.N-GMS









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΗΣΙΟΥΣ 3:12 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
οὐχ ὅτι ἤδη ἔλαβον ἢ ἤδη τετελείωμαι, διώκω δὲ εἰ καὶ καταλάβω, ἐφ’ ᾧ καὶ κατελήμφθην ὑπὸ Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΗΣΙΟΥΣ 3:12 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
οὐχ ὅτι ἤδη ἔλαβον ἢ ἤδη τετελείωμαι, διώκω δὲ εἰ καὶ καταλάβω, ἐφ' ᾧ καὶ κατελήμφθην ὑπὸ Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΗΣΙΟΥΣ 3:12 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
οὐχ ὅτι ἤδη ἔλαβον ἢ ἤδη τετελείωμαι, διώκω δὲ εἰ καὶ καταλάβω, ἐφ' ᾧ καὶ κατελήμφθην ὑπὸ Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΗΣΙΟΥΣ 3:12 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Οὐχ ὅτι ἤδη ἔλαβον, ἢ ἤδη τετελείωμαι· διώκω δέ, εἰ καὶ καταλάβω ἐφ’ ᾧ καὶ κατελήφθην ὑπὸ τοῦ χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΗΣΙΟΥΣ 3:12 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
οὐχ ὅτι ἤδη ἔλαβον ἢ ἤδη τετελείωμαι, διώκω δὲ εἰ καὶ καταλάβω, ἐφ’ ᾧ καὶ κατελήφθην ὑπὸ τοῦ Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΗΣΙΟΥΣ 3:12 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
οὐ ὅτι ἤδη λαμβάνω ἤ ἤδη τελειόω διώκω δέ εἰ καταλαμβάνω ἐπί ὅς καί καταλαμβάνω ὑπό Χριστός Ἰησοῦς

ΠΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΗΣΙΟΥΣ 3:12 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
οὐχ ὅτι ἤδη ἔλαβον, ἢ ἤδη τετελείωμαι· διώκω δὲ, εἰ καὶ καταλάβω ἐφ’ ᾧ καὶ κατελήφθην ὑπὸ τοῦ Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΗΣΙΟΥΣ 3:12 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
Οὐχ ὅτι ἤδη ἔλαβον ἢ ἤδη τετελείωμαι διώκω δὲ εἰ καὶ καταλάβω ἐφ' ᾧ καὶ κατελήφθην ὑπὸ τοῦ Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ

Philippians 3:12 Hebrew Bible
לא כאלו השגתי כבר או כאלו השלמתי אבל ארדף אולי אשיג כאשר גם השיגני המשיח ישוע׃

Philippians 3:12 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܠܐ ܗܘܐ ܡܢ ܟܕܘ ܢܤܒܬ ܐܘ ܡܢ ܟܕܘ ܐܬܓܡܪܬ ܐܠܐ ܪܗܛ ܐܢܐ ܕܠܡܐ ܐܕܪܟ ܠܡܕܡ ܕܡܛܠܬܗ ܐܕܪܟܢܝ ܝܫܘܥ ܡܫܝܚܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on so that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.

King James Bible
Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Not that I have already reached the goal or am already fully mature, but I make every effort to take hold of it because I also have been taken hold of by Christ Jesus.
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