Philippians 3:10

“That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable vnto his death,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

that I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, becoming conformed unto his death;
- American Standard Version (1901)

That I may have knowledge of him, and of the power of his coming back from the dead, and a part with him in his pains, becoming like him in his death;
- Basic English Bible

to know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being conformed to his death,
- Darby Bible

That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable to his death;
- Webster's Bible

I long to know Christ and the power which is in His resurrection, and to share in His sufferings and die even as He died;
- Weymouth Bible

that I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, becoming conformed to his death;
- World English Bible

to knowe hym, and the vertu of his risyng ayen, and the felouschipe of his passioun, and be maad lijk to his deeth,
- Wycliffe Bible

to know him, and the power of his rising again, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being conformed to his death,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Philippians 3:10


3:10 The knowledge of Christ, mentioned in the eighth verse, is here more largely explained. That I may know him - As my complete Saviour. And the power of his resurrection - Raising me from the death of sin, into all the life of love. And the fellowship of his sufferings - Being crucified with him. And made conformable to his death - So as to be dead to all things here below.


People's Bible Notes for Philippians 3:10


Php 3:10 That I may know him. By enjoying his presence in the soul; an experimental knowledge. And the power of his resurrection. The resurrection demonstrated him to be the Son of God with power (Ro 1:4). The mighty power that worked in his resurrection works in the saints (1) in their resurrection from spiritual death to a new life (Col 2:13 Eph 1:19-23). It is therefore a present power. (2) It works also when they are lifted from the dead to eternal life. Consciousness of the victory over sin is the earnest of the ultimate triumph over death. And the fellowship of his sufferings. Christ's life is the plan of that of the saint. Like him, we take the cross, are crucified with him (Ro 6:6), are baptized into his death (Ro 6:3), are planted in the likeness of his death, and are risen with him (Col 3:1). In all these we look to the suffering Savior, and are conformable to his death. Not only do we take the "form" of his sufferings, but we sympathize with him. If the obedience is from the heart, there is a partaking of his sufferings.

Discussion for Philippians 3

  • Patricia
    All my worldly achievements and praise I lay aside and count them as nothing (dung). I now press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling which is in Christ Jesus. This is often the trying of my faith because flesh feeds from such. Lord help me grasp knowledge of Christ that I may truly know Him in the power of his resurrection as I mature on this journey.
  • La inf
    To God I give all the honour and all the glory. The Lord is real and is alive!!! I Love the Lord. He lets me know that he reigns !
  • Lilian
    As long as Jesus lives we shall live also. What a wonderful God we serve. Jesus is a good Shephered who lays down his life for the Sheep. We are his Sheeps , therefore don't let your hands go off with God no matter what life we are facing for IT IS HE WHO HOLDS OUR TODAY AND TOMORROW IN THE PALM OF HIS HANDS. All battles belongs to God victory is already ours just thank Jesus
  • Pamela
    This is a lifting spirit
  • Richie
    Also,the woman with the issue of blood pressed through the crowd to get what she so desperately needed - and what is it that we,each and every saint which the Lord our God has called,that we make a strong effort,pressing continuously to follow our God,and to serve Him every single day, and be His witnesses of the Gospel of our Lord and Saviour,Jesus Christ. HalleluJah.
  • Michael Edward Reif
    I like Philippians 3:14 KJV because I am a Minister and I am on Social Security Medicare and I sleep outdoors. I am usually very tired and a lot of people are sometimes mean but I ve been a Minister for a long time. I pray that one day I ll have that place I always wanted. Have a good day.