Philippians 3:11

“If by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If by any meanes I might attaine vnto the resurrection of the dead.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

in order that I may attain to the resurrection from the dead.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

if by any means I may attain unto the resurrection from the dead.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If in any way I may have the reward of life from the dead.
- Basic English Bible

if any way I arrive at the resurrection from among [the] dead.
- Darby Bible

If by any means I may attain to the resurrection of the dead.
- Webster's Bible

in the hope that I may attain to the resurrection from among the dead.
- Weymouth Bible

if by any means I may attain to the resurrection from the dead.
- World English Bible

if on ony maner Y come to the resurreccioun that is fro deth.
- Wycliffe Bible

if anyhow I may attain to the rising again of the dead.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Philippians 3:11


3:11 The resurrection of the dead - That is, the resurrection to glory.


People's Bible Notes for Philippians 3:11


Php 3:11 If by any means I may attain unto the resurrection of the dead. The great consummation of a glorious resurrection to a heavenly life is worth attaining by every sacrifice, and by every possible means.

Discussion for Philippians 3

  • BSP
    In verse 8 Paul viewed the things he had left behind as dung. He viewed spiritual blessings as a greater gain than any material things he had before.
  • Wayne
    The great thing about the salvation is, though we are all on different developmental levels in Christ, we are all brothers and sisters in Christ. The message is always the same, Christ Jesus in us , the hope of glory.
  • Timothy L. Jones Sr.
    His Word is Life Jesus is the Word... I am over joy to be a child of God. In the name of my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ Amen Hallelujah Amen !!!
  • Irene123
    Felicia, I loved what you said; God bless you.
  • Felicia
    Verse 8
    Apostle Paul had it all great achievements great doctrine great pedigree a rising pharisaic Judaiser none of these could be compared to his knowledge of the Son of God. Paul regretted nothing. I'm not like Paul I was found empty handed no achievements no Christian parents all I can boast of is Christ's goodness to me deliverances protection love great grace Thank you Lord for who you are.
  • BK
    As a believer in Christ we are to set all the things we do on Christ and Heaven and leave alone the petty stuff of what we call daily living

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