Philippians 3:14

“I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I presse toward the marke, for the price of the high calling of God in Christ Iesus.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I press on toward the goal unto the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I go forward to the mark, even the reward of the high purpose of God in Christ Jesus.
- Basic English Bible

I pursue, [looking] towards [the] goal, for the prize of the calling on high of God in Christ Jesus.
- Darby Bible

I press towards the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
- Webster's Bible

with my eyes fixed on the goal I push on to secure the prize of God's heavenward call in Christ Jesus.
- Weymouth Bible

I press on toward the goal for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
- World English Bible

and pursue to the ordeyned mede of the hiy clepyng of God in Crist Jhesu.
- Wycliffe Bible

to the mark I pursue for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Philippians 3:14


3:14 Forgetting the things that are behind - Even that part of the race which is already run. And reaching forth unto - Literally, stretched out over the things that are before - Pursuing with the whole bent and vigour of my soul, perfect holiness and eternal glory. In Christ Jesus - The author and finisher of every good thing.


People's Bible Notes for Philippians 3:14


Php 3:14 I press on toward the mark. His eye is upon the goal and he presses through every difficulty to reach it. For the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. This is the prize offered to those in the high calling of the saints in Christ. A crown was bestowed in an earthly race when the goal was reached. This prize is "the resurrection from the dead" (Php 3:11) and an eternal crown.

Discussion for Philippians 3

  • Mark Rasbury
    As we live our lives in this foreign world, the Apostle Paul guides us thru the challenges we face on daily basis. We face hatred, our fallen past, the temptation of compromise, and other obstacles that may hender us to pursue perfection in Christ Jesus. This chapter is very valuable for the true Christian believer. I could write alot more, but this is just the beginning of real life.
  • William Wynn
    If by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.

    Paul knew that his temporal life in Adam was to be dealt with through the Holy Spirit and that he would all of his earthlyAdamic life be subject to the weakness of the mind and the flesh. In this, he pressed toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.That I may know him, and the power of His return
  • Ray321
    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 Who taught Paul all these Words, Jesus. 1 Corinthians 11:1 Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ. I follow Paul, because he follow Jesus. LEARN
  • Steve morrow
    EVANGELIST ?? ROMANS 15:18 FOR I WILL NOT DARE TO SPEAK OF ANY OF THOSE THINGS WHICH CHRIST HATH NOT WROUGHT BY ME TO MAKE THE GENTILES OBEDIENT BY WORD AND DEED --- 1 CORIN 11:1 BE YOU FOLLOWERS OF ME EVEN AS I ALSO AM OF CHRIST --- JOHN 12:49 FOR I HAVE NOT SPOKEN OF MYSELF BUT THE FATHER WHICH SENT ME -- HE -- GAVE ME A COMMANDMENT WHAT I SHOULD SAY AND WHAT I SHOULD SPEAK
  • Steve morrow
    ISAIAH 13:11 AND I WILL PUNISH THE WORLD FOR THEIR EVIL AND THE WICKED FOR THEIR INIQUITY AND I WILL CAUSE THE ARROGANCY OF THE PROUD TO CEASE AND WILL LAY LOW THE HAUGHTINESS OF THE TERRIBLE---PROVERBS 21:24 PROUD AND HAUGHTY SCORNER IS HIS NAME WHO DEALETH IN PROUD WRATH
    PROVERBS 18:12 BEFORE DESTRUCTION THE HEART OF MAN IS HAUGHTY AND BEFORE HONOR --- IS HUMILITY ---
  • Ray321
    Matthew 5:29 And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell. If we follow Jesus, we must becarefull not to let our eyes or hands offend us, that why Jesus use Paul for the Church age of Grace, so we can follow him. Paul said follow ME.