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

  • 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
  • Olajide
    Phillipians 3 is one of the most important chapter that explained the issue of denying yourself daily and take up the cross to follow Christ.