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10 I want to know Christ[a] and the power of his resurrection and the sharing of his sufferings by becoming like him in his death, 11 if somehow I may attain the resurrection from the dead.

Pressing toward the Goal

12 Not that I have already obtained this or have already reached the goal;[b] but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own. 13 Beloved,[c] I do not consider that I have made it my own;[d] but this one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, 14 I press on toward the goal for the prize of the heavenly[e] call of God in Christ Jesus.

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Footnotes

  1. Philippians 3:10 Gk him
  2. Philippians 3:12 Or have already been made perfect
  3. Philippians 3:13 Gk Brothers
  4. Philippians 3:13 Other ancient authorities read my own yet
  5. Philippians 3:14 Gk upward

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