Main point summary
Paul finds his joy in the interest of others. Namely the Philippian believers' unity. This unity is characterized by humilty which delights itself in the interests of others. And we have this mindset in Christ Jesus.
Therefore, if there is any encouragement in Christ,
So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from f love, any g participation in the Spirit, any h affection and sympathy,
Εἴ τις οὖν παράκλησις ἐν Χριστῷ,
Therefore, since there is any encouragement in Christ
any comfort provided by love,
εἴ τι παραμύθιον ἀγάπης,
any comfort from love
any fellowship in the Spirit, 1
εἴ τις κοινωνία πνεύματος,
any fellowship in the Spirit
εἴ τις σπλάγχνα
any affections or feelings from the gut or bowels
or mercy, 2
that is or of mercy
complete my joy
i complete my joy by being j of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.
πληρώσατέ μου τὴν χαρὰν
complete my joy
and be of the same mind, 3
ἵνα τὸ αὐτὸ φρονῆτε,
(that is, my joy), is that you will have the same mind
by having the same love,
τὴν αὐτὴν ἀγάπην ἔχοντες,
by having the same love
being united in spirit, 4
being united in spirit
and having one purpose.
τὸ ἓν φρονοῦντες,
and having one purpose
Instead of being motivated by selfish ambition 5 or vanity,
Do nothing from k selfish ambition or l conceit, but in m humility count others more significant than yourselves.
μηδὲν κατʼ ἐριθείαν μηδὲ κατὰ κενοδοξίαν
do nothing from selfishness or rivalry, not even from pride
each of you should, in humility,
ἀλλὰ τῇ ταπεινοφροσύνῃ
but instead, with humility
be moved to treat one another as more important than yourself.
ἀλλήλους ἡγούμενοι ὑπερέχοντας ἑαυτῶν,
be moved to treat one another as more important than yourself
Each of you should be concerned 6 not only 7 about your own interests,
Let each of you n look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.
μὴ τὰ ἑαυτῶν ἕκαστος σκοποῦντες
each of you should be concerned not (only) about your own interests
but about the interests of others as well. 8
ἀλλὰ [καὶ] τὰ ἑτέρων ἕκαστοι.
but and(also) the interest of others
You should have the same attitude toward one another
o Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, 1
Τοῦτο φρονεῖτε ἐν ὑμῖν ὃ
you should have this mind among yourselves
that Christ Jesus had, 9
καὶ ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ,
that is in Christ Jesus