Philippians 2:9

“Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and giuen him a Name which is aboue euery name:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore also God highly exalted him, and gave unto him the name which is above every name;
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this reason God has put him in the highest place and has given to him the name which is greater than every name;
- Basic English Bible

Wherefore also God highly exalted him, and granted him a name, that which is above every name,
- Darby Bible

Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name:
- Webster's Bible

It is in consequence of this that God has also so highly exalted Him, and has conferred on Him the Name which is supreme above every other,
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore God also highly exalted him, and gave to him the name which is above every name;
- World English Bible

For which thing God enhaunside hym, and yaf to hym a name that is aboue al name;
- Wycliffe Bible

wherefore, also, God did highly exalt him, and gave to him a name that [is] above every name,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Philippians 2:9


2:9 Wherefore - Because of his voluntary humiliation and obedience. He humbled himself; but God hath exalted him - So recompensing his humiliation. And hath given him - So recompensing his emptying himself. A name which is above every name - Dignity and majesty superior to every creature.


People's Bible Notes for Philippians 2:9


Php 2:9 Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him. His wonderful humility had been shown, but it is the law of the universe that he that humbleth himself shall be exalted. Therefore God lifted him up from the grave to the heavens, gave all power into his hands (Mt 28:18), and gave him a name which is above every name. The idea is an authority, a position, above that of all intelligences. This exaltation made the humble name, Jesus, a name above every name.

Discussion for Philippians 2

  • Ufuoma
    We must be humble in all our dealings in life.
  • Wayne
    V. 6. Who being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God. Also, Christ states, I and the Father are one.
  • BSP
    Verse 6 shows even though Jesus was in the form of God he never thought of taking God's place or being equal to God. Jesus was loyal to God and he was content and happy in his place of being God's son.
  • HAPPINESS
    JESUS LOVES EVERYBODY THAT WHY HE SET SO LOW TO DIE FOR A POOR AND WICKED SOUL . HIS LOVE HAS EXALTED AND GIVEN HIM A NAME ABOVE EVERY OTHER NAME THAT AT THE MENTION OF HIS NAME EVERY KNEE, POWER AND OCCUILT BOW
  • Shawn
    While reading verse 3 we see
    how We need to see others as superior, as more important, than we are.
  • Kibi
    We are the light of this world if we have Christ in us and if we humble ourselves we shall be exalted amongst our equals as Christ was and now is seated at the right hand of the Father

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