Philippians 2:8

“And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himselfe, and became obedient vnto death, euen the death of the Crosse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, becoming obedient `even' unto death, yea, the death of the cross.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And being seen in form as a man, he took the lowest place, and let himself be put to death, even the death of the cross.
- Basic English Bible

and having been found in figure as a man, humbled himself, becoming obedient even unto death, and [that the] death of [the] cross.
- Darby Bible

And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient to death, even the death of the cross.
- Webster's Bible

And being recognized as truly human, He humbled Himself and even stooped to die; yes, to die on a cross.
- Weymouth Bible

And being found in human form, he humbled himself, becoming obedient to death, yes, the death of the cross.
- World English Bible

He mekide hym silf, and was maad obedient to the deth, yhe, to the deth of the cross.
- Wycliffe Bible

and in fashion having been found as a man, he humbled himself, having become obedient unto death -- death even of a cross,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Philippians 2:8


2:8 And being found in fashion as a man - A common man, without any peculiar excellence or comeliness. He humbled himself - To a still greater depth. Becoming obedient - To God, though equal with him. Even unto death - The greatest instance both of humiliation and obedience. Yea, the death of the cross - Inflicted on few but servants or slaves.


People's Bible Notes for Philippians 2:8


Php 2:8 He humbled himself. Note the infinite condescension: (1) The form of God and sharing the divine glory. (2) He divests himself of this. (3) Nor does he then take the divine form, or even the form of an angel, but of lowly, sinful man. (4) But this is not all. He not only takes the form of man, but the mortality of the flesh, and dies. (5) Nay, more, he dies the most shameful and painful of all deaths, even the death of the cross.

Discussion for Philippians 2

  • Janet
    Ray, The near death of Paul's friend in this chapter verse 30 should be a lesson that even in the vineyard of working for God, we need to find time to rest. Even God rested on the 7th day. He is a God of principle. If we go against his principle of rest we shall fall sick and die. Don't take his mercy for granted. Not all will be fortunate like Paul friend in this chapter.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    Jesus, I adore you. Wherefore God has highly exalted Him, and given Him a name which is above every name. That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth. And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
  • BSP
    Verse 3: We are urged to consider others superior to ourselves and this will help us to develop humility. We should strive to find the good in everyone.
  • Allisonjohnson
    I'm in love with this on chapter it's so amazing and it teaches me so much I have been wondering and God finally spoke to me I was happy that he taught me a lesson every since my mother has died I have lost my mind but someone spoke to me in a stern voice and said Allison you have won the victory in me i love my Jesus.
  • Ray321
    Galatians 5:22-23 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. The fruits of the Spirit is good and healthy . Let's not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn.
  • Steve morrow
    1 JOHN 2:9 HE THAT SAITH HE IS IN THE LIGHT AND HATETH HIS BROTHER IS IN DARKNESS EVEN UNTO NOW --2:10-- HE THAT LOVETH HIS BROTHER ABIDETH IN THE LIGHT AND THERE IS --- NONE OCCASSION --- OF STUMBLING IN HIM PSALM 119:130 THE ENTRANCE OF THY WORDS GIVETH LIGHT IT GIVETH UNDERSTANDING UNTO THE SIMPLE JOHN 14:15 --IF-- YOU LOVE ME KEEP MY COMMANDMENTS

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