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

  • 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
  • Ray321
    8 Charity never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail whether there be tongues, they shall cease whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away. We can have all the gifts from God to heal, speaking tongues and laying of hands, but it don't mean nothing if we don't have LOVE . let's spread the GOSPEL of Love. 1 Corinth 15:1-4
  • A disciple
    Hello Ray; It doesn't say anywhere, that Paul couldn't heal his friend, and certainly not that the Holy Spirit in him was "fading" or he couldn't speak in tongues any more. Epaphroditus was exhausted from working himself out! By answer to PRAYERS God raised him back up, and he recovered health. There's too many that don't carry their weight in the Lord's work! So others have unfairly heavy loads.
  • Ray321
    Now Apostle Paul couldn't heal with the gift of the Holy Ghost because Epaphroditus was very sick to death. Paul had the Holy Spirit inside him, but the gift of Holy Ghost must of faded away. Epaphroditus may have died with out getting heal. Food for thought and very interesting to know why Paul couldn't heal or speak in tongues later in his ministry. His epistles speak for its self.
  • A disciple
    "Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus...being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross." This word, "LET THIS MIND..." makes me wonder at the possibilities God has provided, and the things He has planned for us, that we as yet can only vaguely see. How did Jesus look at His life here, and all He had to encounter?

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