6 who, subsisting in the form of God, did not esteem it an object of rapine to be on an equality with God;
References for Philippians 2:6
    • f 2:6 - Or 'esteem it rapine.'
      7 but emptied himself, taking a bondman's form, taking his place in [the] likeness of men;
      References for Philippians 2:7
        • g 2:7 - I have no doubt all this is in contrast with the first Adam. The history of the second man is that he made himself of no reputation (or emptied himself) in becoming a man.
        • h 2:7 - Genomenos, aorist participle, the same word as is translated 'becoming' in v. 8. 'Being made' is wrong; it is becoming what he was not before.
          8 and having been found in figure as a man, humbled himself, becoming obedient even unto death, and [that the] death of [the] cross.
          9 Wherefore also God highly exalted him, and granted him a name, that which is above every name,
          References for Philippians 2:9
            • i 2:9 - Or 'has highly exalted him, and given him.'
              10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of heavenly and earthly and infernal [beings],
              11 and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ [is] Lord to God [the] Father's glory.