Philippians 2:6-9 NLT

6 Though he was God, he did not demand and cling to his rights as God.
7 He made himself nothing; a he took the humble position of a slave and appeared in human form. b

References for Philippians 2:7

    • e 2:7 - Or <I>He laid aside his mighty power and glory.</I>
    • f 2:7 - Greek <I>and was born in the likeness of men and was found in appearance as a man.</I>
      8 And in human form he obediently humbled himself even further by dying a criminal's death on a cross.
      9 Because of this, God raised him up to the heights of heaven and gave him a name that is above every other name,