9 Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name,

Other Translations of Philippians 2:9

King James Version

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

English Standard Version

9 Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name,

The Message

9 Because of that obedience, God lifted him high and honored him far beyond anyone or anything, ever,

New King James Version

9 Therefore God also has highly exalted Him and given Him the name which is above every name,

New Living Translation

9 Therefore, God elevated him to the place of highest honor and gave him the name above all other names,

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Philippians 2:9

Commentary on Philippians 2:5-11

(Read Philippians 2:5-11)

The example of our Lord Jesus Christ is set before us. We must resemble him in his life, if we would have the benefit of his death. Notice the two natures of Christ; his Divine nature, and human nature. Who being in the form of God, partaking the Divine nature, as the eternal and only-begotten Son of God, John 5:23. Here we see such motives to self-denying love as nothing else can supply. Do we thus love and obey the Son of God?