rather, he made himself nothing(A)
    by taking the very nature[a] of a servant,(B)
    being made in human likeness.(C)
And being found in appearance as a man,
    he humbled himself
    by becoming obedient to death(D)
        even death on a cross!(E)

Therefore God exalted him(F) to the highest place
    and gave him the name that is above every name,(G)

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  1. Philippians 2:7 Or the form
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But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men:

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

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

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(A)but [a]made Himself of no reputation, taking the form (B)of a bondservant, and (C)coming in the likeness of men. And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and (D)became (E)obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross. (F)Therefore God also (G)has highly exalted Him and (H)given Him the name which is above every name,

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  1. Philippians 2:7 emptied Himself of His privileges
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But we do see Jesus, who was made lower than the angels for a little while, now crowned with glory and honor(A) because he suffered death,(B) so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone.(C)

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But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man.

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But we see Jesus, (A)who was made [a]a little lower than the angels, for the suffering of death (B)crowned with glory and honor, that He, by the grace of God, might taste death (C)for everyone.

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  1. Hebrews 2:9 Or for a little while
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