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Let each of you esteem and look upon and be concerned for not [merely] his own interests, but also each for the interests of others.

Let this same attitude and purpose and [humble] mind be in you which was in Christ Jesus: [Let Him be your example in humility:]

Who, although being essentially one with God and in the form of God [[a]possessing the fullness of the attributes which make God God], did not [b]think this equality with God was a thing to be eagerly grasped [c]or retained,

But stripped Himself [of all privileges and [d]rightful dignity], so as to assume the guise of a servant (slave), in that He became like men and was born a human being.

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Footnotes

  1. Philippians 2:6 B.B. Warfield, Biblical Doctrines.
  2. Philippians 2:6 Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon.
  3. Philippians 2:6 Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon.
  4. Philippians 2:7 George R. Berry, Greek-English New Testament Lexicon.

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