(A)Have this attitude [a]in yourselves which was also in (B)Christ Jesus, who, as He already (C)existed in the (D)form of God, (E)did not consider equality with God something to be [b]grasped, but [c](F)emptied Himself by taking the form of a (G)bond-servant and [d](H)being born in the likeness of men. And being found in appearance as a man, (I)He humbled Himself by becoming (J)obedient to the point of death: (K)death [e]on a cross. (L)For this reason also God (M)highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him (N)the name which is above every name, 10 so that at the name of Jesus (O)every knee will bow, of (P)those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth, 11 and that every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is (Q)Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

12 So then, my beloved, (R)just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own (S)salvation with (T)fear and trembling; 13 for it is (U)God who is at work in you, both to [f]desire and to work (V)for His good pleasure.

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  1. Philippians 2:5 Or among
  2. Philippians 2:6 Or seized
  3. Philippians 2:7 I.e., set aside His divine rights
  4. Philippians 2:7 Or having come to be
  5. Philippians 2:8 Lit of
  6. Philippians 2:13 Or be willing