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Bible Commentaries

Scofield's Reference Notes

Philippians 2

Verse 6

form of God

"Form," etc. (Greek - μορφή , the form by which a person or thing strikes the vision, the external appearance)."--Thayer. CF John 17:15. "The glory which I had with Thee before the world was." Nothing in this passage teaches that the Eternal Word John 1:1 emptied Himself of either His divine nature, or His attributes, but only of the outward and visible manifestation of the Godhead. "He emptied, stripped Himself of the insignia of Majesty."--Lightfoot. "When occasion demanded He exercised His divine attributes."-- Moorehead. CF (See Scofield "John 1:1- :") . See Scofield "John 1:1- :"

robbery a thing to be grasped after. See, Genesis 3:5-6.

Verse 12


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Verse 15


kosmos = mankind. (See Scofield " :-") .

Verse 16

the day

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Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Philippians 2". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 1917.