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This page attempts to highlight one of my favorite passages from the book of Philippians, the ancient "Hymn of Christ", in the UBS5 original Greek, a literal interlinear translation of the Greek text, the English translation by Bill Mounce, and finally some matching images from the Codex Sinaiticus -- a manuscript of the Christian Bible written in the middle of the fourth century, which contains the earliest complete copy of the Christian New Testament!

Philippians 2:5-11 (UBS5/Interlinear/Mounce)

τοῦτο φρονεῖτε ἐν ὑμῖν ὃ καὶ ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ,

This let mind be in you which also in Christ

Your attitude toward one another should be the same as that of Christ Jesus

ὃς ἐν μορφῇ θεοῦ ὑπάρχων οὐχ ἁρπαγμὸν ἡγήσατο τὸ εἶναι ἴσα θεῷ,

who is [the] form of God existing not something to be grasped considered to be equal with God

who, although he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped,

ἀλλ᾽ ἑαυτὸν ἐκένωσεν μορφὴν δούλου λαβών, ἐν ὁμοιώματι ἀνθρώπων γενόμενος· καὶ σχήματι εὑρεθεὶς ὡς ἄνθρωπος

but Himself emptied [the] form of a servant having taken in [the] likeness of men having been made

but emptied himself, taking on the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of man. And being found in the appearance as a man

ἐταπείνωσεν ἑαυτὸν γενόμενος ὑπήκοος μέχρι θανάτου, θανάτου δὲ σταυροῦ.

He humbled Himself having become obedient unto death [the] death even of [the] cross

he humbled himself, becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross!

διὸ καὶ ὁ θεὸς αὐτὸν ὑπερύψωσεν καὶ ἐχαρίσατο αὐτῷ τὸ ὄνομα τὸ ὑπὲρ πᾶν ὄνομα,

Therefore also God Him highly exalted and granted to Him the name above every name

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

ἵνα ἐν τῷ ὀνόματι Ἰησοῦ πᾶν γόνυ κάμψῃ ἐπουρανίων καὶ ἐπιγείων καὶ καταχθονίων

that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow in the heavens and on earth and under the earth

so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven, and on earth and under the earth,

καὶ πᾶσα γλῶσσα ἐξομολογήσηται ὅτι κύριος Ἰησοῦς Χριστὸς εἰς δόξαν θεοῦ πατρός.

and every tongue should confess that [is] Lord Jesus Christ to [the] glory of God [the] Father

and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ in Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

PNG philippians 2:5-11