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EPISTLE TO THE PHILIPPIANS - Chapter 2 - Verse 11

Verse 11. And that every tongue should confess. Every one should acknowledge him. On the duty and importance of confessing Christ, See Barnes "Ro 10:9, See Barnes "Ro 10:10".

 

That Jesus Christ is Lord. The word Lord, here, is used in its primitive and proper sense, as denoting owner, ruler, sovereign. Comp. See Barnes "Ro 14:9".

The meaning is, that all should acknowledge him as the universal sovereign.

To the glory of God the Father. Such a universal confession would honour God. See Barnes "Joh 5:23, where this sentiment is explained.

{c} "to the glory" Joh 13:13; Ro 14:9

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