9 For which thing God enhanced him, and gave to him a name that is above all name; [For which thing and God enhanced him, and gave to him a name that is above all names;]

Philippians 2:9 Wycliffe Bible (WYC)

What does the translation "God enhanced Jesus" mean in Philippians 2:9 (Wycliffe Bible)?

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It means that God exalted him above all others, just as God gave him a name that is above all others. The Wycliffe Bible uses the word "enhanced," which is just another way of saying exalted.


verb (used with object), enhanced, enhancing.

  1. to raise to a higher degree; intensify; magnify: The candelight enhanced her beauty.
  2. to raise the value or price of: Rarity enhances the worth of old coins.


verb (used with object)

  1. to raise in rank, honor, power, character, quality, etc.; elevate: He was exalted to the position of president.
  2. to praise; extol: to exalt someone to the skies.
  3. to stimulate, as the imagination: The lyrics of Shakespeare exalted the audience.
  4. to intensify, as a color: complementary colors exalt each other.
  5. Obsolete. to elate, as with pride or joy.

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