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Your word study does not prove that Jesus was no more than man.

I am not trying to prove that Jesus was no more than a man. I’ve made this point several times. My concern is rather that the lordship narrative is being misused.

Both references to God which qualify the 1st person of Isaiah 45:23 are transferred without modification to Jesus in Philippians.

But that’s not true. Neither “El” nor “YHWH” is mentioned in Philippians 2:9-11. “God” does something to Jesus and is glorified through that, but otherwise the passage says that the one who had the name Jesus was given the name “Lord”—I odn’t see how the “name that is above every name” can be anything other than “Lord”. “At the name of Jesus” seems to me to highlight precisely the point that the name of Lord—and the authority that goes with it—has been transferred from God to someone else.