J.B. Lightfoot's classic commentary on the Greek version of Philippians. Contains extensive verse-by-verse exegetical commentary, as well as dissertations on the history and setting of the epistle, the nature of Christian ministry (including the offices of bishop/presbyter and deacon), and speculations concerning St. Paul and the Roman philosopher Seneca.
Dr. Joseph Barber Lightfoot was educated at Cambridge and Oxford, became the Lord Bishop of Durham in the church of England, served as a minister in St. Paul's Cathedral in London, and was Professor of Divinity at Cambridge University. He was also one of the original members of the New Testament Company of Bible Revisers. His other commentaries include volumes on Galatians and Colossians & Philemon.