New Defender's Study Bible Notes
2:9 highly exalted him. Following His death and triumphant visit to Hades (“the things under the earth”—see notes on I Peter 3:19-20), He rose from the dead, ascended to heaven and assumed “all power in heaven and in earth” (Matthew 28:18).
2:9 a name. Literally, “the name.”
2:10 name of Jesus. Not the name “Jesus” in and of itself, but the name given to Him, that of “Lord” (note Philippians 2:11). “God hath made that same Jesus…both Lord and Christ” (Acts 2:36). He is now the Lord Jesus Christ.
2:11 confess. Those who make this confession now will be saved (Romans 10:9-10; Acts 16:31), but all created beings, men and angels, must make it eventually, for He is Lord of all! Note also Ephesians 1:20-21; I Peter 3:22.