has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the [a]worlds;

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  1. Hebrews 1:2 Or ages, Gr. aiones, aeons

[a](A)in these last days (B)has spoken to us [b]in His (C)Son, whom He appointed (D)heir of all things, (E)through whom He also made the [c](F)world.

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  1. Hebrews 1:2 Or at the end of these days
  2. Hebrews 1:2 Or in the person of a Son; lit in Son
  3. Hebrews 1:2 Lit ages

has in these last days spoken [with finality] to us in [the person of One who is by His character and nature] His Son [namely Jesus], whom He appointed heir and lawful owner of all things, through whom also He created the universe [that is, the universe as a space-time-matter continuum].

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but in these last days(A) he has spoken to us by his Son,(B) whom he appointed heir(C) of all things, and through whom(D) also he made the universe.(E)

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Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds;

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16 But this is what was spoken by the prophet Joel:

17 ‘And(A) it shall come to pass in the last days, says God,
(B)That I will pour out of My Spirit on all flesh;
Your sons and (C)your daughters shall prophesy,
Your young men shall see visions,
Your old men shall dream dreams.

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16 but this is what has been spoken through the prophet Joel:

17 (A)And it shall be in the last days,’ God says,
That I will pour out My Spirit on all [a]mankind;
And your sons and your daughters will prophesy,
And your young men will see visions,
And your old men will [b]have dreams;

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  1. Acts 2:17 Lit flesh
  2. Acts 2:17 Lit dream with dreams

16 but this is [the beginning of] what was spoken of through the prophet Joel:

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And it shall be in the last days,’ says God,
That I will pour out My Spirit upon all mankind;
And your sons and your daughters shall prophesy,
And your young men shall see [divinely prompted] visions,
And your old men shall dream [divinely prompted] dreams;

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16 No, this is what was spoken by the prophet Joel:

17 “‘In the last days, God says,
    I will pour out my Spirit on all people.(A)
Your sons and daughters will prophesy,(B)
    your young men will see visions,
    your old men will dream dreams.

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16 But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel;

17 And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams:

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The Day of the Lord

10 But (A)the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, in which (B)the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will melt with fervent heat; both the earth and the works that are in it will be [a]burned up. 11 Therefore, since all these things will be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be (C)in holy conduct and godliness, 12 (D)looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will (E)be dissolved, being on fire, and the elements will (F)melt with fervent heat?

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  1. 2 Peter 3:10 NU laid bare, lit. found

A New Heaven and Earth

10 But (A)the day of the Lord (B)will come like a thief, in which (C)the heavens (D)will pass away with a roar and the (E)elements will be destroyed with intense heat, and (F)the earth and [a]its works will be [b]discovered.

11 Since all these things are to be destroyed in this way, what sort of people ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness, 12 (G)looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which (H)the heavens will be destroyed by burning, and the (I)elements will melt with intense heat!

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  1. 2 Peter 3:10 Lit the works in it
  2. 2 Peter 3:10 I.e., as worthless; late mss burned up

A New Heaven and Earth

10 But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then the heavens will vanish with a [mighty and thunderous] roar, and the [material] elements will be destroyed with intense heat, and the earth and the works that are on it will be [a]burned up.

11 Since all these things are to be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be [in the meantime] in holy behavior [that is, in a pattern of daily life that sets you apart as a believer] and in godliness [displaying profound reverence toward our awesome God], 12 [while you earnestly] look for and await the coming of the day of God. For on this day the heavens will be destroyed by burning, and the [material] elements will melt with intense heat!(A)

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  1. 2 Peter 3:10 Two early mss have “discovered” instead of “burned up.” It is possible that Peter means something like “discovered for what they really are—temporary creations.”

10 But the day of the Lord will come like a thief.(A) The heavens will disappear with a roar;(B) the elements will be destroyed by fire,(C) and the earth and everything done in it will be laid bare.[a](D)

11 Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy and godly lives 12 as you look forward(E) to the day of God and speed its coming.[b](F) That day will bring about the destruction of the heavens by fire, and the elements will melt in the heat.(G)

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  1. 2 Peter 3:10 Some manuscripts be burned up
  2. 2 Peter 3:12 Or as you wait eagerly for the day of God to come

10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

11 Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness,

12 Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat?

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Deceptions of the Last Hour

18 (A)Little children, (B)it is the last hour; and as you have heard that (C)the[a] Antichrist is coming, (D)even now many antichrists have come, by which we know (E)that it is the last hour.

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  1. 1 John 2:18 NU omits the

18 Children, (A)it is the last hour; and just as you heard that (B)antichrist is coming, (C)even now many antichrists have appeared; from this we know that it is the last hour.

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18 Children, it is the last hour [the end of this age]; and just as you heard that the antichrist is coming [the one who will oppose Christ and attempt to replace Him], even now many antichrists (false teachers) have appeared, which confirms our belief that it is the last hour.

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Warnings Against Denying the Son

18 Dear children, this is the last hour;(A) and as you have heard that the antichrist is coming,(B) even now many antichrists have come.(C) This is how we know it is the last hour.

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18 Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.

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48 (A)He who rejects Me, and does not receive My words, has that which judges him—(B)the word that I have spoken will judge him in the last day.

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