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but of the Son:

“Your throne, O God,[a] stands forever and ever;
    and a righteous scepter is the scepter of your kingdom.(A)
You loved justice and hated wickedness;
    therefore God, your God, anointed you
    with the oil of gladness above your companions”;

10 and:

“At the beginning, O Lord, you established the earth,(B)
    and the heavens are the works of your hands.

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Footnotes

  1. 1:8–12 O God: the application of the name “God” to the Son derives from the preexistence mentioned in Hb 1:2–3; the psalmist had already used it of the Hebrew king in the court style of the original. See note on Ps 45:7. It is also important for the author’s christology that in Hb 1:10–12 an Old Testament passage addressed to God is redirected to Jesus.

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