2 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; 3 who being the brightness of His glory and the express image of His person, and upholding all things by the word of His power, when He had [b]by Himself [c]purged [d]our sins, sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high, 4 having become so much better than the angels, as He has by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they.
The Son Exalted Above Angels
5 For to which of the angels did He ever say:
“You are My Son, Today I have begotten You”?
“I will be to Him a Father, And He shall be to Me a Son”?
6 But when He again brings the firstborn into the world, He says:
“Let all the angels of God worship Him.”
7 And of the angels He says:
“Who makes His angels spirits And His ministers a flame of fire.”
8 But to the Son He says:
“Your throne, O God,isforever and ever; A[e]scepter of righteousnessisthe scepter of Your kingdom.
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