“I will be a Father to Him And He shall be a Son to Me”?
6 And [a]when He again brings the firstborn into [b]the world, He says,
“And let all the angels of God worship Him.”
7 And of the angels He says,
“Who makes His angels winds, And His ministers a flame of fire.”
8 But of the Son He says,
“Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, And the righteous scepter is the scepter of[c]His kingdom. 9 “You have loved righteousness and hated lawlessness; Therefore God, Your God, hasanointed You With the oil of gladness above Your companions.”
“You, Lord, in the beginning laid the foundation of the earth, And the heavens are the works of Your hands; 11 They will perish, but You remain; And they all will become old like a garment, 12 And like a mantle You will roll them up; Like a garment they will also be changed. But You arethe same, And Your years will not come to an end.”
13 But to which of the angels has He ever said,
“Sit at My right hand, Until I make Your enemies A footstool for Your feet”?
14 Are they not all ministering spirits, sent out to render service for the sake of those who will inherit salvation?
2 For this reason we must pay much closer attention to [d]what we have heard, so that we do not drift away from it.2 For if the word spoken through angels proved [e]unalterable, and every transgression and disobedience received a just [f]penalty,3 how will we escape if we neglect so great a salvation? [g]After it was at the first spoken through the Lord, it was confirmed to us by those who heard,4 God also testifying with them, both by signs and wonders and by various [h]miracles and by [i]gifts of the Holy Spirit according to His own will.
Earth Subject to Man
5 For He did not subject to angels [j]the world to come, concerning which we are speaking.6 But one has testified somewhere, saying,
“What is man, that You remember him? Or the son of man, that You are concerned about him? 7 “You have made him[k]for a little while lower than the angels; You have crowned him with glory and honor, [l]And have appointed him over the works of Your hands; 8 You have put all things in subjection under his feet.”
For in subjecting all things to him, He left nothing that is not subject to him. But now we do not yet see all things subjected to him.
Jesus Briefly Humbled
9 But we do see Him who was made [m]for a little while lower than the angels, namely, Jesus, because of the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, so that by the grace of God He might taste death for everyone.
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