But we see Jesus, (A)who was made [a]a little lower than the angels, for the suffering of death (B)crowned with glory and honor, that He, by the grace of God, might taste death (C)for everyone.

Bringing Many Sons to Glory

10 For it was fitting for Him, (D)for whom are all things and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to make the captain of their salvation (E)perfect through sufferings. 11 For (F)both He who [b]sanctifies and those who are being sanctified (G)are all of one, for which reason (H)He is not ashamed to call them brethren, 12 saying:

(I)“I will declare Your name to My brethren;
In the midst of the assembly I will sing praise to You.”

13 And again:

(J)“I will put My trust in Him.”

And again:

(K)“Here am I and the children whom God has given Me.”

14 Inasmuch then as the children have partaken of flesh and blood, He (L)Himself likewise shared in the same, (M)that through death He might destroy him who had the power of (N)death, that is, the devil, 15 and release those who (O)through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage. 16 For indeed He does not [c]give aid to angels, but He does [d]give aid to the seed of Abraham. 17 Therefore, in all things He had (P)to be made like His brethren, that He might be (Q)a merciful and faithful High Priest in things pertaining to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people. 18 (R)For in that He Himself has suffered, being [e]tempted, He is able to aid those who are tempted.

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  1. Hebrews 2:9 Or for a little while
  2. Hebrews 2:11 sets apart
  3. Hebrews 2:16 Or take on the nature of
  4. Hebrews 2:16 Or take on
  5. Hebrews 2:18 tested

Faithful Abraham(A)

By faith (B)Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to the place which he would receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going. By faith he dwelt in the land of promise as in a foreign country, (C)dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, (D)the heirs with him of the same promise; 10 for he waited for (E)the city which has foundations, (F)whose builder and maker is God.

11 By faith (G)Sarah herself also received strength to conceive seed, and (H)she[a] bore a child when she was past the age, because she judged Him (I)faithful who had promised. 12 Therefore from one man, and him as good as (J)dead, were born as many as the (K)stars of the sky in multitude—innumerable as the sand which is by the seashore.

The Heavenly Hope

13 These all died in faith, (L)not having received the (M)promises, but (N)having seen them afar off [b]were assured of them, embraced them and (O)confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth. 14 For those who say such things (P)declare plainly that they seek a homeland. 15 And truly if they had called to mind (Q)that country from which they had come out, they would have had opportunity to return. 16 But now they desire a better, that is, a heavenly country. Therefore God is not ashamed (R)to be called their God, for He has (S)prepared a city for them.

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  1. Hebrews 11:11 NU omits she bore a child
  2. Hebrews 11:13 NU, M omit were assured of them

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