I will proclaim the Lord’s decree:

He said to me, “You are my son;(A)
    today I have become your father.(B)

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33 he has fulfilled for us, their children, by raising up Jesus.(A) As it is written in the second Psalm:

“‘You are my son;
    today I have become your father.’[a](B)

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  1. Acts 13:33 Psalm 2:7

God’s Final Word: His Son

In the past God spoke(A) to our ancestors through the prophets(B) at many times and in various ways,(C) but in these last days(D) he has spoken to us by his Son,(E) whom he appointed heir(F) of all things, and through whom(G) also he made the universe.(H) The Son is the radiance of God’s glory(I) and the exact representation of his being,(J) sustaining all things(K) by his powerful word. After he had provided purification for sins,(L) he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty in heaven.(M) So he became as much superior to the angels as the name he has inherited is superior to theirs.(N)

The Son Superior to Angels

For to which of the angels did God ever say,

“You are my Son;
    today I have become your Father”[a]?(O)

Or again,

“I will be his Father,
    and he will be my Son”[b]?(P)

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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 1:5 Psalm 2:7
  2. Hebrews 1:5 2 Samuel 7:14; 1 Chron. 17:13

In the same way, Christ did not take on himself the glory(A) of becoming a high priest.(B) But God said(C) to him,

“You are my Son;
    today I have become your Father.”[a](D)

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  1. Hebrews 5:5 Psalm 2:7

17 He received honor and glory from God the Father when the voice came to him from the Majestic Glory, saying, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.”[a](A)

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  1. 2 Peter 1:17 Matt. 17:5; Mark 9:7; Luke 9:35

18 We ourselves heard this voice that came from heaven when we were with him on the sacred mountain.(A)

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