Hebrews 1

The Supremacy of God’s Son

1Long ago, at many times and a  in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, 2but b  in these last days c  he has spoken to us by d  his Son, whom he appointed e  the heir of all things, f  through whom also he created g  the world. 3He is the radiance of the glory of God and h  the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. i  After making purification for sins j  he sat down k  at the right hand of the Majesty on high, 4having become as much superior to angels as the name l  he has inherited is more excellent than theirs.

5For to which of the angels did God ever say,

m  You are my Son,
today I have begotten you”?

Or again,

n  I will be to him a father,
and he shall be to me a son”?

6And again, when he brings o  the firstborn into the world, he says,

p  Let all God’s angels worship him.”

7Of the angels he says,

q  “He makes his angels winds,
and his ministers a flame of fire.”

8But of the Son he says,

r  Your throne, O God, is forever and ever,
the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom.
9You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness;
therefore God, your God s  has anointed you
with t  the oil of gladness beyond your companions.”


u  You, Lord, laid the foundation of the earth in the beginning,
and the heavens are the work of your hands;
11they will perish, but you remain;
they will all wear out like a garment,
12like a robe you will roll them up,
like a garment they will be changed.
Some manuscripts omit  like a garment

But you are w  the same,
and your years will have no end.”

13And to which of the angels has he ever said,

x  Sit at my right hand
y  until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet”?

14Are they not all ministering spirits z  sent out to serve for the sake of those who are to aa  inherit salvation?

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