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Hebrews 2 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:1 - Therefore we must pay closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:2 - For if the message spoken through angels proved to be so firm that every violation or disobedience received its just penalty,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:3 - how will we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was first communicated through the Lord and was confirmed to us by those who heard him,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:4 - while God confirmed their witness with signs and wonders and various miracles and gifts of the Holy Spirit distributed according to his will.

Earth Subject to Man

(cf. Psa 8:1–9 )
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:5 - For he did not put the world to come, about which we are speaking, under the control of angels.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:6 - Instead someone testified somewhere: "What is man that you think of him or the son of man that you care for him?
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:7 - You made him lower than the angels for a little while. You crowned him with glory and honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:8 - You put all things under his control." For when he put all things under his control, he left nothing outside of his control. At present we do not yet see all things under his control,

Jesus Briefly Humbled

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:9 - but we see Jesus, who was made lower than the angels for a little while, now crowned with glory and honor because he suffered death, so that by God's grace he would experience death on behalf of everyone.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:10 - For it was fitting for him, for whom and through whom all things exist, in bringing many sons to glory, to make the pioneer of their salvation perfect through sufferings.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:11 - For indeed he who makes holy and those being made holy all have the same origin, and so he is not ashamed to call them brothers and sisters,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:12 - saying, "I will proclaim your name to my brothers; in the midst of the assembly I will praise you."
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:13 - Again he says, "I will be confident in him," and again, "Here I am, with the children God has given me."
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:14 - Therefore, since the children share in flesh and blood, he likewise shared in their humanity, so that through death he could destroy the one who holds the power of death (that is, the devil),
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:15 - and set free those who were held in slavery all their lives by their fear of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:16 - For surely his concern is not for angels, but he is concerned for Abraham's descendants.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:17 - Therefore he had to be made like his brothers and sisters in every respect, so that he could become a merciful and faithful high priest in things relating to God, to make atonement for the sins of the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:18 - For since he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are tempted.

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