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Hebrews 1 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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God’s Supreme Revelation
Christ the Fullest Revelation of God
(cf. John 1:1–4 )
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:1 - God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:2 - has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the worlds;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:3 - who being the brightness of His glory and the express image of His person, and upholding all things by the word of His power, when He had by Himself[fn] purged our[fn] sins, sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:4 - having become so much better than the angels, as He has by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they.
The Son Exalted Above Angels
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:5 - For to which of the angels did He ever say:

“You are My Son,
Today I have begotten You”
And again:

“I will be to Him a Father,
And He shall be to Me a Son”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:6 - But when He again brings the firstborn into the world, He says:

“Let all the angels of God worship Him.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:7 - And of the angels He says:

“Who makes His angels spirits
And His ministers a flame of fire.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:8 - But to the Son He says:

“Your throne, O God, is forever and ever;
scepter of righteousness is the scepter of Your kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:9 - You have loved righteousness and hated lawlessness;
Therefore God, Your God,
has anointed You
With the oil of gladness more than Your companions.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:10 - And:

“You, LORD, in the beginning laid the foundation of the earth,
And the heavens are the work of Your hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:11 - They will perish, but You remain;
they will all grow old like a garment;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:12 - Like a cloak You will fold them up,
And they will be changed.
But You are the
And Your years will not fail.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:13 - But to which of the angels has He ever said:

“Sit at My right hand,
Till I make Your enemies Your footstool”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:14 - Are they not all ministering spirits sent forth to minister for those who will inherit salvation?
NKJV Footnotes
NU-Text omits by Himself.
NU-Text omits our.
Psalm 2:7
2 Samuel 7:14
Deuteronomy 32:43 (Septuagint, Dead Sea Scrolls); Psalm 97:7
Psalm 104:4
Psalm 45:6, 7
Psalm 102:25–27
Psalm 110:1

New King James Version, © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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For more information on this translation, see the NKJV Preface.

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