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Hebrews 2

Chapter 2

2:2  For if the word spoken by angels was stedfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompence of reward;

transgression/disobedience

Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23") .

2:3  How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him;

salvation

(See Scofield "Romans 1:16") .

2:5  For unto the angels hath he not put in subjection the world to come, whereof we speak.

world

"oikoumene" = inhabited earth. (See Scofield "Luke 2:1") .

2:9  But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man.

grace

Grace (in salvation). Hebrews 10:29 ; Romans 3:24 (See Scofield "John 1:17") .

2:10  For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.

captain

leader, or, originator, i.e. one who initiates and carries through. Trans. "author" in Hebrews 12:2 .

2:13  And again, I will put my trust in him. And again, Behold I and the children which God hath given me.

I will put Septuagint. Isaiah 8:17 .

God Jehovah. Septuagint. Isaiah 8:18 .

2:14  Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil;

took part

The word trans. "took part" is not the same as the trans. "partakers," but implies taking part in something outside one's self.

2:16  For verily he took not on him the nature of angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham.

he took

not of angels doth he take hold, but he taketh hold of. Cf. Septuagint. Isaiah 41:9 .

2:17  Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people.

reconciliation

(Greek - iJlavskomai , propitiation). (See Scofield "Romans 3:25") .

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