For this reason we should give heed more abundantly to the things [we have] heard, lest in any way we should slip away.
For if the word which was spoken by angels was a firm, and every transgression and disobedience received just retribution,
how shall *we* escape if we have been negligent of b so great salvation, which, having had its commencement in being spoken [of] by the Lord, has been confirmed to us by those who have heard;
God bearing, besides, witness with [them] to [it], both by signs and wonders, and various acts of power, and distributions of [the] Holy Spirit, according to his will?
For he has not subjected to angels the habitable world which is to come, c of which we speak;
but one has testified somewhere, saying, d What is man, that thou rememberest e him, or son of man that thou visitest him?
Thou hast made him some little inferior to the angels; thou hast crowned him with glory and honour, [and hast set him over the works of thy hands;]