Hebrews 2:1-10 ESV

Warning Against Neglecting Salvation

1 Therefore we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it.

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      2 For since 1the message declared by angels proved to be reliable, and 2every transgression or disobedience received a just 3retribution,

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      3 4how shall we escape if we 5neglect such a great salvation? It was 6declared at first by the Lord, and it was 7attested to us 8by those who heard,

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      4 9while God also bore witness 10by signs and wonders and various miracles and by 11gifts of the Holy Spirit 12distributed according to his will.

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          The Founder of Salvation

          5 Now it was not to angels that God subjected the world 13to come, of which we are speaking.

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          6 It has been testified somewhere, 14"What is man, that you are mindful of him, or the son of man, that you care for him?

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              7 You made him for a little while lower than the angels; you have crowned him with glory and honor,a

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                • b 2:7 - Some manuscripts insert and set him over the works of your hands
                  8 putting everything in subjection under his feet."Now in putting everything in subjection to him, he left nothing outside his control. At present, 15we do not yet see everything in subjection to him.

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                  9 But we see him 16who for a little while was made lower than the angels, namely Jesus, 17crowned with glory and honor 18because of the suffering of death, so that by the grace of God he might 19taste death 20for everyone.

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                  10 For it 21was fitting that he, 22for whom and by whom all things exist, in bringing many sons 23to glory, should make the 24founder of their salvation 25perfect through suffering.

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