Hebrews 1:4-14 NIV

4 So he became as much superior to the angels as the name he has inherited is superior to theirs.

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The Son Superior to Angels

5 For to which of the angels did God ever say, “You are my Son; today I have become your Father”a ? Or again, “I will be his Father, and he will be my Son”b ?

References for Hebrews 1:5

    • a 1:5 - Psalm 2:7
    • b 1:5 - 2 Samuel 7:14; 1 Chron. 17:13
      6 And again, when God brings his firstborn into the world, he says, “Let all God’s angels worship him.”c

      References for Hebrews 1:6

        • c 1:6 - Deut. 32:43 (see Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint)
          7 In speaking of the angels he says, “He makes his angels spirits, and his servants flames of fire.”d

          References for Hebrews 1:7

            • d 1:7 - Psalm 104:4
              8 But about the Son he says, “Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever; a scepter of justice will be the scepter of your kingdom.

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              9 You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions by anointing you with the oil of joy.”e

              References for Hebrews 1:9

                • e 1:9 - Psalm 45:6,7
                  10 He also says, “In the beginning, Lord, you laid the foundations of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands.

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                  11 They will perish, but you remain; they will all wear out like a garment.

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                  12 You will roll them up like a robe; like a garment they will be changed. But you remain the same, and your years will never end.”f

                  References for Hebrews 1:12

                    • f 1:12 - Psalm 102:25-27
                      13 To which of the angels did God ever say, “Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet”g ?

                      References for Hebrews 1:13

                        • g 1:13 - Psalm 110:1
                          14 Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?

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