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.1

References for Hebrews 1:4

5 For to which of the angels did God ever say, "You are my Son; today I have become your Fathera "b ?2 Or again, "I will be his Father, and he will be my Son"c ?3

References for Hebrews 1:5

    • a 1:5 - Or "have begotten you"
    • b 1:5 - Psalm 2:7
    • c 1:5 - 2 Samuel 7:14; 1 Chron. 17:13
      6 And again, when God brings his firstborn4 into the world,5 he says, "Let all God's angels worship him."d6

      References for Hebrews 1:6

        • d 1:6 - Deut. 32:43 (see Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint)
          7 In speaking of the angels he says, "He makes his angels winds, his servants flames of fire."e7

          References for Hebrews 1:7

            • e 1:7 - Psalm 104:4
              8 But about the Son he says, "Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever,8 and righteousness will be the scepter of your kingdom.

              References for Hebrews 1:8

              9 You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions9 by anointing you with the oil10 of joy."f11

              References for Hebrews 1:9

                • f 1:9 - Psalm 45:6,7
                  10 He also says, "In the beginning, O Lord, you laid the foundations of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands.12

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                  11 They will perish, but you remain; they will all wear out like a garment.13

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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,14 and your years will never end."g15

                  References for Hebrews 1:12

                    • g 1:12 - Psalm 102:25-27
                      13 To which of the angels did God ever say, "Sit at my right hand16 until I make your enemies a footstool17 for your feet"h ?18

                      References for Hebrews 1:13

                        • h 1:13 - Psalm 110:1
                          14 Are not all angels ministering spirits19 sent to serve those who will inherit20 salvation?21

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