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Hebrews 2:1-10 NIV

Warning to Pay Attention

1 We must pay the most careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away.

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2 For since the message spoken through angels was binding, and every violation and disobedience received its just punishment,

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3 how shall we escape if we ignore so great a salvation? This salvation, which was first announced by the Lord, was confirmed to us by those who heard him.

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4 God also testified to it by signs, wonders and various miracles, and by gifts of the Holy Spirit distributed according to his will.

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Jesus Made Fully Human

5 It is not to angels that he has subjected the world to come, about which we are speaking.

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      6 But there is a place where someone has testified: “What is mankind that you are mindful of them, a son of man that you care for him?

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      7 You made them a littlea lower than the angels; you crowned them with glory and honor

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        • h 2:7 - Or "them for a little while"
          8 and put everything under their feet.”bcIn putting everything under them,d God left nothing that is not subject to them.e Yet at present we do not see everything subject to them.f

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            • i 2:8 - Psalm 8:4-6
            • j 2:8 - Or 7"You made him a little lower than the angels;/ you crowned him with glory and honor/ " 8"and put everything under his feet.”"
            • k 2:8 - Or "him"
            • l 2:8 - Or "him"
            • m 2:8 - Or "him"
              9 But we do see Jesus, who was made lower than the angels for a little while, now crowned with glory and honor because he suffered death, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone.

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              10 In bringing many sons and daughters to glory, it was fitting that God, for whom and through whom everything exists, should make the pioneer of their salvation perfect through what he suffered.

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              • a 2:7 - Or "them for a little while"
              • b 2:8 - Psalm 8:4-6
              • c 2:8 - Or 7"You made him a little lower than the angels;/ you crowned him with glory and honor/ " 8"and put everything under his feet.”"
              • d 2:8 - Or "him"
              • e 2:8 - Or "him"
              • f 2:8 - Or "him"
              • g 2:11 - The Greek word for "brothers and sisters" ("adelphoi" ) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family; also in verse 12; and in 3:1, 12; 10:19; 13:22.
              • h 2:12 - Psalm 22:22
              • i 2:13 - Isaiah 8:17
              • j 2:13 - Isaiah 8:18
              • k 2:17 - Or "like his brothers"