Hebrews 2:1-7 NIV

Warning to Pay Attention

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

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2 For if the message spoken2 by angels3 was binding, and every violation and disobedience received its just punishment,4

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3 how shall we escape if we ignore such a great salvation?5 This salvation, which was first announced by the Lord,6 was confirmed to us by those who heard him.7

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4 God also testified to it by signs, wonders and various miracles,8 and gifts of the Holy Spirit9 distributed according to his will.10

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Jesus Made Like His Brothers

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 someone11 has testified: "What is man that you are mindful of him, the son of man that you care for him?12

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

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        • a 2:7 - Or "him for a little while"; also in verse 9