Hebrews 1:1-4 LEB

God’s Full and Final Revelation in the Son

1 [Although]a God spoke long ago in many partsb and in many ways to the fathers by the prophets,

References for Hebrews 1:1

    • a 1:1 - *Here "[although]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("spoke") which is understood as concessive
    • b 1:1 - Or "portions"
      2 in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, whom he appointed heir of all [things], through whom also he made the world,c

      References for Hebrews 1:2

        • c 1:2 - Or "the universe"; literally "the ages"
          3 who is the radiance of his glory and the representation of his essence, sustaining all [things] by the word of power.d [When he]e had made purification for sins through him, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

          References for Hebrews 1:3

            • d 1:3 - Some manuscripts have "by the word of his power. [When he] had made purification for sins, he sat down"
            • e 1:3 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("had made") which is understood as temporal
              4 having become by so much better than the angels, by as much as he has inherited a more excellent name than theirs.