Hebrews 2:6-16 NLT

6 For in one place the Scriptures say, “What are mere mortals that you should think about them, or a son of mana that you should care for him?

References for Hebrews 2:6

    • 2:6 - Or the Son of Man.
      7 Yet you made them only a little lower than the angels and crowned them with glory and honor.b

      References for Hebrews 2:7

        • 2:7 - Some manuscripts add You gave them charge of everything you made.
          8 You gave them authority over all things.”c Now when it says “all things,” it means nothing is left out. But we have not yet seen all things put under their authority.

          References for Hebrews 2:8

            • 2:8 - Ps 8:4-6 (Greek version).
              9 What we do see is Jesus, who was given a position “a little lower than the angels”; and because he suffered death for us, he is now “crowned with glory and honor.” Yes, by God’s grace, Jesus tasted death for everyone.
              10 God, for whom and through whom everything was made, chose to bring many children into glory. And it was only right that he should make Jesus, through his suffering, a perfect leader, fit to bring them into their salvation.
              11 So now Jesus and the ones he makes holy have the same Father. That is why Jesus is not ashamed to call them his brothers and sisters.d

              References for Hebrews 2:11

                • 2:11 - Greek brothers; also in 2:12 .
                  12 For he said to God, “I will proclaim your name to my brothers and sisters. I will praise you among your assembled people.”e

                  References for Hebrews 2:12

                    • 2:12 - Ps 22:22 .
                      13 He also said, “I will put my trust in him,” that is, “I and the children God has given me.”f

                      References for Hebrews 2:13

                        • 2:13 - Isa 8:17-18 .
                          14 Because God’s children are human beings—made of flesh and blood—the Son also became flesh and blood. For only as a human being could he die, and only by dying could he break the power of the devil, who hadg the power of death.

                          References for Hebrews 2:14

                            • 2:14 - Or has.
                              15 Only in this way could he set free all who have lived their lives as slaves to the fear of dying.
                              16 We also know that the Son did not come to help angels; he came to help the descendants of Abraham.