Hebrews 1 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Long ago God spoke many times and in many ways to our ancestors through the prophets. 1 In the past God spoke to our forefathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways,
2 But now in these final days, he has spoken to us through his Son. God promised everything to the Son as an inheritance, and through the Son he made the universe and everything in it. 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom he made the universe.
3 The Son reflects God's own glory, and everything about him represents God exactly. He sustains the universe by the mighty power of his command. After he died to cleanse us from the stain of sin, he sat down in the place of honor at the right hand of the majestic God of heaven. 3 The Son is the radiance of God's glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word. After he had provided purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty in heaven.
4 This shows that God's Son is far greater than the angels, just as the name God gave him is far greater than their names. 4 So he became as much superior to the angels as the name he has inherited is superior to theirs.
5 For God never said to any angel what he said to Jesus: "You are my Son. Today I have become your Father. " And again God said, "I will be his Father, and he will be my Son." 5 For to which of the angels did God ever say, "You are my Son; today I have become your Father " ? Or again, "I will be his Father, and he will be my Son" ?
6 And then, when he presented his honored Son to the world, God said, "Let all the angels of God worship him." 6 And again, when God brings his firstborn into the world, he says, "Let all God's angels worship him."
7 God calls his angels "messengers swift as the wind, and servants made of flaming fire." 7 In speaking of the angels he says, "He makes his angels winds, his servants flames of fire."
8 But to his Son he says, "Your throne, O God, endures forever and ever. Your royal power is expressed in righteousness. 8 But about the Son he says, "Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever, and righteousness will be the scepter of your kingdom.
9 You love what is right and hate what is wrong. Therefore God, your God, has anointed you, pouring out the oil of joy on you more than on anyone else." 9 You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions by anointing you with the oil of joy."
10 And, "Lord, in the beginning you laid the foundation of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands. 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.
11 Even they will perish, but you remain forever. They will wear out like old clothing. 11 They will perish, but you remain; they will all wear out like a garment.
12 You will roll them up like an old coat. They will fade away like old clothing. But you are always the same; you will never grow old." 12 You will roll them up like a robe; like a garment they will be changed. But you remain the same, and your years will never end."
13 And God never said to an angel, as he did to his Son, "Sit in honor at my right hand until I humble your enemies, making them a footstool under your feet." 13 To which of the angels did God ever say, "Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet" ?
14 But angels are only servants. They are spirits sent from God to care for those who will receive salvation. 14 Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?