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1 We must therefore pay even more attention to what we have heard, so that we will not drift away. 1 We must pay more careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away.
2 For if the message spoken through angels was legally binding, and every transgression and disobedience received a just punishment, 2 For if the message spoken by angels was binding, and every violation and disobedience received its just punishment,
3 how will we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was first spoken by the Lord and was confirmed to us by those who heard Him. 3 how shall we escape if we ignore such a great salvation? This salvation, which was first announced by the Lord, was confirmed to us by those who heard him.
4 At the same time, God also testified by signs and wonders, various miracles, and distributions [of gifts] from the Holy Spirit according to His will. 4 God also testified to it by signs, wonders and various miracles, and gifts of the Holy Spirit distributed according to his will.
5 For He has not subjected to angels the world to come that we are talking about. 5 It is not to angels that he has subjected the world to come, about which we are speaking.
6 But one has somewhere testified: What is man, that You remember him, or the son of man, that You care for him? 6 But there is a place where someone has testified: "What is man that you are mindful of him, the son of man that you care for him?
7 You made him lower than the angels for a short time; You crowned him with glory and honor 7 You made him a little lower than the angels; you crowned him with glory and honor
8 and subjected everything under his feet. For in subjecting everything to him, He left nothing not subject to him. As it is, we do not yet see everything subjected to him. 8 and put everything under his feet." In putting everything under him, God left nothing that is not subject to him. Yet at present we do not see everything subject to him.
9 But we do see Jesus- made lower than the angels for a short time so that by God's grace He might taste death for everyone-crowned with glory and honor because of the suffering of death. 9 But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels, now crowned with glory and honor because he suffered death, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone.
10 For it was fitting, in bringing many sons to glory, that He, for whom and through whom all things exist, should make the source of their salvation perfect through sufferings. 10 In bringing many sons to glory, it was fitting that God, for whom and through whom everything exists, should make the author of their salvation perfect through suffering.
11 For the One who sanctifies and those who are sanctified all have one Father. That is why He is not ashamed to call them brothers, 11 Both the one who makes men holy and those who are made holy are of the same family. So Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers.
12 saying: I will proclaim Your name to My brothers; I will sing hymns to You in the congregation. 12 He says, "I will declare your name to my brothers; in the presence of the congregation I will sing your praises."
13 Again, I will trust in Him. And again, Here I am with the children God gave Me. 13 And again, "I will put my trust in him." And again he says, "Here am I, and the children God has given me."
14 Now since the children have flesh and blood in common, He also shared in these, so that through His death He might destroy the one holding the power of death-that is, the Devil- 14 Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might destroy him who holds the power of death--that is, the devil--
15 and free those who were held in slavery all their lives by the fear of death. 15 and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear of death.
16 For it is clear that He does not reach out to help angels, but to help Abraham's offspring. 16 For surely it is not angels he helps, but Abraham's descendants.
17 Therefore He had to be like His brothers in every way, so that He could become a merciful and faithful high priest in service to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people. 17 For this reason he had to be made like his brothers in every way, in order that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in service to God, and that he might make atonement for the sins of the people.
18 For since He Himself was tested and has suffered, He is able to help those who are tested. 18 Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.