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Hebrews 2:5-18 NIRV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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5 God has not put angels in charge of the world that is going to come. We are talking about that world. 5 It is not to angels that he has subjected the world to come, about which we are speaking.
6 There is a place where someone has given witness to it. He said, "What is a human being that you think about him? What is the son of man that you take care of 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 a little lower than the angels. You placed on him a crown of glory and honor. 7 You made him a little lower than the angels; you crowned him with glory and honor
8 You have put everything under his control." #1(Psalm 8:4-6)#2 So God has put everything under him. Everything is under his control. We do not now see everything under his control. 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 already given a crown of glory and honor. He was made a little lower than the angels. He suffered death. By the grace of God, he tasted death for everyone. That is why he was given his crown. 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 God has made everything. He has acted in exactly the right way. He is bringing his many sons and daughters to share in his glory. To do so, he has made the One who saved them perfect because of his 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 The One who makes people holy and the people he makes holy belong to the same family. So Jesus is not ashamed to call them his brothers and sisters. 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 He says, "I will announce your name to my brothers and sisters. I will sing your praises among those who worship you." #1(Psalm 22:22)#2 12 He says, "I will declare your name to my brothers; in the presence of the congregation I will sing your praises."
13 Again he says, "I will put my trust in him." #1(Isaiah 8:17)#2 And again he says, "Here I am. Here are the children God has given me." #1(Isaiah 8:18)#2 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 Those children have bodies made out of flesh and blood. So Jesus became human like them in order to die for them. By doing that, he could destroy the one who rules over the kingdom of death. I'm talking about 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 Jesus could set people free who were afraid of death. All their lives they were held as slaves by that fear. 15 and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear of death.
16 It is certainly Abraham's children that he helps. He doesn't help angels. 16 For surely it is not angels he helps, but Abraham's descendants.
17 So he had to be made like his brothers in every way. Then he could serve God as a kind and faithful high priest. And then he could pay for the sins of the people by dying for them. 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 He himself suffered when he was tempted. Now he is able to help others who are being tempted. 18 Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.