For it was not to angels that God subjected the world to come, of which we are speaking.
It has been testified somewhere, "What is man that thou art mindful of him, or the son of man, that thou carest for him?
Thou didst make him for a little while lower than the angels, thou hast crowned him with glory and honor,
putting everything in subjection under his feet." Now in putting everything in subjection to him, he left nothing outside his control. As it is, we do not yet see everything in subjection to him.
But we see Jesus, who for a little while was made lower than the angels, crowned with glory and honor because of the suffering of death, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for every one.
For it was fitting that he, for whom and by whom all things exist, in bringing many sons to glory, should make the pioneer of their salvation perfect through suffering.
For he who sanctifies and those who are sanctified have all one origin. That is why he is not ashamed to call them brethren,
saying, "I will proclaim thy name to my brethren, in the midst of the congregation I will praise thee."