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Hebrews 1:8-9

Of

the Son he says, “Your throne, O God, is forever and ever. The scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your Kingdom. You have loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness above your fellows.”
Hebrews 1:8-9


Context

Hebrews 1 [5.] For to which of the angels did he say at any time,

“You are my Son.
Today have I become your father?”[a]
and again,

“I will be to him a Father,
and he will be to me a Son?”[b]

Hebrews 1 [6.] When he again brings in the firstborn into the world he says, “Let all the angels of God worship him.”[c] [7.] Of the angels he says,

“Who makes his angels winds,
and his servants a flame of fire.”[d]

Hebrews 1 [8.] But of the Son he says,

“Your throne, O God, is forever and ever.
The scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your Kingdom.
You have loved righteousness, and hated iniquity;
therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness above your fellows.”
[e]

Hebrews 1 [10.] And,

“You, Lord, in the beginning, laid the foundation of the earth.
The heavens are the works of your hands.
They will perish, but you continue.
They all will grow old like a garment does.
You will roll them up like a mantle,
and they will be changed;
but you are the same.
Your years will not fail.”[f]

Hebrews 1 [13.] But which of the angels has he told at any time,

“Sit at my right hand,
until I make your enemies the footstool of your feet?”[g]
Hebrews 1 [14.] Aren’t they all serving spirits, sent out to do service for the sake of those who will inherit salvation?

Footnotes:

a. Hebrews 1:5 Psalm 2:7.
b. Hebrews 1:5 2 Samuel 7:14; 1 Chronicles 17:13.
c. Hebrews 1:6 Deuteronomy 32:43 LXX.
d. Hebrews 1:7 Psalm 104:4.
e. Hebrews 1:9 Psalm 45:6-7.
f. Hebrews 1:12 Psalm 102:25-27.
g. Hebrews 1:13 Psalm 110:1.


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