1 Long ago God spokea to our ancestors by the prophetsb at different times and in different ways.c 2 In these last days,d he has spoken to us by his Son. God has appointed him heir of all thingse and made the universeA,f through him. 3 The Son is the radianceB of God’s glory and the exact expressionC of his nature,g sustaining all things by his powerful word.h After making purification for sins,D he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.E,i 4 So he became superior to the angels, just as the name he inherited is more excellent than theirs.j
5 For to which of the angels did he ever say,
You are my Son;
I will be his Father,
He makes his angels winds,K
8 but toN the Son:
Your throne, God,
is forever and ever,
and the scepter of your kingdom
is a scepter of justice.o
and hated lawlessness;
this is why God, your God,
has anointed you
with the oil of joyp
In the beginning, Lord,
you established the earth,
and the heavens are the works of your hands;q
They will all wear out like clothing;r
12 you will roll them up like a cloak,Q
and they will be changed like clothing.
But you are the same,
Sit at my right hand
14 Are they not all ministering spirits sent out to serve those who are going to inherit salvation?u
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