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God . App-98 .
at sundry times = in many portions. Greek. polumeros. Only here.
in divers manners = in many ways. Greek. polutropos. Only here.
spake . Greek. laleo . App-121 .
in time past = of old. Greek. palai. Elsewhere, Matthew 11:21 .Mark 15:44 . Luk 10:13 . 2 Peter 1:9 . Jude 1:4 .
unto = to.
by = in. Greek. en . App-104 .
prophets . App-189 .
Hath . . . spoken = Spake.
in . . . day s = at the end of these days. i.e. at the period closed by the ministry of John.
in . Greek. epi . App-104 .
Son . Greek. huios. App-108 . No article, but its absence only "more emphatically and definitely expresses the exclusive character of His Sonship". See Hebrews 5:8 .
hath . Omit.
by . Greek. dia . App-104 .
also . Read after "worlds".
made . Greek. prepared.
worlds . Greek. aion. App-129 and App-151 . Compare Hebrews 11:3 .
brightness = effulgence. Greek. apaugasma. Only here. Compare Wisdom Hebrews 7:26 .
glory . See p. 1511.
express image . Greek. charakter. Only here. The word means the exact impression as when metal is, pressed into a die, or as a seal upon wax.
parson = substance. Greek. hupostasis. See 2 Corinthians 9:4 .
word Greek. rhema. See Mark 9:32 .
power . Greek. dunamis. App-172 .
when, &c . = having made purification of.
by Himself . The texts omit.
our . The texts omit.
sins . Greek. hamartia. App-128 .
Majesty . Greek. megalosune. Only here, Hebrews 8:1 .Jude 1:25 .
high . Compare Psalms 93:4 ; Psalms 113:4 .
Being made = Having become.
hath . . . obtained = hath inherited. more excellent. Greek. diaphoros. See Romans 12:6 .
name . Compare Acts 2:21 ; Acts 3:16 . Isaiah 9:6 .
For . . . Thee? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
begotten, &c . = brought Thee to the birth. i.e. at resurrection, when the Son became the glorified federal Head of a new order of beings. Compare Hebrews 5:5 ; Acts 13:33 .Romans 1:4 , with 1 Corinthians 15:45 , &c, and Psalms 2:7 (Septuagint)
a = for (Greek. eis) a. Quoted from Psalms 2:7 , which, with Acts 13:33 , tells us that this day was the day of His resurrection. Father. App-98 .
And, &c. Read. "But when He again shall have brought in". Compare 1 Thessalonians 4:14 .
First begotten. Greek. prototokos. See Romans 8:29 . Colossians 1:15 .
world . Greek. oikoumene App-129 .
worship Greek. proskuneo. App-137 . Quoted from Deuteronomy 32:43 , which in the Septuagint reads, "Rejoice, ye heavens, together with Him, and let all the angels of God worship Him. Rejoice, ye nations, with His people, &c. "
of = with reference to. Greek. pros . App-104 .
spirits . App-101 .
ministers . Greek. leitourgos. App-190 .:4. This verse is from the Septuagint of Psalms 104:4 .
unto. Greek. pros, as Hebrews 1:7 .
God . App-98 .
for ever, &c . App-151 .
a = the.
sceptre . Compare Psalms 2:9 . Revelation 2:27 .
righteousness = Rightness. Greek. euthutes See App-191 .
hast loved = lovedst. Greek. agapao. App-135 .
righteousness . Greek. dikaiosune. App-191 .
hated = hatedst.
iniquity . Greek. anomia. App-128 .
therefore = because of ( App-104 .Hebrews 1:2; Hebrews 1:2 ) this.
hath . Omit.
anointed . Compare Luke 4:18 . Acts 4:27 ; Acts 10:38 . 2 Corinthians 1:21 .
above . Greek. para, as Hebrews 1:4
fellows . Greek. metochos. Here, Hebrews 3:1 , Hebrews 3:14 ; Hebrews 6:4 ; Hebrews 12:8 , and Luke 5:7 . Quoted from Psalms 45:6 , Psalms 45:7 . Of no other could this be said.
Lord . App-98 .
in the beginning . Greek. kat ' archas. See John 1:1 .
hast . . . foundation . Literally didst found. Greek. themelioo. App-146 .
earth . Greek. ge . App-129 .
remainest. Greek. diameno. See Galatians 1:2 , Galatians 1:5 .
wax old . Greek. palaioo. Only here, Hebrews 8:13 .Luke 12:33 .
vesture . Greek. peribolaion. Onlyhere and 1 Corinthians 11:15
fold . . . up = roll . . . up. Greek. helisso. Only here. But see Revelation 6:14 .
changed . Greek. allaaso. See Acts 6:14 .
fail . Greek. ekleipo. Only here, and Luke 16:9 ; Luke 22:32 . Verses 10-12 are from Psalms 102:25-27 .
to . Greek. pros. App-104 .
on . Greek. ek. App-104 .
Thy footstool = a footstool (Greek. hupopodion) of Thy feet. See Matthew 22:44 . Cited from Psalms 110:1 .
ministering . Greek. leitourgikos. Only here. Compare Hebrews 1:7 and App-191 .
sent forth . Greek. apoatello. App-174 .
to minister = for (Greek. eis) ministry (Greek. diakonia. App-190 .)
for = on account of. Greek. dia. App-104 .Hebrews 1:2 .
shall be heirs = are about to inherit; Compare Hebrews 1:4 .
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