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Therefore = On account of (Greek. dia . App-104 .Hebrews 2:2; Hebrews 2:2 ) this.
give, &c . Literally give heed more abundantly.
lest . Greek. me . App-105 .
lest . . . slip = lest . . . we should let glide away. Greek. pararreo. Literally flow beside. Only here.
at any time = haply.
word . Greek. logos. App-121 .
spoken . Greek. laleo . App-121 .
stedfast . Greek. bebaios. See Romans 4:16 . Compare Hebrews 2:3 .
transgression . Greek. parabasis. See Romans 2:23 . Compare App-128 .
disobedience . Greek. parakoe. App-128 . Hebrews 2:2 .
just . Greek. endikos. See App-191 .
recompence, &c . Greek. misthapodosia. Only here, Hebrews 10:35 ; Hebrews 11:26 . Compare Hebrews 11:6 .
if we neglect = neglecting. Greek. ameleo. See 1 Timothy 4:14 .
which, &c . Literally receiving a beginning.
Lord . App-98 .
and . Omit.
confirmed . Greek. bebaioo. See Romans 15:8 .
unto . Greek. eis . App-104 .
by . Greek. hupo. App-104 .
God. App-98 .
bearing . . . witness = bearing witness with. Greek. sunepimartureo. Only here.
signs, wonders, miracles . See App-176Hebrews 3:2 , Hebrews 3:1 .
gifts = distributions. Greek. merismos. Only here and Hebrews 4:12 .
Holy Ghost . App-101 .
according to . Greek. kata. App-104 .
will . Greek. thelesis. Only here. Compare App-102 .
For, &c . Read, "For not ( App-105 ) to angels did He subject".
unto = to.
world . Greek. oikoumene. App-129 . Compare Hebrews 1:6 .
whereof = concerning (Greek. peri App-104 ) which,
one App-123 .
testified . Greek. diamarturomai See Acts 2:40 .
man . Greek. anthropos. App-123 .
art mindful. Greek. mimneskomai. Compare Hebrews 13:3 .
Son of Man . See App-98 . No article.
visitest . Greek. episkeptomai. App-133 .
madest . . . lower . Greek. elattoo. Only here, Hebrews 2:9 , and John 3:30 (decrease).
a little = for a little while.
the . Omit.
crownedst . Greek. stephanoo. See 2 Timothy 2:5 .
glory . See p. 1511.
nothing . Greek. oudeis.
not, &c . Greek. anupotaktos. See 1 Timothy 1:9 . This is said by Figure of speech Prolepsis, or Anticipation. App-6 .
now . Emph. see. Greek. horao. App-133 .:8.
not yet . Greek. oupo .
put under = subjected to.
see . Greek. blepo. App-133 . Read, "see Him Who was made . . . angels, even Jesus".
Jesus . App-98 .
for . . . honour . Parenthesis ( App-6 ) inserted. Omit the comma after "death".
for = because of. Greek. dia . App-104 .Hebrews 2:2 .
all things . Compare Romans 11:36 . Ephesians 3:9 . Co Hebrews 1:1 , Heb 1:17 .
make . . . perfect . Greek. teleioo. App-125 .
Captain . Greek. archegos . See Acts 3:15
One. i.e. God.
brethren . The Lord's condescension does not justify the irreverence of calling Him our "elder Brother".
declare . Greek. apangello. See Acts 4:23 .
church . Greek. ekklesia . App-186 .
sing praise unto . Greek. humneo. See Acts 16:25 . Cited from Psalms 22:22 .
put my trust . Greek. peitho. App-150 .
in = upon. Greek. epi . App-104 . Cited from 2 Samuel 22:3 .
children . Greek. paidion. App-108 .
hath given = gave. Cited from Isaiah 8:18 .
flesh and blood. The texts read "blood and flesh". In Hebrews flesh is never used in the moral sense of Romans 7:18 , but always of natural body.
He, &c . = Himself also.
likewise . Greek. paraplesios. Only here. Compare Philippians 1:2 , Philippians 1:27 .
took part . Greek. metecho. See 1 Corinthians 9:10 .
the same . The same (things), i.e. flesh and blood, not the same flesh and blood, which had become corrupted by Adam's sin. "This same Jesus" was a direct creation of God. Compare Luke 1:35 .
that = in order that Greek. hina.
destroy . Greek. katargeo. See Luke 13:7 .
that had = holding.
power . Greek. kratos. App-172 .
deliver . Greek. apallasso. See Acts 19:12 .
through . No preposition. Dative case.
all = through (Greek. dia) all.
subject to . Greek. enochos. See Matthew 26:66 .
bondage . Greek. douleia. App-190 .
verily = certainly. Greek. depou. Only here.
took, &c . = taketh not ( App-105 ) hold of angels.
took . Greek. epilambanomai. First occurance: Matthew 14:31 . Compare Acts 9:27 .
in = according to, as in Hebrews 2:4 .
be = become.
faithful . Greek. pistos . App-150 .
High Priest . Occurs very frequently in Gospels and Acts; seventeen times in Hebrews; and nowhere else after Acts. A significant silence.
pertaining to . Greek. pr o s . App-104 .
make reconciliation . Greek. hilaskomai. See Luke 18:13 and App-196 .
sins . Greek. hamartia. App-128 .
people . Greek. laos. See Acts 2:47 .
in that = wherein.
tempted = tried or tested. Compare Matthew 4:1 and Luke 22:23 .
succour . Compare 2 Corinthians 6:2 .
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