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Hebrews 2

Introduction

Overview

Hebrews 2:1, We ought to be obedient to Christ Jesus; Hebrews 2:5, and that because he vouchsafed to take our nature upon him; Hebrews 2:14, as it was necessary.

Verse 1

Therefore: Hebrews 2:2-4, Hebrews 1:1, Hebrews 1:2, Hebrews 12:25, Hebrews 12:26

the more: Deuteronomy 4:9, Deuteronomy 4:23, Deuteronomy 32:46, Deuteronomy 32:47, Joshua 23:11, Joshua 23:12, 1 Chronicles 22:13, Psalms 119:9, Proverbs 2:1-6, Proverbs 3:21, Proverbs 4:1-4, Proverbs 4:20-22, Proverbs 7:1, Proverbs 7:2, Luke 8:15, Luke 9:44

we should: Hebrews 12:5, Matthew 16:9, Mark 8:18, 2 Peter 1:12, 2 Peter 1:13, 2 Peter 1:15, 2 Peter 3:1

let them slip: Gr. run out, as leaking vessels, Habakkuk 1:6, Habakkuk 2:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:27 - to the Exodus 16:32 - General Numbers 16:49 - fourteen thousand Deuteronomy 6:8 - General Deuteronomy 11:16 - Take heed Deuteronomy 11:18 - ye lay up Deuteronomy 16:9 - General Deuteronomy 18:15 - like unto me Deuteronomy 30:14 - very 2 Kings 10:31 - took no heed Nehemiah 8:3 - ears Job 21:2 - Hear Psalms 39:1 - I said Psalms 68:21 - of such Proverbs 4:13 - Take Proverbs 10:17 - the way Proverbs 21:11 - the scorner Isaiah 1:20 - if ye refuse Isaiah 21:7 - he hearkened Jeremiah 17:21 - Take Ezekiel 3:19 - if thou Ezekiel 33:5 - heard Matthew 6:1 - heed Matthew 13:19 - and understandeth Matthew 17:5 - hear Matthew 24:15 - whoso Mark 4:3 - Hearken Mark 4:15 - these Mark 4:24 - Take Mark 9:7 - hear Luke 8:5 - fell Luke 8:18 - heed Acts 3:22 - him 1 Corinthians 15:2 - keep in memory 2 Corinthians 7:7 - earnest Hebrews 3:12 - Take Hebrews 4:1 - us therefore Hebrews 4:14 - let Hebrews 12:15 - Looking Hebrews 13:22 - suffer 1 John 2:24 - abide Revelation 3:3 - Remember

Verse 2

spoken: Deuteronomy 32:2, Psalms 68:17, Acts 7:53, Galatians 3:19

every: Hebrews 10:28, Exodus 32:27, Exodus 32:28, Leviticus 10:1, Leviticus 10:2, Leviticus 24:14-16, Numbers 11:33, Numbers 14:28-37, Numbers 15:30-36, Numbers 16:31-35, Numbers 16:49, Numbers 20:11, Numbers 20:12, Numbers 21:6, Numbers 25:9, Deuteronomy 4:3, Deuteronomy 4:4, Deuteronomy 17:2, Deuteronomy 17:5, Deuteronomy 17:12, Deuteronomy 27:26, 1 Corinthians 10:5-12, Jude 1:5

recompense: Hebrews 10:35, Hebrews 11:6, Hebrews 11:26,*Gr.

Reciprocal: Exodus 35:2 - whosoever Leviticus 24:23 - General Numbers 19:13 - purifieth Deuteronomy 33:2 - ten thousands Job 34:33 - he will Psalms 91:8 - reward Proverbs 12:14 - and Matthew 21:44 - but John 8:28 - and that Acts 7:35 - by Acts 7:38 - with the Romans 11:9 - a recompense Colossians 3:25 - receive Hebrews 2:1 - Therefore Hebrews 12:15 - Looking 1 Peter 4:17 - what 2 Peter 2:13 - the reward

Verse 3

How: Hebrews 4:1, Hebrews 4:11, Hebrews 10:28, Hebrews 10:29, Hebrews 12:25, Isaiah 20:6, Ezekiel 17:15, Ezekiel 17:18, Matthew 23:33, Romans 2:3, 1 Thessalonians 5:3, 1 Peter 4:17, 1 Peter 4:18, Revelation 6:16, Revelation 6:17

so: Hebrews 5:9, Hebrews 7:25, Hebrews 7:26, Isaiah 12:2, Isaiah 51:5, Isaiah 51:8, Isaiah 62:11, Luke 1:69, John 3:16-18, Acts 4:12, 1 Timothy 1:15, Titus 2:11, Revelation 7:10

began: Hebrews 1:2, Matthew 4:17, Mark 1:14, Luke 24:19, Acts 2:22

and was: Mark 16:15-19, Luke 1:2, Luke 24:47, Luke 24:48, John 15:27, Acts 1:22, Acts 10:40-42

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:17 - Escape Exodus 32:28 - there fell Exodus 35:2 - whosoever Leviticus 24:23 - General Numbers 9:13 - forbeareth Numbers 19:13 - purifieth Deuteronomy 4:9 - keep thy soul Deuteronomy 18:19 - General 1 Samuel 19:5 - wrought Job 11:20 - they shall not escape Job 36:18 - then Psalms 50:3 - a fire Proverbs 8:36 - he Isaiah 55:6 - Seek Jeremiah 4:30 - And when Jeremiah 44:14 - shall escape Ezekiel 33:9 - if he Daniel 10:14 - the vision Micah 5:8 - and none Zephaniah 1:6 - and those Zechariah 11:6 - and out Matthew 11:22 - It shall Matthew 13:37 - is Matthew 21:41 - He will Matthew 21:44 - but Matthew 22:5 - they Luke 9:2 - General Luke 9:35 - hear Luke 14:21 - being John 3:18 - he that believeth not John 3:36 - but John 8:24 - for John 8:28 - and that John 10:25 - the works John 12:48 - rejecteth John 15:24 - If John 19:35 - he that Acts 3:23 - that every Acts 4:20 - the things Acts 5:32 - are Acts 13:31 - who Acts 13:40 - Beware Acts 17:26 - hath determined Acts 20:24 - to testify 1 Corinthians 1:6 - was 2 Corinthians 13:8 - General Ephesians 1:13 - the gospel 1 Thessalonians 1:5 - in much 2 Thessalonians 1:8 - and that Hebrews 6:9 - things Hebrews 10:15 - General Hebrews 10:27 - a certain Hebrews 11:1 - substance James 1:21 - which 2 Peter 2:13 - the reward 1 John 5:7 - the Holy Revelation 20:15 - whosoever

Verse 4

God: Mark 16:20, John 15:26, Acts 2:32, Acts 2:33, Acts 3:15, Acts 3:16, Acts 4:10, Acts 14:3, Acts 19:11, Acts 19:12, Romans 15:18, Romans 15:19

gifts: or, distributions, 1 Corinthians 12:4-11, Ephesians 4:8-11

according: Daniel 4:35, Ephesians 1:5, Ephesians 1:9

Reciprocal: Psalms 74:9 - We see Psalms 86:10 - For Ezekiel 4:3 - This Daniel 6:27 - and he Daniel 11:3 - do Zechariah 9:14 - seen Luke 9:2 - General Luke 14:34 - but Luke 24:48 - General John 6:30 - What John 8:18 - and John 14:11 - or John 14:26 - Holy Ghost John 15:24 - If John 19:35 - he that Acts 2:11 - wonderful Acts 2:22 - a man Acts 4:20 - the things Acts 4:33 - with Acts 5:12 - by Acts 5:32 - and so Acts 8:7 - unclean Acts 13:31 - who Acts 15:8 - bare Acts 20:24 - to testify 1 Corinthians 1:6 - was 1 Corinthians 12:10 - the working 1 Corinthians 12:11 - as 2 Corinthians 6:7 - the power 2 Corinthians 13:8 - General Galatians 3:2 - Received 1 Thessalonians 1:5 - in the Hebrews 6:4 - partakers Hebrews 10:15 - General 1 Peter 1:12 - with 1 Peter 4:17 - what 1 John 5:7 - the Holy 1 John 5:9 - we

Verse 5

the world: Hebrews 6:5, 2 Peter 3:13, Revelation 11:15

Reciprocal: Galatians 1:4 - from Galatians 3:19 - by Ephesians 1:21 - in that Hebrews 2:8 - hast Hebrews 9:10 - until

Verse 6

in: Hebrews 4:4, Hebrews 5:6, 1 Peter 1:11

What: Job 7:17, Job 7:18, Job 15:14, Psalms 8:4-8, Psalms 144:3, Isaiah 40:17

the son: Job 25:6, Psalms 146:3, Psalms 146:4, Isaiah 51:12

visitest: Genesis 50:24, Luke 1:68, Luke 1:78, Luke 7:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:26 - have dominion Exodus 3:16 - visited John 21:6 - They cast 1 Timothy 2:5 - the man

Verse 7

madest: Hebrews 2:9

a little lower than: or, a little while inferior to

Reciprocal: Exodus 3:16 - visited Psalms 8:5 - thou Psalms 65:11 - crownest Proverbs 4:9 - a crown Zechariah 6:13 - bear Matthew 17:27 - and take Mark 11:3 - that John 5:27 - because Ephesians 4:9 - the lower 2 Timothy 2:5 - is he Hebrews 12:2 - for

Verse 8

hast: Hebrews 2:5, Hebrews 1:13, Psalms 2:6, Daniel 7:14, Matthew 28:18, John 3:35, John 13:3, 1 Corinthians 15:27, Ephesians 1:21, Ephesians 1:22, Philippians 2:9-11, 1 Peter 3:22, Revelation 1:5, Revelation 1:18, Revelation 5:11-13

but: Job 30:1-12, Job 41:1-34, 1 Corinthians 15:24, 1 Corinthians 15:25

Reciprocal: Psalms 8:6 - put Zechariah 3:5 - fair Matthew 11:27 - are Matthew 17:27 - and take Luke 10:22 - All things Luke 24:26 - General John 17:2 - As Acts 19:17 - the name Hebrews 1:2 - appointed

Verse 9

Jesus: Hebrews 8:3, Hebrews 10:5, Genesis 3:15, Isaiah 7:14, Isaiah 11:1, Isaiah 53:2-10, Romans 8:3, Galatians 4:4, Philippians 2:7-9

for the: or, by the

crowned: Psalms 21:3-5, Acts 2:33, Revelation 19:12

by: John 3:16, Romans 5:8, Romans 5:18, Romans 8:32, 2 Corinthians 5:21, 2 Corinthians 6:1, 1 John 4:9, 1 John 4:10

taste: Matthew 6:28, Mark 9:1, Luke 9:27, John 8:52

for every: John 1:29, John 12:32, 2 Corinthians 5:15, 1 Timothy 2:6, 1 John 2:2, Revelation 5:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 28:2 - glory 2 Kings 11:12 - put the crown 1 Chronicles 29:25 - bestowed 2 Chronicles 23:11 - put upon Psalms 8:5 - thou Psalms 89:19 - exalted Psalms 110:7 - therefore Song of Solomon 3:11 - behold Song of Solomon 8:1 - find thee Ezekiel 34:24 - a prince Micah 2:13 - their Zechariah 3:5 - fair Zechariah 6:11 - make Matthew 16:28 - taste Luke 10:37 - He that John 3:35 - and John 10:17 - General John 10:18 - but John 12:24 - if John 13:3 - knowing John 14:28 - Father John 17:2 - As Acts 3:13 - hath Acts 3:22 - of your Acts 19:17 - the name Romans 5:15 - and the gift 2 Corinthians 5:14 - one Ephesians 1:20 - and set Ephesians 4:9 - the lower Philippians 2:9 - God 1 Timothy 3:16 - God 2 Timothy 2:5 - is he Titus 2:11 - the grace Hebrews 1:2 - appointed Hebrews 1:4 - so Hebrews 2:7 - madest Hebrews 3:3 - this 1 Peter 1:21 - gave Revelation 14:14 - a golden

Verse 10

it: Hebrews 7:26, Genesis 18:25, Luke 2:14, Luke 24:26, Luke 24:46, Romans 3:25, Romans 3:26, Ephesians 1:6-8, Ephesians 2:7, Ephesians 3:10, 1 Peter 1:12

for: Proverbs 16:4, Isaiah 43:21, Romans 11:36, 1 Corinthians 8:6, 2 Corinthians 5:18, Colossians 1:16, Colossians 1:17, Revelation 4:11

many: Hosea 8:10, John 11:52, Romans 8:14-18, Romans 8:29, Romans 8:30, Romans 9:25, Romans 9:26, 2 Corinthians 6:18, Galatians 3:26, Ephesians 1:5, 1 John 3:1, 1 John 3:2, Revelation 7:9

glory: Romans 9:23, 1 Corinthians 2:7, 2 Corinthians 3:18, 2 Corinthians 4:17, Colossians 3:4, 2 Timothy 2:10, 1 Peter 5:1, 1 Peter 5:10

the captain: Hebrews 6:20, Hebrews 12:2, Joshua 5:14, Joshua 5:15, Isaiah 55:4, Micah 2:13, Acts 3:15, Acts 5:31

perfect: Hebrews 5:8, Hebrews 5:9, Luke 13:32, Luke 24:26, Luke 24:46, John 19:30

Reciprocal: Leviticus 4:25 - put Leviticus 4:30 - upon the horns Leviticus 4:34 - the horns of the altar Leviticus 5:9 - sprinkle Leviticus 8:23 - Moses took Leviticus 9:9 - General Numbers 7:15 - General Deuteronomy 14:1 - the children 1 Samuel 10:1 - captain 1 Samuel 13:14 - captain over 1 Samuel 22:2 - a captain 2 Samuel 5:2 - a captain 2 Kings 20:5 - the captain 2 Chronicles 13:12 - for our captain Psalms 110:7 - therefore Song of Solomon 5:10 - the chiefest Ezekiel 34:24 - a prince Daniel 8:11 - the prince John 12:24 - if Hebrews 2:14 - the children Hebrews 7:28 - consecrated 1 Peter 2:21 - because Revelation 12:7 - Michael

Verse 11

he that: Hebrews 10:10, Hebrews 10:14, Hebrews 13:12, John 17:19

all: Hebrews 2:14, John 17:21, Acts 17:26, Galatians 4:4

he is: Hebrews 11:16, Mark 8:38, Luke 9:26

to call: Matthew 12:48-50, Matthew 25:40, Matthew 28:10, John 20:17, Romans 8:29

Reciprocal: Genesis 46:31 - General Genesis 47:1 - Joseph Leviticus 8:30 - the anointing Leviticus 16:18 - General Leviticus 25:48 - General Ruth 3:2 - is not Boaz 1 Chronicles 28:2 - my brethren Psalms 22:22 - I will Proverbs 17:17 - General Song of Solomon 4:9 - my sister Song of Solomon 8:1 - that thou Matthew 12:50 - the same Mark 3:34 - Behold Luke 8:21 - My mother John 1:14 - the Word Acts 20:32 - which are 1 Corinthians 1:2 - sanctified 1 Corinthians 6:11 - but ye are sanctified 1 Thessalonians 5:23 - sanctify Hebrews 1:9 - thy fellows Hebrews 2:17 - it Hebrews 10:29 - wherewith

Verse 12

I will: Psalms 22:22, Psalms 22:25

in: Psalms 40:10, Psalms 111:1, John 18:20

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 28:2 - my brethren Psalms 26:12 - in the Psalms 35:18 - give Psalms 40:9 - preached Psalms 109:30 - I will praise Psalms 149:1 - in the congregation Song of Solomon 5:1 - my sister Song of Solomon 8:1 - that thou Mark 3:34 - Behold John 17:6 - have manifested John 17:26 - I have 1 John 1:3 - declare

Verse 13

I will: 2 Samuel 22:3, Psalms 16:1, Psalms 18:2, Psalms 36:7, Psalms 36:8, Psalms 91:2, Isaiah 12:2, Isaiah 50:7-9, Matthew 27:43

Behold: Isaiah 8:18, Isaiah 53:10

which: Genesis 33:5, Genesis 48:9, Psalms 127:3, John 10:29, John 17:6-12, 1 Corinthians 4:15

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:25 - General Psalms 21:7 - For the Psalms 22:30 - A seed Isaiah 9:6 - The everlasting Father John 17:12 - I kept

Verse 14

the children: Hebrews 2:10

of flesh: 1 Corinthians 15:50

he also: Hebrews 2:18, Hebrews 4:15, Genesis 3:15, Isaiah 7:14, John 1:14, Romans 8:3, Galatians 4:4, Philippians 2:7, Philippians 2:8, 1 Timothy 3:16, he through, Hebrews 9:15, Isaiah 53:12, John 12:24, John 12:31-33, Romans 14:9, Colossians 2:15, Revelation 1:18

destroy: Isaiah 25:8, Hosea 13:14, 1 Corinthians 15:54, 1 Corinthians 15:55, 2 Timothy 1:10

the devil: Matthew 25:41, 1 John 3:8-10, Revelation 2:10, Revelation 12:9, Revelation 20:2

Reciprocal: Leviticus 14:5 - earthen vessel Leviticus 16:4 - holy linen coat Leviticus 25:25 - General Judges 9:2 - your bone Judges 14:14 - Out of the eater Judges 16:30 - So the dead 1 Samuel 17:51 - his sword 2 Samuel 5:1 - we Psalms 18:17 - strong Psalms 45:7 - above Psalms 68:20 - unto Psalms 98:1 - his right Psalms 118:13 - General Isaiah 8:18 - I and the Isaiah 9:6 - The everlasting Father Isaiah 40:10 - with strong hand Isaiah 42:7 - to bring Isaiah 49:25 - Even Isaiah 63:5 - mine own Jeremiah 31:11 - redeemed Daniel 7:13 - one like Micah 2:13 - breaker Matthew 4:2 - he was Matthew 6:13 - deliver Matthew 16:13 - I the Matthew 22:45 - how Matthew 27:50 - yielded Mark 3:27 - General Mark 5:7 - that Luke 4:34 - art Luke 8:35 - and found Luke 10:18 - I beheld Satan Luke 16:22 - was carried John 10:18 - but John 12:27 - but John 16:11 - the John 19:30 - and he Acts 2:24 - because Acts 10:38 - healing Acts 26:18 - and from Romans 6:9 - death Romans 16:20 - shall 1 Corinthians 15:13 - General 1 Corinthians 15:26 - General Galatians 1:16 - flesh Galatians 4:31 - we Colossians 1:13 - delivered Hebrews 2:11 - all Hebrews 2:17 - it Hebrews 5:7 - the Hebrews 10:5 - but Revelation 1:13 - like Revelation 12:11 - they overcame Revelation 21:4 - no

Verse 15

deliver: Job 33:21-28, Psalms 33:19, Psalms 56:13, Psalms 89:48, Luke 1:74, Luke 1:75, 2 Corinthians 1:10

through: Job 18:11, Job 18:14, Job 24:17, Psalms 55:4, Psalms 73:19, 1 Corinthians 15:50-57

subject: Romans 8:15, Romans 8:21, Galatians 4:21, 2 Timothy 1:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:15 - it shall Judges 14:14 - Out of the eater Judges 16:30 - So the dead Psalms 18:17 - strong Psalms 68:20 - unto Psalms 98:1 - his right Isaiah 25:8 - He Isaiah 42:7 - to bring Isaiah 49:25 - Even Isaiah 53:3 - a man Isaiah 53:12 - will I Isaiah 63:5 - mine own Jeremiah 31:11 - redeemed Micah 2:13 - breaker Matthew 6:13 - deliver Luke 8:35 - and found John 10:18 - but John 19:30 - and he Acts 10:38 - healing Acts 26:18 - and from Romans 6:9 - death Romans 7:24 - who Romans 16:20 - shall 1 Corinthians 15:54 - Death Galatians 4:31 - we 2 Timothy 1:10 - who Revelation 12:11 - they overcame Revelation 21:4 - no

Verse 16

verily: Hebrews 6:16, Hebrews 12:10, Romans 2:25, 1 Peter 1:20

took not: etc. Gr. taketh not hold of angels, but of the seed of Abraham he taketh hold

the seed: Genesis 22:18, Matthew 1:1-17, Romans 4:16-25, Galatians 3:16, Galatians 3:29

Reciprocal: Psalms 8:5 - thou John 11:35 - General

Verse 17

it: Hebrews 2:11, Hebrews 2:14, Philippians 2:7, Philippians 2:8

a merciful: Hebrews 3:2, Hebrews 3:5, Hebrews 4:15, Hebrews 4:16, Hebrews 5:1, Hebrews 5:2, Isaiah 11:5

to make: Leviticus 6:30, Leviticus 8:15, 2 Chronicles 29:24, Ezekiel 45:15, Ezekiel 45:17, Ezekiel 45:20, Daniel 9:24, Romans 5:10, 2 Corinthians 5:18-21, Ephesians 2:16, Colossians 1:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:21 - I Exodus 23:9 - ye know Exodus 28:30 - upon his heart Leviticus 4:20 - an atonement Leviticus 9:15 - General Leviticus 16:15 - Then shall Numbers 25:13 - atonement 1 Samuel 2:35 - I will raise Isaiah 42:3 - bruised Matthew 14:14 - and was Matthew 20:34 - Jesus Mark 1:13 - tempted Mark 1:41 - moved Mark 4:38 - in the Mark 6:34 - saw Mark 8:2 - compassion Mark 10:49 - stood Mark 11:12 - he was Luke 7:13 - he Luke 22:43 - strengthening John 1:29 - which John 4:6 - being John 11:35 - General Romans 7:21 - evil 1 Corinthians 1:9 - God Colossians 1:7 - a Colossians 1:20 - reconcile 2 Timothy 2:2 - faithful Hebrews 3:1 - and Hebrews 4:14 - a great Hebrews 9:11 - an high priest Hebrews 10:21 - an

Verse 18

suffered: Hebrews 4:15, Hebrews 4:16, Hebrews 5:2, Hebrews 5:7-9, Matthew 4:1-10, Matthew 26:37-39, Luke 22:53

he is: Hebrews 7:25, Hebrews 7:26, John 10:29, Philippians 3:21, 2 Timothy 1:12, Jude 1:24

them: 1 Corinthians 10:13, 2 Corinthians 12:7-10, 2 Peter 2:9, Revelation 3:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:15 - thou Exodus 23:9 - ye know Isaiah 42:3 - bruised Isaiah 63:9 - all their Jeremiah 45:2 - unto Mark 1:13 - tempted Luke 4:2 - tempted Luke 22:28 - General John 14:18 - will not Hebrews 2:14 - he also

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Hebrews 2". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/hebrews-2.html.