having become so much better than the angels, as he has inherited a more excellent name than they have.
Aren't they all ministering spirits, sent out to do service for the sake of those who will inherit salvation?
For it became him, for whom are all things, and through whom are all things, in bringing many children to glory, to make the author of their salvation perfect through sufferings.
he again defines a certain day, today, saying through David so long a time afterward (just as has been said), "Today if you will hear his voice, Don't harden your hearts."
Having been made perfect, he became to all of those who obey him the author of eternal salvation,
and then fell away, it is impossible to renew them again to repentance; seeing they crucify the Son of God for themselves again, and put him to open shame.
But, beloved, we are persuaded of better things for you, and things that accompany salvation, even though we speak like this.
by which will we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.
but he, when he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, sat down on the right hand of God;
by the way which he dedicated for us, a new and living way, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh;