1 In the past God spoketo our ancestors through the prophetsat many times and in various ways,2 but in these last dayshe has spoken to us by his Son,whom he appointed heirof all things, and through whomalso he made the universe.3 The Son is the radiance of God’s gloryand the exact representation of his being,sustaining all thingsby his powerful word. After he had provided purification for sins,he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty in heaven.4 So he became as much superior to the angels as the name he has inherited is superior to theirs.
The Son Superior to Angels
5 For to which of the angels did God ever say,
“You are my Son; today I have become your Father”?
“I will be his Father, and he will be my Son”?
6 And again, when God brings his firstborninto the world,he says,