Death, viewed apart from Christ, can only fill with horror, if the sinner dares to think. He rented it to some farmers who were to care for it –and be fruitful with it. It will be told of the Lord to the coming generation. || (This page was last updated on Jan 09, 2020), 33 “Listen to another parable. 34 When the harvest time approached, he sent his slaves to the vine-growers to receive his produce. During that time, He would endure dishonor and be viewed by His creation as less important than the messengers sent before Him. The Passover lamb took the place of the Hebrews’ firstborn when death passed through Egypt. God sent two of them to guard the tree of life in the Garden after the fall. Death's power was manifest; he who wielded that power, lurking beneath it, is here expressed, namely, Satan. It was a mission beneath Jesus’ position and the respect He was due. And the outcome of this ordeal would bring punishment for those leaders and for the nation. All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the L. And all the families of the nations will worship before You. that he by the grace of God--( Titus 2:11 , 3:4 ). Nor is it the listeners in the synagogue. Acts 3:15 , "Prince of life" ( Acts 5:31 ). You make him to rule over the works of Your hands; The birds of the heavens and the fish of the sea. For He did not subject to angels  [messengers] the world to come, concerning which we are speaking. They will come and will declare His righteousness. 36 Again he sent another group of slaves larger than the first; and they did the same thing to them. 6 But I am a worm and not a man, A reproach of men and despised by the people. The Death Angel killed all the firstborn in Egypt who didn’t have the lamb’s blood on their doorposts. The parable warned them that they were about to lose their prominence –other tenants (those who believed Jesus and put their trust in Him) were about to become God’s primary priests. A Psalm of David. it became him--The whole plan was (not only not derogatory to, but) highly becoming God, though unbelief considers it a disgrace [BENGEL]. For in that--that is, "For in that" God saith in the eighth Psalm, "He put the all … Hebrews 2 – Jesus, Our Elder Brother A. Its phrase You have made him for a little while lower than the angels. And He would be the downfall, a stumbling stone, a trap, a snare to those who didn’t. Yet You are He who brought me forth from the womb; You made me trust when upon my mother’s breasts. From the horns of the wild oxen You answer me. 18. his brethren--( Hebrews 2:11 ); "the seed of Abraham" ( Hebrews 2:16 ), and so also the spiritual seed, His elect out of all mankind. testified--the usual way of quoting Scripture to readers familiar with it. Analysis Of The Chapter. He depended on God to take care of him after death. "This world" is used in contrast to express the present fallen condition of the world ( Ephesians 2:2 ). perfect--"to consummate"; to bring to consummated glory through sufferings, as the appointed avenue to it. He uses for "God," the periphrasis, "Him for whom . took not on him, &c.--rather, "It is not angels that He is helping (the present tense implies duration); but it is the seed of Abraham that He is helping." From the mouth of infants and nursing babes You have established strength. 5. merciful--to "the people" deserving wrath by "sins." 20 Deliver my soul from the sword, My only life from the power of the dog. was a prophecy that the Father would send His Son, the Son of Man, on a mission. That's the short version, at least. The moon and the stars, which You have ordained; What is man that You take thought of him. 31 They will come and will declare His righteousness To a people who will be born, that He has performed it. 12 Many bulls have surrounded me; Strong bulls of Bashan have encircled me. of death--implying that death itself is a power which, though originally foreign to human nature, now reigns over it ( Romans 5:12 , 6:9 ). The same Greek is in Hebrews 12:2 , "Author of our faith." Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. In His teaching, He told everyone who listened that He leads those who believe Him into that life –He is the cornerstone (the rock) that salvation is established upon. Hence greater reverence was paid to angels by men in the Old Testament than is permitted in the New Testament. Man, in his original creation, was set next beneath them. Salem Media Group. destroy--literally, "render powerless"; deprive of all power to hurt His people. "Bondage" is defined by Aristotle, "The living not as one chooses"; "liberty," "the living as one chooses." Yet You have made him a little lower than God. 4 In You our fathers trusted; They trusted and You delivered them. They were far from Him and so dire circumstances were on the way. 17 I can count all my bones. crownedst him with glory and honour--as the appointed kingly vicegerent of God over this earth (Genesis 1:1-2:25'). 14. 40 Therefore when the owner of the vineyard comes, what will he do to those vine-growers?” 41 They said to Him, “He will bring those wretches to a wretched end, and will rent out the vineyard to other vine-growers who will pay him the proceeds at the proper seasons.”, 42 Jesus said to them, “Did you never read in the Scriptures, ‘The stone which the builders rejected, This became the chief corner stone; This came about from the Lord, And it is marvelous in our eyes’? The word that’s translated as author also means leader of a line of followers or founder. 16 For surely it is not angels he helps, but Abraham’s descendants. Let your heart live forever! Hebrews 2 Do Not Neglect Salvation 1 Therefore we must give the more earnest heed to the things we have heard, lest we drift away. For in subjecting all things to him, He left nothing that is not subject to him But now we do not yet see all things subjected to him. "Taste death" implies His personal experimental undergoing of death: death of the body, and death (spiritually) of the soul, in His being forsaken of the Father. Just mentioning angels brings to mind childhood Sunday School stories of those majestic winged creatures living in heaven and occasionally visiting earth –demonstrating their supernatural powers. He is the Son over God's house. We, like them, still pray, "Thy kingdom come"; for its manifestation in glory is yet future. Christ plants in them an undying seed, the germ of heavenly immortality, though believers have to pass through natural death. In their ministrations they stand on a different footing from that on which they stood towards us in the Old Testament. "God makes of sons of men sons of God, because God hath made of the Son of God the Son of man" [ST. AUGUSTINE on Psalm 2]. As David cut off the head of Goliath with the giant's own sword wherewith the latter was wont to win his victories. The power which death has Satan wields. 22 I will tell of Your name to my brethren; In the midst of the assembly I will praise You. To You they cried out and were delivered; In You they trusted and were not disappointed. And You crown him with glory and majesty! all things--Greek, "the universe of things," "the all things." the children--before mentioned ( Hebrews 2:13 ); those existing in His eternal purpose, though not in actual being. But when Jesus came to them (‘his own’), very few received him (John 1:11), so the call went to the Gentiles. Rather, it comes from Psalm 22 which describes the group of evil men that would gather at His cross –taunting and jeering and casting lots. God’s method for ensuring truthful, binding testimony required two or more witnesses to present the same account. Basically, God created the world and then made an agreement with the people living in it: if they put their faith in him, he would be their God. As God’s priests to the world, the Hebrews were to be productive –intentionally leading people to Him. Most notably, it’s the prophets. ( 1 Corinthians 15:27 .) Nowhere, except in Psalms 110:4 , Zechariah 6:13 , and in this Epistle, is Christ expressly called a priest. But He also had to be like those He came to die for. The farmers killed some of them and wounded the others. 35 The vine-growers took his slaves and beat one, and killed another, and stoned a third. Mercy is a prime requisite in a priest, since his office is to help the wretched and raise the fallen: such mercy is most likely to be found in one who has a fellow-feeling with the afflicted, having been so once Himself ( Hebrews 4:15 ); not that the Son of God needed to be taught by suffering to be merciful, but that in order to save us He needed to take our manhood with all its sorrows, thereby qualifying Himself, by experimental suffering with us, to be our sympathizing High Priest, and assuring us of His entire fellow-feeling with us in every sorrow. he is not ashamed--though being the Son of God, since they have now by adoption obtained a like dignity, so that His majesty is not compromised by brotherhood with them (compare Hebrews 11:16 ). Definition of a priest, Chapter 5:1-10. (See: Hebrews 10:19,20; John 3:13,25-31; II Corinthians 6:2; Matthew 11:11; Acts 2:29-36; John 14:2) God’s dealings with the natural seed of Abraham were designed to prepare them for this special call. Hebrews 2:1-18—Read the Bible online or download free. For this reason we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away from it. For the choir director; upon Aijeleth Hashshahar. 2 O my God, I cry by day, but You do not answer; And by night, but I have no rest. 14 Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might break the power of him who holds the power of death—that is, the devil— 15 and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear of death. 15. fear of death--even before they had experienced its actual power. In Psalms 110:1-7 , and Zechariah 6:13 , there is added mention of the kingdom of Christ, which elsewhere is spoken of without the priesthood, and that frequently. John Piper Jun 23, 1996 42 Shares God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him Learn more about Desiring God 21 Save me from the lion’s mouth; From the horns of the wild oxen You answer me. Jesus became perfect –or complete– by going through the same kinds of troubles in life –the same sufferings– as those He came to save. (Hebrews 2:5-9). It is the same argument for Jesus being the Christ which Matthew, writing his Gospel for the Hebrews, uses, tracing the genealogy of Jesus from Abraham, the father of the Jews, and the one to whom the promises were given, on which the Jews especially prided themselves (compare Romans 9:4 Romans 9:5 ). The "that," &c. is connected with "crowned with glory," &c. thus: His exaltation after sufferings is the perfecting or consummation of His work ( Hebrews 2:10 ) for us: without it His death would have been ineffectual; with it, and from it, flows the result that His tasting of death is available for (in behalf of, for the good of) every man. Hebrews 4 offers true Sabbath rest for the people of God through faith in Christ. ( Hebrews 2:14 Hebrews 2:15 ). 46 When they sought to seize Him, they feared the people, because they considered Him to be a prophet. For in that he put all in subjection under him, he … subject to bondage--literally, "subjects of bondage"; not merely liable to it, but enthralled in it (compare Romans 8:15 , Galatians 5:1 ). The second chapter of Hebrews continues the comparison of Jesus and the angels –in regard to their messages –and to the functions they perform. 24 For He has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; Nor has He hidden His face from him; But when he cried to Him for help, He heard. in bringing--The Greek is past, "having brought as He did," namely, in His electing purpose (compare "ye are sons," namely, in His purpose, Galatians 4:6 , Ephesians 1:4 ), a purpose which is accomplished in Jesus being "perfected through sufferings." As the vineyard parable said, “He will bring those wretches to a wretched end.”. . 37 But afterward he sent his son to them, saying, ‘They will respect my son.’ 38 But when the vine-growers saw the son, they said among themselves, ‘This is the heir; come, let us kill him and seize his inheritance.’ 39 They took him, and threw him out of the vineyard and killed him. He is crowned as the Head in heaven of our common humanity, presenting His blood as the all-prevailing plea for us. The quote in this passage is from the Psalm 8. (Even the word evangelist –a messenger of the gospel– has its roots in angel.). "As a physician first tastes his medicines to encourage his sick patient to take them, so Christ, when all men feared death, in order to persuade them to be bold in meeting it, tasted it Himself. A reproach of men and despised by the people. Soon the temple would be destroyed by the Romans and the Levitical Priesthood halted. It was a pretty sweet deal, but things weren't working out so well. I and the children whom God has given me. 5 Yet You have made him a little lower than God, And You crown him with glory and majesty! 15 My strength is dried up like a potsherd, And my tongue cleaves to my jaws; And You lay me in the dust of death. The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures is published by Jehovah’s Witnesses. Behold, I and the children whom God has given me, are for signs and wonders in Israel from the Lord of hosts, who dwells on Mount Zion, vineyard and put a wall around it and dug a wine press in it. Compare "It is finished," Luke 24:26 , John 19:30 . "Sons" ( Hebrews 2:10 ), "brethren" ( Hebrews 2:12 ), and "children," imply His right and property in them from everlasting. Similarly, what Christ did during His ministry is greater than the ministry of the Levitical priests (Hebrews 8:3-6), greater than the old covenant (Hebrews 8:7-13), greater than the old sacrifices (Hebrews 10:1-14), and greater than anything they received at Mount Sinai (Hebrews 12:18-24) — Christ’s ministry is the completion of these things. 1-4) of many warnings in the book of Hebrews addressed to a group of believing Jews still worshiping in a synagogue with unbelieving Jews. But disregarding the Son’s message was the final insult. However, this objection is not valid, as the two clauses express distinct ideas; "I will put my trust in Him" expresses His filial confidence in God as His Father, to whom He flees from His sufferings, and is not disappointed; which His believing brethren imitate, trusting solely in the Father through Christ, and not in their own merits. Paul said that we must keep the Word of God at our core in order to ward off sin. Every chapter of the Bible in 140 characters or less. O my God, I cry by day, but You do not answer; O You who are enthroned upon the praises of Israel. 6. 1. And that continued right up to the instant of His death. by whom are all things," to mark the becomingness of Christ's suffering as the way to His being "perfected" as "Captain of our salvation," seeing that His is the way that pleased Him whose will and whose glory are the end of all things, and by whose operation all things exist. For He, unlike them, was conceived and born not in sin ( Hebrews 4:15 ). The Hebrew, "Enosh" and "Ben-Adam," express "man" and "Son of man" in his weakness: "Son of man" is here used of any and every child of man: unlike, seemingly, the lord of creation, such as he was originally (Genesis 1:1-2:25'), and such as he is designed to be ( Psalms 8:1-9 ), and such as he actually is by title and shall hereafter more fully be in the person of, and in union with, Jesus, pre-eminently the Son of man ( Hebrews 2:9 ). "The Church" ( Hebrews 2:12 ), "the general assembly" ( Hebrews 12:23 ). 5. The Jerusalem Christians especially were liable to this danger. divers miracles--Greek, "varied (miraculous) powers" ( 2 Corinthians 12:12 ) granted to the apostles after the ascension. When Abraham’s knife was ready to plunge, a substitute miraculously appeared just in time to take Isaac’s place on the altar. Still, in the present world, natural and social, angels are mediately rulers under God in some sense: not so in the coming world: man in it, and the Son of man, man's Head, are to be supreme. Our minds and memories are like a leaky vessel, they do not, without much care, retain what is poured into them. Watch Pastor Bob Yandian's summary of Hebrews Chapter 2. 11. he that sanctifieth--Christ who once for all consecrates His people to God ( Jude 1:1 , bringing them nigh to Him as the consequence) and everlasting glory, by having consecrated Himself for them in His being made "perfect (as their expiatory sacrifice) through sufferings" ( Hebrews 2:10 , Hebrews 10:10 Hebrews 10:14 Hebrews 10:29 , John 17:17 John 17:19 ). It’s not the believers who followed Him while He was living on the earth. disobedience--by neglecting to do good: a negative violation of it. 9. The latter –the Law– told how the various pictures were to be presented using the Hebrews’ life-experiences to form a visual collage. transgression--by doing evil; literally, overstepping its bounds: a positive violation of it. . Over the years the owner sent messengers to collect a portion of the produce as payment. 2:1 "F or this reason" This refers to the truths of chapter 1. " God the Father, personified by the parable’s vineyard owner, cared so much that He sent His Son –not merely human messengers– to reestablish mankind’s righteous relationship with Him. Chapter 2 builds on the “since”, the source of the Message, the “Son of God”, therefore we need to take what He said He spoke to Moses and Moses told the people what God said –he was a prophet. (Hebrews 2:3-4). As it is with bookmarked passages, there’s more to the sentence in Isaiah than what’s quoted in here in Hebrews –take notice of the additional wording. From start to end, their lives illustrated that trusting God resulted in life. "Signs" and miracles, or other facts regarded as proofs of a divine mission; "wonders" are miracles viewed as prodigies, causing astonishment ( Acts 2:22 Acts 2:33 ); "powers" are miracles viewed as evidences of superhuman power. It concluded by telling them to be mindful that their Lord was coming. 27 All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the Lord, And all the families of the nations will worship before You. captain of, &c.--literally, Prince-leader: as Joshua, not Moses, led the people into the Holy Land, so will our Joshua, or Jesus, lead us into the heavenly inheritance ( Acts 13:39 ). Hebrews 2:1-18 . Thus, this and the following verses are meant to justify his having said, "many sons" ( Hebrews 2:10 ). . The same Greek verb is used in 2 Timothy 1:10 , "abolished death." You have made him for a little while lower than the angels  [messengers]; You have crowned him with glory and honor, And have appointed him over the works of Your hands; You have put all things in subjection under his feet. They separate with the lip, they wag the head, saying, Let Him rescue him, because He delights in him.”. The interim fulfillment (for believers) came when Jesus (born of a virgin) died on the cross and Israel was dispersed into the nations. Furthermore, God the Father adopts everyone who puts their trust in His Son. It is called "to come," or "about to be," as at the time of its being subjected to Christ by the divine decree, it was as yet a thing of the future, and is still so to us, in respect to its full consummation. The prophets relayed messages from God. But there would be a reward at the end –a crown of glory and honor, and the entire creation’s submission to Him. Psalms 8:5-7 praises Jehovah for exalting MAN, so as to subject all the works of God on earth to him: this dignity having been lost by the first Adam, is realized only in Christ the Son of man, the Representative Man and Head of our redeemed race. How majestic is Your name in all the earth. (www.Lockman.org) to make . Hebrews Chapter 1 Questions. Compare "power of the enemy" ( Luke 10:19 ). of one--Father, God: not in the sense wherein He is Father of all beings, as angels; for these are excluded by the argument ( Hebrews 2:16 ); but as He is Father of His spiritual human sons, Christ the Head and elder Brother, and His believing people, the members of the body and family. And again, I will put My trust in Him And again, Behold, I and the children whom God has given Me. Hebrews Chapter 3 Greater Than Moses. 9 O Lord, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the earth! of the people--"the seed of Abraham" ( Hebrews 2:16 ); the literal Israel first, and then (in the design of God), through Israel, the believing Gentiles, the spiritual Israel ( 1 Peter 2:10 ). The salvation we have in Christ (1-4) II. many--( Matthew 20:28 ). His antagonists, “the chief priests also, along with the scribes and elders,” were at His feet. But now--As things now are, we see not yet the all things put under man. was steadfast--Greek, "was made steadfast," or "confirmed": was enforced by penalties on those violating it. And the son of man that You care for him? Jun 23, 1996. He expresses his resolve to rely, he and his children, not like Ahaz and the Jews on the Assyrian king, against the confederacy of Pekah of Israel, and Rezin of Syria, but on Jehovah; and then foretells the deliverance of Judah by God, in language which finds its antitypical full realization only in the far greater deliverance wrought by Messiah. "He who suffers for another, not only benefits him, but becomes himself the brighter and more perfect" [CHRYSOSTOM]. a) … "The life of the flesh is in the blood; it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul" ( Leviticus 17:11 Leviticus 17:14 ). 2 From the mouth of infants and nursing babes You have established strength Because of Your adversaries, To make the enemy and the revengeful cease. In Hebrews 8:2; Hebrews 9:11 the word tabernacle however means the heavenly sanctuary. (Hebrews 2:1-3). Therefore, since the children share in flesh and blood, He Himself likewise also partook of the same, that through death He might render powerless him who had the power of death, that is, the devil, and might free those who through fear of death were subject to slavery all their lives. The Latin epigram says, Mors mortis morti mortem nisi morte tu lisset, Æternæ vitæ janua clausa foret. 1. The authors say, "Therefore let us go on toward perfection..." giving a list of the basic teachings of … 4. them--rather, "God also [as well as Christ, Hebrews 2:3 ] bearing witness to it," &c. joining in attestation of it." But that’s just what Jesus was doing –He was trusting His Father with His eternity. Therefore:Hebrews Chapter 1 establishes the source of the message by the “Son of God” verses prophets. He –the Son of God, God in human form– would remind them of their agreement (the Old Covenant) one last time. we must" This is the term "dei," which means moral necessity. Verse 2 For if the word spoken through angels proved stedfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense of reward. You have been my God from my mother’s womb. Angels recognize Him as "the Lord" ( Matthew 28:6 , Luke 2:11 ). and didst set him over the works of thy hands--omitted in some of the oldest manuscripts; but read by others and by oldest versions: so Psalms 8:6 , "Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands.". . It was partially realized during Isaiah’s lifetime with the devastating Assyrian takeover and captivity of the northern kingdom –and later with the Babylonian takeover of the southern kingdom. The reading of ORIGEN, "That He without God" (laying aside His Divinity; or, for every being save God: or perhaps alluding to His having been temporarily "forsaken," as the Sin-bearer, by the Father on the cross), is not supported by the manuscripts. . 3. The main object of Hebrews 2:1-4. The Jew would find it difficult to accept Christ as priest. . The shroud was lifted when Jesus came. To a people who will be born, that He has performed it. so great salvation--embodied in Jesus, whose very name means "salvation," including not only deliverance from foes and from death, and the grant of temporal blessings (which the law promised to the obedient), but also grace of the Spirit, forgiveness of sins, and the promise of heaven, glory, and eternal life ( Hebrews 2:10 ). Frustrated, the owner made one last appeal for them to honor their rental agreement. and even individuals ( Matthew 18:10 ). Sins bring death and "the fear of death" ( Hebrews 2:15 ). recompense--( Deuteronomy 32:35 ). God in His electing love, by Christ's finished work, perfectly sanctifies them to God's service and to heaven once for all: then they are progressively sanctified by the transforming Spirit "Sanctification is glory working in embryo; glory is sanctification come to the birth, and manifested" [ALFORD]. The official words and acts of all the prophets find their antitype in the Great Prophet ( Revelation 19:10 ), just as His kingly office is antitypical to that of the theocratic kings; and His priestly office to the types and rites of the Aaronic priesthood. I will proclaim Your name to My brethren, In the midst of the congregation I will sing Your praise. He speaks of them as "children" of God, though not yet in being, yet considered as such in His purpose, and presents them before God the Father, who has given Him them, to be glorified with Himself. In Colossians 1:16 the same is said of Christ. They look, they stare at me; 18 They divide my garments among them, And for my clothing they cast lots. Heb3: Jesus has more honour than Moses. As no limitation occurs in the sacred writing, the "all things" must include heavenly, as well as earthly things (compare 1 Corinthians 3:21 1 Corinthians 3:22 ). 28 For the kingdom is the Lord’s And He rules over the nations. For the Saviour's participation in the lowness of our humanity is not mentioned till Hebrews 2:14 , and then as a consequence of what precedes. The Hebrews who lived during and after Jesus’ lifetime knew that He preached that faith was the path to righteousness –that He was the way into the kingdom of Heaven –that only He could take them to God, His Father. When was the way opened to the Father for the believers? Moses is distinguished from the other prophets in that he was given the set of traditions for the Hebrews to live by as priests (ambassadors). 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