Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Hebrews 2:9

Context
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but we see Jesus, who was made lower than the angels for a little while, 1  now crowned with glory and honor because he suffered death, 2  so that by God’s grace he would experience 3  death on behalf of everyone.

XREF

Ge 3:15; Ps 21:3-5; Isa 7:14; Isa 11:1; Isa 53:2-10; Mt 6:28; Mr 9:1; Lu 9:27; Joh 1:29; Joh 3:16; Joh 8:52; Joh 12:32; Ac 2:33; Ro 5:8,18; Ro 8:3; Ro 8:32; 2Co 5:15; 2Co 5:21; 2Co 6:1; Ga 4:4; Php 2:7-9; 1Ti 2:6; Heb 8:3; Heb 10:5; 1Jo 2:2; 1Jo 4:9,10; Re 5:9; Re 19:12

NET © Notes

tn Or “who was made a little lower than the angels.”

tn Grk “because of the suffering of death.”

tn Grk “would taste.” Here the Greek verb does not mean “sample a small amount” (as a typical English reader might infer from the word “taste”), but “experience something cognitively or emotionally; come to know something” (cf. BDAG 195 s.v. γεύομαι 2).



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