For if the [a]word spoken by Angels was steadfast, and every transgression, and disobedience received a just recompense of reward,

How shall we escape if we neglect so great salvation, [b]which at the first began to be preached by the Lord, and afterward was confirmed unto us by [c]them that heard him.

(A)God bearing witness thereto, both with [d]signs and wonders, and with divers miracles, and gifts of the holy Ghost, according to his own will?

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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 2:2 The Law which appointed punishment for the offenders: and which Paul saith was given by Angels, Gal. 3:19, and Stephen, Acts 7:53.
  2. Hebrews 2:3 If the breach and trangression of the word spoken by Angels was not suffered unpunished, much less shall it be lawful for us to neglect the Gospel which the Lord of Angels preached, and was confirmed by the voice of the Apostles, and with so many signs and wonders from heaven, and especially with so great and mighty working of the holy Ghost.
  3. Hebrews 2:3 By the Apostles.
  4. Hebrews 2:4 This is the true end of miracles. Now they are called signs, because they appear one thing, and represent another: and they are called wonders, because they represent some strange and unaccustomed things and virtues, because they give us a glimpse of God’s mighty power.

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