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Hebrews 2:6–7

But there is a place where someones has testified:

“What is mankind that you are mindful of them,

a son of man that you care for him?t

You made them a littlea lower than the angels;

you crowned them with glory and honor

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Hebrews 2:6–7 — English Standard Version (ESV)

It has been testified somewhere,

“What is man, that you are mindful of him,

or the son of man, that you care for him?

You made him for a little while lower than the angels;

you have crowned him with glory and honor,

Hebrews 2:6–7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

But one in a certain place testified, saying, What is man, that thou art mindful of him? or the son of man, that thou visitest him? Thou madest him a little lower than the angels; thou crownedst him with glory and honour, and didst set him over the works of thy hands:

Hebrews 2:6–7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

For in one place the Scriptures say,

“What are mere mortals that you should think about them,

or a son of man that you should care for him?

Yet for a little while you made them a little lower than the angels

and crowned them with glory and honor.

Hebrews 2:6–7 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

But one testified in a certain place, saying:

“What is man that You are mindful of him,

Or the son of man that You take care of him?

You have made him a little lower than the angels;

You have crowned him with glory and honor,

And set him over the works of Your hands.

Hebrews 2:6–7 — New Century Version (NCV)

It is written in the Scriptures,

“Why are people even important to you?

Why do you take care of human beings?

You made them a little lower than the angels

and crowned them with glory and honor.

Hebrews 2:6–7 — American Standard Version (ASV)

But one hath somewhere testified, saying,

What is man, that thou art mindful of him?

Or the son of man, that thou visitest him?

Thou madest him a little lower than the angels;

Thou crownedst him with glory and honor,

And didst set him over the works of thy hands:

Hebrews 2:6–7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

but one has testified somewhere, saying, What is man, that thou rememberest him, or son of man that thou visitest him? Thou hast made him some little inferior to the angels; thou hast crowned him with glory and honour, and hast set him over the works of thy hands;

Hebrews 2:6–7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Instead, someone has declared this somewhere in Scripture: 

“What is a mortal that you should remember him, 

or the Son of Manthat you take care of him? 

You made him a little lower than the angels. 

You crowned him with glory and honor. 

Hebrews 2:6–7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

But one has somewhere testified:

What is man that You remember him,

or the son of man that You care for him?

You made him lower than the angels

for a short time;

You crowned him with glory and honor

Hebrews 2:6–7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

But someone has testified somewhere,

“What are human beings that you are mindful of them,

or mortals, that you care for them?

You have made them for a little while lower than the angels;

you have crowned them with glory and honor,

Hebrews 2:6–7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

But someone testified somewhere, saying,

“What is man, that you remember him,

or the son of man, that you care for him?

You made him for a short time lower than the angels;

you crowned him with glory and honor;

Hebrews 2:6–7 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

There is a place where someone has given witness to it. He said,

“What is a human being that you think about him?

What is the son of man that you take care of him?

You made him a little lower than the angels.

You placed on him a crown of glory and honor.

Hebrews 2:6–7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

But one has testified somewhere, saying,

What is man, that You remember him?

Or the son of man, that You are concerned about him?

You have made him for a little while lower than the angels;

You have crowned him with glory and honor,

And have appointed him over the works of Your hands;


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