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1 God, who 1at various times and ain various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets, 2 has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the 2worlds; 3 bwho being the brightness of His glory and the express cimage of His person, and dupholding all things by the word of His power, ewhen He had 3by Himself 4purged 5our sins, fsat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high, 4 having become so much better than the angels, as gHe has by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they.
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