Facing Today with the Book of Hebrews
- Wednesday, March 31, 2010
We all too often lose sight of what we have witnessed and heard, or we simply believe we can no longer witness or hear anything. God has spoken and created through his Son. God continues to speak (in many forms) to people and create new life in them. God has made his exact imprint known in his Son. May you see this imprint reflected in your life and in the lives of others.
May you see, know and feel the superiority of the Son in your life—his superiority over all the created order, heaven and earth. And may you inherit the salvation that was witnessed to prior to his birth and continues to be spoken "in him in these last days."
May God speak new creation into your life, may his sacrifice heal your wounds and guide you through whatever circumstances you are enduring. May he bring you great joy in His creation, in His speech and in His Son.
The Masoretic Text (MT) is the Hebrew Scriptures as traditionally received by the majority of the Jewish community. The MT did not reach its final form until the medieval era. The two oldest copies of the MT, the Aleppo Codex and the Leningrad Codex, both date to around the tenth century AD.
The Septuagint (LXX) is a Greek translation of the Hebrew Scriptures, which began around the third century BC. The oldest copies of the LXX are in Codex Vaticanus and Codex Sinaiticus, both dating to around the fourth century AD.
Deuteronomy 32:43 in The Masoretic Text, The Septuagint, and Hebrews
Deut 32:43—From the Masoretic Text
"Bow down to him all gods"
Deut 32:43—From the Septuagint
"Let all the sons of God worship him"
Deut 32:43—As Quoted in Hebrews
"Let all angels worship him"
Article courtesy of Bible Study Magazine published by Logos Bible Software. Each issue of Bible Study Magazine provides tools and methods for Bible study as well as insights from people like John Piper, Kay Arthur, Mark Driscoll, Randy Alcorn, John MacArthur, Barry Black, and more. More information is available at http://www.biblestudymagazine.com. Originally published in print: Copyright Bible Study Magazine (Nov-Dec 2008): pgs. 31-34.
Publication date: March 31, 2010
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