Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

but to the Son:Your throne, God,
is forever and ever,
and the scepter of Your kingdom
is a scepter of justice.

New American Standard Bible

But of the Son He says, "YOUR THRONE, O GOD, IS FOREVER AND EVER, AND THE RIGHTEOUS SCEPTER IS THE SCEPTER OF HIS KINGDOM.

King James Version

But unto the Son he saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

International Standard Version

But about the Son he says, "Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, and the scepter of your kingdom is a righteous scepter.

A Conservative Version

But toward the Son, Thy throne, O God, is into the age of the age. The scepter of thy kingdom is a scepter of straightness.

American Standard Version

but of the Son he saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever; And the sceptre of uprightness is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

Amplified

But as to the Son, He says to Him, Your throne, O God, is forever and ever (to the ages of the ages), and the scepter of Your kingdom is a scepter of absolute righteousness (of justice and straightforwardness).

An Understandable Version

But God says [this] about the Son [Psa. 97:7], "Your throne [i.e. kingdom], O God [Note: This term here is applied to Jesus], will last forever and ever, and righteousness will be the scepter [i.e., the standard for ruling] of your kingdom.

Anderson New Testament

But to the Son: Thy throne, God, is from age to age: a scepter of rectitude is the scepter of thy kingdom.

Bible in Basic English

But of the Son he says, Your seat of power, O God, is for ever and ever; and the rod of your kingdom is a rod of righteousness.

Common New Testament

But of the Son he says, "Your throne, O God, is for ever and ever, and the righteous scepter is the scepter of your kingdom.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but to the son he saith, "God is thy throne for ever and ever; the sceptre of thy kingdom is a sceptre of equity.

Darby Translation

but as to the Son, Thy throne, O God, is to the age of the age, and a sceptre of uprightness is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

Godbey New Testament

but to the Son he says, Thy throne, O God, is unto the age of the age; and the scepter of righteousness is the scepter of thy kingdom.

Goodspeed New Testament

But of the Son he says, "God is your throne forever and ever! And a righteous scepter is the scepter of his kingdom!

John Wesley New Testament

But unto the Son, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever; the sceptre of thy kingdom is a sceptre of righteousness:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But unto the Son he said, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a rod of equity is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

Julia Smith Translation

And to the Son, Thy throne, O God, for the time of time: a rod of uprightness the rod of thy kingdom.

King James 2000

But unto the Son he says, Your throne, O God, is forever and ever: a scepter of righteousness is the scepter of your kingdom.

Lexham Expanded Bible

but concerning the Son, "Your throne, O God, [is] {forever and ever}, and the scepter of righteous [is the] scepter of your kingdom.

Modern King James verseion

But to the Son He says, "Your throne, O God, is forever and ever. A scepter of righteousness is the scepter of Your kingdom.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But unto the son he saith, "God, thy seat shall be forever, and ever. The sceptre of thy kingdom is a right sceptre.

Moffatt New Testament

he says of the Son, 'God is thy throne for ever and ever, thy royal sceptre is the sceptre of equity:

Montgomery New Testament

But to the Son he says. Thy throne, O God, is forever and ever, And the scepter of thy kingdom is the scepter of justice.

NET Bible

but of the Son he says, "Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, and a righteous scepter is the scepter of your kingdom.

New Heart English Bible

But of the Son he says, "Your throne, O God, is forever and ever. The scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your Kingdom.

Noyes New Testament

but of the Son: "Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever; and the sceptre of thy kingdom is a sceptre of righteousness.

Sawyer New Testament

but of the Son, Thy throne, God, is forever and ever; the sceptre of thy kingdom is a sceptre of rectitude.

The Emphasized Bible

but, as to the Son, - Thy throne, O God, is unto times age-abiding, and - A sceptre of equity, is the sceptre of his kingdom,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But to the Son, "Thy throne, O God, is unto eternity; a sceptre of rectitude is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

Twentieth Century New Testament

while of the Son he said-- 'God is thy throne for ever and ever; The scepter of his Kingdom is the scepter of Justice;

Webster

But to the Son, he saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a scepter of righteousness is the scepter of thy kingdom.

Weymouth New Testament

But of His Son, He says, "Thy throne, O God, is for ever and for ever, and the sceptre of Thy Kingdom is a sceptre of absolute justice.

Williams New Testament

But regarding the Son He says: "Your throne, O God, will stand forever and ever; a righteous scepter is the scepter of His kingdom.

World English Bible

But of the Son he says, "Your throne, O God, is forever and ever. The scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your Kingdom.

Worrell New Testament

but respecting the Son, "Thy throne, O God, is forever and ever"; and, "A scepter of uprightness is the scepter of Thy Kingdom;

Worsley New Testament

but to the Son, "Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever; the sceptre of thy kingdom is a sceptre of righteousness:

Youngs Literal Translation

and unto the Son: 'Thy throne, O God, is to the age of the age; a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy reign;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

the Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

he saith, Thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

θρόνος 
Thronos 
Usage: 52

O God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

is for
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

and ever
αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

ῥάβδος 
Rhabdos 
Usage: 9

εὐθύτης 
Euthutes 
Usage: 1

is the sceptre
ῥάβδος 
Rhabdos 
Usage: 9

of
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

Devotionals

Devotionals about Hebrews 1:8

References

Images Hebrews 1:8

Prayers for Hebrews 1:8

Context Readings

The Greatness Of God's Son

7 And about the angels He says:He makes His angels winds,
and His servantsa fiery flame,
8 but to the Son:Your throne, God,
is forever and ever,
and the scepter of Your kingdom
is a scepter of justice.
9 You have loved righteousness
and hated lawlessness;
this is why God, Your God,
has anointed You
with the oil of joy
rather than Your companions.



Cross References

Psalm 45:6-7

Your throne, God, is forever and ever;
the scepter of Your kingdom is a scepter of justice.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For a child will be born for us,
a son will be given to us,
and the government will be on His shoulders.
He will be named
Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

“The days are coming”—this is the Lord’s declaration—
“when I will raise up a Righteous Branch of David.
He will reign wisely as king
and administer justice and righteousness in the land.

John 10:30

The Father and I are one.”

John 20:28

Thomas responded to Him, “My Lord and my God!”

Romans 9:5

The ancestors are theirs, and from them, by physical descent, came the Messiah, who is God over all, praised forever. Amen.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding so that we may know the true One. We are in the true One—that is, in His Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

Isaiah 7:14

Therefore, the Lord Himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive, have a son, and name him Immanuel.

Hosea 1:7

But I will have compassion on the house of Judah,
and I will deliver them by the Lord their God.
I will not deliver them by bow, sword, or war,
or by horses and cavalry.

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion!
Shout in triumph, Daughter Jerusalem!
Look, your King is coming to you;
He is righteous and victorious,
humble and riding on a donkey,
on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

Malachi 3:1

“See, I am going to send My messenger, and he will clear the way before Me. Then the Lord you seek will suddenly come to His temple, the Messenger of the covenant you desire—see, He is coming,” says the Lord of Hosts.

1 Timothy 3:16

And most certainly, the mystery of godliness is great:He was manifested in the flesh,
vindicated in the Spirit,
seen by angels,
preached among the nations,
believed on in the world,
taken up in glory.

Titus 2:13-14

while we wait for the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Deuteronomy 2:37

But you did not go near the Ammonites’ land, all along the bank of the Jabbok River, the cities of the hill country, or any place that the Lord our God had forbidden.

Deuteronomy 7:14

You will be blessed above all peoples; there will be no infertile male or female among you or your livestock.

2 Samuel 23:3

The God of Israel spoke;
the Rock of Israel said to me,
“The one who rules the people with justice,
who rules in the fear of God,

Psalm 72:1-4

Solomonic.God, give Your justice to the king
and Your righteousness to the king’s son.

Psalm 72:7

May the righteous flourish in his days
and prosperity abound
until the moon is no more.

Psalm 72:11-14

Let all kings bow down to him,
all nations serve him.

Psalm 99:4

The mighty King loves justice.
You have established fairness;
You have administered justice
and righteousness in Jacob.

Psalm 145:13

Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom;
Your rule is for all generations.
The Lord is faithful in all His words
and gracious in all His actions.

Isaiah 32:1-2

Indeed, a king will reign righteously,
and rulers will rule justly.

Isaiah 45:21-22

Speak up and present your case
yes, let them take counsel together.
Who predicted this long ago?
Who announced it from ancient times?
Was it not I, Yahweh?
There is no other God but Me,
a righteous God and Savior;
there is no one except Me.

Isaiah 45:25

All the descendants of Israel
will be justified and find glory through the Lord.

Jeremiah 38:15

Jeremiah replied to Zedekiah, “If I tell you, you will kill me, won’t you? Besides, if I give you advice, you won’t listen to me anyway.”

Zechariah 13:9

I will put this third through the fire;
I will refine them as silver is refined
and test them as gold is tested.
They will call on My name,
and I will answer them.
I will say: They are My people,
and they will say: Yahweh is our God.”

Matthew 1:23

See, the virgin will become pregnant
and give birth to a son,
and they will name Him Immanuel,which is translated “God is with us.”

Luke 1:16-17

He will turn many of the sons of Israel
to the Lord their God.

John 10:33

“We aren’t stoning You for a good work,” the Jews answered, “but for blasphemy, because You—being a man—make Yourself God.”

1 Corinthians 15:25

For He must reign until He puts all His enemies under His feet.

Hebrews 3:3-4

For Jesus is considered worthy of more glory than Moses, just as the builder has more honor than the house.

2 Peter 1:11

For in this way, entry into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be richly supplied to you.

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