Hebrews 1:9

“Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou hast loued righteousnesse, and hated iniquitie, therefore God, euen thy God hath anointed thee with the oyle of gladnesse aboue thy fellowes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"YOU HAVE LOVED RIGHTEOUSNESS AND HATED LAWLESSNESS; THEREFORE GOD, YOUR GOD, HAS ANOINTED YOU WITH THE OIL OF GLADNESS ABOVE YOUR COMPANIONS."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; Therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee With the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You have been a lover of righteousness and a hater of evil; and so God, your God, has put the oil of joy on your head more than on the heads of those who are with you.
- Basic English Bible

Thou hast loved righteousness and hast hated lawlessness; therefore God, thy God, has anointed thee with oil of gladness above thy companions.
- Darby Bible

Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
- Webster's Bible

Thou hast loved righteousness and hated lawlessness; therefore God, Thy God, has anointed Thee with the oil of gladness beyond Thy companions."
- Weymouth Bible

You have loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness above your fellows."
- World English Bible

thou hast louyd riytwisnesse, and hatidist wickidnesse; therfor the God, thi God, anoyntide thee with oile of ioye, more than thi felowis.
- Wycliffe Bible

thou didst love righteousness, and didst hate lawlessness; because of this did He anoint thee -- God, thy God -- with oil of gladness above thy partners;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 1:9


1:9 Thou hast loved righteousness and hated iniquity - Thou art infinitely pure and holy. Therefore God - Who, as thou art Mediator, is thy God. Hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness - With the Holy Ghost, the fountain of joy. Above thy fellows - Above all the children of men.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 1:9


Heb 1:9 Therefore God, [even] thy God hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness. Because of the holiness of the Son, God the Father hath anointed him. The exaltation of the Son cometh from the Father. He is the Anointed, and above thy fellows. Above all other anointed kings, priests, and prophets.

Discussion for Hebrews 1:9

  • Anne kimathi for verse 9
    If we love righteousness,and hate evil,the lord our God will make us stand out with joy that knows no bounds. Joy cannot be faked.It has to well up from within.worldly joy is momentally.only those annointed with oil of gladness can maintain and enjoy un-interrupted joy.oh yes contageous communicable joy.
  • Omotoye, A. Samuel for verse 9
    Success per excellence is a function of Holiness per purity. Be wholistically holy, pure and righteous; then Ps. 92:10 will now come to fulfilment (You {God} have exalted my horn like that of a unicorn, therefore my head is anointed with FRESH OIL). Fresh Oil of Holy Spirit; of joy unspeakable; of undeniable gladness.
  • M.KAMALANATHAN for verse 9
    I think that God created the world in word according John 1:1 and again 1 john 5:7 says for there are three who bear witness in heaven the father, the word, and the holy spirit; and these three are one so that now we are seeing the Hebrews 1:8 Father and Son relationship only ....
  • Monique for verse 9
    If you stay away from wrong doing the Lord will always bring you happiness, more than the wrong do'ers which know right from wrong in still choose wrong..God's extra gift shines upon you as an example.
  • That scripture is the death knell of the Trinity.

    His fellows, his partners, are clearly other angels and the Father has elevated him well above, far above, his fellow angels. And somebody anointed is also appointed, by somebody higher than them-self. That is why it says a few verses later it says "he was obliged to become like his brothers in all respects." BROTHERS ???
  • Wendell for verse 9
    I think that god had a god that anointed him.

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