Who Jesus is According to the Book of Hebrews

  • God’s Son (1:1,5,8; 3:6; 4:14; 5:5,8; 6:6; 7:3,28; 10:29)
  • The heir of all things (1:2)
  • The creator of all things (1:2)
  • The radiance of the glory of God (1:3)
  • The exact imprint of God’s nature (1:3)
  • The upholder of the universe by the word of his power (1:3)
  • The purifier of sins (1:3; 9:14,23)
  • Exalted to God’s right hand (1:3; 8:1, 10:12; 12:2)
  • Superior to angels (1:4,5,6,7,13; 2:5)
  • The inheritor of an excellent name (1:4)
  • The firstborn son (1:6)
  • Worthy of worship (1:6)
  • King (1:8)
  • The lover of righteousness (1:9)
  • The hater of wickedness (1:9)
  • Anointed with the oil of gladness (1:9)
  • The one who laid the earth’s foundation (1:10)
  • The handiworker of the heavens (1:10)
  • Everlasting (1:8,11-12; 6:20; 13:21)
  • The conqueror of all enemies (1:13; 10:13)
  • The Great Savior (2:3)
  • Crowned with glory (1:3, 2:7,9; 13:21)
  • Crowned with honor ( 2:7,9)
  • Over everything (2:8)
  • The controller of everything (2:8)
  • A Sufferer (2:9; 4:18; 13:12)
  • The taster of death for everyone (2:9)
  • The founder of salvation (2:10; 12:2)
  • Perfect (2:10; 7:28; 10:1)
  • The sanctifier (2:11; 10:10; 13:12)
  • Our brother (2:11,17)
  • Flesh and blood (2:14; 5:7; 9:12,14; 10:19,20; 12:24; 13:12)
  • The destroyer of death (2:9,14)
  • The deliverer of the fear of death (2:15)
  • A slave emancipator (2:15)
  • The helper (2:16-18; 4:16; 13:6)
  • Like us in every respect (2:17)
  • Merciful (2:17; 8:12)
  • Faithful (2:17; 3:2,6; 10:23; 11:11)
  • A high priest (2:17; 3:1; 4:14,15; 5:5,10; 6:20; 7:26-28; 8:1,3; 9:11)
  • A servant of God (2:17)
  • The propitiation for sins (2:17)
  • An Apostle (3:1)
  • Superior to Moses (3:3)
  • Worthy of glory (3:3)
  • The builder of all things (3:4; 11:10)
  • Our hope (3:6; 6:19; 7:19; 10:23)
  • The living God (3:12; 9:14; 10:20,31; 12:22)
  • A sharer (3:1,14; 6:4; 12:10)
  • The giver of good news (4:2,6)
  • The giver of rest (3:11,18; 4:1,3-5,9-11)
  • Active (4:12)
  • Sharper than any two-edged sword (4:12)
  • Piercing (4:12)
  • Dividing (4:12)
  • Discerning (4:12)
  • All-seeing (4:13)
  • The judge (4:13; 10:30; 12:23; 13:4)
  • A sympathizer (4:15)
  • Sinless (4:15; 9:14)
  • The giver of grace (2:9; 4:16; 12:15; 13:9; 13:25)
  • The giver of mercy (4:16)
  • Superior to all high priests (5:5)
  • A Prayer (5:7)
  • A Crier (5:7)
  • Reverent toward God (5:7)
  • A learner of obedience (5:8)
  • Obedient (5:8)
  • The source of eternal salvation (5:9)
  • Crucified (6:6; 13:12)
  • Just (6:10)
  • The giver of the full assurance of hope (6:11,18; 10:22)
  • Honest (6:14)
  • Unchangeable (6:17)
  • Convincing (6:17-18)
  • An encourager (6:18)
  • An anchor of the soul (6:19)
  • Our forerunner (6:20)
  • Superior to Melchizedek (6:20; 7)
  • The King of righteousness (7:2)
  • The King of peace (7:2)
  • A priest forever (5:6; 6:20; 7:3,17,21,24)
  • A descendant of Judah (7:14)
  • The owner of an indestructible life (7:16)
  • A better hope (7:19)
  • The giver of promises (4:1; 6:12-17; 7:6,20-21,28; 8:6; 9:15; 10:23,36; 11:9,11,13,17,33,39; 12:26)
  • The guarantor of a better covenant (7:22)
  • The holder of a permanent priesthood (7:24)
  • Able to save to the uttermost (7:25)
  • Always living to make intercession for us (7:25)
  • Holy (7:26)
  • Innocent (7:26)
  • Unstained (7:26)
  • Separated from sinners (7:26)
  • Exalted above the heavens (7:26)
  • The once for all sacrifice (7:27; 9:12,26; 10:10)
  • Perfect forever (7:28)
  • Seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven (8:1; 10:12; 12:2)
  • A minister in the holy places (8:2; 9:8,12,24-25; 10:19; 13:11)
  • The mediator of a new covenant (8:6; 9:15; 12:24)
  • The writer of laws (8:10)
  • The writer on the hearts of men (8:10)
  • God (8:10)
  • Merciful toward our iniquities (8:12)
  • The forgetter of sins (8:12)
  • The high priest of the good things that have come (9:11)
  • The greater and more perfect tent (8:2; 9:11)
  • The offerer of himself (5:7; 7:27; 9:14,28; 10:10,12,14)
  • The purifier of our consciences from dead works (9:14)
  • The giver of the eternal inheritance (9:15; 11:8)
  • The shedder of blood (9:12,14,22; 10:19; 12:24; 13:12,20)
  • Appearing in the presence of God on our behalf (9:24)
  • The Savior of those who eagerly wait for him (9:28)
  • The doer of God’s will (10:7)
  • The fulfillment of the Bible (10:7)
  • The end of the offering for sin (10:18)
  • The opener of the new and living way to God (10:20)
  • The repayer of evil (10:30)
  • The rewarder of those who seek him (10:35; 11:6,26)
  • The designer and builder of the city that has foundations (11:10)
  • The preparer of a city for his people (11:16)
  • The resurrector of the dead (11:19)
  • Greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt (11:26)
  • The reward (11:26)
  • The founder and perfecter of our faith (12:2)
  • The endurer of the cross (12:2)
  • The despiser of shame (12:2)
  • The endurer of hostility against himself (12:3)
  • A discipliner (12:5-11)
  • A reprover (12:5)
  • A lover (12:6)
  • The shaker of heaven and earth (12:26)
  • The giver of an unshakable kingdom (12:28)
  • A consuming fire (10:27; 12:18,29)
  • Never leaving and never forsaking (13:5)
  • The same yesterday and today and forever (13:8)
  • The strengthener (12:12; 13:9)
  • The bringer of the city that is to come (13:14)
  • The great shepherd of the sheep (13:20)
  • The equipper of everything good (13:21)
  • The worker in us (13:21)
  • The recipient of honor and glory forever and ever (13:21)