Heb. 1:8 KJV (With Strong’s)

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But
de (Greek #1161)
but, and, etc.
KJV usage: also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: deh
Origin: a primary particle (adversative or continuative)
unto
pros (Greek #4314)
a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e. pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e. near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e. whither or for which it is predicated)
KJV usage: about, according to , against, among, at, because of, before, between, (where-)by, for, X at thy house, in, for intent, nigh unto, of, which pertain to, that, to (the end that), X together, to (you) -ward, unto, with(-in). In the comparative case, it denotes essentially the same applications, namely, motion towards, accession to, or nearness at.
Pronounce: pros
Origin: a strengthened form of 4253
the Son
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
huios (Greek #5207)
a "son" (sometimes of animals), used very widely of immediate, remote or figuratively, kinship
KJV usage: child, foal, son.
Pronounce: hwee-os'
Origin: apparently a primary word
he saith, Thy
sou (Greek #4675)
of thee, thy
KJV usage: X home, thee, thine (own), thou, thy.
Pronounce: soo
Origin: genitive case of 4771
v throne
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
thronos (Greek #2362)
a stately seat ("throne"); by implication, power or (concretely) a potentate
KJV usage: seat, throne.
Pronounce: thron'-os
Origin: from θράω (to sit)
, O God
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
theos (Greek #2316)
a deity, especially (with 3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very
KJV usage: X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
Pronounce: theh'-os
Origin: of uncertain affinity
, is for
eis (Greek #1519)
to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases
KJV usage: (abundant-)ly, against, among, as, at, (back-)ward, before, by, concerning, + continual, + far more exceeding, for (intent, purpose), fore, + forth, in (among, at, unto, -so much that, -to), to the intent that, + of one mind, + never, of, (up-)on, + perish, + set at one again, (so) that, therefore(-unto), throughout, til, to (be, the end, -ward), (here-)until(-to), ...ward, (where-)fore, with. Often used in composition with the same general import, but only with verbs (etc.) expressing motion (literally or figuratively).
Pronounce: ice
Origin: a primary preposition
ever
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
aion (Greek #165)
properly, an age; by extension, perpetuity (also past); by implication, the world; specially (Jewish) a Messianic period (present or future)
KJV usage: age, course, eternal, (for) ever(-more), (n-)ever, (beginning of the , while the) world (began, without end). Compare 5550.
Pronounce: ahee-ohn'
Origin: from the same as 104
and ever
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
aion (Greek #165)
properly, an age; by extension, perpetuity (also past); by implication, the world; specially (Jewish) a Messianic period (present or future)
KJV usage: age, course, eternal, (for) ever(-more), (n-)ever, (beginning of the , while the) world (began, without end). Compare 5550.
Pronounce: ahee-ohn'
Origin: from the same as 104
: a sceptre
rhabdos (Greek #4464)
a stick or wand (as a cudgel, a cane or a baton of royalty)
KJV usage: rod, sceptre, staff.
Pronounce: hrab'-dos
Origin: from the base of 4474
of ηrighteousness
euthutes (Greek #2118)
rectitude
KJV usage: righteousness .
Pronounce: yoo-thoo'-tace
Origin: from 2117
is the sceptre
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
rhabdos (Greek #4464)
a stick or wand (as a cudgel, a cane or a baton of royalty)
KJV usage: rod, sceptre, staff.
Pronounce: hrab'-dos
Origin: from the base of 4474
of
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
basileia (Greek #932)
properly, royalty, i.e. (abstractly) rule, or (concretely) a realm (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: kingdom, + reign.
Pronounce: bas-il-i'-ah
Origin: from 935
thy
sou (Greek #4675)
of thee, thy
KJV usage: X home, thee, thine (own), thou, thy.
Pronounce: soo
Origin: genitive case of 4771
kingdom
basileia (Greek #932)
properly, royalty, i.e. (abstractly) rule, or (concretely) a realm (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: kingdom, + reign.
Pronounce: bas-il-i'-ah
Origin: from 935
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Thy throne.
O God.
Heb. 3:3‑4• 3For *he* has been counted worthy of greater glory than Moses, by how much he that has built it has more honour than the house.
4For every house is built by some one; but he who has built all things is God.
(Heb. 3:3‑4)
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Isa. 7:14• 14Therefore will the Lord himself give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and shall bring forth a son, and call his name Immanuel. (Isa. 7:14)
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Isa. 9:6‑7• 6For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder; and his name is called Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty *God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace.
7Of the increase of his government and of peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it, and to uphold it with judgment and with righteousness, from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of Jehovah of hosts will perform this.
(Isa. 9:6‑7)
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Isa. 45:21‑22,25• 21Declare and bring them near; yea, let them take counsel together: who hath caused this to be heard from ancient time? who hath declared it long ago? Is it not I, Jehovah? And there is no God else beside me; a just *God and a Saviour, there is none besides me.
22Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am *God, and there is none else.
25In Jehovah shall all the seed of Israel be justified, and shall glory.
(Isa. 45:21‑22,25)
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Jer. 23:6• 6In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell in safety; and this is his name whereby he shall be called, Jehovah our Righteousness. (Jer. 23:6)
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Hos. 1:7• 7But I will have mercy upon the house of Judah, and will save them by Jehovah their God; and I will not save them by bow, or by sword, or by battle, or by horses, or by horsemen. (Hos. 1:7)
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Zech. 13:9• 9And I will bring the third part into the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried. They shall call on my name, and I will answer them: I will say, It is my people; and they shall say, Jehovah is my God. (Zech. 13:9)
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Mal. 3:1• 1Behold, I send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me; and the Lord whom ye seek will suddenly come to his temple, and the Angel of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he cometh, saith Jehovah of hosts. (Mal. 3:1)
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Matt. 1:23• 23Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which is, being interpreted, 'God with us.' (Matt. 1:23)
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Luke 1:16‑17• 16And many of the sons of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God.
17And *he* shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn hearts of fathers to children, and disobedient ones to the thoughts of just men, to make ready for the Lord a prepared people.
(Luke 1:16‑17)
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John 10:30,33• 30I and the Father are one.
33The Jews answered him, For a good work we stone thee not, but for blasphemy, and because thou, being a man, makest thyself God.
(John 10:30,33)
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John 20:28• 28Thomas answered and said to him, My Lord and my God. (John 20:28)
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Rom. 9:5• 5whose are the fathers; and of whom, as according to flesh, is the Christ, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen. (Rom. 9:5)
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1 Tim. 3:16• 16And confessedly the mystery of piety is great. God has been manifested in flesh, has been justified in the Spirit, has appeared to angels, has been preached among the nations, has been believed on in the world, has been received up in glory. (1 Tim. 3:16)
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Titus 2:13‑14• 13awaiting the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of our great God and Saviour Jesus Christ;
14who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all lawlessness, and purify to himself a peculiar people, zealous for good works.
(Titus 2:13‑14)
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1 John 5:20• 20And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us an understanding that we should know him that is true; and we are in him that is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life. (1 John 5:20)
for.
a sceptre.
2 Sam. 23:3• 3The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, The ruler among men shall be just, Ruling in the fear of God; (2 Sam. 23:3)
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Psa. 72:1‑4,7,11‑14• 1For Solomon. O God, give the king thy judgments, and thy righteousness unto the king's son.
2He will judge thy people with righteousness, and thine afflicted with judgment.
3The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the hills, by righteousness.
4He will do justice to the afflicted of the people; he will save the children of the needy, and will break in pieces the oppressor.
7In his days shall the righteous flourish, and abundance of peace till the moon be no more.
11Yea, all kings shall bow down before him; all nations shall serve him.
12For he will deliver the needy who crieth, and the afflicted, who hath no helper;
13He will have compassion on the poor and needy, and will save the souls of the needy:
14He will redeem their souls from oppression and violence, and precious shall their blood be in his sight.
(Psa. 72:1‑4,7,11‑14)
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Psa. 99:4• 4And the strength of the king that loveth justice. *Thou* hast established equity: it is thou that executest judgment and righteousness in Jacob. (Psa. 99:4)
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Isa. 9:7• 7Of the increase of his government and of peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it, and to uphold it with judgment and with righteousness, from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of Jehovah of hosts will perform this. (Isa. 9:7)
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Isa. 32:1‑2• 1Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in judgment.
2And a man shall be as a hiding-place from the wind, and a covert from the storm; as brooks of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a thirsty land.
(Isa. 32:1‑2)
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Jer. 23:5• 5Behold, the days come, saith Jehovah, when I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, who shall reign as king, and act wisely, and shall execute judgment and righteousness in the land. (Jer. 23:5)
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Jer. 38:15• 15And Jeremiah said unto Zedekiah, If I declare it unto thee, wilt thou not certainly put me to death? and if I give thee counsel, thou wilt not hearken unto me. (Jer. 38:15)
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Zech. 9:9• 9Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion; shout, daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, thy King cometh to thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly and riding upon an ass, even upon a colt the foal of an ass. (Zech. 9:9)
righteousness.
Gr. rightness.
or, straightness.
 The quotation from Psa. 45 was most distinct and conclusive....the one object for which it is cited is to prove that God recognizes the Messiah as God. It is not men only nor angels, nor Jews nor Gentiles. It is " God," the divine title, not of special earthly relationship, but of essential nature in contrast with the creature. What an answer to reproach and rejection! (Hebrews 1:10-14 by W. Kelly)
 He does not make His Son anything: He recognizes that which He is. (Hebrews 1 by J.N. Darby)
 The thrones of men come to an end for they have no righteous foundation: but the throne of the Son is a lasting throne, for His rule will be in righteousness. (The Glory of the Son by H. Smith)
 {v.8-12} In verses 8 to 12 we get two quotations giving us utterances of God to Christ, in both of which He is addressed as Man and yet He is saluted as God and as the Creator. (Hebrews 1 by F.B. Hole)

J. N. Darby Translation

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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.

W. Kelly Translation

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but as to the Son, Thy throne, O God, [is] for ever and ever; a sceptre of righteousness [is] the sceptre of thy kingdom1.

WK Translation Notes

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as to: [See note to Heb. 1:7]
O: [Q.... Which is more exact, in Hebrews 1:8, "Therefore God, [even] thy God," etc.; or, "Therefore, O God, thy God," etc.? And why? C.]
As far as grammar is concerned, I think there need be no question that both the Hebrew and the Greek are capable of either construction. Compare Ps. 50:7; 67:7 for the nominative; and Psalm 43:4 for the vocative, as noticed by another. In verse 8, ὀ θεὸς is unquestionably used in a vocative sense; but this is no way necessary here. The context must decide; and to my mind the anointing would not be congruous with the vocative force in verse 9, so that I incline to the Authorized Version. (Bible Treasury 7:271)