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I believe this verse is talking about Jesus' second coming and not his first and therefore is not a quote from prior O T verses, but is simply introducing a new thought related to Christs first coming in the preceding verses. More accurately I believe it says, "But whensoever he AGAIN introduces the first-begotten into the habitable earth he says, and let ...


As the OP correctly notes, Hebrews 1:6: ὅταν δὲ πάλιν εἰσαγάγῃ τὸν πρωτότοκον εἰς τὴν οἰκουμένην, λέγει Καὶ προσκυνησάτωσαν αὐτῷ πάντες ἄγγελοι θεοῦ. (Westcott and Hort) And again, when he brings the firstborn into the world, he says, “Let all God's angels worship him.” (ESV) is most likely a quote of an LXX version of Deuteronomy 32:43 ...


I find myself using the NET Bible quite a bit lately. On this verse, the commentary calls it "A quotation combining themes from Deut 32:43 and Ps 97:7." As such, Hebrews 1:6 seems to not be an actual quote, but more of a quote of a theme.

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