The Epistle to the Hebrews reflects the use of comparatives more frequently than any other writing in the New Testament. Twenty-eight uses of comparative adjectives combine with seventeen uses of comparative adverbs for a total of forty-five occurrences of comparatives. This is a reflection of the writer‘s purpose in comparing the old covenant with the new covenant and the glory of Christ. Noting all these comparatives, the article function as overview of the content and message of the Epistle to the Hebrews.
Source: Biblical Foundations, 2004. 17 pages.