1. Exposition

Why does the author use the plural "we" when he alone wrote the letter?

Hebrews 2:1 (ESV)

1 Therefore we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it.

The author includes himself among the hearers, speaking also to himself. This we (see also Hebrews 1:2) gives a warm tone even while the seriousness of his appeal is felt. The superior position of the Son described in chapter 1 affects us! In this way he motivates his hearers to continue listening1.2