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Hebrews 5 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:1 - For every high priest is taken from among the people and appointed to represent them before God, to offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:2 - He is able to deal compassionately with those who are ignorant and erring, since he also is subject to weakness,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:3 - and for this reason he is obligated to make sin offerings for himself as well as for the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:4 - And no one assumes this honor on his own initiative, but only when called to it by God, as in fact Aaron was.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:5 - So also Christ did not glorify himself in becoming high priest, but the one who glorified him was God, who said to him, "You are my Son! Today I have fathered you,"
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:6 - as also in another place God says, "You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek."
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:7 - During his earthly life Christ offered both requests and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death and he was heard because of his devotion.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:8 - Although he was a son, he learned obedience through the things he suffered.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:9 - And by being perfected in this way, he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:10 - and he was designated by God as high priest in the order of Melchizedek.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:11 - On this topic we have much to say and it is difficult to explain, since you have become sluggish in hearing.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:12 - For though you should in fact be teachers by this time, you need someone to teach you the beginning elements of God's utterances. You have gone back to needing milk, not solid food.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:13 - For everyone who lives on milk is inexperienced in the message of righteousness, because he is an infant.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:14 - But solid food is for the mature, whose perceptions are trained by practice to discern both good and evil.

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