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Hebrews 5 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:1 - For every high priest chosen from among men is appointed to act on behalf of men in relation to God, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:2 - He can deal gently with the ignorant and wayward, since he himself is beset with weakness.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:3 - Because of this he is bound to offer sacrifice for his own sins as well as for those of the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:4 - And one does not take the honor upon himself, but he is called by God, just as Aaron was.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:5 - So also Christ did not exalt himself to be made a high priest, but was appointed by him who said to him, "Thou art my Son, today I have begotten thee";
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:6 - as he says also in another place, "Thou art a priest for ever, after the order of Melchiz'edek."
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:7 - In the days of his flesh, Jesus offered up prayers and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to him who was able to save him from death, and he was heard for his godly fear.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:8 - Although he was a Son, he learned obedience through what he suffered;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:9 - and being made perfect he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:10 - being designated by God a high priest after the order of Melchiz'edek.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:11 - About this we have much to say which is hard to explain, since you have become dull of hearing.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:12 - For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need some one to teach you again the first principles of God's word. You need milk, not solid food;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:13 - for every one who lives on milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness, for he is a child.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:14 - But solid food is for the mature, for those who have their faculties trained by practice to distinguish good from evil.

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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

Availability: Freely available for non-commercial use provided that this header is included in its entirety with any copy distributed.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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