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Hebrews 5:7-8New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

In the days when he was in the flesh, he offered prayers and supplications with loud cries and tears to the one who was able to save him from death,[a] and he was heard because of his reverence. Son though he was,[b] he learned obedience from what he suffered;

Footnotes:

  1. 5:7 He offered prayers…to the one who was able to save him from death: at Gethsemane (cf. Mk 14:35), though some see a broader reference (see note on Jn 12:27).
  2. 5:8 Son though he was: two different though not incompatible views of Jesus’ sonship coexist in Hebrews, one associating it with his exaltation, the other with his preexistence. The former view is the older one (cf. Rom 1:4).
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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