17 For this reason he had to be made like them,[a](A) fully human in every way, in order that he might become a merciful(B) and faithful high priest(C) in service to God,(D) and that he might make atonement for the sins of the people.(E) 18 Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.(F)

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  1. Hebrews 2:17 Or like his brothers

12 At once the Spirit sent him out into the wilderness, 13 and he was in the wilderness forty days,(A) being tempted[a] by Satan.(B) He was with the wild animals, and angels attended him.

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  1. Mark 1:13 The Greek for tempted can also mean tested.

13 When tempted, no one should say, “God is tempting me.” For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone; 14 but each person is tempted when they are dragged away by their own(A) evil desire and enticed. 15 Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin;(B) and sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death.(C)

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