In the same way, Christ did not take on himself the glory(A) of becoming a high priest.(B) But God said(C) to him,

“You are my Son;
    today I have become your Father.”[a](D)

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  1. Hebrews 5:5 Psalm 2:7

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)

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  1. Hebrews 2:17 Or like his brothers