High Priests Are Called By God From Among Men To Offer Sacrifices For Sins
5 For every high priest being taken from-among men is appointed for people in the things pertaining to God, in order that he might offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins— 2 being able to deal-gently with the ones being ignorant and going-astray since he himself is also surrounded with weakness. 3 And because of it[a], he is obligated to be offering sacrifices for sins— just as for the people, so also for himself. 4 And one does not take the honor to himself, but receives it being called by God, just as also Aaron.
So Also Jesus Was Made High Priest By God
5 So also, Christ did not glorify Himself to become High Priest, but the One having said to Him [in Ps 2:7] “You are My Son. Today I have fathered You” did, 6 just as also in another place He says “You are a priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek” [Ps 110:4],
Although Being a Son, He Learned Obedience From His Sufferings
7 ... Who, in the days of His flesh[b] having offered both petitions and supplications[c] with a strong outcry and tears to the One being able to save Him from[d] death[e], and having been heard because of His reverence[f], 8 although being a Son[g], learned obedience from the things which He suffered[h].
And Jesus Became The Cause of Salvation, As High Priest In The Order of Melchizedek
9 And having been perfected[i], He became the cause[j]of eternal salvation to all the ones obeying Him, 10 having been designated[k] by God as High Priest according to the order of Melchizedek—
This Is Hard To Explain To You
11 ... concerning whom[l] our message-to-speak is great[m] and hard-to-interpret[n]so as to speak, since you have become sluggish[o]in the hearing.
For You Are Still Immature In The Word
12 For indeed, [although] being obligated to be teachers because of the time, you again have a need that someone be teaching you the elements[p]of[q] the beginning[r]concerning the oracles[s]of God. And you have become ones having a need of milk and not of solid[t] food. 13 For everyone partaking of milk is inexperienced in the word of[u] righteousness, for he is an infant. 14 But the solid food is for the mature— the ones because of habit[v] having their faculties[w] trained for discernment of both good and evil.
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