14 The Word became flesh(A) and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory,(B) the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace(C) and truth.(D)

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For what the law was powerless(A) to do because it was weakened by the flesh,[a](B) God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh(C) to be a sin offering.[b](D) And so he condemned sin in the flesh,

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 8:3 In contexts like this, the Greek word for flesh (sarx) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit; also in verses 4-13.
  2. Romans 8:3 Or flesh, for sin

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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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 2:17 Or like his brothers