Every high priest selected to represent men and women before God and offer sacrifices for their sins
should be able to deal gently with their failings, since he knows what it's like from his own experience.
But that also means that he has to offer sacrifices for his own sins as well as the people's.
Published by permission. Originally published by NavPress in English as THE MESSAGE: The Bible in Contemporary Language copyright 2002 by Eugene Peterson. All rights reserved. (The Message Bible Online)