17 Therefore He had to be like His brothers in every way, so that He could become a merciful and faithful high priest in servicea to God, to make propitiationb for the sins of the people.
References for Hebrews 2:17
    • i 2:17 - Lit things
    • j 2:17 - The word propitiation has to do with the removal of divine wrath. Jesus' death is the means that turns God's wrath from the sinner; see 2 Co 5:21.