Hebrews 5:1-6 NIV

1 Every high priest is selected from among men and is appointed to represent them in matters related to God,1 to offer gifts and sacrifices2 for sins.3

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2 He is able to deal gently with those who are ignorant and are going astray,4 since he himself is subject to weakness.5

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3 This is why he has to offer sacrifices for his own sins, as well as for the sins of the people.6

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      4 No one takes this honor upon himself; he must be called by God, just as Aaron was.7

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      5 So Christ also did not take upon himself the glory8 of becoming a high priest.9 But God said10 to him, "You are my Son; today I have become your Father.a "b11

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        • a 5:5 - Or "have begotten you"
        • b 5:5 - Psalm 2:7
          6 And he says in another place, "You are a priest forever, in the order of Melchizedek.12"c13

          References for Hebrews 5:6

            • c 5:6 - Psalm 110:4