Hebrews 2:17 LEB

17 Therefore he was obligated to be made like his brothers in all [respects], in order that he could become a merciful and faithful high priest in the things relating to God, in order to make atonement for the sins of the people.

Study tools for Hebrews 2:17

  • a 2:3 - *Here "[if]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("neglect") which is understood as conditional
  • b 2:3 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the temporal infinitive ("was spoken")
  • c 2:4 - *Here "[while]" is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle ("was testifying at the same time")
  • d 2:7 - Several important manuscripts add "and placed him over the works of your hands" to the end of v. 7
  • e 2:8 - A quotation from Ps 8:4-6
  • f 2:9 - Some manuscripts have "so that by the grace of God"
  • g 2:18 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("was tempted") which is understood as temporal