Hebrews 5:6-14 NLT

6 And in another passage God said to him, “You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek.”a

References for Hebrews 5:6

    • 5:6 - Ps 110:4 .
      7 While Jesus was here on earth, he offered prayers and pleadings, with a loud cry and tears, to the one who could rescue him from death. And God heard his prayers because of his deep reverence for God.
      8 Even though Jesus was God’s Son, he learned obedience from the things he suffered.
      9 In this way, God qualified him as a perfect High Priest, and he became the source of eternal salvation for all those who obey him.
      10 And God designated him to be a High Priest in the order of Melchizedek.
      11 There is much more we would like to say about this, but it is difficult to explain, especially since you are spiritually dull and don’t seem to listen.
      12 You have been believers so long now that you ought to be teaching others. Instead, you need someone to teach you again the basic things about God’s word.b You are like babies who need milk and cannot eat solid food.

      References for Hebrews 5:12

        • 5:12 - Or about the oracles of God.
          13 For someone who lives on milk is still an infant and doesn’t know how to do what is right.
          14 Solid food is for those who are mature, who through training have the skill to recognize the difference between right and wrong.