Hebrews 5:4-10 NIV

4 No one takes this honor upon himself; he must be called by God, just as Aaron was.1

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5 So Christ also did not take upon himself the glory2 of becoming a high priest.3 But God said4 to him, "You are my Son; today I have become your Father.a "b5

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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.6"c7

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        • c 5:6 - Psalm 110:4
          7 During the days of Jesus' life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions8 with loud cries and tears9 to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard10 because of his reverent submission.11

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          8 Although he was a son,12 he learned obedience from what he suffered13

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          9 and, once made perfect,14 he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him

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          10 and was designated by God to be high priest15 in the order of Melchizedek.16

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