Hebrews 5:1

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

For every high priest taken from among men is ordained for men in things pertaining to God, that he may offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins:
New King James Version

For every high priest taken from among men is appointed for men in things pertaining to God, that he may offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins.
New American Standard Bible

For every high priest taken from among men is appointed on behalf of men in things pertaining to God, in order to offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins;
New International Version

Every high priest is selected from among men and is appointed to represent them in matters related to God, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins.
The Amplified Bible

For every high priest chosen from among men is appointed to act on behalf of men in things relating to God, to offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

For every high priest, since he is taken from among men, on behalf of men is constituted as such with reference to the things which pertain to God, in order that he may continually be offering both gifts and sacrifices for sins,
Phillips’ Modern English

Note that when a man is chosen as High Priest he is appointed on men’s behalf as their representative in the things of God – he offers gifts to God and makes the necessary sacrifices for sins on behalf of his fellow-men.
Williams’ Language of the People

For every high priest who is taken from men is appointed to officiate on behalf of men in matters relating to God, that is, to offer gifts and sin offerings.
 
Heb. 4:16 π Heb. 5:2
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