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Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people.

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Bible References


Hebrews 2:11
For both He Who sanctifieth and those who are sanctified are all of One; for which cause He is not ashamed to call them brethren,
Philippians 2:7
but emptied Himself, taking a slave's form, coming to be in the likeness of men;

A merciful

Hebrews 3:2
Who was faithful to Him Who appointed Him, as also was Moses in all His house.
Hebrews 4:15
for we have not a High Priest, unable to sympathize with our infirmities, but One Who hath been tempted in all points like as we, apart from sin.
Hebrews 5:1
For every high priest, taken from among men, is appointed in behalf of men in the things pertaining to God, that he may offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins;

To make

Romans 5:10
For if, while we were enemies, we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son; much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved by His life;
2 Corinthians 5:18
But all things are of God, Who reconciled us to Himself through Christ, and gave to us the ministry of reconciliation;
Ephesians 2:16
and might reconcile both in one body to God through the cross, having slain the enmity thereby;
Colossians 1:21
And you, being in time past alienated and enemies in your mind in evil works,

General references

John 11:35
Jesus wept.