Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For it was fitting for us to have such a high priest, holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners and exalted above the heavens;

King James Version

For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

Holman Bible

For this is the kind of high priest we need: holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, and exalted above the heavens.

International Standard Version

We need such a high priest one who is holy, innocent, pure, set apart from sinners, exalted above the heavens.

A Conservative Version

For such a high priest is fitting for us, devout, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, and having become higher than the heavens.

American Standard Version

For such a high priest became us, holy, guileless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

Amplified

[Here is] the High Priest [perfectly adapted] to our needs, as was fitting -- "holy, blameless, unstained by sin, separated from sinners, and exalted higher than the heavens.

An Understandable Version

For Jesus was a very suitable head priest for us [i.e., He meets our needs very well], because He was holy, innocent, without [moral] corruption, separated from sinners and [exalted] above the heavens.

Anderson New Testament

For such a high priest is suited to us, who is holy, harm less, undefiled, separate from sinners, and exalted above the heavens;

Bible in Basic English

It was right for us to have such a high priest, one who is holy and without evil, doing no wrong, having no part with sinners, and made higher than the heavens:

Common New Testament

For it was fitting that we should have such a high priest, holy, blameless, unstained, separated from sinners, exalted above the heavens.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and indeed we wanted an high priest of such a character, one that is holy, innocent, undefiled, one that is separated from sinful men, and exalted above the heavens; one who was under no necessity,

Darby Translation

For such a high priest became us, holy, harmless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and become higher than the heavens:

Godbey New Testament

For such a high priest was indeed appropriate unto us, holy, free from sin, undefiled, having been separated from the sinners, and being higher than the heavens;

Goodspeed New Testament

Such a high priest we needed??odly, blameless, unstained, removed from sinful men and raised above the very heavens;

John Wesley New Testament

For such an high priest became us, holy, harmless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For it was expedient that we have such a high priest, who is holy, innocent, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens,

Julia Smith Translation

For such a chief priest became us, holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, and being higher than the heavens;

King James 2000

For such a high priest was befitting for us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

Lexham Expanded Bible

For a high priest such as this indeed is fitting for us, holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, and having become exalted [above] the heavens,

Modern King James verseion

For such a high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners and made higher than the heavens,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Such a high priest it becometh us to have, which is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than heaven.

Moffatt New Testament

Such was the high priest for us, saintly, innocent, unstained, lifted high above the heavens, far from all contact with the sinful,

Montgomery New Testament

For we needed just such a high priest, holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, and exalted above the heavens;

NET Bible

For it is indeed fitting for us to have such a high priest: holy, innocent, undefiled, separate from sinners, and exalted above the heavens.

New Heart English Bible

For such a high priest was fitting for us: holy, guiltless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

Noyes New Testament

For such a highpriest also became us, holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

Sawyer New Testament

For such a chief priest also was suitable for us, holy, harmless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens,

The Emphasized Bible

For, such a high-priest as this, for us, was evensuited: Loving, noble, undefiled, set apart from sinners, and become, higher than the heavens;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For such an high-priest was suitable to us, holy, inoffensive, spotless, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens:

Twentieth Century New Testament

This was the High Priest that we needed--holy, innocent, spotless, withdrawn from sinners, exalted above the highest Heaven,

Webster

For such a high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

Weymouth New Testament

Moreover we needed just such a High Priest as this--holy, guileless, undefiled, far removed from sinful men and exalted above the heavens;

Williams New Testament

For we needed such a High Priest, holy, innocent, unstained, far removed from sinful men, and elevated far above the very heavens,

World English Bible

For such a high priest was fitting for us: holy, guiltless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

Worrell New Testament

For such a High Priest was befitting us, holy, harmless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

Worsley New Testament

For such an high-priest was meet for us, who was holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and higher than the heavens;

Youngs Literal Translation

For such a chief priest did become us -- kind, harmless, undefiled, separate from the sinners, and become higher than the heavens,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

τοιοῦτος 
Toioutos 
Usage: 51

ἀρχιερεύς 
Archiereus 
Usage: 118

πρέπω 
Prepo 
Usage: 6

us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
us, we, our, for us
Usage: 160

who is holy
ὅσιος 
Hosios 
Usage: 7

ἄκακος 
Akakos 
Usage: 2

ἀμίαντος 
amiantos 
Usage: 4

χωρίζω 
Chorizo 
Usage: 11

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

ἁμαρτωλός 
Hamartolos 
Usage: 31

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

ὑψηλός 
Hupselos 
Usage: 10

Context Readings

Another Priest, Like Melchizedek

25 Therefore He is able also to save forever those who draw near to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them. 26 For it was fitting for us to have such a high priest, holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners and exalted above the heavens; 27 who does not need daily, like those high priests, to offer up sacrifices, first for His own sins and then for the sins of the people, because this He did once for all when He offered up Himself.



Cross References

Hebrews 8:1

Now the main point in what has been said is this: we have such a high priest, who has taken His seat at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens,

2 Corinthians 5:21

He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.

Hebrews 4:14-15

Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.

1 Peter 2:22

WHO COMMITTED NO SIN, NOR WAS ANY DECEIT FOUND IN HIS MOUTH;

1 John 3:5

You know that He appeared in order to take away sins; and in Him there is no sin.

Exodus 28:36

"You shall also make a plate of pure gold and shall engrave on it, like the engravings of a seal, 'Holy to the LORD.'

Psalm 68:18

You have ascended on high, You have led captive Your captives; You have received gifts among men, Even among the rebellious also, that the LORD God may dwell there.

Isaiah 53:9

His grave was assigned with wicked men, Yet He was with a rich man in His death, Because He had done no violence, Nor was there any deceit in His mouth.

Matthew 27:18

For he knew that because of envy they had handed Him over.

Mark 16:19

So then, when the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, He was received up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.

Luke 1:35

The angel answered and said to her, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; and for that reason the holy Child shall be called the Son of God.

Luke 23:22

And he said to them the third time, "Why, what evil has this man done? I have found in Him no guilt demanding death; therefore I will punish Him and release Him."

Luke 23:41

"And we indeed are suffering justly, for we are receiving what we deserve for our deeds; but this man has done nothing wrong."

Luke 23:47

Now when the centurion saw what had happened, he began praising God, saying, "Certainly this man was innocent."

Luke 24:26

"Was it not necessary for the Christ to suffer these things and to enter into His glory?"

Luke 24:46

and He said to them, "Thus it is written, that the Christ would suffer and rise again from the dead the third day,

John 8:29

"And He who sent Me is with Me; He has not left Me alone, for I always do the things that are pleasing to Him."

John 14:30

"I will not speak much more with you, for the ruler of the world is coming, and he has nothing in Me;

Acts 3:14

"But you disowned the Holy and Righteous One and asked for a murderer to be granted to you,

Acts 4:27

"For truly in this city there were gathered together against Your holy servant Jesus, whom You anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, along with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel,

Ephesians 1:20-22

which He brought about in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places,

Ephesians 4:8-10

Therefore it says, "WHEN HE ASCENDED ON HIGH, HE LED CAPTIVE A HOST OF CAPTIVES, AND HE GAVE GIFTS TO MEN."

Philippians 2:9-11

For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name,

Hebrews 1:3

And He is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and upholds all things by the word of His power When He had made purification of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

Hebrews 2:10

For it was fitting for Him, for whom are all things, and through whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to perfect the author of their salvation through sufferings.

Hebrews 7:11

Now if perfection was through the Levitical priesthood (for on the basis of it the people received the Law), what further need was there for another priest to arise according to the order of Melchizedek, and not be designated according to the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 9:14

how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

Hebrews 9:23-26

Therefore it was necessary for the copies of the things in the heavens to be cleansed with these, but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.

Hebrews 10:11-22

Every priest stands daily ministering and offering time after time the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins;

Hebrews 12:2

fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

1 Peter 1:19

but with precious blood, as of a lamb unblemished and spotless, the blood of Christ.

1 Peter 3:22

who is at the right hand of God, having gone into heaven, after angels and authorities and powers had been subjected to Him.

1 John 2:2

and He Himself is the propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only, but also for those of the whole world.

Revelation 1:17-18

When I saw Him, I fell at His feet like a dead man And He placed His right hand on me, saying, "Do not be afraid; I am the first and the last,

Revelation 3:7

"And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: He who is holy, who is true, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, and who shuts and no one opens, says this:

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