Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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,

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
For
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 Whence also he is able to save completely those who approach by him to God, always living to intercede for them. 26 For such a high priest became us, holy, harmless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and become higher than the heavens: 27 who has not day by day need, as the high priests, first to offer up sacrifices for his own sins, then for those of the people; for this he did once for all in having offered up himself.



Cross References

Hebrews 8:1

Now a summary of the things of which we are speaking is, We have such a one high priest who has sat down on the right hand of the throne of the greatness in the heavens;

2 Corinthians 5:21

Him who knew not sin he has made sin for us, that we might become God's righteousness in him.

Hebrews 4:14-15

Having therefore a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast the confession.

1 Peter 2:22

who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth;

1 John 3:5

And ye know that he has been manifested that he might take away our sins; and in him sin is not.

Exodus 28:36

And thou shalt make a thin plate of pure gold, and engrave on it, as the engravings of a seal, Holiness to Jehovah!

Psalm 68:18

Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts in Man, and even for the rebellious, for the dwelling there of Jah Elohim.

Isaiah 53:9

And men appointed his grave with the wicked, but he was with the rich in his death, because he had done no violence, neither was there guile in his mouth.

Matthew 27:18

For he knew that they had delivered him up through envy.

Mark 16:19

The Lord therefore, after he had spoken to them, was taken up into heaven, and sat at the right hand of God.

Luke 1:35

And the angel answering said to her, The Holy Spirit shall come upon thee, and power of the Highest overshadow thee, wherefore the holy thing also which shall be born shall be called Son of God.

Luke 23:22

And he said the third time to them, What evil then has this man done? I have found no cause of death in him: I will chastise him therefore and release him.

Luke 23:41

and we indeed justly, for we receive the just recompense of what we have done; but this man has done nothing amiss.

Luke 23:47

Now the centurion, seeing what took place, glorified God, saying, In very deed this man was just.

Luke 24:26

Ought not the Christ to have suffered these things and to enter into his glory?

Luke 24:46

and said to them, Thus it is written, and thus it behoved the Christ to suffer, and to rise from among the dead the third day;

John 8:29

And he that has sent me is with me; he has not left me alone, because I do always the things that are pleasing to him.

John 14:30

I will no longer speak much with you, for the ruler of the world comes, and in me he has nothing;

Acts 3:14

But ye denied the holy and righteous one, and asked that a man that was a murderer should be granted to you;

Acts 4:27

For in truth against thy holy servant Jesus, whom thou hadst anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the nations, and peoples of Israel, have been gathered together in this city

Ephesians 1:20-22

in which he wrought in the Christ in raising him from among the dead, and he set him down at his right hand in the heavenlies,

Ephesians 4:8-10

Wherefore he says, Having ascended up on high, he has led captivity captive, and has given gifts to men.

Philippians 2:9-11

Wherefore also God highly exalted him, and granted him a name, that which is above every name,

Hebrews 1:3

who being the effulgence of his glory and the expression of his substance, and upholding all things by the word of his power, having made by himself the purification of sins, set himself down on the right hand of the greatness on high,

Hebrews 2:10

For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to make perfect the leader of their salvation through sufferings.

Hebrews 7:11

If indeed then perfection were by the Levitical priesthood, for the people had their law given to them in connexion with it, what need was there still that a different priest should arise according to the order of Melchisedec, and not be named after the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 9:14

how much rather shall the blood of the Christ, who by the eternal Spirit offered himself spotless to God, purify your conscience from dead works to worship the living God?

Hebrews 9:23-26

It was necessary then that the figurative representations of the things in the heavens should be purified with these; but the heavenly things themselves with sacrifices better than these.

Hebrews 10:11-22

And every priest stands daily ministering, and offering often the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins.

Hebrews 12:2

looking stedfastly on Jesus the leader and completer of faith: who, in view of the joy lying before him, endured the cross, having despised the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

1 Peter 1:19

but by precious blood, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot, the blood of Christ,

1 Peter 3:22

who is at the right hand of God, gone into heaven, angels and authorities and powers being subjected to him.

1 John 2:2

and he is the propitiation for our sins; but not for ours alone, but also for the whole world.

Revelation 1:17-18

And when I saw him I fell at his feet as dead; and he laid his right hand upon me, saying, Fear not; I am the first and the last,

Revelation 3:7

And to the angel of the assembly in Philadelphia write: These things saith the holy, the true; he that has the key of David, he who opens and no one shall shut, and shuts and no one shall open:

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