Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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
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 Therefore, because he always lives to intercede for them, he is able to save completely those who come to God through him. 26 We need such a high priest one who is holy, innocent, pure, set apart from sinners, exalted above the heavens. 27 He has no need to offer sacrifices every day like high priests do, first for his own sins and then for those of the people, since he did this once for all when he sacrificed himself.



Cross References

Hebrews 8:1

Now the main point in what we are saying is this: we do have this kind of high priest, who sat down at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven

2 Corinthians 5:21

God made the one who did not know sin to be sin for us, so that God's righteousness would be produced in us.

Hebrews 4:14-15

Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has gone to heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us live our lives consistent with our confession of faith.

1 Peter 2:22

"He never sinned, and he never told a lie."

1 John 3:5

You know that the Messiah was revealed to take away sins, and there is not any sin in him.

Exodus 28:36

"You are to make a medallion of pure gold, and engrave on it "Holy to the LORD,' like the engravings of a signet.

Psalm 68:18

You ascended to the heights, you took captives. You received gifts among mankind, even the rebellious, so the LORD God may live there.

Isaiah 53:9

Then they made his grave with the wicked, and with rich people in his death, although he had committed no violence, nor was there any deceit in his mouth."

Matthew 27:18

He did this because he knew that they had handed him over out of jealousy.

Mark 16:19

So the Lord Jesus, after talking with his disciples, was taken up to heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.

Luke 1:35

The angel answered her, "The Holy Spirit will come over you, and the power of the Most High will surround you. Therefore, the child will be holy and will be called the Son of God.

Luke 23:22

Then he spoke to them a third time: "What has he done wrong? I have found nothing in him worthy of death. So I will punish him and let him go."

Luke 23:41

We have been condemned justly, because we are getting what we deserve for what we have done, but this man has done nothing wrong."

Luke 23:47

When the centurion saw what had taken place, he praised God and said, "This man certainly was righteous!"

Luke 24:26

The Messiah had to suffer these things and then enter his glory, didn't he?"

Luke 24:46

He told them, "This is how it is written: the Messiah was to suffer and rise from the dead on the third day,

John 8:29

Moreover, the one who sent me is with me. He has never left me alone, because I always do what pleases him."

John 14:30

I won't talk with you much longer, because the ruler of this world is coming. He has no power over me.

Acts 3:14

You rejected the Holy and Righteous One and asked to have a murderer released to you,

Acts 4:27

For in this city both Herod and Pontius Pilate actually met together with unbelievers and the people of Israel to oppose your holy servant Jesus, whom you anointed,

Ephesians 1:20-22

which he brought about in the Messiah when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realm.

Ephesians 4:8-10

That is why God says, "When he went up to the highest place, he led captives into captivity and gave gifts to people."

Philippians 2:9-11

Now lifted up by God to heaven, a name above all others given, this matchless name possessing.

Hebrews 1:3

He is the reflection of God's glory and the exact likeness of his being, and he holds everything together by his powerful word. After he had provided a cleansing from sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Highest Majesty

Hebrews 2:10

It was fitting that God, for whom and through whom everything exists, should make the pioneer of their salvation perfect through suffering as part of his plan to glorify many children,

Hebrews 7:11

Now if perfection could have been attained through the Levitical priesthood for on this basis the people received the Law what further need would there be to speak of appointing another kind of priest according to the order of Melchizedek, not one according to the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 9:14

how much more will the blood of the Messiah, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from dead actions so that we may serve the living God!

Hebrews 9:23-26

Thus it was necessary for these earthly copies of the things in heaven to be cleansed by these sacrifices, but the heavenly things themselves are made clean with better sacrifices than these.

Hebrews 10:11-22

Day after day every priest stands and repeatedly offers the same sacrifices that can never take away sins.

Hebrews 12:2

fixing our attention on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of the faith, who, in view of the joy set before him, endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

1 Peter 1:19

but with the precious blood of the Messiah, like that of a lamb without blemish or defect.

1 Peter 3:22

who has gone to heaven and is at the right hand of God, where angels, authorities, and powers have been made subject to him.

1 John 2:2

It is he who is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for the whole world's.

Revelation 1:17-18

When I saw him, I fell down at his feet like a dead man. But he placed his right hand on me and said, "Stop being afraid! I am the first and the last,

Revelation 3:7

"To the messenger of the church in Philadelphia, write: "The one who is holy, who is true, who has the key of David, who opens a door that no one can shut, and who shuts a door that no one can open, "says this:

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