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Hebrews 5:3

    Hebrews 5:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And by reason hereof he ought, as for the people, so also for himself, to offer for sins.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And by reason hereof he ought, as for the people, so also for himself, to offer for sins.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and by reason thereof is bound, as for the people, so also for himself, to offer for sins.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And being feeble, he has to make sin-offerings for himself as well as for the people.

    Webster's Revision

    and by reason thereof is bound, as for the people, so also for himself, to offer for sins.

    World English Bible

    Because of this, he must offer sacrifices for sins for the people, as well as for himself.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and by reason thereof is bound, as for the people, so also for himself, to offer for sins.

    Definitions for Hebrews 5:3

    Ought - Any one; any thing.

    Clarke's Commentary on Hebrews 5:3

    And by reason hereof - As he is also a transgressor of the commands of God, and unable to observe the law in its spirituality, he must offer sacrifices for sin, not only for the people, but for himself also: this must teach him to have a fellow feeling for others.

    Barnes' Notes on Hebrews 5:3

    And by reason hereof - Because he is a sinner; an imperfect man. "As for the people, so also for himself, to offer for sins." To make an expiation for sins. He needs the same atonement; he offers the sacrifice for himself which he does for others; Leviticus 9:7. The same thing is true of the ministers of religion now. They come before God feeling that they have need of the benefit of the same atonement which they preach to others; they plead the merits of the same blood for their own salvation which they show to be indispensable for the salvation of others.