16 For verily †he took not on him the nature of angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham. 17 Wherefore xxin all things it behoved him qto be made like unto his brethren, that he might be ya merciful and faithful high priest zin things pertaining to God, to amake reconciliation for the sins of the people. 18 yFor in that he himself hath suffered bbeing tempted, he is able to succour them that are tempted.
Gr. he x taketh not hold of angels, but of the seed of Abraham he taketh hold.