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Hebrews 5:5–6

So also Christ mglorified not himself to be made nan high priest; but he that said unto him, oThou art my Son, to day have I begotten thee. As he saith also in another place, pThou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.

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Hebrews 5:5–6 — The New International Version (NIV)

In the same way, Christ did not take on himself the glory of becoming a high priest. But God said to him,

“You are my Son;

today I have become your Father.”

And he says in another place,

“You are a priest forever,

in the order of Melchizedek.”

Hebrews 5:5–6 — English Standard Version (ESV)

So also Christ did not exalt himself to be made a high priest, but was appointed by him who said to him,

“You are my Son,

today I have begotten you”;

as he says also in another place,

“You are a priest forever,

after the order of Melchizedek.”

Hebrews 5:5–6 — New Living Translation (NLT)

That is why Christ did not honor himself by assuming he could become High Priest. No, he was chosen by God, who said to him,

“You are my Son.

Today I have become your Father.”

And in another passage God said to him,

“You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek.”

Hebrews 5:5–6 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

So also Christ did not glorify Himself to become High Priest, but it was He who said to Him:

“You are My Son,

Today I have begotten You.”

As He also says in another place:

“You are a priest forever

According to the order of Melchizedek”;

Hebrews 5:5–6 — New Century Version (NCV)

So also Christ did not choose himself to have the honor of being a high priest, but God chose him. God said to him,

“You are my Son.

Today I have become your Father.”

And in another Scripture God says,

“You are a priest forever,

a priest like Melchizedek.”

Hebrews 5:5–6 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

So Christ also glorified not himself to be made a high priest, but he that spake unto him,

Thou art my Son,

This day have I begotten thee:

as he saith also in another place,

Thou art a priest for ever

After the order of Melchizedek.

Hebrews 5:5–6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Thus the Christ also has not glorified himself to be made a high priest; but he who had said to him, Thou art my Son, I have to-day begotten thee. Even as also in another place he says, Thou art a priest for ever according to the order of Melchisedec.

Hebrews 5:5–6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

So Christ did not take the glory of being a chief priest for himself. Instead, the glory was given to him by God, who said,

“You are my Son.

Today I have become your Father.”

In another place in Scripture, God said,

“You are a priest forever,

in the way Melchizedek was a priest.”

Hebrews 5:5–6 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

In the same way, the Messiah did not exalt Himself to become a high priest, but the One who said to Him, You are My Son; today I have become Your Father, also said in another passage, You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek.

Hebrews 5:5–6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

So also Christ did not glorify himself in becoming a high priest, but was appointed by the one who said to him,

“You are my Son,

today I have begotten you”;

as he says also in another place,

“You are a priest forever,

according to the order of Melchizedek.”

Hebrews 5:5–6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Thus also Christ did not glorify himself to become high priest, but the one who said to him,

“You are my Son, today I have begotten you,”

just as also in another place he says,

“You are a priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek,”

Hebrews 5:5–6 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

Even Christ did not take the glory of becoming a high priest for himself. God said to him,

“You are my Son.

Today I have become your Father.”

In another place he said,

“You are a priest forever,

just like Melchizedek.”

Hebrews 5:5–6 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

So also Christ did not glorify Himself so as to become a high priest, but He who said to Him,

You are My Son,

Today I have begotten You”;

just as He says also in another passage,

You are a priest forever

According to the order of Melchizedek.”