NLTNew Living Translation
17Therefore, it was necessary for him to be made in every respect like us, his brothers and sisters,#2:17 Greek like the brothers. so that he could be our merciful and faithful High Priest before God. Then he could offer a sacrifice that would take away the sins of the people.
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