Hebrews 5:2
Good News Translation
Since he himself is weak in many ways, he is able to be gentle with those who are ignorant and make mistakes.

Contemporary English Version
A high priest has weaknesses of his own, and he feels sorry for foolish and sinful people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who can have compassion on them that are ignorant and that err: because he himself also is compassed with infirmity.

New American Bible
He is able to deal patiently with the ignorant and erring, for he himself is beset by weakness

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Who can have compassion on them that are ignorant and that err: because he himself also is compassed with infirmity.

Who.

Hebrews 2:18 For in that wherein he himself hath suffered and been tempted he is able to succour them also that are tempted.

Hebrews 4:15 For we have not a high priest who cannot have compassion on our infirmities: but one tempted in all things like as we are, without sin.

have compassion on.

Numbers 15:22-29 And if through ignorance you omit any of these things, which the Lord hath spoken to Moses, . . .

1 Timothy 1:13 Who before was a blasphemer and a persecutor and contumelious. But I obtained the mercy of God, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.

them.

Hebrews 12:13 And make straight steps with your feet: that no one, halting, may go out of the way; but rather be healed.

Exodus 32:8 They have quickly strayed from the way which thou didst shew them: and they have made to themselves a molten calf, and have adored it, and sacrificing victims to it, have said: These are thy gods, O Israel, that have brought thee out of the land of Egypt.

Judges 2:17 Committing fornication with strange gods, and adoring them. They quickly forsook the way, in which their fathers had walked: and hearing the commandments of the Lord, they did all things contrary.

Isaiah 30:11 Take away from me the way, turn away the path from me, let the Holy One of Israel cease from before us.

is compassed.

Hebrews 7:28 For the law maketh men priests, who have infirmity: but the word of the oath (which was since the law) the Son who is perfected for evermore.

Exodus 32:2-5,21-24 And Aaron said to them: Take the golden earrings from the ears of your wives, and your sons and daughters, and bring them to me. . . .

Numbers 12:1-9 And Mary and Aaron spoke against Moses, because of his wife the Ethiopian, . . .

Numbers 20:10-12 And having gathered together the multitude before the rock, he said to them: Hear, ye rebellious and incredulous: Can we bring you forth water out of this rock? . . .

Luke 22:32 But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and thou, being once converted, confirm thy brethren.

2 Corinthians 11:30 If I must needs glory, I will glory of the things that concern my infirmity.

2 Corinthians 12:5,9,10 For such an one I will glory: but for myself I will glory nothing but in my infirmities. . . .

Galatians 4:13 And you know how, through infirmity of the flesh, I preached the gospel to you heretofore: and your temptation in my flesh

Context
The Perfect High Priest
1For every high priest taken from among men is ordained for men in the things that appertain to God, that he may offer up gifts and sacrifices for sins: 2Who can have compassion on them that are ignorant and that err: because he himself also is compassed with infirmity. 3And therefore he ought, as for the people, so also for himself, to offer for sins.…
Cross References
Isaiah 29:24
And they that erred in spirit, shall know understanding, and they that murmured, shall learn the law.

Ephesians 4:18
Having their understanding darkened: being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their hearts.

Hebrews 2:17
Wherefore, it behoved him in all things to be made like unto his brethren, that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest before God, that he might be a propitiation for the sins of the people.

Hebrews 2:18
For in that wherein he himself hath suffered and been tempted he is able to succour them also that are tempted.

Hebrews 4:15
For we have not a high priest who cannot have compassion on our infirmities: but one tempted in all things like as we are, without sin.

Hebrews 7:28
For the law maketh men priests, who have infirmity: but the word of the oath (which was since the law) the Son who is perfected for evermore.

Hebrews 9:7
But into the second, the high priest alone, once a year: not without blood, which he offereth for his own and the people's ignorance:

James 5:19
My brethren, if any of you err from the truth and one convert him:

1 Peter 2:25
For you were as sheep going astray: but you are now converted to the shepherd and bishop of your souls.

Additional Translations
He is able to deal gently with those who are ignorant and misguided, since he himself is beset by weakness.

being able to exercise forbearance with those being ignorant and going astray, since he himself also is encompassed by weakness;

Who can have compassion on the ignorant, and on them that are out of the way; for that he himself also is compassed with infirmity.

who can bear gently with the ignorant and erring, for that he himself also is compassed with infirmity;

being able to exercise forbearance towards the ignorant and erring, since he himself also is clothed with infirmity;

who can bear gently with the ignorant and erring, for that he himself also is compassed with infirmity;

Who can have compassion on the ignorant, and on them that are out of the way; for that he himself also is compassed with infirmity.

and must be one who is able to bear patiently with the ignorant and erring, because he himself also is beset with infirmity.

The high priest can deal gently with those who are ignorant and going astray, because he himself is also surrounded with weakness.

able to be gentle to those ignorant and going astray, since himself also is compassed with infirmity;
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