Hebrews 3:2
New International Version
He was faithful to the one who appointed him, just as Moses was faithful in all God's house.

New Living Translation
For he was faithful to God, who appointed him, just as Moses served faithfully when he was entrusted with God's entire house.

English Standard Version
who was faithful to him who appointed him, just as Moses also was faithful in all God’s house.

Berean Study Bible
He was faithful to the One who appointed Him, just as Moses was faithful in all God’s house.

Berean Literal Bible
being faithful to the One having appointed Him, as Moses also in all His house.

New American Standard Bible
He was faithful to Him who appointed Him, as Moses also was in all His house.

King James Bible
Who was faithful to him that appointed him, as also Moses was faithful in all his house.

Christian Standard Bible
He was faithful to the one who appointed him, just as Moses was in all God's household.

Contemporary English Version
Jesus was faithful to God, who appointed him, just as Moses was faithful in serving all God's people.

Good News Translation
He was faithful to God, who chose him to do this work, just as Moses was faithful in his work in God's house.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He was faithful to the One who appointed Him, just as Moses was in all God's household.

International Standard Version
He was faithful to the one who appointed him, just as Moses was in all God's household,

NET Bible
who is faithful to the one who appointed him, as Moses was also in God's house.

New Heart English Bible
who was faithful to him who appointed him, as also was Moses in all his house.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Who is faithful to The One who appointed him, as Moses in his entire household.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus is faithful to God, who appointed him, in the same way that Moses was faithful when he served in God's house.

New American Standard 1977
He was faithful to Him who appointed Him, as Moses also was in all His house.

Jubilee Bible 2000
who was faithful to him that appointed him over all his house, as also Moses was faithful.

King James 2000 Bible
Who was faithful to him that appointed him, as also Moses was faithful in all his house.

American King James Version
Who was faithful to him that appointed him, as also Moses was faithful in all his house.

American Standard Version
who was faithful to him that appointed him, as also was Moses in all his house.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who is faithful to him that made him, as was also Moses in all his house.

Darby Bible Translation
who is faithful to him that has constituted him, as Moses also in all his house.

English Revised Version
who was faithful to him that appointed him, as also was Moses in all his house.

Webster's Bible Translation
Who was faithful to him that appointed him, as also Moses was faithful in all his house.

Weymouth New Testament
How faithful He was to Him who appointed Him, just as Moses also was faithful in all God's house!

World English Bible
who was faithful to him who appointed him, as also was Moses in all his house.

Young's Literal Translation
being stedfast to Him who did appoint him, as also Moses in all his house,
Study Bible
Jesus Our Apostle and High Priest
1Therefore, holy brothers, who share in the heavenly calling, set your focus on Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess. 2He was faithful to the One who appointed Him, just as Moses was faithful in all God’s house. 3For Jesus has been counted worthy of greater glory than Moses, just as the builder of a house has greater honor than the house itself.…
Cross References
Exodus 40:16
Moses did everything just as the LORD had commanded him.

Numbers 12:7
not so with My servant Moses; he is faithful in all My house.

Hebrews 3:5
Now Moses was faithful as a servant in all God's house, testifying to what would be spoken later.

Treasury of Scripture

Who was faithful to him that appointed him, as also Moses was faithful in all his house.

faithful.

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

John 6:38-40
For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me…

John 7:18
He that speaketh of himself seeketh his own glory: but he that seeketh his glory that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.

appointed.

1 Samuel 12:6
And Samuel said unto the people, It is the LORD that advanced Moses and Aaron, and that brought your fathers up out of the land of Egypt.

as.

Hebrews 3:5
And Moses verily was faithful in all his house, as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were to be spoken after;

Numbers 12:7
My servant Moses is not so, who is faithful in all mine house.

Deuteronomy 4:5
Behold, I have taught you statutes and judgments, even as the LORD my God commanded me, that ye should do so in the land whither ye go to possess it.

all.

Hebrews 3:6
But Christ as a son over his own house; whose house are we, if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm unto the end.

Ephesians 2:22
In whom ye also are builded together for an habitation of God through the Spirit.

1 Timothy 3:15
But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.







Lexicon
He was
ὄντα (onta)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

faithful
πιστὸν (piston)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4103: Trustworthy, faithful, believing. From peitho; objectively, trustworthy; subjectively, trustful.

to the [One who]
τῷ (tō)
Article - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

appointed
ποιήσαντι (poiēsanti)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4160: (a) I make, manufacture, construct, (b) I do, act, cause. Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do.

Him,
αὐτὸν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

just as
ὡς (hōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 5613: Probably adverb of comparative from hos; which how, i.e. In that manner.

Moses
Μωϋσῆς (Mōusēs)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3475: Or Moses, or Mouses of Hebrew origin; Moseus, Moses, or Mouses, the Hebrew lawgiver.

[was faithful]
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

all
ὅλῳ (holō)
Adjective - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3650: All, the whole, entire, complete. A primary word; 'whole' or 'all', i.e. Complete, especially as noun or adverb.

[God’s]
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

house.
οἴκῳ (oikō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3624: A dwelling; by implication, a family.
(2) Who was.--Rather, as being; or that He was. Not merely, fix your thought on Jesus; but also (and especially), think of Him as faithful to God (Hebrews 2:17).

Appointed him.--Literally, made Him, an expression which some ancient (Ambrose and other Latin fathers,--apparently also Athanasius) and many modern writers have understood as relating to the creation of the human nature of our Lord. It is probable, however, that 1Samuel 12:6 is in the writer's mind. "It is the Lord that made Moses and Aaron, and that brought your fathers up out of the land of Egypt." As there Samuel speaks of the raising up of Moses and Aaron, constituted by God deliverers of the people; so here our thought must rest on Him who constituted Jesus "Apostle and High Priest."

As also Moses.--These words, which give the key to the following verses, are quoted from Numbers 12:7, where Moses is placed in contrast with prophets in Israel to whom the Lord will make Himself known by vision or dream. "My servant Moses is not so, who is faithful in all mine house. With him will I speak mouth to mouth." The "house" or household is God's. people Israel. To others will God reveal Himself in various ways in regard to the many parts of the house, the many concerns of the household. Throughout the whole house Moses was the recipient of the divine commands, and was faithful--"faithful" (as one of the Targums paraphrases), "as chief of the chiefs of my court."

Verse 2. - Who was faithful (or, as being faithful) to him that appointed (literally, made) him, as also Moses was in all his house. The reference is to what was said of Moses (Numbers 12:7), "My servant Moses is not so, who is faithful in all mine house," and serves aptly to introduce the intended comparison of Christ with him. In respect of faithfulness to him who constituted him in his office, Christ resembles Moses; in respect to his office itself, it is to be shown that he is far above him. Observe

(1) that "his house" means God's house, as' is plain from the text cited, i.e. the house of him who appointed him;

(2) that "in all his house" has reference to Moses only, not to Christ; for the main point of what follows is that Christ is over God's house, not in it, as Moses was. As to the verb ποιήσαντα (translated in A.V. "appointed "), it may have been suggested by 1 Samuel 12:6, where the LXX. reads Κύριος ὁ ποίησας τὸν Μωυσῆν καὶ τὸν Ἀαρὼν, the Hebrew verb being עַשׂה, which seems to mean in this case "constitute," not "create" (so Gesenius). The preceding words, ἀπόστολον καὶ ἀρχιερέα, though it is not necessary to supply them as understood, may be taken here to rule the meaning of ποιήσαντι (cf. for a similar use of the verb without a second accusative following, Mark 3:14, καὶ ἐποίησε δώδεκα. Thus the Arian inference from the word, that Christ is represented as a creature, is groundless. Nor need reference be supposed to his human birth or conception, the temporalis generatio of the man Jesus (Athanasius, Ambrose, and other Fathers). Certainly not to his eternal generation (as Bleek and Lunemann); such reference is foreign to the idea of the passage; nor could the word ποιεῖν with any propriety be so used. 3:1-6 Christ is to be considered as the Apostle of our profession, the Messenger sent by God to men, the great Revealer of that faith which we profess to hold, and of that hope which we profess to have. As Christ, the Messiah, anointed for the office both of Apostle and High Priest. As Jesus, our Saviour, our Healer, the great Physician of souls. Consider him thus. Consider what he is in himself, what he is to us, and what he will be to us hereafter and for ever. Close and serious thoughts of Christ bring us to know more of him. The Jews had a high opinion of the faithfulness of Moses, yet his faithfulness was but a type of Christ's. Christ was the Master of this house, of his church, his people, as well as their Maker. Moses was a faithful servant; Christ, as the eternal Son of God, is rightful Owner and Sovereign Ruler of the Church. There must not only be setting out well in the ways of Christ, but stedfastness and perseverance therein to the end. Every meditation on his person and his salvation, will suggest more wisdom, new motives to love, confidence, and obedience.
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