Hebrews 5:8
New International Version
Son though he was, he learned obedience from what he suffered

New Living Translation
Even though Jesus was God's Son, he learned obedience from the things he suffered.

English Standard Version
Although he was a son, he learned obedience through what he suffered.

Berean Study Bible
Although He was a Son, He learned obedience from what He suffered.

Berean Literal Bible
though being a Son, He learned obedience from the things He suffered,

New American Standard Bible
Although He was a Son, He learned obedience from the things which He suffered.

King James Bible
Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered;

Christian Standard Bible
Although he was the Son, he learned obedience from what he suffered.

Contemporary English Version
Jesus is God's own Son, but still he had to suffer before he could learn what it really means to obey God.

Good News Translation
But even though he was God's Son, he learned through his sufferings to be obedient.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Though He was God's Son, He learned obedience through what He suffered.

International Standard Version
Son though he was, he learned obedience through his sufferings

NET Bible
Although he was a son, he learned obedience through the things he suffered.

New Heart English Bible
Although he was a Son, he learned obedience by the things which he suffered.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And although he is The Son, he learned obedience by the fear and the suffering which he endured;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Although Jesus was the Son [of God], he learned to be obedient through his sufferings.

New American Standard 1977
Although He was a Son, He learned obedience from the things which He suffered.

Jubilee Bible 2000
although he was the Son of God, yet he learned obedience by the things which he suffered;

King James 2000 Bible
Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered;

American King James Version
Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered;

American Standard Version
though he was a Son, yet learned obedience by the things which he suffered;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And whereas indeed he was the Son of God, he learned obedience by the things which he suffered:

Darby Bible Translation
though he were Son, he learned obedience from the things which he suffered;

English Revised Version
though he was a Son, yet learned obedience by the things which he suffered;

Webster's Bible Translation
Though he was a Son, yet he learned obedience by the things which he suffered;

Weymouth New Testament
Although He was God's Son, yet He learned obedience from the sufferings which He endured;

World English Bible
though he was a Son, yet learned obedience by the things which he suffered.

Young's Literal Translation
through being a Son, did learn by the things which he suffered -- the obedience,
Study Bible
The Perfect High Priest
7During the days of Jesus’ earthly life, He offered up prayers and petitions with loud cries and tears to the One who could save Him from death, and He was heard because of His reverence. 8Although He was a Son, He learned obedience from what He suffered. 9And having been made perfect, He became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey Him…
Cross References
Isaiah 50:5
The Lord GOD has opened My ears, and I have not been rebellious, nor have I turned back.

Isaiah 53:5
But He was pierced for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon Him, and by His stripes we are healed.

John 10:18
No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down of My own accord. I have authority to lay it down and authority to take it up again. This charge I have received from My Father."

Philippians 2:8
And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to death--even death on a cross.

Hebrews 1:2
But in these last days He has spoken to us by His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, and through whom He made the universe.

Treasury of Scripture

Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered;

he were.

Hebrews 1:5,8
For unto which of the angels said he at any time, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee? And again, I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to me a Son? …

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.

yet.

Hebrews 10:5-9
Wherefore when he cometh into the world, he saith, Sacrifice and offering thou wouldest not, but a body hast thou prepared me: …

Isaiah 50:5,6
The Lord GOD hath opened mine ear, and I was not rebellious, neither turned away back…

Matthew 3:15
And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him.







Lexicon
Although
καίπερ (kaiper)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2539: Although, though. From kai and per; and indeed, i.e. Nevertheless or notwithstanding.

He was
ὢν (ōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative 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.

a Son,
Υἱός (Huios)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5207: A son, descendent. Apparently a primary word; a 'son', used very widely of immediate, remote or figuratively, kinship.

He learned
ἔμαθεν (emathen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3129: Prolongation from a primary verb, another form of which, matheo, is used as an alternate in certain tenses; to learn.

obedience
ὑπακοήν (hypakoēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 5218: Obedience, submissiveness, compliance. From hupakouo; attentive hearkening, i.e. compliance or submission.

from
ἀφ’ (aph’)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 575: From, away from. A primary particle; 'off, ' i.e. Away, in various senses.

what
ὧν (hōn)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3739: Who, which, what, that.

He suffered.
ἔπαθεν (epathen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3958: I am acted upon in a certain way, either good or bad; I experience ill treatment, suffer.
(8) Though he were a Son.--These words may be connected with what precedes (implying that He was heard for His reverent fear, not because, in the preeminent sense, He was God's Son); but they are still more closely joined with the following sentence, "Though He was a Son, He learnt His obedience by the things which He suffered." "The disposition of obedience Jesus possessed before He suffered, but the proof that this disposition existed must be shown in deed; this progress from the disposition to the deed of obedience is a practical learning of the virtue of obedience" (Lnemann). The suffering recorded in Hebrews 5:7 is regarded as the culmination of His life of suffering.

5:1-10 The High Priest must be a man, a partaker of our nature. This shows that man had sinned. For God would not suffer sinful man to come to him alone. But every one is welcome to God, that comes to him by this High Priest; and as we value acceptance with God, and pardon, we must apply by faith to this our great High Priest Christ Jesus, who can intercede for those that are out of the way of truth, duty, and happiness; one who has tenderness to lead them back from the by-paths of error, sin, and misery. Those only can expect assistance from God, and acceptance with him, and his presence and blessing on them and their services, that are called of God. This is applied to Christ. In the days of his flesh, Christ made himself subject to death: he hungered: he was a tempted, suffering, dying Jesus. Christ set an example, not only to pray, but to be fervent in prayer. How many dry prayers, how few wetted with tears, do we offer up to God! He was strengthened to support the immense weight of suffering laid upon him. There is no real deliverance from death but to be carried through it. He was raised and exalted, and to him was given the power of saving all sinners to the uttermost, who come unto God through him. Christ has left us an example that we should learn humble obedience to the will of God, by all our afflictions. We need affliction, to teach us submission. His obedience in our nature encourages our attempts to obey, and for us to expect support and comfort under all the temptations and sufferings to which we are exposed. Being made perfect for this great work, he is become the Author of eternal salvation to all that obey him. But are we of that number?
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