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New International Version
and, once made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him
New Living Translation
In this way, God qualified him as a perfect High Priest, and he became the source of eternal salvation for all those who obey him.
English Standard Version
And being made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him,
Berean Study Bible
And having been made perfect, He became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey Him
Berean Literal Bible
and having been perfected, He became the author of eternal salvation to all those obeying Him,
King James Bible
And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him;
New King James Version
And having been perfected, He became the author of eternal salvation to all who obey Him,
New American Standard Bible
And having been perfected, He became the source of eternal salvation for all those who obey Him,
And having been made perfect, He became to all those who obey Him the source of eternal salvation,
And having been made perfect, He became to all those who obey Him the source of eternal salvation,
And having been made perfect [uniquely equipped and prepared as Savior and retaining His integrity amid opposition], He became the source of eternal salvation [an eternal inheritance] to all those who obey Him,
Christian Standard Bible
After he was perfected, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him,
Holman Christian Standard Bible
After He was perfected, He became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey Him,
American Standard Version
and having been made perfect, he became unto all them that obey him the author of eternal salvation;
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And in this way he was perfected and became the cause of eternal life to all those who obey him.
Contemporary English Version
Suffering made Jesus perfect, and now he can save forever all who obey him.
And being consummated, he became, to all that obey him, the cause of eternal salvation.
Good News Translation
When he was made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all those who obey him,
International Standard Version
and, once made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him,
Literal Standard Version
and having been made perfect, He became the cause of continuous salvation to all those obeying Him,
New American Bible
and when he was made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him,
And by being perfected in this way, he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him,
New Revised Standard Version
and having been made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him,
New Heart English Bible
Having been made perfect, he became to all of those who obey him the author of everlasting salvation,
Weymouth New Testament
and so, having been made perfect, He became to all who obey Him the source and giver of eternal salvation.
World English Bible
Having been made perfect, he became to all of those who obey him the author of eternal salvation,
Young's Literal Translation
and having been made perfect, he did become to all those obeying him a cause of salvation age-during,
Additional Translations ...
ContextThe Perfect High Priest
…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 10and was designated by God as high priest in the order of Melchizedek.…
But Jesus replied, "Go tell that fox, 'Look, I will keep driving out demons and healing people today and tomorrow, and on the third day I will reach My goal.'
Therefore, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed, not only in my presence, but now even more in my absence, continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling.
Are not the angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?
how shall we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? This salvation was first announced by the Lord, was confirmed to us by those who heard Him,
In bringing many sons to glory, it was fitting for God, for whom and through whom all things exist, to make the author of their salvation perfect through suffering.
He did not enter by the blood of goats and calves, but He entered the Most Holy Place once for all by His own blood, thus securing eternal redemption.
so also Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many; and He will appear a second time, not to bear sin, but to bring salvation to those who eagerly await Him.
Treasury of Scripture
And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation to all them that obey him;
Hebrews 2:10 For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.
Hebrews 11:40 God having provided some better thing for us, that they without us should not be made perfect.
Daniel 9:24 Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy.
Hebrews 12:2 Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Psalm 68:18-20 Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell among them…
Isaiah 45:22 Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else.
Hebrews 2:3 How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him;
Hebrews 9:12,15 Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption for us…
Psalm 45:17 I will make thy name to be remembered in all generations: therefore shall the people praise thee for ever and ever.
Hebrews 11:8 By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went.
Isaiah 50:10 Who is among you that feareth the LORD, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light? let him trust in the name of the LORD, and stay upon his God.
Isaiah 55:3 Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.
And being . . .--Rather, and having been made perfect. This was the mode in which He who "glorified Him to be made High Priest" (Hebrews 5:5) led Him into the possession of this office. The thought of this verse and the last is closely analogous to Hebrews 2:9-10 (see Notes), and to Philippians 2:6-13. The transition from the obedience manifested by our Lord to that which must be rendered by all who seek from Him salvation, strikingly recalls Hebrews 5:8; Hebrews 5:12 of the last-named chapter. He presents to all the model of the obedience to be rendered to Him, and through Him to the Father. "Eternal" salvation,--for He is a priest "for ever" (Hebrews 5:6). On the connection of "salvation" with His priesthood, see the Note on Hebrews 7:25. . . . Verses 9, 10. - And being made perfect, he became unto all them that obey him the Author of eternal salvation; called (or rather so addressed) of God a High Priest after the order of Melchizedek. Here τελειωθεὶς (translated "being made perfect") refers to the time of his resurrection, when the sufferings were over and the atonement complete (cf. Luke 13:32, τῇ τρίτῃ τελειοῦμαι). The word may be used in its general sense of perfected, i.e. "being made perfectly that which he was intended to become" (Delitzsch). In such sense St. Paul uses the word of himself, Οὐκ ὅτι ἤδη τετελείωμαι (Philippians 3:12). Or the specific sense of priestly consecration may be here, as well as in Hebrews 2:10 and Hebrews 7:28, intended. In Hebrews 7:28 the A.V. renders εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα τετελειωμένον by "consecrated for evermore." And this view is supported by passages in the LXX., where the word τελείωσις is used with special reference to the consecration of the high priest. Cf. ἔστι γὰρ τελείωσις αὔτη (Exodus 29:22); τοῦ κριοῦ τῆς τελειώσεως, ὅ ἐστιν Ἀαρών, (vers. 26, 27, 31); τελειῶσαι τὰς χεῖρας αὐτῶν (vers. 29, 33, 35); τῆς θυσίας τῆς τελειώσεως (ver. 34) τὸν δεύτερον κριὸν τῆς τελειώσεωσ (Leviticus 8:22, 29); ἀπὸ τοῦ κανοῦ τῆς τελειώσεως (ver. 26); τὸ ὁλοκαύτωμα τῆς τελειώσεως (ver. 28); ἕως ἡμέρα πληρωθῆ, ἡμέρα τελειώσεως ὑμῶν (ver. 33); also Leviticus 21:10, where the high priest - ὁ ἱερεὺς ὁ μέγας ἀπὸ τῶν ἀδελφῶν αὐτοῦ ( ισ described as τοῦ ἐπικεχυμένου ἐπὶ τῆν κεφαλὴν τοῦ ἐλαίου σοῦ Ξριστοῦ καὶ τετελειωμένου ἐνδύσασθαι τὰ ἱμάτια. See also Gesenius on the Hebrew word מלֻּאים. Hence, and in view of the drift of the passage before us, Jackson very decidedly regards τελειωθεὶς in ver. 9 as a verbum solenne, denoting specifically Christ's consecration to his eternal office of High Priest. So also Hammond and Whitby. Being thus perfected, or consecrated, he became, for ever afterwards, the Author, not of mere ceremonial cleansing or temporary remission of guilt, but of eternal salvation; potentially to all mankind (cf. ὑπὲρ παντὸς, Hebrews 2:9), and effectively to "all them that obey him;" being addressed, in tiffs his consummated position (the reference being to Psalm 110.) as "High Priest for ever," etc. Here again we perceive that it is not till after the Resurrection that the prophetic ideal of the SON at God's right hand, and of the eternal High Priest, are regarded as fully realized. If it be objected that his high priesthood must have begun before the Resurrection for his death upon the cross to be a true atonement, it may be replied that his one oblation of himself upon the cross at once consummated his consecration and effected the atonement. Doubtless, as a true High Priest on earth, he thus "offered one sacrifice for sins for ever" (Hebrews 10:12); all that is meant above is that it was not till after the Resurrection that he entered on his eternal office of mediation in virtue of that one accomplished sacrifice.
Parallel Commentaries ...
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.
having been made perfect,
Verb - Aorist Participle Passive - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5048: From teleios; to complete, i.e. accomplish, or consummate.
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 159: The cause, author; the culprit, the accused; the crime. From the same as aiteo; causative, i.e. a causer.
Adjective - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 166: From aion; perpetual.
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 4991: Feminine of a derivative of soter as noun; rescue or safety.
Adjective - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.
Article - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.
Verb - Present Participle Active - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 5219: From hupo and akouo; to hear under, i.e. To listen attentively; by implication, to heed or conform to a command or authority.
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 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.
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NT Letters: Hebrews 5:9 Having been made perfect he became (Heb. He. Hb)