Hebrews 5:9
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,

New American Standard Bible
And having been made perfect, He became to all those who obey Him the source of eternal salvation,

King James Bible
And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him;

Christian Standard Bible
After he was perfected, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him,

Contemporary English Version
Suffering made Jesus perfect, and now he can save forever all who obey him.

Good News Translation
When he was made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all those who obey him,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
After He was perfected, He became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey Him,

International Standard Version
and, once made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him,

NET Bible
And by being perfected in this way, he became the source of eternal salvation to 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,

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.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
After he had finished his work, he became the source of eternal salvation for everyone who obeys him.

New American Standard 1977
And having been made perfect, He became to all those who obey Him the source of eternal salvation,

Jubilee Bible 2000
and being made perfect, he became the author of eternal saving health unto all those that hearken unto him,

King James 2000 Bible
And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him;

American King James Version
And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation to all them that obey him;

American Standard Version
and having been made perfect, he became unto all them that obey him the author of eternal salvation;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And being consummated, he became, to all that obey him, the cause of eternal salvation.

Darby Bible Translation
and having been perfected, became to all them that obey him, author of eternal salvation;

English Revised Version
and having been made perfect, he became unto all them that obey him the author of eternal salvation;

Webster's Bible Translation
And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation to all them that obey him;

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,
Study Bible
The 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.…
Cross References
Luke 13:32
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.'

Philippians 2:12
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.

Hebrews 1:14
Are not the angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?

Hebrews 2:3
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,

Hebrews 2:10
In bringing many sons to glory, it was fitting for God, for whom and through whom all things exist, to make the pioneer of their salvation perfect through suffering.

Hebrews 9:12
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.

Hebrews 9:28
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;

being.

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.

he became.

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.

eternal.

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.

unto.

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.







Lexicon
And
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

having been made perfect,
τελειωθεὶς (teleiōtheis)
Verb - Aorist Participle Passive - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5048: From teleios; to complete, i.e. accomplish, or consummate.

He became
ἐγένετο (egeneto)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

[the] source
αἴτιος (aitios)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 159: The cause, author; the culprit, the accused; the crime. From the same as aiteo; causative, i.e. a causer.

of eternal
αἰωνίου (aiōniou)
Adjective - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 166: From aion; perpetual.

salvation
σωτηρίας (sōtērias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4991: Feminine of a derivative of soter as noun; rescue or safety.

to all
πᾶσιν (pasin)
Adjective - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

who
τοῖς (tois)
Article - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

obey
ὑπακούουσιν (hypakouousin)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 5219: From hupo and akouo; to hear under, i.e. To listen attentively; by implication, to heed or conform to a command or authority.

Him
αὐτῷ (autō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 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.
(9) 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. 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?
Jump to Previous
Age-During Author Cause Complete Eternal Giver Obey Obeying Once Orders Perfect Perfected Salvation Source
Jump to Next
Age-During Author Cause Complete Eternal Giver Obey Obeying Once Orders Perfect Perfected Salvation Source
Links
Hebrews 5:9 NIV
Hebrews 5:9 NLT
Hebrews 5:9 ESV
Hebrews 5:9 NASB
Hebrews 5:9 KJV

Hebrews 5:9 Bible Apps
Hebrews 5:9 Biblia Paralela
Hebrews 5:9 Chinese Bible
Hebrews 5:9 French Bible
Hebrews 5:9 German Bible

Alphabetical: all and became been eternal for having he him made obey of once perfect salvation source the those to who

NT Letters: Hebrews 5:9 Having been made perfect he became (Heb. He. Hb) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools
Hebrews 5:8
Top of Page
Top of Page