New Living Translation
We also know that the Son did not come to help angels; he came to help the descendants of Abraham.
King James Bible
For verily he took not on him the nature of angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham.
Darby Bible Translation
For he does not indeed take hold of angels by the hand, but he takes hold of the seed of Abraham.
World English Bible
For most certainly, he doesn't give help to angels, but he gives help to the seed of Abraham.
Young's Literal Translation
for, doubtless, of messengers it doth not lay hold, but of seed of Abraham it layeth hold,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:16 For verily he taketh not hold of angels - He does not take their nature upon him. But he taketh hold of the seed of Abraham - He takes human nature upon him. St. Paul says the seed of Abraham, rather than the seed of Adam, because to Abraham was the promise made.
LibraryChrist's Work of Destruction and Deliverance. Rev. John H. James.
"That through death He might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil; and deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage."--HEBREWS ii. 14, 15. There is a special and ordained connection between the incarnation and the death of our blessed Lord. Other men die in due course after they are born; he was born just that he might die. He came "not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give" his "life a ransom for many." It is therefore …
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Only in this way could he set free all who have lived their lives as slaves to the fear of dying.
Therefore, it was necessary for him to be made in every respect like us, his brothers and sisters, so that he could be our merciful and faithful High Priest before God. Then he could offer a sacrifice that would take away the sins of the people.
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