HEBREWS 5:7

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, and was heard in that he feared;”

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Hebrews 5:7 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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Who ὃς The relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that Who
in ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc in
the ταῖς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
days ἡμέραις Day, i.e., (literally) the time space between dawn and dark, or the whole 24 hours (but several days were usually reckoned by the Jews as inclusive of the parts of both extremes); figuratively, a period (always defined more or less clearly by the context) days
of σαρκὸς Flesh (as stripped of the skin), i.e., (strictly) the meat of an animal (as food), or (by extension) the body (as opposed to the soul (or spirit), or as the symbol of what is external, or as the means of kindred), or (by implication) human nature (with its frailties (physically or morally) and passions), or (specially), a human being (as such) of
his αὐτοῦ The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons his
flesh, σαρκὸς Flesh (as stripped of the skin), i.e., (strictly) the meat of an animal (as food), or (by extension) the body (as opposed to the soul (or spirit), or as the symbol of what is external, or as the means of kindred), or (by implication) human nature (with its frailties (physically or morally) and passions), or (specially), a human being (as such) flesh
when he had offered up προσενέγκας To bear towards, i.e., lead to, tender (especially to God), treat offered up
prayers δεήσεις A petition prayers
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
supplications ἱκετηρίας Intreaty supplications
with μετὰ Properly, denoting accompaniment; "amid" (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive association, or accusative succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575 or G1537 and G1519 or G4314; less intimate than G1722 and less close than G4862) with
strong ἰσχυρᾶς Forcible (literally or figuratively) strong
crying κραυγῆς An outcry (in notification, tumult or grief) crying
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
tears δακρύων A tear tears
unto πρὸς A preposition of direction; forward to, i.e., toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e., pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e., near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e., whither or for which it is predicated) unto
him τὸν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) him
that was able δυνάμενον To be able or possible able
to save σῴζειν To save, i.e., deliver or protect (literally or figuratively) save
him αὐτὸν The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons him
from ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) from
death, θανάτου (properly, an adjective used as a noun) death (literally or figuratively) death
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
was heard εἰσακουσθεὶς To listen to heard
in ἀπὸ "off," i.e., away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literal or figurative) in
that τῆς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) that
he feared; εὐλαβείας Properly, caution, i.e., (religiously) reverence (piety); by implication, dread (concretely) feared

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  • 5  So also Christ glorified not himself to be made an high priest; but he that said unto him, Thou art my Son, to day have I begotten thee.

  • 6  As he saith also in another place, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.

  • 7  Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, and was heard in that he feared;

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

  • 9  And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him;




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