2:10 For it was fitting for him, for whom and through whom all things exist, 1 in bringing many sons to glory, to make the pioneer 2 of their salvation perfect through sufferings.
2:17 Therefore he had 3 to be made like his brothers and sisters 4 in every respect, so that he could become a merciful and faithful high priest in things relating to God, to make atonement 5 for the sins of the people. 2:18 For since he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are tempted.
1 tn Grk “for whom are all things and through whom are all things.”
2 sn The Greek word translated pioneer is used of a “prince” or leader, the representative head of a family. It also carries nuances of “trailblazer,” one who breaks through to new ground for those who follow him. It is used some thirty-five times in the Greek OT and four times in the NT, always of Christ (Acts 3:15; 5:31; Heb 2:10; 12:2).
3 tn Or “he was obligated.”
5 tn Or “propitiation.”