1. Hebrews 5:1–10 (ESV)
  2. Structure and outline

The overview of Hebrews 5:1–10

Hebrews 5:1–10 (ESV)

1 For every high priest chosen from among men is appointed to act on behalf of men in relation to God, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins.

Lane1 offers the following overview of the concentric structure of 5:1–10:

A. The old office of high priest – Hebrews 5:1
B. The solidarity of the high priest with the people – Hebrews 5:2–3
C. The humility of the high priest – Hebrews 5:4
C1. The humility of Christ – Hebrews 5:5–6
B1. The solidarity of Christ with God’s people – Hebrews 5:7–8
A1. The new office of high priest – Hebrews 5:9–102