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Hebrews 5

To keep things straight you need to go back a few verses to see the context of chapter 5. So let’s go back to 4:14.
Hebrews 4:14 Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess.
The Greek reads somewhat different than KJV
It reads he passed through the heavens. Heaven due mostly to religious teaching is really not understood here is how Strong’s concordance defines it:
Definition: heaven, (a) the visible heavens: the atmosphere, the sky, the starry heavens, (b) the spiritual heavens.

Heaven is anyplace above the earth.  Most people at the time thought the earth was flat. They could only go by what they saw a flat horizon heaven above sheol, underworld, grave, hell, pit below. Sheol is the kingdom of the grave the rest is Greek paganism which seeped into the word many places. God has to work with us from where we are currently. When we got saved we didn’t have perfect knowledge dropped on us. It has…

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