Hebrews 2:16
Good News Translation
For it is clear that it is not the angels that he helps. Instead, he helps the descendants of Abraham.

Contemporary English Version
Jesus clearly did not come to help angels, but he did come to help Abraham's descendants.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For nowhere doth he take hold of the angels: but of the seed of Abraham he taketh hold.

New American Bible
Surely he did not help angels but rather the descendants of Abraham;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For nowhere doth he take hold of the angels: but of the seed of Abraham he taketh hold.

verily.

Hebrews 6:16 For men swear by one greater than themselves: and an oath for confirmation is the end of all their controversy.

Hebrews 12:10 And they indeed for a few days, according to their own pleasure, instructed us: but he, for our profit, that we might receive his sanctification.

Romans 2:25 Circumcision profiteth indeed, if thou keep the law: but if thou be a transgressor of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision.

1 Peter 1:20 Foreknown indeed before the foundation of the world, but manifested in the last times for you:

took not, etc.

Genesis 22:18 And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed, because thou hast obeyed my voice.

Matthew 1:1 The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham:

*etc:

Romans 4:16 Therefore is it of faith, that according to grace the promise might be firm to all the seed: not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,

*etc:

Galatians 3:16,29 To Abraham were the promises made and to his seed. He saith not: And to his seeds as of many. But as of one: And to thy seed, which is Christ. . . .

Context
Jesus Like His Brothers
15And might deliver them, who through the fear of death were all their lifetime subject to servitude. 16For nowhere doth he take hold of the angels: but of the seed of Abraham he taketh hold. 17Wherefore, it behoved him in all things to be made like unto his brethren, that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest before God, that he might be a propitiation for the sins of the people.…
Cross References
Hebrews 2:15
And might deliver them, who through the fear of death were all their lifetime subject to servitude.

Hebrews 2:17
Wherefore, it behoved him in all things to be made like unto his brethren, that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest before God, that he might be a propitiation for the sins of the people.

Additional Translations
For surely it is not the angels He helps, but the descendants of Abraham.

For surely He helps not the angels, but He helps the seed of Abraham.

For truly he took not on him the nature of angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham.

For verily not to angels doth he give help, but he giveth help to the seed of Abraham.

For he does not indeed take hold of angels [by the hand], but he takes hold of the seed of Abraham.

For verily not of angels doth he take hold, but he taketh hold of the seed of Abraham.

For verily he took not on him the nature of angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham.

For assuredly it is not to angels that He is continually reaching a helping hand, but it is to the descendants of Abraham.

For most certainly, he doesn't give help to angels, but he gives help to the seed of Abraham.

for, doubtless, of messengers it doth not lay hold, but of seed of Abraham it layeth hold,
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