For as much then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same…
In a sermon from this text the Rev. Evan Harris, of Merthyr, makes the following divisions.
1. "The children."
2. "He also."
3. "The devil."I hear some timid disciple say, "Ah, I see the devil lurks in that text." Yes, he does; but remember that "He also" is there too. Fear not, timid one, for it cannot fare badly with "the children" if "He also" Himself is between them and the devil. The secret of safety is in being near Him.
Parallel VersesKJV: Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil;
WEB: Since then the children have shared in flesh and blood, he also himself in the same way partook of the same, that through death he might bring to nothing him who had the power of death, that is, the devil,