And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him;
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George Leo Haydock
And being consummated, or perfected as man in all kinds of virtues, and at the same time true God by his divine person, became the author of salvation to all those who both believe in him and obey him. (Witham)
Be it with crying, why also strong [crying] and tears?
Having offered, (he says), and having been heard in that He feared. What do you say? Let the Heretics be ashamed. The Son of God was heard in that He feared. And what more could any man say concerning the prophets? And what sort of connection is there, in saying, He was heard in that He feared, though He were Son, yet learned He obedience by the things which He suffered? Would any man say these things concerning God? Why, who was ever so mad? And who, even if he were beside himself, would have uttered these things? Having been heard, (he says), in that He feared, He learned obedience by the things which He suffered. What obedience? He that before this had been obedient even unto death, as a Son to His Father, how did He afterwards learn? Do you see that this is spoken concerning the Incarnation?
Tell me now, did He pray the Father that He might be saved from death? And was it for this cause that He was exceeding sorrowful, an...