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Hebrews 8 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Jesus, High Priest of a Better Covenant

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:1 - Now the point in what we are saying is this: we have such a high priest, one who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven,

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:2 - a minister in the holy places, in the true tent[fn] that the Lord set up, not man.

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:3 - For every high priest is appointed to offer gifts and sacrifices; thus it is necessary for this priest also to have something to offer.

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:4 - Now if he were on earth, he would not be a priest at all, since there are priests who offer gifts according to the law.

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:5 - They serve a copy and shadow of the heavenly things. For when Moses was about to erect the tent, he was instructed by God, saying, “See that you make everything according to the pattern that was shown you on the mountain.”

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:6 - But as it is, Christ[fn] has obtained a ministry that is as much more excellent than the old as the covenant he mediates is better, since it is enacted on better promises.

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:7 - For if that first covenant had been faultless, there would have been no occasion to look for a second.

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:8 - For he finds fault with them when he says:[fn]
“Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord,
when I will establish a new covenant with the house of Israel
and with the house of Judah,

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:9 - not like the covenant that I made with their fathers
on the day when I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt.
For they did not continue in my covenant,
and so I showed no concern for them, declares the Lord.

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:10 - For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel
after those days, declares the Lord:
I will put my laws into their minds,
and write them on their hearts,
and I will be their God,
and they shall be my people.

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:11 - And they shall not teach, each one his neighbor
and each one his brother, saying, ‘Know the Lord,’
for they shall all know me,
from the least of them to the greatest.

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:12 - For I will be merciful toward their iniquities,
and I will remember their sins no more.”

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:13 - In speaking of a new covenant, he makes the first one obsolete. And what is becoming obsolete and growing old is ready to vanish away.
ESV Footnotes
Or tabernacle; also verse 5
Greek he
Some manuscripts For finding fault with it he says to them
ESV

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