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Hebrews 8 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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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 sanctuary and the true tent which is set up not by man but by the Lord.

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:3 - For every high priest is appointed to offer gifts and sacrifices; hence 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 sanctuary; for when Moses was about to erect the tent, he was instructed by God, saying, "See that you make everything according to the pattern which was shown you on the mountain."

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:6 - But as it is, Christ has obtained a ministry which 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 for a second.

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:8 - For he finds fault with them when he says: "The days will come, says 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 lead them out of the land of Egypt; for they did not continue in my covenant, and so I paid no heed to them, says the Lord.

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:10 - This is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says 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 every one his fellow or every one his brother, saying, 'Know the Lord,' for all shall 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 treats the first as obsolete. And what is becoming obsolete and growing old is ready to vanish away.
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Language: English

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