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he offered 'for himself, and for the errors of the people
: 8 The Holy Ghost this signifying, that the way into the holiest of all was not yet made manifest, while as the first tabernacle was yet standing :
9 Which was a figure 4 for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices, "that could not make him that did the service perfect, 'as pertaining to the conscience;
10 Which stood only in meats and drinks, and * divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them until the time of reformation.
s referring to the present time,
* similitude, Co. Ma. Cr. Bi. Pu. Dod. 6 rites, or ceremonies. A. V.
bring his blood within the vail. And this shall be an everlasting statute unto you, to make an atonement for the children of Israel for all their sins once a year.
See on Heb. v.
" Ps. xl. 6, 7: Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire ; mine ears hast thou opened: burnt offering and sin offering hast thou not required. Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me. Gal. iii. 21 : Is the law then against the promises of God? God forbid : for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law. Heb. vii, 18, 19 : There is verily a disannulling of the commandment going before for the weakness and unprofitableness thereof
. For the law made nothing perfect. See on Acts, xiii. 39.
Ps. li. 16, 17: For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give it: thou delightest not in burnt offering. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.
w See on Cor. ii. 16.
* NUMB. xix. 7, &c: Then the priest shall wash his clothes, and he shall bathe his flesh in water, &c.
y Eph. ii. 15: Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace. Col. ii. 20 : Wherefore if ye be dead with Christ from the
11 But Christ being come an * High Priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building ;
12 Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but d by his own blood he entered in ® once into the holy place, 'having obtained eternal redemption for us.
13 For if 5 the blood of bulls and of goats, and
7 for once, or, once for all. Ham.
rudiments of the world, why, as though living in the world, are ye subject to ordinances? HEB. vii. 16: Who is made, not after the law of a carnal commandment, but after the power of an endless life.
z See on Heb. iii. 1. a Heb. x. 1.
HEB. viii. 2. € HEB. X. 4. d See on Acts, xx. 28.
Ver. 26, 28. See on HEB. vii. 27. f Dan. ix. 24 : Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness. 1 Cor. i. 30: Of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption.
& LEV. xvi. 14, 15, 16, 18, 19: He shall take of the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it with his finger upon the mercy seat eastward ; and before the mercy seat shall he sprinkle of the blood with his finger seven times. Then shall he kill the goat of the sin offering, that is for the people, and bring his blood within the vail, and do with that blood as he did with the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it upon the mercy seat, and before the mercy seat: and he shall make an atonement for the holy place, because of the uncleanness of the children of Israel, and because of their transgressions in all their sins. And he shall go out unto the altar that is before the LORD, and make an atonement for it; and shall take of the blood of the bullock, and of the blood of the goat, and put it upon the horns of the altar round about. And he shall sprinkle of the blood upon it with his finger seven times, and cleanse it, and hallow it from the uncleanness of the children of Israel. HEB. X. 4.
the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctifieth to the purifying of the flesh :
14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who k through the eternal Spirit 8 l offered himself without spot9 to God, "purge your conscience from ° dead works P to serve the living God?
15 And for this cause 9 he is the mediator of the new testament, 10 that "by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first testament, "they which are
8 Holy Spirit. Wh. 9 fault. A. V. 10 covenant. Ham. Wh. Pu.
h NUMB. xix. 2, 17, &c: Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring thee a red heifer without spot, wherein is no blemish, and upon which never came yoke. For an unclean person they shall take of the ashes of the burnt heifer of purification for sin, and running water shall be put thereto in a vessel, &c.
See on Acts, xx. 28. * See on Rom.i. 4.
Tır. ii. 14: Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. Heb. vii. 27 : Who needeth pot daily, as those High Priests, to offer up sacrifice, first for his own sins, and then for the people's : for this he did once, when he offered
himself. See on Heb. iii. 1. Lev. xxii. 20: Whatsoever hath a blemish, that shall ye pot offer. Deut. xv. 21 : If there be any blemish therein, as if it be lame, or blind, or have any ill blemish, thou shalt not sacrifice it unto the LORD thy God.
n Heb. i. 3: When he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high. do. x. 22.
• HEB. vi. 1: Not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God.
P See on Rom. vi. 13, 22.
* Rom. iii, 25 : Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God. do. 6: When we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. 1 PET. iii. 18 : Christ also hath once suffered for sins.
* Heb. iii. 1: Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the
called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance.
16 For where a testament "l is, there must also of necessity be 12 the death of the testator.
17 For ia testament is of force after men are dead : otherwise it is of no strength 13 at all while the testator liveth.
18 u Whereupon neither the first testament was dedicated 11 without blood.
19 For when Moses had spoken every precept to all the people according to the law, he took the blood of calves and of goats, 'with water, and scarlet 15 wool, and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book, and all the people,
20 Saying, " This is the blood of the testament which God hath enjoined unto you.
21 Moreover " he sprinkled with blood both the
11 covevant. Dod. Wh. 12 be brought in. A. V. 13 of no value. Co. Ma. Cr. Bi. Rh.
originally transacted. Dod. We. purified. A. V. 18 purple. A. V. heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus.
* Gal. iii. 15 : Though it be but a man's covenant, yet if it be confirmed, no man disannulleth, or addeth thereto.
• Exod. xxiv. 6, &c: And Moses took half of the blood, and put it in basons; and half of the blood he sprinkled on the altar, &c.
Exod. xxiv. 3: And Moses came and told the people all the words of the LORD, and all the judgments : and all the people answered with one voice, and said, All the words which the LORD hath said will we do.
w Exod. xxiv. 5, 6, 8: And he sent young men of the children of Israel, which offered burnt offerings, and sacrificed peace offerings of oxen unto the LORD. And Moses took half of the blood, and put it in basons; and half of the blood he sprinkled on the altar. And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled it on the people, and said, Behold the blood of the covenant, which the Lord hath made with you concerning all these words. See on ver. 13.
* See Lev. xiv. 4, 6, 7, 49, 51, 52. See on MAT. xxvi. 28. * Exod. xxix. 12, 36 : And thou shalt take of the blood of
tabernacle, and all the vessels 16 of the ministry. 17
22 And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission.
23 It was therefore necessary that the patterns of things in the heavens should be purified with these ; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.
24 For Christ is not entered into the holy places made with hands, which are the figures of d the true.; but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us :
25 Nor yet that he should offer himself often, as the High Priest entereth into the holy place every year with blood of others;
26 For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world : but now once
16 instruments. Pu.
17 of the service. Pu.
18 models. Pu.
the bullock, and put it upon the horns of the altar with thy finger, and pour all the blood beside the bottom of the altar, And thou shalt offer every day a bullock for a sin offering for atonement : and thou shalt cleanse the altar, when thou hast made an atonement for it, and thou shalt anoint it, to sanctify it. Lev. viii. 15, 19: Moses took the blood, and put it upon the horns of the altar round about with his finger, and purified the altar, and poured the blood at the bottom of the altar, and sanctified it, to make reconciliation upon it. And he killed it; and Moses sprinkled the blood upon the altar round about. See on ver. 13.
a Lev. xvii. 11: For the life of the flesh is in the blood : and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls : for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul.
b HEB. viii. 5.
CHEB. vi. 20 : Whither the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus.
d Heb. viii. 2. e See on Rom. viii. 34. See on ver. 7. & Ver. 12. See on Heb. vii. 27.