Hebrews 8:1-6 CEB

Meeting tents, sacrifices, and covenants

1 Now the main point of what we are saying is this: We have this kind of high priest. He sat down at the right side of the throne of the majesty in the heavens.

References for Hebrews 8:1

      2 He's serving as a priest in the holy place, which is the true meeting tent that God, not any human being, set up.
      3 Every high priest is appointed to offer gifts and sacrifices. So it's necessary for this high priest also to have something to offer.
      4 If he was located on earth, he wouldn't be a priest because there are already others who offer gifts based on the Law.
      5 They serve in a place that is a copy and shadow of the heavenly meeting tent. This is indicated when Moses was warned by God when he was about to set up the meeting tent: See that you follow the pattern that I showed you on the mountain in every detail.a

      References for Hebrews 8:5

        • v 8:5 - Exod 25:40
          6 But now, Jesus has received a superior priestly service just as he arranged a better covenant that is enacted with better promises.