Hebrews 9:2-12 DBY

2 For a tabernacle was set up; the first, in which [were] both the candlestick and the table and the exposition of the loaves, which is called Holy;
3 but after the second veil a tabernacle which is called Holy of holies,
4 having a golden censer, and the ark of the covenant, covered round in every part with gold, in which [were] the golden pot that had the manna, and the rod of Aaron that had sprouted, and the tables of the covenant;
5 and above over it the cherubim of glory shadowing the mercy-seat; concerning which it is not now [the time] to speak in detail.
6 Now these things being thus ordered, into the first tabernacle the priests enter at all times, accomplishing the services; a

References for Hebrews 9:6

    • É 9:6 - Latreuo, as vers. 9,14; ch. 8.5; 10.2; 12.28; 13.10: see Note l, Matt. 4.10.
      7 but into the second, the high priest only, once a year, not without blood, which he offers for himself and for the errors b of the people:

      References for Hebrews 9:7

        • Ê 9:7 - That is, 'sins of ignorance.'
          8 the Holy Spirit shewing this, that the way of the [holy of] holies has not yet been made manifest while as yet the first tabernacle has [its] standing;
          9 the which c [is] an image for the present time, according to which d both gifts and sacrifices, unable to perfect as to conscience him that worshipped, e are offered,

          References for Hebrews 9:9

            • Ë 9:9 - 'which is such as is.'
            • Ì 9:9 - The present time (ver. 9) is opposed to the time of setting things right (ver. 10). The tabernacle is in view in Hebrews, not the temple; but the fact that offerings were then still made is recognized in what follows. He could not call it 'the present age' (a Jewish term for the age preceding the Messiah), because Messiah was come and he had been crucified; but the carnal ordinances were still offered, so that for the Hebrews it was not 'the age to come.' The 'image' could be only for a present time on earth. The patterns were in the heavens.
            • Í 9:9 - Latreuo. 'Worship' is perhaps too strong, but 'service' is equivocal. It is to approach a god with prayers, or in offering up a religious service: see ver. 6.
              10 [consisting] only of meats and drinks and divers washings, ordinances of flesh, imposed until [the] time of setting things right.
              11 But Christ being come high priest of the good things to come, f by g the better h and more perfect tabernacle not made with hand, (that is, not of this creation,)

              References for Hebrews 9:11

                • Î 9:11 - The 'good things to come' are the promised blessings to come in with Christ. This Epistle, though addressed to Christians on most precious subjects, does not enter into proper assembly standing: it refers to the assembly in chs. 2 and 12.
                • Ï 9:11 - Dia here gives the character of his coming. He came in the power of and characterized by these things. They are not the place through nor the means by which.
                • Ð 9:11 - Or 'greater,' as ch. 6.13,16, &c.
                  12 nor by blood of goats and calves, but by i his own blood, has entered in once for all into the [holy of] holies, having found an eternal redemption.

                  References for Hebrews 9:12

                    • Ñ 9:12 - See Note l, ver. 11.