Hebrews 9:11-14 NIV

The Blood of Christ

11 When Christ came as high priest1 of the good things that are already here,a2 he went through the greater and more perfect tabernacle3 that is not man-made,4 that is to say, not a part of this creation.

References for Hebrews 9:11

    • b 9:11 - Some early manuscripts "are to come"
      12 He did not enter by means of the blood of goats and calves;5 but he entered the Most Holy Place6 once for all7 by his own blood,8 having obtained eternal redemption.

      References for Hebrews 9:12

          13 The blood of goats and bulls9 and the ashes of a heifer10 sprinkled on those who are ceremonially unclean sanctify them so that they are outwardly clean.

          References for Hebrews 9:13

          14 How much more, then, will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit11 offered himself12 unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences13 from acts that lead to death,b14 so that we may serve the living God!15

          References for Hebrews 9:14

            • c 9:14 - Or "from useless rituals"