1 Then verily the first covenant had also ordinancesa of divine service, and a worldly sanctuary.

References for Hebrews 9:1

    • y 9:1 - ordinances: or, ceremonies
      2 For there was a tabernacle made; the first, wherein* was the candlestick, and the table, and the shewbread*; which is called the sanctuary.b

      References for Hebrews 9:2

        • z 9:2 - the sanctuary: or, holy
          3 And after the second veil, the tabernacle which is called the Holiest of all*;
          4 Which had the golden censer, and the ark of the covenant overlaid round about with gold, wherein was the golden pot that had manna, and Aaron's rod that budded, and the tables of the covenant;
          7 But into the second went the high priest alone once every year, not without blood, which 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 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,c imposed on them until the time of reformation.

          References for Hebrews 9:10

            • { 9:10 - ordinances: or, rites, or, ceremonies