Hebrews 9:1-10 LEB

The Earthly Ministry of the Old Covenant

1 Nowa the first [covenant] had regulations for worship and the earthly sanctuary.

References for Hebrews 9:1

    • § 9:1 - Some manuscripts have "Now even"
      2 For a tent was prepared, the first [one], in which [were] the lampstand and the table and the presentation of the loaves, which is called the holy place.
      3 And after the second curtain [was] a tent called the holy of holies,
      4 containing the golden incense altar and the ark of the covenant covered on all sides with gold, in which [were] a golden jar containing the manna and the rod of Aaron that budded and the tablets of the covenant.
      5 And above it [were] the cherubim of glory overshadowing the mercy seat, about which it is not now [possible] to speak in detail.
      6 Now these things having been prepared in this way, the priests enter into the first tent {continually}b [as they]c accomplish their service,

      References for Hebrews 9:6

        • ¨ 9:6 - Literally "throughout all"
        • © 9:6 - *Here "[as]" is supplied as a component of the temporal participle ("accomplish")
          7 but only the high priest [enters] into the second [tent] once a year, not without blood, which he offers on behalf of himself and the [sins] of the people committed in ignorance.
          8 The Holy Spirit [was] making this clear, [that] the way [into] the holy place [was] not yet revealed, [while]d the first tent was still in existence,

          References for Hebrews 9:8

            • ª 9:8 - *Here "[while]" is supplied as a component of the temporal participle ("was")
              9 which [was] a symbol for the present time, in which both the gifts and sacrifices which were offered were not able to perfect the worshiper with respect to the conscience,
              10 concerning [instead] only food and drink and different washings, regulations of outward things imposed until the time of setting [things] right.