Hebrews 2:4; Hebrews 3:3; Hebrews 3:13; Hebrews 5:6; Hebrews 5:10; Hebrews 6:20; Hebrews 7:11; Hebrews 7:15-17; Hebrews 7:20; Hebrews 7:22; Hebrews 7:27; Hebrews 8:4-5; Hebrews 8:9; Hebrews 9:9; Hebrews 9:19; Hebrews 9:22; Hebrews 9:27; Hebrews 10:8; Hebrews 10:11; Hebrews 11:7
God also testifying with them, both by signs and wonders and by various miracles and by gifts of the Holy Spirit according to His own will.
For He has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses, by just so much as the builder of the house has more honor than the house.
But encourage one another day after day, as long as it is still called "Today," so that none of you will be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.
just as He says also in another passage, "YOU ARE A PRIEST FOREVER ACCORDING TO THE ORDER OF MELCHIZEDEK."
being designated by God as a high priest according to the order of Melchizedek.
where Jesus has entered as a forerunner for us, having become a high priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek.
Now if perfection was through the Levitical priesthood (for on the basis of it the people received the Law ), what further need was there for another priest to arise according to the order of Melchizedek, and not be designated according to the order of Aaron?
And this is clearer still, if another priest arises according to the likeness of Melchizedek,
who has become such not on the basis of a law of physical requirement, but according to the power of an indestructible life.
For it is attested of Him, "YOU ARE A PRIEST FOREVER ACCORDING TO THE ORDER OF MELCHIZEDEK."
And inasmuch as it was not without an oath
so much the more also Jesus has become the guarantee of a better covenant.
who does not need daily , like those high priests, to offer up sacrifices, first for His own sins and then for the sins of the people, because this He did once for all when He offered up Himself.
Now if He were on earth, He would not be a priest at all, since there are those who offer the gifts according to the Law;
who serve a copy and shadow of the heavenly things, just as Moses was warned by God when he was about to erect the tabernacle; for, "SEE," He says, "THAT YOU MAKE all things ACCORDING TO THE PATTERN WHICH WAS SHOWN YOU ON THE MOUNTAIN."
NOT LIKE THE COVENANT WHICH I MADE WITH THEIR FATHERS ON THE DAY WHEN I TOOK THEM BY THE HAND TO LEAD THEM OUT OF THE LAND OF EGYPT; FOR THEY DID NOT CONTINUE IN MY COVENANT, AND I DID NOT CARE FOR THEM, SAYS THE LORD .
which is a symbol for the present time. Accordingly both gifts and sacrifices are offered which cannot make the worshiper perfect in conscience,
For when every commandment had been spoken by Moses to all the people according to the Law, he took the blood of the calves and the goats, with water and scarlet wool and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book itself and all the people,
And according to the Law, one may almost say, all things are cleansed with blood, and without shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.
And inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment,
After saying above, "SACRIFICES AND OFFERINGS AND WHOLE BURNT OFFERINGS AND sacrifices FOR SIN YOU HAVE NOT DESIRED, NOR HAVE YOU TAKEN PLEASURE in them" (which are offered according to the Law ),
Every priest stands daily ministering and offering time after time the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins;
By faith Noah, being warned by God about things not yet seen, in reverence prepared an ark for the salvation of his household, by which he condemned the world, and became an heir of the righteousness which is according to faith.