Hebrews 7:2; Hebrews 8:7; Hebrews 8:13; Hebrews 9:1-2; Hebrews 9:6; Hebrews 9:8; Hebrews 9:15; Hebrews 9:18; Hebrews 10:9
to whom also Abraham apportioned a tenth part of all the spoils, was first of all, by the translation of his name, king of righteousness, and then also king of Salem, which is king of peace.
For if that first covenant had been faultless, there would have been no occasion sought for a second.
When He said, "A new covenant," He has made the first obsolete. But whatever is becoming obsolete and growing old is ready to disappear.
Now even the first covenant had regulations of divine worship and the earthly sanctuary.
For there was a tabernacle prepared, the outer one, in which were the lampstand and the table and the sacred bread; this is called the holy place.
Now when these things have been so prepared, the priests are continually entering the outer tabernacle performing the divine worship,
The Holy Spirit is signifying this, that the way into the holy place has not yet been disclosed while the outer tabernacle is still standing,
For this reason He is the mediator of a new covenant, so that, since a death has taken place for the redemption of the transgressions that were committed under the first covenant, those who have been called may receive the promise of the eternal inheritance.
Therefore even the first covenant was not inaugurated without blood.
then He said, "BEHOLD, I HAVE COME TO DO YOUR WILL." He takes away the first in order to establish the second.