Hebrews 7:5; Hebrews 7:12; Hebrews 7:16; Hebrews 7:19; Hebrews 7:28; Hebrews 8:4; Hebrews 8:10; Hebrews 9:19; Hebrews 9:22; Hebrews 10:1; Hebrews 10:8; Hebrews 10:16; Hebrews 10:28
And those indeed of the sons of Levi who receive the priest's office have commandment in the Law to collect a tenth from the people, that is, from their brethren, although these are descended from Abraham.
For when the priesthood is changed, of necessity there takes place a change of law also.
who has become such not on the basis of a law of physical requirement, but according to the power of an indestructible life.
(for the Law made nothing perfect ), and on the other hand there is a bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.
For the Law appoints men as high priests who are weak, but the word of the oath, which came after the Law, appoints a Son, made perfect forever.
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;
"FOR THIS IS THE COVENANT THAT I WILL MAKE WITH THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL AFTER THOSE DAYS, SAYS THE LORD : I WILL PUT MY LAWS INTO THEIR MINDS, AND I WILL WRITE THEM ON THEIR HEARTS. AND I WILL BE THEIR GOD, AND THEY SHALL BE MY PEOPLE.
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.
For the Law, since it has only a shadow of the good things to come and not the very form of things, can never, by the same sacrifices which they offer continually year by year, make perfect those who draw near.
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 ),
"THIS IS THE COVENANT THAT I WILL MAKE WITH THEM AFTER THOSE DAYS, SAYS THE LORD : I WILL PUT MY LAWS UPON THEIR HEART, AND ON THEIR MIND I WILL WRITE THEM," He then says,
Anyone who has set aside the Law of Moses dies without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses.