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Hebrews 7:11-28

NIV 11 If perfection could have been attained through the Levitical priesthood (for on the basis of it the law was given to the people), why was there still need for another priest to come--one in the order of Melchizedek, not in the order of Aaron? NIV 11 If perfection could have been attained through the Levitical priesthood (for on the basis of it the law was given to the people), why was there still need for another priest to come--one in the order of Melchizedek, not in the order of Aaron? NIV 12 For when there is a change of the priesthood, there must also be a change of the law. NIV 12 For when there is a change of the priesthood, there must also be a change of the law. NIV 13 He of whom these things are said belonged to a different tribe, and no one from that tribe has ever served at the altar. NIV 13 He of whom these things are said belonged to a different tribe, and no one from that tribe has ever served at the altar. NIV 14 For it is clear that our Lord descended from Judah, and in regard to that tribe Moses said nothing about priests. NIV 14 For it is clear that our Lord descended from Judah, and in regard to that tribe Moses said nothing about priests. NIV 15 And what we have said is even more clear if another priest like Melchizedek appears, NIV 15 And what we have said is even more clear if another priest like Melchizedek appears, NIV 16 one who has become a priest not on the basis of a regulation as to his ancestry but on the basis of the power of an indestructible life. NIV 16 one who has become a priest not on the basis of a regulation as to his ancestry but on the basis of the power of an indestructible life. NIV 17 For it is declared: "You are a priest forever, in the order of Melchizedek." NIV 17 For it is declared: "You are a priest forever, in the order of Melchizedek." NIV 18 The former regulation is set aside because it was weak and useless NIV 18 The former regulation is set aside because it was weak and useless NIV 19 (for the law made nothing perfect), and a better hope is introduced, by which we draw near to God. NIV 19 (for the law made nothing perfect), and a better hope is introduced, by which we draw near to God. NIV 20 And it was not without an oath! Others became priests without any oath, NIV 20 And it was not without an oath! Others became priests without any oath, NIV 21 but he became a priest with an oath when God said to him: "The Lord has sworn and will not change his mind: 'You are a priest forever.' " NIV 21 but he became a priest with an oath when God said to him: "The Lord has sworn and will not change his mind: 'You are a priest forever.' " NIV 22 Because of this oath, Jesus has become the guarantee of a better covenant. NIV 22 Because of this oath, Jesus has become the guarantee of a better covenant. NIV 23 Now there have been many of those priests, since death prevented them from continuing in office; NIV 23 Now there have been many of those priests, since death prevented them from continuing in office; NIV 24 but because Jesus lives forever, he has a permanent priesthood. NIV 24 but because Jesus lives forever, he has a permanent priesthood. NIV 25 Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them. NIV 25 Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them. NIV 26 Such a high priest meets our need--one who is holy, blameless, pure, set apart from sinners, exalted above the heavens. NIV 26 Such a high priest meets our need--one who is holy, blameless, pure, set apart from sinners, exalted above the heavens. NIV 27 Unlike the other high priests, he does not need to offer sacrifices day after day, first for his own sins, and then for the sins of the people. He sacrificed for their sins once for all when he offered himself. NIV 27 Unlike the other high priests, he does not need to offer sacrifices day after day, first for his own sins, and then for the sins of the people. He sacrificed for their sins once for all when he offered himself. NIV 28 For the law appoints as high priests men who are weak; but the oath, which came after the law, appointed the Son, who has been made perfect forever. NIV 28 For the law appoints as high priests men who are weak; but the oath, which came after the law, appointed the Son, who has been made perfect forever.