Hebrews 9:26

Else must he often have suffered (epei edei auton pollaki paqein). A common elliptical use of epei after which one must supply "if that were true" or "in that case," a protasis of a condition of the second class assumed to be untrue. The conclusion with edei is without an (verbs of necessity, obligation, etc.). See Robertson, Grammar, p. 963. The conclusion with an occurs in Luke 10:2 . See also 1 Corinthians 5:10 . "Since, if that were true, it would be necessary for him to suffer often." Since the foundation of the world (apo katabolh kosmou). See 1 Corinthians 4:3 for this phrase. The one sacrifice of Christ is of absolute and final value ( 1 Peter 1:19 ; Revelation 13:8 ). At the end (epi sunteleiai). Consummation or completion as in Matthew 13:39 which see. Hath he been manifested (pepanerwtai). Perfect passive indicative of panerow, permanent state. See "the primitive hymn or confession of faith" (Moffatt) in 1 Timothy 3:16 and also 1 Peter 1:20 . Jesus came once for all ( Hebrews 1:2 ). To put away sin (ei aqethsin th amartia). See Hebrews 7:18 for the word aqethsi. "The sacrifice of Christ dealt with sin as a principle: the Levitical sacrifices with individual transgressions" (Vincent).