Hebrews 10:21

21 and since we have a great priest over the house of God,

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Hebrews 10:21 in Other Translations

KJV
21 And having an high priest over the house of God;
ESV
21 and since we have a great priest over the house of God,
NLT
21 And since we have a great High Priest who rules over God’s house,
MSG
21 The "curtain" into God's presence is his body.
CSB
21 and since we have a great high priest over the house of God,

Hebrews 10:21 Meaning and Commentary

Hebrews 10:21

And [having an] high priest over the house of God.
] The church of God, over which Christ is as prophet, priest, and King, and as the Son and owner of it; (See Gill on Hebrews 3:6); (See Gill on Hebrews 4:14). In the Greek text it is, "a great priest"; so the Messiah is called by the Targum on ( Zechariah 6:12 ) (br Nhk) , "a great priest", as he is; even a great high priest, as in ( Hebrews 4:14 ) , and greater than Aaron, and any of his sons.

Hebrews 10:21 In-Context

19 Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus,
20 by a new and living way opened for us through the curtain, that is, his body,
21 and since we have a great priest over the house of God,
22 let us draw near to God with a sincere heart and with the full assurance that faith brings, having our hearts sprinkled to cleanse us from a guilty conscience and having our bodies washed with pure water.
23 Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.

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