For the law, having a ashadow
of the bgood
things to come, not the image itself of the things, can cnever
by the same sacrifices year by year, which they offer continually, dperfect
those who draw near.
Otherwise would they not have aceased
to be offered, because those worshipping, having once been purified, would have no longer had the bconsciousness
But in those sacrifices
there is a bringing to mind of sins ayear
For it is aimpossible
for the bblood
of bulls and goats to ctake
Therefore, coming into the world, He says, a
"Sacrifice and offering You did not desire, but a bbody
You have prepared for Me.
offerings and bsacrifices
for sin You did not delight.
Then I said, Behold, I have come a
(in the 1roll
of the book it is written concerning Me) to do Your 2bwill
, O God.''
Saying above, "Sacrifices and offerings and burnt offerings and sacrifices
for sin You did not desire nor delight in'' (which are offered according to the law),
He then has said, "Behold, I have come to do Your will.'' He takes away the 1first
that He may establish the second,
By which awill
we have been bsanctified
through the coffering
of the dbody
of Jesus Christ 1eonce
And every priest 1stands
daily, ministering and offering often the same sacrifices, which can anever bremove
But this One, having aoffered
for sins, 1csat
on the right hand of God,
Henceforth waiting until His aenemies
are made the footstool for His feet.
For by aone
offering He has 1bperfected
forever those who are being csanctified
And the aHoly
Spirit also testifies to us, for after having said,
"This is the covenant which I will covenant with them after those days, says the Lord: I will impart My laws upon their hearts, and upon their mind I will inscribe them,''
He then says,
sins and their lawlessnesses I shall by no means remember anymore.''
Now where forgiveness of these is, there is ano
longer an offering for sin.
(The Fourth Warning — Come Forward to the Holy of Holies and Do Not Shrink Back to Judaism)
Having therefore, brothers, aboldness
the cHoly of
Holies in the dblood
He initiated for us as a 1new
and living away
through the 2bveil
, that is, His cflesh
a agreat bPriest
over the chouse
Let us 1acome
forward to the bHoly of Holies
with a true heart in full cassurance
of faith, having our hearts dsprinkled
from an evil conscience and having our 2bodies ewashed
Let us ahold
fast the bconfession
of our chope
unwavering, for He who has promised is dfaithful
And let us consider one another so as to incite one another
to love and good works,
our own 2assembling
together, as the custom with some is, but aexhorting one another;
and so much the more as you see the bday
For when we 1sin
willfully after receiving the knowledge of the 2truth
, there 3ano
longer remains a bsacrifice of bulls and goats
But a certain afearful
expectation of bjudgment
of fire, which is to dconsume
who has set aside the law of Moses dies without compassion on the testimony of btwo
or three witnesses.
much do you think he will be thought worthy of 1worse
punishment who has 2ctrampled
underfoot the Son of God and has 3considered dthe
blood of the covenant by which he was esanctified
a common thing and has 4insulted
For we know Him who said, 1a
"Vengeance is Mine; I will repay''; and again, b
"The Lord will cjudge
It is a afearful
thing to fall into the hands of the bliving
But call to mind the former days, in which, having been aenlightened
, you endured a great bconflict
On one hand, being made a 1aspectacle
both in breproaches
and in afflictions, and on the other, having become cpartakers
with those who are treated the same.
For you both sympathized with those in abonds
and accepted with bjoy
the plundering of your possessions, knowing that you yourselves have a 1better cpossession
and one that abides.
Do not cast away therefore your aboldness
, which has great 1breward
For you have need of aendurance
in order that, having done the 1will
of God, you may obtain the 2bpromise
"For in yet a very little while the Coming One will acome
and will not delay.
But My arighteous
one shall live bby 1faith
; and if he shrinks back, My soul does not delight in him.''
But we are not of those who 1shrink
back to 2ruin
but of them who have faith to the 3againing
of the soul.