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HEB. VI. 19–22.
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am the way, the truth, and the life: VER. 19.
no man cometh unto the Father, but Ovdey yap ÉTELEWGEY vópos értes- by me, John xiv. 6. By whom also caywyn sè xpeittovos latidos, de hiç izgó- we have access by faith into this Squeey tã cea.
grace wherein we stand, and rejoice For a the law made nothing perfect, in hope of the glory of God, Rom. huut the bringing in of a b better hope v. 2. But now in Christ Jesus ye did; by the which we druw nigh unto who sometimes were far off are made God.
nigh by the blood of Christ. For he * Or, but it was the bringing in.
is our peace, who hath made both
one, and hath broken down the middle a See on ver 11. clause 1.
wall of partition between us; Having o That by two immutable things, in abolished in his flesh the enmity, even which it was impossible for God to the law of commandments contained lie, we might have a strong consola- in ordinances ; for to make in himself tion, who have fled for refuge to lay of twain one new man, so making hold of the hope set before us, Heb. peace; And that he might reconcile vi. 18. But now hath he obtained both unto God in one body by the a more excellent ministry, by how cross, having slain the enmity theremuch also he is the mediator of a by: And came and preached peace better covenant, which was establish- to you which were afar off, and to them ed upon better promises, viii. 6. God that were nigh. For through him we having provided some better thing both have access by one Spirit unto for us, that they without us should the Father, Eph. ii. 13-18. In whom not be made perfect, xi. 40. For the we have boldness and access with law was given by Moses, but grace confidence by the faith of him, iii. 12. and truth came by Jesus Christ, John i. 17. For what the law could not
VER. 20. do, in that it was weak through the Και καθ' όσον ού χωρίς ορκωμοσίας, (οι flesh, God sending his own Son in the piy gàę woogis oproposias cicir ispers ye. likeness of sinful Aesh, and for sin, govótaç condemned sin in the flesh, Rom.
And inasmuch as not without an oath viii. 3. To whom God would make he was made Priest : known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles;
VER. 21. which is Christ in you, the hope of “ο δε, μετά ορκωμοσίας, διά του λέglory, Col. i. 27. Paul, an apostle of portos após autóv. "Szuose Kúpos, sal e Jesus Christ by the commandment of μεταμεληθήσεται» συ ιερεύς εις τον αιώνα God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus κατά την τάξιν Μελχισεδέκ») Christ, which is our hope, 1 Tim. i. 1. Let us therefore come boldly unto
(For those priests were made withthe throne of grace, that we may ob- out an oath ; but this with an oath by tain mercy, and find grace to help in him that said unto him, * The Lord time of need, Heb. iv. 16. Having
sware and will not repent, Thou art a therefore, brethren, boldness to enter
Priest for ever after the order of Mel. into the holiest by the blood of Jesus,
chisedec :) By a new and living way, which he
• Or, without swearing of an oath. hath consecrated for us, through the
a The Lord hath sworn and will veil, that is to say, his flesh; And having an High Priest over the house of not repent, Thou art a priest for ever God; Let us draw near with a true
after the order of Melchizedek, Psal.' heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil con
See on chap. v. ver. 6. science, and our bodies washed with
VER. 22. pure water, x. 19–22. But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have
Κατά τοσούτον κρείττονος διαθήκης γέ. . put my trust in the Lord God, that I yovky žyquos 'ing oūs. may declare all thy works, Psal. By so much was Jesus made a surety Ixxiii. 28. Jesus saith unto him, Il bof a better testament.
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HEB. VII. 22, 23.
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al will be surety for him: of my the blood of the everlasting covenant, hand shalt thou require him ; if I xii. 20. And he sball confirm the bring him not unto thee, and set him covenant with many for one week ; before thee, then let me bear the and in the midst of the week he shall blame for ever, Gen. xliii. 9. For thy cause the sacrifice and the oblation to servant became surety for the lad cease, and for the overspreading of unto my father, saying, If I bring him abominations he shall make it desonot unto thee, then I shall bear the late, even until the consummation, blame to my father for ever, xliv. 32. and that determined shall be poured My son, if thou be surety for thy upon the desolate, Dan. ix. 27. For friend, if thou hast stricken thy band this is my blood of the new testament, with a stranger, Prov. vi. 1. Take which is shed for many for the rehis garment that is surety for a stran mission of sins, Matt. xxvi. 28. And ger: and take a pledge of him for a he said unto them, This is my
blood strange woman, xx. 16.
of the new testament, which is shed o But now hath he obtained a more for many, Mark xiv. 24. Likewise excellent ministry, by how much also also the cup after supper, saying, he is the mediator of a better co- This cup is the new testament in my venant, which was established upon blood, which is shed for you, Luke better promises, Heb. viii. 6. And xxii. 20. After the same manner also for this cause he is the mediator of he took the cup, when he had supped, the new testament, that by means of saying, This cup is the new testa death, for the redemption of the trans ment in my blood : this do ye, as oft gressions that were under the first tes as ye drink it, in remembrance of me, tament, they which are called might 1 Cor. xi. 25. receive the promise of eternal inheritance. For where a testament is,
VER. 23. there must also of necessity be the Και οι μεν πλείονές εισι γεγονότες ιερείς, , death of the testator. For a testa-drà rò barátw xwiberdas Fapapelveir ment is of force after men are dead : otherwise it is of no strength at all because they were not suffered to con
And they truly a were many Priests, while the testator liveth. Whereupon neither the first testament was dedi- tinue by reason of death : cated without blood. For when Mo a And here men that die receive ses had spoken every precept to all tithes; but there he receiveth them, of the people according to the law, he whom it is witnessed that he liveth, took the blood of calves and of goats, ver. 8. And the children of Amram; with water, and scarlet wool, and Aaron, and Moses, and Miriam. The hyssop, and sprinkled both the book, sons also of Aaron; Nadab, and Abiand all the people, Saying, This is hu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. Eleazar the blood of the testament which God begat Phinehas, Phinehas begat Abihath injoined unto you. Moreover shua, And Abishua begat Bukki, he sprinkled with blood both the ta- and Bukki begat Uzzi, And Uzzi bernacle, and all the vessels of the begat Zerahiah, and Zerahiah begat ministry. And almost all things are Meraioth, Meraioth begat Amariah, by the law purged with blood; and and Amariah begat Ahitub, And without shedding of blood is no re Ahitub begat Zadok, and Zadok bemission. It was therefore necessary gat Ahimaaz, And Ahimaaz begat that the patterns of things in the hea- Azariah, and Azariah begat Johanan, vens should be purified with these ; And Johanan begat Azariah, (he it is but the heavenly things themselves that executed the priest's office in the with better sacrifices than these, ix. temple that Solomon built in Jerusa15—23. And to Jesus the mediator lem:) And Azariah begat Amariah, of the new covenant, and to the blood and Amariah begat Ahitub, And Ahi. of sprinkling, that speaketh better tub begat Zadok, and Zadok begat things than that of Abel, xii. 24. Now Shallum, and Shallum begat Hilkiah, the God of peace, that brought again and Hilkiah begat Azariah, And Aza. from the dead our Lord Jesus, that riah begat Seraiah, and Seraiah begreat shepherd of the sheep, through gat Jehozadak, 1 Chron. vi. 3—14.
HEB. VII. 23-25.
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And Jeshua begat Joiakim, Joiakim | 15. If it be so, our God whom we also begat Eliashib, and Eliashib be. serve is able to deliver us from the begat Joiada.
And Joiada begat burning fiery furnace, and he will deJonathan, and Jonathan begat Jad liver us out of thine band, O king, dua, Neb. xii, 10, 11.
17. Therefore I will make a decree,
that every people, nation, and lanVER. 24.
guage, which speak any thing amiss 'o di, dià tò mévelv avrò els tò aiãra, against the God of Shadrach, Meαπαράβατον έχει την ιερωσύνην
shack, and Abed-nego shall be cut in
pieces, and their houses shall be But this man, because a he contineth made a dunghill : because there is no ever, hath • an unchangeable priest other God that can deliver after this hood.
sort, 29. And when he came to the • Or, which passeth not from one den, he cried with a lamentable voice to another.
unto Daniel : and the king spake and
said to Daniel, o Daniel, servant of a See on ver. 8.
the living God, is thy God, whom VER. 25.
thou servest continually, able to de
liver thee from the lions? vi. 20. Al “οθεν και σώζειν εις το παντελές δύνα- that the Father giveth me shall come ται τους προσερχομένους δι' αυτού το
and him that cometh to me I Bem, rártore são sic rò évtuyxávesy itip will in no wise cast out. For I came αυτών.
down from heaven, not to do mine Wherefore a he is able also to save own will, but the will of him that them to the uttermost that b come unto sent me. And this is the Father's God cby him, seeing he dever liveth will which hath sent me, that of all to make intercession for them.
wbich he hath given me I should lose
nothing, but should raise it up again Or, evermore.
at the last day. And this is the will • For in that he himself hath suf- of him that sent me, that every one fered being tempted, he is able to which seeth the Son, and believeth succour them that are tempted, Heb. on him, may have everlasting life : ii. 18. Who in the days of his flesh, and I will raise him up at the last when he had offered up prayers and day, John vi. 37-40. My Father, supplications with strong crying and which gave them me, is greater than tears unto him that was able to save all; and no man is able to pluck them him from death, and was heard in out of my Father's hand. I and my that he feared, v. 7. They shall not Father are one, x. 29, 30. Now unto build, and another inhabit, they shall him that is able to do exceeding not plant, and another eat; for as the abundantly above all that we can ask days of a tree are the days of my or think, according to the power that people, and mine elect shall long en- worketh in us, Eph. iii. 20. Who, joy the work of their hands, Isa. Ixv. shall change our vile body, that it 22. Who is this that cometh from may be fashioned like unto his gloriEdom, with dyed garments from ous body, according to the working Bozrah ? this that is glorious in bis whereby he is able to subdue all apparel, travelling in the greatness things unto himself, Phil. iii. 21. For of his strength? I that speak in righ- the which cause I also suifer these teousness mighty to save, lxiii. 1. things : nevertheless I am not ashamNow if ye be ready that at what time ed : for I know whom I have believye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, ed; and am persuaded that he is able harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, to keep that which I have connmitted and all kinds of music, ye fall down unto him against that day, '2 Tim. and worship the image which I have i. 12. Now unto him that is able to made ; well: but if ye worship not, keep you from falling, and to preye shall be cast the same hour into sent you faultless before the presence the midst of a burning fiery furnace; of his glory with exceeding joy, Jude and who is that God that shall de- 24. liver you out of my hands? Dan. iji. b For the law made nothing per
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fect, but the bringing in of a better therefore his arm brought salvation hope did; by the which we draw unto him; and his righteousness, it nigh unto God, ver. 19. But with- sustained him, lix. 16. Seventy weeks out faith it is impossible to please are determined upon thy people and him: for be that cometh to God upon thy holy city, to finish the transmust believe that he is, and that he is gression, and to make an end of sins, a rewarder of them that diligently and to make reconciliation for iniseek bim, xi. 6. Which said unto quity, and to bring in everlasting God, Depart from us : and what can righteousness, and to seal up the vithe Almighty do for them? Job xxii. sion and prophecy, and to anoint the 17. Oh that I knew where I might most holy, Dan. ix. 94. And wbatfind him! that I might come, even to soever ye shall ask in my name, that his seat! xxiii. 3. Princes shall come will I do, that the Father may be gloout of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon rified in the Son, John xiv. 13.
And stretch out her hands unto God, Psal. I will pray the Father, and he shall lxviii. 31. Surely, shall one say, In give you another Comforter, that he the Lord have I righteousness and may abide with you for ever, 16. strength: even to him shall men And in that day ye shall ask me nocome; and all that are incensed thing. Verily, verily, I say unto you, against him shall be ashamed, Isa. Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father xlv. 24. Return, ye backsliding chil in my name, he will give it you. Hidren, and I will heal your backslid- therto have ye asked nothing in my ings. Behold, we come unto thee, name : ask, and ye shall receive, for thou art the LORD our God, Jer. that your joy may be full, xvi. 23, 24. iii. 22.
pray for them : I pray not for the c By him therefore let us offer the world, but for them which thou hast sacrifice of praise to God continually, given me; for they are thine. And all that is, the fruit of our lips giving mine are thine, and thine are mine ; thanks to his name, Heb. xiii. 15. and I am glorified in them. And By whom also we have access by now I am no more in the world, but faith into this grace wherein we stand, these are in the world, and I come to and rejoice in the hope of the glory of thee. Holy Father, keep through God, Rom. v. 2. In whom we have thine own name those whom thou boldness and access with confidence hast given me, that they may be one by the faith of him, Eph. iii. 12. My as we are. While I was with them little children, these things write I in the world, I kept them in thy unto you, that ye sin not. And if name : those that thou gavest me I any man sin, we have an advocate have kept, and none of them is lost, with the Father, Jesus Christ the but the son of perdition; that the righteous : And he is the propitiation Scripture might be fulfilled. And for our sins: and not for our's only, now come I to thee; and these things but also for the sins of the whole world, I speak in the world, that they might · 1 John ii. 1, 2. See also on John x. have my joy fulfilled in themselves. ver. 7.
I have given them thy word; and d For Christ is not entered into the the world bath hated them, because holy places made with hands, which they are not of the world, even as are the figures of the true ; but into I am not of the world. I pray not heaven itself, now to appear in the that thou shouldest take them out of presence of God for us, Heb. ix. 24. the world, but that thou shouldest Therefore will I divide him a portion keep them from the evil. They are not with the great, and he shall divide of the world, even as I am not of the the spoil with the strong; because he world. Sanctify them through thy hath poured out his soul unto death : truth : thy word is truth. As thou and he was numbered with the trans- hast sent me into the world, even so gressors; and he bare the sin of have I also sent them into the world. many, and made intercession for the And for their sakes I sanctify myself, transgressors, Isa. liii. 12. And he that they also might be sanctified saw that there was no man, and won through the truth. Neither pray I dered that there was no interce for these alone, but for them also
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which shall believe on me through heavens, viii. 1. It was therefore their word: That they all may be one ; necessary that the patterns of things as thou, Father, art in me, and I in in the heavens should be purified with thee, that they also may be one in us: these; but the heavenly things themthat the world may believe that thou selves with better sacrifices than hast sent me. And the glory which these. For Christ is not entered into thou gavest me I have given them; the holy places made with hands, that they may be one, even as we are which are the figures of the true; but one: I in them, and thou in me, that into heaven itself, now to appear in they may be made perfect in one; and the presence of God for us : Nor yet that the world may know that thou that he should offer himself often, as hast sent me, and bast loved them, as the High Priest entereth into the holy thou hast loved me. Father, I will place every year with blood of others; that they also, whom thou hast given For then must he often have suffered me, be with me where I am, that they since the foundation of the world : may behold my glory, which thou but now once in the end of the world hast given me : for thou lovedst me hath he appeared to put away sin by before the foundation of the world. the sacrifice of himself, ix. 23—26. O righteous Father, the world hath And every priest standeth daily min. not known thee : but I have known istering and offering oftentimes the thee, and these have known that thou same sacrifices, which can never take hast sent me. And I have declared away sins : But this man, after he had unto them thy name, and will declare offered one sacrifice for sins, for ever it: that the love wherewith thou hast sat down on the right hand of God; loved me may be in them, and I in From henceforth expecting till his them, xvii. 9–26. And another angel enemies be made his footstool. For came and stood at the altar, having a by one offering he hath perfected for golden censer; and there was given ever them that are sanctified. Whereunto him much incense, that he should of the Holy Ghost also is a witness to offer it with the prayers of all saints us : for after that he had said before, upon the golden altar which was be- This is the covenant that I will make fore the throne. And the smoke of with them after those days, saith the the incense, which came with the prayLord, I will put my laws into their ers of the saints, ascended up before hearts, and in their minds will I write God out of the angel's hand, Rev. viii. them; And their sins and iniqui3, 4. See also on John xiv. ver. 16. ties will I remember no more. Now clause 1.
where remission of these is, there is VER. 26.
no offering for sin. Having there
fore, brethren, boldness to enter into Ταούτος γαρ ημϊν έπρεπεν αρχιερεύς, the holiest by the blood of Jesus, By όσιος, άκακος, αμίαντος, κεχωρισμένος από Two apaporão, raì üfnaótipos tãy oupas consecrated for us, through the veil,
a new and living way, which he hath νών γενόμενος
that is to say, his flesh; And hæving a For such an High Priest b became
an High Priest over the house of us, who is choly, harmless, undefiled, God; Let us draw near with a true separate from sinners, and a made higher heart in full assurance of faith, havthan the heavens ;
ing our hearts sprinkled from an evil
conscience, and our bodies washed a If therefore perfection were by the with pure water, «. 11-22. Levitical priesthood, (for under it the For it became him, for whom are people received the law,) what fur- all things, and by whom are all things, ther need was there that another priest in bringing many sons unto glory, to should rise after the order of Melchi. make the captain of their salvation sedec, and not be called after the perfect through sufferings, Heb. ii. 10. order of Aaron? ver. 11. Now of the Ought not Christ to have suffered things which we have spoken this is these things, and to enter into his the sum: We have such an High glory? Luke xxiv. 26. And said unto Priest, who is set on the right hand them, Thus it is written, and thus of the throne of the Majesty in the lit behoved Christ to suffer, and