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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1The description of the rites and bloody sacrifices of the law;
11which are far inferior to the dignity and perfection of the blood and sacrifice of Christ.
 
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Chapter 9

Verse 1
Then verily the first covenant had also ordinances of divine service, and a worldly sanctuary.


the first
8:7,13
had
10; Leviticus 18:3,4,30; 22:9; Numbers 9:12; Ezekiel 43:11; Luke 1:6
ordinances
or, ceremonies. and.
10,11; 8:2; Exodus 25:8; Colossians 2:8

Verse 2
For there was a tabernacle made; the first, wherein was the candlestick, and the table, and the shewbread; which is called the sanctuary.
a tabernacle
Exodus 26:1-30; 29:1,35; 36:8-38; 39:32-34; 40:2,18-20
the first
Exodus 25:23-40; 26:35; 37:10-24; 39:36-38; 40:4,22-24
the table
Exodus 40:4; Leviticus 24:5,6
the shewbread
Exodus 25:23,30
the sanctuary
or, holy.
Exodus 26:33

Verse 3
And after the second veil, the tabernacle which is called the Holiest of all;
the second
6:19; 10:20; Exodus 26:31-33; 36:35-38; 40:3,21; 2 Chronicles 3:14; Isaiah 25:7; Matthew 27:51
the Holiest
8; 10:19; 1 Kings 8:6

Verse 4
Which had the golden censer, and the ark of the covenant overlaid round about with gold, wherein was the golden pot that had manna, and Aaron's rod that budded, and the tables of the covenant;
the golden
Leviticus 16:12; 1 Kings 7:50; Revelation 8:3
the ark
Exodus 25:10-16; 26:33; 37:1-5; 39:35; 40:3,21
was
Exodus 16:33,34
and Aaron's
Numbers 17:5,8,10; Psalms 110:2,3
and the
Exodus 25:16,21; 26:33; 34:29; 40:3,20,21; Deuteronomy 10:2-5; 1 Kings 8:9,21; 2 Chronicles 5:10

Verse 5
And over it the cherubims of glory shadowing the mercyseat; of which we cannot now speak particularly.
over
Exodus 25:17-22; 37:6-9; Leviticus 16:2; Numbers 7:89; 1 Samuel 4:4; 1 Kings 8:6,7; 2 Kings 19:15; Psalms 80:1; 99:1; Ephesians 3:10; 1 Peter 1:12
the mercy-seat
4:16; Leviticus 16:2,13; 1 Chronicles 28:11

Verse 6
Now when these things were thus ordained, the priests went always into the first tabernacle, accomplishing the service of God.
the priests
Exodus 27:21; 30:7,8; Numbers 28:3; 2 Chronicles 26:16-19; Daniel 8:11; Luke 1:8-11

Verse 7
But into the second went the high priest alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for himself, and for the errors of the people:
into
24,25; Exodus 30:10; Leviticus 16:2-20,34
not
5:3; 7:27; 10:19,20
errors
Leviticus 5:18; 2 Samuel 6:7; 2 Chronicles 33:9; Psalms 19:12; 95:10; Isaiah 3:12; 9:16; 28:7; Isaiah 29:14; Hosea 4:12; Amos 2:14

Verse 8
The Holy Ghost this signifying, that the way into the holiest of all was not yet made manifest, while as the first tabernacle was yet standing:
Holy Ghost
3:7; 10:15; Isaiah 63:11; Acts 7:51,52; 28:25; Galatians 3:8; 2 Peter 1:21
the way
3; 4:15,16; 10:19-22; John 10:7,9; 14:6; Ephesians 2:18

Verse 9
Which was a figure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices, that could not make him that did the service perfect, as pertaining to the conscience;
a figure
24; 11:19; Romans 5:14; 1 Peter 3:21
the time
7:11; 11:39,40; 1 Peter 1:11,12
gifts
5:1
that could
13,14; 7:18,19; 10:1-4,11; Psalms 40:6,7; Galatians 3:21
as pertaining
Psalms 51:16-19

Verse 10
Which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them until the time of reformation.
in meats
13:9; Leviticus 11:2-47; Deuteronomy 14:3-21; Ezekiel 4:14; Acts 10:13-15; Colossians 2:16
divers
6:2; *Gr:; 10:22; Exodus 29:4; 30:19-21; 40:12; Leviticus 14:8,9; 16:4,24; 17:15,16; 22:6; Numbers 19:7-21; Deuteronomy 21:6; 23:11
carnal
1; 7:16; Galatians 4:3,9; Ephesians 2:15; Colossians 2:20-22
ordinances
or, rites, or, ceremonies. until.
2:5; 6:5; Galatians 4:4; Ephesians 1:10

Verse 11
But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building;
Christ
Genesis 49:10; Psalms 40:7; Isaiah 59:20; Malachi 3:1; Matthew 2:6; 11:3; John 4:25; 1 John 4:2,3; 5:20; 2 John 1:7
an high priest
2:17; 3:1; 4:15; 5:5,6; 7:1,11-26,27; 8:1
of good
10:1
by a greater
1-9; 8:2; John 1:14; *Gr:
not made
23,24; Acts 7:48; 17:24,25; 2 Corinthians 5:1; Colossians 2:11

Verse 12
Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption for us.
by the
13; 10:4; Leviticus 8:2; 9:15; 16:5-10
by his
1:3; 10:9-14; Acts 20:28; Ephesians 1:7; Colossians 1:14; Titus 2:14; 1 Peter 1:18,19; Revelation 1:5; 5:9
he entered
7,24-26; 10:12,19
once
26,28; 10:10; Zechariah 3:9
having
15; 5:9; Daniel 9:24; Mark 3:29; Galatians 3:13,14; 1 Thessalonians 1:10

Verse 13
For if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctifieth to the purifying of the flesh:
if
Leviticus 16:14,16
and
Numbers 19:2-21
the purifying
Numbers 8:7; 19:12; 2 Chronicles 30:19; Psalms 51:7; Acts 15:9; 1 Peter 1:22

Verse 14
How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
How
Deuteronomy 31:27; 2 Samuel 4:11; Job 15:16; Matthew 7:11; Luke 12:24,28; Romans 11:12,24
the blood
12; 1 Peter 1:19; 1 John 1:7; Revelation 1:5
who
Isaiah 42:1; 61:1; Matthew 12:28; Luke 4:18; John 3:34; Acts 1:2; 10:38; Romans 1:4; 1 Peter 3:18
eternal
Deuteronomy 33:27; Isaiah 57:15; Jeremiah 10:10; Romans 1:20; 1 Timothy 1:17
offered
7; 7:27; Matthew 20:28; Ephesians 2:5; 5:2; Titus 2:14; 1 Peter 2:24; 3:18
without
Leviticus 22:20; Numbers 19:2-21; 28:3,9,11; Deuteronomy 15:21; 17:1; Isaiah 53:9; Daniel 9:24-26; 2 Corinthians 5:21; 1 Peter 1:19; 2:22; 1 John 3:5
spot
or, fault. purge.
9; 1:3; 10:2,22
dead works
6:1
to serve
Luke 1:74; Romans 6:13,22; Galatians 2:19; 1 Thessalonians 1:9; 1 Peter 4:2
the living
11:21; Deuteronomy 5:26; 1 Samuel 17:26; 2 Kings 19:16; Jeremiah 10:10; Daniel 6:26; Acts 14:15; 2 Corinthians 6:16; 1 Timothy 3:15

Verse 15
And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first testament, they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance.
the mediator
7:22; 8:6; 12:24; 1 Timothy 2:5
the new
8:8; 2 Corinthians 3:6
means
16,28; 2:14; 13:20; Isaiah 53:10-12; Daniel 9:26
for
12; 11:40; Romans 3:24-26; 5:6,8,10; Ephesians 1:7; 1 Peter 3:18; Revelation 5:9; 14:3,4
the first
1; 8:7,13
they which
3:1; Romans 8:28,30; 9:24; 2 Thessalonians 2:14
promise
6:13; 11:13,39,40; James 1:12; 1 John 2:25
eternal
Psalms 37:18; Matthew 19:29; 25:34,36; Mark 10:17; Luke 18:18; John 10:28; Romans 6:23; 2 Timothy 2:10; Titus 1:2; 3:7; 1 Peter 1:3,4; 5:10

Verse 16
For where a testament is, there must also of necessity be the death of the testator.
be
or, be brought in.

Verse 17
For a testament is of force after men are dead: otherwise it is of no strength at all while the testator liveth.
Genesis 48:21; John 14:27; *Gr:; Galatians 3:15

Verse 18
Whereupon neither the first testament was dedicated without blood.
the first
8:7-9; Exodus 12:22; 24:3-8
dedicated
or, purified.
14,22

Verse 19
For when Moses had spoken every precept to all the people according to the law, he took the blood of calves and of goats, with water, and scarlet wool, and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book, and all the people,
the blood
12; 10:4; Exodus 24:5,6,8-11; Leviticus 1:2,3,10; 3:6; 16:14-18
scarlet
or, purple.
Leviticus 14:4-6,49-52; Numbers 19:6; Matthew 27:28; Mark 15:17,20; John 19:2,5
hyssop
Exodus 12:22; Numbers 19:18; Psalms 51:7
sprinkled
12:24; Exodus 24:8; Isaiah 52:15; Ezekiel 36:25; 1 Peter 1:2

Verse 20
Saying, This is the blood of the testament which God hath enjoined unto you.
This
13:20; Zechariah 9:11; Matthew 26:28
testament
Rather, covenant. Ver. 16, 17, may be better rendered, "For where a covenant is, there must necessarily be the death of that by which it is confirmed; for a covenant is confirmed over dead victims, and does not avail while that by which it is confirmed liveth."
Deuteronomy 29:12; Joshua 9:6

Verse 21
Moreover he sprinkled with blood both the tabernacle, and all the vessels of the ministry.
Exodus 29:12,20,36; Leviticus 8:15,19; 9:8,9,18; 16:14-19; 2 Chronicles 29:19-22; Ezekiel 43:18-26

Verse 22
And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission.
almost
Leviticus 14:6,14,25,51,52
and without
Leviticus 4:20,26,35; 5:10,12,18; 6:7; 17:11

Verse 23
It was therefore necessary that the patterns of things in the heavens should be purified with these; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.
the patterns
9,10,24; 8:5; 10:1; Colossians 2:17
the heavenly
11,12,14,24; 10:4,10-17; Luke 24:26,46; John 14:3; 1 Peter 1:19-21; Revelation 5:9

Verse 24
For Christ is not entered into the holy places made with hands, which are the figures of the true; but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us:
the holy
11; Mark 14:58; John 2:19-21
the figures
9,23; 8:2
but
1:3; 6:20; 7:26; 8:2,5; 12:2; Psalms 68:18; Mark 16:19; Luke 24:51; John 6:62; John 16:28; Acts 1:9-11; 3:21; Ephesians 1:20-22; 4:8-11; Colossians 3:2; 1 Peter 3:22
appear
7:25; Exodus 28:12,29; Zechariah 3:1; Romans 8:33; 1 John 2:1,2; Revelation 8:3

Verse 25
Nor yet that he should offer himself often, as the high priest entereth into the holy place every year with blood of others;
offer
7,14,26; 10:10
as
12; Exodus 30:10; Leviticus 16:2-34

Verse 26
For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world: but now once in the end of the world hath he appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself.
the foundation
Matthew 25:34; John 17:24; 1 Peter 1:20; Revelation 13:8; 17:8
in
1:2; Isaiah 2:2; Daniel 10:14; Micah 4:1; 1 Corinthians 10:11; Galatians 4:1; Ephesians 1:10; 1 Peter 1:20
he appeared
12; 7:27; 10:4,10; Leviticus 16:21,22; 2 Samuel 12:13; 24:10; Job 7:21; Daniel 9:24; John 1:29; 1 Peter 2:24; 3:18; 1 John 3:5
the sacrifice
14; 10:12,26; Ephesians 5:2; Titus 2:14

Verse 27
And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:
as
Genesis 3:19; 2 Samuel 14:14; Job 14:5; 30:23; Psalms 89:48; Ecclesiastes 3:20; 9:5,10; 12:7; Romans 5:12
but
6:2; Job 19:25; Ecclesiastes 11:9; 12:14; Matthew 25:31-46; John 5:26-29; Acts 17:31; Romans 2:5; 14:9-12; 1 Corinthians 4:5; 2 Corinthians 5:10; 2 Timothy 4:1; Jude 1:15; Revelation 20:11

Verse 28
So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation.
was
25; Romans 6:10; 1 Peter 3:18; 1 John 3:5
to bear
Leviticus 10:17; Numbers 18:1,23; Isaiah 53:4-6,11,12; Matthew 26:28; Romans 5:15; 1 Peter 2:24
them
Philippians 3:20; 1 Thessalonians 1:10; 2 Timothy 4:8; Titus 2:13; 2 Peter 3:12
he appear
Zechariah 14:5; John 14:3; Acts 1:11; 1 Thessalonians 4:14-16; 2 Thessalonians 1:5-9; 2:1; 1 John 3:2; Revelation 1:7
without
Romans 6:10; 8:3
unto
Isaiah 25:9; Romans 8:23; 1 Corinthians 15:54; Philippians 3:21; 1 Thessalonians 4:17; 2 Thessalonians 1:10


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