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Hebrews 13:12

May 17, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Hebrews, Hebrews (written), Writings  //  5 Comments

Friday, 17 May 2019

Therefore Jesus also, that He might sanctify the people with His own blood, suffered outside the gate. Hebrews 13:12

The word “Therefore” is given based on what was said in the preceding verse. The bodies of the animals which were given for sin were “burned outside the camp.” That was given to show that the sins had been taken away from the people, outside of the area where God dwelt in the holy city and were thus removed from them.Read the rest

Hebrews 13:10

May 15, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Hebrews, Hebrews (written), Writings  //  5 Comments

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

We have an altar from which those who serve the tabernacle have no right to eat. Hebrews 13:10

The translation lacks the intent of what is being referred to. A better translation would be –

“We have an altar from which those who worship at the tent have no right to eat.”

This is not merely speaking of the priests who served at the tabernacle, but of all of Israel who came to make their offerings at the Tent of Meeting.Read the rest

Hebrews 13:8

May 13, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Hebrews, Hebrews (written), Writings  //  8 Comments

Monday, 13 May 2019

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Hebrews 13:8

The structure of the Greek original is much more expressive and beautiful. The NKJV, following after that of the KJV, is slipshod and conveys an incorrect idea about what the author is saying. As Albert Barnes notes concerning their translation –

“It would seem to mean that Jesus Christ, the unchangeable Saviour, was the end or aim of the conduct of those referred to, or that they lived to imitate and glorify him.Read the rest

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