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20 Now none of this happened without an oath. Others became priests without any oath, 21 but Jesus[a] became a priest[b] with an oath when God[c] told him,

“The Lord[d] has taken an oath
    and will not change his mind.
You are a priest forever.”[e]

22 In this way, Jesus has become the guarantor of a better covenant.

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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 7:21 Lit. he
  2. Hebrews 7:21 The Gk. lacks became a priest
  3. Hebrews 7:21 Lit. he
  4. Hebrews 7:21 MT source citation reads Lord
  5. Hebrews 7:21 Cf. Ps 110:4

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