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23 Therefore it was a necessity that the copies[a] of the things in the heavens be cleansed with these[b] things— but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.

He Entered The Heavenly Temple

24 For Christ did not enter into the Holies made-by-human-hands— copies of the true things— but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us.

He Offered Himself Once For All As a Sacrifice To Set Aside Sin

25 Nor did He enter in order that He might offer Himself often— as indeed the high priest enters into the Holies yearly with the blood belonging-to-another—

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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 9:23 That is, earthly copies.
  2. Hebrews 9:23 That is, the things in v 18-22; the applied blood of animals.
Disciples’ Literal New Testament (DLNT)

Disciples' Literal New Testament: Serving Modern Disciples by More Fully Reflecting the Writing Style of the Ancient Disciples, Copyright © 2011 Michael J. Magill. All Rights Reserved. Published by Reyma Publishing

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