HCSB and HCSBse Revisions (Hebrews 7)

March 11, 2009 at 6:16 pm Leave a comment

HCSB Revisions (Hebrews 7)

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4 Now consider how great this man was, to whom even Abraham the patriarch gave a tenth of the plunder! 4 Now consider how great this man was—even Abraham the patriarch gave a tenth of the plunder to him!
5 The sons of Levi who receive the priestly office have a commandment according to the law to collect a tenth from the people–that is, from their brothers–though they have also descended from Abraham. 5 The sons of Levi who receive the priestly office have a command according to the law to collect a tenth from the people—that is, from their brothers—though they have also descended from Abraham.
6 But one without this lineage collected tithes from Abraham and blessed the one who had the promises. 6 But one without this lineage collected tenths from Abraham and blessed the one who had the promises.
8 In the one case, men who will die receive tithes; but in the other case, Scripture testifies that he lives. 8 In the one case, men who will die receive tenths, but in the other case, Scripture testifies that he lives.
9 And in a sense Levi himself, who receives tithes, has paid tithes through Abraham, 9 And in a sense Levi himself, who receives tenths, has paid tenths through Abraham,
10 for he was still within his forefather when Melchizedek met him. 10 for he was still within his ancestor when Melchizedek met him.
11 If, then, perfection came through the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people received the law), what further need was there for another priest to arise in the order of Melchizedek, and not to be described as being in the order of Aaron? 11 If then, perfection came through the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people received the law), what further need was there for another priest to appear, said to be in the order of Melchizedek and not in the order of Aaron?
13 For the One about whom these things are said belonged to a different tribe, from which no one has served at the altar. 13 For the One these things are spoken about belonged to a different tribe. No one from it has served at the altar.
14 Now it is evident that our Lord came from Judah, and about that tribe Moses said nothing concerning priests. 14 Now it is evident that our Lord came from Judah, and Moses said nothing about that tribe concerning priests.
15 And this becomes clearer if another priest like Melchizedek arises, 15 And this becomes clearer if another priest like Melchizedek appears,
16 who doesn’t become a priest based on a legal command concerning physical descent but based on the power of an indestructible life. 16 who did not become a priest based on a legal command concerning physical descent but based on the power of an indestructible life.
18 So the previous commandment is annulled because it was weak and unprofitable 18 So the previous command is annulled because it was weak and unprofitable
21 but He with an oath made by the One who said to Him: The Lord has sworn, and He will not change His mind, You are a priest forever. 21 but He became a priest with an oath made by the One who said to Him: The Lord has sworn, and He will not change His mind, You are a priest forever.
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