24 and to Jesus, the (A)mediator of a new covenant, and to the (B)sprinkled blood, which speaks better than (C)the blood of Abel.

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12 and not through (A)the blood of goats and calves, but (B)through His own blood, He (C)entered the holy place (D)once for all time, [a]having obtained (E)eternal redemption. 13 For if (F)the blood of goats and bulls, and (G)the [b]ashes of a heifer sprinkling those who have been defiled, sanctify for the [c]cleansing of the flesh, 14 how much more will (H)the blood of Christ, who through [d](I)the eternal Spirit (J)offered Himself without blemish to God, (K)cleanse your conscience from (L)dead works to serve (M)the living God?

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  1. Hebrews 9:12 Or obtaining
  2. Hebrews 9:13 I.e., ashes mixed in water
  3. Hebrews 9:13 Lit purity
  4. Hebrews 9:14 Or His eternal spirit

looking only at Jesus, the [a](A)originator and perfecter of the faith, who for the joy set before Him (B)endured the cross, (C)despising the shame, and has (D)sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

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  1. Hebrews 12:2 Or leader

17 Therefore, in all things He [a]had (A)to be made like His brothers so that He might (B)become a merciful and faithful (C)high priest in (D)things pertaining to God, to (E)make [b]propitiation for the sins of the people. 18 For since He Himself was [c](F)tempted in that which He has suffered, He is able to come to the aid of those who are [d]tempted.

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  1. Hebrews 2:17 Lit was obligated to be
  2. Hebrews 2:17 I.e., reconciliation with God by atoning for the sins
  3. Hebrews 2:18 Or tested
  4. Hebrews 2:18 Or tested