New American Standard Bible
11 But when Christ appeared as a (A)high priest of the (B)good things [a]having come, He entered through (C)the greater and more perfect [b]tabernacle, (D)not made by hands, that is, (E)not of this creation; 12 and not through (F)the blood of goats and calves, but (G)through His own blood, He (H)entered the holy place (I)once for all time, [c]having obtained (J)eternal redemption. 13 For if (K)the blood of goats and bulls, and (L)the [d]ashes of a heifer sprinkling those who have been defiled, sanctify for the [e]cleansing of the flesh, 14 how much more will (M)the blood of Christ, who through [f](N)the eternal Spirit (O)offered Himself without blemish to God, (P)cleanse your conscience from (Q)dead works to serve (R)the living God?
15 For this reason (S)He is the (T)mediator of a (U)new covenant, so that, since a death has taken place for the redemption of the violations that were committed under the first covenant, those who have been (V)called may (W)receive the promise of (X)the eternal inheritance. 16 For where there is a [g]covenant, there must of necessity [h]be the death of the one who made it. 17 For a [i]covenant is valid only when people are dead, [j]for it is never in force while the one who made it lives. 18 Therefore even the first covenant was not inaugurated without blood. 19 For when every commandment had been (Y)spoken by Moses to all the people according to the Law, (Z)he took the (AA)blood of the calves and the goats, with (AB)water and scarlet wool and hyssop, and sprinkled both (AC)the book itself and all the people, 20 saying, “(AD)This is the blood of the covenant which God commanded you.” 21 And in the same way he (AE)sprinkled both the [k]tabernacle and all the vessels of the ministry with the blood. 22 And (AF)almost all things are cleansed with blood, according to the Law, and (AG)without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.Read full chapter
- Hebrews 9:11 One early ms to come
- Hebrews 9:11 Or sacred tent
- Hebrews 9:12 Or obtaining
- Hebrews 9:13 I.e., ashes mixed in water
- Hebrews 9:13 Lit purity
- Hebrews 9:14 Or His eternal spirit
- Hebrews 9:16 Or testament
- Hebrews 9:16 Lit be brought
- Hebrews 9:17 Or testament
- Hebrews 9:17 One early ms for is it then...lives?
- Hebrews 9:21 Or sacred tent