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The Permanent Priesthood of Jesus

20 This is all the more so when you consider that an oath was sworn. The Levitical priests, you see, become priests without an oath, 21 but the Messiah attains his priesthood with an oath, through what was said to him:

The Lord has sworn and will not repent;
you are a priest for ever.

22 Jesus has thus, additionally, become the guarantee of a better covenant.

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