Hebrews 9:15-17 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
15 For this reason he is mediator of a new covenant: since a death has taken place for deliverance from transgressions under the first covenant, those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance. 16 Now where there is a will, the death of the testator must be established. 17 For a will takes effect only at death; it has no force while the testator is alive.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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