6 Now when these things have been so prepared, the priests are continually entering the [a]outer [b]tabernacle performing the divine worship,7 but into the second, only the high priest entersonce a year, not without taking blood, which he offers for himself and for the [c]sins of the people committed in ignorance.8 The Holy Spirit is signifying this, that the way into the holy place has not yet been disclosed while the [d]outer tabernacle is still standing,9 which is a symbol for the present time. Accordingly both gifts and sacrifices are offered which cannot make the worshiper perfect in conscience,10 since they relate only to food and drink and various washings, regulations for the [e]body imposed until a time of reformation.
11 But when Christ appeared as a high priest of the good things [f]to come, He entered through the greater and more perfect [g]tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this creation;12 and not through the blood of goats and calves, but through His own blood, He entered the holy place once for all, [h]having obtained eternal redemption.
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