8 The Holy Spirit is signifying this, that the way into the holy place has not yet been disclosed while the [a]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 [b]body imposed until a time of reformation.
11 But when Christ appeared as a high priest of the good things [c]to come, He entered through the greater and more perfect [d]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, [e]having obtained eternal redemption.13 For if the blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkling those who have been defiled sanctify for the [f]cleansing of the flesh,14 how much more will the blood of Christ, who through [g]the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, cleanse [h]your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
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