Hebrews 10Disciples’ Literal New Testament (DLNT)
For The Law Could Never Take Away Sins, So Jesus Came To Offer His Body
10 For the Law— having a shadow of the coming good things, not the very image[a] of the things— is never able to perfect the ones approaching yearly with the same sacrifices which they offer perpetually[b]. 2 Otherwise would they not have ceased being offered, because of the ones worshiping no longer having a consciousness of sins, having been cleansed once-for-all? 3 But in them[c] there is a yearly reminder of sins. 4 For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take-away sins. 5 Therefore, while entering into the world, He says [in Ps 40:6-8]: “You did not desire sacrifice and offering, but You prepared a body for Me. 6 You were not well-pleased with whole-burnt-offerings and offerings for sin. 7 Then I said, Behold, I have come— in the roll[d] of a book it has been written about Me—that I might do Your will, God”.
Thus God Has Done Away With Animal Offerings And Established Christ’s
8 Saying above that “You did not desire nor were You well-pleased with sacrifices and offerings and whole-burnt-offerings and offerings for sin” (which are being offered according-to[e] the Law!), 9 then He has said, “Behold, I have come that I might do Your will”— He does-away-with[f] the first in-order-that He might establish the second,
And By God’s Will We Are Made Holy By The Offering of Christ’s Body
10 ... by which will we have been made-holy through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once-for-all.
The Priests Offer Sacrifices Daily, But Jesus Offered One Sacrifice For All
11 And every priest stands ministering daily and offering often the same sacrifices which are never able to take-away sins— 12 but this One, having offered one sacrifice for sins[g] for all time, sat-down at the right hand of God, 13 henceforth waiting until His enemies are put as a footstool of His feet.
For By One Offering Jesus Perfected Us For All Time
14 For by one offering He has perfected for all time the ones being made-holy.
The New Covenant Says That God Will Never Remember Our Sins Again
15 And the Holy Spirit also testifies to us; for after the statement [in Jer 31:33] having said 16 “This is the covenant which I will covenant with them after those days, says the Lord: Giving My laws upon their hearts, I will also write them upon their mind”, 17 then He says “And I will never remember their sins and their lawless-deeds again”.
God’s Permanent Forgiveness Makes Further Offerings For Sin Unnecessary
18 Now where there is forgiveness of these things, there is no longer an offering for sin!
Therefore Let Us Approach God In Full Assurance of Faith And Hold On Without Wavering
19 Therefore, brothers, having confidence for the entering of the Holies by the blood of Jesus— 20 which fresh[h] and living way He inaugurated for us through[i] the curtain, that is[j], His flesh— 21 and having a great Priest over the house of God, 22 let us be approaching God with a true heart in full-assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled[k] from an evil conscience, and having our body washed[l] with clean water. 23 Let us be holding-on-to the confession of our hope without-wavering, for the One having promised is faithful. 24 And let us be considering[m] one another for the provoking[n] of love and good works, 25 not forsaking the gathering-together of ourselves as is a habit with some, but exhorting[o] one another, and so-much more by-as-much-as you see the day drawing-near.
To Now Do Otherwise Is To Trample Underfoot The Son of God
26 For while[p] we are willfully[q] sinning[r] after the receiving of the knowledge of the truth, a sacrifice no longer remains[s] for sins, 27 but some fearful expectation[t] of judgment and a zeal of fire going to consume the adversaries. 28 Anyone having set-aside[u] the Law of Moses dies without compassions upon the testimony of two or three witnesses. 29 For how much worse punishment[v] do you think he will be considered-worthy— the one having trampled-underfoot the Son of God, and having regarded as defiled[w] the blood of the covenant by which[x] he was sanctified[y], and having insulted[z] the Spirit of grace? 30 For we know the One having said [in Deut 32:35]: “Vengeance is for Me, I will repay”; and again [in Deut 32:36]: “The Lord will judge His people”. 31 It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.
You Need To Endure By Faith Until You Receive The Promises
32 Now[aa] remember the former days during which, having been enlightened[ab], you endured a great struggle[ac] of sufferings— 33 on this hand being made-a-spectacle[ad] by both reproaches[ae] and afflictions, and on this hand having become partners of the ones living in this manner[af]. 34 For indeed you sympathized-with the prisoners, and you accepted with joy the plundering of your possessions, knowing that you-yourselves have a better and abiding possession. 35 So do not throw-away your confidence, which has a great reward. 36 For you have need of endurance, in order that having done the will of God, you might receive the promise. 37 For yet in a very little while, “the One coming will come and will not delay. 38 But My righteous one will live by faith. And if he draws-back[ag], My soul is not well-pleased[ah] with him” [Hab 2:3-4]. 39 But we are not of [ai] a drawing-back resulting-in destruction, but of a faith resulting in the preserving of the soul.
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