29 The next day he *saw Jesus coming to him, and *said, “Behold, (A)the Lamb of God who (B)takes away the sin of the world!

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25 whom God displayed publicly as (A)a [a]propitiation [b](B)in His blood through faith. This was to demonstrate His righteousness, [c]because in God’s merciful (C)restraint He (D)let the sins previously committed go unpunished;

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  1. Romans 3:25 I.e., a means of reconciliation between God and mankind by paying the penalty for sin
  2. Romans 3:25 Or by
  3. Romans 3:25 Lit because of the passing over of the sins previously committed, in the restraint of God

For (A)what the Law could not do, [a](B)weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in (C)the likeness of [b]sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,

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  1. Romans 8:3 Lit in which it was weak
  2. Romans 8:3 Lit flesh of sin

14 how much more will (A)the blood of Christ, who through [a](B)the eternal Spirit (C)offered Himself without blemish to God, (D)cleanse your conscience from (E)dead works to serve (F)the living God?

15 For this reason (G)He is the (H)mediator of a (I)new covenant, so that, since a death has taken place for the redemption of the violations that were committed under the first covenant, those who have been (J)called may (K)receive the promise of (L)the eternal inheritance. 16 For where there is a [b]covenant, there must of necessity [c]be the death of the one who made it. 17 For a [d]covenant is valid only when people are dead, [e]for it is never in force while the one who made it lives. 18 Therefore even the first covenant was not inaugurated without blood. 19 For when every commandment had been (M)spoken by Moses to all the people according to the Law, (N)he took the (O)blood of the calves and the goats, with (P)water and scarlet wool and hyssop, and sprinkled both (Q)the book itself and all the people, 20 saying, “(R)This is the blood of the covenant which God commanded you.” 21 And in the same way he (S)sprinkled both the [f]tabernacle and all the vessels of the ministry with the blood. 22 And (T)almost all things are cleansed with blood, according to the Law, and (U)without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.

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  1. Hebrews 9:14 Or His eternal spirit
  2. Hebrews 9:16 Or testament
  3. Hebrews 9:16 Lit be brought
  4. Hebrews 9:17 Or testament
  5. Hebrews 9:17 One early ms for is it then...lives?
  6. Hebrews 9:21 Or sacred tent

18 knowing that you were not [a](A)redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your (B)futile way of life inherited from your forefathers, 19 but with precious (C)blood, as of a (D)lamb unblemished and spotless, the blood of Christ. 20 For He was (E)foreknown before (F)the foundation of the world, but has (G)appeared [b]in these last times (H)for the sake of you 21 who through Him are (I)believers in God, who raised Him from the dead and (J)gave Him glory, so that your faith and (K)hope are in God.

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  1. 1 Peter 1:18 Or ransomed
  2. 1 Peter 1:20 Lit at the end of the times