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27. Who needeth not daily, as those high priests, to offer up facrifice first for his own fins, and then for the peoples : for this he did once, when he oifered up himself. 28. For the la-v maketh men & high priests which have infirmity; but the word of the oath which was since the law, m.iketh the Son, who is * confecrated [Gr. perfected] for evermore.
CH A P. VIII.
the sum: We have such an high priest, who is . set on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavenis ;
2. A minister * of v the fanétuary [ Or, of holy things], and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, and not mani. 3. For every high priest is ordained to oifer gists and sacrifices: wherefore it is of necessity that this man have somewhat also to offer. 4. For if he were on earth, he should not be a priest, seeing that * there [Or, they] are priests that offer gifts according to the law: S. Who serve unto the example and f shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was admonished of God, when he was about to make the tabernacle. For fee (faith he) that thou make all things ? according to the pattern shewed to thee in
the at his own right Hand in heavenly Sins, for ever sat down at the Places.
right Hand of God. 1 Pet. 2. 31. 27. of Lev 9.7. † Lev. 16.6. -Christ also suffered for us. - Pet. See on Heb. 5. 3.
3. 18. Christ also hath once Suffer
I will remove s ed for Sins. the Iniquity of that Land in one 28. 5 + Heb. s. 1, 3. Şeę on Day. Rom. 5. 6. When we were yet without Strength, in due time h † Heb. 5. 9. See on Heb. Christ died for the Ungodly. Rom. In that he died, he died unto yo
CHA P. VIII. Sin once. † Heb.9. 12,26,27,28. a Heb. 1. 3. Heb. 1o. By his own Blood he entred in once 12. + Heb. 12. 2. See on Mar into the holy Place.
Now once in the End of the World, hath he
8, 12, 24: appeared to put away Sin by the fan 15 ct Heb. 9.11. crifice of himself. And as it is ap 3. + Heb. 5.1. See on Heb. pointed unto Men once to die, buc
3. I. after this the Judgment: So Christ et Eph. 5. 2. was once offered to bear the Sins of See on Heb. 3. 1. many.-- Heb, 10, 10, 12. By the 20 ş.
t Heb. 10. 1. See on CcL which Will we are fanctified, chro'
2. 17. the Ofering of the Body of Jesus ft Exod. 25.4-. See on Aas Chriit once for all. This Man af. ier he had offered one Sacrifice for
f Zech. 3. 9.
Heb. 3. 1.
.: Heb. 9.14
Che mount. 6. But now hath he obtained a h more excelent ministry, by how much also he is the i mediator of a petter * covenant [Or, testament], which was established upon better promises. 7. For if that first covenant had been Faultless, then should no place have been fought for the second. 8. For finding fault with them, he faith, Behold, the lays come, ffaith the Lord) when I will make a (!) 'new ovenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of udah :
9. Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers, in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they ontinued not in my covenant, and I regarded them not, aith the Lord. 10. For this is the k covenant that I will nake with the house of Israel, after those days, faith the ord; I will * put [Gr. give] my laws into their mind,
6. ħ t 2 Cor 3.6. Who also hath . but the Spirit giveth Life. iade us able Ministers of the New
i t Heb. 7. 22.
See on i Tim. ftament, not of the Letter, but of
2. 5. le Spirit ; for the Letter killer h,
k See on 2 Cor. 3. 3. (1) In this and the following Verses, we have the Substance of the CW-Covenant laid before us, which is full of Grace and Mercy, and offers ardon and Forgiveness to all who will be prevail'd withi to comply ith those reasonable and necesary Conditions on which it is offered. Those rrainly mistake the Nature of this Covenant, who think, that when od says, he will put his Laws into our Hearts, he requires nothing to : done by us; for this at once makes void all the Laws of the Gospel. od has promised the Aslistance of his holy Spirit, to enable us to perrm our Part of the Gospel Covenant, which he will most undoubtedly ve to all, who,in his Way, apply themfelves to him for it, and concur ith his divine Influences, and are not wanting to themselves. He will Las much for us, a's such reasonable Creatures as we are can expect; It we cannot reasonably expect that he will, whatever he may do in me extraordinary Cafes, offer violence co our Faculties, and constraini to be Good against our Wills. Some think that the Sense of this Passage is to this effect: That where. the Jews had many Laws given to them, which, when separated from e Command of God, had no internal Goodness in them ; but now ider the Gospel, the Precepts required, should be fuch as were most aceable to our Keason and Understanding, such as we our felves could scern their Excellency and Perfe&tion; that God would not convince us of our Duty, but powerfully incline our Wills to the actice of it; that it should be more easie, than at any time before, to tain to the Knowledge of the Will of God; for that the Precepts ould be such, that every one who would consult the Dictates of Iris on Mind and Conscience would approve, being as it were writ. a in the Hearts of Men. Such, in fact, are the Preceprs of e Gospel,
and write them * in [Or, upon] their hearts: and ' I will be to them a God, and they thall be to me a people. II. And m they shall not teach every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the Lord: for all shall know me, from the least to the greatest. 12. For I will be merciful to their unrighteoufriefs, and their fins, and their iniquities will I remember no more. 13. ^ In that he faith, A new covenant, he hath made the first old. Now that which decayeth and waxeth old, is ready to vanish away.
CH A P. IX.
[ Or, ceremonies] of divine service, and a * worldly fare: Etuary. 2. For there was a tabernacle made b the fire
wherein was the candlestick, and the e table, and the * fhew-bread; which is called * the sanctuary [Or, holy]. 3. And after the second 8 vail, the tabernacle which is called the holiest of all: 4. Which had the golden censer, and the bark of the covenant overlaid round about with
gold, 1. Zech. 8. 8. -They shall e Exod. 25. 23. Thou shalt alfe dwell in the midst of Jerusalem, make a Table of Shittim-wood and they thall be my people, and I Cubits shall be the length will be their God in Truth and thereof, and a Cubit the Breado Righreousness.
sthereof, and a Cubit and a half the 11. in f Joh. 3. 20, 27. See height thereof. on Joh, 6. 45. and Joh. 14. 26. + Exod. 25. 30. Thou shalt
13. n: 2 Cor. 5. 17. If any set upon the Table Shew-breed be Man be in Chrift, he is a new Crea fore me alway. † Lev. 24. 5, ture: old things are paft away, be Thou shalt take fine Flour, an hold all things are become new. bake twelve Cakes thereof: rus CH A P. IX.
tenih deals shall be in one Cake 1. * Exod. 25. 8. Let them make And thou shalt set them in tur me a Sanctuary; that I may dwell Rows, fix on a Row, upon the amongst them.
.: Exod. 26.31. Thou feil first Day of the first Month shalt make a Vail of blue, and purp thcu fet up the Tabernacle of the and scarlet, and fine twined List Tent of the Congregation, cc. nen of cunning Work: with Cho
c't Exod. 26. 35. Thou shalt set rubims shall it be made. : Heb the Table without the Vail, and the 6.19. Which Hope we have, as Cardleftick overagainst the Table on Anchor of the Soul, both sure a the side of the Tabernacle toward stedfast, and which entreth inte the South: and thou shalt
the that within the Vail. Table on the North side.
4. h + Exod. 25. 10. They fall d Exod. 25.31. Thou shalt make make an Ark of Shitrim wood: The
Candlestick of pure Gold: of Cubits and a half shall be beaten Work thall the Candleffick length thereof, and a Cubir anda be made.
+ Exod. 40. 2, &c. On the 15 Pure Table before the Lord
jold, wherein was the golden pot that had manna, and Aarons rod that budded, and the tables of the covenant ; 1. And n over it the cherubims of glory shadowing the nercy-seat: of which we cannot now speak particularly.
Now when these things were thus ordained, " the priests vent always into the firft tabernacle, accomplishing the ferice of God: 7. But into the fecond went the high priest aone o once every year, riot without blood, which he oféred for himself, and for the errors of the people. 8. The holy Ghoft this fignifying, that' the way into the
alf the breadth thereof, and a Cu shalt make two Cherubims of Gold: it and a half the height thereof. of beaten Work shalt thou make Exod. 26. 33. Thou shalt hang them in the two ends of the Mer. p the Vail under the Taches, cy-feat. And there will I meet har thou mayft bring in thither s with thee, and I will commune vithin the Vail the Ark of the Te with thee, from above the Mercyimony.
seat, from between the two Cherio + Exod. 16. 33, 34. Mofes faid bims which are upon the Ark of the into Aaron, Take a Pot, and put Testimony:b Omer full of Manna therein, and 10 6. n | Numb. 28.3. This is the uy it up before the Lord, to be Offering made by Fire which ye ept for your Generations. Asthe shall offer unto the Lord; two Lord commanded Moses, fo Aaron Lambs of the first Year without aid it up before the Teftimony to fpot Day by Day ; for a continual e kept.
15 Burnt-offering Numb. 17. 10. The Lord 7.° Exod. 30. 10. Aaron shall aid unto Moses, Bring Aaron's Rod make an Atonement upon the gain before the Teftimony, to be Horns of it once in a rear, with the ept for a Token againft the Re Blood of the Sin offering of A. Jels; and thou shalt quite take a- 20 tonements.
| Lev. 16. 2, 15, way their Murmurings from me, 34. The Lord said unto Moses, hat they die not.
Speak unto Aaron thy Brother, 'Exod. 25 21. Thou shalt put that he come not at all times into the he Mercy-seat above upon the boly place' within the Vail, before Ark, and in the Ark thou fhalt 25 the Mercy-feat, which is upon the put the Tiflimony that I shall give Ark; that he die nor: for I will thee. + Deut. 10. 2, 5. I will -appear in the Cloud upon the Merwrite on the Tables the Words that cy-feat. Then fball he kill the were in the first Tables which thou Goat of the Sin-offering that is for brakest, and thou shalt put them in 30 the People, and bring his Blood the Ark. And I turned my self and within the Vail. And this shall came down from the Mount, and be an everlasting Statute unto you, pret the Tables in the Ark which I to make an Atonement for the had made, and there they be as the Children of Ifrael, for all their Sins, Lord commanded me.
once a rocr.8.9. There was nothing in the Ark
p. See on Heb. 5. 3. fave the two Tables of Stone, which
8. I † Heb. 15. 19, 20.
i See on Joh. 14. 6. 5. m | Exod. 29, 18, 22, Thou
+ 1 King: 35
holiest of all, was not yet made manifeft, while as the first tabernacle was yet standing : 9. Which was a figure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and facrifices, that could not make him that did the service perfelt, as pertaining to the conscience, 10. Which stood only in « meats, and drinks, and a divers washings, and carnal * ordinances [Or, rites, or, ceremonies] imposed on them until the time of reformation. 11. But Chrift being come an
high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to lay, not of this building ; 12. Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but d by his own blood he entred in once into the holy place, having obtamed eternal redemption for us.
13. For if & the blood of bulls, and of goats, and the afhes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, fan&tifiéth to
9. Heb. 7. 18, 19. There is who of God is made unto us Win verily a disannulling of the Com dom, and Righteousness, and Sanmandment going before, for the Etification, and Redemption. Weakness and Unprofitableness there 13. & T. Lev. 16. 14, 15, 16, 18. of. "For the Law made nothing per. s He shall take of the Blood of the feet. † Heb. 10. 1. The Law Bullock, and Sprinkle it with his fin having a Shadow of good things ger upon the Mercy-fear Eaftto come, and not the very Image ward: and before the Mercy feat of the things, can ncver with those shall he sprinkle of the Blood witli Sacrifices which they offered year to his Finger seven times. Then by year continually, make the com shall he kill the Goat of the Sin ers thereunto perfect. See on Acts cffering thaí is for the People, 13. 39.
and bring his Blood within the Vail, + Lev. 11. 2
See on Col. and do with that Blood, as he did
15 with the Blood of the Bullock, and * Numb. 19. 7, dc. Then the Sprinkle it upon the Mercy-feat Priest hall wash bis Clothes, and he and before the Mercy-seat. And thall bathe bis Flesh in Water ,-&c. he shall make an Atonement for che b See on Heb. 3. I.
holy Place, because of the Un c. Heb 8. 2.
żo cleanress of the Children of Israel, 12. : Eph. 1. 9. f i Pet. 1. and because of their Tranfgreffion 19. + Rev. 1. 5: + Rev. 5. 9.
in all their Sins. And he thall See on Acts 20. 28.
go unto the Altar that is before et Zech. 3. 9.
Ver. 26, 28. the Lord, and make Atonement See on Heb. 7. 27.
25 for it; and shall take of the Bicod f: Dan. 9. 24. Seventy Weeks of the Bullock, and of the Blood of are determined upon thy People, the Goat, and put it upon the Horns and upon thy holy City, to finish of the Altar round about.Heb.104 the Transgression, and to make an It isnot possible that the Blood of Bul: erid of Sins, and to make Reconcilia. 30 and of Goats Mould take away firs. tion for Iniquity, and to bring in e ht Numb. 19. 2, 175 . verlasting Righteousness. I Cor. 1. Speak unto the Children of Ifrael
, 30. Of him are ye in Christ Jesus, that they bring thee a red Heiler