Hebrews 12:24

“And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And to Iesus the mediatour of the new Couenant, and to the blood of sprinckling, that speaketh better things then that of Abel.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks better than {the blood} of Abel.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and to Jesus the mediator of a new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling that speaketh better than `that of' Abel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And to Jesus by whom the new agreement has been made between God and man, and to the sign of the blood which says better things than Abel's blood.
- Basic English Bible

and to Jesus, mediator of a new covenant; and to [the] blood of sprinkling, speaking better than Abel.
- Darby Bible

And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.
- Webster's Bible

and to Jesus the negotiator of a new Covenant, and to the sprinkled blood which speaks in more gracious tones than that of Abel.
- Weymouth Bible

to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling that speaks better than that of Abel.
- World English Bible

and to Jhesu, mediatour of the newe testament, and to the sprenging of blood, `betere spekinge than Abel.
- Wycliffe Bible

and to a mediator of a new covenant -- Jesus, and to blood of sprinkling, speaking better things than that of Abel!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 12:24


12:24 To Jesus, the mediator - Through whom they had been perfected. And to the blood of sprinkling - To all the virtue of his precious blood shed for you, whereby ye are sprinkled from an evil conscience. This blood of sprinkling was the foundation of our Lord's mediatorial office. Here the gradation is at the highest point. Which speaketh better things than that of Abel - Which cried for vengeance.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 12:24


Heb 12:24 To Jesus the mediator of the new covenant. To fellowship with Jesus, the Mediator of the New Covenant as Moses was of the Old. And to the blood of sprinkling. To Christ's atoning blood by which our hearts are "sprinkled from an evil conscience" (Heb 10:22). That speaketh better things than [that of] Abel. Abel's blood cried for vengeance; Christ's pleads for mercy.

Discussion for Hebrews 12

  • Sheila Bean
    We are a blended family by God's protection He called us out to Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:" And Hebrews12vs28and29 "Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear:" Vs: 29 "For our God is a consuming fire."
  • BSP
    We should strive to pursue peace with all men.
  • MR. HUNTER
    I DON'T THINK , I KNOW THAT THIS SCRIPTURE VERSE IS ONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL VERSES IN THE ENTIRE BIBLE. THIS VERSE HEBREWS 12:14 SAY'S WHAT IT MEANS AND MEANS WHAT IT SAYS NO MAN SHALL SEE THE LORD IN PEACE WITHOUT HOLINESS. PEOPLE HOLINESS IS GOD AND GOD IS HOLINESS. TODAY AND YESTERDAY GOD WAS HOLY AND TOMORROW GOD WILL STILL BE HOLY AND HOLINESS. THEREFORE ? WHY WOULD YOU OR ANYONE ON THIS EARTH WANT TO BE IN ANY OTHER FAITH BELIEVING STATE OTHER THAN BEING HOLY. IN CONCLUSION BUT NOT FINISH THE WHOLE WORLD SHOULD REEXAMINE THEIR RELIGIONS AND SEE RATHER THE CHURCH THEY ATTEND TRULY TEACHES PURE HOLINESS AND NOT SOME MESS THAT LIMITS GOD FROM BEING ALL IN ALL IN THEIR LIFE. THE TIME IS VERY CLOSE TO JESUS CHRIST RETURN WHO IS GOD , AMEN ! SO FOR ALL THE HUMAN RACE THAT ARE NOT HOLINESS SHOULD IMMEDIATELY ASK GOD TODAY " WHAT MUST I DO TO BE SAVED " ANSWER OBEY IN THE BIBLE ACTS 2:38 TO START AND SEE WANT JESUS GOD MAKE YOU HOLINESS. PEACE UNTO YOU AND THE LORD JESUS LOVE YOU ALWAY .
  • Brother William
    "Lest there be any fornica or or profane person" God sends strong delusion to workers of iniquity who presume to eat of the Tree of Life. This is the blasphemy of the sacrifice that causes it to cease. There is no more a place for repentance, though some seek after "with strong crying and tears". As Esau, a profane man, who sold his birthright for a piece of flesh.
  • SYLVIA HERNANDEZ
    There is only one straight narrow path that God will accept To enter the kingdom of God. Faith, obedience to the word, in sincerity in truth. JOHN 14
  • Arthur Gray
    Verse 22 - 24 teaches protocols of engaging heavenly in issues of intercession.

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