Hebrews 7:22

“By so much was Iesus made a suertie of a better Testament.”

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Other Translations

By so much was Jesus made a surety of a better testament.
- King James Version

so much the more also Jesus has become the guarantee of a better covenant.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

by so much also hath Jesus become the surety of a better covenant.
- American Standard Version (1901)

By so much is it a better agreement which we have through Jesus.
- Basic English Bible

by so much Jesus became surety of a better covenant.
- Darby Bible

By so much was Jesus made a surety of a better testament.
- Webster's Bible

so much the more also is the Covenant of which Jesus has become the guarantor, a better covenant.
- Weymouth Bible

By so much, Jesus has become the collateral of a better covenant.
- World English Bible

in so myche Jhesus is maad biheetere of the betere testament.
- Wycliffe Bible

by so much of a better covenant hath Jesus become surety,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 7:22


7:22 Of so much better a covenant - Unchangeable, eternal. Was Jesus made a surety - Or mediator. The word covenant frequently occurs in the remaining part of this epistle. The original word means either a covenant or a last will and testament. St. Paul takes it sometimes in the former, sometimes in the latter, sense; sometimes he includes both.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 7:22


Heb 7:22 By so much. By such solemn means was Jesus made a surety, the pledge and firm assurance. A surety is intended to secure absolute certainty. Of a better testament. Rather, covenant. Jesus became the pledge of the new covenant, the Gospel. God has established him as its high priest forever, by the sanctity of an oath. This is the line of argument.

Discussion for Hebrews 7

  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 7:22 by so much was JESUS made a surety of a better testament 1 TIMOTHY 6:3 if any man teach otherwise and consent not to wholesome words even the words of our LORD JESUS CHRIST and to the doctrine which is according to godliness 6:4 --- he is proud knowing nothing --- but doting about questions and strifes of words whereof cometh envy strife railings evil surmisings
  • I Am that Michael Isaac Dale
    It is not for the wicked who walk after the flesh to understand. But now, it pleases my Holy Father for me to glory in the knowledge given me by the Spirit of Christ. For it is written, But let him that glories glory in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, says the LORD.
  • Steve
    Who can understand the mechanics of the Supreme Being. Noone! We don't even fully understand the mechanics of being alive in a body which has a end, but the Spirit which enlivens us doesn't. Melchidec appeared out of nowhere to Abraham as an emissary and is never heard from again. You say he was Jesus walking the earth on a recon mission. I say that Jesus was born of woman, Melchisidec wasn't
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 7:24 BUT THIS MAN BECAUSE HE CONTINUETH EVER HATH AN --- UNCHANGEABLE PRIESTHOOD --- 7:25 -- WHEREFORE --HE-- IS ABLE ALSO TO SAVE THEM TO THE UTTERMOST THAT COME TO GOD --BY HIM-- SEEING HE EVER LIVETH TO MAKE INTERCESSION FOR THEM *** HEBREWS 9:16 FOR WHERE A TESTAMENT IS THERE --MUST ALSO OF NECESSITY-- BE THE DEATH OF THE TESTATOR ***
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 7:12 for the priesthood being changed there is made of necessity a change also of the law ROMANS 8:2 for the law of the spirit of life in CHRIST JESUS hath made me free from the law of sin and death EPHESIANS 4:24 and that you put on the new man which after GOD is created in righteousness and true holiness
  • Steve morrow
    *** HEBREWS 7:22 BY SO MUCH WAS JESUS MADE A SURETY OF A BETTER TESTAMENT ***

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