Hebrews 7:28

“For the Law maketh men high Priests which haue infirmitie, but the word of the othe which was since the Law, maketh the Sonne, who is consecrated for euermore.”

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For the law maketh men high priests which have infirmity; but the word of the oath, which was since the law, [maketh] the Son, who is consecrated for evermore.
- King James Version

For the Law appoints men as high priests who are weak, but the word of the oath, which came after the Law, {appoints} a Son, made perfect forever.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For the law appointeth men high priests, having infirmity; but the word of the oath, which was after the law, `appointeth' a Son, perfected for evermore.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The law makes high priests of men who are feeble; but the word of the oath, which was made after the law, gives that position to a Son, in whom all good is for ever complete.
- Basic English Bible

For the law constitutes men high priests, having infirmity; but the word of the swearing of the oath which [is] after the law, a Son perfected for ever.
- Darby Bible

For the law maketh men high priests who have infirmity; but the word of the oath, which was after the law, maketh the Son, who is consecrated for evermore.
- Webster's Bible

For the Law constitutes men High Priests--men with all their infirmity--but the utterance of the oath, which came later than the Law, constitutes High Priest a Son who has been made for ever perfect.
- Weymouth Bible

For the law appoints men as high priests who have weakness, but the word of the oath which came after the law appoints a Son forever who has been perfected.
- World English Bible

And the lawe ordeynede men prestis hauynge sijknesse; but the word of swering, which is after the lawe, ordeynede the sone perfit with outen ende.
- Wycliffe Bible

for the law doth appoint men chief priests, having infirmity, but the word of the oath that [is] after the law [appointeth] the Son -- to the age having been perfected.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 7:28


7:28 The law maketh men high priests that have infirmity - That are both weak, mortal, and sinful. But the oath which was since the law - Namely, in the time of David. Maketh the son, who is consecrated for ever - Who being now free, both from sin and death, from natural and moral infirmity, remaineth a priest for ever.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 7:28


Heb 7:28 For the law maketh men high priests which have infirmity. The law puts imperfect men into the Aaronic priesthood. But the word of the oath . . . maketh the Son. The spotless and Divine one who is consecrated for evermore, who became an eternal priest.

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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