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

  • Avigayil
    I am curious about the final verse. The baptism of John (repentance) is of water, but the baptism of Yeshua is with fire - which is the giving of the the Holy Spirit. We see here that Yehovah is a consuming fire - which is His Righteous Judgment. So what is the lake of fire then? Is it a physical place, or simply refering to the Judgment of Yehovah?

    See 1 Corinthians 3:15
  • BSP
    Verse 16: One who commits sexual immorality is likened to having the attitude of Esau. He was willing to trade something valuable for a few fleeting moments of physical pleasure.
  • BSP
    Verse 3: Considering the things that Jesus went through can help us when we endure trials.
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 12:15 FOLLOW PEACE WITH ALL MEN AND HOLINESS WITHOUT WHICH NO MAN SHALL SEE THE LORD 1 PETER 1:15 BUT AS HE WHICH HATH CALLED YOU IS HOLY SO BE YOU HOLY IN ALL MANNER OF CONVERSATION --12:16--BECAUSE AS IT IS WRITTEN BE YOU HOLY FOR I AM HOLY***MARK 7:9 AND HE SAID UNTO THEM FULL WELL YOU REJECT THE COMMANDMENT OF GOD THAT YOU MAY KEEP YOUR OWN TRADITION***
  • BSP
    Verses 5 and 6 tell us not to belittle discipline or give up when disciplined. We should humble take the discipline and learn from our mistakes.
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 12:2 LOOKING UNTO JESUS THE AUTHOR AND FINISHER OF OUR FAITH WHO FOR THE JOY THAT WAS SET BEFORE HIM --- ENDURED THE CROSS --- DESPISING THE SHAME AND IS SET DOWN AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE --- THRONE OF GOD --- HEBREWS 5:9 AND BEING MADE PERFECT --- HE --- BECAME THE AUTHOR OF ETERNAL SALVATION UNTO ALL THEM THAT OBEY HIM

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