Hebrews 7:18

“For there is verily a disannulling of the commandment going before for the weakness and unprofitableness thereof.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For there is verily a disanulling of the commandement going before, for the weakenesse and vnprofitablenesse thereof.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For, on the one hand, there is a setting aside of a former commandment because of its weakness and uselessness
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For there is a disannulling of a foregoing commandment because of its weakness and unprofitableness
- American Standard Version (1901)

So the law which went before is put on one side, because it was feeble and without profit.
- Basic English Bible

For there is a setting aside of the commandment going before for its weakness and unprofitableness,
- Darby Bible

For there is verily a disannulling of the preceding commandment on account of its weakness and unprofitableness.
- Webster's Bible

On the one hand we have here the abrogation of an earlier code because it was weak and ineffective--
- Weymouth Bible

For there is an annulling of a foregoing commandment because of its weakness and uselessness
- World English Bible

that repreuyng of the maundement bifor goynge is maad, for the vnsadnesse and vnprofit of it.
- Wycliffe Bible

for a disannulling indeed doth come of the command going before because of its weakness, and unprofitableness,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 7:18


7:18 For there is implied in this new and everlasting priesthood, and in the new dispensation connected therewith, a disannulling of the preceding commandment - An abrogation of the Mosaic law. For the weakness and unprofitableness thereof - For its insufficiency either to justify or to sanctify.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 7:18


Heb 7:18 For there is verily a disannulling of the commandment. The old law and the Aaronic priesthood are abrogated because of their imperfection. They could not make men perfect.

Discussion for Hebrews 7:18

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