Hebrews 9:7

“But into the second went the high priest alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for himself, and for the errors of the people:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But into the second went the high Priest alone once euery yeere, not without blood, which he offered for himselfe, and for the errors of the people.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

but into the second, only the high priest {enters} once a year, not without {taking} blood, which he offers for himself and for the sins of the people committed in ignorance.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but into the second the high priest alone, once in the year, not without blood, which he offereth for himself, and for the errors of the people:
- American Standard Version (1901)

But only the high priest went into the second, once a year, not without making an offering of blood for himself and for the errors of the people:
- Basic English Bible

but into the second, the high priest only, once a year, not without blood, which he offers for himself and for the errors of the people:
- Darby Bible

But into the second went the high priest alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for himself, and for the errors of the people:
- Webster's Bible

But into the second, the High Priest goes only on one day of the year, and goes alone, taking with him blood, which he offers on his own behalf and on account of the sins which the people have ignorantly committed.
- Weymouth Bible

but into the second the high priest alone, once in the year, not without blood, which he offers for himself, and for the errors of the people.
- World English Bible

the bischop entride onys in the yeer, not without blood, which he offride for his ignoraunce and the puplis.
- Wycliffe Bible

and into the second, once in the year, only the chief priest, not apart from blood, which he doth offer for himself and the errors of the people,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 9:7


9:7 Errors - That is, sins of ignorance, to which only those atonements extended.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 9:7


Heb 9:7 But into the second [went] the high priest alone once every year. Into the second part, the Most Holy Place, none entered but the high priest alone, he only once a year at the feast of the atonement, and then carrying the blood of the atonement, which he offered for his own sins as well as those of the people. See Le 16:11-15 Ex 30:10-25. The errors of the people. Their sins of ignorance and mistakes. High handed, open defiance of God's law was not atoned for. See Le 4:2,13,22,27.

Discussion for Hebrews 9

  • Alex
    This passage tells us that Moses ENJOINED Israel to the law ( BOOK ). Israel was MARRIED to the law and it continued into the early church, Thats y Paul is saying you are dead to the law by the body of Christ that you should be MARRIED to another even to him that was raised from the DEAD. BUT THIS SPRITUAL LOVE TRIANGLE ANSWERS TO David,Bathsheba, Uriah. the kingdom coming by a 2 nd Child TH H.G.
  • A disciple
    "And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment: so Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation." In the beginning when Adam sinned God first had them confess what they had done and so by their testimony He condemned the devil and pronounced Christ to come to bruise his head.
  • A disciple
    Louis (cont.); In the world of the beginning, what was it that caused the whole world to be corrupted and filled with violence and utterly WORTHLESS; so that ALL that God could do was to destroy everyone and everything, and start over with Noah and his sons? It was the sons of God the ones who HAD the knowledge of God and hardened their hearts and turned away from His Spirit of the Law and Christ!
  • A disciple
    Louis; Could you please explain in your own words, and your own understanding, how it is impossible to keep the Law and be a Christian at the same time? Interestingly, the Lord Himself said that the Law and the Prophets wouldn't pass even up to as far as if the heaven and earth passed away! And since when does someone who completes his schooling then have to condemn and forsake all he's learned?
  • Louis Dean Chambless
    I know a man who believes in and confessed to follow the whole bible, the law of Moses as well as the law of Christ. This is vast ignorance and is impossible. He is immovable in his unjustified beliefs.
    I know a man who believes in and processes to follow the law of Moses as well as the law of Christ at the same time. This is vast ignorance and an impossibility.

  • Gerald Fields
    I believe that when the Bible say's it is appointed unto man once to die, it is not referring to a physical death because Lazarus died twice, Enoch never died and neither did Elijah (as examples) I believe it is referencing a soul death. Ezekiel 18:20 states that the soul that sinneth, it shall die..thus the need for man to be "born again", that's my interpretation based on what God's tells me

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