Hebrews 9:8

“The Holy Ghost this signifying, that the way into the holiest of all was not yet made manifest, while as the first tabernacle was yet standing:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The holy Ghost this signifying, that the way into the Holiest of all, was not yet made manifest, while as the first Tabernacle was yet standing:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The Holy Spirit {is} signifying this, that the way into the holy place has not yet been disclosed while the outer tabernacle is still standing,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

the Holy Spirit this signifying, that the way into the holy place hath not yet been made manifest, while the first tabernacle is yet standing;
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Holy Spirit witnessing by this that the way into the holy place had not at that time been made open, while the first Tent was still in being;
- Basic English Bible

the Holy Spirit shewing this, that the way of the [holy of] holies has not yet been made manifest while as yet the first tabernacle has [its] standing;
- Darby Bible

The Holy Spirit this signifying, that the way into the holiest of all was not yet made manifest, while the first tabernacle was yet standing:
- Webster's Bible

And the lesson which the Holy Spirit teaches is this--that the way into the true Holy place is not yet open so long as the outer tent still remains in existence.
- Weymouth Bible

The Holy Spirit is indicating this, that the way into the Holy Place wasn't yet revealed while the first tabernacle was still standing;
- World English Bible

For the Hooli Goost signefiede this thing, that not yit the weie of seyntis was openyd, while the formere tabernacle hadde staat.
- Wycliffe Bible

the Holy Spirit this evidencing that not yet hath been manifested the way of the holy [places], the first tabernacle having yet a standing;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 9:8


9:8 The Holy Ghost evidently showing - By this token. That the way into the holiest - Into heaven. Was not made manifest - Not so clearly revealed. While the first tabernacle, and its service, were still subsisting - And remaining in force.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 9:8


Heb 9:8 The Holy Spirit this signifying. The divine arrangement, which suffered only the high priest to enter into the Holiest of all, signified that the way into the Holy of Holies above was not yet made manifest, or revealed to men. It required the Gospel to open the way. The veil was yet over the mystery of redemption. While as the first tabernacle was yet standing. So long as the first tabernacle or temple worship stood as the divine service, the true and living way opened up through Christ was not made manifest. Even the high priest himself could go to the "mercy seat" only once a year (Heb 9:7).

Discussion for Hebrews 9:8

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