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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes
Hebrews 8

 

 

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Verse 1

of = upon. Greek. epi. App-104.

sum = main point. Greek. kephalaio. See Acts 22:28.

such. Emphatic.

is set = sat down. See Hebrews 1:3.

on. Greek. en. App-104.

Majesty. Greek. megalosune. See Hebrews 1:3.

in. Greek. en.

the heavens. See Matthew 6:9, Matthew 6:10.


Verse 2

Minister. Greek. leitourgos. App-190.

sanctuary. Literally the Holies, i.e. the Holy of Holies. Compare Hebrews 9:3. Greek. hagion. Neut. Used ten times in Hebrew: Hebrews 8:2, Hebrews 9:1, Hebrews 9:2, Hebrews 9:3, Hebrews 9:8, Hebrews 9:12, Hebrews 9:24, Hebrews 9:25; Hebrews 10:19; Hebrews 13:11.

true. Greek. alethinos. App-175.

tabernacle = tent. Greek. skene.

LORD. App-98.

pitched. Greek. pegnumi. Only here.

and. Omit.

man. Greek. anthropos. App-123.


Verse 3

offer. See Hebrews 5:1.

this Man . . . also. Read "this High Priest also".


Verse 4

if. Greek. ei. App-118.

earth. Greek. ge. App-129.

should not be = would not even be.

priests. The texts omit. Read "those who offer".

according to. Greek. kata. App-104.

the. Omit.


Verse 5

serve. Greek. latreuo. App-190.

unto = for.

example. Greek. hupodeigma, rendered "pattern", Hebrews 9:23. See John 13:15

heavenly. See Hebrews 3:1.

Moses. See Hebrews 3:2.

admonished of God. Greek. chrematizo. See Luke 2:26.

make. Greek. epiteleo. App-125.

See. Greek. horao. App-133.

that, &c. The texts read, "thou shalt make".

pattern. Greek. tupos. See John 20:25. Here it means "model". See Exodus 25:9. The Septuagint uses this word for tab"nith in Exodus 25:40, whence this is quoted, but in Hebrews 8:9 of the same chapter uses for the same Hebrew word paradeigma, which does not occur in the N.T. Compare the verb in Hebrews 6:6.


Verse 6

more excellent. See Hebrews 1:4.

ministry. Greek. leitourgia. App-190.

also. Read after "covenant".

Mediator. Greek. mesites. See Galatians 1:3, Galatians 1:19.

covenant. Greek. diatheke. See Hebrews 7:22.

established. Greek. nomotheteo.


Verse 7

faultless. Greek. amemptos. See Philippians 2:15.

should = would.


Verse 8

finding fault. Greek. memphomai. See Romans 9:19.

LORD. App-98.

make = consummate, or complete.

new. Greek. kainos. See Matthew 9:17.


Verse 9

when, &c. Literally of My taking hold of. Greek. epilambanomai. See Hebrews 2:16.

the = My.

out of Greek. ek. App-104.

land. Greek. ge, as Hebrews 8:4.

continued. Greek. emmeno. See Acts 14:22.

and I regarded . . . not = I also disregarded. Greek. ameleo. See 1 Timothy 4:14.


Verse 10

make. Greek. diatithemi. See Acts 3:25.

I will put. Literally "giving". Same Greek. word in 2 Corinthians 8:16; &c.

write. Greek. epigrapho. See Mark 15:26.

in = upon. Greek. epi. App-104.

a = for (Greek. eis).

God. App-98.

people. See Acts 2:47.


Verse 11

every man = each one

neighbour. The texts read polites (fellow)-citizen, instead of plesios.

Know. Greek. ginosko. App-132.

know. Greek. oida. App-132.

least, &c. Literally little to great.


Verse 12

merciful. Greek. hileos. See Matthew 16:22.

unrighteousness. Greek. adikia (plural) App-128.

sins. Greek. hamartia. App-128.

iniquities. Greek. anomia. App-128.

no. Greek. ou me, as Hebrews 8:11. The quotation is from James 31:31-34.


Verse 13

made . . . old. Greek. palaioo. See Hebrews 1:11.

decayeth. Same as "made old".

waxeth old. Greek. gerasko. Only here and John 21:18.

ready = near.

vanish away = vanishing. Greek. aphanismos. Only here. Compare Acts 13:41.

 


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Hebrews 8:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/hebrews-8.html. 1909-1922.

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