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Hebrews 8

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1:1 formerly (g-11) Or 'of old.'

Verse 1

8:1 summary (c-3) Or 'the chief point.' The difference is small; it expresses what it results in, in the writer's mind, as the substance of the things of which we are speaking. 'The things of which we are speaking' is the present subject which occupies him. it heads up in this. priest (d-19) Or 'such a high priest.' down (e-23) Or 'set himself down,' as ch. 1.3.

Verse 2

8:2 (f-1) Leitourgos , as Romans 15:16 .

Verse 5

8:5 (g-1) Hostis , as Matthew 7:24 , 'who are such as.' for (h-22) See Exodus 25:40 .

Verse 6

8:6 ministry, (i-9) Leitourgia . see ver. 2. which (k-21) Hostis . as Matthew 7:24 , 'which is such as.' established (l-23) That is, formally established as by a law.

Verse 8

8:8 them, (m-7) See Jeremiah 31:31-34 . and (n-14) The 'and' here I take to represent the Hebrew word translated 'that' in Jeremiah 31:31 . new (o-19) Kainos . see ch.12.24. regards (p-22) regards (p-29) 'As regards' indicates the object in respect of which the covenant was made.

Verse 11

8:11 themselves, (q-23) I add 'in themselves,' to distinguish the word here, oida (which means consciousness in oneself), from the word translated ' know the Lord,' which is from ginosko , meaning knowledge in general.

Verse 12

8:12 never (a-17) Or 'in no wise.' A double negative, augmenting its force.

Verse 13

8:13 New, (b-5) Kainos . see ch. 12.24.

Bibliographical Information
Darby, John. "Commentary on Hebrews 8". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". 1857-67.