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Bible Commentaries

Scofield's Reference Notes

Hebrews 10

Verse 5


Cf Psalms 40:6 the rule, applicable to all modifications of the modifications of the form of quotations in the N.T. from the O.T. writings, is that the divine Author of both Testaments is perfectly free, in using an earlier statement, to recast the mere literary form of it. the variant form will be found invariably to give the deeper meaning of the earlier statement.

Verse 16


Jehovah, Hebrews 10:16; Hebrews 10:17; Jeremiah 31:33; Jeremiah 31:34.

Verse 17

sins Sin.

(See Scofield " :-") .

Verse 18


Sacrifice, Summary"

(1) The first intimation of sacrifice is Genesis 3:21 the "coats of skins" having obviously come from slain animals. The first clear instance of sacrifice is Genesis 4:4 explained in Hebrews 11:4. Abel's righteousness was the result of his sacrifice, not of his character.

(2) Before the giving of the law the head of the family was the family priest. By the law an order of priests was established who alone could offer sacrifices. Those sacrifices were "shadows," types, expressing variously the guilt and need of the offerer in reference to God, and all pointing to Christ and fulfilled in Him.

(3) As foreshadowed by the types and explained by the N.T., the sacrifice of Christ is

penal Galatians 3:13; 2 Corinthians 5:21

substitutional Leviticus 1:4; Isaiah 53:5; Isaiah 53:6; 2 Corinthians 5:21; 1 Peter 2:24

voluntary Genesis 22:9; John 10:18

redemptive Galatians 3:13; Ephesians 1:7; 1 Corinthians 6:20

propitiatory Romans 3:25

reconciling 2 Corinthians 5:18; 2 Corinthians 5:19; Colossians 1:21; Colossians 1:22

efficacious John 12:32; John 12:33; Romans 5:9; Romans 5:10; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Ephesians 2:13; Hebrews 9:11; Hebrews 9:12; Hebrews 9:26; Hebrews 10:10-58.10.17; 1 John 1:7; Revelation 1:5

and revelatory John 3:16; 1 John 4:9; 1 John 4:10.

sin Sin. (See Scofield "1 John 4:10- :") .

Verse 29

Spirit of grace

Grace (in salvation). 1 Peter 1:10; 1 Peter 1:13; Romans 3:24

(See Scofield "Romans 3:24- :") .

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Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Hebrews 10". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 1917.