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. . Christ--Greek, "THE Christ"; the representative MAN; representing all men, as the first Adam did. Contrasted with the heavenly sanctuary. Questions for Discussion and Thinking Further follow the verse-by-verse International Bible Lesson Commentary. was consecrated ( John 17:17 John 17:19 ) and purified by the shedding of His blood to be the meeting place of God and man. The sprinkling of the tabernacle with blood is added by inspiration here to the account in Exodus 30:25-30 , Exodus 40:9 Exodus 40:10 , which mentions only Moses' anointing the tabernacle and its vessels. Hebrews 8 could also be of interest: Jesus is the real “high priest”, in spiritual conflict with the priests of the temple, of the mosaic law! Man's works before justification, however lifelike they look, are dead, and cannot therefore be accepted before the living God. in Hebrews 9:28 , "shall be seen" by all, and especially believers. Christ's body, the true tabernacle ( 2 Corinthians 5:21 ). is--Greek, "takes place": comes to pass. could not--Greek, "cannot": are not able. Hebrews 9:1-28 . Thus, "the tabernacle" here is the heavens through which He passed "the tabernacle" is also the glorified body of Christ of this building" (not of the mere natural "creation, but of the spiritual and heavenly, the new creation"), the Head of the mystical body, the Church. Besides the goat offered for the people the blood of which was sprinkled before the mercy seat, the high priest led forth a second goat, namely, the scapegoat; over it he confessed the people's sins, putting them on the head of the goat, which was sent as the sin-bearer into the wilderness out of sight, implying that the atonement effected by the goat sin offering (of which the ceremony of the scapegoat is a part, and not distinct from the sin offering) consisted in the transfer of the people's sins on the goat, and their consequent removal out of sight. The testator was represented by the animals slain in the old dispensation. The change is here made to accord with Christ's inauguration of the new testament, or covenant, as recorded in Luke 22:20 , "This cup (is) the new Testament in My blood, which is shed for you": the only Gospel in which the "is" has to be supplied. However, the content of the book, including the frequent references to the Hebrew Scriptures, makes it clear that he was writing to Jewish Christians who were sorely tempted to leave the Christian which is called the holiest of all; which was either typical of Christ, who is called the most Holy, Daniel 9:24 he being so in both natures, divine and human; or of heaven, for the holy places, made with hands, were figures of heaven, Hebrews 9:24 for its holiness, it being the habitation of the holy God, holy angels, and spirits of just men made perfect; and for its invisibility, and the unseen things which faith and … "The time of reformation" ( Hebrews 9:10 ) stands in contrast to this, "the existing time"; though, in reality, "the time of reformation," the New Testament time, was now present and existing. He would have had, and would have often to suffer. be--literally, be borne": "be involved in the case"; be inferred; or else, "be brought forward in court," so as to give effect to the will. Christ has sealed the testament with His blood, of which the Lord's Supper is the sacramental sign. Nothing more destroys the faith of the gospel, than by any means to weaken the direct power of the blood of Christ. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. . . 2. always--twice at the least every day, for the morning and evening care of the lamps, and offering of incense ( Exodus 30:7 Exodus 30:8 ). ark--of shittim wood, that is, acacia. . The ashes were laid by for constant use; so the continually cleansing effects of Christ's blood, once for all shed. If the blood of mere brutes could purify in any, however small a degree, how much more shall inward purification, and complete and eternal salvation, be wrought by the blood of Christ, in whom dwelt all the fulness of the Godhead? To have offered a dead animal to God would have been an insult (compare Malachi 1:8 ); much more for a man not justified by Christ's blood to offer dead works. It is true the heir is ordinarily the successor of him who dies and so ceases to have the possession. and carnal ordinances--One oldest manuscript, Syriac and Coptic, omit "and." Amplified: And, [His completed experience] making Him perfectly [equipped], He became the Author and Source of eternal salvation to all those who give heed and obey Him … It was Christ's offering himself without any sinful stain in his nature or life. table--typifying light and life ( Exodus 25:31-39 ). "Carnal ordinances" stand in apposition to "sacrifices" ( Hebrews 9:9 ). The "called" are the elect "heirs," "partakers of the heavenly calling" ( Hebrews 3:1 ). 4. golden censer--The Greek, must not be translated "altar of incense," for it was not in "the holiest" place "after the second veil," but in "the holy place"; but as in 2 Chronicles 26:19 , and Ezekiel 8:11 , "censer": so Vulgate and Syriac. mercy seat--Greek, "the propitiatory": the golden cover of the ark, on which was sprinkled the blood of the propitiatory sacrifice on the day of atonement; the footstool of Jehovah, the meeting place of Him and His people. 7. once every year--the tenth day of the seventh month. For His blood, offered by Himself, purifies not only outwardly, as the Levitical sacrifices on the day of atonement, but inwardly unto the service of the living God ( Hebrews 9:13 Hebrews 9:14 ). Greek: kai teleiotheis egeneto pasin toi s hupakouousin auto aitios soterias aioniou,. But in this case Christ comes to life again, and is Himself (including all that He hath), in the power of His now endless life, His people's inheritance; in His being Heir ( Hebrews 1:2 ), they are heirs. In this section, 42:1 says "I have put my Spirit upon him" (p. 205). John 1:29 , "Behold the Lamb of God that taketh away the sin (not merely the sins: singular, not plural) of the world." in the person of the mediating victim, and the death of man in the same. It is evident that the sacrifices of Christ are infinitely better than those of the law, which could neither procure pardon for sin, nor impart power against it. a tabernacle--"the tabernacle." Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. But--in contrast to "could not make . 9:8,25; 13:11) and uses it for the inner or second part of the sacred tent called the Holy of Holies (cf. In 1 Kings 6:22 , Hebrew, "the altar" is said to belong to the oracle, or holiest place (compare Exodus 30:6 ). So in the redemption-covenant, the death of Jesus symbolized the death of God (?) errors--Greek, "ignorances": "inadvertent errors." 9. The two, or possibly more, entrances on that one day were regarded as parts of the one whole. God never said that he would be the Father of an *angel. the first--the anterior tabernacle. Note, Christ's prophetical office, as the divine Teacher, was especially exercised during His earthly ministry; His priestly is now from His first to His second coming; His kingly office shall be fully manifested at, and after, His second coming. Chapter 9. All rights reserved. The apostle goes on to speak of the Old Testament services. (6-10) These fulfilled in Christ. This sprinkling of the book is not mentioned in the twenty-fourth chapter of Exodus. Carnal (outward, affecting only the flesh) is opposed to spiritual. being come an, &c.--rather, "having come forward (compare Hebrews 10:7 , a different Greek word, picturesquely presenting Him before us) as High Priest." Through this glorified body He passes into the heavenly holiest place ( Hebrews 9:24 ), the immaterial, unapproachable presence of God, where He intercedes for us. In Matthew 26:28 two other requisites appear: witnesses, the disciples; and a seal, the sacrament of the Lord's Supper, the sign of His blood wherewith the testament is primarily sealed. appear--rather, as Greek, "be seen." in Hebrews 9:28 , "shall be seen" by all, and especially believers. Moses, by the term "covenant," does not mean aught save one concerning giving the heavenly inheritance typified by Canaan after the death of the Testator, which he represented by the sprinkling of blood. 28. INFERIORITY OF THE OLD TO THE NEW COVENANT IN THE MEANS OF ACCESS TO GOD: THE BLOOD OF BULLS AND GOATS OF NO REAL AVAIL: THE BLOOD OF CHRIST ALL-SUFFICIENT TO PURGE AWAY SIN, WHENCE FLOWS OUR HOPE OF HIS APPEARING AGAIN FOR OUR PERFECT SALVATION. As she was slain without the camp, so Christ (compare Hebrews 13:11 , Numbers 19:3 Numbers 19:4 ). put away--abolish; doing away sin's power as well by delivering men from its guilt and penalty, so that it should be powerless to condemn men, as also from its yoke, so that they shall at last sin no more. 19. Hebrews 9. The description of the Ark of the Covenant is something that most people don’t have a clue about as to its significance, what was contained in the ark, and the … Continue reading "Commentary on Hebrews 9:11-14" He, the One, was offered for many; and that once for all (compare Matthew 20:28 ). once--and no more. purge--purify from fear, guilt, alienation from Him, and selfishness, the source of dead works ( Hebrews 9:22 Hebrews 9:23 ). Ceremonial sacrifices released from temporal penalties and ceremonial disqualifications; Christ's sacrifice releases from everlasting penalties ( Hebrews 9:12 ), and moral impurities on the conscience disqualifying from access to God ( Hebrews 9:14 ). made--built and furnished. 9 Then verily the first covenant had also ordinances of divine service, and a worldly sanctuary. The Greek for "not yet" (me po) refers to the mind of the Spirit: the Spirit intimating that men should not think the way was yet opened [TITTMANN]. The eternity and infinitude of His divine Spirit (compare Hebrews 7:16 ) gives eternal ("eternal redemption," Hebrews 9:12 , also compare Hebrews 9:15 ) and infinite merit to His offering, so that not even the infinite justice of God has any exception to take against it. From whom the "reformation" ( Hebrews 9:10 ), or rectification, emanates, which frees from the yoke of carnal ordinances, and which is being realized gradually now, and shall be perfectly in the consummation of "the age (world) to come." once offered--not "often," Hebrews 9:25 ; just as "men," of whom He is the representative Head, are appointed by God once to die. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. which, &c.--"which (tabernacle) is called the holy place," as distinguished from "the Holy of Holies. candlestick . Which--"The which," namely, anterior tabernacle: "as being that which was" [ALFORD]. The greater and more perfect tabernacle not made with hands: Jesus, as our High Priest, ministers in a superior sanctuary – the very throne room of God. holy places made with hands--as was the Holy of Holies in the earthly tabernacle figures--copies "of the true" holiest place, heaven, the original archetype ( Hebrews 8:5 ). Contrast "flesh" with "conscience" ( Hebrews 9:13 Hebrews 9:14 ). Hebrews 5:9 And having been made perfect, He became to all those who obey Him the source of eternal salvation (NASB: Lockman). . The apostle, having declared the Old-Testament dispensation antiquated and vanishing away, proceeds to let the Hebrews see the correspondence there was between the Old Testament and the New; and that whatever was excellent in the Old was typical and representative of the New, which therefore must as far excel the Old as the substance does the shadow. In the old dispensation the condition to be fulfilled on the people's part is implied in the words, Exodus 24:8 , "(Lord made with you) concerning all these words." after this the judgment--namely, at Christ's appearing, to which, in Hebrews 9:28 , "judgment" in this verse is parallel. JOSEPHUS calls the outer, divided into two parts, "a secular and common place," answering to "the earth and sea"; and the inner holiest place, the third part, appropriated to God and not accessible to men. In his commentary on Hebrews in the New International Commentary Series, F. F. Bruce makes an interesting comment that the concept of Spirit is an allusion to the sections of Isaiah containing the "servant Songs" (chapters 40-54). by--"through," as the means of His entrance; the key unlocking the heavenly Holy of Holies to Him. Hebrews: Bible Study and Commentary. 9 Now even the first covenant had regulations for worship and m an earthly place of holiness. after--behind; within. . ordinances--of divine right and institution. While it (the first tabernacle, and that which represents the Levitical system) as yet "has a standing" (so the Greek, that is, "has continuance": "lasts"), the way to heaven (the antitypical "holiest place") is not yet made manifest (compare Hebrews 10:19 Hebrews 10:20 ). purifying--Greek, "purity." The Greek negative, "ou po," would deny the fact objectively; "me po" denies the thing subjectively. Proud member concur here: (1) a testator; (2) heirs; (3) goods; (4) the death of the testator; (5) the fact of the death brought forward in court. Then verily--Greek, "Accordingly then." imposed--as a burden ( Acts 15:10 Acts 15:28 ) continually pressing heavy. The Hyssopus officinalis grows on walls, with small lancet-formed woolly leaves, an inch long, with blue and white flowers, and a knotty stalk about a foot high. . Heb. The animals offered had no spirit or will to consent in the act of sacrifice; they were offered according to the law; they had a life neither enduring, nor of any intrinsic efficacy. service--worship. God designed the earthly tabernacle as a picture of Christ (9:1-5). . Verses 11-13 describe their immature state; verse 14 shows them what they should be; and 6:1-3 tells them how to get there. "In," however, may be used here (as the corresponding Hebrew word) as to things attached to the ark as appendages, as the book of the law was put "in the side of the ark," and so the golden jewels offered by the Philistines ( 1 Samuel 6:8 ). Thus was the Lord Jesus Christ, all and in all, from the beginning. Thus it was that the Holy Spirit, who inspired these words, prepared the minds of the Jewish disciples for the disappearance of their venerated religious system, which came to pass within a … Not, "after this comes the heavenly glory." Christ--The Messiah, of whom all the prophets foretold; not "Jesus" here. See ALFORD'S excellent Note. He virtually supposes (without specifying) the existence of the "altar of incense" in the anterior holy place, by mentioning the golden censer filled with incense from it: the incense answers to the prayers of the saints; and the altar though outside the holiest place, is connected with it (standing close by the second veil, directly before the ark of the covenant), even as we find an antitypical altar in heaven. 20. The "first testament" thus includes the whole period from Adam to Christ, and not merely that of the covenant with Israel, which was a concentrated representation of the covenant made with (or the first testament given to) mankind by sacrifice, down from the fall to redemption. without sin--apart from, separate from, sin. ashes of an heifer--( Numbers 19:16-18 ). This is obviously a place greater than anything human handscould make. What gave such power to the blood of Christ? They can only reach as far as the outward flesh (compare "carnal ordinances," Hebrews 9:10 Hebrews 9:13 Hebrews 9:14 ). The Holy Ghost further signified and showed that the Old Testament sacrifices only freed the outward man from ceremonial uncleanness, and fitted him for some outward privileges. The purification of the flesh (the mere outward man) was by "sprinkling"; the washing followed by inseparable connection ( Numbers 19:19 ). without--Greek, "apart from." It was the center of Jewish worship under the old covenant. 23. patterns--"the suggestive representations"; the typical copies things in the heavens--the heavenly tabernacle and the things therein. These could not take away the defilement or dominion of sin. "Where the disposition, or arrangement, is ratified by the blood of another, namely, of animals, which cannot make a covenant, much less make a testament, it is not strictly a testament, where it is ratified by the death of him that makes the arrangement, it is strictly, Greek 'diathece,' Hebrew 'berith,' taken in a wider sense, a testament" [BENGEL]; thus, in Hebrews 9:18 , referring to the old dispensation, we may translate, "the first (covenant)": or better, retain "the first (testament)," not that the old dispensation, regarded by itself, is a testament, but it is so when regarded as the typical representative of the new, which is strictly a Testament. Argument from the less to the greater. 2 For there was a tabernacle made; the first, wherein was the candlestick, and the table, and the shewbread; which is called the sanctuary. "Our sins were laid on Him. 13. if--as we know is the case; so the Greek indicative means. THOLUCK explains, as elsewhere, "covenant . Paul, by inspiration, supplies the particular specified here, not in Exodus 24:7 . In the outer holy place: so the Eucharist continues until our entrance into the heavenly Holy of Holies ( 1 Corinthians 11:26 ). His death is the inaugurating act of the new covenant, and of the heavenly sanctuary ( Hebrews 9:15-23 ). the holiest of all--heaven, the antitype. Christ, having undertaken to be our High Priest, could not enter into heaven till he had shed his blood for us; and none of us can enter, either into God's gracious presence here, or his glorious presence hereafter, but by the blood of Jesus. English Version has confounded three distinct Greek verbs, by translating all alike, Hebrews 9:24 Hebrews 9:26 Hebrews 9:28 , "appear." The candlestick consisted of a shaft and six branches of gold, seven in all, the bowls made like almonds, with a knop and a flower in one branch. Exodus 24:8 , "Behold the blood of the covenant, which the Lord has made with you concerning all these words." 10:1 The law is only a shadow of the good things that are coming --not the realities themselves. Jesus, our chief priest. The sprinkling of the roll (so the Greek for "book") of the covenant, or testament, as well as of the people, implies that neither can the law be fulfilled, nor the people be purged from their sins, save by the sprinkling of the blood of Christ ( 1 Peter 1:2 ). The solemn transactions between God and man, are sometimes called a covenant, here a testament, which is a willing deed of a person, bestowing legacies on such persons as are described, and it only takes effect upon his death. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. stood--consisted in [ALFORD]; or, "have attached to them" only things which appertain to the use of foods, &c. The rites of meats, &c., go side by side with the sacrifices [THOLUCK and WAHL]; compare Colossians 2:16 . The water of separation, made of the ashes of the red heifer, was the provision for removing ceremonial defilement whenever incurred by contact with the dead. as pertaining to the conscience--"in respect to the (moral-religious) consciousness." 5. over it--over "the ark of the covenant." Hebrews 9 Commentary (1) “THEN VERILY THE FIRST COV­ENANT HAD ALSO ORDINANCES OF DIVINE SERVICE, AND A WORLDLY SANCTUARY.” The exegesis is: 1. Christ's atonement had the effect also of casting Satan out of heaven ( Luke 10:18 , John 12:31 , compare Hebrews 2:14 ). . However, the content of the book, including the frequent references to the Hebrew Scriptures, makes it clear … Before the inheritance by the New Testament (for here the idea of the "INHERITANCE," following as the result of Christ's "death," being introduced, requires the Greek to be translated "testament," as it was before covenant) could come in, there must be redemption of (that is, deliverance from the penalties incurred by) the transgressions committed under the first testament, for the propitiatory sacrifices under the first testament reached only as far as removing outward ceremonial defilement. No longer in the alien "form of a servant," but in His own proper glory. (11-22) The necessity, superior dignity, and power of his priesthood and sacrifice. Christ, having undertaken to be our High Priest, could not enter into heaven till he had shed his blood for us; and none of us can enter, either into God's gracious presence here, or his glorious presence hereafter, but by the blood of Jesus. The first is that the entire sacrificial system, the Aaronic priesthood, and the Tabernacle system of worship were only copies of a spiritual reality. the flesh--Their effect in themselves extended no further. PROOF OF AND ENLARGEMENT ON, THE "ETERNAL REDEMPTION" MENTIONED IN Hebrews 9:12 . . In its first room were the lampstand(C)and the table(D)with its consecrated bread;(E)this was called the Holy Place. 11. Hence BENGEL translates, "And (having taken) the book itself (so Exodus 24:7 ), he both sprinkled all the people, and ( Hebrews 9:21 ) moreover sprinkled the tabernacle." Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise), Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (complete), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. 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