At Rama, the headquarters of Nebuzar-adan, whither the captives of Jerusalem had been led, Jeremiah uttered this prophecy of Israel's restoration under another David, whereby Rachel, wailing for her lost children, shall be comforted; literally in part fulfilled at the restoration under Zerubbabel, and more fully to be hereafter at Israel's return to their own land; spiritually fulfilled in the Gospel covenant, whereby God forgives absolutely His people's sins, and writes His law by His Spirit on the hearts of believers, the true Israel. Proud member And, III. 8 1 Now the main point of what we are saying is this: We do have such a high priest, who sat down at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven, 2 and who serves in the sanctuary, the true tabernacle set up by the Lord, not by a mere human being. Same reasoning as in Hebrews 7:11 . Both covenants cannot exist side by side. He sets before them the necessary parts of the priestly office, Hebrews 8:3-5. Hebrews 8 Resources - Multiple Sermons and Commentaries For (hoti) is a term of explanation - What is the writer explaining? The old covenant would have anticipated all man's wants, so as to give no occasion for seeking something more perfectly adequate. For--assigning his reason for calling him "minister of the sanctuary" ( Hebrews 8:2 ). This is the covenant - Now the good news of the new covenant of grace. Hebrews 8 Commentary : New Covenant: Laws written on the Heart Video Bible Study Part 1 - Duration: 13:39. It is implied hereby, the Gospel is founded on the law, in the spirit and essence of the latter. Israel . "The teaching is not hard and forced, because grace renders all teachable; for it is not the ministry of the letter, but of the spirit ( 2 Corinthians 3:6 ). Werner Bible Commentary "For freedom Christ has freed us" â Galatians 5:1 Home » Bible Commentaries » Hebrews Hebrews 8:1-13 Submitted by admin on Sat, 2010-06-12 09:34. See--Take heed, accurately observing the pattern, that so thou mayest make, &c. saith he--God. the sanctuary--Greek, "the holy places"; the Holy of Holies. I will put--literally, "(I) giving." Second of the "better promises" ( Hebrews 8:6 ). Paul's translation here is supported by the Septuagint, Syriac, and GESENIUS, and accords with the kindred Arabic. Hebrews 8 Commentary, this 12 volume, chapter by chapter commentary of 4,800 sermon outlines and 24,000 homiletic references Verse 1-2 Hebrews 8:1-2 The True Tabernacle. pitched--Greek, "fixed" firmly. 8 Now the point in what we are saying is this: we have such a high priest, u one who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven, 2 a minister in the holy places, in v the true tent 1 that the Lord w set up, not . As chapter 2 develops mind--their intelligent faculty. The Greek for (Kaine) New (Testament) implies that it is of a different kind and supersedes the old: not merely recent (Greek, "nea"). Lesson 8: Why Jesus Became a Man (Hebrews 2:16-18) Lesson 9: To Endure, Consider Jesus (Hebrews 3:1-6) Lesson 10: A Warning Against Hardness of Heart (Hebrews 3:7-11) Sin being abolished, sinners obtain grace. Implying that Christ's priestly office is exercised in heaven, not in earth; in the power of His resurrection life, not of His earthly life. CONTEXTUAL INSIGHTS: HEBREWS 8:1-13 A. All worldly vanities, outward privileges, or mere notions of religion, will soon vanish away, and leave those who trust in them miserable for ever. As both shared the exile, so both shall share the literal and spiritual restoration. This is the last of four consecutive weeks that Hebrews has provided the second reading. From the time of God's mention of a NEW covenant (since God's words are all realities) the first covenant might be regarded as ever dwindling away, until its complete abolition on the actual introduction of the Gospel. p. 172; Kühner, II. Judah--Therefore, the ten tribes, as well as Judah, share in the new covenant. Notice the freeness of this pardon; its fulness; its fixedness. They are united in the spiritual Israel, the elect Church, now: they shall be so in the literal restored kingdom of Israel to come. The Levitical high priests, even when they entered the Holiest Place once a year, only STOOD for a brief space before the symbol of God's throne; but Jesus SITS on the throne of the Divine Majesty in the heaven itself, and this for ever ( Hebrews 10:11 Hebrews 10:12 ). I regarded them not--English Version, Jeremiah 31:32 , translates, "Although I was an husband unto them." In all obedience and worship, we should keep close to God's word, which is the only and perfect standard. He is explaining why the priesthood of Jesus is superior to the priesthood associated with the Old Covenant. the pattern--an accurate representation, presented in vision to Moses, of the heavenly real sanctuary. Verse 3 Every high priest is ordained - ÎÎ±Î¸Î¹ÏÏÎ±ÏÎ±Î¹, Is set apart, for this especial work. Compare on the phrase "place . Commentary on Hebrews 8:1-6 (Read Hebrews 8:1-6) The substance, or summary, of what had been declared was, that Christians had such a High Priest as they needed. The psalm is an epithalamium, a wedding-song.But even by Rabbins like Aben Esra, Kimchi, and others, it is Messianically interpreted. . The new covenant enables us to obey by the Spirit's inward impulse producing love because of the forgiveness of our sins. This progressive advance of the significance of the Old Testament institutions, &c., says THOLUCK, shows the transparency and prophetic character which runs throughout the whole. Oh that this promise might be fulfilled in our days, that the hand of God may be with his ministers so that great numbers may believe, and be turned to the Lord! But as in Hebrews 13:10 , "serve the tabernacle," that is, do it service: so "serve (the tabernacle which is but) the outline and shadow." 8. finding fault with them--the people of the old covenant, who were not made "faultless" by it ( Hebrews 8:7 ); and whose disregard of God's covenant made Him to "regard them not" ( Hebrews 8:9 ). by how much--in proportion as. The substance, or summary, of what had been declared was, that Christians had such a High Priest as they needed. A plentiful outpouring of the Spirit of God will make the ministration of the gospel so effectual, that there shall be a mighty increase and spreading of Christian knowledge in persons of all sorts. old--"hath (at the time of speaking the prophecy) antiquated the first covenant." The excellence of Christ's priesthood above that of Aaron is shown. Under the old covenant, the priest's lips were to keep knowledge, and at his mouth the people were to seek the law: under the new covenant, the Holy Spirit teaches every believer. Study the bible online using commentary on Hebrews 8 and more! somewhat--He does not offer again His once for all completed sacrifice. "The messenger (angel) of the covenant." St-Takla.org > bible > commentary > en > nt > matthew-henry > hebrews Contact St-Takla.org website You can contact us through this form, or directly through mobile/WhatsApp: 002 â¦ Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. All Rights Reserved. Not on tables of stone as the law ( 2 Corinthians 3:3 ). This is the first of the "better promises" ( Hebrews 8:6 ). On the way to that perfect state every man should teach his neighbor. his neighbour--So Vulgate reads; but the oldest manuscripts have "his (fellow) citizen." Thus the earthly tabernacle was copy of a copy; but the latter accurately representing the grand archetypical original in heaven ( Exodus 25:40 ). This section runs from 5:11-10:18 with a parenthesis of warning from 5:12-6:20. Zechariah 12:8 , "He that is feeble among them shall be as David." B. This is the foundation of the covenant; and when this is laid, duty will be done wisely, sincerely, readily, easily, resolutely, constantly, and with comfort. I conceive that the denial here of Christ's priesthood on earth does not extend to the sacrifice on the cross which He offered as a priest on earth; but applies only to the crowning work of His priesthood, the bringing of the blood into the Holy of Holies, which He could not have done in the earthly Holy of Holies, as not being an Aaronic priest. Here the heavenly sanctuary is meant. If on earth, He would not be a priest in the sense of the law of Moses ("according to the law" is emphatic). Through His glorified body as the tabernacle, Christ passes into the heavenly "Holy of Holies," the immediate immaterial presence of God, where He intercedes for us. "Like a physician who prescribes a certain diet to a patient, and then when the patient is beginning to recover, changes the diet, permitting what he had before forbidden; or as a teacher gives his pupil an elementary lesson at first; preparatory to leading him to a higher stage": so Rabbi Albo in his Ikkarim. Hebrews 1:8.The nominative á½ Î¸ÎµÏÏ is taken by our author in the sense of the vocative (comp. In Hebrews, the author shows how ... Watch our overview video on the book of Hebrews, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. Therefore, His sacerdotal "ministry" must be "in the heavens," not on earth ( Hebrews 8:1 ). And, I. His body. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. they shall not--"they shall not have to teach" [ALFORD]. The law was (1) a typical picture, tracing out the features of the glorious Gospel to be revealed; (2) it had a delegated virtue from the Gospel, which ceased, therefore, when the Gospel came. A month ago this Hebrew âmini-seriesâ began with the famous definition of faith found at 11:1: âFaith is the assurance [or substance] of things hoped for, the conviction [or proof] of things not seen.â The great Chapter 11 and its â¦ Continue reading "Commentary on Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16" Compare Hosea 3:4 Hosea 3:5 . (7-13). We must not dare to approach God, or to present any thing to him, but in and through Christ, depending upon his merits and mediation; for we are accepted only in the Beloved. . . 8:1-2). The forgiveness of sins is, and will be, the root of this new state of inward grace and knowledge of the Lord. CHRIST, THE HIGH PRIEST IN THE TRUE SANCTUARY, SUPERSEDING THE LEVITICAL PRIESTHOOD; THE NEW RENDERS OBSOLETE THE OLD COVENANT. Jesus Himself teaches us about our vital need of Him in John 15:4-6. The body was burnt without the gate; but the sanctification was effected by the presentation of the blood within the sanctuary by the high priest. Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise), Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (complete), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. All rights reserved. and their iniquities--not found in Vulgate, Syriac, Coptic, and one oldest Greek manuscript; but most oldest manuscripts have the words (compare Hebrews 10:17 ). if, &c.--"if He were on earth, He would not even (so the Greek) be a priest" (compare Hebrews 7:13 Hebrews 7:14 ); therefore, certainly, He could not exercise the high priestly function in the earthly Holy of Holies. "The chief point in (or, 'in the case'; so the Greek, Hebrews 9:10 Hebrews 9:15 Hebrews 9:17 ) the things which we are speaking," literally, "which are being spoken." Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Hebrews 8:8 The word "new" is translated from the Greek word kaine. He sums up what he had already said, Hebrews 8:1,2. © 2020 Christianity.com. Greek "alethinos" (used here) is opposed to that which does not fulfil its idea, as for instance, a type; "alethes," to that which is untrue and unreal, as a lie. I will be merciful--Greek, "propitious"; the Hebrew, "salach," is always used of God only in relation to men. Hebrews: New Testament Commentary Series, by Ray C. Stedman 7 In speaking of the angels he says, "He makes his angels winds, his servants flames of fire." should no place have been sought--as it has to be now; and as it is sought in the prophecy ( Hebrews 8:8-11 ). II. write--Greek, "inscribe." 1. The law is not in itself blamed, but the people who had not observed it. Not that the mutual teaching of brethren is excluded while the covenant is being promulgated; but when once the Holy Spirit shall have fully taught all the remission of their sins and inward sanctification, then there shall be no further' need of man teaching his fellow man. Hebrews 8 commentary 1. That "blood of sprinkling" is in heaven. The Hebrews regarded not God, so God, in righteous retribution, regarded them not. The promises of all spiritual blessings, and of eternal life, revealed in the gospel, and made sure through Christ, are of infinitely greater value. The law in its morality was blameless (Greek, "amomos"); but in saving us it was defective, and so not faultless (Greek, "amemptos"). upon--resting upon. Let us search whether we are taught by the Holy Spirit to know Christ, so as uprightly to love, fear, trust, and obey him. Hebrews 1:8-9 derived from Psalm 45:7-8 (6, 7). The second, that of the pedagogical pupilage, began at the exodus from Egypt. A suitable expression as to the new covenant, which perfected what the old could not (compare end of Hebrews 8:9 , with end of Hebrews 8:10 ). mediator--coming between us and God, to carry into effect God's covenant with us. established--Greek, "enacted as a law." The believer's firmness does not depend on the authority of human teachers. God Himself teaches" [BENGEL]. 8 By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, A key theme of the book of Hebrews, in fact, is the idea that God's plan does not change. But the covenant here referred to, was that made with Israel as a nation, securing temporal benefits to them. This pardoning mercy is connected with all other spiritual mercies: unpardoned sin hinders mercy, and pulls down judgments; but the pardon of sin prevents judgment, and opens a wide door to all spiritual blessings. 10. make with--Greek, "make unto." 1. the sum--rather, "the principal point"; for the participle is present, not past, which would be required if the meaning were "the sum." tabernacle--( Hebrews 9:11 ). And is thence made effectual to sprinkle believers as the end of their election ( 1 Peter 1:2 ). Instead, it was always God's intent to replace the old covenant (Hebrews 8:6â8). make--Greek, "perfect"; "consummate." John 1:14 , "Word . On "continued not in my covenant," Schelling observes: The law was in fact the mere ideal of a religious constitution: in practice, the Jews were throughout, before the captivity, more or less polytheists, except in the time of David, and the first years of Solomon (the type of Messiah's reign). So Romans 3:27 , "law of faith"; and Romans 8:2 , 9:31 , apply "law" to the Gospel covenant. For, &c.--the third of "the better promises" ( Hebrews 8:6 ). The measure of alethes is reality; that of alethinos, ideality. serve unto the example--not "after the example," as BENGEL explains. 4. . Compare Jeremiah 7:21 Jeremiah 7:22 , which shows that God's original design in the old covenant ritual system was, that it should be pedagogical, as a schoolmaster leading and preparing men for Christ. HEBREWS 8 COMME TARY EDITED BY GLE PEASE The High Priest of a ew Covenant 1 ow the main point of what we are saying is this: We do have such a high priest, who sat down at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven, BAR ES, "Now of the things which we have spoken - Or, âof the things of which we are speakingâ (Stuart); or as we should say, âof â¦ made with--rather as Greek, "made to": the Israelites being only recipients, not coagents [ALFORD] with God. sought," Hebrews 12:17 . such--so transcendently pre-eminent, namely in this respect, that "He is set on the right hand of," &c. Infinitely above all other priests in this one grand respect, He exercises His priesthood IN HEAVEN, not in the earthly "holiest place" ( Hebrews 10:12 ). of NIV Application Commentary: Hebrews [Hardcover] by Guthrie, George H. by George H. Guthrie Hardcover $28.97 Only 8 left in stock (more on the way). The Epistle to the Hebrews explains that Jesus serves as high priest in the real sanctuary. Hebrews 1:8 Parallel Verses [ See commentary ]Hebrews 1:8, NIV: "But about the Son he says, 'Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever; a scepter of justice will be the scepter of your kingdom. admonished--The Greek especially applies to divine responses and commands. seeing that, &c.--"since there are" already, and exist now (the temple service not yet being set aside, as it was on the destruction of Jerusalem), "those (the oldest manuscripts omit 'priests') who offer the (appointed) gifts according to (the) law." dwelt among us," Greek, "tabernacled." Behold, the days come--the frequent formula introducing a Messianic prophecy. Hebrews: Bible Study and Commentary Jesus, our chief priest A Bible Study in EasyEnglish (2800 word vocabulary) on the Book of Hebrews Keith Simons EasyEnglish is a system of simple English designed by Wycliffe Associates more excellent ministry--than any earthly ministry. Using Old Testament Scripture, the writer showed how the new covenant is not about God changing His mind, or His nature. "This prophecy forms the third part of the third trilogy of the three great trilogies into which Jeremiah's prophecies may be divided: Jeremiah 21-25, against the shepherds of the people; Jeremiah 26-29, against the false prophets; Jeremiah 30 and 31, the book of restoration" [DELITZSCH in ALFORD]. 3 Every high priest is appointed to offer both gifts and sacrifices, and so it was necessary for this one also to have something to offer. Aaronâs priesthood and the ceremonies in the tabernacle and in the temple inreality. "The mount" answers to heaven, Hebrews 12:22 . that which decayeth--Greek, "that which is being antiquated," namely, at the time when Jeremiah spake. (1-6) The great excellence of the new covenant above the former. The superior excellence of the priesthood of Christ, above that of Aaron, is shown from that covenant of grace, of which Christ was Mediator. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. CHAPTER 8 Heavenly Priesthood of Jesus. 6. now--not time; but "as it is." Hebrews 8:1 Now the main point in what has been said is this: we have such a high priest, who has taken His seat at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens (NASB: Lockman) Greek: Kephalaion de epi tois legomenois, toiouton echomen archierea, os ekathisen en dexia tou thronou tes megalosunes en tois ouranois, (1-2) A summary of points previously made regarding Jesus as â¦ This is part of a unified context related to the reader's need for maturity. He took upon himself human nature, appeared on earth I. I took them by the hand--as a father takes his child by the hand to support and guide his steps. This is interesting because, while it does mean "new" in terms of time, the emphasis in the use of the word, when compared to something of the same kind, in this case, covenants, is on quality - not time. brother--a closer and more endearing relation than fellow citizen. "There are three periods: (1) that of the promise; (2) that of the pedagogical instruction; (3) that of fulfilment" [BENGEL]. For in Paul's time, according to his view, the new had absolutely set aside the old covenant. Enduring Word Bible Commentary Hebrews Chapter 8 Hebrews 8 â A New, Better Covenant A. Jesus, our heavenly priest. He took upon himself human nature, appeared on earth, and there gave himself as a sacrifice to God for the sins of his people. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. 4 If he were on earth, â¦ Much of the book of Hebrews is, according to chapter 8, focused on Jesus Christ's qualifications for fulfilling His responsibilities within the spiritual process that God has instituted under the New Covenant. Next, in the inward Gospel kingdom. faultless--perfect in all its parts, so as not to be found fault with as wanting anything which ought to be there: answering all the purposes of a law. better promises--enumerated Hebrews 8:10 Hebrews 8:11 . Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 8:7-13 The superior excellence of the priesthood of Christ, above that of Aaron, is shown from that covenant of grace, of which Christ was Mediator. Christ is the substance and end of the law of righteousness. In alethes the idea corresponds to the thing; in alethinos, the thing to the idea [KALMIS in ALFORD]. 13. he--God. Therefore, Christ, as a priest, has His blood as His oblation to offer before God. The law is not in itself blamed, but the people who had not observed it. If a man be a priest, he must have some gift in his hands to offer. 2. minister--The Greek term implies priestly ministry in the temple. and I will be to them a God, &c.--fulfilled first in the outward kingdom of God. 12. in, &c.--rather, "ON their hearts." not man--as Moses ( Hebrews 8:5 ). In this chapter the apostle pursues his former subject, the priesthood of Christ. from the least to the greatest--Greek, "from the little one to the great one." Hebrews 8:1-13 . to make--"perfectly": so the Greek. * 1 The main point of what has been said is this: we have such a high priest, who has taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven, a 2 a minister of the sanctuary * and of the true tabernacle that the Lord, not man, set up. "Hebrews 1:8, ESV: "But of the Son he says, âYour throne, O God, is forever and ever, the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom." set up by the Lord, not by manâ (ch. Salem Media Group. he saith--( Jeremiah 31:31-34 ; compare Ezekiel 11:19 , 36:25-27 ). For--The oldest manuscripts read, "accordingly then." But as the high priest did not enter the Holy Place without blood, so Christ has entered the heavenly Holy Place with His own blood. 9. Compare 1 Thessalonians 4:9 , 5:1 , an earnest of that perfect state to come. made . which--Greek, "one which" [ALFORD]: inasmuch as being one which. This tabernacle answers to the heavenly Jerusalem, where God's visible presence is to be manifested to His perfected saints and angels, who are united in Christ the Head; in contradistinction to His personal invisible presence in the Holy of Holies unapproachable save to Christ. Hebrews 8 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is one of the most respected interdenominational commentaries ever written. Hebrews Chapter 8 of the Jimmy Swaggart Bible Commentary HEBREWS CHAPTER 8: (1) âNOW OF THE THINGS WHICH WE HAVE SPOKEN THIS IS THE SUM: WE HAVE SUCH AN HIGH PRIEST, WHO IS SET ON THE RIGHT HAND OF THE THRONE OF THE MAJESTY IN THE HEAVENS;â The composition is: 1. e.g. Whereas, by the blood of Christ, a full remission of sins was provided, so that God would remember them no more. Reading Hebrews & James: A Literary and Theological Commentary RtNT 2013 Hebrews LBC 2013 Mills, Watson E.; Wilson, Richard F. General Epistles and Revelation: Volume 8 MCB 2000 McWilliams, David B. Hebrews LCEC . Mark how verbal inspiration is proved in Paul's argument turning wholly on the one word "NEW" (covenant), occurring but once in the Old Testament. 5. Who--namely, the priests. Thirdly, in the kingdom at once outward and inward, the spiritual being manifested outwardly ( Revelation 21:3 ). Let us bless God that we have a High Priest that suits our helpless condition. . The New Testament is shorter than the Old Testament, because, instead of the details of an outward letter law, it gives the all-embracing principles of the spiritual law written on the conscience, leading one to spontaneous instinctive obedience in outward details. The place (the heavenly Holy of Holies) was as essential to the atonement being made as the oblation (the blood). Read Hebrews 8 commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). Colossians 3:18 ff. Sermons 1,468 views 13:39 End Times: Book of â¦ 3. (A) 8 But God found fault with the people and said [ a ] : âThe days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will make a new covenant (B) with the people of Israel None save the Lord can teach effectually, "know the Lord.". Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Compare a similar progression as to the priesthood (1) Exodus 19:6 ; (2) 1 Peter 2:5 ; (3) Isaiah 61:6 , Revelation 1:6 . . "If His priesthood terminated on the earth, He would not even be a priest at all" [BENGEL]. ; Luke 8:54; Winer, Gramm., 7 Aufl. The law not only made all subject to it, liable to be condemned for the guilt of sin, but also was unable to remove that guilt, and clear the conscience from the sense and terror of it. the true--the archetypal and antitypical, as contrasted with the typical and symbolical ( Hebrews 9:24 ). Israel--comprising the before disunited ( Hebrews 8:8 ) ten tribes' kingdom, and that of Judah. The term "consecrate" as a priest, is literally, to fill the hand, implying that an offering is given into the hands of the priest, which it is his duty to present to God. God once wrote his laws to his people, now he will write his laws in them; he will give them understanding to know and to believe his laws; he will give them memories to retain them; he will give them hearts to love them, courage to profess them, and power to put them in practice. It is for . 7. . COMMENTARY ON HEBREWS 110 (b) It is a divinely appointed session, v. 2. âA minister/religious servant or officer [leitourgÒj, leitourgos] of the sanctuary/saints/holy things4 and of/within the true tabernacle [skhn», sk¯en¯e The Greek for "example" is here taken for the sketch, copy, or suggestive representation of the heavenly sanctuary, which is the antitypical reality and primary archetype. Not according to, &c.--very different from, and far superior to, the old covenant, which only "worked wrath" ( Romans 4:15 ) through man's "not regarding" it. The pardon of sin will always be found to accompany the true knowledge of God. 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