Having put an end to the handwriting of the law which was against us, taking it out of the way by nailing it to his cross;
So then, let your hearts be changed and be turned to God, so that your sins may be completely taken away, and times of blessing may come from the Lord;
If you were made free, by your death with Christ, from the rules of the world, why do you put yourselves under the authority of orders
And the priest will put these curses in a book, washing out the writing with the bitter water;
Let not their wrongdoing be covered or their sin washed away from before you: for they have made you angry before the builders.
Then on the thirteenth day of the first month, the king's scribes were sent for, and they put in writing Haman's orders to all the king's captains and the rulers of every division of his kingdom and the chiefs of every people: for every division of the kingdom in the writing commonly used there, and to every people in the language which was theirs; it was signed in the name of King Ahasuerus and stamped with the king's ring.
So now send a letter about the Jews, writing whatever seems good to you, in the king's name, and stamping it with the king's ring: for a writing signed in the king's name and stamped with the king's ring may not be changed.
Let your face be turned from my wrongdoing, and take away all my sins.
I, even I, am he who takes away your sins; and I will no longer keep your evil doings in mind.
I have put your evil doings out of my mind like a thick cloud, and your sins like a mist: come back to me; for I have taken up your cause.
And I will say, Make it high, make it high, get ready the way, take the stones out of the way of my people.
The king, crying out with a loud voice, said that the users of secret arts, the Chaldaeans, and the readers of signs, were to be sent for. The king made answer and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whoever is able to make out this writing, and make clear to me the sense of it, will be clothed in purple and have a chain of gold round his neck, and will be a ruler of high authority in the kingdom.
They were upright in the eyes of God, keeping all the rules and orders of God, and doing no wrong.
But I say that as long as the son is a child, he is in no way different from a servant, though he is lord of all;
For he is our peace, who has made the two into one, and by whom the middle wall of division has been broken down,
For the secret of evil is even now at work: but there is one who is keeping back the evil till he is taken out of the way.
So the law which went before is put on one side, because it was feeble and without profit.
When he says, A new agreement, he has made the first agreement old. But anything which is getting old and past use will not be seen much longer.
And this is an image of the present time; when the offerings which are given are not able to make the heart of the worshipper completely clean,
After saying, You had no desire for offerings, for burned offerings or offerings for sin (which are made by the law) and you had no pleasure in them,
He took our sins on himself, giving his body to be nailed on the tree, so that we, being dead to sin, might have a new life in righteousness, and by his wounds we have been made well.