having abolished in His flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments expressed in decrees, that He might make the two one new man in Himself, making peace,
having blotted out the hand-writing in decrees against us, which was contrary to us, and He has taken it out of the midst, nailing it to the cross;
If ye died with Christ from the rudiments of the world, why, as if living in the world, do ye subject yourselves to decrees,
and having put on the new man who is being renewed unto full knowledge, according to the image of Him Who created him;
There exists neither Jew nor Greek, there exists neither bond nor free, there exists neither male nor female; for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
Wherefore, if any one is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, they have become new.
For as many as are of works of law are under a curse; for it has been written, "Cursed is every one who continues not in all the things written in the book of the law, to do them."
from Whom all the body, fitly framed and knit together through every joint of supply, according to the working in due measure of each single part, secures the growth of the body to the upbuilding of itself in love.
And you, being in time past alienated and enemies in your mind in evil works,
Who hath been made Priest, not according to a law of a carnal commandment, but according to the power of an endless life;
In that He saith, "A new covenant," He hath made the first old: but the thing that is becoming old, and is wearing out with age, is near vanishing away.
which, indeed, is a figure for the time present, according to which are offered both gifts and sacrifices, which cannot, as to the conscience, make the worshiper perfect;
There was, therefore, a necessity that the copies of the things in Heaven should be cleansed with these; but the heavenly things themselves, with better sacrifices than these.
For the law, having a shadow of the good things to come, not the very likeness of the things, can never, with the same sacrifices, which they offer year by year continually, perfect those who come to them;
Having, therefore, brethren, boldness for the entrance into the holy places by the blood of Jesus,