Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins.

New American Standard Bible

For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins.

King James Version

For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins.

Holman Bible

For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins.

International Standard Version

for it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins.

American Standard Version

For it is impossible that the blood of bulls and goats should take away sins.

Amplified

for it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins.

An Understandable Version

because it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins.

Anderson New Testament

For it is impossible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins.

Bible in Basic English

Because it is not possible for the blood of oxen and goats to take away sins.

Common New Testament

For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins.

Daniel Mace New Testament

And indeed it is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats, should take away the guilt of sin.

Darby Translation

For blood of bulls and goats is incapable of taking away sins.

Godbey New Testament

for it is impossible that the blood of bulls and goats should take away sins.

Goodspeed New Testament

for bulls' and goats' blood is powerless to remove sin.

John Wesley New Testament

For it is impossible, that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins.

Julia Smith Translation

For the blood of bulls and he-goats cannot take away sins.

King James 2000

For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For [it is] impossible [for] the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins.

Modern King James verseion

For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For it is impossible that the blood of oxen, and of goats should take away sins.

Moffatt New Testament

(for the blood of bulls and goats cannot possibly remove sins!).

Montgomery New Testament

For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sin.

NET Bible

For the blood of bulls and goats cannot take away sins.

New Heart English Bible

For it is impossible that the blood of bulls and goats should take away sins.

Noyes New Testament

For it is impossible that the blood of bulls and goats should take away sins.

Sawyer New Testament

for it is impossible that the blood of bulls and goats should take away sins.

The Emphasized Bible

For it is impossible for blood of bulls and goats to be taking away sins.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For it is impossible that the blood of bulls and goats should take away sin.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For the blood of bulls and goats is powerless to remove sins.

Webster

For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins.

Weymouth New Testament

For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins.

Williams New Testament

for the blood of bulls and goats is unable to take away sins.

World English Bible

For it is impossible that the blood of bulls and goats should take away sins.

Worrell New Testament

for it is impossible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins.

Worsley New Testament

For it is impossible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins.

Youngs Literal Translation

for it is impossible for blood of bulls and goats to take away sins.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

it is not possible
ἀδύνατος 
Adunatos 
Usage: 7

ἀφαιρέω 
Aphaireo 
Usage: 8

the blood
αἷμα 
Haima 
Usage: 83

of bulls
ταῦρος 
Tauros 
ox, bull
Usage: 3

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

of goats
τράγος 
Tragos 
Usage: 4

ἀφαιρέω 
Aphaireo 
Usage: 8

Context Readings

Christ's Death Takes Away Sins

3 But in them is a reminder of sins each year. 4 For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins. 5 Therefore when he comes into the world, he says, Sacrifice and offering thou did not desire, but thou prepared for me a body.



Cross References

Hebrews 10:11

And indeed every priest stands daily serving and offering the same sacrifices often, which can never take away sins.

Psalm 50:8-12

I will not reprove thee for thy sacrifices, and thy burnt-offerings [being] continually before me.

Psalm 51:16

For thou delight not in sacrifice, else I would give it. Thou have no pleasure in burnt-offering.

Isaiah 1:11-15

What to me is the multitude of your sacrifices? says LORD. I have had enough of the burnt-offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts. And I do not delight in the blood of bullocks or of lambs or of he-goats.

Isaiah 66:3

He who slaughters an ox is as he who kills a man. He who sacrifices a lamb, as he who breaks a dog's neck. He who offers an oblation, [as] swine's blood. He who burns frankincense, as he who blesses an idol. Yea, they have chosen t

Jeremiah 6:20

To what purpose does there come to me frankincense from Sheba, and the sweet cane from a far country? Your burnt-offerings are not acceptable, nor your sacrifices pleasing to me.

Jeremiah 7:21-22

Thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Add your burnt-offerings to your sacrifices, and eat ye flesh.

Hosea 6:6

For I desire mercy, and not sacrifice, and the knowledge of God more than burnt-offerings.

Hosea 14:2

Take with you words, and return to LORD. Say to him, Take away all iniquity, and accept that which is good. So we will render [as] bullocks [the offering of] our lips.

Amos 5:21-22

I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will take no delight in your solemn assemblies.

Micah 6:6-8

Why shall I come before LORD, and bow myself before the high God? Shall I come before him with burnt-offerings, with calves a year old?

Mark 12:33

And to love him from the whole heart, and from the whole understanding, and from the whole soul, and from the whole strength, and to love his neighbor as himself, is more than all whole burnt-offerings and sacrifices.

John 1:29

On the morrow John sees Jesus coming to him, and he says, Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!

Romans 11:27

And this is the covenant from me to them when I will take away their sins.

Hebrews 9:9

Which is a figure for the present time, according to which both gifts and sacrifices are offered that are not able to make the man officiating fully perfect in respect to conscience,

Hebrews 9:12-13

and not through the blood of goats and calves, but through his own blood, he entered in once into the Holy things, having found eternal redemption.

Hebrews 10:8

saying above, Sacrifice and offering and whole burnt offerings and for sin thou did not desire, nor were thou pleased with things that are offered according to the law.

1 John 3:5

And ye know that that man was made known so that he might take up our sins. And in him is no sin.

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