Parallel Verses

Amplified

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.

A Conservative 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.

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 [as it is] these [continual] sacrifices bring a fresh reminder of sins [to be atoned for] year after year, 4 for it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins. 5 Therefore, when Christ enters into the world, He says,

Sacrifice and offering You have not desired,
But [instead] You have prepared a body for Me [to offer];



Cross References

Hebrews 10:11

Every priest stands [at his altar of service] ministering daily, offering the same sacrifices over and over, which are never able to strip away sins [that envelop and cover us];

Psalm 50:8-12


“I do not reprove you for your sacrifices;
Your burnt offerings are continually before Me.

Psalm 51:16


For You do not delight in sacrifice, or else I would give it;
You are not pleased with burnt offering.

Isaiah 1:11-15


“What are your multiplied sacrifices to Me [without your repentance]?”
Says the Lord.
“I have had enough of [your] burnt offerings of rams
And the fat of well-fed cattle [without your obedience];
And I take no pleasure in the blood of bulls or lambs or goats [offered without repentance].

Isaiah 66:3


“He who kills an ox [for pagan sacrifice] is [as guilty] as one who kills a man;
He who sacrifices a lamb, as one who breaks a dog’s neck;
He who offers a grain offering, as one who offers swine’s blood;
He who offers incense, as one who blesses an idol.
Such people have chosen their own ways,
And their soul delights in their repulsive acts;

Jeremiah 6:20


“For what purpose does frankincense come to Me from Sheba
And the sweet cane from a distant land?
Your burnt offerings are not acceptable
And your sacrifices are not sweet and pleasing to Me.”

Jeremiah 7:21-22

Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, “Add your burnt offerings to your sacrifices and eat the meat.

Hosea 6:6


For I desire and delight in [steadfast] loyalty [faithfulness in the covenant relationship], rather than sacrifice,
And in the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.

Hosea 14:2


Take the words [confessing your guilt] with you and return to the Lord.
Say to Him, “Take away all our wickedness;
Accept what is good and receive us graciously,
So that we may present the fruit of our lips (gratitude).

Amos 5:21-22


“I hate, I despise and reject your [sacred] feasts,
And I do not take delight in your solemn assemblies.

Micah 6:6-8


With what shall I come before the Lord [to honor Him]
And bow myself before God on high?
Shall I come before Him with burnt offerings,
With yearling calves?

Mark 12:33

and to love Him with all the heart and with all the understanding and with all the strength, and to [unselfishly] love one’s neighbor as oneself, is much more than all burnt offerings and sacrifices.”

John 1:29

The next day he saw Jesus coming to him and said, “Look! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!

Romans 11:27


This is My covenant with them,
When I take away their sins.”

Hebrews 9:9

for this [first or outer tabernacle] is a symbol [that is, an archetype or paradigm] for the present time. Accordingly both gifts and sacrifices are offered which are incapable of perfecting the conscience and renewing the [inner self of the] worshiper.

Hebrews 9:12-13

He went once for all into the Holy Place [the Holy of Holies of heaven, into the presence of God], and not through the blood of goats and calves, but through His own blood, having obtained and secured eternal redemption [that is, the salvation of all who personally believe in Him as Savior].

Hebrews 10:8

After saying [in the citation] above, “You have neither desired, nor have You taken delight in sacrifices and offerings and whole burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin” (which are offered according to the Law)

1 John 3:5

You know that He appeared [in visible form as a man] in order to take away sins; and in Him there is [absolutely] no sin [for He has neither the sin nature nor has He committed sin or acts worthy of blame].

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