Parallel Verses

NET Bible

For the blood of bulls and goats cannot 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.

Amplified

Because the blood of bulls and goats is powerless to take sins away.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the blood of bulls and of goats cannot 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.

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 those sacrifices there is a reminder of sins year after year. 4 For the blood of bulls and goats cannot take away sins. 5 So when he came into the world, he said, "Sacrifice and offering you did not desire, but a body you prepared for me.



Cross References

Hebrews 10:11

And every priest stands day after day serving and offering the same sacrifices again and again -- sacrifices that can never take away sins.

Psalm 50:8-12

I am not condemning you because of your sacrifices, or because of your burnt sacrifices that you continually offer me.

Psalm 51:16

Certainly you do not want a sacrifice, or else I would offer it; you do not desire a burnt sacrifice.

Isaiah 1:11-15

"Of what importance to me are your many sacrifices?" says the Lord. "I am stuffed with burnt sacrifices of rams and the fat from steers. The blood of bulls, lambs, and goats I do not want.

Isaiah 66:3

The one who slaughters a bull also strikes down a man; the one who sacrifices a lamb also breaks a dog's neck; the one who presents an offering includes pig's blood with it; the one who offers incense also praises an idol. They have decided to behave this way; they enjoy these disgusting practices.

Jeremiah 6:20

I take no delight when they offer up to me frankincense that comes from Sheba or sweet-smelling cane imported from a faraway land. I cannot accept the burnt offerings they bring me. I get no pleasure from the sacrifices they offer to me.'

Jeremiah 7:21-22

The Lord said to the people of Judah, "The Lord God of Israel who rules over all says: 'You might as well go ahead and add the meat of your burnt offerings to that of the other sacrifices and eat it, too!

Hosea 6:6

For I delight in faithfulness, not simply in sacrifice; I delight in acknowledging God, not simply in whole burnt offerings.

Hosea 14:2

Return to the Lord and repent! Say to him: "Completely forgive our iniquity; accept our penitential prayer, that we may offer the praise of our lips as sacrificial bulls.

Amos 5:21-22

"I absolutely despise your festivals! I get no pleasure from your religious assemblies!

Micah 6:6-8

With what should I enter the Lord's presence? With what should I bow before the sovereign God? Should I enter his presence with burnt offerings, with year-old calves?

Mark 12:33

And to love him with all your heart, with all your mind, and with all your strength and to love your neighbor as yourself is more important than all burnt offerings and sacrifices."

John 1:29

On the next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!

Romans 11:27

And this is my covenant with them, when I take away their sins."

Hebrews 9:9

This was a symbol for the time then present, when gifts and sacrifices were offered that could not perfect the conscience of the worshiper.

Hebrews 9:12-13

and he entered once for all into the most holy place not by the blood of goats and calves but by his own blood, and so he himself secured eternal redemption.

Hebrews 10:8

When he says above, "Sacrifices and offerings and whole burnt offerings and sin-offerings you did not desire nor did you take delight in them" (which are offered according to the law),

1 John 3:5

And you know that Jesus was revealed to take away sins, and in him there is no sin.

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