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And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.
To the blood
According to this, Jesus has become security of a better covenant.
And now he has attained a more distinguished office, in how much also he is mediator of a better covenant, which was legislated upon better promises.
1 Timothy 2:5
For one God, and one mediator of God and men, the man Christ Jesus;
And the God of peace, having brought up from the dead, the great Shepherd of the sheep, in the blood of the eternal covenant, our Lord Jesus Christ,
Incline your ear, and come to me, and hear, and your soul shall live; and I will cut out with you an eternal covenant, the sure mercies of David.
Behold the days coming, says Jehovah, and I cut out the house of Israel and the house of Judah a new covenant
And for this he is mediator of a new covenant, that death having been, for redemption of the transgressions for the first covenant, the called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance.
For this is my blood, that of the new covenant, having been poured out for many, for the remission of sins.
And he said to them, This is my blood, that of the new covenant, being poured out for many.
Likewise also the cup after supping, saying, This the cup, the new covenant in my blood, poured out for you:
To the blood
And also the tent, and all the vessels of the service, he poured all over likewise with blood.
Let us approach with a true heart in complete certainty of faith, having our hearts besprinkled from an evil consciousness, and having our bodies washed with pure water.
By faith he has kept the pascha, and the pouring out of blood, lest he destroying the first born should touch them.
And Moses will take the blood, and sprinkle upon the people, and will say, Behold the blood of the covenant, which Jehovah made with you concerning all these words.
1 Peter 1:2
According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the consecration of the Spirit, to obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you, and peace, be multiplied.
By faith Abel brought near a greater sacrifice to God than Cain, by which he was testified of to be just, God testifying of his gifts; and by it he being dead yet speaks.
And he will say, What didst thou? the voice of thy brother's bloods, crying out to me from the earth.
So that all the just blood shed upon the earth might come upon you, from the blood of just Abel to the blood of Zacharias, son of Barachias, whom ye killed between the temple and altar.
From the blood of Abel even to the blood of Zacharias perishing between the altar and house: yea, I say to you, It shall be required of this generation.
And he took from the blood of the bullock, and sprinkled with his finger upon the face of the cover eastward, and before the cover he shall sprinkle seven times from the blood with his finger.