Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.
Whence he was obliged, in every way, unto the brethren, to be made like, that he might become a merciful and faithful high-priest, in the things pertaining unto God, - for the making of propitiation for the sins of the people.
Whence, holy brethren, partners, in a heavenly calling, attentively consider the Apostle and High - priest of our confession - Jesus
Who, being an eradiated brightness of his glory, and an exact representation of his very being, also bearing up all things by the utterance of his power, purification of sins, having achieved, sat down on the right hand of the majesty in high places:
Where a forerunner in our behalf hath entered, even Jesus, who, according to the rank of Melchizedek, hath become, a high-priest unto times age-abiding.
Whence he is able, even to be saving unto the very end, them who approach, through him, unto God; Since he evermore liveth to be interceding in their behalf.
A crowning point on the things being spoken: - such a one as this, have we, as high-priest, who hath sat down on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens, -
Nor yet through blood of goats and calves, but through his own blood he entered once for all into the Holy place, age-abiding redemption discovering.
But this priest, having offered one sacrifice for sins evermore, sat down on the right hand of God:
Looking away unto our faith's Princely-leader and perfecter, Jesus, - who, in consideration of the joy lying before him, endured a cross, shame, despising! And, on the right hand of the throne of God, hath taken his seat.
And it came to pass, while he was blessing them, he parted from them
Who also said - Men of Galilee! why stand ye looking into heaven? This Jesus who hath been taken up from you into heaven, shall so come, in like manner as ye yourselves have gazed upon him going into heaven.
Unto whom, indeed, heaven must needs give welcome, until the times of the due establishment of all things, of which God hath spoken through the mouth of his holy age-past prophets.
Who is he that condemneth? Christ Jesuswho died? - Nay! rather was raised from among the dead, - who is on the right hand of God, who also is making intercession in our behalf?
At the end of these days, He hath spoken unto us in his Son, - whom he hath appointed heir of all things, through whom also he hath made the ages;
Beginning of the glad-message of Jesus Christ.
For this cause, it behoveth us, with unwonted firmness, to be holding fast unto the things that have been heard, lest, at any time, we drift away.
But, Christ, as, a Son, over his house, - whose house are, we, - if, the freedom of speech and boast of the hope, throughout, firm,we hold fast.
Let us hold fast the confession of the hope without wavering, - for, faithful, is he that hath promised;
But as for the prince in their midst when they enter, shall he enter, and when they go forth, shall he go forth,
And, the veil of the Temple, was rent into two, from top to bottom.
and, all the throng of the people, was praying outside, at the hour of the incense offering.
In whom we have our freedom of speech and introduction with assurance, through the faith of him; -