Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For, on the one hand, there is a setting aside of a former commandment because of its weakness and uselessness

King James Version

For there is verily a disannulling of the commandment going before for the weakness and unprofitableness thereof.

Holman Bible

So the previous commandment is annulled because it was weak and unprofitable

International Standard Version

Indeed, because it was weak and ineffective, the former commandment has been annulled,

A Conservative Version

For indeed there becomes an annulment of a preceding commandment because of its weakness and uselessness

American Standard Version

For there is a disannulling of a foregoing commandment because of its weakness and unprofitableness

Amplified

So a previous physical regulation and command is cancelled because of its weakness and ineffectiveness and uselessness -- "

An Understandable Version

For on one hand, the previous command [i.e., the law of Moses] was set aside because it was weak and useless,

Anderson New Testament

For, indeed, there is a setting aside of the preceding commandment, because it was weak and unprofitable,

Bible in Basic English

So the law which went before is put on one side, because it was feeble and without profit.

Common New Testament

On the one hand, a former commandment is set aside because of its weakness and uselessness

Daniel Mace New Testament

wherefore the preceeding law is abolished for its being weak and useless.

Darby Translation

For there is a setting aside of the commandment going before for its weakness and unprofitableness,

Godbey New Testament

For there is a disannulling of the preceding commandment, on account of its weakness and inadequacy

Goodspeed New Testament

So an earlier regulation is abrogated because it was poor and ineffective

John Wesley New Testament

For verily there is a disannulling of the preceding commandment, for the weakness and unprofitableness thereof.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For there is verily a disannulling of the commandment going before for the weakness and unprofitableness of it;

Julia Smith Translation

For there is truly an annulling of the command going before by its weakness and unprofitableness.

King James 2000

For there is verily an annulment of the previous commandment because of the weakness and uselessness thereof.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For on the one hand a preceding commandment is set aside because of its weakness and uselessness

Modern King James verseion

For truly there is a putting away of the commandment which went before, because of the weakness and unprofitableness of it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then the commandment that went afore, is disannulled, because of her weakness and unprofitableness.

Moffatt New Testament

A previous command is set aside on account of its weakness and uselessness

Montgomery New Testament

For there is a setting aside of a foregoing commandment, because of its weakness and unprofitableness

NET Bible

On the one hand a former command is set aside because it is weak and useless,

New Heart English Bible

For there is an annulling of a foregoing commandment because of its weakness and uselessness

Noyes New Testament

For on the one hand there takes place an annulling of the commandment which went before, on account of its weakness and unprofitableness,

Sawyer New Testament

For there is an abrogation of the commandment which goes before, on account of its weakness and unprofitableness;

The Emphasized Bible

For, a setting aside, doth, indeed, take place, of a foregoing commandment, by reason of its own weakness and unprofitableness, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For there is indeed an abrogation of the preceding command, because of its weakness and inutility.

Twentieth Century New Testament

On the one hand, we have the abolition of a previous regulation as being both inefficient and useless

Webster

For there is verily a disannulling of the preceding commandment on account of its weakness and unprofitableness.

Weymouth New Testament

On the one hand we have here the abrogation of an earlier code because it was weak and ineffective--

Williams New Testament

Indeed, the rescinding of a previous regulation takes place, because it was weak and ineffective --

World English Bible

For there is an annulling of a foregoing commandment because of its weakness and uselessness

Worrell New Testament

For there is verily an annulling of a previous commandment, on account of its weakness and unprofitableness

Worsley New Testament

For there is indeed a disannulling of the preceding command, on account of it's weakness and unprofitableness;

Youngs Literal Translation

for a disannulling indeed doth come of the command going before because of its weakness, and unprofitableness,

Interlinear

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

there is
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

μέν 
men 
indeed, verily, truly, not tr,
Usage: 63

ἀθέτησις 
Athetesis 
Usage: 2

of the commandment
ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

προάγω 
Proago 
Usage: 15

for
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

the weakness
ἀσθενής 
Asthenes 
Usage: 19

and

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

ἀνωφέλες 
Anopheles 
Usage: 2

References

Context Readings

Another Priest, Like Melchizedek

17 For it is attested of Him, "YOU ARE A PRIEST FOREVER ACCORDING TO THE ORDER OF MELCHIZEDEK." 18 For, on the one hand, there is a setting aside of a former commandment because of its weakness and uselessness 19 (for the Law made nothing perfect), and on the other hand there is a bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.



Cross References

Romans 8:3

For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,

Galatians 4:9

But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how is it that you turn back again to the weak and worthless elemental things, to which you desire to be enslaved all over again?

Acts 13:39

and through Him everyone who believes is freed from all things, from which you could not be freed through the Law of Moses.

Romans 3:31

Do we then nullify the Law through faith? May it never be! On the contrary, we establish the Law.

Galatians 3:15

Brethren, I speak in terms of human relations: even though it is only a man's covenant, yet when it has been ratified, no one sets it aside or adds conditions to it.

Galatians 3:17

What I am saying is this: the Law, which came four hundred and thirty years later, does not invalidate a covenant previously ratified by God, so as to nullify the promise.

Galatians 4:21

Tell me, you who want to be under law, do you not listen to the law?

1 Timothy 4:8

for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.

Hebrews 7:11-12

Now if perfection was through the Levitical priesthood (for on the basis of it the people received the Law), what further need was there for another priest to arise according to the order of Melchizedek, and not be designated according to the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 7:19

(for the Law made nothing perfect), and on the other hand there is a bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.

Hebrews 8:7-13

For if that first covenant had been faultless, there would have been no occasion sought for a second.

Hebrews 9:9-10

which is a symbol for the present time. Accordingly both gifts and sacrifices are offered which cannot make the worshiper perfect in conscience,

Hebrews 10:1-9

For the Law, since it has only a shadow of the good things to come and not the very form of things, can never, by the same sacrifices which they offer continually year by year, make perfect those who draw near.

Hebrews 13:9

Do not be carried away by varied and strange teachings; for it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace, not by foods, through which those who were so occupied were not benefited.

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