Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

(for the law made nothing fully perfect), and an introduction of a better hope, through which we approach God.

New American Standard Bible

(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.

King James Version

For the law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope did; by the which we draw nigh unto God.

Holman Bible

(for the law perfected nothing), but a better hope is introduced, through which we draw near to God.

International Standard Version

since the Law made nothing perfect, and a better hope is presented, by which we approach God.

American Standard Version

(for the law made nothing perfect), and a bringing in thereupon of a better hope, through which we draw nigh unto God.

Amplified

(for the Law never made anything perfect); while on the other hand a better hope is introduced through which we now continually draw near to God.

An Understandable Version

(since the law did not make anything [i.e., anyone] perfect), but on the other hand, there is the introduction of a better hope [which did bring perfection through Christ], by which we draw near to God.

Anderson New Testament

(for the law made no perfect expiation), and the introduction of a better hope, by which we draw near to God.

Bible in Basic English

(Because the law made nothing complete), and in its place there is a better hope, through which we come near to God.

Common New Testament

(for the law made nothing perfect); and on the other hand, a better hope is introduced, through which we draw near to God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for the law made no man perfect, but this was effected by introducing a better hope, which brings us nearer to the divine presence.

Darby Translation

(for the law perfected nothing,) and the introduction of a better hope by which we draw nigh to God.

Godbey New Testament

for the law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope, by which we draw nigh unto God.

Goodspeed New Testament

(for there was nothing final about the Law), and a better hope begins to dawn, through which we may approach God.

John Wesley New Testament

For the law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope did, by which we draw nigh to God.

Julia Smith Translation

(For the law completed nothing,) but the bringing in of a better hope; by which we draw near to God.

King James 2000

For the law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope did; by which we draw near unto God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

(for the law [made] nothing perfect), but on the other hand [there is] the introduction of a better hope through which we draw near to God.

Modern King James verseion

For the Law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope did, by which we draw near to God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the law made no thing perfect: but was an introduction of a better hope, by which hope, we draw nigh unto God.

Moffatt New Testament

(for the Law made nothing perfect), and there is introduced a better Hope, by means of which we can draw near to God.

Montgomery New Testament

(for the Law brought nothing to perfection); and there is the bringing in of a better hope by which we draw near to God;

NET Bible

for the law made nothing perfect. On the other hand a better hope is introduced, through which we draw near to God.

New Heart English Bible

(for the law made nothing perfect), and a bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.

Noyes New Testament

for the Law perfected nothing,and on the other, the bringing in of a better hope, by which we draw near to God.

Sawyer New Testament

for the law made nothing perfect, but was the introduction of a better hope through which we draw nigh to God.

The Emphasized Bible

For, the law, perfected, nothing; but there is the superinducing of a better hope, - through which we draw near unto God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For the law led to no perfection, but was an introduction to a better hope, by which we draw nigh unto God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

(for the Law never brought anything to perfection); and, on the other hand, we have the introduction of a better hope, which enables us to draw near to God.

Webster

For the law made nothing perfect, but the introduction of a better hope did; by which we draw nigh to God.

Weymouth New Testament

for the Law brought no perfect blessing--but on the other hand we have the bringing in of a new and better hope by means of which we draw near to God.

Williams New Testament

for the law had never made anything perfect -- and so a better hope is brought to us, through which we have approach to God.

World English Bible

(for the law made nothing perfect), and a bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.

Worrell New Testament

(for the law perfected nothing), and a bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.

Worsley New Testament

for the law made nothing perfect, but the introducing of a better hope did, by which we draw near to God.

Youngs Literal Translation

(for nothing did the law perfect) and the bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw nigh to God.

Interlinear

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

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

τελειόω 
Teleioo 
Usage: 18

οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

τελειόω 
Teleioo 
Usage: 18

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the bringing in
ἐπεισαγωγή 
Epeisagoge 
Usage: 1

of a
ἐλπίς 
Elpis 
Usage: 54

κρείττων 
Kreitton 
Usage: 19

ἐλπίς 
Elpis 
Usage: 54

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

the which
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

we draw nigh
ἐγγίζω 
Eggizo 
Usage: 28

Images Hebrews 7:19

Prayers for Hebrews 7:19

Context Readings

Another Priest, Like Melchizedek

18 For indeed there becomes an annulment of a preceding commandment because of its weakness and uselessness 19 (for the law made nothing fully perfect), and an introduction of a better hope, through which we approach God. 20 And inasmuch as it is not without an oath. For actually those who become priests are so without an oath,



Cross References

Acts 13:39

And from all things of which ye could not be make righteous by the Law of Moses, in this man every man who believes is made righteous.

Hebrews 4:16

Let us therefore come near with boldness to the throne of grace, so that we may take mercy, and may find grace for timely help.

Hebrews 9:9

Which is a figure for the present time, according to which both gifts and sacrifices are offered that are not able to make the man officiating fully perfect in respect to conscience,

Romans 8:3

For the impotence of the law, in that it was weak because of the flesh, God, having sent his own Son in a form of flesh of sin, and concerning sin, condemned sin in the flesh,

Galatians 2:16

knowing that a man is not made righteous from works of law, instead through faith of Jesus Christ. And we believed in Christ Jesus, so that we might be made righteous from faith of Christ, and not from works of law, because no fles

Hebrews 6:18

So that by two immutable events, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have strong encouragement, having fled for refuge to seize the hope being openly displayed.

Hebrews 10:1

For the law having a shadow of the good things that are coming, not the same substance of the events, with the same sacrifices that are offered continually each year, they are never able to fully perfect those who are approaching.

Psalm 73:28

But it is good for me to draw near to God. I have made lord LORD my refuge, that I may tell of all thy works.

John 1:17

Because the law was given through Moses. Grace and truth came to be through Jesus Christ.

John 14:6

Jesus says to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No man comes to the Father, except by me.

Romans 3:20-21

Because from works of law no flesh will be made right before him, for through law is knowledge of sin.

Romans 5:2

through whom also we have access by faith for this grace in which we stand, and we take pride in hope of the glory of God.

Galatians 3:24

So that the law became our schoolmaster for Christ, so that we might be made righteous from faith.

Ephesians 2:13-18

But now in Christ Jesus ye, being formerly far off, became near in the blood of the Christ.

Ephesians 3:12

in whom we have boldness and access in confidence through his faith.

Colossians 1:27

To whom God wanted to make known what is the wealth of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

1 Timothy 1:1

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ according to a commandment of God our Savior, and Lord Jesus Christ our hope,

Hebrews 7:11

If indeed therefore perfection was through the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people had received the law), what further need is there for another priest to arise according to the order of Melchizedek, and not be designated

Hebrews 7:25

Whereupon he is able also to save to the uttermost those who come to God through him, being always alive in order to intercede on their behalf.

Hebrews 8:6

But now he has obtained a superior ministry, by so much as he is also the mediator of a superior covenant, which has been enacted upon superior promises.

Hebrews 10:19-22

Having therefore, brothers, boldness for entrance into the holy things by the blood of Jesus,

Hebrews 11:40

God having foreseen something superior concerning us, so that without us they would not be made fully perfect.

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