Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

When he says, A new agreement, he has made the first agreement old. But anything which is getting old and past use will not be seen much longer.

New American Standard Bible

When He said, “A new covenant,” He has made the first obsolete. But whatever is becoming obsolete and growing old is ready to disappear.

King James Version

In that he saith, A new covenant, he hath made the first old. Now that which decayeth and waxeth old is ready to vanish away.

Holman Bible

By saying, a new covenant, He has declared that the first is old. And what is old and aging is about to disappear.

International Standard Version

In speaking of a "new" covenant, he has made the first one obsolete, and what is obsolete and aging will soon disappear.

A Conservative Version

In saying, New, he has made the first old. And what is becoming old and obsolete is near disappearance.

American Standard Version

In that he saith, A new covenant he hath made the first old. But that which is becoming old and waxeth aged is nigh unto vanishing away.

Amplified

When God speaks of “A new covenant,” He makes the first one obsolete. And whatever is becoming obsolete (out of use, annulled) and growing old is ready to disappear.

An Understandable Version

[So], by saying "a New Agreement," God has made the first one obsolete. And that which is becoming obsolete and getting aged is ready to [completely] disappear.

Anderson New Testament

In saying, A new covenant, he has regarded the first as out of use. Now, that which is out of use, and has become old, is ready to disappear.

Common New Testament

When he said, "A new covenant," he has made the first obsolete. And what is becoming obsolete and growing old is ready to vanish away.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now by stiling the second a new alliance, he has antiquated the first. but to be antiquated and obsolete is next to being abolished.

Darby Translation

In that he says New, he has made the first old; but that which grows old and aged is near disappearing.

Godbey New Testament

In that he calls it new, he has made the first one old; but that which is old and antiquated is nigh unto vanishing.

Goodspeed New Testament

Now when he speaks of a new agreement, he is treating the first one as obsolete; but whatever is obsolete and antiquated is almost ready to disappear.

John Wesley New Testament

In saying, a new covenant, he hath antiquated the first; now that which is antiquated and decayed, is ready to vanish away.

Julia Smith Translation

In saying new, he has made the first old. And that made old and becoming weak is near destruction.

King James 2000

In that he says, A new covenant, he has made the first old. Now that which decays and grows old is ready to vanish away.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In calling [it] new, he has declared the former [to be old]. Now what is becoming obsolete and growing old [is] near to disappearing.

Modern King James verseion

In that He says, A new covenant, He has made the first one old. Now that which decays and becomes old is ready to vanish away.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In that he saith a new testament, he hath abrogated the old. Now that which is disannulled and waxed old, is ready to vanish away.

Moffatt New Testament

By saying 'a new covenant,' he antiquates the first. And whatever is antiquated and aged is on the verge of vanishing.

Montgomery New Testament

By calling the covenant "new," He has made the first one obsolete; and whatever is becoming obsolete and aged, is near to vanishing.

NET Bible

When he speaks of a new covenant, he makes the first obsolete. Now what is growing obsolete and aging is about to disappear.

New Heart English Bible

In that he says, "A New Covenant," he has made the first old. But that which is becoming old and grows aged is near to vanishing away.

Noyes New Testament

In that he saith, "a new covenant," he hath made the first old; but that which is becoming old, and worn out with age, is ready to vanish away.

Sawyer New Testament

By saying new, he made the first old; but that which is ancient and weak is about to perish.

The Emphasized Bible

In saying, Of a new sort, he hath made obsolete, the first; but, the thing that is becoming obsolete and aged, is near, disappearing!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

In calling it a new covenant, he hath made the first antiquated. Now what is antiquated and grown aged, is near evanescence.

Twentieth Century New Testament

By speaking of a 'new' Covenant, God at once renders the former Covenant obsolete; and whatever becomes obsolete and loses its force is virtually annulled.

Webster

In that he saith, A new covenant, he hath made the first old. Now that which decayeth and groweth old is ready to vanish away.

Weymouth New Testament

By using the words, "a new Covenant," He has made the first one obsolete; but whatever is decaying and showing signs of old age is not far from disappearing altogether.

Williams New Testament

In speaking of a new covenant He makes the first one obsolete; and whatever is obsolete and antiquated is on the verge of vanishing.

World English Bible

In that he says, "A new covenant," he has made the first old. But that which is becoming old and grows aged is near to vanishing away.

Worrell New Testament

In that He saith, "A new covenant," He hath made the first old: but the thing that is becoming old, and is wearing out with age, is near vanishing away.

Worsley New Testament

Now by saying, a new covenant, He hath antiquated the first: and what is antiquated, and groweth old, is near it's exit.

Youngs Literal Translation

in the saying 'new,' He hath made the first old, and what doth become obsolete and is old is nigh disappearing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

that he saith
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

A new
καινός 
Kainos 
new
Usage: 24

παλαιόω 
Palaioo 
Usage: 3

the first
πρῶτος 
Protos 
Usage: 67

old
παλαιόω 
Palaioo 
Usage: 3

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

παλαιόω 
Palaioo 
Usage: 3

and

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

γηράσκω 
Gerasko 
be old, wax old
Usage: 1

is ready
ἐγγύς 
Eggus 
Usage: 23

Devotionals

Devotionals about Hebrews 8:13

Devotionals containing Hebrews 8:13

Images Hebrews 8:13

Context Readings

A Superior Covenant

12 And I will have mercy on their evil-doing, and I will not keep their sins in mind. 13 When he says, A new agreement, he has made the first agreement old. But anything which is getting old and past use will not be seen much longer.



Cross References

2 Corinthians 5:17

So if any man is in Christ, he is in a new world: the old things have come to an end; they have truly become new.

Isaiah 51:6

Let your eyes be lifted up to the heavens, and turned to the earth which is under them: for the heavens will go in flight like smoke, and the earth will become old like a coat, and its people will come to destruction like insects: but my salvation will be for ever, and my righteousness will not come to an end.

Matthew 24:35

Heaven and earth will come to an end, but my words will not come to an end.

1 Corinthians 13:8

Though the prophet's word may come to an end, tongues come to nothing, and knowledge have no more value, love has no end.

Hebrews 7:11-12

Now if it was possible for things to be made complete through the priests of the house of Levi (for the law was given to the people in connection with them), what need was there for another priest who was of the order of Melchizedek and not of the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 7:18-19

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

Hebrews 9:9-10

And this is an image of the present time; when the offerings which are given are not able to make the heart of the worshipper completely clean,

Hebrews 9:15

And for this cause it is through him that a new agreement has come into being, so that after the errors under the first agreement had been taken away by his death, the word of God might have effect for those who were marked out for an eternal heritage.

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