Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Who serve the pattern and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was given an intimation of the divine will, being about to complete the tent: for, See, says he, thou make all things according to the type shewed thee in the mount.

New American Standard Bible

who serve a copy and shadow of the heavenly things, just as Moses was warned by God when he was about to erect the tabernacle; for, “See,” He says, “that you make all things according to the pattern which was shown you on the mountain.”

King James Version

Who serve unto the example and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was admonished of God when he was about to make the tabernacle: for, See, saith he, that thou make all things according to the pattern shewed to thee in the mount.

Holman Bible

These serve as a copy and shadow of the heavenly things, as Moses was warned when he was about to complete the tabernacle. For God said, Be careful that you make everything according to the pattern that was shown to you on the mountain.

International Standard Version

They serve in a sanctuary that is a copy, a shadow of the heavenly one. This is why Moses was warned when he was about to build the tent: "See to it that you make everything according to the pattern that was shown you on the mountain."

A Conservative Version

who serve for an example and shadow of the heavenly things. Just as Moses who was divinely warned while going to complete the tabernacle, for he says, See thou make all things according to the pattern that was shown thee on the mou

American Standard Version

who serve that which is a copy and shadow of the heavenly things, even as Moses is warned of God when he is about to make the tabernacle: for, See, saith he, that thou make all things according to the pattern that was showed thee in the mount.

Amplified

They serve as a pattern and foreshadowing of [what has its true existence and reality in] the heavenly things (sanctuary). For when Moses was about to erect the tabernacle, he was warned by God, saying, “See that you make it all [exactly] according to the pattern which was shown to you on the mountain.”

An Understandable Version

These priests serve [in a sanctuary] that is [only] a copy and a foreshadow of the heavenly one. Now Moses was warned [by God] when he was about to build the Tabernacle, for God said [Ex. 25:40], "See that you make everything according to the pattern that was shown to you on the mountain [i.e., Mount Sinai]."

Anderson New Testament

and these serve the copy and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was admonished of God when he was about to make the tabernacle: See now, says he, that you make all things according to the pattern shown you in the mount.

Bible in Basic English

Being servants of that which is a copy and an image of the things in heaven, as Moses, when he was about to make the Tent, had special orders from God: for, See, he said, that you make everything like the design which you saw in the mountain.

Common New Testament

They serve a copy and shadow of the heavenly sanctuary; for when Moses was about to erect the tabernacle, he was instructed by God, saying, "See that you make everything according to the pattern which was shown you on the mountain."

Daniel Mace New Testament

and officiate in the sanctuary, which was a gross representation of that in heaven, agreeable to the order given by God to Moses, when he projected the tabernacle, "be very exact, said he, in following the model which was laid before thee in the mount."

Darby Translation

(who serve the representation and shadow of heavenly things, according as Moses was oracularly told when about to make the tabernacle; for See, saith He, that thou make all things according to the pattern which has been shewn to thee in the mountain.)

Godbey New Testament

whosoever serve the pattern and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses about to complete the tabernacle was commanded: for, he says, See that you shall make all things after the pattern which was shown to you in the mount:

John Wesley New Testament

Who serve after the pattern and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was admonished of God, when he was about to make the tabernacle; for, saith he, See thou make all things according to the pattern which was shewed thee on the mount.

King James 2000

Who serve unto the example and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was admonished of God when he was about to make the tabernacle: for, See, says he, that you make all things according to the pattern showed to you in the mount.

Lexham Expanded Bible

who serve a sketch and shadow of the heavenly [things], just as Moses was warned [when he] was about to complete the tabernacle, for he says, "See to it that you make everything according to the pattern which was shown to you on the mountain."

Modern King James verseion

who serve the example and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was warned of God when he was about to make the tabernacle. For, He says "See that you make all things according to the pattern shown to you in the mountain."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which priests serve unto the example and shadow of heavenly things: even as the answer of God was given unto Moses when he was about to finish the tabernacle: "For take heed," said he, "that thou make all things according to the pattern showed to thee in the mount."

Moffatt New Testament

(men who serve a mere outline and shadow of the heavenly ??as Moses was instructed, when he was about to execute the building of the tabernacle: see, God said, that you make everything on the pattern shown you upon the mountain).

NET Bible

The place where they serve is a sketch and shadow of the heavenly sanctuary, just as Moses was warned by God as he was about to complete the tabernacle. For he says, "See that you make everything according to the design shown to you on the mountain."

New Heart English Bible

who serve a copy and shadow of the heavenly things, even as Moses was warned by God when he was about to make the tabernacle, for he said, "See, you shall make everything according to the pattern that was shown to you on the mountain."

Noyes New Testament

who serve the mere delineation and shadow of the heavenly things, as Moses was admonished by God when he was about to make the tabernacle; for, "See," saith he, "that thou make all things according to the pattern which was shown thee in the mount."

Sawyer New Testament

who serve for a symbol and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was divinely instructed when about to make the tabernacle; for see, he says, that you make all things after the pattern shown you in the Mount;

The Emphasized Bible

Who, indeed, are rendering divine service, with a glimpse and shadow, of the heavenly things; even as Moses hath received intimation, when about to complete the tent, - For see! saith he - Thou shalt make all things according to the model which hath been pointed out to thee in the mount.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

who perform the service after the figure and shadow of things in the heavens, as Moses was divinely instructed, when he was about to finish the tabernacle. "For see," saith God, "that thou make all things according to the model shewed thee on the mount."

Twentieth Century New Testament

(These priests, it is true, are engaged in a service which is only a copy and shadow of the heavenly realities, as is shown by the directions given to Moses when he was about to construct the Tabernacle. 'Look to it,' are the words, 'that thou make every part in accordance with the pattern shown thee on the mountain.')

Webster

Who serve to the example and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was admonished by God when he was about to make the tabernacle: for, See (saith he) that thou make all things according to the pattern shown to thee in the mount.

Weymouth New Testament

and serve a copy and type of the heavenly things, just as Moses was divinely instructed when about to build the tabernacle. For God said, "See that you make everything in imitation of the pattern shown you on the mountain."

Williams New Testament

and yet they officiate in a sanctuary that is a mere copy and shadow of the heavenly one, as Moses, when he was about to make the tent of worship, was warned, for, said He, "See to it that you make it all just like the pattern shown you on the mountain."

World English Bible

who serve a copy and shadow of the heavenly things, even as Moses was warned by God when he was about to make the tabernacle, for he said, "See, you shall make everything according to the pattern that was shown to you on the mountain."

Worrell New Testament

who, indeed, serve in the copy and shadow of the heavenly things, as Moses has been divinely warned, when about to make the tabernacle; for "See," saith He, "that you make all things according to the pattern which was showed you in the mount";

Worsley New Testament

who worship under the representation and shadow of heavenly things; as Moses was ordered by God, when he was about to finish the tabernacle. For see, saith He, that thou make all according to the model shewn thee in the mount.

Youngs Literal Translation

who unto an example and shadow do serve of the heavenly things, as Moses hath been divinely warned, being about to construct the tabernacle, for 'See (saith He) thou mayest make all things according to the pattern that was shewn to thee in the mount;') --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Who
ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

λατρεύω 
Latreuo 
Usage: 19

ὑπόδειγμα 
Hupodeigma 
Usage: 5

and

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

σκία 
Skia 
Usage: 6

ἐπουράνιος 
Epouranios 
Usage: 18

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

Μωσεύς Μωσῆς Μωΰσῆς 
Moseus 
Usage: 60

χρηματίζω 
Chrematizo 
Usage: 9

μέλλω 
mello 
shall, should, would, to come, will, things to come, not tr,
Usage: 90

to make
ἐπιτελέω 
Epiteleo 
Usage: 10

σκηνή 
Skene 
Usage: 19

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

See
ὁράω 
Horao 
see, take heed, behold, perceive, not tr
Usage: 36

saith he
φημί 
Phemi 
Usage: 54

that thou make
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

the pattern
τύπος 
Tupos 
Usage: 16

δεικνύω 
Deiknuo 
Usage: 22

to thee
σοί 
Soi 
thee, thou, thy, thine own, not tr
Usage: 113

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

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Context Readings

The Mediator Of A New And Better Covenant

4 For if truly he were upon earth, he would not be a priest, there being priests bringing in gifts according to the law; 5 Who serve the pattern and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was given an intimation of the divine will, being about to complete the tent: for, See, says he, thou make all things according to the type shewed thee in the mount. 6 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.


Cross References

Exodus 25:40

And see, and make in their pattern which thou wert seeing in the mountain.

Colossians 2:17

Which are a shadow of things about to be; and the body of Christ.

Hebrews 10:1

For the law having a shadow of good things about to be, not the same image of the things, with these sacrifices which they bring in yearly in continuance never can render perfect them coming thereto.

Exodus 26:30

And raise up the tent according to its judgment which thou sawest in the mount

Exodus 27:8

Hollow with boards shalt thou make it: as was seen to thee in the mountain, so shall they make.

Numbers 8:4

And this the work of the chandelier, turned work of gold, even to its thigh, and even to its flower it is a turned work: according to the appearance which Jehovah caused Moses to to see, so he made the chandelier.

1 Chronicles 28:12

And the pattern of all that was in the spirit with him for the enclosures of the house of Jehovah, and for all the cells round about for the treasures of the house of God, and for the treasures of the holies:

1 Chronicles 28:19

All in writing from the hand of Jehovah upon me, causing to understand all the works of the pattern.

Acts 7:44

The tent of testimony was with our fathers in the desert, as he speaking set to Moses, to make it according to the type which he had seen.

Hebrews 9:9

Which a parable for the time placed in, according to which both gifts and sacrifices are brought near, not being able for consciousness to perfect him serving;

Hebrews 9:23-24

Therefore truly a necessity for the patterns of things in the heavens to be purified with these; and the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.

Hebrews 11:7

By faith Noah, having an intimation of the divine will of things not yet seen, being circumspect, prepared an ark for the salvation of his house; by which he condemned the world, and by faith became an heir of justice.

Hebrews 12:25

See that ye refuse not him speaking. For if they escaped not, having refused him giving an intimation of the divine will on earth, much more we, who having turned back from him from the heavens:

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