Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises.

Bible References

Obtained

Hebrews 8:7
For if that first [covenant] had been faultless, occasion would not have been sought for a second.
2 Corinthians 3:6
who also makes us adequate [as] servants of a new covenant, not of the letter, but of the Spirit, for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.

Covenant

Hebrews 7:22
by so much more Jesus has become the guarantee of a better covenant.
Hebrews 9:15
And because of this, he is the mediator of a new covenant, in order that, [because] a death has taken place for the redemption of transgressions [committed] during the first covenant, those who are the called may receive the promise of the eternal inheritance.

Upon

Hebrews 8:10
For this [is] the covenant that I will decree with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I am putting my laws in their minds and I will write them on their hearts, and I will be {their} God and they will be {my} people.
Romans 9:4
who are Israelites, [to] whom [belong] the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the [temple] service, and the promises,
Galatians 3:16
Now to Abraham and to his descendant the promises were spoken. It does not say, "and to descendants," as concerning many, but as concerning one, "and to your descendant," who is Christ.
Titus 1:2
in the hope of eternal life which God, who does not lie, promised before eternal ages,
2 Peter 1:4
through which things he has bestowed on us his precious and very great promises, so that through these you may become sharers of the divine nature [after] escaping from the corruption [that is] in the world because of evil desire,