Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For if that first one was faultless, no place would have been sought for a second.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

For if that first covenant had been faultless, then should no place have been sought for the second.

Holman Bible

For if that first [covenant] had been faultless, no opportunity would have been sought for a second one.

International Standard Version

If the first covenant had been faultless, there would have been no need to look for a second one,

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

For if that first covenant had been without defect, there would have been no room for another one or an attempt to institute another one.

An Understandable Version

For if that first Agreement had been faultless, then there would have been no need for a second one.

Anderson New Testament

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

Bible in Basic English

For if that first agreement had been as good as possible, there would have been no place for a second.

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

for if the first alliance had been without defect, there could have been no occasion for the second.

Darby Translation

For if that first was faultless, place had not been sought for a second.

Godbey New Testament

For if that first covenant had been faultless, a place would not have been sought for the second.

Goodspeed New Testament

For if that first agreement had been perfect, there would have been no occasion for a second one.

John Wesley New Testament

For if the first had been faultless, no place would have been sought for a second.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For if that first covenant had been faultless, then no place should have been sought for the second.

Julia Smith Translation

For if that first was faultless, then place was not to be sought for the second.

King James 2000

For if that first covenant had been faultless, then should no place have been sought for the second.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For if that first [covenant] had been faultless, occasion would not have been sought for a second.

Modern King James verseion

For if that first covenant had been without fault, then no place would have been sought for the second.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For if that first testament had been faultless, then should no place have been sought for the second.

Moffatt New Testament

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

Montgomery New Testament

For if the first covenant had been faultless, there would have been no need for a second.

NET Bible

For if that first covenant had been faultless, no one would have looked for a second one.

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

For if that first covenant had been faultless, then a place would not have been sought for a second.

Sawyer New Testament

For if that first covenant had been faultless, no place would have been sought for the second. [But it was not].

The Emphasized Bible

For, if, that first, had been, faultless, not, in that case, for a second, had there been sought, a place.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

If that first Covenant had been faultless, there would have been no occasion for a second.

Webster

For if that first covenant had been faultless, then would no place have been sought for the second.

Weymouth New Testament

For if that first Covenant had been free from imperfection, there would have been no attempt to introduce another.

Williams New Testament

For if the first covenant had been faultless, there could have been no room for a second one.

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

For, if that first covenant had been faultless, place would not be sought for a second;

Worsley New Testament

For if the first covenant had been unexceptionable, there had been no room for a second:

Youngs Literal Translation

for if that first were faultless, a place would not have been sought for a second.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

πρῶτος 
Protos 
Usage: 67

ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

ἄμεμπτος 
amemptos 
Usage: 5

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

τόπος 
Topos 
Usage: 75

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

Devotionals

Devotionals about Hebrews 8:7

References

Images Hebrews 8:7

Context Readings

A Superior Covenant

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. 7 For if that first one was faultless, no place would have been sought for a second. 8 For, finding fault with them, he says, Behold, the days come, says Lord, and I will perfect a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah.



Cross References

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 7:18

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

Galatians 3:21

Is the law therefore against the promises of God? May it not happen! For if a law was given that could make alive, truly righteousness would be from law.

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.



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