Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

[That Tabernacle] is symbolic of the present time, [indicating] that both gifts and [animal] sacrifices, which are offered [by the priests], are not able to give the worshiper a clear conscience

New American Standard Bible

which is a symbol for the present time. Accordingly both gifts and sacrifices are offered which cannot make the worshiper perfect in conscience,

King James Version

Which was a figure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices, that could not make him that did the service perfect, as pertaining to the conscience;

Holman Bible

This is a symbol for the present time, during which gifts and sacrifices are offered that cannot perfect the worshiper’s conscience.

International Standard Version

This illustration for today indicates that the gifts and sacrifices being offered could not clear the conscience of a worshiper,

A Conservative Version

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,

American Standard Version

which is a figure for the time present; according to which are offered both gifts and sacrifices that cannot, as touching the conscience, make the worshipper perfect,

Amplified

for this [first or outer tabernacle] is a symbol [that is, an archetype or paradigm] for the present time. Accordingly both gifts and sacrifices are offered which are incapable of perfecting the conscience and renewing the [inner self of the] worshiper.

Anderson New Testament

which, as a symbol, remains to the present time, in which are offered both gifts and sacrifices that can not make perfect, as it respects the conscience, him that does the service;

Bible in Basic English

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,

Common New Testament

This is symbolic for the present time. According to this arrangement, gifts and sacrifices are offered which cannot perfect the conscience of the worshiper,

Daniel Mace New Testament

This type subsists to the present time, both gifts and sacrifices being still offered, which cannot purify the mind of him that officiates

Darby Translation

the which is an image for the present time, according to which both gifts and sacrifices, unable to perfect as to conscience him that worshipped, are offered,

Godbey New Testament

which is a figure unto the present time, in which gifts and sacrifices are offered, not being able to make the worshiper perfect, as to his conscience;

Goodspeed New Testament

And all this looked toward the present time and was symbolic of the fact that the mere offering of material gifts and sacrifices cannot inwardly qualify the worshiper to approach God,

John Wesley New Testament

Which was a figure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices, which could not perfect the worshiper as to his conscience,

Julia Smith Translation

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;

King James 2000

Which was a figure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices, that could not make him that did the service perfect, as pertaining to the conscience;

Lexham Expanded Bible

which [was] a symbol for the present time, in which both the gifts and sacrifices which were offered were not able to perfect the worshiper with respect to the conscience,

Modern King James verseion

For it was a figure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices that could not make him who did the service perfect as regards the conscience,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which was a similitude for the time then present, and in which were offered gifts and sacrifices that could not make them that minister perfect, as pertaining to the conscience;

Moffatt New Testament

(which foreshadowed the present age) was still standing, with its offerings of gifts and sacrifices which cannot possibly make the conscience of the worshipper perfect,

Montgomery New Testament

This is a parable, for the present time, according to which gifts and sacrifices are offered that are not able, as far as conscience is concerned, to perfect the worshiper;

NET Bible

This was a symbol for the time then present, when gifts and sacrifices were offered that could not perfect the conscience of the worshiper.

New Heart English Bible

which is a symbol of the present age, where gifts and sacrifices are offered that are incapable, concerning the conscience, of making the worshipper perfect;

Noyes New Testament

which is a figure for the present time, in accordance with which are offered both gifts and sacrifices, which have no power as to the conscience to perfect the worshipper,

Sawyer New Testament

which is a type of the time at hand, in which gifts and sacrifices are offered that cannot perfect the worshipper as to the conscience,

The Emphasized Bible

The which is a similitude for the present season, according to which both gifts and sacrifices are offered, which cannot, as to the conscience, perfect him that rendereth the divine service: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

which figurative representation [continues] unto the present time, according to which both gifts and sacrifices are offered, which cannot, with respect to conscience, make him perfect who performs the services,

Twentieth Century New Testament

For that was only a type, to continue down to the present time; and, in keeping with it, both gifts and sacrifices are offered, though incapable of satisfying the conscience of the worshiper;

Webster

Which was a figure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices, that could not make him that did the service perfect, as pertaining to the conscience;

Weymouth New Testament

And this is a figure--for the time now present--answering to which both gifts and sacrifices are offered, unable though they are to give complete freedom from sin to him who ministers.

Williams New Testament

for it is merely a symbol of the present time in connection with which gifts and sacrifices are repeatedly offered though they cannot make the conscience of the worshiper perfect,

World English Bible

which is a symbol of the present age, where gifts and sacrifices are offered that are incapable, concerning the conscience, of making the worshipper perfect;

Worrell New Testament

which, indeed, is a figure for the time present, according to which are offered both gifts and sacrifices, which cannot, as to the conscience, make the worshiper perfect;

Worsley New Testament

Which figure remains to the present time, wherein gifts and sacrifices are offered, that cannot perfect the worshipper as to his conscience,

Youngs Literal Translation

which is a simile in regard to the present time, in which both gifts and sacrifices are offered, which are not able, in regard to conscience, to make perfect him who is serving,

Interlinear

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

παραβολή 
Parabole 
Usage: 38

for
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the time
καιρός 
Kairos 
Usage: 63

ἐνίστημι 
Enistemi 
Usage: 7

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

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

προσφέρω 
Prosphero 
Usage: 36

τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170

δῶρον 
Doron 
Usage: 9

and

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

θυσία 
Thusia 
Usage: 26

μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

δύναμαι 
Dunamai 
can , cannot , be able, may , able,
Usage: 140

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

τελειόω 
Teleioo 
Usage: 18

λατρεύω 
Latreuo 
Usage: 19

τελειόω 
Teleioo 
Usage: 18

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

Context Readings

The Earthly Ministry Of The Old Covenant

8 [By his doing this] the Holy Spirit signifies that the way into the Holy Place [Note: This actually refers to the Holy of Holies, and represents heaven] had not yet been disclosed [i.e., made accessible] while the first Tabernacle was still standing. 9 [That Tabernacle] is symbolic of the present time, [indicating] that both gifts and [animal] sacrifices, which are offered [by the priests], are not able to give the worshiper a clear conscience 10 since, with foods and drinks and various [ceremonial] washings, they are only outward regulations imposed until the time when everything would be made right [i.e., under the New Agreement].


Cross References

Hebrews 5:1

For every head priest is chosen from among men, and is appointed on behalf of people, to offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins.

Hebrews 5:1-7

For every head priest is chosen from among men, and is appointed on behalf of people, to offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins.

Hebrews 5:1-19

For every head priest is chosen from among men, and is appointed on behalf of people, to offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins.

Romans 5:14

Yet [physical] death ruled [over mankind] from the time of Adam to Moses, even over those people who had not sinned the way Adam did. [Now] Adam prefigured the coming of Jesus.

Galatians 3:21

Is the law of Moses contrary to the promises of God? Certainly not! For if there had been a law given which could provide [never ending] life, then a person could be considered right with God by [obeying the requirements of such] a law.

Hebrews 7:11

So, if perfection [i.e., a right relationship with God] could have been attained through the Levitical priesthood, (for under it people had received the law of Moses), what further need would there have been for another priest to arise, according to the order of Melchizedek, who was not considered "according to the order of Aaron"?

Hebrews 7:18-19

For on one hand, the previous command [i.e., the law of Moses] was set aside because it was weak and useless,

Hebrews 9:13-14

For if the blood of goats and bulls, and a [burnt] heifer's ashes sprinkled on people who had been [ceremonially] defiled, could purify them so as to make them [ceremonially] clean on the outside,

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ did not enter the Holy of Holies made by hand, which is [only] a counterpart of the true one, but into heaven itself, where He now appears in God's presence for us. [See verse 12].

Hebrews 10:1-4

For the law of Moses was [only] a foreshadow of the good things that [were] to come [i.e., in the Messianic age], not the exact image of those things. It can never, by the same sacrifices, continually offered year after year, make [morally] perfect those who draw near [to God in worship].

Hebrews 10:11

For every priest stands and performs his service day after day, offering over and over the same sacrifices which can never take away sins.

Hebrews 11:19

[So], he reasoned that God was able to raise up [Isaac] from the dead, which, in a sense, he did receive him back [from the dead].

Hebrews 11:39-40

And all of these people were commended [by God] for their faith, yet did not receive [all of] what was promised to them,

1 Peter 1:11-12

They studied [their own prophecies] to learn what, or which, [person or] time the Holy Spirit in them pointed to, in predicting the sufferings of Christ and the glories yet to come.

1 Peter 3:21

This water prefigured immersion [into Christ], which now also saves you, not by removing dirt from the [physical] body, but [by serving] as an appeal [or, "pledge"] to God for a clear conscience through the raising of Jesus Christ from the dead.

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