Hebrews 8:6
Good News Translation
But now, Jesus has been given priestly work which is superior to theirs, just as the covenant which he arranged between God and his people is a better one, because it is based on promises of better things.

Contemporary English Version
Now Christ has been appointed to serve as a priest in a much better way, and he has given us much assurance of a better agreement.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But now he hath obtained a better ministry, by how much also he is a mediator of a better testament which is established on better promises.

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But now he hath obtained a better ministry, by how much also he is a mediator of a better testament which is established on better promises.

obtained.

Hebrews 8:7-13 For if that former had been faultless, there should not indeed a place have been sought for a second. . . .

2 Corinthians 3:6-11 Who also hath made us fit ministers of the new testament, not in the letter but in the spirit. For the letter killeth: but the spirit quickeneth. . . .

the mediator.

Hebrews 7:22 By so much is Jesus made a surety of a better testament.

Hebrews 12:24 And to Jesus the mediator of the new testament, and to the sprinkling of blood which speaketh better than that of Abel.

Galatians 3:19,20 Why then was the law? It was set because of transgressions, until the seed should come to whom he made the promise, being ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator. . . .

covenant.

Hebrews 7:22 By so much is Jesus made a surety of a better testament.

Hebrews 9:15-20 And therefore he is the mediator of the new testament: that by means of his death for the redemption of those transgressions which were under the former testament, they that are called may receive the promise of eternal inheritance. . . .

was established.

upon.

Hebrews 8:10-12 For this is the testament which I will make to the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord: I will give my laws into their mind: and in their heart will I write them. And I will be their God: and they shall be my people. . . .

Romans 9:4 Who are Israelites: to whom belongeth the adoption as of children and the glory and the testament and the giving of the law and the service of God and the promises:

Galatians 3:16-21 To Abraham were the promises made and to his seed. He saith not: And to his seeds as of many. But as of one: And to thy seed, which is Christ. . . .

Titus 1:2 Unto the hope of life everlasting, which God, who lieth not, hath promised before the times of the world:

2 Peter 1:4 By whom he hath given us most great and precious promises: that by these you may be made partakers of the divine nature: flying the corruption of that concupiscence which is in the world.

Context
The New Covenant
5Who serve unto the example and shadow of heavenly things. As it was answered to Moses, when he was to finish the tabernacle: See (saith he) that thou make all things according to the pattern which was shewn thee on the mount. 6But now he hath obtained a better ministry, by how much also he is a mediator of a better testament which is established on better promises. 7For if that former had been faultless, there should not indeed a place have been sought for a second.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 50:5
They shall ask the way to Sion, their faces are hitherward. They shall come, and shall be joined to the Lord by an everlasting covenant, which shall never be forgotten.

Luke 22:20
In like manner, the chalice also, after he had supped, saying: This is the chalice, the new testament in my blood, which shall be shed for you.

Galatians 3:20
Now a mediator is not of one: but God is one.

Ephesians 2:12
That you were at that time without Christ, being aliens from the conversation of Israel and strangers to the testament, having no hope of the promise and without God in this world.

1 Timothy 2:5
For there is one God: and one mediator of God and men, the man Christ Jesus:

Hebrews 7:22
By so much is Jesus made a surety of a better testament.

Hebrews 8:8
For, finding fault with them, he saith: Behold the days shall come, saith the Lord: and I will perfect, unto the house of Israel and unto the house of Juda, a new testament:

Hebrews 8:13
Now in saying a new, he hath made the former old. And that which decayeth and groweth old is near its end.

Hebrews 9:15
And therefore he is the mediator of the new testament: that by means of his death for the redemption of those transgressions which were under the former testament, they that are called may receive the promise of eternal inheritance.

Hebrews 12:24
And to Jesus the mediator of the new testament, and to the sprinkling of blood which speaketh better than that of Abel.

Additional Translations
Now, however, Jesus has received a much more excellent ministry, just as the covenant He mediates is better and is founded on better promises.

But now He has obtained a more excellent ministry, as much as He is also the mediator of a better covenant, which has been enacted upon better promises.

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

But now hath he obtained a ministry the more excellent, by so much as he is also the mediator of a better covenant, which hath been enacted upon better promises.

But now he has got a more excellent ministry, by so much as he is mediator of a better covenant, which is established on the footing of better promises.

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

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.

But, as a matter of fact, the ministry which Christ has obtained is all the nobler a ministry, in that He is at the same time the negotiator of a sublimer covenant, based upon sublimer promises.

But now he has obtained a more excellent ministry, by so much as he is also the mediator of a better covenant, which on better promises has been given as law.

and now he hath obtained a more excellent service, how much also of a better covenant is he mediator, which on better promises hath been sanctioned,
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