New Living Translation
Jesus has already gone in there for us. He has become our eternal High Priest in the order of Melchizedek.
King James Bible
Whither the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus, made an high priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.
Darby Bible Translation
where Jesus is entered as forerunner for us, become for ever a high priest according to the order of Melchisedec.
World English Bible
where as a forerunner Jesus entered for us, having become a high priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.
Young's Literal Translation
whither a forerunner for us did enter -- Jesus, after the order of Melchisedek chief priest having become -- to the age.
Hebrews 6:20 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:20 A forerunner uses to be less in dignity than those that are to follow him. But it is not so here; for Christ who is gone before us is infinitely superior to us. What an honour is it to believers, to have so glorious a forerunner, now appearing in the presence of God for them.
LibraryThe Gospel Refuge.
THE GOSPEL REFUGE. "We have a strong consolation who have fled for Refuge."--HEB. vi. 18. And now, my young friends, we have finished the survey of our picture-gallery. We have wandered among these six cities in the old land of promise. I shall repeat their names once more, that you may remember them. KEDESH, Holiness. SHECHEM, Shoulder. HEBRON, Fellowship. BEZER, Stronghold. RAMOTH, Exaltation. GOLAN, Joy. What a complete Saviour! In Him "all fullness …
John Ross Macduff—The Cities of Refuge: or, The Name of Jesus
Because There is not a Single Scripture in the Church Epistles Which, Rightly Interpreted, Teaches a Partial Rapture.
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Writings of St. Ambrose.
The LORD has taken an oath and will not break his vow: "You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek."
There is more than enough room in my Father's home. If this were not so, would I have told you that I am going to prepare a place for you?
Therefore, it was necessary for him to be made in every respect like us, his brothers and sisters, so that he could be our merciful and faithful High Priest before God. Then he could offer a sacrifice that would take away the sins of the people.
And so, dear brothers and sisters who belong to God and are partners with those called to heaven, think carefully about this Jesus whom we declare to be God's messenger and High Priest.
So then, since we have a great High Priest who has entered heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to what we believe.
And in another passage God said to him, "You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek."
The priests who collect tithes are men who die, so Melchizedek is greater than they are, because we are told that he lives on.
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