New Living Translation
Because of this oath, Jesus is the one who guarantees this better covenant with God.
King James Bible
By so much was Jesus made a surety of a better testament.
Darby Bible Translation
by so much Jesus became surety of a better covenant.
World English Bible
By so much, Jesus has become the collateral of a better covenant.
Young's Literal Translation
by so much of a better covenant hath Jesus become surety,
Hebrews 7:22 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:22 Of so much better a covenant - Unchangeable, eternal. Was Jesus made a surety - Or mediator. The word covenant frequently occurs in the remaining part of this epistle. The original word means either a covenant or a last will and testament. St. Paul takes it sometimes in the former, sometimes in the latter, sense; sometimes he includes both.
LibraryChrist Our High Priest.
"Now, if there was perfection through the Levitical priesthood (for under it hath the people received the law), what further need was there that another priest should arise after the order of Melchisedec, and not be reckoned after the order of Aaron? For the priesthood being changed, there is made of necessity a change also of the law. For he of whom these things are said belongeth to another tribe, from which no man hath given attendance at the altar. For it is evident that our Lord hath sprung …
Frank G. Allen—Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel
The Great High Priest
Christ a Complete Saviour:
Please guarantee a blessing for me. Don't let the arrogant oppress me!
Delirious, I chattered like a swallow or a crane, and then I moaned like a mourning dove. My eyes grew tired of looking to heaven for help. I am in trouble, Lord. Help me!"
There were many priests under the old system, for death prevented them from remaining in office.
But now Jesus, our High Priest, has been given a ministry that is far superior to the old priesthood, for he is the one who mediates for us a far better covenant with God, based on better promises.
But when God found fault with the people, he said: "The day is coming, says the LORD, when I will make a new covenant with the people of Israel and Judah.
When God speaks of a "new" covenant, it means he has made the first one obsolete. It is now out of date and will soon disappear.
Jump to PreviousAgreement Better Collateral Covenant Guarantee Guarantor Jesus Makes Oath Surety Testament
Jump to NextAgreement Better Collateral Covenant Guarantee Guarantor Jesus Makes Oath Surety Testament
LinksHebrews 7:22 NIV
Hebrews 7:22 NLT
Hebrews 7:22 ESV
Hebrews 7:22 NASB
Hebrews 7:22 KJV
Hebrews 7:22 Bible Apps
Hebrews 7:22 Biblia Paralela
Hebrews 7:22 Chinese Bible
Hebrews 7:22 French Bible
Hebrews 7:22 German Bible
Hebrews 7:22 Commentaries