New Living Translation
For that old system deals only with food and drink and various cleansing ceremonies--physical regulations that were in effect only until a better system could be established.
King James Bible
Which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them until the time of reformation.
Darby Bible Translation
consisting only of meats and drinks and divers washings, ordinances of flesh, imposed until the time of setting things right.
World English Bible
being only (with meats and drinks and various washings) fleshly ordinances, imposed until a time of reformation.
Young's Literal Translation
only in victuals, and drinks, and different baptisms, and fleshly ordinances -- till the time of reformation imposed upon them.
Hebrews 9:10 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:10 They could not so perfect him, with all their train of precepts relating to meats and drinks, and carnal, gross, external ordinances; and were therefore imposed only till the time of reformation - Till Christ came.
LibraryThe Blood of the Testament
BLOOD IS ALWAYS a terrible thing. It makes a sensitive mind shudder even to pronounce the word; but, to look upon the thing itself causes a thrill of horror. Although by familiarity men shake this off, for the seeing of the eye and the hearing of the ear can harden the heart, the instinct of a little child may teach you what is natural to us in referer to blood. How it will worry if its finger bleeds ever so little, shocked as the sight, actually there be no smart. I envy not the man whose pity would …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 58: 1912
An Unalterable Law
The Deity of the Holy Spirit.
The Book of the Covenant
"Give the following instructions to the people of Israel. "Of all the land animals, these are the ones you may use for food.
If you pick up their carcasses, you must wash your clothes, and you will remain defiled until evening.
they must give up wine and other alcoholic drinks. They must not use vinegar made from wine or from other alcoholic drinks, they must not drink fresh grape juice, and they must not eat grapes or raisins.
All those who touch a dead body and do not purify themselves in the proper way defile the LORD's Tabernacle, and they will be cut off from the community of Israel. Since the water of purification was not sprinkled on them, their defilement continues.
Similarly, they don't eat anything from the market until they immerse their hands in water. This is but one of many traditions they have clung to--such as their ceremonial washing of cups, pitchers, and kettles.)
So don't let anyone condemn you for what you eat or drink, or for not celebrating certain holy days or new moon ceremonies or Sabbaths.
And if the priesthood is changed, the law must also be changed to permit it.
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