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Hebrews 9:6

    Hebrews 9:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Now when these things were thus ordained, the priests went always into the first tabernacle, accomplishing the service of God.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Now when these things were thus ordained, the priests went always into the first tabernacle, accomplishing the service of God.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Now these things having been thus prepared, the priests go in continually into the first tabernacle, accomplishing the services;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now while these things were in existence, the priests went into the first Tent at all times, for prayer and the making of offerings.

    Webster's Revision

    Now these things having been thus prepared, the priests go in continually into the first tabernacle, accomplishing the services;

    World English Bible

    Now these things having been thus prepared, the priests go in continually into the first tabernacle, accomplishing the services,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Now these things having been thus prepared, the priests go in continually into the first tabernacle, accomplishing the services;

    Definitions for Hebrews 9:6

    Tabernacle - A tent, booth or dwelling.

    Clarke's Commentary on Hebrews 9:6

    When these thing were thus ordained - When the tabernacle was made, and its furniture placed in it, according to the Divine direction.

    The priests went always into the first Tabernacle - That is, into the first part of the tabernacle, or holy place, into which he went every day twice, accomplishing the services, τας λατρειας επιτελουντες, which included his burning the incense at the morning and evening sacrifice, dressing the lamps, removing the old show-bread and laying on the new, and sprinkling the blood of the sin-offerings before the veil Leviticus 4:6 : and for these works he must have constant access to the place.

    Barnes' Notes on Hebrews 9:6

    When these things were thus ordained - Thus arranged or appointed. Having shown what the tabernacle was, the apostle proceeds to show what was done in it. "The priests went always into the first tabernacle." The outer tabernacle called the holy place. They were not permitted to enter the Holy of Holies, that being entered only once in a year by the High Priest. The holy place was entered every day to make the morning and evening oblation.

    Accomplishing the service of God - Performing the acts of worship which God had appointed - burning incense, etc.; Luke 1:9.

    Wesley's Notes on Hebrews 9:6

    9:6 Always - Every day. Accomplishing their services - Lighting the lamps, changing the shewbread, burning incense, and sprinkling the blood of the sin offerings.