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Hebrews 6:17-20

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6:17 In the same way 1  God wanted to demonstrate more clearly to the heirs of the promise that his purpose was unchangeable, 2  and so he intervened with an oath, 6:18 so that we who have found refuge in him 3  may find strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before us through two unchangeable things, since it is impossible for God to lie. 6:19 We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, sure and steadfast, which reaches inside behind the curtain, 4  6:20 where Jesus our forerunner entered on our behalf, since he became a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek. 5 

1 tn Grk “in which.”

2 tn Or “immutable” (here and in v. 18); Grk “the unchangeableness of his purpose.”

3 tn Grk “have taken refuge”; the basis of that refuge is implied in the preceding verse.

4 sn The curtain refers to the veil or drape in the temple that separated the holy place from the holy of holies.

5 sn A quotation from Ps 110:4, picked up again from Heb 5:6, 10.



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