The Holy Spirit is making clear that the way into the holy place had not yet appeared as long as the old tabernacle 1 was standing.
The Holy Spirit was showing by this that the way into the Most Holy Place had not yet been disclosed as long as the first tabernacle was still standing.
The Holy Spirit is signifying this, that the way into the holy place has not yet been disclosed while the outer tabernacle is still standing,
By these regulations the Holy Spirit revealed that the Most Holy Place was not open to the people as long as the first room and the entire system it represents were still in use.
This was the Holy Spirit's way of showing with a visible parable that as long as the large tent stands, people can't just walk in on God.
The Holy Spirit witnessing by this that the way into the holy place had not at that time been made open, while the first Tent was still in being;
By this the Holy Spirit indicates that the way into the sanctuary has not yet been disclosed as long as the first tent is still standing.
the Holy Spirit indicating this, that the way into the Holiest of All was not yet made manifest while the first tabernacle was still standing.
that the way
into the holiest of all
while as the first
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is making clear
into the holy place
as long as the old
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1 tn Grk “the first tent.” The literal phrase “the first tent” refers to either (1) the outer chamber of the tabernacle in the wilderness (as in vv. 2, 6) or (2) the entire tabernacle as a symbol of the OT system of approaching God. The second is more likely given the contrast that follows in vv. 11-12.