Hebrews 10:4
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English Standard Version
For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins.

King James Bible
For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins.

American Standard Version
For it is impossible that the blood of bulls and goats should take away sins.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For it is impossible that with the blood of oxen and goats sin should be taken away.

English Revised Version
For it is impossible that the blood of bulls and goats should take away sins.

Webster's Bible Translation
For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins.

Weymouth New Testament
For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins.

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Hebrews 10:8 Above when he said, Sacrifice and offering and burnt offerings and offering for sin you would not, neither had pleasure therein...

Hebrews 9:9,13 Which was a figure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices...

Psalm 50:8-12 I will not reprove you for your sacrifices or your burnt offerings, to have been continually before me...

Psalm 51:16 For you desire not sacrifice; else would I give it: you delight not in burnt offering.

Isaiah 1:11-15 To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices to me? said the LORD: I am full of the burnt offerings of rams...

Isaiah 66:3 He that kills an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrifices a lamb, as if he cut off a dog's neck; he that offers an oblation...

Jeremiah 6:20 To what purpose comes there to me incense from Sheba, and the sweet cane from a far country? your burnt offerings are not acceptable...

Jeremiah 7:21,22 Thus said the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Put your burnt offerings to your sacrifices, and eat flesh...

Hosea 6:6 For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.

Amos 5:21,22 I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies...

Micah 6:6-8 With which shall I come before the LORD, and bow myself before the high God? shall I come before him with burnt offerings...

Mark 12:33 And to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength...

take. There were essential defects in these sacrifices.

1st.--They were not of the same nature with those who sinned.

2nd.--They were not of sufficient value to make satisfaction for the affronts done to the justice and government of God.

3rd.--The beasts offered up under the law could not consent to put themselves in the sinner's room and place. The atoning sacrifice must be one capable of consenting, and must voluntarily substitute himself in the sinner's stead: Christ did so.

Hebrews 10:11 And every priest stands daily ministering and offering oftentimes the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins:

Hosea 14:2 Take with you words, and turn to the LORD: say to him, Take away all iniquity, and receive us graciously...

John 1:29 The next day John sees Jesus coming to him, and said, Behold the Lamb of God, which takes away the sin of the world.

Romans 11:27 For this is my covenant to them, when I shall take away their sins.

1 John 3:5 And you know that he was manifested to take away our sins; and in him is no sin.

Cross References
Hebrews 9:12
he entered once for all into the holy places, not by means of the blood of goats and calves but by means of his own blood, thus securing an eternal redemption.

Hebrews 9:13
For if the blood of goats and bulls, and the sprinkling of defiled persons with the ashes of a heifer, sanctify for the purification of the flesh,

Hebrews 10:1
For since the law has but a shadow of the good things to come instead of the true form of these realities, it can never, by the same sacrifices that are continually offered every year, make perfect those who draw near.

Hebrews 10:11
And every priest stands daily at his service, offering repeatedly the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins.

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