Hebrews 7:20
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English Standard Version
And it was not without an oath. For those who formerly became priests were made such without an oath,

King James Bible
And inasmuch as not without an oath he was made priest:

American Standard Version
And inasmuch as it is not without the taking of an oath

Douay-Rheims Bible
And inasmuch as it is not without an oath, (for the others indeed were made priests without an oath;

English Revised Version
And inasmuch as it is not without the taking of an oath

Webster's Bible Translation
And inasmuch as not without an oath he was made priest:

Weymouth New Testament
And since it was not without an oath being taken--

Hebrews 7:20 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Not without an oath (οὐ χωρὶς ὁρκωμοσίας)

The A.V. is, on the whole, better than Rev. by inserting he was made priest. Ὁρκωμοσία only in Hebrews. In lxx see Ezekiel 17:18; 1 Esdr. 9:93. For an oath rend. the taking of an oath.

Hebrews 7:20 Parallel Commentaries

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Hebrews 7:19 (for the Law made nothing perfect), and on the other hand there is a bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.

Hebrews 7:21 (for they indeed became priests without an oath, but He with an oath through the One who said to Him, "THE LORD HAS SWORN AND WILL NOT CHANGE HIS MIND, 'YOU ARE A PRIEST FOREVER '");

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Hebrews 7:19
(for the law made nothing perfect); but on the other hand, a better hope is introduced, through which we draw near to God.

Hebrews 7:21
but this one was made a priest with an oath by the one who said to him: "The Lord has sworn and will not change his mind, 'You are a priest forever.'"

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