Hebrews 10:9
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New International Version
Then he said, "Here I am, I have come to do your will." He sets aside the first to establish the second.

New Living Translation
Then he said, "Look, I have come to do your will." He cancels the first covenant in order to put the second into effect.

English Standard Version
then he added, “Behold, I have come to do your will.” He does away with the first in order to establish the second.

New American Standard Bible
then He said, "BEHOLD, I HAVE COME TO DO YOUR WILL." He takes away the first in order to establish the second.

King James Bible
Then said he, Lo, I come to do thy will, O God. He taketh away the first, that he may establish the second.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He then says, See, I have come to do Your will. He takes away the first to establish the second.

International Standard Version
Then he says, "See, I have come to do your will." He takes away the first in order to establish the second.

NET Bible
then he says, "Here I am: I have come to do your will." He does away with the first to establish the second.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And afterward he said, “Behold, I have come to do your will, oh God.” In this he abolishes the first to establish the second.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then Christ says, "I have come to do what you want." He did away with sacrifices in order to establish the obedience that God wants.

Jubilee Bible 2000
then he said, Behold, I come to do thy will, O God. He took away the first, that he may establish the second.

King James 2000 Bible
Then said he, Lo, I come to do your will, O God. He takes away the first, that he may establish the second.

American King James Version
Then said he, See, I come to do your will, O God. He takes away the first, that he may establish the second.

American Standard Version
then hath he said, Lo, I am come to do thy will. He taketh away the first, that he may establish the second.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then said I: Behold, I come to do thy will, O God: he taketh away the first, that he may establish that which followeth.

Darby Bible Translation
then he said, Lo, I come to do thy will. He takes away the first that he may establish the second;

English Revised Version
then hath he said, Lo, I am come to do thy will. He taketh away the first, that he may establish the second.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then said he, Lo, I come to do thy will, O God. He taketh away the first, that he may establish the second.

Weymouth New Testament
He then adds, "I have come to do Thy will." He does away with the first in order to establish the second.

World English Bible
then he has said, "Behold, I have come to do your will." He takes away the first, that he may establish the second,

Young's Literal Translation
then he said, 'Lo, I come to do, O God, Thy will;' he doth take away the first that the second he may establish;
Parallel Commentaries
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

10:1-10 The apostle having shown that the tabernacle, and ordinances of the covenant of Sinai, were only emblems and types of the gospel, concludes that the sacrifices the high priests offered continually, could not make the worshippers perfect, with respect to pardon, and the purifying of their consciences. But when God manifested in the flesh, became the sacrifice, and his death upon the accursed tree the ransom, then the Sufferer being of infinite worth, his free-will sufferings were of infinite value. The atoning sacrifice must be one capable of consenting, and must of his own will place himself in the sinner's stead: Christ did so. The fountain of all that Christ has done for his people, is the sovereign will and grace of God. The righteousness brought in, and the sacrifice once offered by Christ, are of eternal power, and his salvation shall never be done away. They are of power to make all the comers thereunto perfect; they derive from the atoning blood, strength and motives for obedience, and inward comfort.

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Then said he, lo, I come to do thy will, O God,.... See Gill on Hebrews 10:7.

he taketh away the first, that he may establish the second; the sense is, either that God has taken away, and abolished the law, that he might establish the Gospel; or he has caused the first covenant to vanish away, that place might be found for the second, or new covenant; or he has changed and abrogated the priesthood of Aaron, that he might confirm the unchangeable priesthood of Christ; or rather he has taken away that which was first spoken of in the above citation, namely, sacrifice, offering, burnt offerings, and sin offerings; these he has removed and rejected as insignificant and useless, that he might establish what is mentioned in the second place; namely, the will of God, which is no other than the sacrifice of Christ, offered up according to the will of God, and by which his will is done.

Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

9. Then said he—"At that time (namely, when speaking by David's mouth in the fortieth Psalm) He hath said." The rejection of the legal sacrifices involves, as its concomitant, the voluntary offer of Jesus to make the self-sacrifice with which God is well pleased (for, indeed, it was God's own "will" that He came to do in offering it: so that this sacrifice could not but be well pleasing to God).

I come—"I am come."

taketh away—"sets aside the first," namely, "the legal system of sacrifices" which God wills not.

the second—"the will of God" (Heb 10:7, 9) that Christ should redeem us by His self-sacrifice.

Hebrews 10:9 Additional Commentaries
Context
Christ's Sacrifice Once for All
8After saying above, "SACRIFICES AND OFFERINGS AND WHOLE BURNT OFFERINGS AND sacrifices FOR SIN YOU HAVE NOT DESIRED, NOR HAVE YOU TAKEN PLEASURE in them" (which are offered according to the Law), 9then He said, "BEHOLD, I HAVE COME TO DO YOUR WILL." He takes away the first in order to establish the second. 10By this will we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.…
Cross References
Psalm 40:7
Then I said, "Here I am, I have come-- it is written about me in the scroll.

Psalm 40:8
I desire to do your will, my God; your law is within my heart."

Hebrews 10:7
Then I said, 'Here I am--it is written about me in the scroll-- I have come to do your will, my God.'"
Treasury of Scripture

Then said he, See, I come to do your will, O God. He takes away the first, that he may establish the second.

Lo.

Hebrews 9:11-14 But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a …

He taketh.

Hebrews 7:18,19 For there is truly a cancellation of the commandment going before …

Hebrews 8:7-13 For if that first covenant had been faultless, then should no place …

Hebrews 12:27,28 And this word, Yet once more, signifies the removing of those things …

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