Hebrews 7:18
Good News Translation
The old rule, then, is set aside, because it was weak and useless.

Contemporary English Version
In this way a weak and useless command was put aside,

Douay-Rheims Bible
There is indeed a setting aside of the former commandment, because of the weakness and unprofitableness thereof:

New American Bible
On the one hand, a former commandment is annulled because of its weakness and uselessness,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

There is indeed a setting aside of the former commandment, because of the weakness and unprofitableness thereof:

a disannulling.

Hebrews 7:11,12 If then perfection was by the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people received the law), what further need was there that another priest should rise according to the order of Melchisedech: and not be called according to the order of Aaron? . . .

Hebrews 8:7-13 For if that former had been faultless, there should not indeed a place have been sought for a second. . . .

Hebrews 10:1-9 For the law, having a shadow of the good things to come, not the very image of the things, by the selfsame sacrifices which they offer continually every year, can never make the comers thereunto perfect. . . .

Romans 3:31 Do we then, destroy the law through faith? God forbid! But we establish the law.

Galatians 3:15,17 Brethren (I speak after the manner of man), yet a man's testament, if it be confirmed, no man despiseth nor addeth to it. . . .

the weakness.

Hebrews 7:19 For the law brought nothing to perfection: but a bringing in of a better hope, by which we draw nigh to God.

Hebrews 8:7,8 For if that former had been faultless, there should not indeed a place have been sought for a second. . . .

Hebrews 9:9,10 Which is a parable of the time present: according to which gifts and sacrifices are offered, which cannot, as to the conscience, make him perfect that serveth, only in meats and in drinks, . . .

Hebrews 10:1-4 For the law, having a shadow of the good things to come, not the very image of the things, by the selfsame sacrifices which they offer continually every year, can never make the comers thereunto perfect. . . .

Hebrews 13:9 Be not led away with various and strange doctrines. For it is best that the heart be established with grace, not with meats: which have not profited those that walk in them.

Acts 13:39 In him every one that believeth is justified.

Romans 8:3 For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God, sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and of sin, hath condemned sin in the flesh.

Galatians 4:9,21 But now, after that you have known God, or rather are known by God: how turn you again to the weak and needy elements which you desire to serve again? . . .

1 Timothy 4:8 For bodily exercise is profitable to little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come.

Context
A Superior Priesthood
17For he testifieth: Thou art a priest for ever according to the order of Melchisedech. 18There is indeed a setting aside of the former commandment, because of the weakness and unprofitableness thereof: 19For the law brought nothing to perfection: but a bringing in of a better hope, by which we draw nigh to God.…
Cross References
Romans 8:3
For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God, sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and of sin, hath condemned sin in the flesh.

Galatians 3:21
Was the law then against the promises of God: God forbid! For if there had been a law given which could give life, verily justice should have been by the law.

Hebrews 7:11
If then perfection was by the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people received the law), what further need was there that another priest should rise according to the order of Melchisedech: and not be called according to the order of Aaron?

Additional Translations
So the former commandment is set aside because it was weak and useless

For indeed, there is a putting away of the preceding commandment, because of its weakness and uselessness

For there is truly a cancellation of the commandment going before for the weakness and unprofitableness thereof.

For there is a disannulling of a foregoing commandment because of its weakness and unprofitableness

For there is a setting aside of the commandment going before for its weakness and unprofitableness,

For there is a disannulling of a foregoing commandment because of its weakness and unprofitableness

For there is verily a disannulling of the preceding commandment on account of its weakness and unprofitableness.

On the one hand we have here the abrogation of an earlier code because it was weak and ineffective--

For there is an annulling of a foregoing commandment because of its weakness and uselessness

for a disannulling indeed doth come of the command going before because of its weakness, and unprofitableness,
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