Hebrews 9:22
New International Version
In fact, the law requires that nearly everything be cleansed with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.

New Living Translation
In fact, according to the law of Moses, nearly everything was purified with blood. For without the shedding of blood, there is no forgiveness.

English Standard Version
Indeed, under the law almost everything is purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sins.

Berean Study Bible
According to the Law, in fact, nearly everything must be purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.

Berean Literal Bible
And almost all things are purified with blood according to the Law, and apart from blood-shedding there is no forgiveness.

New American Standard Bible
And according to the Law, one may almost say, all things are cleansed with blood, and without shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.

King James Bible
And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission.

Christian Standard Bible
According to the law almost everything is purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.

Contemporary English Version
The Law says that almost everything must be sprinkled with blood, and no sins can be forgiven unless blood is offered.

Good News Translation
Indeed, according to the Law almost everything is purified by blood, and sins are forgiven only if blood is poured out.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
According to the law almost everything is purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.

International Standard Version
In fact, under the Law almost everything is cleansed with blood, and without the shedding of the blood there is no forgiveness.

NET Bible
Indeed according to the law almost everything was purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.

New Heart English Bible
According to the Law, nearly everything is cleansed with blood, and apart from shedding of blood there is no remission.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because all things are purged by blood in The Written Law, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
As Moses' Teachings tell us, blood was used to cleanse almost everything, because if no blood is shed, no sins can be forgiven.

New American Standard 1977
And according to the Law, one may almost say, all things are cleansed with blood, and without shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And almost all things are by the law purged with blood, and without shedding of blood there is no remission.

King James 2000 Bible
And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission.

American King James Version
And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission.

American Standard Version
And according to the law, I may almost say, all things are cleansed with blood, and apart from shedding of blood there is no remission.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And almost all things, according to the law, are cleansed with blood: and without shedding of blood there is no remission.

Darby Bible Translation
and almost all things are purified with blood according to the law, and without blood-shedding there is no remission.

English Revised Version
And according to the law, I may almost say, all things are cleansed with blood, and apart from shedding of blood there is no remission.

Webster's Bible Translation
And almost all things are by the law cleansed with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission.

Weymouth New Testament
Indeed we may almost say that in obedience to the Law everything is sprinkled with blood, and that apart from the outpouring of blood there is no remission of sins.

World English Bible
According to the law, nearly everything is cleansed with blood, and apart from shedding of blood there is no remission.

Young's Literal Translation
and with blood almost all things are purified according to the law, and apart from blood-shedding forgiveness doth not come.
Study Bible
Redemption through His Blood
21In the same way, he sprinkled with blood the tabernacle and all the vessels used in worship. 22According to the Law, in fact, nearly everything must be purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness. 23So it was necessary for the copies of the heavenly things to be purified with these sacrifices, but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.…
Cross References
Leviticus 5:11
But if he cannot afford two turtledoves or two young pigeons, he may bring a tenth of an ephah of fine flour as an offering for his sin. He must not put olive oil or frankincense on it, because it is a sin offering.

Leviticus 17:11
For the life of a creature is in the blood, and I have given it to you to make an atonement for your souls upon the altar, since it is the lifeblood that makes atonement.

Ezekiel 43:18
Then He said to me: "Son of man, this is what the Lord GOD says: 'These are the statutes for the altar on the day it is constructed, so that burnt offerings may be sacrificed on it and blood may be sprinkled on it:

Treasury of Scripture

And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission.

almost.

Leviticus 14:6,14,25,51,52
As for the living bird, he shall take it, and the cedar wood, and the scarlet, and the hyssop, and shall dip them and the living bird in the blood of the bird that was killed over the running water: …

and without.

Leviticus 4:20,26,35
And he shall do with the bullock as he did with the bullock for a sin offering, so shall he do with this: and the priest shall make an atonement for them, and it shall be forgiven them…

Leviticus 5:10,12,18
And he shall offer the second for a burnt offering, according to the manner: and the priest shall make an atonement for him for his sin which he hath sinned, and it shall be forgiven him…

Leviticus 6:7
And the priest shall make an atonement for him before the LORD: and it shall be forgiven him for any thing of all that he hath done in trespassing therein.







Lexicon
According to
κατὰ (kata)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 2596: A primary particle; down, in varied relations (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined).

the
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Law,
νόμον (nomon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3551: From a primary nemo; law, genitive case, specially, (including the volume); also of the Gospel), or figuratively.

in fact,
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

nearly
σχεδὸν (schedon)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 4975: Nearly, almost. Neuter of a presumed derivative of the alternate of echo as adverb; nigh, i.e. Nearly.

everything
πάντα (panta)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

must be purified
καθαρίζεται (katharizetai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2511: To cleanse, make clean, literally, ceremonially, or spiritually, according to context. From katharos; to cleanse.

with
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

blood,
αἵματι (haimati)
Noun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 129: Blood, literally, figuratively or specially; by implication, bloodshed, also kindred.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

without
χωρὶς (chōris)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 5565: Apart from, separately from; without. Adverb from chora; at a space, i.e. Separately or apart from.

the shedding of blood
αἱματεκχυσίας (haimatekchysias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 130: A shedding or pouring forth of blood (in sacrifice). From haima and a derivative of ekcheo; an effusion of blood.

there is
γίνεται (ginetai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

no
οὐ (ou)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

forgiveness.
ἄφεσις (aphesis)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 859: A sending away, a letting go, a release, pardon, complete forgiveness. From aphiemi; freedom; pardon.
(22) And almost all things.--The meaning of the word "almost," as it stands in the Greek, is rather, "One may almost lay down the rule," "One may almost say." What follows, in both parts of the verse, is a general saying, modified by these introductory words. And one may almost say--according to the Law, all things are cleansed in blood, and apart from the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness. To the first rule an exception is found in the various purifications by water or by fire (see Numbers 31:22-24); to the second in the remarkable law of Leviticus 5:11-13. The expression "in blood" is used because sprinkling with the blood of the slain victim was in figure a surrounding with, or inclusion within, the purifying element. On "cleansed" (Hebrews 1:3) the best comment is found in Leviticus 16:19; Leviticus 16:30; on "forgiveness," in the words which in Leviticus 4 are repeatedly (Leviticus 4:20; Leviticus 4:26; Leviticus 4:31; Leviticus 4:35) used of the effect of the sin offering, "it shall be forgiven him." The second clause of the verse is founded on Leviticus 17:11. By "shedding of blood" we must probably understand the slaying of the animal, rather than the pouring out of the blood by the altar (Leviticus 4:34, et al.) With these words compare Luke 22:20.

Verse 22. - And almost (rather, eve may almost say that) all things are according to the Law purified with blood; and without shedding of blood there is no remission. The essentiality of blood, which is "the life of all flesh," for atonement and consequent remission, is emphatically asserted in Leviticus 17:11, which expresses the principle of the whole sacrificial ritual. The idea seems to be that the life of man is forfeit to Divine justice (cf. Genesis 2:17), and so blood, representing life, must be offered instead of his life for atonement. 9:15-22 The solemn transactions between God and man, are sometimes called a covenant, here a testament, which is a willing deed of a person, bestowing legacies on such persons as are described, and it only takes effect upon his death. Thus Christ died, not only to obtain the blessings of salvation for us, but to give power to the disposal of them. All, by sin, were become guilty before God, had forfeited every thing that is good; but God, willing to show the greatness of his mercy, proclaimed a covenant of grace. Nothing could be clean to a sinner, not even his religious duties; except as his guilt was done away by the death of a sacrifice, of value sufficient for that end, and unless he continually depended upon it. May we ascribe all real good works to the same all-procuring cause, and offer our spiritual sacrifices as sprinkled with Christ's blood, and so purified from their defilement.
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