Hebrews 9:23
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
Thereforeοὖν
(oun)
3767: therefore, then, (and) soa prim. word
it was necessaryἈνάγκη
(anankē)
318: necessityfrom ana and agchó (to compress, press tight)
for the copiesὑποδείγματα
(upodeigmata)
5262: a figure, copy, examplefrom hupodeiknumi
of the things in the heavensοὐρανοῖς
(ouranois)
3772: heavena prim. word
to be cleansedκαθαρίζεσθαι
(katharizesthai)
2511: to cleansefrom katharos
with these,ταύτας
(tautas)
3778: thisprobably from a redupl. of ho,, used as a demonstrative pronoun
but the heavenly thingsἐπουράνια
(epourania)
2032: of heavenfrom epi and ouranos
themselvesαὐτὰ
(auta)
846: (1) self (emphatic) (2) he, she, it (used for the third pers. pron.) (3) the samean intensive pronoun, a prim. word
with betterκρείττοσιν
(kreittosin)
2909: bettercptv. of the same as kratistos
sacrificesθυσίαις
(thusiais)
2378: a sacrificefrom thuó
thanπαρὰ
(para)
3844: from beside, by the side of, by, besidea prim. preposition
these. 
 
3778: thisprobably from a redupl. of ho,, used as a demonstrative pronoun









KJV Lexicon
αναγκη  noun - nominative singular feminine
anagke  an-ang-kay':  constraint; by implication, distress -- distress, must needs, (of) necessity(-sary), needeth, needful.
ουν  conjunction
oun  oon:  (adverbially) certainly, or (conjunctionally) accordingly -- and (so, truly), but, now (then), so (likewise then), then, therefore, verily, wherefore.
τα  definite article - accusative plural neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
μεν  particle
men  men:  indicative of affirmation or concession (in fact); usually followed by a contrasted clause (this one, the former, etc.)
υποδειγματα  noun - accusative plural neuter
hupodeigma  hoop-od'-igue-mah:  an exhibit for imitation or warning (figuratively, specimen, adumbration) -- en-(ex-)ample, pattern.
των  definite article - genitive plural neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
τοις  definite article - dative plural masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
ουρανοις  noun - dative plural masculine
ouranos  oo-ran-os':  the sky; by extension, heaven (as the abode of God); by implication, happiness, power, eternity; specially, the Gospel (Christianity) -- air, heaven(-ly), sky.
τουτοις  demonstrative pronoun - dative plural neuter
toutois  too'-toice:  to (for, in, with or by) these (persons or things) -- such, them, there(-in, -with), these, this, those.
καθαριζεσθαι  verb - present passive middle or passive deponent
katharizo  kath-ar-id'-zo:  to cleanse -- (make) clean(-se), purge, purify.
αυτα  personal pronoun - accusative plural neuter
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
δε  conjunction
de  deh:  but, and, etc. -- also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
τα  definite article - accusative plural neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
επουρανια  adjective - accusative plural neuter
epouranios  ep-oo-ran'-ee-os:  above the sky -- celestial, (in) heaven(-ly), high.
κρειττοσιν  adjective - dative plural feminine
kreitton  krite'-tohn:  stronger, i.e. (figuratively) better, i.e. nobler -- best, better.
θυσιαις  noun - dative plural feminine
thusia  thoo-see'-ah:  sacrifice (the act or the victim, literally or figuratively) -- sacrifice.
παρα  preposition
para  par-ah':  near; i.e. (with genitive case) from beside, (with dative case) at (or in) the vicinity of (objectively or subjectively), (with accusative case) to the proximity with
ταυτας  demonstrative pronoun - accusative plural feminine
houtos  hoo'-tos:  the he (she or it), i.e. this or that (often with article repeated) -- he (it was that), hereof, it, she, such as, the same, these, they, this (man, same, woman), which, who.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Therefore it was necessary for the copies of the things in the heavens to be cleansed with these, but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.

King James Bible
It was therefore necessary that the patterns of things in the heavens should be purified with these; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore it was necessary for the copies of the things in the heavens to be purified with these sacrifices, but the heavenly things themselves to be purified with better sacrifices than these.

International Standard Version
Thus it was necessary for these earthly copies of the things in heaven to be cleansed by these sacrifices, but the heavenly things themselves are made clean with better sacrifices than these.

NET Bible
So it was necessary for the sketches of the things in heaven to be purified with these sacrifices, but the heavenly things themselves required better sacrifices than these.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For it is necessary that these things which are symbols of the Heavenly are purified by these things, but the Heavenly by better sacrifices than these.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The copies of the things in heaven had to be cleansed by these sacrifices. But the heavenly things themselves had to be cleansed by better sacrifices.

King James 2000 Bible
It was therefore necessary that the patterns of things in the heavens should be purified with these; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.
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