New International Version
Now there have been many of those priests, since death prevented them from continuing in office;
King James Bible
And they truly were many priests, because they were not suffered to continue by reason of death:
Darby Bible Translation
And they have been many priests, on account of being hindered from continuing by death;
World English Bible
Many, indeed, have been made priests, because they are hindered from continuing by death.
Young's Literal Translation
and those indeed are many who have become priests, because by death they are hindered from remaining;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And they truly were many priests - Under the Mosaic law it was necessary there should be a succession of priests, because, being mortal, they were not suffered to continue always by reason of death.
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But John tried to deter him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?"
but he became a priest with an oath when God said to him: "The Lord has sworn and will not change his mind: 'You are a priest forever.'"
Because of this oath, Jesus has become the guarantor of a better covenant.
but because Jesus lives forever, he has a permanent priesthood.
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