New Living Translation
But because Jesus lives forever, his priesthood lasts forever.
King James Bible
But this man, because he continueth ever, hath an unchangeable priesthood.
Darby Bible Translation
but he, because of his continuing for ever, has the priesthood unchangeable.
World English Bible
But he, because he lives forever, has his priesthood unchangeable.
Young's Literal Translation
and he, because of his remaining -- to the age, hath the priesthood not transient,
Hebrews 7:24 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:24 He continueth for ever - In life and in his priesthood. That passeth not away - To any successor.
LibraryChrist Our High Priest.
"Now, if there was perfection through the Levitical priesthood (for under it hath the people received the law), what further need was there that another priest should arise after the order of Melchisedec, and not be reckoned after the order of Aaron? For the priesthood being changed, there is made of necessity a change also of the law. For he of whom these things are said belongeth to another tribe, from which no man hath given attendance at the altar. For it is evident that our Lord hath sprung …
Frank G. Allen—Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel
The Great High Priest
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His government and its peace will never end. He will rule with fairness and justice from the throne of his ancestor David for all eternity. The passionate commitment of the LORD of Heaven's Armies will make this happen!
The crowd responded, "We understood from Scripture that the Messiah would live forever. How can you say the Son of Man will die? Just who is this Son of Man, anyway?"
Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob are their ancestors, and Christ himself was an Israelite as far as his human nature is concerned. And he is God, the one who rules over everything and is worthy of eternal praise! Amen.
There were many priests under the old system, for death prevented them from remaining in office.
The law appointed high priests who were limited by human weakness. But after the law was given, God appointed his Son with an oath, and his Son has been made the perfect High Priest forever.
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