New Living Translation
There he ministers in the heavenly Tabernacle, the true place of worship that was built by the Lord and not by human hands.
King James Bible
A minister of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, and not man.
Darby Bible Translation
minister of the holy places and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord has pitched, and not man.
World English Bible
a servant of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, not man.
Young's Literal Translation
of the holy places a servant, and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord did set up, and not man,
Hebrews 8:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:2 A minister - Who represents his own sacrifice, as the high priest did the blood of those sacrifices once a year. Of the sanctuary - Heaven, typified by the holy of holies. And of the true tabernacle - Perhaps his human nature, of which the old tabernacle was a type. Which the Lord hath fixed - Forever. Not man - As Moses fixed the tabernacle.
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You must build this Tabernacle and its furnishings exactly according to the pattern I will show you.
It was Moses' practice to take the Tent of Meeting and set it up some distance from the camp. Everyone who wanted to make a request of the LORD would go to the Tent of Meeting outside the camp.
That first covenant between God and Israel had regulations for worship and a place of worship here on earth.
So Christ has now become the High Priest over all the good things that have come. He has entered that greater, more perfect Tabernacle in heaven, which was not made by human hands and is not part of this created world.
For Christ did not enter into a holy place made with human hands, which was only a copy of the true one in heaven. He entered into heaven itself to appear now before God on our behalf.
Under the old covenant, the priest stands and ministers before the altar day after day, offering the same sacrifices again and again, which can never take away sins.
I heard a loud shout from the throne, saying, "Look, God's home is now among his people! He will live with them, and they will be his people. God himself will be with them.
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