Hebrews 8:6
Strong's Lexicon
Now,
Νυνὶ* (Nyni)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3570: A prolonged form of nun for emphasis; just now.

however,
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

[Jesus] has received
τέτυχεν (tetychen)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 5177: (a) gen: I obtain, (b) absol: I chance, happen; ordinary, everyday, it may chance, perhaps.

a much
ὅσῳ (hosō)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3745: How much, how great, how many, as great as, as much. By reduplication from hos; as As.

more excellent
διαφορωτέρας (diaphorōteras)
Adjective - Genitive Feminine Singular - Comparative
Strong's Greek 1313: Differing, different; hence: excellent. From diaphero; varying; also surpassing.

ministry,
λειτουργίας (leitourgias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3009: From leitourgeo; public function ('liturgy') or almsgiver).

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

the covenant
διαθήκης (diathēkēs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1242: From diatithemai; properly, a disposition, i.e. a contract.

He mediates
μεσίτης (mesitēs)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3316: From mesos; a go-between, i.e. an internunciator, or a reconciler.

is better
κρείττονός (kreittonos)
Adjective - Genitive Feminine Singular - Comparative
Strong's Greek 2909: Stronger, more excellent. Comparative of a derivative of kratos; stronger, i.e. better, i.e. Nobler.

[and]
ἥτις (hētis)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3748: Whosoever, whichsoever, whatsoever.

is founded
νενομοθέτηται (nenomothetētai)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3549: From nomothetes; to legislate, i.e. to have enactments injoined, be sanctioned.

on
ἐπὶ (epi)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

better
κρείττοσιν (kreittosin)
Adjective - Dative Feminine Plural - Comparative
Strong's Greek 2909: Stronger, more excellent. Comparative of a derivative of kratos; stronger, i.e. better, i.e. Nobler.

promises.
ἐπαγγελίαις (epangeliais)
Noun - Dative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 1860: A promise. From epaggello; an announcement.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
But Jesus has now obtained a superior ministry, and to that degree He is the mediator of a better covenant, which has been legally enacted on better promises.

New American Standard Bible
But now He has obtained a more excellent ministry, by as much as He is also the mediator of a better covenant, which has been enacted on better promises.

King James Bible
But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
But in fact the ministry Jesus has received is as superior to theirs as the covenant of which he is mediator is superior to the old one, since the new covenant is established on better promises.

New Living Translation
But now Jesus, our High Priest, has been given a ministry that is far superior to the old priesthood, for he is the one who mediates for us a far better covenant with God, based on better promises.

English Standard Version
But as it is, Christ has obtained a ministry that is as much more excellent than the old as the covenant he mediates is better, since it is enacted on better promises.

New American Standard Bible
But now He has obtained a more excellent ministry, by as much as He is also the mediator of a better covenant, which has been enacted on better promises.

King James Bible
But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But Jesus has now obtained a superior ministry, and to that degree He is the mediator of a better covenant, which has been legally enacted on better promises.

International Standard Version
However, Jesus has now obtained a more superior ministry, since the covenant he mediates is founded on better promises.

NET Bible
But now Jesus has obtained a superior ministry, since the covenant that he mediates is also better and is enacted on better promises.

American Standard Version
But now hath he obtained a ministry the more excellent, by so much as he is also the mediator of a better covenant, which hath been enacted upon better promises.

English Revised Version
But now hath he obtained a ministry the more excellent, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which hath been enacted upon better promises.

Young's Literal Translation
and now he hath obtained a more excellent service, how much also of a better covenant is he mediator, which on better promises hath been sanctioned,






Cross References
Jeremiah 50:5
They shall ask the way to Zion with their faces thitherward, saying, Come, and let us join ourselves to the LORD in a perpetual covenant that shall not be forgotten.

Luke 22:20
Likewise also the cup after supper, saying, This cup is the new testament in my blood, which is shed for you.

Galatians 3:20
Now a mediator is not a mediator of one, but God is one.

Ephesians 2:12
That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:

1 Timothy 2:5
For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;

Hebrews 7:22
By so much was Jesus made a surety of a better testament.

Hebrews 8:8
For finding fault with them, he saith, Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah:

Hebrews 8:13
In that he saith, A new covenant, he hath made the first old. Now that which decayeth and waxeth old is ready to vanish away.

Hebrews 9:15
And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first testament, they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance.

Hebrews 12:24
And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.

Hebrews 1:1
God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,
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