Hebrews 9:10
They consist only in food and drink and special washings--external regulations imposed until the time of reform.
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in meats.

Hebrews 13:9
Do not be carried away by all kinds of strange teachings, for it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace and not by ceremonial foods, which are of no value to those devoted to them.

Leviticus 11:2
"Say to the Israelites, 'Of all the beasts of the earth, you may eat

Deuteronomy 14:3-21
You must not eat any detestable thing. . . .

Ezekiel 4:14
"Ah, Lord GOD, " I said, "I have never defiled myself. From my youth until now I have not eaten anything found dead or mauled by wild beasts. No unclean meat has ever entered my mouth."

Acts 10:13-15
Then a voice spoke to him: "Get up, Peter, kill and eat!" . . .

Colossians 2:16
Therefore let no one judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a festival, a New Moon, or a Sabbath.


Hebrews 6:2
instruction about baptisms, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment.

Hebrews 10:22
let us draw near with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled to cleanse us from a guilty conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.

Exodus 29:4
Then bring Aaron and his sons to the entrance to the Tent of Meeting, and wash them with water.

Exodus 30:19-21
with which Aaron and his sons are to wash their hands and feet. . . .

Exodus 40:12
Then bring Aaron and his sons to the entrance of the Tent of Meeting and wash them with water.

Leviticus 14:8, 9
The one being cleansed must wash his clothes, shave off all his hair, and bathe with water, that he may be clean. Afterward, he may enter the camp, but he must remain outside his tent for seven days. . . .

Leviticus 16:4, 24
He is to wear the sacred linen tunic, with linen undergarments. He must tie a linen sash around him and put on the linen turban. These are sacred garments, and he must bathe himself with water before he wears them. . . .

Leviticus 17:15, 16
And any person, whether native or foreigner, who eats anything found dead or mauled by wild beasts must wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will be unclean until evening; then he will be clean. . . .

Leviticus 22:6
the man who touches any of these will remain unclean until evening. He must not eat from the sacred offerings unless he has bathed himself with water.

Numbers 19:7-21
Then the priest must wash his clothes and bathe his body in water; after that he may enter the camp, but he will be ceremonially unclean until evening. . . .

Deuteronomy 21:6
Then all the elders of the city nearest the victim shall wash their hands by the stream over the heifer whose neck has been broken,

Deuteronomy 23:11
When evening approaches, he must wash with water, and when the sun sets he may return to the camp.


Hebrews 9:1
Now the first covenant had regulations for worship and an earthly sanctuary.

Hebrews 7:16
one who has become a priest not by a law of succession, but by the power of an indestructible life.

Galatians 4:3, 9
So also, when we were children, we were enslaved under the basic principles of the world. . . .

Ephesians 2:15
by abolishing in His flesh the law of commandments and decrees. He did this to create in Himself one new man out of the two, thus making peace

Colossians 2:20-22
If you have died with Christ to the spiritual forces of the world, why, as though you still belonged to the world, do you submit to its regulations: . . .


Hebrews 2:5
For it is not to angels that He has subjected the world to come, about which we are speaking.

Hebrews 6:5
who have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the powers of the coming age--

Galatians 4:4
But when the time had fully come, God sent His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,

Ephesians 1:10
as a plan for the fullness of time, to bring all things in heaven and on earth together in Christ.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
since they relate only to food and drink and various washings, regulations for the body imposed until a time of reformation.

King James Bible
Which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them until the time of reformation.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They are physical regulations and only deal with food, drink, and various washings imposed until the time of restoration.

International Standard Version
since they deal only with food, drink, and various washings, which are required for the body until the time when things would be set right.

NET Bible
They served only for matters of food and drink and various washings; they are external regulations imposed until the new order came.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Except in food and drink only, and in various washings, which are ordinances of the flesh that are established until the time of reformation.
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