Posted: 02 Nov 2006 @ 00:00
23The former priests were many in number, because they werprevented by death from continuing in office; 24but he holds his priesthoopermanently, because he continues for ever. 25Consequently he is able for altime to save those who approach God through him, since he always lives to makintercession for them.
26For it was fitting that we should have such a high priestholy, blameless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and exalted above thheavens. 27Unlike the other high priests, he has no need to offer sacrificeday after day, first for his own sins, and then for those of the people; thihe did once for all when he offered himself. 28For the law appoints as higpriests those who are subject to weakness, but the word of the oath, which camlater than the law, appoints a Son who has been made perfect for ever