Loading…

Hebrews 7:23–24

23 And they truly were many priests, because they were not suffered to continue by reason of death: 24 But this man, because he continueth fever, hath ||an unchangeable priesthood.

Read more



Hebrews 7:23–24 — The New International Version (NIV)

23 Now there have been many of those priests, since death prevented them from continuing in office; 24 but because Jesus lives forever, he has a permanent priesthood.

Hebrews 7:23–24 — English Standard Version (ESV)

23 The former priests were many in number, because they were prevented by death from continuing in office, 24 but he holds his priesthood permanently, because he continues forever.

Hebrews 7:23–24 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 There were many priests under the old system, for death prevented them from remaining in office. 24 But because Jesus lives forever, his priesthood lasts forever.

Hebrews 7:23–24 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 Also there were many priests, because they were prevented by death from continuing. 24 But He, because He continues forever, has an unchangeable priesthood.

Hebrews 7:23–24 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 When one of the other priests died, he could not continue being a priest. So there were many priests. 24 But because Jesus lives forever, he will never stop serving as priest.

Hebrews 7:23–24 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

23 And they indeed have been made priests many in number, because that by death they are hindered from continuing: 24 but he, because he abideth for ever, hath his priesthood unchangeable.

Hebrews 7:23–24 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 And they have been many priests, on account of being hindered from continuing by death; 24 but he, because of his continuing for ever, has the priesthood unchangeable.

Hebrews 7:23–24 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 There was a long succession of priests because when a priest died he could no longer serve. 24 But Jesus lives forever, so he serves as a priest forever.

Hebrews 7:23–24 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 Now many have become Levitical priests, since they are prevented by death from remaining in office. 24 But because He remains forever, He holds His priesthood permanently.

Hebrews 7:23–24 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 Furthermore, the former priests were many in number, because they were prevented by death from continuing in office; 24 but he holds his priesthood permanently, because he continues forever.

Hebrews 7:23–24 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 And indeed many have become priests, because they were prevented by death from continuing in office, 24 but he, because he continues forever, holds the priesthood permanently.

Hebrews 7:23–24 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

23 There were many priests in Levi’s family line. Death kept them from continuing in office. 24 But Jesus lives forever. So he always holds the office of priest.

Hebrews 7:23–24 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 The former priests, on the one hand, existed in greater numbers because they were prevented by death from continuing,

24 but Jesus, on the other hand, because He continues forever, holds His priesthood permanently.