Hebrews 8:1–5

The New Priestly Service

8 Now this is the main point of the things we are saying: We have such a High Priest, awho is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens, a Minister of bthe 1sanctuary and of cthe true tabernacle which the Lord erected, and not man.

For devery high priest is appointed to offer both gifts and sacrifices. Therefore eit is necessary that this One also have something to offer. For if He were on earth, He would not be a priest, since there are priests who offer the gifts according to the law; who serve fthe copy and gshadow of the heavenly things, as Moses was divinely instructed when he was about to make the tabernacle. For He said, h“See that you make all things according to the pattern shown you on the mountain.”

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