Hebrews 10

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Hebrews 10
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Epistle to the Hebrews 2:14-5:5; 10:8-22; 10:29-11:13; 11:28-12:17 in Papyrus 13 (AD. 225-250).
Book Epistle to the Hebrews
Bible part New Testament
Order in the Bible part 19
Category General epistles

Hebrews 10 is the tenth chapter of the Epistle to the Hebrews in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.[1][2] The name of the author is unknown, but it is known to be a man and a friend of Saint Timothy, based on the text in this book.[3][4]



The New King James Version organises this chapter as follows:

  • Hebrews 10:1-4 = Animal Sacrifices Insufficient
  • Hebrews 10:5-10 = Christ’s Death Fulfills God’s Will
  • Hebrews 10:11-18 = Christ’s Death Perfects the Sanctified
  • Hebrews 10:19-25 = Hold Fast Your Confession
  • Hebrews 10:26-39 = The Just Live by Faith

Cross references

  • Hebrews 10:7: Psalm 40:6–8
  • Hebrews 10:16: Jeremiah 31:33
  • Hebrews 10:17: Jeremiah 31:34
  • Hebrews 10:30: Deuteronomy 32:35-36
  • Hebrews 10:38: Habakkuk 2:3, 4
Epistle to the Hebrews 10:10-12 on the recto side of Papyrus 79 (7th century).

Verse 10

New King James Version

By that will we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.[5]

Verse 14

New King James Version

For by one offering He has perfected forever those who are being sanctified.[6][7]
Epistle to the Hebrews 10:28-30 on the verso side of Papyrus 79 (7th century).

Verse 38

New King James Version

"Now the just shall live by faith;
But if anyone draws back, My soul has no pleasure in him.”[8]

Citation from Habakkuk 2:3-4

See also


  1. ^ Halley, Henry H. Halley's Bible Handbook: an Abbreviated Bible Commentary, 23rd edition. Zondervan Publishing House. 1962.
  2. ^ Holman Illustrated Bible Handbook. Holman Bible Publishers, Nashville, Tennessee. 2012.
  3. ^ Davids, Peter H (1982). I Howard Marshall and W Ward Gasque, ed. New International Greek Testament Commentary: The Epistle of James (Repr. ed.). Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans. ISBN 0802823882.
  4. ^ Evans, Craig A (2005). Craig A Evans, ed. Bible Knowledge Background Commentary: John, Hebrews-Revelation. Colorado Springs, Colo.: Victor. ISBN 0781442281.
  5. ^ Hebrews 10:10
  6. ^ Hebrews 10:14
  7. ^ John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible - Hebrews 10:14
  8. ^ Hebrews 10:38

This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gill, John. Exposition of the Entire Bible (1746-1763).

External links

  • Hebrews 10 NIV
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