Hebrews 8:7
For if that first covenant had been without fault, no place would have been sought for a second.
Cross References
Deuteronomy 29:14
I am making this covenant and this oath not only with you,

Hebrews 7:11
Now if perfection could have been attained through the Levitical priesthood (for on this basis the people received the law), why was there still need for another priest to appear--one in the order of Melchizedek and not in the order of Aaron?

Treasury of Scripture
For if that first covenant had been faultless, then should no place have been sought for the second.


Hebrews 8:6
But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises.

Hebrews 7:11,18
If therefore perfection were by the Levitical priesthood, (for under it the people received the law,) what further need was there that another priest should rise after the order of Melchisedec, and not be called after the order of Aaron? …

Galatians 3:21
Is the law then against the promises of God? God forbid: for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law.


Hebrews 8:6
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