Hebrews 8:4
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New International Version
If he were on earth, he would not be a priest, for there are already priests who offer the gifts prescribed by the law.


New American Standard Bible
Now if He were on earth, He would not be a priest at all, since there are those who offer the gifts according to the Law;


King James Bible
For if he were on earth, he should not be a priest, seeing that there are priests that offer gifts according to the law:


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now if He were on earth, He wouldn't be a priest, since there are those offering the gifts prescribed by the law.


International Standard Version
Now if he were on earth, he would not even be a priest, because other men offer the gifts prescribed by the Law.


American Standard Version
Now if he were on earth, he would not be a priest at all, seeing there are those who offer the gifts according to the law;


Douay-Rheims Bible
If then he were on earth, he would not be a priest: seeing that there would be others to offer gifts according to the law,


Darby Bible Translation
If then indeed he were upon earth, he would not even be a priest, there being those who offer the gifts according to the law,


Young's Literal Translation
for if, indeed, he were upon earth, he would not be a priest -- (there being the priests who are offering according to the law, the gifts,
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Context
Christ's Eternal Priesthood

1Now of the things which we have spoken this is the sum: We have such an high priest, who is set on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens; 2A minister of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, and not man. 3For every high priest is ordained to offer gifts and sacrifices: why it is of necessity that this man have somewhat also to offer. 4For if he were on earth, he should not be a priest, seeing that there are priests that offer gifts according to the law: 5Who serve to the example and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was admonished of God when he was about to make the tabernacle: for, See, said he, that you make all things according to the pattern showed to you in the mount. 6But now has he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established on better promises.
Cross References
Hebrews 5:1
For every high priest taken from among men is ordained for men in things pertaining to God, that he may offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins:


Hebrews 7:27
Who needs not daily, as those high priests, to offer up sacrifice, first for his own sins, and then for the people's: for this he did once, when he offered up himself.


Hebrews 8:3
For every high priest is ordained to offer gifts and sacrifices: why it is of necessity that this man have somewhat also to offer.


Hebrews 9:9
Which was a figure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices, that could not make him that did the service perfect, as pertaining to the conscience;


Hebrews 10:11
And every priest stands daily ministering and offering oftentimes the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins:


Treasury of Scripture

For if he were on earth, he should not be a priest, seeing that there are priests that offer gifts according to the law:

he should.

Hebrews 7:11-15 If therefore perfection were by the Levitical priesthood...

Numbers 16:40 To be a memorial to the children of Israel, that no stranger, which is not of the seed of Aaron...

Numbers 17:12,13 And the children of Israel spoke to Moses, saying, Behold, we die, we perish, we all perish...

Numbers 18:5 And you shall keep the charge of the sanctuary, and the charge of the altar: that there be no wrath any more on the children of Israel.

2 Chronicles 26:18,19 And they withstood Uzziah the king, and said to him, It appertains not to you, Uzziah, to burn incense to the LORD...

there are priests. or, they are priests. gifts. [Doron,] gifts, or offerings, comprehended propitiatory sacrifices as well as freewill-offerings.

See.

Hebrews 11:4 By faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous...

Strong's Concordance
For if he were on earth, he should not be a priest, seeing that there are priests that offer gifts according to the law:
Topical Bible
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Hebrews Chapter 8 Verse 4

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NT Letters: Hebrews 8:4 For if he were on earth he (Heb. He. Hb)
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