Differences between Levitical High Priests and Jesus the High Priest

Levitical High PriestsReferenceJesus the High Priest
many in number7:23–24one
temporary7:23–24permanent and eternal
sinners who had to offer sacrifices for their “own sins”7:26–27holy, innocent; offers sacrifice only for others
had to sacrifice “daily”7:27sacrificed “once for all”
offered sacrificial animals7:27; 9:11–14“offered up himself”
entered the holy places through a man-made tent and by means of the blood of goats and calves9:11–12entered the holy place of the presence of God and by means of his own blood

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