A minister of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, and not man.
Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption [for us].
But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building;
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;
[Which stood] only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed [on them] until the time of reformation.
The Holy Ghost this signifying, that the way into the holiest of all was not yet made manifest, while as the first tabernacle was yet standing:
But into the second [went] the high priest alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for himself, and [for] the errors of the people:
Now when these things were thus ordained, the priests went always into the first tabernacle, accomplishing the service [of God].
And over it the cherubims of glory shadowing the mercyseat; of which we cannot now speak particularly.
Which had the golden censer, and the ark of the covenant overlaid round about with gold, wherein [was] the golden pot that had manna, and Aaron's rod that budded, and the tables of the covenant;
And after the second veil, the tabernacle which is called the Holiest of all;
For there was a tabernacle made; the first, wherein [was] the candlestick, and the table, and the shewbread; which is called the sanctuary.
Then verily the first [covenant] had also ordinances of divine service, and a worldly sanctuary.
Who serve unto the example and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was admonished of God when he was about to make the tabernacle: for, See, saith he, [that] thou make all things according to the pattern shewed to thee in the mount.
And he put the candlestick in the tent of the congregation, over against the table, on the side of the tabernacle southward.
On the first day of the first month shalt thou set up the tabernacle of the tent of the congregation.