World Wide Study Bible
a Bible passage
18 There is, on the one hand, the abrogation of an earlier commandment because it was weak and ineffectual
18. there is—Greek, "there takes place," according to Ps 110:4.
of the commandment—ordaining the Levitical priesthood. And, as the Levitical priesthood and the law are inseparably joined, since the former is repealed, the latter is so also (see on Heb 7:11).
going before—the legal ordinance introducing and giving place to the Christian, the antitypical and permanent end of the former.
weakness and unprofitableness—The opposite of "power" (Heb 7:16).