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14For here we have no lasting city, but we are looking for the city that is to come.

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14. here—on earth. Those Hebrews who clung to the earthly sanctuary are representatives of all who cling to this earth. The earthly Jerusalem proved to be no "abiding city," having been destroyed shortly after this Epistle was written, and with it fell the Jewish civil and religious polity; a type of the whole of our present earthly order of things soon to perish.

one to come—(Heb 2:5; 11:10, 14, 16; 12:22; Php 3:20).




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