1 Now the first indeed had regulations of worship and the earthly Miqdash.
2 For a Tent was prepared: the first part, in which was the lampstand, and the table, and the showbread, which is called the Miqdash.
3 And after the second veil, the part of the Tent which is called Most Qodesh,
4 to which belonged the golden censer, and the ark of the Covenant overlaid on all sides with gold, in which were the golden pot that held the manna, and the rod of Aharon that budded, and the tablets of the Covenant,
5 and above it the keruḇim of esteem were overshadowing the place of atonement - about which we do not now speak in detail.
6 And these having been prepared like this, the kohenim always went into the first part of the Tent, accomplishing the services.
7 But into the second part the kohen ha'gadol went alone once a year, not without blood, which he offered for himself and for sins of ignorance of the people,
8 the Ruaḥ ha'Qodesh signifying this, that the way into the Qodesh Miqdash was not yet made manifest while the first Tent has a standing,
9 which was a parable for the present time in which both gifts and slaughterings are offered which are unable to perfect the one serving, as to his conscience,
10 only as to foods and drinks, and different washings, and fleshly regulations imposed until a time of straightening out.
11 But Mashiaḥ, having become a Kohen ha'Gadol of the coming good, through the greater and more perfect Tent not made with hands, that is, not of this creation,