Hebrews 9:15

And for this cause he is the mediator of the new covenant, that by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first covenant, they who are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
And therefore he is the mediator of the new testament. The mediator, so as to be our Redeemer, which applies only to our Saviour, Christ. Moses is called a mediator betwixt God and his people. See Galatians iii. 19. and 1 Timothy ii. 5. The saints in heaven, and men on earth, may be called mediators in an inferior and different sense: but Christ alone is the mediator who reconciled God to men, by satisfying for their sins, and by a redemption from the slavery of sin. This sense, in which Christ is the mediator of the New Testament is expressed in these following words: that by means of his death, for the redemption of those transgressions which were under the former testament, they who are called may receive the promise of eternal inheritance; that is, Christ by his death, redeemed all men. He names in particular the sins of those under the former testament, to show them that the sacrifices of the Mosaical law could not of themselves obtain a remission of sins, so that all saved from A...

John Chrysostom

AD 407
It was probable that many of those who were more weakly would especially distrust the promises of Christ because He had died. Paul accordingly out of a superabundance introduced this illustration, deriving it from common custom. Of what kind is it? He says, indeed, on this very account we ought to be of good courage. On what account? Because testaments are established and obtain their force when those who have made them are not living, but dead. And for this cause, he says, He is the Mediator of the New Testament. A Testament is made towards the last day, [the day] of death. And a testament is of this character: It makes some heirs, and some disinherited. So in this case also: I will that where I am, Christ says, they also may be. John 17:24 And again of the disinherited, hear Him saying, I pray not for all, but for them that believe in Me through their word. John 17:20 Again, a testament has relation both to the testator, and to the legatees; so that they have some things to receiv...

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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