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Hebrews 12:22

22 But you have come forward to 1Mount aZion and to the 2bcity of the cliving God, the dheavenly Jerusalem; and to emyriads of angels, to the 3universal gathering;


223 Or, festal gathering. The Greek word means universal gathering, whole or full assembly, and is used to denote a group of people gathered to celebrate a public festival, such as the Olympic games. The entire new covenant age is a festival, and the myriads of angels, who are the ministering spirits rendering service to the heirs of salvation (1:14) under the new covenant, are a universal gathering celebrating the marvelous festival of "so great a salvation" (2:3), the greatest and most exciting "game" in the universe! The Lord's word in Luke 15:7, 10, and 1 Pet. 1:12 may indicate this.