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The Letter of Paul to the Hebrews
Heb. 1:1 God, who at various times and in different ways spoke1 of old to the fathers in the prophets,
Heb. 1:2 has in the end of these days spoken to us in the Son, Whom He has placed as legal owner of all things, through Whom also He made that Old Covenant Age;
Heb. 1:3 Who being the brilliance of His glory, and the exact duplicate of His essence, and carrying upon Himself everyone, by the power of His speaking, making a cleansing of our sins by Himself, and sat in the right hand of the Majesty in the highest:
Heb. 1:4 becoming so much better than the angels, as He has received as an inheritance a superior name than they.
Heb. 1:5 For to which of the angels did He ever say, You are My Son, today I have begotten You? And again, I will be a Father to Him, and He will be a Son to Me?
Heb. 1:6 And again, when He brings in the preeminent One into the Roman world, He said, and let all the angels of God worship Him.
Heb. 1:7 But of the angels He says, who makes His angels spirits and His ministers a flame of fire.
Heb. 1:8 But to the Son He says, Your throne, O God, into the New Covenant Age from the Old Covenant Age: a scepter of righteousness is the scepter of Your kingdom.
Heb. 1:9 You have loved righteousness, and hated lawlessness; therefore God, even Your God, has anointed You with the oil of gladness more than your companions.
Heb. 1:10 So, You, Lord, in the beginning have founded the earth; and the heavens are the works of your hands:
Heb. 1:11 they will be destroyed; but You remain; and they all will be made old like a garment;
Heb. 1:12 and as a cloak You fold them up, and they will be changed: but You are the same, and Your years will not cease.
Heb. 1:13 But to which of the angels did He ever say, sit at My right hand, until I make Your enemies Your footstool?
Heb. 1:14 Are they not all ministering spirits, sent out to minister to them who are about to be heirs of salvation?
Heb. 2:1 Therefore we ought to give abundant attentiveness to the things which we have heard, unless perhaps we could be wandering away.
Heb. 2:2 For if the word spoken by angels was steadfast, and every violation and refusing to hear received a fair compensation;
Heb. 2:3 then how will we escape, if we neglect so great a salvation; which at first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed to us by them that heard Him;
Heb. 2:4 God also giving them witness, both with signs and wonders, and with different miracles, and allocations of the Holy Spirit, according to His own will?
Heb. 2:5 For to the angels He has not put in subjection the inhabited earth about to come, of which we speak.
Heb. 2:6 But one in a certain place testified, saying, what is Man, that You are mindful of Him? Or the Son of Man that You watch over Him?
Heb. 2:7 You made Him a little lower than the angels; You crowned Him with glory and honor, and installed Him over the works of Your hands:
Heb. 2:8 You have put all things in subjection under His feet. For in that He put all in subjection under Him, He left nothing that is not put under Him. But now we do not yet see all things put under Him.
Heb. 2:9 But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels by the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honor; in order that He being separated from God experienced death in the place of all.
Heb. 2:10 For it was appropriate for Him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in leading many sons into glory, to make the Captain of their salvation complete through sufferings.
Heb. 2:11 For both He that sanctifies and they whom are sanctified are all out of One: for which reason He is not ashamed to call them brothers,
Heb. 2:12 saying, I will proclaim Your name to My brothers, in the midst of the Assembly I will be singing hymns to You.
Heb. 2:13 And again, I will have My confidence in Him. And again, behold I and the children who God has given Me.
Heb. 2:14 Since the little children are partakers of blood and flesh, He also Himself nearly pertaining to them; that through death, He might put him away that had the power of death, that is the Devil;
Heb. 2:15 and deliver them who through fear of death all their lives were subject to bondage.
Heb. 2:16 For certain He did not take possession of angels; but He did take possession of the offspring of Abraham.
Heb. 2:17 Therefore He must in all things to be prepared externally like the brothers, that He might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make a complete appeasement for the sins of the people.
Heb. 2:18 For in that He Himself has suffered being tempted, He has the ability to help those who are being tempted.
Heb. 3:1 Therefore, holy brothers, companions of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our confession, Jesus;
Heb. 3:2 who was faithful to Him who makes Him, as also Moses was faithful in all his house.
Heb. 3:3 For He has been counted worthy of more recognition than Moses, inasmuch, as He who has built the house has more value than the house.
Heb. 3:4 For every house is fully prepared by someone; but He that fully prepared all things is God.
Heb. 3:5 and Moses truly was faithful in all His house, as a serving companion, for a testimony of those things which were to be spoken in the future;
Heb. 3:6 but Christ as a Son over His own house; whose house we are if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm until the end.
Heb. 3:7 Therefore as the Holy Spirit says, today if you will hear His voice,
Heb. 3:8 do not harden your hearts, as in the day of testing in the wilderness:
Heb. 3:9 when your fathers tried Me and tested Me and saw My works for forty years.
Heb. 3:10 Therefore I was nauseous with that generation, and said, they continually wander in their hearts; and they have not known My ways.
Heb. 3:11 So I swore in My wrath, they will not enter into My rest.
Heb. 3:12 See the warning, brothers, unless there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in withdrawing from the living God.
Heb. 3:13 But exhort one another daily, while it is called today; unless any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.
Heb. 3:14 For we have become companions of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our assurance steadfast to the end;
Heb. 3:15 while it is said, today if you will hear His voice, harden not your hearts, as in the bitter exasperation.
Heb. 3:16 For some, when they had heard, did exasperate: however not all that came out of Egypt by Moses.
Heb. 3:17 But with whom was He nauseous for forty years? Was it not with those who kept sinning, whose dead corpses fell in the wilderness?
Heb. 3:18 And to whom did He swear that they should not enter into His rest, but to those that did not believe?
Heb. 3:19 So we see that they could not enter in because of unbelief.
Heb. 4:1 Let us fear for sure, unless at any time, the promise being forsaken of entering into His rest, anyone should seem to come short of it.
Heb. 4:2 For to us was the good news announced, as well as to them: but the word heard did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.
Heb. 4:3 For we who have believed are coming into rest, as He said, as I have sworn in My wrath, they will not enter into My rest: although the works apart from the downfall of the world were occurring.
Heb. 4:4 For He spoke in a certain way concerning the seventh day, and God did rest the seventh day from all His works.
Heb. 4:5 And in this place again, they will not enter into My rest.
Heb. 4:6 Therefore seeing it remains that some must enter in it, and they to whom it was first evangelized, entered not in because of stubbornness:
Heb. 4:7 again, He defined a certain day, saying in David, today, after so long a time; as it is said, today if you will hear His voice, do not harden your hearts.
Heb. 4:8 For if Joshua had given them rest, then He would not afterward have spoken of another day?
Heb. 4:9 Therefore there remains a rest for the people of God.
Heb. 4:10 For he that is entering into His rest, he also has ceased from his own works, as God did from His.
Heb. 4:11 Therefore let us be diligent to enter into that rest, unless anyone fall after the same pattern of stubbornness.
Heb. 4:12 For the Word of God is living, and energetic, and sharper than any two- edged sword, penetrating even to the dividing apart of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
Heb. 4:13 There is nothing in creation that is unseen by Him: but all things are naked and exposed to the eyes of Him before whom we are accountable.
Heb. 4:14 Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.
Heb. 4:15 For we do not have a high priest who cannot be compassionate of our weaknesses; but was in all aspects tempted just as we are, yet without sin.
Heb. 4:16 Therefore let us advance boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in a needy time.
Heb. 5:1 For every high priest chosen from among men is inaugurated for men in things pertaining to God, that he may offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins:
Heb. 5:2 who can be moderate on the ignorant, and on them that are wandering; for he himself also is encompassed with weaknesses.
Heb. 5:3 And for this reason he is obligated, concerning the people, so also for himself, to offer for sins.
Heb. 5:4 And no man chooses this honor for himself, but he that is called of God, as was Aaron.
Heb. 5:5 So also Christ glorified not Himself to be made a high priest; but He that said to Him, You are My Son, today have I begotten You.
Heb. 5:6 As He says also in another place, You are a priest into the New Covenant Age after the order of Melchizedek.
Heb. 5:7 This One in the days of His flesh, when He had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto Him that was able to save Him out of death, and was heard in that He was devoted;
Heb. 5:8 though He was a Son, yet He learned obedience by the things which He suffered;
Heb. 5:9 and being made complete, He became the source of perpetual salvation to all them that are obeying Him;
Heb. 5:10 called of God a high priest after the order of Melchizedek.
Heb. 5:11 Concerning whom we have many things to say, and difficult to interpret, seeing you are obtuse in hearing.
Heb. 5:12 For by this time you ought to be teachers, you have need that one teach you again the basic parts of the beginning of the oracles of God; and have become such that have need of milk, and not of solid food.
Heb. 5:13 For everyone that uses milk is inexperienced in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe that cannot speak.
Heb. 5:14 But solid food belongs to those that are fully grown, even those who through experience have their intuitive powers trained to discern both good and evil.
Heb. 6:1 For this reason break away from the beginning word of the Christ, let us be brought forth to completion; not laying down again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,
Heb. 6:2 of the teaching of washings, and of laying on of hands, and of resurrection of the dead, and of perpetual judgment.
Heb. 6:3 And this we will be doing if God is allowing.
Heb. 6:4 For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit,
Heb. 6:5 and have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the New Covenant Age about to be coming,
Heb. 6:6 if they fall aside, to renew them again into repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God again and are exposed to an open shame.
Heb. 6:7 For the ground which drinks in the rain that comes often on it and brings forth vegetation suitable for them by whom it is cultivated, receives blessing from God:
Heb. 6:8 but that which bears thorns and thistles is rejected, and is near cursing; whose end is to be a place of burning.
Heb. 6:9 But, beloved, we are persuaded better things of you, and things that accompany salvation, though we are speaking this.
Heb. 6:10 For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, which you have showed toward His name, in that you have served the saints, and are serving still.
Heb. 6:11 And we want everyone to show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope to the end:
Heb. 6:12 that you be not obtuse, but followers of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
Heb. 6:13 For when God made promise to Abraham, because He could swear by no greater, He swore by Himself,
Heb. 6:14 saying, surely blessing I will bless you, and multiplying I will multiply you.
Heb. 6:15 And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise.
Heb. 6:16 For men swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all contradictions.
Heb. 6:17 Therefore God, willing more abundantly to show to the heirs of promise the unchangeableness of His counsel, confirmed it by an oath:
Heb. 6:18 that by two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who are fleeing for refuge to take hold of the hope set before us:
Heb. 6:19 which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both immovable and fixed, and which enters into within the veil;
Heb. 6:20 where the forerunner has for us entered, Jesus, beginning to be the high priest into the New Covenant Age after the order of Melchizedek.
Heb. 7:1 For this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him;
Heb. 7:2 to who also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of righteousness, and after that also King of Salem, which is, King of peace;
Heb. 7:3 without father, without mother, without descent, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life; but made like to the Son of God; remains a priest perpetually.
Heb. 7:4 Now consider how great this one was, to whom even the patriarch Abraham gave a tenth of the choice goods.
Heb. 7:5 And indeed those of the sons of Levi, who receive the priesthood, have a command to receive a tenth from the people according to the Law, that is, of their brothers, though they come out of the reproductive system of Abraham.
Heb. 7:6 However he whose genealogy is not counted from them, received a tenth from Abraham, and he blessed him that had the promises.
Heb. 7:7 And without any dispute the lesser is blessed by the greater.
Heb. 7:8 And here men that die receive tenths; but there he receives them, of whom it is witnessed that he lives.
Heb. 7:9 And as I may say so, Levi also, who receives tenths, paid a tenth in Abraham.
Heb. 7:10 For he was yet in the reproductive system of his father, when Melchizedek met him.
Heb. 7:11 Therefore if completion was by the Levitical priesthood, (for under it the people received the Law) what further need was there that another priest should arise after the order of Melchizedek, and not be called after the order of Aaron?
Heb. 7:12 For the priesthood being removed, there is beginning to be by necessity a removing also of the Law.
Heb. 7:13 For he of whom these things are spoken pertains to another tribe, of which no man served at the altar.
Heb. 7:14 For it is evident that our Lord sprang out of Judah; of which tribe Moses spoke nothing concerning priesthood.
Heb. 7:15 And it is yet far more evident: for that after the likeness of Melchizedek there arises another priest,
Heb. 7:16 who is made, not after the Law of a fleshly commandment, but according to the power of an invincible life.
Heb. 7:17 For it is testified, You are a priest going into the New Covenant Age after the order of Melchizedek.
Heb. 7:18 On one hand there is a cancellation of the commandment before us because of the weakness and fruitlessness of it.
Heb. 7:19 For the Law made nothing complete, but the bringing in of a better hope did; through which we are drawing near to God.
Heb. 7:20 And in as much as not separate from an oath,
Heb. 7:21 (for those became priests without an oath; but this with an oath by Him that said to Him, the Lord swore and will not be regretting, You are a priest going into the New Covenant Age after the order of Melchizedek:)
Heb. 7:22 by so much was Jesus made a guarantee of a better covenant.
Heb. 7:23 And there were indeed many priests, because they were not permitted to continue by reason of death:
Heb. 7:24 but this One, because He continues into the New Covenant Age, has an inviolable priesthood.
Heb. 7:25 Therefore He is able also to save them completely that are advancing to God through Him, seeing He is always living to make intercession for them.
Heb. 7:26 For such a high priest stands out to us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;
Heb. 7:27 who does not need daily, as those high priests, to offer up sacrifice, first for their own sins, and then for the peoples: for He did this once, when He offered up Himself.
Heb. 7:28 For the Law makes men high priests who have feebleness; but the word of the promise, which in the midst of the Law, makes the Son into the New Covenant Age complete.
Heb. 8:1 Now of the things which we have spoken the epitome is this: we have such a high priest, who sat in the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens;
Heb. 8:2 a minister of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, and not man.
Heb. 8:3 For every high priest is ordained to offer gifts and sacrifices: therefore, it is of necessity that this Man have somewhat also to offer.
Heb. 8:4 For if He remained upon the land, He would not be a priest, there are those that offer gifts according to the Law:
Heb. 8:5 who serve as a pattern and shadow of the heavenly, as Moses was advised when he was about to complete the tabernacle: then, see to it, He says, that you make all things according to the pattern presented to you on the mountain.
Heb. 8:6 But now He has achieved a more excellent ministry, so much greater is He also, the Mediator of a superior covenant, which was established on superior promises.
Heb. 8:7 For if that first covenant had been blameless, then no place would have been sought for the second.
Heb. 8:8 Then blaming them, He says, behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will make a New Covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah:
Heb. 8:9 not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they continued not in My covenant, and I showed no care for them, says the Lord.
Heb. 8:10 For this is the covenant that I will arrange with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord; I will supply My Laws into their mind, and writing them upon their hearts: and I will be to them God, and they will be to Me a people:
Heb. 8:11 and they will not teach everyone his neighbor, and everyone his brother, saying, know the Lord: for all will recognize Me, from the least to the greatest.
Heb. 8:12 For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins and their lawlessnesses will I remember no more.
Heb. 8:13 In that He says, a new covenant, He has rendered the first obsolete. Now that which decays and is growing old is near vanishing away.
Heb. 9:1 Therefore indeed, the first even had ordinances of divine service, and a worldly sanctuary.
Heb. 9:2 For there was a tabernacle built; the first, in which was the candlestick, and the table, and the setting forth of the bread; which is called holy place.
Heb. 9:3 And after the second veil, the tabernacle which is called the Holiest of Holies;
Heb. 9:4 which had the golden censer, and the Ark of the Covenant covered around every place with gold, in which was the golden container that had manna, and Aaron’s rod that blossomed, and the tablets of the covenant;
Heb. 9:5 and over it the cherubim of glory shadowing the mercy seat; of which we cannot now speak in detail.
Heb. 9:6 Now when these were built in this way, the priests went always into the first tabernacle, accomplishing the service of God.
Heb. 9:7 But into the second went the high priest alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for himself, and for the ignorances of the people:
Heb. 9:8 the Holy Spirit is signifying this, that the way into the Holiest of all was not yet made manifest, while the first tabernacle has its existence:
Heb. 9:9 which is a parable for the present time, according to which both gifts and sacrifices being offered and are not able to complete in respect to conscience the one serving;
Heb. 9:10 consisting only in foods and drinks, and different washings, and fleshly ordinances, imposed on them until the time of the amendment.
Heb. 9:11 But Christ having come a high priest of good things about to come, by a greater and more complete tabernacle, not made with hands, that is not of this creation;
Heb. 9:12 neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by His own blood, He entered in once for all into the Holy of Holies, having obtained perpetual redemption for us!
Heb. 9:13 For if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of a heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctifies to the purifying of the flesh:
Heb. 9:14 how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the Infinite Spirit offered Himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
Heb. 9:15 So for this reason 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, those who are called might take the promise of a perpetual inheritance.
Heb. 9:16 For where a testament is, there must also of necessity be the death of the will-maker.
Heb. 9:17 For a testament is of force after men are dead: otherwise, it is of no value at all while the will-maker lives.
Heb. 9:18 Where neither the first covenant was dedicated without blood.
Heb. 9:19 For when Moses had spoken every precept to all the people according to the Law, he took the blood of calves and of goats, with water, and scarlet wool, and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book, and all the people,
Heb. 9:20 saying, this is the blood of the covenant which God has commanded to you.
Heb. 9:21 Moreover he sprinkled with blood both the tabernacle and all the vessels of the ministry.
Heb. 9:22 And almost all things by the Law are being cleansed with blood; and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.
Heb. 9:23 Therefore it was necessary that the copies of the things in the heavens should be purified with these; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.
Heb. 9:24 For Christ has not entered into the holy of holies made with hands, which are copies of the real; but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us:
Heb. 9:25 nor yet that He should offer Himself frequently, as the high priest enters into the holy of holies every year with the blood of others;
Heb. 9:26 for then He certainly would be suffering frequently from the downfall of the world: but now once at the completion of the Old Covenant Age He has appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself.
Heb. 9:27 And as it is reserved for men to die once, but after this judgment:
Heb. 9:28 so Christ also, being offered once to bear the sins of many; and to those who are looking for Him, He will be seen out from the second time, apart from sin for deliverance.
Heb. 10:1 For the Law having a shadow of good things about to come, and not the very image of the things, can never with those sacrifices which they offered year by year continually make the comers complete.
Heb. 10:2 For then they would not have ceased to be offered? They would no longer have sins on their conscience.
Heb. 10:3 But in those sacrifices there is a remembrance of sins every year.
Heb. 10:4 For it is impossible that the blood of bulls and of goats should remove sins.
Heb. 10:5 Therefore when He came into the world, He said, sacrifice and offering You do not desire, but a body You have prepared for Me:
Heb. 10:6 in burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin You are not well pleased.
Heb. 10:7 Then I said, behold, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of Me) to do Your will, O God.
Heb. 10:8 Above when He said, sacrifice and offering and burnt offerings and offering for sin You do not desire, neither are well pleased; by what is offered by the Law;
Heb. 10:9 then I said, behold, I come to do Your will, O God. He is removing the first, that He may establish the second.
Heb. 10:10 By this one will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.
Heb. 10:11 For every priest stands daily ministering and offering oftentimes the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins:
Heb. 10:12 but this One, after He had offered one sacrifice for sins for perpetuity, sat down in the right hand of God;
Heb. 10:13 from now on expecting until His enemies are put under His feet.
Heb. 10:14 For by one offering He has completed into perpetuity those that are sanctified.
Heb. 10:15 Of whom the Holy Spirit also is a witness to us: for after that He had said before,
Heb. 10:16 this is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, says the Lord, I will put My Laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them;
Heb. 10:17 and their sins and lawlessnesses I will remember no more.
Heb. 10:18 Now where forgiveness of these is, there is no longer an offering for sin.
Heb. 10:19 Therefore brothers, having boldness to enter into the Holy of Holies by the blood of Jesus,
Heb. 10:20 by a freshly slain and living way, which He has consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, His flesh;
Heb. 10:21 and having a great priest over the house of God;
Heb. 10:22 let us advance with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water.
Heb. 10:23 Let us hold fast the confession of our faith without wavering; for He is faithful that promised
Heb. 10:24 and let us perceive one another clearly to stimulate to love and to good works:
Heb. 10:25 not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the usual practice of some; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as you see that Day coming near.
Heb. 10:26 For if we sin willfully after we have received the knowledge of the reality, there are no longer sacrifices for sins left,
Heb. 10:27 but a certain terrible expectation of judgment and fiery indignation, which is about to devour the adversaries.
Heb. 10:28 He that rejected Moses’ Law died without mercy under two or three witnesses:
Heb. 10:29 of how much worse vengeance, do you think, will he be counted deserving, who has trampled underfoot the Son of God, and has counted the blood of the covenant, with which he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and has insulted the Spirit of grace?
Heb. 10:30 For we know Him who has said, vengeance belongs to Me, I will pay back, says the Lord. And again, the Lord will judge His people.
Heb. 10:31 It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God!
Heb. 10:32 But remember the former days in which, after you were elucidated, you endured a great conflict of sufferings;
Heb. 10:33 partly while you were made a spectacle both by insults and afflictions; and partly, while you became companions of them that were so treated.
Heb. 10:34 For you had compassion for me in my chains, and accepted joyfully the plundering of your possessions, knowing in yourselves that you have a better possession and one that is abiding.
Heb. 10:35 Therefore do not cast away your confidence, which has great reward.
Heb. 10:36 For you have need of patience, that, after you have done the will of God, you acquire the promise.
Heb. 10:37 For yet a little while, and He that will come, will come, and He will not delay.
Heb. 10:38 Now the just will live by faith: but if anyone withdraws, My soul will not be well pleasing in him.
Heb. 10:39 But we are not of those who are shrinking back into perdition; but of those who are believing into taking possession of the soul.
Heb. 11:1 Now faith is the authentication of things expected, the convincing of things being done that are not seen.
Heb. 11:2 For by it the elders obtained a good testimony.
Heb. 11:3 Through faith we understand that the ages were prepared by a saying of God in regard to the things which are visible and it does not have its origin out of that which is appearing.
Heb. 11:4 By faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained testimony that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaks.
Heb. 11:5 By faith Enoch was removed that he should not know death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his removal he had this testimony, that he pleased God.
Heb. 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please Him: for he that advances to God must believe that He is, and that He is rewarding them that diligently seek Him out.
Heb. 11:7 By faith Noah, being warned by God of things not yet seen, moved with fear, built an ark for the salvation of his house; by which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.
Heb. 11:8 By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he was about to receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing to where he was going.
Heb. 11:9 By faith he dwelt as a foreigner in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise:
Heb. 11:10 For he looked for a city which has foundations, whose Designer and Builder is God.
Heb. 11:11 Through faith also Sarah herself received power to conceive an offspring and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged Him faithful who had promised.
Heb. 11:12 Therefore sprang there even one, and him as good as dead, so many as the stars of the heavens in multitude, and as the sand which is by the seashore innumerable.
Heb. 11:13 These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them far off, and were persuaded by them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the land.
Heb. 11:14 For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek a fatherland.
Heb. 11:15 And truly, if they had been mindful of from where they came out, they might have had opportunity to have returned.
Heb. 11:16 But now they desire a better, that is, a heavenly: therefore, God is not ashamed to be called their God: for He made ready for them a city.
Heb. 11:17 By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son,
Heb. 11:18 of whom it was said, that in Isaac will your offspring be called:
Heb. 11:19 counting that God was able to raise him up, even from the dead; from where also he received him back as a parable.
Heb. 11:20 By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau about things that are about to come.
Heb. 11:21 By faith Jacob, when he was a dying, blessed both the sons of Joseph; and worshipped, leaning on the top of his staff.
Heb. 11:22 By faith Joseph, when he died, made mention of the exodus of the children of Israel; and gave a command concerning his bones.
Heb. 11:23 By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden three months by his parents, because they saw he was a handsome child; and they were not afraid of the king’s decree.
Heb. 11:24 By faith Moses, when he had become great, disowned Pharaoh’s daughter and to be called her son,
Heb. 11:25 choosing rather to be treated with adversity with the people of God, than to have the enjoyment of sin for a season;
Heb. 11:26 counting the revilement of Christ greater wealth than the treasures in Egypt: for he fixed his eyes earnestly on the reward.
Heb. 11:27 By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the wrath of Pharaoh: for he endured, as seeing Him who is invisible.
Heb. 11:28 Through faith he kept the Passover, and the sprinkling of blood, unless the destroying one should touch the firstborns.
Heb. 11:29 By faith they passed through the Red Sea as on dry land: when the Egyptians attempted were drowned.
Heb. 11:30 By faith the walls of Jericho collapsed, after they were encircled seven days.
Heb. 11:31 By faith the prostitute Rahab did not perish with them that believed not, having received the spies with peace.
Heb. 11:32 And what more will I say? For the time would fail me to tell of Gideon, and of Barak, and of Samson, and of Jephthah; of David also, and Samuel, and of the prophets:
Heb. 11:33 who through faith subdued kingdoms, worked righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions.
Heb. 11:34 Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, grown valiant in war, the armies of the foreigners were caused to back down.
Heb. 11:35 Women received their dead raised to life again: and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance; that they might obtain a better resurrection:
Heb. 11:36 and others had trials of cruel mocking and scourging, yes, moreover of chains and prison:
Heb. 11:37 they were stoned, they were sawn in pieces, were tempted, and were slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being homeless, afflicted, tormented;
Heb. 11:38 (of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserted places, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the land.
Heb. 11:39 So these all, having obtained a good testimony through faith, received not the promise:
Heb. 11:40 God having provided some better thing for us, that they without us should not be made complete.
Heb. 12:1 Therefore seeing we also are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which does so easily entangle us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,
Heb. 12:2 looking away into Jesus the author and finisher of faith; who for the joy that was set before Him suffered the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Heb. 12:3 For consider Him that suffered such contradiction of sinners against Himself, unless you be wearied and faint in your minds.
Heb. 12:4 You have not yet resisted to blood, striving against sin.
Heb. 12:5 And you have forgotten the exhortation which speaks to you as to children, My son, despise not the discipline of the Lord, nor lose heart when you are rebuked by Him:
Heb. 12:6 For who the Lord loves He disciplines, and scourges every son whom He receives.
Heb. 12:7 If you endure discipline, God deals with you as with sons; for what son is he who the father disciplines not?
Heb. 12:8 But if you be without discipline, of which all are partakers, then you are illegitimate, and not sons.
Heb. 12:9 Furthermore we have had fathers in our flesh who corrected us, and we gave them respect: should we not be even more willing to be subject to the Father of spirits and live?
Heb. 12:10 For they truthfully for a few days disciplined us as it seemed good to them; but He for our profit, that we might be partakers of His holiness.
Heb. 12:11 Now no discipline for the present seems to be joyous, but sorrowful: nevertheless, afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.
Heb. 12:12 Therefore, lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees;
Heb. 12:13 and make straight paths for your feet, unless that which is lame be put out of joint; but let it rather be healed.
Heb. 12:14 Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without it no one will see the Lord:
Heb. 12:15 overseeing that no one comes too late for the grace of God; nor any root of bitterness springing up agitating, and through this many are spotted;
Heb. 12:16 nor anyone be a fornicator, or godless person, as Esau, who for one morsel of food sold his birthright.
Heb. 12:17 For you know that afterward, when he desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected: for he found no place of repentance, though he sought it earnestly with tears.
Heb. 12:18 For you have not advanced to the mountain that may be touched, and that burned with fire, nor to blackness, and darkness, and whirlwind,
Heb. 12:19 and the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which voice they who heard begged that no further word should be added to them:
Heb. 12:20 for they could not hold up under what was commanded, and if so much as a beast touch the mountain, it will be stoned, or shot with an arrow:
Heb. 12:21 and so terrible was the sight, that Moses said, I exceedingly fear and tremble:
Heb. 12:22 but you have advanced to Mount Zion, and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels,
Heb. 12:23 to the Assembly of the firstborn ones, having been written in the heavens, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of the just made complete,
Heb. 12:24 and to Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaks better things than that of Abel.
Heb. 12:25 See that you are not refusing Him that is speaking. For if they escaped not who refused Him who warned them on the land, much more we will not escape, if we turn away from Him in the heavens:
Heb. 12:26 whose voice then shook the earth: but now He has promised, saying, yet once more I shake not the earth only, but also the heavens.
Heb. 12:27 And this word, yet once more, signifies the removing of those things which are being shaken, as of things that are made, that those things which are not being shaken may remain.
Heb. 12:28 Therefore we are taking the kingdom which is unshakeable, let us possess grace, through which we may serve God well pleasingly with respect and godly fear:
Heb. 12:29 for our God is a consuming fire!
Heb. 13:1 Let brotherly love continue.
Heb. 13:2 Do not be forgetful to show hospitality to strangers: for through this some have lodged messengers not knowing it.
Heb. 13:3 Remember them that are in chains, as chained with them; and those who are tortured, as being in the body yourselves.
Heb. 13:4 Marriage is to be held precious in all, and the bed undefiled: but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
Heb. 13:5 Let your conduct be without covetousness; and be content with such things as you have: for He has said, I will never leave you, nor forsake you.
Heb. 13:6 So that we may boldly say, the Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man will do to me.
Heb. 13:7 Remember those who have taken the lead among you, who have spoken to you the word of God: follow their faith, contemplating the outcome of their demeanor.
Heb. 13:8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and into the New Covenant Age.
Heb. 13:9 Be not carried about with various strange teachings. It is good that the heart be established by grace; not with foods, which is not profitable to those that have walked that way.
Heb. 13:10 We have an altar, where they have no right to eat who serve the tabernacle.
Heb. 13:11 For the bodies of those animals, whose blood is brought into the Holy of Holies by the high priest for sin, are burned outside the camp.
Heb. 13:12 Therefore Jesus also, that He might sanctify the people with His own blood, suffered outside the gate.
Heb. 13:13 Therefore let us go out to Him outside the camp, bearing His reproach.
Heb. 13:14 For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one about to come.
Heb. 13:15 Therefore through Him let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to His name.
Heb. 13:16 Now well- doing and contributing do not forget: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
Heb. 13:17 Be persuaded by them that have taken the lead among you and yield yourselves: for they are watchful over your souls, as they that must give a report, that they may do it with joy, and not with groaning: for that is fruitless for you.
Heb. 13:18 Pray for us: for we are persuaded we have a good conscience in all things willing to live honorably.
Heb. 13:19 But I urge you to rather do this, that I may be restored to you more swiftly.
Heb. 13:20 Now the God of peace, who brought out from among the dead our Lord Jesus, the great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the perpetual covenant,
Heb. 13:21 furnish you completely in every good work to do His will, working in you that which is well pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory into the New Covenant Age from the Old Covenant Age. Amen.
Heb. 13:22 And I urge you, brothers, receive the word of exhortation: for I have written a letter to you in few words.
Heb. 13:23 Know that our brother Timothy is now released; with whom if I come promptly, I will be seeing you.
Heb. 13:24 Greet all those that are leading you, and all the saints. They of Italy greet you.
Heb. 13:25 Grace be with you all. Amen.