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Hebrews 13:17

Overview - Hebrews 13
Divers admonitions as to charity;
to honest life;
to avoid covetousness;
to regard God's preachers;
to take heed of strange doctrines;
10 to confess Christ;
16 to give alms;
17 to obey governors;
18 to pray for the apostles.
20 The conclusion.
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Hebrews 13:17  (King James Version)
Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.
 


Obey
7 ; 1 Samuel 8:19 ; 1 Samuel 15:19 1 Samuel 15:20 Proverbs 5:13 ; Philippians 2:12 Philippians 2:29 ; 1 Thessalonians 5:12 1 Thessalonians 5:13 ; 2 Thessalonians 3:14
1 Timothy 5:17

have the rule over
or, guide. submit.
Genesis 16:9 ; 1 Corinthians 16:16 ; Ephesians 5:21 ; James 4:7 ; 1 Peter 5:5

watch
Ezekiel 3:17-21 ; Ezekiel 33:2 Ezekiel 33:7-9 Acts 20:24-26 Acts 20:28 ; 1 Corinthians 4:1 1 Corinthians 4:2 ; 1 Peter 5:2 1 Peter 5:3

give account
Luke 16:2 ; Romans 14:12 ; 2 Corinthians 5:10 2 Corinthians 5:11

with joy
Philippians 1:4 ; 2:16 4:1 1 Thessalonians 2:19 1 Thessalonians 2:20 ; 1 Thessalonians 3:9 1 Thessalonians 3:10

with grief
Exodus 32:31 ; Jeremiah 13:17 ; Philippians 3:18
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