Hebrews 3 NIV

Jesus Greater Than Moses

1 Therefore, holy brothers,1 who share in the heavenly calling,2 fix your thoughts on Jesus, the apostle and high priest3 whom we confess.4

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2 He was faithful to the one who appointed him, just as Moses was faithful in all God's house.5

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3 Jesus has been found worthy of greater honor than Moses,6 just as the builder of a house has greater honor than the house itself.

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4 For every house is built by someone, but God is the builder of everything.7

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5 Moses was faithful as a servant8 in all God's house,9 testifying to what would be said in the future.

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6 But Christ is faithful as a son10 over God's house. And we are his house,11 if we hold on12 to our courage and the hope13 of which we boast.

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Warning Against Unbelief

7 So, as the Holy Spirit says:14 "Today, if you hear his voice,

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8 do not harden your hearts15 as you did in the rebellion, during the time of testing in the desert,

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9 where your fathers tested and tried me and for forty years saw what I did.16

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10 That is why I was angry with that generation, and I said, 'Their hearts are always going astray, and they have not known my ways.'
11 So I declared on oath in my anger,17 'They shall never enter my rest.' 18"a19

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12 See to it, brothers, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God.20

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13 But encourage one another daily,21 as long as it is called Today, so that none of you may be hardened by sin's deceitfulness.22

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14 We have come to share in Christ if we hold firmly23 till the end the confidence24 we had at first.

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      15 As has just been said: "Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as you did in the rebellion."b25

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        • b 3:15 - Psalm 95:7,8
          16 Who were they who heard and rebelled? Were they not all those Moses led out of Egypt?26

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          17 And with whom was he angry for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the desert?27

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          18 And to whom did God swear that they would never enter his rest28 if not to those who disobeyedc ?29

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          19 So we see that they were not able to enter, because of their unbelief.30

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