Make every effort to live in peace with all men1 and to be holy;2 without holiness no one will see the Lord.315
See to it that no one misses the grace of God4 and that no bitter root5 grows up to cause trouble and defile many.
See that no one is sexually immoral,6 or is godless like Esau, who for a single meal sold his inheritance rights as the oldest son.717
Afterward, as you know, when he wanted to inherit this blessing, he was rejected. He could bring about no change of mind, though he sought the blessing with tears.8