Hebrews 12:14-17 NIV

Warning Against Refusing God

14 Make every effort to live in peace with all men1 and to be holy;2 without holiness no one will see the Lord.3

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15 See to it that no one misses the grace of God4 and that no bitter root5 grows up to cause trouble and defile many.

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16 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.7

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17 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

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