Let 1love of the brethrencontinue.
Do not neglect to 2show hospitality to strangers, for by thissome have 3entertainedangelswithoutknowing it.
34Remember5the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated, since you yourselvesalso are in the body.
46Marriage is to be held in honoramongall, and the marriage bed is to be undefiled ; 7for fornicators and adulterersGod will judge.
Make sure that your character is 8free from the love of money, 9being content with what you have ; for He Himself has said, "10I WILL NEVERDESERT YOU, NOR WILL I EVERFORSAKE YOU,"
6so that we confidentlysay, "11THE LORD IS MY HELPER, I WILL NOT BE AFRAID. WHAT WILL MANDO TO ME ?"
7Remember12those who led you, whospoke13the word of God to you; and considering the aresult of their conduct, 14imitate their faith.
815JesusChrist is the sameyesterday and today and forever.
916Do not be carriedaway by varied and strangeteachings ; for it is good for the heart to 17be strengthened by grace, not by 18foods, 19throughwhichthose who bwere sooccupied were not benefited.
We have an altar20from whichthose21who serve the ctabernaclehavenoright to eat.
For 22the bodies of thoseanimalswhoseblood is brought into the holyplace by the highpriest as an offering for sin, are burnedoutside the camp.
12ThereforeJesusalso, 23that He might sanctify the people24through His ownblood, suffered25outside the gate.
13So, let us go out to Him outside the camp, 26bearing His reproach.
For here27we do not have a lastingcity, but we are seeking28the city which is to come.
1529Through Him then, let us continuallyoffer up a 30sacrifice of praise to God, that is, 31the fruit of lips that dgivethanks to His name.
And do not neglectdoinggood and 32sharing, for 33with suchsacrificesGod is pleased.
1734Obey your leaders and submit to them, for 35they keepwatchover your souls as those who will give an account. eLet them dothis with joy and not fwith grief, for this would be unprofitable for you.
1836Pray for us, for we are sure that we have a 37goodconscience, desiring to conduct ourselves honorably in allthings.
And I urge you all the more to dothis, 38so that I may be restored to you the sooner.
20Now39the God of peace, who 40brought up from the dead the 41greatShepherd of the sheepgthrough42the blood of the 43eternalcovenant, even Jesus our Lord,
2144equip you in everygoodthing to do His will, 45working in us that 46which is pleasing in His sight, throughJesusChrist, 47to whom be the gloryforever and ever. Amen.
But 48I urge you, 49brethren, hbear with ithis50word of exhortation, for 51I have written to you briefly .
23jTakenotice that 52our brotherTimothy has been released, with whom, if he comessoon, I will see you.
24Greet53all of your leaders and all the k54saints. Those from 55Italygreet you.
2556Grace be with you all.