Let us holdfast the 1confession of our 2hopewithoutwavering, for 3He who promised is faithful ;
and let us consider how 4to stimulateoneanother to love and 5gooddeeds,
not forsaking our own6assemblingtogether, as is the habit of some, but 7encouraging one another; and all the more as you see8the daydrawingnear.
For if we go on 9sinningwillfullyafterreceiving10the knowledge of the truth, there nolongerremains a sacrifice for sins,
but a terrifyingexpectation of 11judgment and 12THE FURY OF A FIRE WHICH WILLCONSUME THE ADVERSARIES.
2813Anyone who has setaside the Law of Mosesdieswithoutmercy on the testimony of twoorthreewitnesses.
2914Howmuchsevererpunishment do you think he will deserve15who has trampledunderfoot the Son of God, and has regarded as unclean16the blood of the covenant17by which he was sanctified, and has 18insulted the Spirit of grace ?
For we know Him who said, "19VENGEANCE IS MINE, I WILL REPAY." And again, "20THE LORD WILL JUDGE HIS PEOPLE."
It is a 21terrifyingthing to fall into the hands of the 22livingGod.
But remember23the formerdays, awhen , after being 24enlightened, you endured a great25conflict of sufferings,
33partly by being 26made a publicspectacle through reproaches and tribulations, and partly by becoming27sharers with those who were sotreated.