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Hebrews 13 LEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Brotherly love must continue. 1 Keep on loving each other as brothers.
2 Do not neglect hospitality, because through this some have received angels as guests without knowing [it]. 2 Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some people have entertained angels without knowing it.
3 Remember the prisoners, as [though you were] fellow-prisoners; [remember] the mistreated, as [though] [you] yourselves also are being [mistreated] in the body. 3 Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.
4 Marriage [must be] held in honor by all, and the marriage bed [be] undefiled, because God will judge sexually immoral people and adulterers. 4 Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral.
5 Your lifestyle [must be] free from the love of money, being content with what you have. For he himself has said, "I will never desert you, and I will never abandon you." 5 Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, "Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you."
6 So then, we can say with confidence, "The Lord [is] my helper, I will not be afraid. What will man do to me?" 6 So we say with confidence, "The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?"
7 Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you; {considering the outcome of their way of life}, imitate their faith. 7 Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith.
8 Jesus Christ [is] the same yesterday and today and {forever}. 8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
9 Do not be carried away by various and strange teachings, for [it is] good [for] the heart to be strengthened by grace, not by foods by which those who participate have not benefited. 9 Do not be carried away by all kinds of strange teachings. It is good for our hearts to be strengthened by grace, not by ceremonial foods, which are of no value to those who eat them.
10 We have an altar from which those who serve in the tabernacle do not have the right to eat. 10 We have an altar from which those who minister at the tabernacle have no right to eat.
11 For the bodies of those animals whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by the high priest for sins are burned up outside the camp. 11 The high priest carries the blood of animals into the Most Holy Place as a sin offering, but the bodies are burned outside the camp.
12 Therefore Jesus also suffered outside the gate, in order that he might sanctify the people by his own blood. 12 And so Jesus also suffered outside the city gate to make the people holy through his own blood.
13 So we must go out to him outside the camp, bearing his reproach. 13 Let us, then, go to him outside the camp, bearing the disgrace he bore.
14 For here we do not have a permanent city, but we seek the [city] that is to come. 14 For here we do not have an enduring city, but we are looking for the city that is to come.
15 Therefore through him let us offer up a sacrifice of praise {continually} to God, that is, the fruit of lips that confess his name. 15 Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise--the fruit of lips that confess his name.
16 And do not neglect doing good and generosity, for God is pleased with such sacrifices. 16 And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
17 Obey your leaders and submit [to them], for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account, so that they can do this with joy and not [with] groaning, for this [would be] unprofitable for you. 17 Obey your leaders and submit to their authority. They keep watch over you as men who must give an account. Obey them so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no advantage to you.
18 Pray for us, for we are convinced that we have a good conscience, [and] want to conduct ourselves commendably in every [way]. 18 Pray for us. We are sure that we have a clear conscience and desire to live honorably in every way.
19 And I especially urge [you] to do this, so that I may be restored to you more quickly. 19 I particularly urge you to pray so that I may be restored to you soon.
20 Now may the God of peace, who brought up from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of the eternal covenant, 20 May the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep,
21 equip you with every good [thing] to do his will, carrying out in us [what is] pleasing before him through Jesus Christ, to whom [be] the glory {forever}. Amen. 21 equip you with everything good for doing his will, and may he work in us what is pleasing to him, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
22 Now I urge you, brothers, bear with my word of exhortation, for indeed I have written to you {briefly}. 22 Brothers, I urge you to bear with my word of exhortation, for I have written you only a short letter.
23 Know [that] our brother Timothy has been released, with whom I will see you, if he comes quickly [enough]. 23 I want you to know that our brother Timothy has been released. If he arrives soon, I will come with him to see you.
24 Greet all your leaders and all the saints. Those from Italy greet you. 24 Greet all your leaders and all God's people. Those from Italy send you their greetings.
25 Grace [be] with all of you. 25 Grace be with you all.