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1 Therefore, holy brethren, who share in a heavenly call, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession. 1 Therefore, holy brothers, who share in the heavenly calling, fix your thoughts on Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess.
2 He was faithful to him who appointed him, just as Moses also was faithful in God's house. 2 He was faithful to the one who appointed him, just as Moses was faithful in all God's house.
3 Yet Jesus has been counted worthy of as much more glory than Moses as the builder of a house has more honor than the house. 3 Jesus has been found worthy of greater honor than Moses, just as the builder of a house has greater honor than the house itself.
4 (For every house is built by some one, but the builder of all things is God.) 4 For every house is built by someone, but God is the builder of everything.
5 Now Moses was faithful in all God's house as a servant, to testify to the things that were to be spoken later, 5 Moses was faithful as a servant in all God's house, testifying to what would be said in the future.
6 but Christ was faithful over God's house as a son. And we are his house if we hold fast our confidence and pride in our hope. 6 But Christ is faithful as a son over God's house. And we are his house, if we hold on to our courage and the hope of which we boast.
7 Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says, "Today, when you hear his voice, 7 So, as the Holy Spirit says: "Today, if you hear his voice,
8 do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, on the day of testing in the wilderness, 8 do not harden your hearts as you did in the rebellion, during the time of testing in the desert,
9 where your fathers put me to the test and saw my works for forty years. 9 where your fathers tested and tried me and for forty years saw what I did.
10 Therefore I was provoked with that generation, and said, 'They always go astray in their hearts; they have not known my ways.' 10 That is why I was angry with that generation, and I said, 'Their hearts are always going astray, and they have not known my ways.'
11 As I swore in my wrath, 'They shall never enter my rest.'" 11 So I declared on oath in my anger, 'They shall never enter my rest.' "
12 Take care, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God. 12 See to it, brothers, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God.
13 But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called "today," that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. 13 But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called Today, so that none of you may be hardened by sin's deceitfulness.
14 For we share in Christ, if only we hold our first confidence firm to the end, 14 We have come to share in Christ if we hold firmly till the end the confidence we had at first.
15 while it is said, "Today, when you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion." 15 As has just been said: "Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as you did in the rebellion."
16 Who were they that heard and yet were rebellious? Was it not all those who left Egypt under the leadership of Moses? 16 Who were they who heard and rebelled? Were they not all those Moses led out of Egypt?
17 And with whom was he provoked forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness? 17 And with whom was he angry for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the desert?
18 And to whom did he swear that they should never enter his rest, but to those who were disobedient? 18 And to whom did God swear that they would never enter his rest if not to those who disobeyed ?
19 So we see that they were unable to enter because of unbelief. 19 So we see that they were not able to enter, because of their unbelief.