Hebrews 12:14-17 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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14 Pursue peace with everyone, and the holiness without which no one will see the Lord. 14 Make every effort to live in peace with all men and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.
15 See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springs up and causes trouble, and through it many become defiled. 15 See to it that no one misses the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many.
16 See to it that no one becomes like Esau, an immoral and godless person, who sold his birthright for a single meal. 16 See that no one is sexually immoral, or is godless like Esau, who for a single meal sold his inheritance rights as the oldest son.
17 You know that later, when he wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no chance to repent, even though he sought the blessing with tears. 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.