Parallel Bible results for Hebrews 6:12-20

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Hebrews 6:12-20

NIV 12 We do not want you to become lazy, but to imitate those who through faith and patience inherit what has been promised. NIV 12 We do not want you to become lazy, but to imitate those who through faith and patience inherit what has been promised. NIV 13 When God made his promise to Abraham, since there was no one greater for him to swear by, he swore by himself, NIV 13 When God made his promise to Abraham, since there was no one greater for him to swear by, he swore by himself, NIV 14 saying, "I will surely bless you and give you many descendants." NIV 14 saying, "I will surely bless you and give you many descendants." NIV 15 And so after waiting patiently, Abraham received what was promised. NIV 15 And so after waiting patiently, Abraham received what was promised. NIV 16 Men swear by someone greater than themselves, and the oath confirms what is said and puts an end to all argument. NIV 16 Men swear by someone greater than themselves, and the oath confirms what is said and puts an end to all argument. NIV 17 Because God wanted to make the unchanging nature of his purpose very clear to the heirs of what was promised, he confirmed it with an oath. NIV 17 Because God wanted to make the unchanging nature of his purpose very clear to the heirs of what was promised, he confirmed it with an oath. NIV 18 God did this so that, by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled to take hold of the hope offered to us may be greatly encouraged. NIV 18 God did this so that, by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled to take hold of the hope offered to us may be greatly encouraged. NIV 19 We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain, NIV 19 We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain, NIV 20 where Jesus, who went before us, has entered on our behalf. He has become a high priest forever, in the order of Melchizedek. NIV 20 where Jesus, who went before us, has entered on our behalf. He has become a high priest forever, in the order of Melchizedek.