Hebrews 12:14-17 TNIV

Warning and Encouragement

14 Make every effort to live in peace with everyone1 and to be holy;2 without holiness no one will see the Lord.3

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15 See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God4 and that no bitter root5 grows up to cause trouble and defile many.

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16 See that no one is sexually immoral,6 or is godless like Esau, who for a single meal sold his inheritance rights as the oldest son.7

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17 Afterward, as you know, when he wanted to inherit this blessing, he was rejected. Even though he sought the blessing with tears,8 he could not change what he had done.

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