For when god made promes to Abraham because he had no greater thinge to sweare by he sware by him silfe
sayinge: Surely I will blesse the and multiply the in dede.
And so after that he had taryed a longe tyme he enioyed the promes.
Men verely sweare by him that is greater then them selves and an othe to confyrme the thynge ys amonge them an ende of all stryfe.
So god willynge very aboundanly to shewe vnto the heyres of promes the stablenes of his counsayle he added an othe
that by two immutable thinges (in which it was vnpossible that god shuld lye) we myght have parfect consolacion which have fled for to holde fast the hope that is set before vs
which hope we have as an ancre of the soule both sure and stedfast. Which hope also entreth in into tho thynges which are with in the vayle
whither ye fore runner is for vs entred in I mea Iesus that is made an hye prest for ever after the order of Melchisedech.