1901 American Standard Version (ASV)
1 Divers admonitions, as to charity, 4 to honest life, 5 to avoid covetousness, 7 to regard God's preachers, 9 to take heed of strange doctrines, 10 to confess Christ, 16 to give alms, 17 to obey governors, 18 to pray for the apostle. 20 The conclusion.
13:1 ¶ Let love of the brethren continue.
13:2 Forget not to show love unto strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
13:3 Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; them that are illtreated, as being yourselves also in the body.
13:4 [Let] marriage [be] had in honor among all, and [let] the bed [be] undefiled: for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
13:5 Be ye free from the love of money; content with such things as ye have: for himself hath said, I will in no wise fail thee, neither will I in any wise forsake thee.
13:6 So that with good courage we say, The Lord is my helper; I will not fear: What shall man do unto me?
13:7 Remember them that had the rule over you, men that spake unto you the word of God; and considering the issue of their life, imitate their faith.
13:8 Jesus Christ [is] the same yesterday and to-day, [yea] and for ever.
13:9 Be not carried away by divers and strange teachings: for it is good that the heart be established by grace; not by meats, wherein they that occupied themselves were not profited.
13:10 We have an altar, whereof they have no right to eat that serve the tabernacle.
13:11 For the bodies of those beasts whose blood is brought into the holy place by the high priest [as an offering] for sin, are burned without the camp.
13:12 Wherefore Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people through his own blood, suffered without the gate.
13:13 Let us therefore go forth unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach.
13:14 For we have not here an abiding city, but we seek after [the city] which is to come.
13:15 Through him then let us offer up a sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of lips which make confession to his name.
13:16 But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
13:17 Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit [to them]: for they watch in behalf of your souls, as they that shall give account; that they may do this with joy, and not with grief: for this [were] unprofitable for you.
13:18 Pray for us: for we are persuaded that we have a good conscience, desiring to live honorably in all things.
13:19 And I exhort [you] the more exceedingly to do this, that I may be restored to you the sooner.
13:20 Now the God of peace, who brought again from the dead the great shepherd of the sheep with the blood of an eternal covenant, [even] our Lord Jesus,
13:21 make you perfect in every good thing to do his will, working in us that which is well-pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom [be] the glory for ever and ever. Amen.
13:22 But I exhort you, brethren, bear with the word of exhortation, for I have written unto you in few words.
13:23 Know ye that our brother Timothy hath been set at liberty; with whom, if he come shortly, I will see you.
13:24 Salute all them that have the rule over you, and all the saints. They of Italy salute you.
13:25 Grace be with you all. Amen.
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