Hebrews 13:1-25Let love of the brethren continue. Now may the God of peace: This is a blessing in the style of the priestly blessing of Numbers 6:22-27: The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you; the LORD lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace. 3 Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body. 4:11]; See Matt. Hebrews 13:13, ESV: "Therefore let us go to him outside the camp and bear the reproach he endured." In this concluding chapter we find fresh instances of that divine wisdom wherewith the apostle was influenced in writing this epistle; improving still more the doctrines he had advanced to practical purposes; in which he gives all ministers of Christ an instructive example of the order and method proper to be pursued in teaching Christianity; first to declare the great doctrines of it, and then … 16 Do not neglect to do good and (AB)to share what you have, for such (AC)sacrifices are pleasing to God. Some however simply take the everlasting covenant as another name for the New Covenant. ( B) Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby. 4 Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous. 20 Now (AJ)may the God of peace (AK)who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, (AL)the great shepherd of the sheep, by (AM)the blood of the eternal covenant, 21 (AN)equip you with everything good that you may do his will, (AO)working in us[b] that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, (AP)to whom be glory forever and ever. 2:19. But do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased: Praise is not the only sacrifice that pleases God. This is difficult to speak about today, because many who aren’t married feel put off by an emph… i. Hebrews 13:4, KJV: "Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge." We fully respect if you want to refuse cookies but to avoid asking you again and again kindly allow us to store a cookie for that. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. That I may be restored to you the sooner: Obstacles prevented the writer from being reunited with his readers. Sadly, some take the idea of submission to leaders in the church much too far. 2 For good news came to us just as to them, but the message they heard did not benefit them, because o they were not united by faith with those who listened. ( D) Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body. ( C) some have entertained angels unawares. 1:7; [1 Pet. “So, then, we are to utter the praises of God, and it is not sufficient to feel adoring emotions.” (Spurgeon). 14 For here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come. 11 For # See Ex. 14 For (X)here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come. 17 Obey (AD)your leaders and submit to them, (AE)for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to (AF)give an account. 11:10, 16; 12:28; Mic. Hebrews 13:13. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. In the grammar of the ancient Greek language, pray is in the present imperative verb tense. 13 1 Let brotherly love continue. i. We are simply told to obey those who rule over us. You can also change some of your preferences. 4. Click on the different category headings to find out more. Hebrews 13:6 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Hebrews 13:6, NIV: "So we say with confidence, 'The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid.What can mere mortals do to me?'" 7 Remember (L)your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Some take the idea of the everlasting covenant to express the covenant that existed before the foundation of the world between the Persons of the Godhead, working together for the salvation of man. i. Be satisfied with what you have. 2 Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. Commentary on Hebrews 13:1-6 (Read Hebrews 13:1-6) The design of Christ in giving himself for us, is, that he may purchase to himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works; and true religion is the strongest bond of friendship. 2 (B)Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby (C)some have entertained angels unawares. We also please God with sacrifice when we do good and share. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. a. Obey those who rule over you, and be submissive: We are to be submissive to the leaders God gives us (assuming they have the character mentioned in Hebrews 13:7). Those from Italy greet you. Hebrews 4:1–13 Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us fear lest any of you should seem n to have failed to reach it. b. 5 Keep your … For, Do not be carried about with various and strange doctrines, For it is good that the heart be established by grace, not with foods which have not profited those who have been occupied with them, We have an altar from which those who serve the tabernacle have no right to eat, Jesus… suffered outside the gate. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Hebrews 13:4 English Standard Version (ESV). Praise and worship are important, but the Christian’s obligation does not end there. We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. a. 2 Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Bear with the word of exhortation, for I have written to you in few words: The writer to the Hebrews reminds us of his purpose. Please see our Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. ( Heb 13:1-3) Express brotherly love. This shows how seriously he regarded their prayers for him. Hebrews 13:13 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Hebrews 13:13, NIV: "Let us, then, go to him outside the camp, bearing the disgrace he bore." 13 Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God,” for God cannot be tempted with evil, and he himself tempts no one. c. Let them do so with joy and not with grief, for that would be unprofitable for you: Cooperative conduct is not only a joy to leaders, but it is profitable for the whole body. Therefore from their ways shall the false prophet and the true prophet be known. 17 Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. The Lord has promised that he will not leave us or desert us. 13 Let u brotherly love continue. But I especially urge you to do this, that I may be restored to you the sooner. Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. Hebrews 13. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. As those who must give account: We obey and submit to our leaders because God put them in a place of responsibility and accountability over us. 9 Do not be (O)led away by diverse and strange teachings, for it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace, (P)not by foods, which have not benefited those devoted to them. ESV 2 Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Amen! a. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. 15 (Y)Through him then let us continually offer up (Z)a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, (AA)the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name. 1:22; 2 Pet. The ESV Bible (English Standard Version) is an 'essentially literal' translation of the Bible in contemporary English. 1. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and take your Bible knowledge to a new level this year! But the word for love used in Hebrews 13:1 is philadelphia, coming from the root philia. English Standard Version (ESV). 9:13; 10:18] from which those who serve the tent # 13:10 Or tabernacle have no right to eat. But not everyone that speaks in the Spirit is a prophet; but only if he holds the ways of the Lord. 1:5; [Ps. 19 I urge you the more earnestly to do this in order (AI)that I may be restored to you the sooner. Let brotherly love continue. ( A) brotherly love continue. (13) But to which of the angels.—The final appeal is made to that Psalm which more frequently than any other is quoted in reference to Christ, and which we have already seen to be the source of all the New Testament references to … Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels. 4:9; 1 Pet. 12 u Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive v the crown of life, w which God has promised to those who love him. b. Willing to give, he utters this most wonderful prayer for them. 1:4, 8; [2 Cor. This text also continues to parallel components of the old covenant with the ministry of Jesus Christ. 4 y Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge z the … Pray for us; for we are confident that we have a good conscience, in all things desiring to live honorably. Let every apostle that comes to you be received as the Lord. His desire was to write a word of exhortation to encourage discouraged Christians, both then and now. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. 6:25, Cited from Josh. 13 Therefore let us go to him outside the camp and bear (W)the reproach he endured. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you. 14 But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me, So we may boldly say: “The LORD is my helper; I will not fear. Try it free for 30 days. These follow major themes from the rest of this letter, including perseverance, peacefulness, and praise. He may confidently say to his congregation, ‘Pray for me’ who does unfeignedly from his soul pray for them.” (Spurgeon). Hebrews 13:12 - ESV - So Jesus also suffered outside the gate in order... Study verse in the English Standard Version ESV Archaeology Study Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Brown), ESV Study Bible, Burgundy Genuine Leather, ESV Men's Devotional Bible, clothbound hardcover, ESV Gospel Transformation Bible, 1st Edition (Chocolate/Plum with Trail Design). 2:17; 3:8; 1 John 3:10; 4:7, 20, 21], 1 Tim. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. Know that our brother Timothy has been set free, with whom I shall see you if he comes shortly. ESV 1 Let brotherly love continue. Hebrews 12 James 1 ... Hebrews 13:13 English Standard Version (ESV) 13 ... An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV and NRSV) - is just a step away! Hebrews 13:1-2. 5 For it was not to angels that God subjected the world to come, of which … [Let your] conversation [be] without love of money, satisfied with [your] present circumstances; for *he* has said, … What can man do to me?”, Remember those who rule over you, who have spoken the word of God to you, whose faith follow, considering the outcome of, Do not be carried about with various and strange doctrines. But these words only tell us that the writer knew Timothy and that he planned to visit his readers soon. Therefore let us go forth to Him, outside the camp, bearing His reproach, For here we have no continuing city, but we seek the one to come, Therefore by Him let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of, Therefore by Him let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, But do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased, : Praise is not the only sacrifice that pleases God. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you. 13 Therefore let us go to him outside the camp and bear the reproach he endured. In Acts 13:15 the phrase word of exhortation refers to a sermon. This summary of the book of Hebrews provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Hebrews. NIV 2 Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it. Hebrews 13, Coffman Commentaries on the Bible, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. Now may the God of peace who brought up our Lord Jesus from the dead, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make you complete in every good work to do His will, working in you what is well pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. Of course, this does not relieve individual responsibility but it puts an additional accountability and responsibility upon leaders. 5 Keep your … 4 Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous. Perhaps the writer to the Hebrews means in Hebrews 13:22 that he gives his readers a written sermon. 23 You should know that (AR)our brother Timothy has been released, with whom I shall see you if he comes soon. Marriage is honorable among all, and the bed undefiled; but fornicators and adulterers God will judge. The “Shepherding Movement” was a clear example of this kind of abuse (which many seem to welcome, wanting someone else to be responsible for their lives). b. 5 For it was not to angels that God subjected the world to come, of which … Amen. Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. “What proceeds from the lips is regarded as fruit, which reveals the character of its source, as the fruit of a tree reveals the nature of the tree.” (Guthrie), ii. c. Grace be with you all: This is a fitting end for a book that documents the passing of the Old Covenant and the institution of the New Covenant. Remember the prisoners as if chained with them; those who are mistreated; since you yourselves are in the body also. The Founder of Salvation. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and (M)imitate their faith. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. i. 25 (AT)Grace be with all of you. Grace be with you all. “Loving hearts must speak. i. 5 Keep your life (G)free from love of money, and (H)be content with what you have, for he has said, (I)“I will never leave you nor forsake you.” 6 So we can confidently say, (J)“The Lord is my helper;    (K)I will not fear;what can man do to me?”. Changes will take effect once you reload the page. It seems to me that a dumb Christian, a man who is thankful for Christ’s sacrifice and never feels the need to say so, is as great an anomaly as either of these I have described.” (Maclaren), iii. 3 (D)Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body. The Founder of Salvation. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. The Founder of Salvation. And when the apostle goes away, let him take nothing but bread… but if he asks for money, he is a false prophet. 22 I appeal to you, brothers,[c] bear with my word of exhortation, for (AQ)I have written to you briefly. Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. Hebrews 13:13, KJV: "Let us go forth therefore unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach." 11 For (R)the bodies of those animals whose blood is brought into the holy places by the high priest as a sacrifice for sin are burned (S)outside the camp. It indicates continuous activity and implies that they were already praying for him. Obey those who rule over you, and be submissive, for they watch out for your souls, as those who must give account. We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. Those who come from Italy send you greetings. We may request cookies to be set on your device. You can check these in your browser security settings. “A teacher should teach us to submit to God, not to himself.” (Chuck Smith). 24 Greet all (AS)your leaders and all the saints. Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so, : The writer to the Hebrews used the ancient Greek word, : This is a simple and practical way that. For by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels, Remember the prisoners as if chained with them, Marriage is honorable among all, and the bed undefiled, But fornicators and adulterers God will judge, Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content, Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content: I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. Other passages which may speak to this everlasting covenant are Revelation 13:8, Ephesians 1:4, and 2 Timothy 1:9. ii. 3. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. And every prophet that speaks in the Spirit you shall neither try nor judge; for every sin shall be forgiven, but this one sin shall not be forgiven. 1:12; John 8:58; Rev. 37:25; 2 Cor. 1:19], Matt. 21:39; 27:32; John 19:17, 20; [Acts 7:58], [ch. 10 We have an altar (Q)from which those who serve the tent[a] have no right to eat. Hebrews 13:1English Standard Version (ESV) Sacrifices Pleasing to God 13 Let brotherly love continue. Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. We also please God with sacrifice when we, Obey those who rule over you, and be submissive, Let them do so with joy and not with grief, for that would be unprofitable for you, Pray for us; for we are confident that we have a good conscience, in all things desiring to live honorably. Hebrews 13:9-25 English Standard Version (ESV) 9 Do not be led away by diverse and strange teachings, for it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace, not by foods, which have not benefited those devoted to them. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. Forget not to shew love unto strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Hebrews 13:5 Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, "I will never leave you nor forsake you." Praise that pleases God is the fruit of our lips, more than just thoughts directed towards God. Bible > Commentary > EXP > Hebrews Hebrews 13 Expositor's Bible Commentary. Context Summary Hebrews 13:7–17 contains practical instructions for the Christian believer. Sacrifices Pleasing to God. a. 2 v Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby w some have entertained angels unawares. Us to submit to God-appointed leaders their ways shall the false prophet and institution... 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