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. We are simply told to obey those who rule over us. 1:12; John 8:58; Rev. 18 Pray for us, for we are sure that we have a clear conscience, desiring to act honorably in all things. Hebrews 13:9, KJV: "Be not carried about with divers and strange doctrines. [Let your] conversation [be] without love of money, satisfied with [your] present circumstances; for *he* has said, … Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 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. Click on the different category headings to find out more. 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: The Bible holds high the ideal of married life and the institution of family. 2 v Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby w some have entertained angels unawares. But not everyone that speaks in the Spirit is a prophet; but only if he holds the ways of the Lord. CHAPTER XVI. Know that, Bear with the word of exhortation, for I have written to you in few words, Know that our brother Timothy has been set free, with whom I shall see you if he comes shortly, © Copyright - Enduring Word       |      . i. I especially urge you to do this: As far as the writer to the Hebrews was concerned their prayers determined if and when he is reunited with them. And when the apostle goes away, let him take nothing but bread… but if he asks for money, he is a false prophet. 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. 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. Heb 13:17 - Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. 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?”. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. Hebrews 13:12 - ESV - So Jesus also suffered outside the gate in order... Study verse in the English Standard Version Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you. 2 Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. i. Know that our brother Timothy has been set free, with whom I shall see you if he comes shortly. Hebrews 13:13 - ESV - Therefore let us go to him outside the camp and... Study verse in the English Standard Version There should always be plenty of this kind of love among Christians, and it should continue. Hebrews 13:17-21 English Standard Version (ESV). Let brotherly love continue. 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?'" Try it free for 30 days. 37:25; 2 Cor. Those from Italy greet you. It is the love of deep friendship and partnership. Hebrews 13. In the grammar of the ancient Greek language, pray is in the present imperative verb tense. 4. 2. 19 I urge you the more earnestly to do this in order (AI)that I may be restored to you the sooner. a. Hebrews 13:9, ESV: "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." a. Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. 22 I appeal to you, brothers,[c] bear with my word of exhortation, for (AQ)I have written to you briefly. Hebrews 13:13, KJV: "Let us go forth therefore unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach." If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. 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. 6:7, 8; [Phil. b. 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. 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. i. i. ( Heb 13:1-3) Express brotherly love. Hebrews 13 - Let brotherly love continue. Now may the God of peace: In this blessing God is first recognized in His attributes: peace, power (brought up our Lord Jesus from the dead), loving care (that great Shepherd), and ever giving love (the blood of the everlasting covenant). 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. 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 1 Let brotherly love continue. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. 21:39; 27:32; John 19:17, 20; [Acts 7:58], [ch. 2:19. 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. Praise that pleases God is the fruit of our lips, more than just thoughts directed towards God. 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. This ancient Greek word spoke of brotherly friendship and affection. c. Make you complete in every good work: This expresses the desire for blessing, wanting God’s working in you, and all through Jesus Christ. We may request cookies to be set on your device. Hebrews 13:1-25Let love of the brethren continue. You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. 16 Do not neglect to do good and (AB)to share what you have, for such (AC)sacrifices are pleasing to God. It is spoken out unto the Lord, either is prose or in song. 1. After asking his readers to pray for him, the writer to the Hebrews prays for his readers. 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. Amen! 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. 5 For it was not to angels that God subjected the world to come, of which … ( A) brotherly love continue. Know that our brother Timothy has been set free, with whom I shall see you if he comes shortly: These final words give us a few tantalizing hints of the writer’s identity. Forget not to shew love unto strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. 1:19], Matt. “A teacher should teach us to submit to God, not to himself.” (Chuck Smith). Hebrews 13:1-2. In Acts 13:15 the phrase word of exhortation refers to a sermon. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. It is for our own sake that we should obey and submit to God-appointed leaders. But I especially urge, 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, 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, : This expresses the desire for blessing, wanting, And I appeal to you, brethren, bear with the word of exhortation, for I have written to you in few words. 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. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. 4 (E)Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge (F)the sexually immoral and adulterous. 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). Consider the outcome of their way of life, and (M)imitate their faith. ©2018 David Guzik – No distribution beyond personal use without permission. Of course, this does not relieve individual responsibility but it puts an additional accountability and responsibility upon leaders. Let brotherly love continue. Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. 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. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features. 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. ( B) Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby. 12:10; 1 Thess. 1:7; [1 Pet. 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). 3 x Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body. Bible > Commentary > EXP > Hebrews Hebrews 13 Expositor's Bible Commentary. You can check these in your browser security settings. Read verse in English Standard Version Toggle navigation We also please God with sacrifice when we do good and share. 3. 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 … “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. Obey those who rule over you, and be submissive, for they watch out for your souls, as those who must give account. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and take your Bible knowledge to a new level this year! He may confidently say to his congregation, ‘Pray for me’ who does unfeignedly from his soul pray for them.” (Spurgeon). Praise and worship are important, but the Christian’s obligation does not end there. 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. 2:10]; See Eph. Amen. 15 Then desire x … a. Some however simply take the everlasting covenant as another name for the New Covenant. He knew that prayer could remove those obstacles. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you. The Founder of Salvation. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. Other passages which may speak to this everlasting covenant are Revelation 13:8, Ephesians 1:4, and 2 Timothy 1:9. ii. i. 13 Let brotherly love continue. This shows how seriously he regarded their prayers for him. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. When speaking on the authority of God’s Word, leaders do have a right to tell us how to live and walk after God. These follow major themes from the rest of this letter, including perseverance, peacefulness, and praise. 24 Greet all (AS)your leaders and all the saints. 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. i. Amen. 8 Jesus Christ is (N)the same yesterday and today and forever. 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. Hebrews 13:1. And I appeal to you, brethren, bear with the word of exhortation, for I have written to you in few words. Hebrews 13:1English Standard Version (ESV) Sacrifices Pleasing to God 13 Let brotherly love continue. Hebrews 13:4 English Standard Version (ESV). 10 We have an altar # [1 Cor. 5 Keep your … 11 For the bodies of those animals whose blood is brought into the holy places by the high priest as a … Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. 14 For here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. 13 Let. 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. Marriage is honorable among all, and the bed undefiled; but fornicators and adulterers God will judge. Please see our Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. 29:14 the bodies of those animals whose blood is brought into the holy places by the high priest as a sacrifice for sin are burned # ver. 10 We have an altar (Q)from which those who serve the tent[a] have no right to eat. ( 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. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. You can also change some of your preferences. This text also continues to parallel components of the old covenant with the ministry of Jesus Christ. ESV 1 Let brotherly love continue. NIV 2 Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it. 11:10, 16; 12:28; Mic. Greet all those who rule over you, and all the saints. Pray for us; for we are confident that we have a good conscience, in all things desiring to live honorably. 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. 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. 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. Those who come from Italy send you greetings. If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here: We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. But these words only tell us that the writer knew Timothy and that he planned to visit his readers soon. 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. 4:9], ch. b. 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. Let them do so with joy and not with grief, for that would be unprofitable for you. 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. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. “Loving hearts must speak. We all need and should welcome the prayers of others. 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