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Hebrews 13

Introduction

1Divers admonitions as to charity;
4to honest life;
5to avoid covetousness;
7to regard God's preachers;
9to take heed of strange doctrines;
10to confess Christ;
16to give alms;
17to obey governors;
18to pray for the apostles.
20The conclusion.

Verse 1

Let brotherly love continue.
6:10,11; 10:24; John 13:34,35; 15:17; Acts 2:1,44-46; 4:32; Romans 12:9,10; Galatians 5:6,13,22; Ephesians 4:3; 5:2; Philippians 2:1-3; 1 Thessalonians 4:9,10; 2 Thessalonians 1:3; 1 Peter 1:22; 1 Peter 2:17; 3:8; 4:8; 2 Peter 1:7; 1 John 2:9,10; 3:10-18,23; 4:7-11,20,21; 1 John 5:1; 2 John 1:5,6; Revelation 2:4
Reciprocal: Genesis 13:8 - brethren;  Genesis 43:29 - God;  Genesis 49:1 - Gather;  1 Samuel 30:21 - came near;  2 Chronicles 11:4 - against;  2 Chronicles 28:11 - deliver;  Job 1:4 - sent and called;  Psalm 133:1 - how good;  Matthew 25:35 - I was a;  Acts 6:1 - there;  Acts 21:17 - the brethren;  Hebrews 13:16 - to do;  Hebrews 13:22 - suffer;  James 1:16 - my;  1 John 3:14 - because

Verse 2

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
not
Leviticus 19:34; Deuteronomy 10:18,19; 1 Kings 17:10-16; 2 Kings 4:8; Job 31:19,32; Isaiah 58:7; Matthew 25:35,43; Acts 16:15; Romans 12:13; 16:23; 1 Timothy 3:2; 5:10; Titus 1:8; 1 Peter 4:9
some
Genesis 18:2-10; 19:1-3; Judges 13:15-25; Matthew 25:40
Reciprocal: Genesis 18:6 - three;  Genesis 19:2 - turn;  Genesis 19:3 - a feast;  Genesis 24:44 - Both;  Exodus 2:20 - call him;  Leviticus 25:35 - a stranger;  Deuteronomy 14:29 - the stranger;  Judges 19:15 - no man;  Judges 19:20 - let all thy wants;  1 Kings 17:11 - as she was going;  2 Kings 4:10 - Let us;  Isaiah 16:3 - hide;  Luke 14:13 - call;  Luke 19:5 - for;  Acts 10:23 - and lodged;  Acts 21:17 - the brethren;  Acts 28:2 - showed;  Galatians 4:14 - an angel;  Hebrews 13:16 - to do

Verse 3

Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.
them that
10:34; Genesis 40:14,15,23; Jeremiah 38:7-13; Matthew 25:36,43; Acts 16:29-34; Acts 24:23; 27:3; Ephesians 4:1; Philippians 4:14-19; Colossians 4:18; 2 Timothy 1:16-18
which suffer
Nehemiah 1:3,4; Romans 12:15; 1 Corinthians 12:26; Galatians 6:1,2; 1 Peter 3:8
Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 11:4 - lifted up;  2 Samuel 19:24 - dressed his feet;  Job 2:11 - to come;  Job 6:14 - To him;  Job 19:21 - have pity;  Job 42:11 - they bemoaned;  Ecclesiastes 11:2 - for;  Isaiah 58:7 - bring;  Matthew 18:31 - they;  Matthew 27:2 - bound;  Acts 12:5 - prayer was made without ceasing;  Acts 20:35 - how that;  Acts 28:15 - when;  Philippians 2:7 - made;  1 Thessalonians 3:6 - and that;  1 Thessalonians 5:14 - be;  Hebrews 10:24 - consider;  2 Peter 1:13 - as long

Verse 4

Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
Marriage
Genesis 1:27,28; 2:21,24; Leviticus 21:13-15; 2 Kings 22:14; Proverbs 5:15-23; Isaiah 8:3; 1 Corinthians 7:2-16; 9:5; 1 Timothy 3:2,4,12; 5:14; Titus 1:6
and the bed
12:16; 1 Corinthians 6:9; Galatians 5:19,21; Ephesians 5:5; Colossians 3:5,6; Revelation 22:15
God
Psalms 50:16-22; Malachi 3:5; 1 Corinthians 5:13; 2 Corinthians 5:10
Reciprocal: Genesis 2:22 - brought;  Genesis 12:15 - taken;  Genesis 12:17 - GeneralGenesis 20:7 - surely;  Genesis 20:9 - a great;  Genesis 34:7 - thing;  Genesis 39:9 - how then;  Exodus 20:14 - GeneralLeviticus 15:18 - unclean;  Leviticus 15:24 - GeneralLeviticus 18:20 - GeneralNumbers 5:16 - set her;  Numbers 5:18 - the priest;  Deuteronomy 22:22 - GeneralRuth 4:10 - ye are witnesses;  2 Samuel 11:27 - displeased;  Job 31:2 - GeneralJob 31:12 - GeneralPsalm 50:18 - hast been partaker;  Proverbs 5:11 - thou;  Proverbs 5:22 - sins;  Proverbs 6:32 - destroyeth;  Jeremiah 5:7 - they then;  Jeremiah 23:10 - full;  Ezekiel 18:6 - neither hath defiled;  Ezekiel 22:11 - committed;  Matthew 8:14 - wife's;  Matthew 19:6 - God;  Mark 10:11 - Whosoever;  Luke 20:34 - marry;  John 2:1 - a marriage;  John 2:2 - the marriage;  John 4:18 - is not;  Acts 15:20 - fornication;  1 Corinthians 6:18 - Flee;  1 Corinthians 7:28 - thou hast;  1 Corinthians 7:38 - doeth well;  1 Corinthians 16:14 - General2 Corinthians 12:21 - uncleanness;  Ephesians 5:3 - fornication;  1 Thessalonians 4:3 - that;  1 Thessalonians 4:4 - honour;  1 Timothy 1:10 - whoremongers;  1 Timothy 4:3 - Forbidding;  2 Peter 2:10 - that;  Revelation 2:14 - to commit;  Revelation 21:8 - and the

Verse 5

Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
conversation
Exodus 20:17; Joshua 7:21; Psalms 10:3; 119:36; Jeremiah 6:13; Ezekiel 33:31; Mark 7:22; Luke 8:14; 12:15-21; 16:13,14; Romans 1:29; 1 Corinthians 5:11; 6:10; Ephesians 5:3,5; Colossians 3:5; 1 Timothy 3:3; 6:9,10; 2 Peter 2:3,14; Jude 1:11
and be
Exodus 2:21; Matthew 6:25,34; Luke 3:14; Philippians 4:11,12; 1 Timothy 6:6-8
I will
Genesis 28:15; Deuteronomy 31:6,8; Joshua 1:5; 1 Samuel 12:22; 1 Chronicles 28:20; Psalms 37:25,28; Isaiah 41:10,17
Reciprocal: Genesis 14:23 - lest;  Genesis 15:1 - and thy;  Genesis 21:22 - God;  Genesis 23:13 - I will;  Genesis 26:28 - was with;  Genesis 30:31 - GeneralGenesis 31:3 - with thee;  Genesis 43:21 - we have;  Exodus 3:12 - Certainly;  Exodus 16:20 - bred worms;  Exodus 40:29 - the altar;  Leviticus 11:29 - creeping things that creep;  Leviticus 25:20 - GeneralDeuteronomy 5:21 - GeneralDeuteronomy 8:3 - doth;  Deuteronomy 23:24 - thou mayest;  1 Kings 6:13 - will not forsake;  1 Kings 8:57 - General1 Kings 17:6 - the ravens;  1 Kings 18:2 - went to show;  1 Kings 19:5 - an angel;  2 Kings 4:13 - I dwell;  Esther 9:15 - but on the prey;  Psalm 22:1 - why hast;  Psalm 23:1 - I shall;  Psalm 27:9 - leave;  Psalm 73:23 - Nevertheless;  Psalm 94:14 - For;  Psalm 124:1 - The Lord;  Proverbs 10:3 - will;  Proverbs 13:25 - righteous;  Proverbs 19:23 - shall abide;  Isaiah 42:16 - and not;  Isaiah 62:4 - shalt no;  Isaiah 62:12 - not;  Jeremiah 1:8 - for I am;  Jeremiah 14:9 - leave;  Jeremiah 45:5 - seekest;  Matthew 6:19 - GeneralLuke 10:19 - and nothing;  Luke 12:22 - Take;  Luke 12:31 - GeneralLuke 18:30 - manifold more;  John 21:5 - have;  Acts 11:29 - to send;  Romans 12:16 - condescend to men of low estate;  1 Corinthians 7:21 - care;  2 Corinthians 4:9 - but;  Ephesians 6:17 - which;  Philippians 4:5 - your;  1 Timothy 6:8 - GeneralJames 3:13 - a good;  1 Peter 1:15 - in;  1 Peter 2:12 - your conversation;  1 Peter 5:7 - Casting;  2 Peter 3:11 - in all

Verse 6

So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.
boldly
4:16; 10:19; Ephesians 3:12
The Lord
Genesis 15:1; Exodus 18:4; Deuteronomy 33:26,29; Psalms 18:1,2; 27:1-3,9; 33:20; 40:17; Psalms 54:4; 63:7; 94:17; 115:9-11; 118:7-9; 124:8; 146:3; Isaiah 41:10,14; Romans 8:31
I will
Psalms 56:4,11,12; 118:6; Daniel 3:16-18; Matthew 10:28; Luke 12:4,5
Reciprocal: Genesis 26:24 - fear;  Genesis 28:15 - for I;  Exodus 40:29 - the altar;  Leviticus 25:20 - GeneralNumbers 13:20 - good courage;  Deuteronomy 1:21 - fear not;  Deuteronomy 8:3 - doth;  Deuteronomy 20:3 - be ye terrified;  Joshua 17:18 - for thou shalt;  1 Samuel 23:17 - Fear not;  1 Samuel 30:6 - David;  2 Samuel 10:12 - Be of good;  1 Kings 17:6 - the ravens;  1 Kings 17:8 - the word;  1 Kings 18:2 - went to show;  Nehemiah 4:14 - GeneralPsalm 23:1 - I shall;  Psalm 46:2 - will;  Psalm 91:5 - Thou;  Psalm 121:2 - My help;  Psalm 124:1 - The Lord;  Proverbs 10:3 - will;  Proverbs 19:23 - shall abide;  Isaiah 41:17 - I the God;  Isaiah 50:7 - the Lord;  Jeremiah 1:8 - for I am;  Jeremiah 40:5 - gave him;  Matthew 6:25 - Take;  Matthew 6:34 - for;  Luke 1:30 - GeneralLuke 3:14 - and be;  Luke 10:19 - and nothing;  Luke 18:30 - manifold more;  Acts 11:29 - to send;  Acts 12:6 - the same;  Ephesians 6:17 - which;  Philippians 1:28 - in;  Philippians 4:5 - your;  Philippians 4:11 - I have;  1 Timothy 6:8 - GeneralHebrews 11:23 - and they;  1 Peter 5:7 - Casting

Verse 7

Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.
which
17,24; Matthew 24:45; Luke 12:42; Acts 14:23; 1 Thessalonians 5:12,13; 1 Timothy 3:5
have the rule
or, are the guides. word.
Luke 8:11; Acts 4:31; 13:46; Romans 10:17; 1 Thessalonians 2:13; Revelation 1:9; 6:9; 20:4
whose
6:12; Song of Solomon 1:8; 1 Corinthians 4:16; 11:1; Philippians 3:17; 1 Thessalonians 1:6; 2 Thessalonians 3:7,9
considering
Acts 7:55-60
the end
1 Corinthians 10:13; *Gr:
Reciprocal: Genesis 31:40 - GeneralLeviticus 13:3 - shall look;  Judges 7:17 - GeneralProverbs 5:13 - GeneralActs 15:6 - GeneralRomans 12:8 - ruleth;  1 Corinthians 16:18 - therefore;  Galatians 2:6 - these who;  Ephesians 4:5 - one faith;  1 Thessalonians 3:6 - and that;  1 Timothy 5:17 - rule;  2 Timothy 2:7 - Consider;  Hebrews 4:1 - us therefore;  Hebrews 4:12 - the word;  James 5:10 - who

Verse 8

Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.
1:12; Psalms 90:2,4; 102:27,28; 103:17; Isaiah 41:4; 44:6; Malachi 3:6; John 8:56-58; James 1:17; Revelation 1:4,8,11,17,18
Reciprocal: Genesis 43:12 - double;  Exodus 3:14 - I AM hath;  Exodus 3:15 - my memorial;  Exodus 38:1 - GeneralPsalm 9:7 - But;  Psalm 93:2 - thou;  Psalm 102:12 - thou;  Isaiah 30:33 - of old;  Isaiah 43:13 - before;  Isaiah 46:4 - even to your;  Lamentations 5:19 - remainest;  Micah 5:2 - whose;  Habakkuk 1:12 - thou not;  Habakkuk 3:6 - his;  John 1:1 - the beginning;  John 1:15 - he was;  John 8:58 - Before;  Romans 16:26 - everlasting;  2 Corinthians 1:19 - was not;  2 Corinthians 1:20 - all;  Philippians 2:6 - in;  Colossians 1:17 - he;  1 Timothy 6:16 - only;  2 Timothy 1:3 - with;  Hebrews 7:24 - he continueth;  Revelation 4:8 - which

Verse 9

Be not carried about with divers and strange doctrines. For it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace; not with meats, which have not profited them that have been occupied therein.
carried
Matthew 24:4,24; Acts 20:30; Romans 16:17,18; 2 Corinthians 11:11-15; Galatians 1:6-9; Ephesians 4:14; Ephesians 5:6; Colossians 2:4,8; 2 Thessalonians 2:2; 1 Timothy 4:1-3; 6:3-5,20; 1 John 4:1; Jude 1:3
it is
Acts 20:32; 2 Corinthians 1:21; Galatians 6:1; 2 Thessalonians 2:17; 2 Timothy 2:1,2
not with
9:9,10; Leviticus 11:1-47; Deuteronomy 14:3-21; Acts 10:14-16; Romans 14:2,6,17; 1 Corinthians 6:13; 1 Corinthians 8:8; Colossians 2:16-20; 1 Timothy 4:3-5; Titus 1:14,15
Reciprocal: Leviticus 11:2 - GeneralPsalm 112:8 - heart;  Isaiah 55:2 - do ye;  Matthew 15:9 - teaching;  Matthew 15:11 - that which goeth;  Mark 7:15 - nothing;  Luke 5:38 - GeneralJohn 6:63 - the flesh;  Acts 13:43 - the grace;  Acts 16:5 - so;  Romans 1:11 - to the;  Romans 3:1 - advantage;  1 Corinthians 3:12 - wood;  1 Corinthians 13:3 - profiteth;  1 Corinthians 14:6 - what shall I:2 Corinthians 11:3 - so;  Galatians 2:13 - carried;  Colossians 2:20 - subject;  1 Timothy 1:4 - godly;  1 Timothy 4:8 - bodily;  1 Timothy 4:16 - unto the;  2 Timothy 2:14 - to no;  2 Timothy 3:10 - my;  Hebrews 7:18 - the weakness;  James 1:6 - he;  James 2:14 - What;  2 Peter 1:12 - and be

Verse 10

We have an altar, whereof they have no right to eat which serve the tabernacle.
an altar
1 Corinthians 5:7,8; 9:13; 10:17,20
serve
Numbers 3:7,8; 7:5
Reciprocal: Genesis 8:20 - builded;  Exodus 27:1 - altar of shittim wood;  Exodus 37:25 - GeneralExodus 38:1 - the altar;  Exodus 40:6 - GeneralExodus 40:29 - the altar;  Numbers 7:84 - the dedication;  Deuteronomy 26:4 - before the;  Judges 21:4 - built there;  2 Chronicles 7:7 - hallowed;  Isaiah 6:6 - which;  Isaiah 19:19 - GeneralIsaiah 53:10 - when thou shalt make his soul;  Isaiah 60:7 - they shall;  Ezekiel 44:29 - eat;  Ezekiel 45:17 - he shall prepare;  Luke 5:38 - General

Verse 11

For the bodies of those beasts, whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by the high priest for sin, are burned without the camp.
the bodies
Exodus 29:14; Leviticus 4:5-7,11,12,16-21; 6:30; 9:9,11; 16:14-19,27; Numbers 19:3
Reciprocal: Exodus 33:7 - went out;  Leviticus 1:16 - by the place;  Leviticus 6:11 - without;  Leviticus 8:17 - GeneralNumbers 15:35 - stone him;  Ezekiel 43:21 - burn;  Matthew 21:39 - cast;  Matthew 27:32 - as;  Mark 12:8 - cast;  John 19:17 - went;  Revelation 14:20 - without

Verse 12

Wherefore Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered without the gate.
sanctify
2:11; 9:13,14,18,19; 10:29; John 17:19; 19:34; 1 Corinthians 6:11; Ephesians 5:26; 1 John 5:6-8
suffered
Leviticus 24:23; Numbers 15:36; Joshua 7:24; Mark 15:20-24; John 19:17,18; Acts 7:58
Reciprocal: Leviticus 9:11 - GeneralLeviticus 17:11 - I have;  Numbers 15:35 - stone him;  Psalm 22:6 - a reproach;  Ezekiel 43:21 - burn;  Matthew 27:31 - and led;  Matthew 27:32 - as;  Luke 20:15 - they;  Luke 23:33 - when;  Acts 14:19 - drew;  1 Corinthians 1:2 - sanctified;  Hebrews 10:10 - we;  Hebrews 10:14 - them;  Hebrews 13:22 - suffer;  1 John 5:8 - the blood;  Revelation 7:14 - the blood;  Revelation 11:8 - our Lord;  Revelation 14:20 - without

Verse 13

Let us go forth therefore unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach.
11:26; 12:3; Matthew 5:11; 10:24,25; 16:24; 27:32,39-44; Luke 6:22; Acts 5:41; 1 Corinthians 4:10-13; 2 Corinthians 12:10; 1 Peter 4:4,14-16
Reciprocal: Psalm 31:11 - I was;  Psalm 96:8 - bring;  Psalm 109:25 - a reproach;  Psalm 119:22 - Remove;  Song of Solomon 3:11 - Go;  Jeremiah 20:8 - the word;  Jeremiah 20:18 - with;  Mark 8:34 - follow;  Mark 8:38 - ashamed;  Mark 15:19 - they smote;  Luke 9:26 - whosoever;  Luke 23:33 - when;  John 8:22 - Will;  John 8:48 - thou;  Acts 7:58 - cast;  Acts 14:19 - drew;  Acts 17:32 - some;  1 Corinthians 7:29 - the time;  1 Corinthians 13:7 - Beareth;  2 Corinthians 6:8 - evil;  1 Timothy 4:10 - therefore;  Hebrews 10:33 - by reproaches;  Revelation 2:3 - hast borne;  Revelation 20:9 - the camp

Verse 14

For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come.
4:9; 11:9,10,12-16; 12:22; Micah 2:10; 1 Corinthians 7:29; 2 Corinthians 4:17,18; 5:1-8; Philippians 3:20; *Gr:; Colossians 3:1-3; 1 Peter 4:7; 2 Peter 3:13,14
Reciprocal: Genesis 47:9 - The days;  John 14:2 - my;  2 Corinthians 5:6 - whilst;  Hebrews 11:14 - they seek;  Hebrews 11:16 - for;  Revelation 21:2 - the holy

Verse 15

By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.
him
7:25; John 10:9; 14:6; Ephesians 2:18; Colossians 3:17; 1 Peter 2:5
the sacrifice
Leviticus 7:12; 2 Chronicles 7:6; 29:31; 33:16; Ezra 3:11; Nehemiah 12:40,43; Psalms 50:14,23; Psalms 69:30,31; 107:21,22; 116:17-19; 118:19; 136:1-26; 145:1-21; Isaiah 12:1,2; Ephesians 5:19,20; Colossians 1:12; 3:16; 1 Peter 4:11; Revelation 4:8-11; 5:9-14; Revelation 7:9-12; 19:1-6
the fruit
Genesis 4:3,4; Hosea 14:2; Romans 6:19; 12:1
giving thanks to
Gr. confessing to.
Psalms 18:49; *marg:; Matthew 11:25; Luke 10:21; *Gr:
Reciprocal: Genesis 8:20 - builded;  Leviticus 1:17 - it is;  Leviticus 22:29 - GeneralNumbers 7:62 - GeneralNumbers 29:25 - GeneralDeuteronomy 12:14 - GeneralDeuteronomy 26:3 - the priest;  Deuteronomy 33:19 - they shall;  Psalm 4:5 - Offer;  Psalm 9:1 - praise;  Psalm 19:14 - Let;  Psalm 27:6 - therefore;  Psalm 51:15 - mouth;  Psalm 63:3 - lips;  Psalm 66:13 - go into;  Psalm 92:1 - good;  Psalm 96:8 - bring;  Psalm 100:4 - be thankful;  Psalm 107:31 - Oh that men;  Psalm 118:2 - GeneralPsalm 118:27 - bind;  Psalm 119:108 - Accept;  Psalm 145:10 - and thy saints;  Proverbs 22:18 - fitted;  Song of Solomon 4:11 - lips;  Song of Solomon 7:9 - the roof;  Isaiah 26:13 - by thee;  Isaiah 43:21 - GeneralIsaiah 56:7 - their burnt;  Isaiah 57:19 - the fruit;  Isaiah 60:7 - they shall;  Jeremiah 17:26 - sacrifices of;  Jeremiah 33:11 - sacrifice;  Jeremiah 33:18 - GeneralEzekiel 20:40 - there shall;  Ezekiel 43:27 - make;  Ezekiel 45:17 - peace offerings;  Daniel 6:10 - gave;  Jonah 2:9 - I will sacrifice;  Malachi 1:11 - incense;  Malachi 3:3 - an;  Matthew 13:23 - beareth;  John 14:13 - in my;  Romans 1:8 - through;  Romans 16:27 - God;  1 Corinthians 15:58 - in the;  2 Corinthians 4:15 - the abundant;  Ephesians 3:21 - by;  Ephesians 5:4 - but;  Philippians 1:11 - are;  Philippians 2:17 - the sacrifice;  Colossians 2:7 - with;  Colossians 3:15 - and be;  1 Thessalonians 5:18 - every

Verse 16

But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
to do
1,2; Psalms 37:3; Matthew 25:35-40; Luke 6:35,36; Acts 9:36; 10:38; Galatians 6:10; 1 Thessalonians 5:15; 2 Thessalonians 3:13; 3 John 1:11
communicate
Luke 18:22; Romans 12:13; 2 Corinthians 9:12,13; Galatians 6:6; Ephesians 4:28; Philippians 4:14; 1 Timothy 6:18; Philemon 1:6
with such
6:10; Psalms 51:19; Micah 6:7,8; Philippians 4:18
Reciprocal: Genesis 8:20 - builded;  Leviticus 1:17 - it is;  Numbers 6:21 - beside that;  Numbers 15:4 - a meat;  Deuteronomy 15:10 - because;  Deuteronomy 33:19 - they shall;  Psalm 4:5 - Offer;  Psalm 34:14 - do;  Psalm 37:21 - righteous;  Psalm 37:23 - delighteth;  Psalm 37:27 - do good;  Psalm 51:17 - sacrifices;  Psalm 96:8 - bring;  Psalm 112:9 - dispersed;  Proverbs 22:9 - He that hath a bountiful eye;  Proverbs 28:27 - that giveth;  Proverbs 31:20 - she reacheth;  Isaiah 60:7 - they shall;  Jeremiah 33:18 - GeneralMalachi 1:11 - incense;  Malachi 3:3 - an;  Matthew 5:42 - GeneralMatthew 6:2 - when;  Matthew 13:23 - beareth;  Luke 11:41 - rather;  Luke 21:23 - woe;  John 5:29 - done good;  Acts 10:4 - thine;  Acts 20:35 - It is;  Romans 8:8 - please;  Romans 15:16 - offering up;  1 Corinthians 15:58 - in the;  2 Corinthians 4:15 - the abundant;  2 Corinthians 8:10 - expedient;  Galatians 2:10 - that;  Ephesians 3:21 - by;  Philippians 1:11 - are;  Philippians 2:17 - the sacrifice;  Colossians 1:10 - all;  1 Thessalonians 4:1 - to please;  1 Timothy 2:3 - this;  Hebrews 13:21 - working;  1 Peter 2:5 - spiritual;  1 Peter 3:11 - do;  1 Peter 4:9 - hospitality;  1 John 3:17 - whoso

Verse 17

Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.
Obey
7; 1 Samuel 8:19; 15:19,20; Proverbs 5:13; Philippians 2:12,29; 1 Thessalonians 5:12,13; 2 Thessalonians 3:14; 1 Timothy 5:17
have the rule over
or, guide. submit.
Genesis 16:9; 1 Corinthians 16:16; Ephesians 5:21; James 4:7; 1 Peter 5:5
watch
Ezekiel 3:17-21; 33:2,7-9; Acts 20:24-26,28; 1 Corinthians 4:1,2; 1 Peter 5:2,3
give account
Luke 16:2; Romans 14:12; 2 Corinthians 5:10,11
with joy
Philippians 1:4; 2:16; 4:1; 1 Thessalonians 2:19,20; 3:9,10
with grief
Exodus 32:31; Jeremiah 13:17; Philippians 3:18
Reciprocal: Numbers 18:1 - shall bear;  Numbers 31:30 - keep the;  1 Samuel 25:12 - came;  Song of Solomon 3:3 - watchmen;  Isaiah 52:8 - Thy;  Isaiah 62:6 - set watchmen;  Jeremiah 6:17 - I;  Ezekiel 3:20 - but his;  Ezekiel 34:10 - and I will;  Hosea 9:8 - watchman;  Matthew 18:31 - and came;  Luke 9:10 - the apostles;  Luke 12:42 - ruler;  Luke 14:21 - and showed;  Acts 15:6 - GeneralActs 20:31 - watch;  Romans 12:8 - ruleth;  1 Corinthians 12:28 - God;  2 Corinthians 6:5 - watchings;  2 Corinthians 12:15 - you;  Galatians 2:6 - these who;  Ephesians 4:12 - perfecting;  1 Thessalonians 2:8 - affectionately;  2 Timothy 4:5 - watch;  Philemon 1:20 - let me;  Hebrews 13:24 - the rule;  James 3:1 - knowing

Verse 18

Pray for us: for we trust we have a good conscience, in all things willing to live honestly.
Pray
Romans 15:30; Ephesians 6:19,20; Colossians 4:3; 1 Thessalonians 5:25; 2 Thessalonians 3:1
we have
Acts 23:1; 24:16; 2 Corinthians 1:12; 1 Timothy 1:5; 1 Peter 3:16,21
in all
Romans 12:17; 13:13; Philippians 4:8; 1 Thessalonians 4:12; 1 Peter 2:12
Reciprocal: Genesis 31:37 - set it here;  Genesis 43:21 - we have;  Genesis 44:7 - GeneralNehemiah 1:11 - who desire;  Romans 13:5 - conscience;  2 Corinthians 1:11 - helping;  James 5:16 - pray

Verse 19

But I beseech you the rather to do this, that I may be restored to you the sooner.
that I
Romans 1:10-12; 15:31,32; Philemon 1:22
Reciprocal: Colossians 4:3 - praying;  1 Thessalonians 5:25 - General2 Thessalonians 3:1 - pray;  Philemon 1:9 - love's sake;  2 John 1:12 - I trust

Verse 20

Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,
the God
Romans 15:33; 16:20; 1 Corinthians 14:33; 2 Corinthians 13:11; Philippians 4:9; 1 Thessalonians 5:23; 2 Thessalonians 3:16
brought
Acts 2:24,32; 3:15; 4:10; 5:30; 10:40,41; 13:30; 17:31; Romans 1:4; 4:24,25; Romans 8:11; 1 Corinthians 6:14; 15:15; 2 Corinthians 4:14; Galatians 1:1; Ephesians 1:20; Colossians 2:12; 1 Thessalonians 1:10; 1 Peter 1:21
that great
Psalms 23:1; 80:1; Isaiah 40:11; 63:11; Ezekiel 34:23; 37:24; John 10:11,14; 1 Peter 2:25; 5:4
the blood
9:20; 10:22; Exodus 24:8; Zechariah 9:11; Matthew 26:28; Mark 14:24; Luke 22:20
everlasting
2 Samuel 23:5; 1 Chronicles 16:17; Isaiah 55:3; 61:8; Jeremiah 32:40; Ezekiel 37:26
covenant
or, testament.
9:16,17
Reciprocal: Genesis 9:16 - everlasting;  Genesis 15:18 - made;  Numbers 10:33 - the ark;  Deuteronomy 27:7 - peace offerings;  Deuteronomy 29:9 - General2 Kings 23:3 - made a covenant;  Psalm 50:5 - made;  Psalm 105:10 - an everlasting;  Psalm 111:9 - he hath;  Ecclesiastes 12:11 - given;  Song of Solomon 4:16 - the spices;  Isaiah 9:6 - The Prince of Peace;  Isaiah 24:5 - broken;  Isaiah 26:12 - for;  Isaiah 42:6 - and give;  Isaiah 54:10 - the covenant;  Jeremiah 31:31 - I;  Ezekiel 16:60 - I will establish;  Ezekiel 34:25 - I will make;  Daniel 9:27 - confirm;  Zechariah 13:7 - my shepherd;  Luke 2:14 - and;  John 10:2 - the shepherd;  John 10:16 - one shepherd;  John 14:27 - Peace I leave;  John 16:33 - in me;  John 21:15 - Feed;  John 21:16 - my sheep;  Acts 10:36 - preaching;  Acts 10:43 - through;  Acts 16:5 - so;  Romans 5:1 - we have;  Romans 10:7 - to bring up;  1 Corinthians 11:25 - the new;  1 Corinthians 15:4 - he rose;  1 Corinthians 15:13 - General2 Corinthians 3:6 - the new;  2 Corinthians 5:15 - live unto;  Galatians 4:24 - the two;  Ephesians 2:14 - our;  Ephesians 3:20 - able;  Philippians 1:6 - begun;  Philippians 4:7 - the peace;  Colossians 1:20 - having made peace;  Hebrews 5:7 - and;  Hebrews 7:22 - of a;  Hebrews 9:15 - means;  Hebrews 10:29 - the blood;  Hebrews 12:24 - new;  1 Peter 5:10 - the God;  1 John 5:6 - blood;  Revelation 14:6 - everlasting

Verse 21

Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is wellpleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Make
12:23; Deuteronomy 32:4; Psalms 138:8; John 17:23; Ephesians 3:16-19; Colossians 1:9-12; 4:12; 1 Thessalonians 3:13; 5:23; 2 Thessalonians 2:17; 1 Peter 5:10
every
2 Corinthians 9:8; Ephesians 2:10; Philippians 1:11; 2 Thessalonians 2:17; 1 Timothy 5:10
to do
10:36; Matthew 7:21; 12:50; 21:31; John 7:17; Romans 12:2; 1 Thessalonians 4:3; 1 Peter 4:2; 1 John 2:17
working
or, doing.
Philippians 2:13
well pleasing
16; Romans 12:1; 14:17,18; Philippians 4:18; Colossians 3:20; 1 John 3:22
through
John 16:23,24; Ephesians 2:18; Philippians 1:11; 4:13; Colossians 3:17; 1 Peter 2:5
to whom
Psalms 72:18,19; Romans 16:27; Galatians 1:5; Philippians 2:11; 1 Timothy 1:17; 6:16; 2 Timothy 4:18; 1 Peter 5:11; 2 Peter 3:18; Jude 1:25; Revelation 4:6; 5:9,13
Amen
Matthew 6:13; 28:20
Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 27:7 - peace offerings;  Deuteronomy 29:9 - General2 Samuel 22:33 - my way;  1 Kings 8:58 - incline;  1 Chronicles 29:18 - keep;  Ezra 10:11 - do his;  Nehemiah 4:6 - had a mind;  Job 33:29 - all;  Psalm 37:27 - do good;  Psalm 57:2 - that;  Psalm 104:31 - The glory;  Psalm 110:3 - Thy;  Psalm 119:5 - GeneralPsalm 119:35 - Make me;  Psalm 143:10 - Teach;  Proverbs 16:7 - please;  Song of Solomon 4:16 - the spices;  Isaiah 54:10 - the covenant;  Isaiah 61:8 - I will make;  Ezekiel 36:27 - cause;  Ezekiel 37:26 - I will make;  Daniel 9:27 - confirm;  Haggai 1:14 - stirred;  Matthew 6:10 - Thy will;  Matthew 20:1 - labourers;  Matthew 26:10 - a good;  Mark 14:6 - a good;  Mark 14:24 - This;  Luke 2:14 - and;  John 3:21 - that his;  John 16:33 - in me;  Acts 9:36 - full;  Acts 16:5 - so;  Romans 4:24 - if we;  Romans 8:8 - please;  Romans 11:36 - to whom;  1 Corinthians 12:6 - worketh;  1 Corinthians 15:58 - the work;  2 Corinthians 5:15 - live unto;  2 Corinthians 13:9 - even;  Ephesians 3:7 - by;  Ephesians 3:20 - able;  Ephesians 3:21 - be;  Ephesians 4:1 - walk;  Ephesians 6:6 - doing;  Philippians 1:6 - begun;  Philippians 3:12 - already perfect;  Philippians 4:9 - the God;  Colossians 1:10 - fruitful;  Colossians 1:20 - having made peace;  Colossians 1:22 - in his;  Colossians 1:28 - perfect;  Colossians 1:29 - his;  Colossians 2:12 - who;  1 Thessalonians 1:3 - in the;  Titus 3:1 - to be ready;  James 1:4 - perfect and;  James 3:2 - a perfect;  Revelation 1:6 - to him

Verse 22

And I beseech you, brethren, suffer the word of exhortation: for I have written a letter unto you in few words.
suffer
1-3,12-16; 2:1; 3:1,12,13; 4:1,11; 6:11,12; 10:19-39; 12:1,2,12-16,25-28; 2 Corinthians 5:20; 6:1; 10:1; Philemon 1:8,9
for
Galatians 6:11; 1 Peter 5:12
Reciprocal: Job 36:2 - Suffer;  Jeremiah 29:1 - of the letter;  Acts 13:15 - if;  Romans 12:1 - beseech;  Romans 12:8 - exhorteth;  Romans 15:15 - I have;  1 Corinthians 14:3 - exhortation;  2 Corinthians 8:17 - accepted;  1 Thessalonians 2:11 - General1 Thessalonians 4:1 - we;  2 Timothy 4:2 - reprove

Verse 23

Know ye that our brother Timothy is set at liberty; with whom, if he come shortly, I will see you.
brother
Acts 16:1-3; 1 Thessalonians 3:2; Philemon 1:1
is set
1 Timothy 6:12; 2 Timothy 1:8; Revelation 7:14
I will
Romans 15:25,28; Philemon 1:22
Reciprocal: Romans 16:21 - Timotheus;  2 Corinthians 1:1 - Timothy;  2 Corinthians 6:5 - imprisonments;  Galatians 3:7 - Know;  Philippians 1:1 - Timotheus;  1 Thessalonians 1:1 - Timotheus;  1 Timothy 3:14 - hoping;  2 John 1:12 - I trust

Verse 24

Salute all them that have the rule over you, and all the saints. They of Italy salute you.
Salute
Romans 16:1-16
the rule
7,17
and all
2 Corinthians 1:1; 13:13; Philippians 1:1; 4:22; Colossians 1:2; Philemon 1:5
They
Romans 16:21-23
Italy
Acts 18:2; 27:1
Reciprocal: Acts 21:7 - and saluted;  Romans 12:8 - ruleth;  1 Corinthians 12:28 - God;  1 Corinthians 16:20 - the brethren;  1 Timothy 5:17 - rule

Verse 25

Grace be with you all. Amen.
Romans 1:7; 16:20,24; Ephesians 6:24; 2 Timothy 4:22; Titus 3:15; Revelation 22:21 Reciprocal: Colossians 4:18 - Grace;  1 Timothy 6:21 - Grace;  2 Timothy 4:4 - turn

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Hebrews 13". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/hebrews-13.html.