brotherly love continue.
Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained
Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer
adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.
Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled:
but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
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.
that we may boldly say,
The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man
shall do unto me.
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.
Jesus Christ the same yesterday,
and to day, and for ever.
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.
We have an altar, whereof they have no right to eat
which serve the tabernacle.
For the bodies of those beasts, whose blood is brought into the
sanctuary by the high priest for sin, are burned without the camp.
Wherefore Jesus also, that he
might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered without the gate.
Let us go forth therefore
unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach.
For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one
therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the
fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.
But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with
such sacrifices God is well pleased.
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.
Pray for us: for we trust we have
a good conscience, in all things willing to live honestly.
But I beseech you the rather to do
this, that I may be restored to you the sooner.
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
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.
beseech you, brethren, suffer the word of exhortation: for I have written a
letter unto you in few words.
Know ye that our brother Timothy is set at liberty; with whom, if he
come shortly, I will see you.
Salute all them that have the rule over you, and all the saints. They
of Italy salute you.
Grace be with you all. Amen.