13:1 Let brotherly love continue.
13:1 Let mutual love continue.

13:2 Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
13:2 Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it.

13:3 Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them; and those who are ill-treated, since you also are in the body.
13:3 Remember those who are in prison, as though you were in prison with them; those who are being tortured, as though you yourselves were being tortured.

13:4 Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled; for God will judge the immoral and adulterous.
13:4 Let marriage be held in honor by all, and let the marriage bed be kept undefiled; for God will judge fornicators and adulterers.

13:5 Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have; for he has said, "I will never fail you nor forsake you."
13:5 Keep your lives free from the love of money, and be content with what you have; for he has said, "I will never leave you or forsake you."

13:6 Hence we can confidently say, "The Lord is my helper, I will not be afraid; what can man do to me?"
13:6 So we can say with confidence, "The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can anyone do to me?"

13:7 Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God; consider the outcome of their life, and imitate their faith.
13:7 Remember your leaders, those who spoke the word of God to you; consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.

13:8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and for ever.
13:8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.

13:9 Do not be led away by diverse and strange teachings; for it is well that the heart be strengthened by grace, not by foods, which have not benefited their adherents.
13:9 Do not be carried away by all kinds of strange teachings; for it is well for the heart to be strengthened by grace, not by regulations about food, which have not benefited those who observe them.

13:10 We have an altar from which those who serve the tent have no right to eat.
13:10 We have an altar from which those who officiate in the tent have no right to eat.

13:11 For the bodies of those animals whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by the high priest as a sacrifice for sin are burned outside the camp.
13:11 For the bodies of those animals whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by the high priest as a sacrifice for sin are burned outside the camp.

13:12 So Jesus also suffered outside the gate in order to sanctify the people through his own blood.
13:12 Therefore Jesus also suffered outside the city gate in order to sanctify the people by his own blood.

13:13 Therefore let us go forth to him outside the camp and bear the abuse he endured.
13:13 Let us then go to him outside the camp and bear the abuse he endured.

13:14 For here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city which is to come.
13:14 For here we have no lasting city, but we are looking for the city that is to come.

13:15 Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name.
13:15 Through him, then, let us continually offer a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that confess his name.

13:16 Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.
13:16 Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.

13:17 Obey your leaders and submit to them; for they are keeping watch over your souls, as men who will have to give account. Let them do this joyfully, and not sadly, for that would be of no advantage to you.
13:17 Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls and will give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with sighing--for that would be harmful to you.

13:18 Pray for us, for we are sure that we have a clear conscience, desiring to act honorably in all things.
13:18 Pray for us; we are sure that we have a clear conscience, desiring to act honorably in all things.

13:19 I urge you the more earnestly to do this in order that I may be restored to you the sooner.
13:19 I urge you all the more to do this, so that I may be restored to you very soon.

13:20 Now may the God of peace who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of the eternal covenant,
13:20 Now may the God of peace, who brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of the eternal covenant,

13:21 equip you with everything good that you may do his will, working in you that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
13:21 make you complete in everything good so that you may do his will, working among us that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

13:22 I appeal to you, brethren, bear with my word of exhortation, for I have written to you briefly.
13:22 I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, bear with my word of exhortation, for I have written to you briefly.

13:23 You should understand that our brother Timothy has been released, with whom I shall see you if he comes soon.
13:23 I want you to know that our brother Timothy has been set free; and if he comes in time, he will be with me when I see you.

13:24 Greet all your leaders and all the saints. Those who come from Italy send you greetings.
13:24 Greet all your leaders and all the saints. Those from Italy send you greetings.

13:25 Grace be with all of you. Amen.
13:25 Grace be with all of you.