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

13:2 Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
13:2 Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels.

13:3 Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; [and] them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.
13:3 Remember the prisoners as if chained with them--those who are mistreated--since you yourselves are in the body also.

13:4 Marriage [is] honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
13:4 Marriage is honorable among all, and the bed undefiled; but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

13:5 [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.
13:5 Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, "I will never leave you nor forsake you."

13:6 So that we may boldly say, The Lord [is] my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.
13:6 So we may boldly say: "The LORD is my helper; I will not fear. What can man do to me?"

13:7 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.
13:7 Remember those who rule over you, who have spoken the word of God to you, whose faith follow, considering the outcome of their conduct.

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

13:9 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.
13:9 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.

13:10 We have an altar, whereof they have no right to eat which serve the tabernacle.
13:10 We have an altar from which those who serve the tabernacle have no right to eat.

13:11 For the bodies of those beasts, whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by the high priest for sin, are burned without the camp.
13:11 For the bodies of those animals, whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by the high priest for sin, are burned outside the camp.

13:12 Wherefore Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered without the gate.
13:12 Therefore Jesus also, that He might sanctify the people with His own blood, suffered outside the gate.

13:13 Let us go forth therefore unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach.
13:13 Therefore let us go forth to Him, outside the camp, bearing His reproach.

13:14 For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come.
13:14 For here we have no continuing city, but we seek the one to come.

13:15 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.
13:15 Therefore by Him let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to His name.

13:16 But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
13:16 But do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

13:17 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.
13:17 Obey those who rule over you, and be submissive, for they watch out for your souls, as those who must give account. Let them do so with joy and not with grief, for that would be unprofitable for you.

13:18 Pray for us: for we trust we have a good conscience, in all things willing to live honestly.
13:18 Pray for us; for we are confident that we have a good conscience, in all things desiring to live honorably.

13:19 But I beseech [you] the rather to do this, that I may be restored to you the sooner.
13:19 But I especially urge you to do this, that I may be restored to you the sooner.

13:20 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,
13:20 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,

13:21 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.
13:21 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. Amen.

13:22 And I beseech you, brethren, suffer the word of exhortation: for I have written a letter unto you in few words.
13:22 And I appeal to you, brethren, bear with the word of exhortation, for I have written to you in few words.

13:23 Know ye that [our] brother Timothy is set at liberty; with whom, if he come shortly, I will see you.
13:23 Know that our brother Timothy has been set free, with whom I shall see you if he comes shortly.

13:24 Salute all them that have the rule over you, and all the saints. They of Italy salute you.
13:24 Greet all those who rule over you, and all the saints. Those from Italy greet you.

13:25 Grace [be] with you all. Amen. {[Written to the Hebrews from Italy, by Timothy.]}
13:25 Grace be with you all. Amen.