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illustrated by HEBREWS, 11. divers escamples. better country, that is, an | king : for he endured, as seeing heavenly: wherefore God is not him who is invisible. ashamed to be called their God: 28 Through faith he kept the for he hath prepared for them passover, and the sprinkling a city.
of blood, lest he that destroy17 By faith Ā'-bră-hăm, when ed the firstborn should touch he was tried, offered up I'-saac; them. and he that had received the 29 By faith they passed promises offered up his only be- through the Red sea as by dry gotten son,
land : which the E-ġġp'-tians 18_Of whom it was said, That assaying to do were drowned. in I'-saac shall thy seed be 30 By faith the walls of Jěr'called :
Y-cho fell down, after they were 19 Accounting that God was compassed about seven days. able to raise him up, even from 31 By faith the harlot Rā'. the dead; from whence also he hăb perished not with them received him in a figure. that believed not, when she 20 By faith i'-saac blessed had received the spies with Jā'-cob and Ē'-sáù concerning peace. things to come.
32 And what shall I more 21 By faith Jā'-cob, when he say? for the time would fail was a dying, blessed both the me to tell of Gěd'-ě-on, and of sons of Jõ'-séph; and worship- Bâr'-ak, and of Săm”-son, and ped, leaning upon the top of hi of Jěph’-thae; of Dā'-vīd also, staff.
and Săm'-ā-ěl, and of the pro22 By faith Jõ'-séph, when he phets : died, made mention of the de- 33 Who through faith subdued parting of the children of Ís- kingdoms, wrought righteousrā-ěl ; and gave commandment ness, obtained promises, stopconcerning his bones.
ped the mouths of lions, 23 By faith Mo'-sěs, when he 34 Quenched the violence of was born, was hid three months fire, escaped the edge of the of his parents, because they sword, out of weakness were saw he was a proper child ; ; made strong, waxed valiant in and they were not afraid of the fight, turned to flight the king's commandment.
armies of the aliens. 24 By faith Mõ'- gěs, when he 35 Women received their dead was come to years, refused to raised to life again: and others be called the son of Phâr'-aoh's were tortured, not accepting daughter;
deliverance; that they might 25 Choosing rather to suffer obtain a better resurrection: affliction with the people of 36 And others had trial of God, than to enjoy the plea- cruel mockings and scourgings, sures of sin for a season; yea, moreover of bonds and im26 Esteeming the reproach of prisonment: Chrīst greater riches than the 37 They werestoned, they were treasures in Ē'gỹpt: for he had sawn asunder, were tempted, respect unto the recompence were slain with the sword : of the reward.
they wandered about in sheep27 By faith he forsook Ēr-gypt, skins and goatskins; being desnot fearing the wrath of the titute, afflicted, tormented ;
Exhortation to faith, HEBREWS, 12. patience, and godliness.
38 (Of whom the world was tisement, whereof all are parnot worthy:) they wandered in takers, then are ye bastards, deserts, and in mountains, and and not sons. in dens and caves of the earth. 9 Furthermore we have had
39 And these all, having ob- fathers of our flesh which cortained a good report through rected us, and we gave them faith, received not the promise: reverence: shall we not much
40 God having provided some rather be in subjection unto better thing for us, that they the Father of spirits, and live? without us should not be made 10 For they verily for a few perfect.
days chastened us after their
own pleasure ; but he for our CHAPTER 12. profit, that we might be par
takers of his holiness. we
no chastening the with so great a cloud of wit- but grievous : nevertheless nesses, let us lay aside every afterward it yieldeth the peaceweight, and the sin which doth able fruit of righteousness unso easily beset us, and let us to them which are exercised run with patience the race that thereby. is set before us,
12 Wherefore lift up the 2 Looking unto Jē'-šūs the hands which hang down, and author and finisher of our faith; the feeble knees ; who for the joy that was set 13 And make straight paths before him endured the cross, for your feet, lest that which despising the shame, and is set is lame be turned out of the down at the right hand of the way; but let it rather be throne of God.
healed. 3 For consider him that en- 14 Follow peace with all dured such contradiction of men, and holiness, without sinners against himself, lest which no man shall see the ye be wearied and faint in your Lord : minds.
15 Looking diligently lest any 4 Ye have not yet resisted man fail of the grace of God; unto blood, striving against lest any root of bitterness sin.
springing up trouble you, and 5. And ye have forgotten the thereby many be defiled ; exhortation which speaketh un- 16 Lest there be any fornito you as unto children, My cator, or profane person, as son, despise not thou the chas- É'-saù, who for one morsel of tening of the Lord, nor faint meat sold his birthright. when thou art rebuked of him: 17 For ye know how that
6 For whom the Lord loveth afterward, when he would have he chasteneth, and scourgeth inherited the blessing, he was every son whom he receiveth. rejected : for he found no place 7 If ye endure chastening, God of repentance, though he sought dealeth with you as with sons; it carefully with tears. for what son is he whom the 18 For ye are not come unto father chasteneth not?
the mount that might be touch8 But if ye be without chas- ed, and that burned with fire,
The privileges of
HEBREWS, 13. the new covenant. nor unto blackness, and dark- 28 Wherefore we receiving a ness, and tempest,
kingdom which cannot
be 19 And the sound of a trum- moved, let
have grace, pet, and the voice of words; whereby, we may serve God which voice they that heard acceptably with reverence and intreated that the word should godly fear: not be spoken to them any 29 For our God is a consum
ing fire. 20(For they could not endure that which was commanded,
CHAPTER 13. And if a
brotherly love continue.
2 be stoned, or thrust through tertain strangers: for thereby with a dart:
some have entertained angels 21 And so terrible was the unawares. sight, that Mo'-sės said, I ex- 3 Remember them that are in ceedingly fear and quake :) bonds, as bound with them ;
22 But ye are come unto and them which suffer advermount Ši-on, and unto the city sity, as being yourselves also of the living God, the heavenly in the body. Jo-rů -să-lěm, and to an innu- 4 Marriage is honourable in merable company of angels, all, and the bed undefiled: but 23 To the generalassembly and whoremongers and adulterers church of the firstborn, which God will judge. are written in heaven, and to 5 Let your conversation be God the Judge of all, and to without covetousness; and be the spirits of just men made content with such things as perfect,
ye have : for he hath said, I 24 And to Jē’-sús the me- will never leave thee, nor fordiator of the new covenant, sake thee. and to the blood of sprinkling, 6 So that we may boldly say, that speaketh better things The Lord is my helper, and I than that of A'-běl.
will not fear what man shall do 25 See that ye refuse not him unto me. that speaketh. For if they 7 Remember them which have escaped not who refused him the rule over you, who have that spake on earth, much more spoken unto you the word of shall not we escape, if we turn God : whose faith follow, conaway from him that speaketh sidering the end of their confrom heaven :
versation. 26 Whose voice then shook 8 Jē'-sús Christ the same yesthe earth : but now he hath terday, and to day, and for promised, saying, Yet more I shake not the earth 9 Be not carried about with only, but also heaven.
divers and strange doctrines. 27 And this word, Yet once For it is a good thing that more, signifieth the removing the heart be established with of those things that are shaken, grace ; not with meats, which as of things that are made, that have not profited them that those things which cannot be have been occupied therein. shaken may remain.
10 We have an altar, whereof
Divers exhortations. JAMES, 1. Concluding prayer. they have no right to eat which | all things willing to live ho serve the tabernacle.
nestly. 11 For the bodies of those 19 But I beseech you the beasts, whose blood is brought rather to do this, that I may into the sanctuary by the high be restored to you the sooner. priest for sin, are burned with- 20 Now the God of peace, out the camp.
that brought again from the 12 Wherefore Jē'-šūs also, that dead our Lord Jē'-sús, that he might sanctify the people great shepherd of the sheep with his own blood, suffered through the blood of the everwithout the gate.
lasting covenant, 13 Let us go forth therefore 21 Make you perfect in every unto him without the camp, good work to do his will, workbearing his reproach.
ing in you that which is well14 For here have we no con- pleasing in his sight, through tinuing city, but we seek one Jē'-šūs Chrīst; to whom be to come.
glory for ever and ever. Ä'15 By him therefore let us měn. offer the sacrifice of praise to 22 And I beseech you, breGod continually, that is, the thren, suffer the word of exfruit of our lips giving thanks hortation : for I have written to his name.
a letter unto you in few words. 16 But to do good and to 23 Know ye that our brother communicate forget not: for Tim'-o-thị is set at liberty; with such sacrifices God is well with whom, if he come shortly, pleased.
I will see you. 17 Obey them that have the 24 Salute all them that have rule over you, and submit your the rule over you, and all the selves : for they watch for your saints. They of It'-š-lý salute souls, as they that must give you. account, that they may do it 25 Grace be with you all. with joy, and not with grief : A’-měn. for that is unprofitable for you. 18 Pray for us : for we trust
I Written to the Hē’-brews from Ït'--1 we have a good conscience, in
JĀM ES 1. servant of God and
THE GENERAL EPISTLE OF
3 Knowing this, that the trying CHAPTER 1.
of your faith worketh patience.
4 But let patience have her of the Lord Jē'-sús Christ, perfect work, that ye may be to the twelve tribes which are perfect and entire, wanting scattered abroad, greeting: nothing
2 My brethren, count it all joy 5 If any of you lack wisdom, when ye fall into divers tempt- let him ask of God, that giveth ations ;
to all men liberally, and up
Doers of the
JAMES, 2. word are blessed. braideth not; and it shall be 18 Of his own will begat he us given him.
with the word of truth, that 6 But let him ask in faith, we should be a kind of firstnothing wavering. For he that fruits of his creatures. wavereth is like a wave of the 19 Wherefore, my beloved sea driven with the wind and brethren, let every man be tossed.
swift to hear, slow to speak, 7 For let not that man think slow to wrath : that he shall receive any thing 20 For the wrath of man workof the Lord.
eth not the righteousness of 8 A double minded man is God. unstable in all his ways.
21 Wherefore lay apart all 9 Let the brother of low degree filthiness and superfluity of rejoice in that he is exalted : naughtiness, and receive with
10 But the rich, in that he is meekness the engrafted word, made low: because as the flower which is able to save your souls. of the grass he shall pass 22 But be ye doers of the away.
word, and not hearers only, 11 For the sun is no sooner deceiving your own selves. risen with a burning heat, but 23 For if any be a hearer of it withereth the grass, and the the word, and not a doer, he is flower thereof falleth, and the like unto a man beholding his grace of the fashion of it perish- natural face in a glass : eth : so also shall the rich man 24 For he beholdeth himself, fade away in his ways.
and goeth his way, and straight12 Blessed is the man that way forgetteth what manner of endureth temptation : for when man he was. he is tried, he shall receive the 25 But whoso looketh into the crown of life, which the Lord perfect law of liberty, and conhath promised to them that tinueth therein, he being not love him.
a forgetful hearer, but a doer 13 Let no man say when he is of the work, this man shall be tempted, I am tempted of God: blessed in his deed. for God cannot be tempted 26 If any man among you with evil, neither temptetħ he seem to be religious, and briany man :
dleth not his tongue, but de14 But every man is tempted, ceiveth his own heart, this man's when he is drawn away of his religion is vain. own lust, and enticed.
27 Pure religion and undefiled 15 Then when lust hath con- before God and the Father is ceived, it bringeth forth sin: this, To visit the fatherless and and sin, when it is finished, widows in their affliction, and bringeth forth death.
to keep himself unspotted from 16 Do not err, my beloved the world. brethren. 17 Every good gift and every
CHAPTER 2. perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father Y brethren, have not the ableness, neither shadow of Christ, the Lord of glory, with turning.
respect of persons.