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Hebrews 13:4

May 9, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Hebrews, Hebrews (written), Writings  //  5 Comments

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Marriage is honorable among all, and the bed undefiled; but fornicators and adulterers God will judge. Hebrews 13:4

This verse is in the middle of a list of exhortations, imploring the reader to do certain things. Because of this, many translations supply the word “let” into its words, understanding that it is implied in the overall context.Read the rest

Hebrews 13:3

May 8, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Hebrews, Hebrews (written), Writings  //  4 Comments

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Remember the prisoners as if chained with them—those who are mistreated—since you yourselves are in the body also. Hebrews 13:3

The author has been referring to matters of conduct for the body of believers. In verse 1, he mentioned continuing in brotherly love. Then he referred to entertaining strangers.Read the rest

Hebrews 13:2

May 7, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Hebrews, Hebrews (written), Writings  //  5 Comments

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

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

This verse closely matches Paul’s words of Romans 12:13 where he uses the same word signifying “hospitality” that is used here. There he exhorts that they were to be “distributing to the needs of the saints, given to hospitality.” As there, the author here exhorts the Hebrew people that they are not to “forget to entertain strangers.”

Some scholars take this as meaning that this is speaking of fellow believers, and not necessarily anyone in general.Read the rest

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