1Letbrotherly lovecontinue. 2Benotforgetfulto entertain strangers: fortherebysomehave entertainedangelsunawares. 3Rememberthem that are in bonds, asbound with them; and them which suffer adversity, asbeingyourselvesalsointhe body.
4Marriage is honourableinall, andthe bedundefiled: butwhoremongersandadulterersGodwill judge.
5 Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be contentwith such things as ye have: forhehath said, I willneverleavethee, norforsakethee. 6So thatwemayboldlysay, The Lord is myhelper, andI willnotfearwhatmanshall dounto me.
7Rememberthem which have the rule overyou, whohave spokenunto youthe wordof God: whosefaithfollow, consideringthe endof their conversation. 8JesusChristthe sameyesterday, andto day, andforever.
9Benotcarried aboutwith diversandstrangedoctrines. For it is a good thingthatthe heartbe establishedwith grace; notwith meats, whichhavenotprofitedthem that have been occupiedtherein. 10We havean altar, whereofthey havenorightto eatwhich servethe tabernacle. 11Forthe bodiesofthosebeasts, whosebloodis broughtintothe sanctuarybythe high priestforsin, are burnedwithoutthe camp.
12WhereforeJesusalso, thathe might sanctifythe peoplewithhis ownblood, sufferedwithoutthe gate. 13Let us go forththereforeuntohimwithoutthe camp, bearinghisreproach. 14Forherehave wenocontinuingcity, butwe seekone to come. 15Byhimthereforelet us offerthe sacrificeof praiseto Godcontinually, thatis, the fruitof our lipsgiving thankstohisname. 16Butto do goodandto communicateforgetnot: forwith suchsacrificesGodis well pleased.
17Obeythem that have the rule overyou, andsubmit yourselves: fortheywatchforyoursouls, asthey that must giveaccount, thatthey may doitwithjoy, andnotwith grief: forthat is unprofitablefor you.
18Prayforus: forwe trustwe haveagoodconscience, inall thingswillingto livehonestly. 19ButI beseech you the ratherto dothis, thatI may be restoredto youthe sooner.
20Nowthe Godof peace, that brought againfromthe deadourLordJesus, thatgreatshepherdof the sheep, throughthe bloodof theeverlastingcovenant, 21Makeyouperfectineverygoodworktodohiswill, workinginyouthat which is wellpleasinginhissight, throughJesusChrist; to whom be gloryforeverand ever. Amen.
22AndI beseechyou, brethren, sufferthe wordof exhortation: forI have written a letterunto youinfew words. 23Know yethat our brotherTimothyis set at liberty; withwhom, ifhe comeshortly, I will seeyou.
24Saluteallthem that have the rule overyou, andallthe saints. TheyofItalysaluteyou. 25Grace be withyouall. Amen.