That's the short version, at least. The two cannot be combined ( Galatians 5:2 ). whose faith--even unto death: probably death by martyrdom, as in the case of the instances of faith in Hebrews 11:35 . So God will be provoked to avenge on you their "groaning" (Greek). 4. is, &c.--Translate, "Let marriage be treated as honorable": as Hebrews 13:5 also is an exhortation. Hebrews 13:7. 8. Also the First Century Jewish writer Philo spoke of a time when the best sacrifice would be the ones glorifying God with hymns. Obey them that have the rule over you--(Compare Hebrews 13:7 Hebrews 13:24 ). Compare Psalms 119:108 , Romans 12:1 . Judaism and Gnosticism combined were soon about to throw discredit on marriage. As Jesus suffered without the gate, so spiritually must those who desire to belong to Him, withdraw from the earthly Jerusalem and its sanctuary, as from this world in general. Hence it is impossible to exceed the truth, and here is genuine praise. 2. In Hebrews Chapter 13, Paul gives a list of moral exhortations regarding the general conduct of a true believer. We Are Looking For a City That Is To Come (Hebrews 13:11-14) Hebrews 13:15-16 strange--foreign to the truth. Personal instructions about love, prisoners, marriage, God's care (Heb 13:1-6). 3. for--reason why they who serve the tabernacle, are excluded from share in Christ; because His sacrifice is not like one of those sacrifices in which they had a share but answers to one which was "wholly burned" outside (the Greek is "burnt completely," "consumed by burning"), and which consequently they could not eat of. Closing Salutations. through Jesus Christ" ( Philippians 1:11 ). But--But the sacrifice of praise with the lips ( Hebrews 13:15) is not enough; there must be also doing good (beneficence) and communicating (that is, imparting a share of your means, Galatians 6:6) to the needy. 7. But Hebrews 13:21 , "through Jesus Christ." ... (13:8). Hebrews 13, Albert Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary by Albert Barnes, a dedicated student of the Bible, continues to be very popular even today. In the beginning, God did a whole bunch of stuff. Hebrews 13:1 "Let brotherly love continue." The fiery ordeal of His suffering on the cross, answers to the burning of the victims; thereby His mere fleshly life was completely destroyed, as their bodies were; the second part of His offering was His carrying His blood into the heavenly holiest before God at His ascension, that it should be a perpetual atonement for the world's sin. . The final chapter of the book of Hebrews offers instructions for Christian living and a farewell which includes both a prayer request and a benediction. Salem Media Group. the bed undefiled--Translate, as Greek requires "undefiled" to be a predicate, not an epithet, "And let the bed be undefiled." in all--"in the case of all men": "among all." Christ's body offered once for all for us, is our true spiritual "meat" to "eat" ( Hebrews 13:10 ), "the stay and the staff of bread" ( Isaiah 3:1 ), the mean of all "grace." Hebrews 13. He will neither withdraw His presence ("never leave thee") nor His help ("nor forsake thee") [BENGEL]. Hebrews 13 "Faith's Purpose" Paul's letter to the Hebrews closes with this very significant chapter. SUMMARY OF HEBREWS 13: A Life of Love. fruit of our lips--( Isaiah 57:19 , Hosea 14:2 ). The enemies of Christianity themselves have noticed the practice of this virtue among Christians [JULIAN, Epistles, 49]. entertained angels unawares--Abraham and Lot did so ( Genesis 18:2 , 19:1 ). The Judaizing of the Hebrews was calculated to sow seeds of discord among them, of disobedience to their pastors ( Hebrews 13:17 ), and of alienation towards Paul. Hebrews 11–13-New Testament Teacher Resource Manual. There is a reference to Exodus 33:7 , when the tabernacle was moved without the camp, which had become polluted by the people's idolatry of the golden calves; so that "every one who sought the Lord went out unto the tabernacle of the congregation (as Moses called the tabernacle outside the camp), which was without the camp"; a lively type of what the Hebrews should do, namely, come out of the carnal worship of the earthly Jerusalem to worship God in Christ in spirit, and of what we all ought to do, namely, come out from all carnalism, worldly formalism, and mere sensuous worship, and know Jesus in His spiritual power apart from worldliness, seeing that "we have no continuing city" ( Hebrews 13:14 ). that I may be restored to you--( Philemon 1:22 ). Obey them that have the rule over you--(Compare Hebrews 13:7 Hebrews 13:24). one to come--( Hebrews 2:5 , Hebrews 11:10 Hebrews 11:14 Hebrews 11:16 , 12:22 , Philippians 3:20 ). The Greek, is used of decease ( Luke 9:31 , 2 Peter 1:15 ). to whom--to Christ. The same Greek word as "good conscience." There is so much about the historical setting and recipients of Hebrews that is uncertain. It is here first in the letter he mentions himself, in a way so unobtrusive, as not to prejudice his Hebrew readers against him, which would have been the result had he commenced this as his other Epistles, with authoritatively announcing his name and apostolic commission. This is difficult to speak about today, because many who aren’t married feel put off by an emph… giving thanks--Greek, "confessing." Others, especially Romanists, translate, "in all things," as in Hebrews 13:18 . Remember--in prayers and acts of kindness. The venerable Paphnutius, in the Council of Nice, quoted this verse for the justification of the married state. He said that it was faith that helped our ancestors survive, and it is by faith that we know that God spoke the world into being and created the things that we see all around us. we trust--Greek, "we are persuaded," in the oldest manuscripts. So Paul exhorts, 1 Thessalonians 5:12 1 Thessalonians 5:13 . He closes as he began ( Hebrews 1:1-14 ), with giving glory to Christ. Stability. 2 For by it the people of old received their commendation. HEBREWS 13:15-16. his reproach--the reproach which He bare, and which all His people bear with Him. In praising a creature, we may easily exceed the truth; but in praising God we have only to go on confessing what He really is to us. The love of filthy lust and the love of filthy lucre follow one another as closely akin, both alienating the heart from the Creator to the creature. The entire letter deals with faith. Not unconscious and forgetful of the duty, they have unconsciously brought on themselves the blessing. (Hebrews 13:20-21) "fornicators" The term in the OT means sexual relations between two unmarried people, but in the NT it has the wider connotation of sexual immorality of any kind. . through Jesus Christ--"God doing (working) in you that . suffered without the gate" of ceremonial Judaism, of which His crucifixion outside the gate of Jerusalem is a type. with such--and not mere ritualistic sacrifices. Compare "this same Jesus," Acts 1:11 . The author is anonymous, although either Paul or Barnabas was traditionally accepted as the author. who--Greek, "the which": such persons as. Two manifestations of "brotherly love," hospitality and care for those in bonds. In other Epistles Paul includes the rulers in his exhortations. Compare Paul's address to the elders, Acts 20:28 , 1 Corinthians 4:1-5 , where also he connects ministers' responsibility with the account to be hereafter given (compare 1 Peter 5:4 ). Christ Our High Priest and Example. Make you perfect--properly said of healing a rent; join you together in perfect harmony [BENGEL]. to do this--to pray for me. do it--"watch for your soul's eternal salvation." Considering how they manifested the soundness of their faith by their holy walk, which they maintained even to the end of that walk (their death by martyrdom). suffer adversity--Greek, "are in evil state." 15 Through him, then, let us offer up a sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of lips which proclaim allegiance to his name. Watch our overview video on the book of Hebrews, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. He says, "serve the tabernacle," not "serve IN the tabernacle." brought again from the dead--Greek, "brought up," &c.: God brought the Shepherd; the Shepherd shall bring the flock. i. . The Jesus Christ (the full name being given, to mark with affectionate solemnity both His person and His office) who supported your spiritual rulers through life even unto their end "yesterday" (in times past), being at once "the Author and the Finisher of their faith" ( Hebrews 12:2 ), remains still the same Jesus Christ "to-day," ready to help you also, if like them you walk by "faith" in Him. Hebrews 13:1-25 . "One experiences adversity almost his whole life, as Jacob; another in youth, as Joseph; another in manhood, as Job; another in old age" [BENGEL]. we trust we have a good conscience--in spite of your former jealousies, and the charges of my Jewish enemies at Jerusalem, which have been the occasion of my imprisonment at Rome. I wonder whether it be possible that any of the rulers should be saved [CHRYSOSTOM]. HEBREWS 13 OUTLINE 1. 10. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Summaries Courtesy of the Ultimate Bible Summary … Those Hebrews who clung to the earthly sanctuary are representatives of all who cling to this earth. Basically, God created the world and then made an agreement with the people living in it: if they put their faith in him, he would be their God. of their conversation--"manner of life": "religious walk" ( Galatians 1:13 , Ephesians 4:22 , 1 Timothy 4:12 , 3:13 ). We make daily videos to help you kick start the life-changing habit of Bible reading & study. 15. The Lectures on Faith, compiled under the direction of the Prophet Joseph Smith, declare that faith in Jesus Christ is the first principle of the gospel and the “foundation of all righteousness” (Lectures on Faith [1985], 1). 7. However, some kind of previous detention is implied before his being let go to Philippi. Literally, "rightly," "becomingly.". 6. may--rather as Greek, expressing confidence actually realized, "So that we boldly (confidently) say" ( Psalms 56:4 Psalms 56:11 , 118:6 ). Remember--so as to imitate: not to invoke in prayer, as Rome teaches. continually--not merely at fixed seasons, as those on which the legal sacrifices were offered, but throughout all our lives. It was an old saying of the rabbis, "At a future time all sacrifices shall cease, but praises shall not cease." 12. 17. The Greek here is, "The grace (namely, of our Lord Jesus Christ) be with you all.". honestly--"in a good way." To obviate the natural distrust felt of strangers, Paul says, an unknown guest may be better than he looks: he may be unexpectedly found to be as much a messenger of God for good, as the angels (whose name means messenger) are; nay more, if a Christian, he represents Christ Himself. great--( Hebrews 4:14 ). an altar--the cross of Christ, whereon His body was offered. Pray for us--Paul usually requests the Church's intercessions for him in closing his Epistles, just as he begins with assuring them of his having them at heart in his prayers (but in this Epistle not till Hebrews 13:20 Hebrews 13:21 ), Romans 15:30 . He who yesterday (proverbial for the past time) suffered and died, is to-day in glory ( Revelation 1:18 ). Wherefore Jesus--In order that the Antitype might fulfil the type. "To avoid fornication let EVERY MAN have his own wife" ( 1 Corinthians 7:2 ). 16 But don’t forget to be doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased. Hebrews Summary by Jay Smith. The word "everlasting" is specific, in the Epistle to the Hebrews, in contrast with a system which was passing away. . 11, 12. 3 By faith we understand that the universe was created by f the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of … [BENGEL]. Marriage is honorable among all, and the bed undefiled; but fornicators and adulterers God will judge. He probably left Timothy there and went to Philippi as he had promised. In Hebrews 11 we find what has been called by many the great "Faith Chapter." Let brotherly love continue. These ethics help to portray the true gospel to the world, encourage others to believe in Christ, and bring glory to God. Buy The Complete Bible Summary … everlasting--The everlastingness of the covenant necessitated the resurrection. Jesus' Intercession Empowers Our Life and Work (Hebrews 7:1–10:18) Realizing the Faith (Hebrews 10–11) Endure Hardship and Pursue Peace (Hebrews 12:1-16) Shaking Things Up (Hebrews 12:18–29) Hospitality (Hebrews 13:1–3) Money Matters (Hebrews 13:5-6) Working Outside the Camp (Hebrews 13:11-25) Summary & Conclusion to Hebrews Hebrews 1:13 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Hebrews 1:13, NIV: "To which of the angels did God ever say, 'Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet'?" It was important he should not seem to set himself in opposition to their guides, but rather strengthen their hands; he claims no authority directly or indirectly over these rulers themselves [BIRKS]. EXHORTATION TO VARIOUS GRACES, ESPECIALLY CONSTANCY IN FAITH, FOLLOWING JESUS AMIDST REPROACHES. bearing--as Simon of Cyrene did. 11 Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of e things not seen. Christianity and Judaism are so totally distinct, that "they who serve the (Jewish) tabernacle," have no right to eat our spiritual Gospel meat, namely, the Jewish priests, and those who follow their guidance in serving the ceremonial ordinance. Whatever good we do, God does in us. Purity. The Book of Hebrews In A Nutshell. 1. brotherly love--a distinct special manifestation of "charity" or "love" ( 2 Peter 1:7 ). It is only spoken of in chapter 8:34, and an allusion in chapter 10:6. . 14. here--on earth. 5. conversation--"manner of life." What does Hebrews chapter 13 mean? He is the same yesterday, before He came into the world, and to-day, in heaven. So the doctrine is the same, not variable: this verse thus forms the transition between Hebrews 13:7 and Hebrews 13:9 . A summary of Hebrews, chapter by chapter, from @biblesummary. In giving account, the stewards are liable to blame if aught be lost to the Master. bound with them--by virtue of the unity of the members in the body under one Head, Christ ( 1 Corinthians 12:26 ). In refutation of the Jews' aspersions, he asserts in the same language as here his own conscientiousness before God and man, Acts 23:1-3 , Acts 24:16 Acts 24:20 Acts 24:21 (wherein he virtually implies that his reply to Ananias was not sinful impatience; for, indeed, it was a prophecy which he was inspired at the moment to utter, and which was fulfilled soon after). As the "altar" was mentioned in Hebrews 13:10 , so the "sacrifices" here (compare 1 Peter 2:5 , namely, praise and doing good, Hebrews 13:16 ). Yesterday in the time of our predecessors, and to-day in our age" [BENGEL]. For instance, he appealed to the Hebrews to let brotherly love blossom, to honor the sacrament of marriage, to be content with what they have, be welcoming to strangers, and to … It is therefore like a divine adage. 18. The last chapter of the epistle focuses on some of the essential practical ethics of Christian living. Concluding prayer. The same in the Old and in the New Testament. "As night comes between yesterday and to-day, and yet night itself is swallowed up by yesterday and to-day, so the "suffering" did not so interrupt the glory of Jesus Christ which was of yesterday, and that which is to-day, as not to continue to be the same. Few, in an Epistle which is more of a treatise than an Epistle (compare 1 Peter 5:12 ). See that it continue with you. HEBREWS SUMMARY. his own--not blood of animals. of praise--for salvation. shepherd of the sheep--A title familiar to his Hebrew readers, from their Old Testament ( Isaiah 63:11 ; Septuagint): primarily Moses, antitypically Christ: already compared together, Hebrews 3:2-7 . The transition is natural from their earthly pastors ( Hebrews 13:17 ), to the Chief Pastor, as in 1 Peter 5:1-4 . All rights reserved. It is Good For Our Hearts To Be Strengthened By Grace (Hebrews 13:9-10) Hebrews 13:11-14. He says here "all," for the Hebrews whom he addresses were not all in one place, though the Jerusalem Hebrews are chiefly addressed. By Faith. divers--differing from the one faith in the one and the same Jesus Christ, as taught by them who had the rule over you ( Hebrews 13:7 ). In Hebrews Chapter 11, Paul tells his readers that faith is made of the things we hope for rather than the things that we can see. This corresponds to ἅγια, Hebrews 13:11.— ἰδίον, His own) An antithesis to, of animals.— αἵματος, blood) The mention of the body is implied in the verb, He suffered; and accordingly the 11th verse, respecting the blood of animals and their bodies, has its Apodosis here, in the 12th verse.— τὸν λαὸν, the people) ch. 9. about--rather, as oldest manuscripts read, "carried aside"; namely, compare Ephesians 4:14 . "Mitigate their toil by every office of attention and respect, that with alacrity, rather than with grief, they may fulfil their duty, arduous enough in itself, even though no unpleasantness be added on your part" [GROTIUS]. Paul implies that if Timothy shall not come shortly, he will start on his journey to the Hebrews at once. Here only in the Epistle he mentions the resurrection. 41: The word "everlasting" is specific, in the Epistle to the Hebrews, in contrast with a … His office, as the Anointed of the Spirit, making Him the medium of communicating the Spirit to us, the holy unction flowing down from the Head on the members (compare Acts 2:36 ). through the blood--Greek, "in," in virtue of the blood ( Hebrews 2:9 ); it was because of His bloody death for us, that the Father raised and crowned Him with glory. But--But the sacrifice of praise with the lips ( Hebrews 13:15 ) is not enough; there must be also doing good (beneficence) and communicating (that is, imparting a share of your means, Galatians 6:6 ) to the needy. they--on their part; so the Greek. is set at liberty--from prison. 24. all--The Scriptures are intended for all, young and old, not merely for ministers. BIRKS translates, "dismissed," "sent away," namely, on a mission to Greece, as Paul promised ( Philippians 2:19 ). the sanctuary--here the Holy of Holies, into which the blood of the sin offering was brought on the day of atonement. 20. What was said to them, extends also to us. Addendum: Luke 21 A review of Luke 21, often confused with the Olivet Discourse (Matthew 24 & Mark 13) and the Siege and Fall of Jerusalem in a.d. 70. "Remember" your deceased rulers ( Hebrews 13:7 ). The earthly Jerusalem proved to be no "abiding city," having been destroyed shortly after this Epistle was written, and with it fell the Jewish civil and religious polity; a type of the whole of our present earthly order of things soon to perish. Paul's characteristic salutation in every one of his other thirteen Epistles, as he says himself, 1 Corinthians 16:21 1 Corinthians 16:23 , Colossians 4:18 , 2 Thessalonians 3:17 . Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. This Epistle was among those written later, when many of the heads of the Jerusalem Church had passed away. See Neva Miller, The Epistle to the Hebrews: An Analytical and Exegetical Handbook, 446-55; J. Harold Greenlee, Hebrews: An Exegetical Summary, 603-16; and David L. Allen, Hebrews, 624-32, for more detailed exegetical and semantic analysis of the text. that--Grief in your pastors is unprofitable for you, for it weakens their spiritual power; nay, more, "the groans (so the Greek for 'grief') of other creatures are heard; how much more of pastors!" with joy--at your obedience; anticipating, too, that you shall be their "joy" in the day of giving account ( Philippians 4:1 ). The God of peace by giving unity of true doctrine, will unite them in mutual love. . few words--compared with what might be said on so important a subject. For just as "the bodies of those beasts whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by . | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Sitemap. All Rights Reserved. But the warning being against lasciviousness, the contrast to "whoremongers and adulterers" in the parallel clause, requires the "in all" in this clause to refer to persons. without the camp--in which were the tabernacle and Levitical priests and legal worshippers, during Israel's journey through the wilderness; replaced afterwards by Jerusalem (containing the temple), outside of whose walls Jesus was crucified. 16. God will judge--Most whoremongers escape the notice of human tribunals; but God takes particular cognizance of those whom man does not punish. Hebrews 13:15 In ancient days some Jewish rabbis believed that the time would come when all sacrifices would cease and instead there would be praises. Contrast with this servile worship ours. are burned without the camp," so "Jesus also that . Gay immoralities will then be regarded in a very different light from what they are now. CHRYSOSTOM was deeply struck with these words, as he tells us [On the Priesthood, 6], "The fear of this threat continually agitates my soul." Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Some think that Paul wrote it but the style and vocabulary are very different from Paul’s other letters. They of Italy--not merely the brethren at Rome, but of other places in Italy. This verse is not, as some read it, in apposition with "the end of their conversation" ( Hebrews 13:7 ), but forms the transition. 3. Our meat, which we by faith spiritually eat, is the flesh of Christ, in contrast to the typical ceremonial meats. Leviticus 6:30 , gives the general rule, "No sin offering whereof any of the blood is brought into the tabernacle of the congregation to reconcile withal in the holy place, shall be eaten; it shall be burnt in the fire." 2 Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it() 3 Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering Benedictions. Being known to be his badge, it is not used by others in his lifetime. He is always "the same" ( Hebrews 1:12 ). without the gate--of Jerusalem; as if unworthy of the society of the covenant-people. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. There is a play on the same Greek word, Be not forgetful and unaware; let not the duty of hospitality to strangers escape you; for, by entertaining strangers, it has escaped the entertainers that they were entertaining angels. 19. the rather--Greek, "I the more abundantly beseech you." It is a perilous responsibility for a man to have to give account for others' deeds, who is not sufficient for his own [ESTIUS, from AQUINAS]. Page “Blood of the new covenant”: a once-and-for-all never-to-be-repeated Hebrews Chapter 13 Exhortations. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. with such--and not mere ritualistic sacrifices. of Remember those who rule, Christ the same, not carried about with strange teachings (Heb 13:7-9). Paul, though now at large, was still in Italy, whence he sends the salutations of Italian Christians ( Hebrews 13:24 ), waiting for Timothy to join him, so as to start for Jerusalem: we know from 1 Timothy 1:3 , he and Timothy were together at Ephesus after his departing from Italy eastward. Commentary on Hebrews 13:22-25 (Read Hebrews 13:22-25 ) So bad are men, and even believers, through the remainders of their corruption, that when the most important, comfortable doctrine is delivered to them for their own good, and that with the most convincing evidence, there is need of earnest entreaty and exhortation that they would bear it, and not fall out with it, neglect it, or reject it. We Are Looking For a City That Is To Come (Hebrews 13:11-14) Hebrews 13:15-16 The book of Hebrews is a General Epistle (Apostolic Letter). There is nothing in the letter to tell us who wrote it nor is there a strong tradition to associate an author with the book. Regard for Rulers. a. Marriage is honorable among all: The Bible holds high the ideal of married life and the institution of family. continue--Charity will itself continue. Be not forgetful--implying it was a duty which they all recognized, but which they might forget to act on ( Hebrews 13:3 Hebrews 13:7 Hebrews 13:16 ). established with grace; not with meats--not with observances of Jewish distinctions between clean and unclean meats, to which ascetic Judaizers added in Christian times the rejection of some meats, and the use of others: noticed also by Paul in 1 Corinthians 8:8 1 Corinthians 8:13 , 6:13 , Romans 14:17 , an exact parallel to this verse: these are some of the "divers and strange doctrines" of the previous sentence. Hebrews Summary. 16. Offerings burned without the camp; Jesus suffered outside the gate (Heb 13:10-13). He contrasts with the Jews, who serve an earthly sanctuary, the Christians to whom the altar in heaven stands open, while it is closed against the Jews. not with grief--at your disobedience; apprehending also that in the day of account you may be among the lost, instead of being their crown of rejoicing. If they must render God an account of their negligence, so must you for your ingratitude to them [GROTIUS]. Remember Your Leaders and Imitate Their Faith (Hebrews 13:7) Hebrews 13:8. Punctuate as both the Hebrew and the Greek require, "And (so) I will not fear: what (then) shall man do unto me?". Jesus is the Faithful High Priest who is superior to the law of Moses and sits higher than the angels. Good conscience produces confidence, where the Holy Spirit rules the conscience ( Romans 9:1 ). It is found in no Epistle written by any other apostle in Paul's lifetime. Let … It is Good For Our Hearts To Be Strengthened By Grace (Hebrews 13:9-10) Hebrews 13:11-14. Compare on "walked," Acts 21:21 ; namely, with superstitious scrupulosity, as though the worship of God in itself consisted in such legal observances. BENGEL remarks that the Hebrew, "todah," is beautifully emphatic. On the seeming inconsistency with Galatians 6:11 , compare Note. have spoken unto you--"spake" (so the Greek aorist means) during their lifetime. It literally means "acknowledgment" or "confession." (Hebrews 13:15) "May the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, equip you with everything good for doing his will, and may he work in us what is pleasing to him, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. The "blood" was the seal of the everlasting covenant entered into between the Father and Son; in virtue of the Son's blood, first Christ was raised, then Christ's people shall be so ( Zechariah 9:11 , seemingly referred to here; Acts 20:28 ). 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