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Let brotherly love abide.
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Be not forgetful of hospitality; for by it some unawares entertained angels.
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Remember prisoners as bound with [them]; the ill-treated, as being yourselves also in a body.
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[Be] marriage in all [things] held in honour, and the bed undefiled; but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
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Free from love of money [be] your course of life, satisfied with present things, for he hath said, I will not leave thee, neither will I in any wise forsake thee:
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so that we courageously say, Jehovah [is] my helper, and I will not be afraid: what shall man do to me?
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Remember your leaders the which spoke to you the word of God; and considering the issue of their conduct imitate their faith.
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Jesus Christ [is] the same yesterday and to-day, and unto the ages.
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Be not carried away with divers and strange doctrines; for [it is] good that the heart be confirmed with grace; not with meats, in which those that walked were not profited.
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We have an altar of which they have no right to eat that serve the tabernacle.
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For the bodies of those beasts, whose blood is brought into the holies for sin, are burned without the camp.
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Wherefore Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people through his own blood, suffered without the gate.
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Therefore let us go forth unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach.
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For here we have not an abiding city, but we seek after the coming one.
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Through him then let us offer sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, fruit of lips confessing his name.
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But to do good and communicate forget not; for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
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Obey your leaders, and be submissive, for they watch over your souls, as those that shall give account; that they may do this with joy, and not groaning, for this [were] unprofitable for you.
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Pray for us: for we persuade ourselves that we have a good conscience, in all things desiring to walk well.
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And more exceedingly I exhort [you] to do this, that I may be more quickly restored to you.
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But the God of peace, that brought again from among [the] dead our Lord Jesus the great Shepherd of the sheep in virtue of blood of an everlasting covenant,
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perfect you in every good work unto the doing of his will, working in you what is well-pleasing in his sight through Jesus Christ; to whom [be] the glory unto the ages of the ages. Amen.
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But I exhort you, brethren, bear with the word of exhortation, for also briefly do I write to you.
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Know that our brother Timothy is set at liberty;with whom if he come soon I will see you.
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Salute all your leaders, and all the saints. They from Italy salute you.
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Grace [be] with you all. Amen.