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Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of a heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our confession, Jesus,
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faithful as he was to him that appointed him, as also Moses in all his house.
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For he hath been accounted worthy of more glory than Moses by how much he that built it hath more honour than the house.
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For every house is builded by some one; but he that built all things [is] God.
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And Moses indeed [was] faithful in all his house as an attendant, for a testimony of the things to be spoken,
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but Christ as Son over his house, whose house are we if indeed we hold fast the boldness and the boast of the hope firm unto the end.
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Wherefore even as the Holy Spirit saith, To-day, if ye will hear his voice,
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harden not your hearts as in the provocation, through the day of temptation in the wilderness
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when your fathers tempted [me], proved [me], and saw my works forty years.
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Wherefore I was wroth with this generation and said, They always err in their heart, and they knew not my ways:
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as I swore in my wrath, If they shall enter into my rest.
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See, brethren, lest haply there shall be in any one of you a wicked heart of unbelief in falling away from a living God.
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But encourage yourselves each day while it is called To-day, that none of you be hardened by [the] deceitfulness of sin.
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For we are become companions of Christ if indeed we hold fast the beginning of the confidence firm unto the end.
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In that it is said, To-day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts as in the provocation.
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For who having heard provoked? But did not all that came out of Egypt by Moses?
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And with whom was he wroth forty years? [Was it] not with those that sinned, whose carcases fell in the wilderness?
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And to whom swore he that they should not enter into his rest but to those that disobeyed?
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And we see that they could not enter in on account of unbelief.