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The trial of covetousness. CHAPTER I. The rich to be admonished. faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. | 13 I give thee charge in the sight of God, who These things teach and exhort.

quickeneth all things, and before Christ Jesus, 3 If any man teach otherwise, and consent not who before Pontius Pilate witnessed a good conto wholesome words, even the words of our Lord fession; Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is ac 14 That thou keep this commandment with. cording to godliness,

out spot, unrebukable, until the appearing of 4 He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting our Lord Jesus Christ : about questions and strifes of words, whereof 15 Which in his times he shall shew, who is cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings, the blessed and only Potentate, the King of

5 Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, kings, and Lord of lords ; and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is 16 Who only hath immortality, dwelling in godliness : from such withdraw thyself.

the light which no man can approach unto : 6 But godliness with contentment is great whom no man hath seen, nor can see ; to whom gain,

be honour and power everlasting. Amen. *7 For we brought nothing into this world, and 17 Charge them that are rich in this world, it is certain we can carry nothing out

that they be not high-minded, nor trust in uncer& And having food and raiment, let us be tain riches, but in the living God; who giveth therewith content.

us richly all things to enjoy ; 9 But they that will be rich, fall into tempta 18 That they do good, that they be rich in tion, and a snare, and into many foolish and good works, ready to distribute, willing to comhurtful Justs, which drown men in destruction municate; and perdition..

19 Laying up in store for themselves a good 10 For the love of money is the root of all foundation against the time to come, that they evil: which while some coveted after, they have may lay hold on eternal life. erred from the faith, and pierced themselves 20 O Timothy, keep that which is committed through with many sorrows.

to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain_bab 11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; blings, and oppositions of science falsely so and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, called; love, patience, meekness.

21 Which some professing, have erred con12 Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on cerning the faith. Grace be with thee. Amen. eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and 1 The first to Timothy was written from Lao. hust professed a good profession before many dicea, which is the chiefest city of Phrygia witnesses.

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but of power, and of love, and of a sound

mind. 1 Paul's love to Timothy, and the un feigned | 8 Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testi. faith which was in Timothy himself, his mo

mony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but ther, and grandmother. 6 He is exhorted to

be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel stir up the gift of God which was in him, 8

according to the power of God; to be steadfast, and patient in persecution, 13

9 Who hath saved us, and called us with an and to persist in the form and truth of that

holy calling, not according to our works, but doctrine which he had learned of him. 15

according to his own purpose and grace, which Phygellus and Hermogenes, and such like,

was given us in Christ Jesus before the world are noted, and Onesiphorus is highly com

began ; mended.

10 But is now made manifest by the appearing PAUL, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who hath abolished I of God, according to the promise of life death, and hath brought life and immortality to which is in Christ Jesus,

light through the gospel : 2 To Timothy, my dearly beloved son: Grace, 11 Whereunto I am appointed a preacher, and mercy, and peace, from God the Father and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles. Christ Jesus our Lord.

12 For the which cause I also suffer these 3 I thank God, whom I serve from my forefa. things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I thers with pure conscience, that without ceasing know whom I have believed, and am persuaded I have remembrance of thee in my prayers night that he is able to keep that which I have comand day ;

mitted unto him against that day. 4 Greatly desiring to see thee, being mindful 13 Hold fast the form of sound words, which of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy ; thou hast heard of me, in faith and love which

5 When I call to remembrance the unfeigned is in Christ Jesus, faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy 14 That good thing which was committed ungrandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and to thee keep by the Holy Ghost which dwelleth I am persuaded that in thee also.

in us. 6 Wherefore I put thee in remembrance, that 15 This thou knowest, that all they which are thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by in Asia be turned away from me ; of whom are the putting on of my hands.

Phygellus and Hermogenes. 7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear :) 16 The Lord give mercy unto the house of

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Paul intercedeth with Philemon PHILEMON. for the pardon of Onesimus.

9 Exhort servants to be obedient unto their 4 But after that the kindness and love of God own masters, and to please them well in all

and to please them well in all our Saviour toward man appeared, things : not answering again;

5 Not by works of righteousness which we 10 Not purloining, but shewing all good fidel. have done, but according to his mercy he saved ity ; that they may adorn the doctrine of God us, by the washing of regeneration, and renew our Saviour in all ihings.

ing of the Holy Ghost : 11 For the grace of God that bringeth salva. 6 Which he shed on us abundantly, through tion hath appeared to all men,

Jesus Christ our Saviour; 12 Teaching us, that denying ungodliness, 7 That being justified by his grace, we should and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righte. be made beirs according to the hope of eternal ously, and godly, in this present world;

life. 13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the 8 This is a faithful saying, and these things I glorious appearing of the great God and our will that thou affirm constantly, that they which Saviour Jesus Christ;

have believed in God might be careful to main. 14 Who gave himself for us, that he might tain good works. These things are good and redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto profitable unto men, himself a peculiar people, zealous of good 9 But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, works.

and contentions, and strivings about the law : 15 These things speak, and exhort, and re. for they are unprofitable and vain. buke with all authority. Let no man despise 10 A man that is an heretic, after the first and" thee,

second admonition, reject; CHAPTER III.

11 Knowing that he that is such, is subverted,

and sinneth, being condemned of himself. 1 Titus is yet further directed by Paul, both

12 When I shall send Artemas unto thee, concerning the things he should teach, and

or Tychicus, be diligent to come unto me not teach. 10 He is willed also to reject ob.

to Nicopolis: for I have determined there to stinate heretics : 12 which done, he appoint.

winter. eth him both time and place, wherein he 13 Bring Zenas the lawyer and Apollos on should come unto him, and so concludeth.

their journey diligently, that nothing be want. PUT them in mind to be subject to principali. | ing unto them. 1 ties and powers, to obey magistrates, to be 14 And let ours also learn to maintain good ready to every good work,

works for necessary uses, that they be not un2 To speak evil of no man, to be no brawl. fruitful. ers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all 15 All that are with me salute thee. Greet men.

them that love us in the faith. Grace be with 3 For we ourselves also were sometimes fool. you all. Amen. ish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts | 1 It was written to Titus, ordained the first and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hate. bishop of the church of the Cretians, from ful, and hating one another,

Nicopolis of Macedonia,

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PHILEMON.

4 He rejoiceth to hear of the faith and love of 1

10 I beseech thee for my son Onesimus, whom Philemon, 9 whom he desireth to forgive his

I have begotten in my bonds: servant Onesimus, and lovingly to receive

| 11 Which in time past was to thee unprofita.

ble, but now profitable to thee and to me : him again.

12 Whom I have sent again: thou therefore PAUL, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and Timo receive him, that is, mine own bowels :.

thy our brother, unto Philemon our dearly 13 Whom I would have retained with me, beloved, and fellow.labourer,

that in thy stead he might have ministered unto 2 And to our beloved Apphia, and Archippus me in the bonds of the gospel : our fellow-soldier, and to the church in thy 14 But without thy mind would I do nothing : house:

that thy benefit should not be as it were of ne. 3 Grace to you, and peace, from God our Fa. cessity, but willingly. ther and the Lord Jesus Christ.

15 For perhaps he therefore departed for a 4 I thank my God, making mention of thee season, that thou shouldest receive him for always in my prayers,

ever; 5 Hearing of thy love and faith, which thou 16 Not now as a servant, but above a servant. hast toward the Lord Jesus, and toward all a brother beloved, especially to me, but how saints;

much more unto thee, both in the flesh, and in 6 That the communication of thy faith may the Lord ? become effectua! by the acknowledging of every 17 If thou count me therefore a partner, regood thing which is in you in Christ Jesus.

ceive him as myself. 7 For we have great joy and consolation in 18 If he hath wronged thee, or oweth thee thy love, because the bowels of the saints are aught, put that on mine account ; refreshed by thee, brother.

19 I Paul have written it with mine own hand, 8 Wherefore, though I might be much bold in I will repay it: albeit I do not say to thee how Christ to enjoin thee that which is convenient, thou owest onto me even thine own self besides,

9 Yet for love's sake I rather beseech thee, 20 Yea, brother, let me have joy of thee in the being such an one as Paul the aged, and now Lord: refresh my bowels in the Lord. also a prisoner of Jesus Christ.

21 Having contidence in thy obedience I wrota

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above the angels. unto thee, knowing that thou wilt also do more . 24 Marcus, Aristarchus, Demas, Lucas, my than I say..

fellow.labourers. 22 But withal prepare me also a lodging: for I 25 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with trust that through your prayers I shall be given your spirit. Amen. unto you.

23 There salute thee Epaphras, my fellow. 1 Written from Rome to Philemon, by Onesi. prisoner in Christ Jesus;

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by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them 1 Christ in these last times coming to us from

that heard him ; the Father, 4 is preferred above the angels, 4 God also bearing them witness, both with both in person and office.

signs and wonders, and with divers miracles, COD, who at sundry times and in divers man. and gifts of the Holy Ghost, according to his

ners spake in time past unto the fathers by own will? the prophets,

5 For into the angels hath he not put in sub2 Hath in these last days spoken unto us by |jection the world to come whereof we speak. his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all 6 But one in a certain place testified, saying, things, by whom also he made the worlds ; What is man, that thou art mindful of him? or

3 Who being the brightness of his glory, and the son of man, that thou visitest him? the express image of his person, and upholding 7 Thou madest him a little lower than the an. all things by the word of his power, when he gels ; thou crownedst him with glory and honhad by himself purged our sins, sat down on the our, and didst set him over the works of thy right hand of the Majesty on high ;

hands; 4 Being made so much better than the angels, 8 Thou hast put all things in subjection under as he hath by inheritance obtained a more excel. his feet. For in that he put all in subjection unJent name than they.

der him, he left nothing that is not put under 5 For unto which of the angels said he at any him. But now we see not yet all things put un. time, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten der him : thee? And again, I will be to him a Father, 9 But we see Jesus, who was made a little and he shall be to me a Son ?

lower than the angels for the suffering of death, 6 And again, when he bringeth in the first-be. crowned with glory and honour; that be by the gotten into the world, he saith, And let all the grace of God should taste death for every man. angels of God worship him.

10 For it became him, for whom are all things, And of the angels he saith, Who maketh and by whom are all things, in bringing many his angels spirits, and his ministers a flame of sons unto glory, to make the Captain of their fire.

salvation perfect through sufferings. 8 But unto the Son, he saith, Thy throne, O 11 For both he that sanctifieth, and they who God, is for ever and ever: a sceptre of righteous. are sanctified, are all of one: for which cause ness is the sceptre of thy kingdom ;

he is not ashamed to call them brethren, 9 Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated 12 Saying, I will declare thy name unto my iniquity; therefore God, even thy God, hath brethren, in the midst of the church will I sing anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy praise unto thee. fellows.

13 And again, I will put my trust in him. And 10 And, Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast again, Behold, 1, and the children which God laid the foundation of the earth ; and the heav. hath given me. ens are the works of thine hands.

14 Forasmuch then as the children are parta11 They shall perish ; but thou remainest : and kers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise they all sball wax old as doth a garment :

took part of the sume; that through death he 12 And as a vesture shalt thou fold them up, might destroy him that had the power of death, and they shall be changed: but thou art the that is, the devil; same, and thy years shall not fail.

15 And deliver them, who, through fear of 13 But to which of the angels said he at any death, were all their life time subject to bondtime, Sit on my right hand, until I make thine age. enemies thy footstool?

16 For verily he took not on him the nature of 14 Are they not all ministering spirits, sent angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraforth to minister for them who shall be heirs of ham. salvation ?

17 Wherefore in all things it behooved him to CHAPTER II.

be made like unto his brethren ; that he might

be a merciful and faithful High Priest in things 1 We ought to be obedient to Christ Jesus, 5

pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for and that because he vouchsafed to take our na

the sins of the people. ture upon him, 14 as it was necessary.

18 For in that he himself hath suffered, being THEREFORE we ought to give the more tempted, he is able to succour them that are

earnest heed to the things which we have tempted. heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.. 2 For if the word spoken by angels was stead.

CHAPTER III. fast, and every transgression and disobedience 1 Christ is more worthy than Moses, 7 there. received a just recompense of reward ;

fore if we believe not in him, we shall be more 3 How shall we escape, if we neglect so great worthy punishment than hard-hearted Israel.

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Of Christ's priesthood. W HEREFORE, holy brethren, partakers of 1 9 There remaineth therefore a rest to the peo

the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle ple of God. and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus ; 10 For he that is entered into his rest, he also

2 Who was faithful to him that appointed bath ceased from his own works, as God did him, as also Moses was faithful in all his house. from his.)

3 For this man was counted worthy of more 11 Let us labour therefore to enter into that glory than Moses, inasmuch as he who hath rest, lest any man fall after the same example of builded the house, hath more honour than the

unbelief.

12 For the word of God is quick, and power. 4 For every house is builded by some man ; ful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, but he that built all things is God.

piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul 5 And Moses verily was faithful in all his and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is house, as a servant, for a testimony of those a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the things which were to be spoken after :

heart. 6 But Christ as a Son over his own house: 13 Neither is there any creature that is not whose house are we, if we hold fast the confi. manifest in his sight : but all things are naked dence, and the rejoicing of the hope firm unto and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we the end.

have to do. 7 Wherefore, as the Holy Ghost saith, To-day 14 Seeing then that we have a great High if ye will hear his voice,

Priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the 8 Harden not your hearts, as in the provoca. Son of God, let us hold fast our profession. tion, in the day of temptation in the wilder. 15 For we have not an high priest which can. ness :

not be touched with the feeling, of our infirmi. 9 When your fathers tempted me, proved me, ties : but was in all points tempted like as we are, and saw my works forty years.

yet without sin. 10 Wherefore I was grieved with that genera. 16 Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne tion, and said, They do always err in their heart ; of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find and they have not known my ways.

grace to help in time of need. 11 So I sware in my wrath, They shall not en.

CHAPTER V. ter into my rest. 12 Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of

1 The authority and honour of our Saviour's you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from priesthood. 11 Negligence in the knowledge the living God.

thereof is reproved. 13 But exhort one another daily, while it is TOR every high priest taken from among men, called To-day ; lest any of you be hardened I is ordained for men in things pertaining to through the deceitfulness of sin.

God, that he may offer both gifts and sacrifices 14 For we aremade partakers of Christ, if we for sins: hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast 2 Who can have compassion on the ignorant, unto the end :

and on them that are out of the way for that 15 While it is said, To-day if ye will hear his he himself also is compassed with infirmity. voice, harden not your hearts, as in the provoca. 3 And by reason hereof he ought, as for the tion.

people, so also for himself, to offer for sins. 16 For some, when they had heard, did pro 4 And no man taketh this honour unto him. voke : howbeit, not all that came out of Egypt self, but he that is called of God, as was Aaron: by Moses,

5 So also Christ glorified not himself to be 17 But with whom was he grieved forty years? made an high priest; but he that said unto him, was it not with them that had sinned, whose Thou art my Son, to-day have I begotten thee. carcasses fell in the wilderness?

6 As be saith also in another place, Thou art 18 And to whom sware he that they should a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec. not enter into his rest, but to them that believed 7 Who in the days of his flesh, when he had not?

offered up prayers and supplications with strong 19 So we see that they could not enter in be. crying and tears unto him that was able to save cause of unbelief.

him from death, and was heard in that he feared :

8 Though he were a Son, yet learned he obeCHAPTER IV.

dience by the things which he suffered ; 1 The rest of Christians is attained by faith.

9 And being made perfect, he became the au. 12 The power of God's word. 14 By our

thor of eternal salvation unto all them that obey High Priest Jesus the Son of God, subject to infirmities, but not sin, 16 we must and may

10 Called of God an high priest after the or. boldly to the throne of grace.

der of Melchisedec.

11 Of whom we have many things to say, and TET us therefore fear, lest a promise being left | hard to be uttered, seeing ye are dull of hearing.

U us of entering into his rest, any of you should 12 For when for the time ye ought to be teach. seem to come short of it.

ers, ye have need that one teach you again which 2 For unto us was the gospel preached, as well be the first principles of the oracles of God; and as unto them: but the word preached did not are become such as have need of milk, and not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them of strong meat. that heard it.

13 For every one that useth milk, is unskilful 3 For we which have believed do enter into in the word of righteousness : for he is a babe. rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if 14 But strong meat belongeth to them that are they shall enter into my rest : although the of full age, even those who by reason of use works were finished from the foundation of the have their senses exercised to discern both good world...

and evil. 4 For he spake in a certain place of the seventh

CHAPTER VI. day on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works.

1 He exhorteth not to fall back from the faith, 5 And in this place again, If they shall enter

11 but to be steadfast, 12 diligent, and patient into my rest.

to wait upon God, 13 because God is most 6 Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must sure in his promise. enter therein, and they to whom it was first THEREFORE leaving the principles of the prenched entered not in because of unbelief :

doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfec. 7 (Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying tion; not laying again the foundation of repent. in David, To-day, after so long, a time; as it is ance from dead works, and of faith toward God. said, To-day, if ye will hear his voice, harden 2 Of the doctrine of baptisms, and of laying not your hearts.

on of hands, and of resurrection of the dead, 8 For if Jesus had given them rest, then would land of eternul judgment. he not afterward have spoken of another day, 13 And this will we do, if God permit.

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God is sure in promise. CHAPTER VIII. Melchisedec and Christ.

4 For it is impossible for those who were once 1 9 And as I may so say, Leyi also, who receiv. enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly eth tithes, payed tithes in Abraham. gift, and were made partakers of the Holy 10 For he was yet in the loins of his father,

when Melchisedec met him. 5 And have tasted the good word of God, and 11 If therefore perfection were by the Leviti. the powers of the world to come,

cal priesthood, (for under it the people received 6 If they shall fall away, to renew them again the law.) what further need was there that an. unto repentance; seeing they crucify to them. other priest should rise after the order of Mel. selves the Son of God afresh, and put him to an chisedec, and not be called after the order of open shame.

Aaron?" 7 For the earth which drinketh in the rain that 12 For the priesthood being changed, there is cometh oft upon it, and bringeth forth herbs made of necessity a change also of the law. . meet for them by whom it is dressed, receiveth 13 For he of whom these things are spoken blessing from God:

pertaineth to another tribe, of which no man 8 But that which beareth thorns and briers is gave attendance at the altar. rejected, and is nigh unto cursing ; whose end 14 For it is evident that our Lord sprang out is to be burned.

of Juda ; of which tribe Moses spake nothing 9 But, beloved, we are persuaded better things concerning priesthood. of you, and things that accompany salvation, 15 And it is yet far more evident: for that af. though we thus speak.

ter the similitude of Melchisedec there ariseth 10 For God is not unrighteous to forget your another priest, work and labour of love, which ye have shewed 16 Who is made, not after the law of a carnal toward his name, in that ye have ministered to commandment, but after the power of an end. the saints, and do minister.

less life. 11 And we desire that every one of you do 17 For he testifieth, Thou art a priest for ever shew the same diligence to the full assurance of after the order of Melchisedec. hope unto the end :

18 For there is verily a disannulling of the 12 That ye be not slothful, but followers of commandment going before, for the weakness them who through faith and patience inherit the and unprofitableness thereof. promises.

19 For the law made nothing perfect, but the 13 For when God made promise to Abraham, bringing in of a better hope did; by the which because he could swear by no greater, he sware we draw nigh unto God. by himself,

20 And inasmuch as not without an oath he 14 Saying, Surely blessing I will bless thee, was made priest : and multiplying I will multiply thee.

21 (For those priests were made without an 15 And so, after he had patiently endured, he onth; but this with an oath, by him that said obtained the promise,

unto him, The Lord sware, and will not repent, 16 For men verily swear by the greater : and Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Mel. an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all chisedec :) strife.

22 By so much was Jesus made a surety of a 17 Wherein God, willing more abundantly to better testament. shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability 23 And they truly were many priests, because of his counsel, confirmed it by an onth :

they were not suffered to continue by reason of 18 That by two immutable things, in which it death : was impossible for God to lie, we might have a 24 But this man, because he continueth ever, strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to hath an unchangeable priesthood. lay hold upon the hope set before us:

25 Wherefore he is able also to save them to 19 Which hope we have as an anchor of the the uttermost that come unto God by him, see. soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enter ing he ever liveth to make intercession for them. eth into that within the vail ;

26 For such an high priest became us, who is 20 Whither the forerunner is for us entered, holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, even Jesus, made an high priest for ever after and made higher than the heavens ; the order of Melchisedec.

27 Who needeth not daily, as those high

priests, to offer up sacrifice, first for his own sins, CHAPTER VII.

and then for the people's : for this he did once, 1 Christ Jesus is a priest after the order of

when he offered up himself.

28 For the law maketh men high priests which Melchisedec, 11 and so, far more excellent than the priests of Aaron's order.

have infirmity; but the word of the oath, which

was since the law, maketh the Son, who is con. FOR this Melchisedec, king of Snlem, priest secrated for evermore. I of the most high God, who met Abraham

CHAPTER VIII. returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him ;

1 By the eternal priesthood of Christ the Levit. 2 To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part

ical priesthood of Aaron is abolished. 7 And of all; first being by interpretation King of

the temporal covenant with the fathers, by the righteousness, and after that also King of Salem, eternal covenant of the gospel. which is, King of peace ;

NOW of the things which we have spoken 3 Without father, without mother, without this is the sum: We have such an high descent, having neither beginning of days, nor priest, who is set on the right hand of the throne end of life; but made like unto the Son of God; of the Majesty in the heavens; abideth a priest continually.

2 A minister of the sanctuary, and of the true 4 Now consider how great this man was, unto tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, and not whom even the patriarch Abraham gave the man. tenth of the spoils,

3 For every high priest is ordained to offer 5 And verily they that are of the sons of Levi, gifts and sacrifices: wherefore it is of necessity who receive the office of the priesthood, have a that this man have somewhat also to offer. commandment to take tithes of the people ac 4 For if he were on earth, he should not be a cording to the law, that is, of their brethren, priest, seeing that there are priests that offer gifts though they come out of the loins of Abraham: according to the law:

6 But he whose descent is not counted from 5 Who serve unto the example and shadow of them received tithes of Abraham, and blessed heavenly things, as Moses was admonished of him that had the promises.

God when he was about to make the tabernacle: 7 And without all contradiction the less is for, See (saith he) that thou make all things ac. blessed of the better.

cording to the pattern shewed to thee in the 8 And here men that die receive tithes ; but mount. . there he receiveth them, of whom it is witnessed 6 But now hath he obtained a more excellent that he liveth.

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