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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Chapter 13

Overview
1   Divers admonitions as to charity;
4   to honest life;
5   to avoid covetousness;
7   to regard God's preachers;
9   to take heed of strange doctrines;
10   to confess Christ;
16   to give alms;
17   to obey governors;
18   to pray for the apostles.
20   The conclusion.

Verse 1
Let brotherly love continue.


6:10,11; 10:24; John 13:34,35; 15:17; Acts 2:1,44-46; 4:32; Romans 12:9,10; Galatians 5:6,13,22; Ephesians 4:3; 5:2; Philippians 2:1-3; 1 Thessalonians 4:9,10; 2 Thessalonians 1:3; 1 Peter 1:22; 1 Peter 2:17; 3:8; 4:8; 2 Peter 1:7; 1 John 2:9,10; 3:10-18,23; 4:7-11,20,21; 1 John 5:1; 2 John 1:5,6; Revelation 2:4

Verse 2
Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
not
Leviticus 19:34; Deuteronomy 10:18,19; 1 Kings 17:10-16; 2 Kings 4:8; Job 31:19,32; Isaiah 58:7; Matthew 25:35,43; Acts 16:15; Romans 12:13; 16:23; 1 Timothy 3:2; 5:10; Titus 1:8; 1 Peter 4:9
some
Genesis 18:2-10; 19:1-3; Judges 13:15-25; Matthew 25:40

Verse 3
Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.
them that
10:34; Genesis 40:14,15,23; Jeremiah 38:7-13; Matthew 25:36,43; Acts 16:29-34; Acts 24:23; 27:3; Ephesians 4:1; Philippians 4:14-19; Colossians 4:18; 2 Timothy 1:16-18
which suffer
Nehemiah 1:3,4; Romans 12:15; 1 Corinthians 12:26; Galatians 6:1,2; 1 Peter 3:8

Verse 4
Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
Marriage
Genesis 1:27,28; 2:21,24; Leviticus 21:13-15; 2 Kings 22:14; Proverbs 5:15-23; Isaiah 8:3; 1 Corinthians 7:2-16; 9:5; 1 Timothy 3:2,4,12; 5:14; Titus 1:6
and the bed
12:16; 1 Corinthians 6:9; Galatians 5:19,21; Ephesians 5:5; Colossians 3:5,6; Revelation 22:15
God
Psalms 50:16-22; Malachi 3:5; 1 Corinthians 5:13; 2 Corinthians 5:10

Verse 5
Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
conversation
Exodus 20:17; Joshua 7:21; Psalms 10:3; 119:36; Jeremiah 6:13; Ezekiel 33:31; Mark 7:22; Luke 8:14; 12:15-21; 16:13,14; Romans 1:29; 1 Corinthians 5:11; 6:10; Ephesians 5:3,5; Colossians 3:5; 1 Timothy 3:3; 6:9,10; 2 Peter 2:3,14; Jude 1:11
and be
Exodus 2:21; Matthew 6:25,34; Luke 3:14; Philippians 4:11,12; 1 Timothy 6:6-8
I will
Genesis 28:15; Deuteronomy 31:6,8; Joshua 1:5; 1 Samuel 12:22; 1 Chronicles 28:20; Psalms 37:25,28; Isaiah 41:10,17

Verse 6
So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.
boldly
4:16; 10:19; Ephesians 3:12
The Lord
Genesis 15:1; Exodus 18:4; Deuteronomy 33:26,29; Psalms 18:1,2; 27:1-3,9; 33:20; 40:17; Psalms 54:4; 63:7; 94:17; 115:9-11; 118:7-9; 124:8; 146:3; Isaiah 41:10,14; Romans 8:31
I will
Psalms 56:4,11,12; 118:6; Daniel 3:16-18; Matthew 10:28; Luke 12:4,5

Verse 7
Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.
which
17,24; Matthew 24:45; Luke 12:42; Acts 14:23; 1 Thessalonians 5:12,13; 1 Timothy 3:5
have the rule
or, are the guides. word.
Luke 8:11; Acts 4:31; 13:46; Romans 10:17; 1 Thessalonians 2:13; Revelation 1:9; 6:9; 20:4
whose
6:12; Song of Solomon 1:8; 1 Corinthians 4:16; 11:1; Philippians 3:17; 1 Thessalonians 1:6; 2 Thessalonians 3:7,9
considering
Acts 7:55-60
the end
1 Corinthians 10:13; *Gr:

Verse 8
Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.
1:12; Psalms 90:2,4; 102:27,28; 103:17; Isaiah 41:4; 44:6; Malachi 3:6; John 8:56-58; James 1:17; Revelation 1:4,8,11,17,18

Verse 9
Be not carried about with divers and strange doctrines. For it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace; not with meats, which have not profited them that have been occupied therein.
carried
Matthew 24:4,24; Acts 20:30; Romans 16:17,18; 2 Corinthians 11:11-15; Galatians 1:6-9; Ephesians 4:14; Ephesians 5:6; Colossians 2:4,8; 2 Thessalonians 2:2; 1 Timothy 4:1-3; 6:3-5,20; 1 John 4:1; Jude 1:3
it is
Acts 20:32; 2 Corinthians 1:21; Galatians 6:1; 2 Thessalonians 2:17; 2 Timothy 2:1,2
not with
9:9,10; Leviticus 11:1-47; Deuteronomy 14:3-21; Acts 10:14-16; Romans 14:2,6,17; 1 Corinthians 6:13; 1 Corinthians 8:8; Colossians 2:16-20; 1 Timothy 4:3-5; Titus 1:14,15

Verse 10
We have an altar, whereof they have no right to eat which serve the tabernacle.
an altar
1 Corinthians 5:7,8; 9:13; 10:17,20
serve
Numbers 3:7,8; 7:5

Verse 11
For the bodies of those beasts, whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by the high priest for sin, are burned without the camp.
the bodies
Exodus 29:14; Leviticus 4:5-7,11,12,16-21; 6:30; 9:9,11; 16:14-19,27; Numbers 19:3

Verse 12
Wherefore Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered without the gate.
sanctify
2:11; 9:13,14,18,19; 10:29; John 17:19; 19:34; 1 Corinthians 6:11; Ephesians 5:26; 1 John 5:6-8
suffered
Leviticus 24:23; Numbers 15:36; Joshua 7:24; Mark 15:20-24; John 19:17,18; Acts 7:58

Verse 13
Let us go forth therefore unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach.
11:26; 12:3; Matthew 5:11; 10:24,25; 16:24; 27:32,39-44; Luke 6:22; Acts 5:41; 1 Corinthians 4:10-13; 2 Corinthians 12:10; 1 Peter 4:4,14-16

Verse 14
For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come.
4:9; 11:9,10,12-16; 12:22; Micah 2:10; 1 Corinthians 7:29; 2 Corinthians 4:17,18; 5:1-8; Philippians 3:20; *Gr:; Colossians 3:1-3; 1 Peter 4:7; 2 Peter 3:13,14

Verse 15
By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.
him
7:25; John 10:9; 14:6; Ephesians 2:18; Colossians 3:17; 1 Peter 2:5
the sacrifice
Leviticus 7:12; 2 Chronicles 7:6; 29:31; 33:16; Ezra 3:11; Nehemiah 12:40,43; Psalms 50:14,23; Psalms 69:30,31; 107:21,22; 116:17-19; 118:19; 136:1-26; 145:1-21; Isaiah 12:1,2; Ephesians 5:19,20; Colossians 1:12; 3:16; 1 Peter 4:11; Revelation 4:8-11; 5:9-14; Revelation 7:9-12; 19:1-6
the fruit
Genesis 4:3,4; Hosea 14:2; Romans 6:19; 12:1
giving thanks to
Gr. confessing to.
Psalms 18:49; *marg:; Matthew 11:25; Luke 10:21; *Gr:

Verse 16
But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
to do
1,2; Psalms 37:3; Matthew 25:35-40; Luke 6:35,36; Acts 9:36; 10:38; Galatians 6:10; 1 Thessalonians 5:15; 2 Thessalonians 3:13; 3 John 1:11
communicate
Luke 18:22; Romans 12:13; 2 Corinthians 9:12,13; Galatians 6:6; Ephesians 4:28; Philippians 4:14; 1 Timothy 6:18; Philemon 1:6
with such
6:10; Psalms 51:19; Micah 6:7,8; Philippians 4:18

Verse 17
Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.
Obey
7; 1 Samuel 8:19; 15:19,20; Proverbs 5:13; Philippians 2:12,29; 1 Thessalonians 5:12,13; 2 Thessalonians 3:14; 1 Timothy 5:17
have the rule over
or, guide. submit.
Genesis 16:9; 1 Corinthians 16:16; Ephesians 5:21; James 4:7; 1 Peter 5:5
watch
Ezekiel 3:17-21; 33:2,7-9; Acts 20:24-26,28; 1 Corinthians 4:1,2; 1 Peter 5:2,3
give account
Luke 16:2; Romans 14:12; 2 Corinthians 5:10,11
with joy
Philippians 1:4; 2:16; 4:1; 1 Thessalonians 2:19,20; 3:9,10
with grief
Exodus 32:31; Jeremiah 13:17; Philippians 3:18

Verse 18
Pray for us: for we trust we have a good conscience, in all things willing to live honestly.
Pray
Romans 15:30; Ephesians 6:19,20; Colossians 4:3; 1 Thessalonians 5:25; 2 Thessalonians 3:1
we have
Acts 23:1; 24:16; 2 Corinthians 1:12; 1 Timothy 1:5; 1 Peter 3:16,21
in all
Romans 12:17; 13:13; Philippians 4:8; 1 Thessalonians 4:12; 1 Peter 2:12

Verse 19
But I beseech you the rather to do this, that I may be restored to you the sooner.
that I
Romans 1:10-12; 15:31,32; Philemon 1:22

Verse 20
Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,
the God
Romans 15:33; 16:20; 1 Corinthians 14:33; 2 Corinthians 13:11; Philippians 4:9; 1 Thessalonians 5:23; 2 Thessalonians 3:16
brought
Acts 2:24,32; 3:15; 4:10; 5:30; 10:40,41; 13:30; 17:31; Romans 1:4; 4:24,25; Romans 8:11; 1 Corinthians 6:14; 15:15; 2 Corinthians 4:14; Galatians 1:1; Ephesians 1:20; Colossians 2:12; 1 Thessalonians 1:10; 1 Peter 1:21
that great
Psalms 23:1; 80:1; Isaiah 40:11; 63:11; Ezekiel 34:23; 37:24; John 10:11,14; 1 Peter 2:25; 5:4
the blood
9:20; 10:22; Exodus 24:8; Zechariah 9:11; Matthew 26:28; Mark 14:24; Luke 22:20
everlasting
2 Samuel 23:5; 1 Chronicles 16:17; Isaiah 55:3; 61:8; Jeremiah 32:40; Ezekiel 37:26
covenant
or, testament.
9:16,17

Verse 21
Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is wellpleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Make
12:23; Deuteronomy 32:4; Psalms 138:8; John 17:23; Ephesians 3:16-19; Colossians 1:9-12; 4:12; 1 Thessalonians 3:13; 5:23; 2 Thessalonians 2:17; 1 Peter 5:10
every
2 Corinthians 9:8; Ephesians 2:10; Philippians 1:11; 2 Thessalonians 2:17; 1 Timothy 5:10
to do
10:36; Matthew 7:21; 12:50; 21:31; John 7:17; Romans 12:2; 1 Thessalonians 4:3; 1 Peter 4:2; 1 John 2:17
working
or, doing.
Philippians 2:13
well pleasing
16; Romans 12:1; 14:17,18; Philippians 4:18; Colossians 3:20; 1 John 3:22
through
John 16:23,24; Ephesians 2:18; Philippians 1:11; 4:13; Colossians 3:17; 1 Peter 2:5
to whom
Psalms 72:18,19; Romans 16:27; Galatians 1:5; Philippians 2:11; 1 Timothy 1:17; 6:16; 2 Timothy 4:18; 1 Peter 5:11; 2 Peter 3:18; Jude 1:25; Revelation 4:6; 5:9,13
Amen
Matthew 6:13; 28:20

Verse 22
And I beseech you, brethren, suffer the word of exhortation: for I have written a letter unto you in few words.
suffer
1-3,12-16; 2:1; 3:1,12,13; 4:1,11; 6:11,12; 10:19-39; 12:1,2,12-16,25-28; 2 Corinthians 5:20; 6:1; 10:1; Philemon 1:8,9
for
Galatians 6:11; 1 Peter 5:12

Verse 23
Know ye that our brother Timothy is set at liberty; with whom, if he come shortly, I will see you.
brother
Acts 16:1-3; 1 Thessalonians 3:2; Philemon 1:1
is set
1 Timothy 6:12; 2 Timothy 1:8; Revelation 7:14
I will
Romans 15:25,28; Philemon 1:22

Verse 24
Salute all them that have the rule over you, and all the saints. They of Italy salute you.
Salute
Romans 16:1-16
the rule
7,17
and all
2 Corinthians 1:1; 13:13; Philippians 1:1; 4:22; Colossians 1:2; Philemon 1:5
They
Romans 16:21-23
Italy
Acts 18:2; 27:1

Verse 25
Grace be with you all. Amen.
Romans 1:7; 16:20,24; Ephesians 6:24; 2 Timothy 4:22; Titus 3:15; Revelation 22:21

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Hebrews 13". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/tsk/view.cgi?book=heb&chapter=013>.