And, Thou, LORD, in the beginning hast
laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the works of thine
How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the
first began to be spoken by the LORD, and was confirmed unto us by them
that heard him;
For it is evident that our LORD sprang out of Juda; of which tribe Moses
spake nothing concerning priesthood.
(For those priests were made without an oath; but this with an oath by
him that said unto him, The LORD sware and will not repent, Thou art a
priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec:)
A minister of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle, which the LORD
pitched, and not man.
For finding fault with them, he saith, Behold, the days come, saith the
LORD, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with
the house of Judah:
Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day
when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt;
because they continued not in my covenant, and I regarded them not,
saith the LORD.
For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after
those days, saith the LORD; I will put my laws into their mind, and
write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall
be to me a people:
And they shall not teach every man his neighbour, and every man his
brother, saying, Know the LORD: for all shall know me, from the least to
This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith
the LORD, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will
I write them;
For we know him that hath said, Vengeance belongeth unto me, I will
recompense, saith the LORD. And again, The LORD shall judge his people.
And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto
children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the LORD, nor faint
when thou art rebuked of him:
For whom the LORD loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he
Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see
So that we may boldly say, The LORD is my helper, and I will not fear
what man shall do unto me.
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