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13 So we must arise and join him outside the religious “walls” and bear his disgrace.[a] 14 For we have no city here on earth to be our permanent home, but we seek the city that is destined to come.[b] 15 So we no longer offer up a steady stream of blood sacrifices, but through Jesus, we will offer up to God a steady stream of praise sacrifices—these are “the lambs”[c] we offer from our lips that celebrate his name![d]

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  1. Hebrews 13:13 Or “carry his insults” or “endure the abuse he suffered.”
  2. Hebrews 13:14 Or “the city that is intended.” The Aramaic can be translated “the city which is anxiously awaited.”
  3. Hebrews 13:15 As translated from the Aramaic. The Greek is “the fruit of” our lips.
  4. Hebrews 13:15 See Ps. 50:14, 23.