16 To do good, and to distribute forget not: for with such sacrifices God is pleased.

17 [a]Obey them that have the oversight of you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give accounts, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.

18 [b]Pray for us, for we are assured that we have a good conscience in all things, desiring to live honestly.

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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 13:17 We must obey the warnings and admonitions of our Ministers and Elders, which watch for the salvation of the souls which are committed unto them.
  2. Hebrews 13:18 The last part of this Epistle, wherein he commendeth his ministry to the Hebrews, and wisheth them continuance and increase of graces from the Lord: and excuseth himself in that he hath used but few words to comfort them, having spent the Epistle in disputing: and saluteth certain brethren familiarly and friendly.