3:1 Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus;   Defenders Notes >>   Defenders Notes >>


3:2 Who was faithful to him that appointed him, as also Moses was faithful in all his house.


3:3 For this man was counted worthy of more glory than Moses, inasmuch as he who hath builded the house hath more honour than the house.


3:4 For every house is builded by some man; but he that built all things is God.   Defenders Notes >>


3:5 And Moses verily was faithful in all his house, as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were to be spoken after;


3:6 But Christ as a son over his own house; whose house are we, if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm unto the end.


3:7 Wherefore (as the Holy Ghost saith, To day if ye will hear his voice,   Defenders Notes >>


3:8 Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness:


3:9 When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my works forty years.   Defenders Notes >>


3:10 Wherefore I was grieved with that generation, and said, They do alway err in their heart; and they have not known my ways.


3:11 So I sware in my wrath, They shall not enter into my rest.)


3:12 Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God.   Defenders Notes >>


3:13 But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.   Defenders Notes >>


3:14 For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence stedfast unto the end;   Defenders Notes >>


3:15 While it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts, as in the provocation.   Defenders Notes >>   Defenders Notes >>


3:16 For some, when they had heard, did provoke: howbeit not all that came out of Egypt by Moses.


3:17 But with whom was he grieved forty years? was it not with them that had sinned, whose carcases fell in the wilderness?   Defenders Notes >>


3:18 And to whom sware he that they should not enter into his rest, but to them that believed not?


3:19 So we see that they could not enter in because of unbelief.



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