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Jehovah’s Witnesses

English

Online Bible | NEW WORLD TRANSLATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES (2013 REVISION)

The Letter to the Hebrews

Chapters

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

Outline of Contents

  • 1

    • God speaks by means of his Son (1-4)

    • The Son superior to the angels (5-14)

  • 2

    • Pay more than the usual attention (1-4)

    • All things subjected to Jesus (5-9)

    • Jesus and his brothers (10-18)

      • Chief Agent of their salvation (10)

      • A merciful high priest (17)

  • 3

    • Jesus greater than Moses (1-6)

      • All things constructed by God (4)

    • Warning against lack of faith (7-19)

      • “Today if you listen to his voice” (7, 15)

  • 4

    • Danger of not entering into God’s rest (1-10)

    • Exhortation to enter into God’s rest (11-13)

      • God’s word is alive (12)

    • Jesus, the great high priest (14-16)

  • 5

    • Jesus superior to human high priests (1-10)

      • In the manner of Melchizedek (6, 10)

      • Learned obedience from suffering (8)

      • Responsible for everlasting salvation (9)

    • Warning against immaturity (11-14)

  • 6

    • Press on to maturity (1-3)

    • Those falling away nail the Son to the stake again (4-8)

    • Make your hope sure (9-12)

    • Certainty of God’s promise (13-20)

      • God’s promise and oath unchangeable (17, 18)

  • 7

    • Melchizedek, unique king and priest (1-10)

    • Superiority of Christ’s priesthood (11-28)

      • Christ able to save completely (25)

  • 8

    • Tabernacle having heavenly significance (1-6)

    • Old and new covenants contrasted (7-13)

  • 9

    • Sacred service in the earthly sanctuary (1-10)

    • Christ enters heaven with his blood (11-28)

      • Mediator of a new covenant (15)

  • 10

    • Animal sacrifices ineffectual (1-4)

      • Law, a shadow (1)

    • Christ’s sacrifice once for all time (5-18)

    • A new and living way of entry (19-25)

      • Not forsaking our meeting together (24, 25)

    • Warning against willful sin (26-31)

    • Confidence and faith to endure (32-39)

  • 11

    • Definition of faith (1, 2)

    • Examples of faith (3-40)

      • Impossible to please God without faith (6)

  •  12

    • Jesus, Perfecter of our faith (1-3)

      • Great cloud of witnesses (1)

    • Do not disregard Jehovah’s discipline (4-11)

    • Make straight paths for your feet (12-17)

    • Approaching heavenly Jerusalem (18-29)

  • 13

    • Concluding exhortations and greetings (1-25)

      • Do not forget hospitality (2)

      • Let marriage be honorable (4)

      • Obey those taking the lead (7, 17)

      • Offer a sacrifice of praise (15, 16)