1 Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have acome short of it.
“aAs I swore in My wrath,
They shall not enter My rest,”
although His works were finished bfrom the foundation of the world.
5 and again in this passage, “aThey shall not enter My rest.”
6 Therefore, since it remains for some to enter it, and those who formerly had good news preached to them failed to enter because of adisobedience,
“bToday if you hear His voice,
Do not harden your hearts.”
12 For athe word of God is bliving and cactive and sharper than any two-edged dsword, and piercing as far as the division of esoul and espirit, of both joints and marrow, and fable to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
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