Hebrews 13:16

“But to doe good, and to communicate forget not, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.”

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But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
- King James Version

And do not neglect doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But go on doing good and giving to others, because God is well-pleased with such offerings.
- Basic English Bible

But of doing good and communicating [of your substance] be not forgetful, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
- Darby Bible

But to do good, and to communicate, forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
- Webster's Bible

And do not forget to be kind and liberal; for with sacrifices of that sort God is greatly pleased.
- Weymouth Bible

But don't forget to be doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
- World English Bible

And nyle ye foryete wel doynge, and comynyng; for bi siche sacrifices God is disserued.
- Wycliffe Bible

and of doing good, and of fellowship, be not forgetful, for with such sacrifices God is well-pleased.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 13:16


Heb 13:16 But. Thanksgiving is not all. To do good. There must be good deeds. And to communicate. Give of our goods. For with such sacrifices God is well pleased. These givings for God's purposes are sacrifices that please him.

Discussion for Hebrews 13

  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 13:9 be not carried about with diverse and strange doctrines for it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace not with meats which have not profited them that have been occupied therein JOHN 7:18 HE THAT SPEAKETH OF HIMSELF SEEKETH HIS OWN GLORY BUT HE THAT SEEKETH THE GLORY OF HIM THAT SENT HIM THE SAME IS TRUE AND NO UNRIGHTEOUSNESS IS IN HIM
  • BSP
    Verse 2~We are encouraged to show hospitality to others. The Greek work that is translated hospitality means "kindness to strangers". We can display this kindness when offering help to those that we don't know and to refugees.
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 13:12 wherefore JESUS also that HE might sanctify the people with HIS own blood suffered without the gate ACTS 20:28 take heed therefore unto yourselves and to all the flock over the which the holy spirit hath made you overseers to feed the church of GOD which HE hath purchased with HIS own blood JOHN 17:17 SANCTIFY THEM THROUGH THY TRUTH THY WORD IS TRUTH
  • David Johnson
    Hebrews 13:5 This is a great verse and statement made in God's Word for new testament believers. It also is a verse that needs little interpretation. It says what it means and means what it says. Its a promise to ever believer as well as a command concerning our speech and manner of life.
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS13:12wherefore JESUS also that HE might sanctify the people with HIS own blood suffered without the gate EPHESIANS5:25husabands love your wives even as CHRIST also loved the church and gave himself for it5:26that HE might sanctify it with the washing of water by the word 1 COR 1:30 but of HIM are you in CHRIST JESUS who of GOD is made unto us wisdom and righteousness and sanctification....
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 13:9 be not carried about with diverse and strange doctrines for it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace not with meats which have not profited them TITUS 2:11 for the grace of GOD that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men --2:12-- teaching us that denying ungodliness and worldly lusts we should live soberly righteously and godly in this present world

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