Hebrews 13:16

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But to doe good, and to communicate forget not, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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

  • Penelope
    We are shown the importance of developing​ brotherly love now, for it will help us during whatever tests and trials we may face in the future.
  • Librarygal143
    Indeed, Almighty Father, thank you!
  • Lilian
    Let your conversation be without covetousness and be content what ye shall have for God promised that i will never leave thee nor forsake thee. Thank you Jesus for your faithful words. You are always with us .Your love mercy and grace are always following me all the days of my life. Thank you and praise you Jesus i love you and help me to be born again in spirit every moment of my life. Amen
  • Steve morrow
    ( a disciple ) heb 13:5 let your conversation be without covetousness and be content with such things as you have for HE hath said I will never leave thee nor forsake thee 1 tim 6:6 but godliness with contentment is great gain
  • Irene123
    V. 10 - At this time, after Jesus' new covenant was now in force, the unbelieving Jews were still (ineffectually) observing the O.T. rituals (which blood could never take away sins, those rituals just rolled them ahead for one year). These Jews had no right, in their unsaved state, to partake of the new covenant altar. There were MANY Jews, i.e. apostles, disciples, that believed, but most not.
  • Felicia
    This is a chap of exhortation encouraging us not to stop entertaining strangers, to remember those that are in bonds, encouraging marriage, not to be covetous, not to follow strange doctrines but to be established in the grace, to be submissive to our rulers etc. And he crowns all that with verses 20-21 my best. That the God of peace make us perfect... To Him be glory for ever and ever. Amen!

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