Hebrews 13:20

“Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now the God of peace, that brought againe from the dead our Lord Iesus, that great shepheard of the sheepe, through the blood of the euerlasting Couenant,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now the God of peace, who brought up from the dead the great Shepherd of the sheep through the blood of the eternal covenant, {even} Jesus our Lord,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now the God of peace, who brought again from the dead the great shepherd of the sheep with the blood of an eternal covenant, `even' our Lord Jesus,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now may the God of peace, who made that great keeper of his flock, even our Lord Jesus, come back from the dead through the blood of the eternal agreement,
- Basic English Bible

But the God of peace, who brought again from among [the] dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, in [the power of the] blood of [the] eternal covenant,
- Darby Bible

Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,
- Webster's Bible

Now may God who gives peace, and brought Jesus, our Lord, up again from among the dead--even Him who, by virtue of the blood of the eternal Covenant, is the great Shepherd of the sheep--
- Weymouth Bible

Now may the God of peace, who brought again from the dead the great shepherd of the sheep with the blood of an eternal covenant, our Lord Jesus,
- World English Bible

And God of pees, that ladde out fro deth the greet scheepherd of scheep, in the blood of euerlastinge testament, oure Lord Jhesu Crist,
- Wycliffe Bible

And the God of the peace, who did bring up out of the dead the great shepherd of the sheep -- in the blood of an age-during covenant -- our Lord Jesus,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 13:20


13:20 The everlasting covenant - The Christian covenant, which is not temporary, like the Jewish, but designed to remain for ever. By the application of that blood, by which this covenant was established, may he make you, in every respect, inwardly and outwardly holy!


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 13:20


Heb 13:20 The God of peace, who gives us peace. Our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd. Christ, "the Good Shepherd" (Joh 10:11,14). Through the blood of the everlasting covenant. The blood of Christ on the cross sealed the everlasting covenant of the Gospel of which the resurrection of Christ from the dead was the surety.

Discussion for Hebrews 13:20

  • He was the lamb of God our sacrifice. 2Corinthians 5:21 God made him who had no sin to be sin for us so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. God did raise him from the dead through the blood of the eternal covenant. When Jesus died on the cross our sins were paid for. He cried out My God My God why have thy forsaken me and then he died. His blood shead that day God accepted it as full payment for our sins that was placed upon him and raised him from the dead through his blood that was shed.

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