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Hebrews 13:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And do not neglect doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But to do good, and to communicate, forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But of doing good and communicating [of your substance] be not forgetful, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, of the doing good and of fellowship, be not forgetful; for, with such sacrifices as these, is, God, well-pleased.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and of doing good, and of fellowship, be not forgetful, for with such sacrifices God is well-pleased.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And do not forget to do good and to impart: for by such sacrifices God's favour is obtained.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But to doe good, and to communicate forget not, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And forget not compassion and communication to the poor: for with these sacrifices a man pleaseth Aloha.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And forget not commiseration and communication with the poor; for with such sacrifices a man pleaseth God.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But 1161
{1161} Prime
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
to do good 2140
{2140} Prime
From a compound of G2095 and G4160; well doing, that is, beneficence.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
to communicate 2842
{2842} Prime
From G2844; partnership, that is, (literally) participation, or (social) intercourse, or (pecuniary) benefaction.
forget 1950
{1950} Prime
Middle voice from G1909 and G2990; to lose out of mind; by implication to neglect.
<5737> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 152
not: 3361
{3361} Prime
A primary particle of qualified negation (whereas G3756 expresses an absolute denial); (adverbially) not, (conjugationally) lest; also (as interrogitive implying a negative answer [whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one]); whether.
for 1063
{1063} Prime
A primary particle; properly assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles).
with such 5108
{5108} Prime
(Including the other inflections); from G5104 and G3778; truly this, that is, of this sort (to denote character or individuality).
sacrifices 2378
{2378} Prime
From G2380; sacrifice (the act or the victim, literally or figuratively).
God 2316
{2316} Prime
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
is well pleased. 2100
{2100} Prime
From G2101; to gratify entirely.
<5743> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 271
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Hebrews 13:16

_ _ But — But the sacrifice of praise with the lips (Hebrews 13:15) is not enough; there must be also doing good (beneficence) and communicating (that is, imparting a share of your means, Galatians 6:6) to the needy.

_ _ with such — and not mere ritualistic sacrifices.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Hebrews 13:1-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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to do:

Hebrews 13:1-2 Let brotherly love continue. ... Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
Psalms 37:3 Trust in the LORD, and do good; [so] shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.
Matthew 25:35-40 For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in: ... And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done [it] unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done [it] unto me.
Luke 6:35-36 But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and [to] the evil. ... Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.
Acts 9:36 Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.
Acts 10:38 How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.
Galatians 6:10 As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all [men], especially unto them who are of the household of faith.
1 Thessalonians 5:15 See that none render evil for evil unto any [man]; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all [men].
2 Thessalonians 3:13 But ye, brethren, be not weary in well doing.
3 John 1:11 Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that doeth good is of God: but he that doeth evil hath not seen God.


Luke 18:22 Now when Jesus heard these things, he said unto him, Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.
Romans 12:13 Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
2 Corinthians 9:12-13 For the administration of this service not only supplieth the want of the saints, but is abundant also by many thanksgivings unto God; ... Whiles by the experiment of this ministration they glorify God for your professed subjection unto the gospel of Christ, and for [your] liberal distribution unto them, and unto all [men];
Galatians 6:6 Let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that teacheth in all good things.
Ephesians 4:28 Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with [his] hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.
Philippians 4:14 Notwithstanding ye have well done, that ye did communicate with my affliction.
1 Timothy 6:18 That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;
Philemon 1:6 That the communication of thy faith may become effectual by the acknowledging of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus.

with such:

Hebrews 6:10 For God [is] not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister.
Psalms 51:19 Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, with burnt offering and whole burnt offering: then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar.
Micah 6:7-8 Will the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams, [or] with ten thousands of rivers of oil? shall I give my firstborn [for] my transgression, the fruit of my body [for] the sin of my soul? ... He hath shewed thee, O man, what [is] good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?
Philippians 4:18 But I have all, and abound: I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things [which were sent] from you, an odour of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, wellpleasing to God.
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