Hebrews 13:22
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English Standard Version
I appeal to you, brothers, bear with my word of exhortation, for I have written to you briefly.

King James Bible
And I beseech you, brethren, suffer the word of exhortation: for I have written a letter unto you in few words.

American Standard Version
But I exhort you, brethren, bear with the word of exhortation, for I have written unto you in few words.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I beseech you, brethren, that you suffer this word of consolation. For I have written to you in a few words.

English Revised Version
But I exhort you, brethren, bear with the word of exhortation: for I have written unto you in few words.

Webster's Bible Translation
And I beseech you, brethren, suffer the word of exhortation: for I have written a letter to you in few words.

Weymouth New Testament
Bear with me, brethren, when I thus exhort you; for, in fact, it is but a short letter that I have written to you.

Hebrews 13:22 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Suffer the word of exhortation (ἀνέχεσθε τοῦ λόγου τῆς παρακλήσεως)

For "suffer," rend. "bear with." See Acts 18:14; 2 Corinthians 11:1; 2 Timothy 4:3. Do not become impatient at my counsels in this letter. The word of exhortation refers to the entire epistle which he regards as hortatory rather than didactic or consolatory. The phrase only in Acts 13:15.

I have written a letter unto you (ἐπέστειλα ὑμῖν)

A.V. supplies a letter. Rend. "I have written unto you." The verb only here, Acts 15:20; Acts 21:25. Lit. to send, not letters only. Sometimes with ἐπιστολαὶ or ἐπιστολὰς letters added, as Nehemiah 6:19; 1 Macc. 12:7. In N.T. always of sending a letter.

In a few words (διὰ βραχέων)

There is a suggestion of apology. Do not grow impatient. The letter is short. The phrase N.T.o , but comp. δἰ ὀλίγων, 1 Peter 5:12, and ἐν ὀλίγῳ briefly, Ephesians 3:3.

Hebrews 13:22 Parallel Commentaries

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suffer.

Hebrews 13:1-3,12-16 Let brotherly love continue...

Hebrews 2:1 Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.

Hebrews 3:1,12,13 Why, holy brothers, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus...

Hebrews 4:1,11 Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it...

Hebrews 6:11,12 And we desire that every one of you do show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope to the end...

Hebrews 10:19-39 Having therefore, brothers, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus...

Hebrews 12:1,2,12-16,25-28 Why seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight...

2 Corinthians 5:20 Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ's stead, be you reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 6:1 We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that you receive not the grace of God in vain.

2 Corinthians 10:1 Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am base among you...

Philemon 1:8,9 Why, though I might be much bold in Christ to enjoin you that which is convenient...

for.

Galatians 6:11 You see how large a letter I have written to you with my own hand.

1 Peter 5:12 By Silvanus, a faithful brother to you, as I suppose, I have written briefly, exhorting...

Cross References
Acts 13:15
After the reading from the Law and the Prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent a message to them, saying, "Brothers, if you have any word of encouragement for the people, say it."

Ephesians 3:3
how the mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I have written briefly.

Hebrews 3:1
Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession,

Hebrews 3:13
But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called "today," that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.

Hebrews 10:25
not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

Hebrews 12:5
And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons? "My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor be weary when reproved by him.

Hebrews 13:19
I urge you the more earnestly to do this in order that I may be restored to you the sooner.

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