1. Therefore, let us go forth from that which is the basics of the doctrine of Christ, to that which is mature; let us be carried forward, not afresh laying down the foundation of repentance from dead works, and faith towards God.
2. Doctrines of baptisms , laying on of hands, but also of the resurrection of the dead and eternal judgement.
3. This also we do, in cases where it is permitted by God.
4. For it is impossible for those who have once been enlightened, those who have tasted also both the gift of heaven, and have shared of the Holy Spirit,
5. And they who have tasted the good creative word of God, the powers of the eternity that is coming,
6. And having fallen away, to renew them again to repentance who themselves crucify again the Son of God, putting him also to public disgrace .
7. For the ground that drinks the rain that often comes upon it, and brings forth plants prospering as it is fitting those who also for this reason had cultivated them, that they should be partakers of the blessing from he who alone is God.
8. But that which brings forth thorns and noxious weeds is judged unsuitable and near to being cursed.
9. But we are persuaded concerning you, dearly loved, that you are nobler and that you have hold of salvation, of which also we speak.
10. For God is not unrighteous that he would forget your labour, and that toil of love which you demonstrated towards his name, in your service to those who he had made holy, and to those who are his servants .
11. And we earnestly desire for each of you that by yourselves you will demonstrate diligence towards the full assurance of hope until the end.
12. So that ye do not become slothful, but followers of those who through faith and patience became heirs of the promise [of blessing].
13. For that very Abraham to whom God promised, when he had nothing greater to swear by, he swore to himself,
14. Saying, ‘Truly, with blessing I will bless you, and with multitudes will I multiply you.
15. And so after being long-spirited, he obtained the promised blessing.
16. For men truly, they swear according to one greater, and all their disputes end when confirmed by an oath.
17. By which he was far more willing as God to show to those of them who are heirs of the promise [of blessing], the immutability of his will, confirmed it with an oath.
18. So that through these two immutable acts by which it is impossible for God to lie, we have strong encouragement who he empowered to flee for refuge into the hope set before us.
19. Which we have as a anchor of the soul, that not only cannot fail, but also is firm, entering into the inner place beyond the veil,
20. Where he who is the forerunner for our sakes, he Jesus came, according to the order of Melchizedek, being made an high priest forever.
Started translation 17:09 pm 11th February, 2017; Completed translation 22:09 pm 13th February, 2017.