Aramaic Bible in Plain English
1Because of this, let us leave the beginning of the message of The Messiah, and let us go on to perfection; or are you laying again another foundation for conversion from dead works and for faith in God, 2For the teaching of baptism, the laying on of hands, for the resurrection from among the dead, and for eternal judgment? 3We shall do* this if THE LORD JEHOVAH permits. 4But those who have descended once to baptism* and tasted the gift from Heaven and received The Spirit of Holiness, 5And tasted the good word of God and the power of the future world, 6Who would sin* again and again crucify The Son of God, and become contemptible, cannot be renewed to conversion. 7But The Earth that drinks rain that comes to it often, and makes vegetation grow that is useful for those for whom it is cultivated, receives blessing from God. 8But if it should produce thorns and thistles, it would be rejected and not far from curses, but its end is burning.
9But we are persuaded concerning you, my brethren, those things that are excellent and that accompany life, even though we speak in this way. 10For God is not evil, that he would disregard your works and your love which you have shown in his name, which you have ministered to the Saints and you do minister. 11But we desire that each one of you have this diligence for the perfection of your hope until the end, 12And that you should not lose heart, but that you would be imitators of those who by faith and patience have become heirs of The Promise.
13For when God made a promise to Abraham, because there was no greater than he by whom to swear, he swore by himself, 14And he said, "Blessing, I shall bless you, and multiplying, I shall multiply you." 15And in this way he was patient and received The Promise. 16For among men, they swear by that which is greater than they, and concerning every dispute which they have had among them, a sure end of it has come by an oath. 17Because of this, God was all the more willing to show the heirs of The Promise that his Promise would not change, and he bound it with an oath, 18That by two unchangeable matters, because God cannot lie about them, we who have sought refuge in him have great comfort, and we may seize the hope which was promised to us, 19Which we have as an anchor that holds fast in our soul, which will not be moved, and has entered inside the veil, 20Where Yeshua entered before for our sake and has become The Priest for eternity in the image of Melchizedek.