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Hebrews 6

1 Therefore leaving the word of Christ from the beginning, let us be carried towards the completion1, not laying down another foundation from dead works, and of faith upon God, 2 of baptisms, of teachings, of laying on of hands, of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment. 3 And let us do this [thing], supposing that God permit it. 4 For [it is] impossible those once being enlightened, having tasted of the heavenly gift and having become partakers of [the] Holy Spirit, 5 and having tasted the good [things] of God, [the] word to power of the coming age, 6 and having fallen away, again to be renewing to repentance, crucifying in himself the son of God and holding him in contempt. 7 For the land having drunk the rain often coming upon it, and bearing useful herbs to those through whom it is also cultivated, receives blessings from God. 8 But [it] having born thorns and thistles [is] worthless and nearly [a] curse, whose end is to burning. 9 But we are2 persuaded concerning you, agape-beloved, the better and coming salvation, if also we speak likewise. 10 For God [is] not unjust [so as] to neglect your work and the agape-love you show in3 his name, having served the holy [ones] and [still] serving. 11 But we desire each [of you] to show the same zeal towards the certainty of hope until completion, 12 in order that you not become lazy, but imitators of those [who] through faith and forbearance inherit the good-news. 13 For to Abraham God promised, since by no one greater did he have to swear, he has sworn according to himself:
14 Surely blessing will I bless you
And multiplying will I multiply you.

15 And thus having waited he attained the promise. 16 For men swear by the greater [one], and of every dispute the oath [is] the limit for confirmation; 17 in what the greater [oath] God wishing to show those inheriting [it] the unchangeableness of the good-news of his intention acted as collateral by oath, 18 in order that through two unchangeable [things], in which [it is] impossible [for] God to be false, we the [ones] taking refuge have strong encouragement to take hold of the hope in which we are involved, 19 which we have as [an] anchor of the psyche-life4 safe and firm and entering into the inner [things] of the veil, 20 where [the] forerunner in our behalf entered, Jesus, according to the manner [of] Melchizedek becoming chief-priest to eternity.

1or "perfection"

2or "have been"

3or "for"

4from PSYCHE (ψυχη): an individual manifestation of life/consciousness. Animals have PSYCHEs as well as humans. Contrast ZOE (ζωη)—Life 'collectively', interdependent, interconnected.