Hebrews 13:17 Context. For that would be of no advantage to you.- Weymouth BibleObey your leaders and submit to them, for they watch on behalf of your souls, as those who will give account, that they may do this with joy, and not with groaning, for that would be unprofitable for you.- World English BibleObeie ye to youre souereyns, and be ye suget to hem; for thei perfitli waken, as to yeldinge resoun for youre soulis, that thei do this thing with ioie, and not sorewinge; for this thing spedith not to you.- Wycliffe BibleBe obedient to those leading you, and be subject, for these do watch for your souls, as about to give account, that with joy they may do this, and not sighing, for this [is] unprofitable to you.- Youngs Literal Bible. They report to God. Let them do this with joy and not with grief, for this would be unprofitable for you.- New American Standard Version (1995)Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit `to them': for they watch in behalf of your souls, as they that shall give account; that they may do this with joy, and not with grief: for this `were' unprofitable for you.- American Standard Version (1901)Give ear to those who are rulers over you, and do as they say: for they keep watch over your souls, ready to give an account of them; let them be able to do this with joy and not with grief, because that would be of no profit to you.- Basic English BibleObey your leaders, and be submissive; for *they* watch over your souls as those that shall give account; that they may do this with joy, and not groaning, for this [would be] unprofitable for you.- Darby BibleObey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you. Most angels look just like us. Hebrews 13:17 King James Version (KJV). Hebrews 13:17 Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they watch over your souls as those who must give an account. 16But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased. Example the Hebrew midwives at the time of Moses commanded the male children be killed and they disobeyed him as recorded in. 14 For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come. 16 But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased. Angels are real. Hebrews 13:17 KJ21 Obey those who have the rule over you and submit yourselves, for they keep watch over your souls as ones who must give an account, that they may do it with joy and not with grief, for that is unprofitable for you. King James Version (KJV), Hebrews 13:17 in all English translations, KJV Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Second Edition, KJV, Word Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible, KJV, Vest Pocket New Testament & Psalms, Leathersoft, Black, Red Letter Version: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Value Thinline Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Journal the Word Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition: Reflect, Journal, or Create Art Next to Your Favorite Verses, KJV, Reference Bible, Center-Column Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version. 17 Obey those who [ a]rule over you, and be submissive, for they watch out for your souls, as those who must give account. As they that must give account - To the great Shepherd, for every part of their behaviour toward you. For they watch for your souls. - Webster's BibleObey your leaders and be submissive to them. 15 By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name. Heb 13:17 Obey them that have the rule over you. “Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.” 14For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come. 17Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you. Give them deference on this account, and because they must give account to the Master of those committed to their trust. However, that doesn't mean we have to tolerate tyranny. The groans of other creatures are heard: how much more shall these come up in the ears of God ! Bible > Hebrews > Chapter 13 > Verse 17 Library • Free Downloads • eBibles How careful of every soul committed to his charge! King James Version (KJV). You may ask God for angelic assistance? In Titus 3:1 and Romans 13:1 we are told to be good citizens. Russell Rose on Hebrews 13:17. 19But I beseech you the rather to do this, that I may be restored to you the sooner. 18Pray for us: for we trust we have a good conscience, in all things willing to live honestly. Whoever answers this character of a Christian pastor may undoubtedly demand this obedience. Go to the top Search Box, and type: angels. Satan, was an angel, and he transformed into a snake. Let them do so with joy and not with grief, for that would be unprofitable for you. It's a lot to read. If the leaders demand we disobey a command of the Lord we are to disobey them. For they are keeping watch over your souls as those who will have to give account; that they may do this with joy and not with lamentation.