13 G3588 For to G1063 G* Abraham G1861 God having promised, G3588 G2316 G1893 since G2596 according to G3762 no one G2192 had he G3173 greater G3660 to swear an oath by, G3660 swore an oath G2596 according to G1438 himself,
14 G3004 saying, G2229 Assuredly G2127 blessing G2127 I will bless G1473 you, G2532 and G4129 multiplying G4129 I will multiply G1473 you.
15 G2532 And G3779 thus, G3114 having been long-suffering, G2013 he succeeded in G3588 the G1860 promise.
16 G444 [2men G3303 3indeed G1063 1For G2596 5by G3588 6the G3173 7greater G3660 4swear an oath], G2532 and G3956 [6in all G1473 7disputes to them G485 G4009 3 is an end G1519 4for G951 5security G3588 1the G3727 2oath].
17 G1722 In G3739 which G4053 [2more extra G1014 3wanting G3588 G2316 1God] G1925 to display G3588 to the G2818 heirs G3588 of the G1860 promise G3588 the G276 immutability G3588 G1012 of his counsel, G1473 G3315 mediated G3727 by an oath;
18 G2443 that G1223 through G1417 two G4229 [2things G276 1immutable], G1722 (in G3739 which G102 it was impossible G5574 for God to lie,) G2316 G2478 [2strong G3874 3consolation G2192 1we should have], G3588 we the ones G2703 taking refuge G2902 to hold to G3588 the G4295 [2situated before us G1680 1hope],