Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But we are not of those who shrink back to destruction, but of those who have faith to the preserving of the soul.

King James Version

But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.

Holman Bible

But we are not those who draw back and are destroyed, but those who have faith and obtain life.

International Standard Version

Now, we do not belong to those who turn back and are destroyed, but to those who have faith and are saved.

A Conservative Version

But we are not of retreat for destruction, but of faith for the preservation of the soul.

American Standard Version

But we are not of them that shrink back unto perdition; but of them that have faith unto the saving of the soul.

Amplified

But our way is not that of those who draw back to eternal misery (perdition) and are utterly destroyed, but we are of those who believe [who cleave to and trust in and rely on God through Jesus Christ, the Messiah] and by faith preserve the soul.

An Understandable Version

But we are not like those people who turn back and are destroyed, but like those who have faith [in God] and obtain the salvation of their souls.

Anderson New Testament

But we are not of those who draw back to perdition; but of those who believe to the saving of the soul.

Bible in Basic English

But we are not of those who go back to destruction; but of those who have faith even to the salvation of the soul.

Common New Testament

But we are not of those who shrink back and are destroyed, but of those who have faith and keep their souls.

Daniel Mace New Testament

as for us, we are not such as desert to their own destruction; but such as persevere in the faith, to the saving of our souls.

Darby Translation

But we are not drawers back to perdition, but of faith to saving the soul.

Godbey New Testament

But we are not of the drawing back unto perdition; but of faith unto the salvation of the soul.

Goodspeed New Testament

But we will not draw back and perish, but we will have faith and save our souls.

John Wesley New Testament

But we are not of them who draw back to perdition, but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But we are not of those who draw back unto perdition, but faithful unto the saving of the soul.

Julia Smith Translation

And we are not of drawing down to perdition; but of faith to the acquisition of the soul.

King James 2000

But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But we are not among those who shrink back to destruction, but among those who have faith to the preservation of [our] souls.

Modern King James verseion

But we are not of those withdrawing to destruction, but of those who believe to the preserving of the soul.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We are not which withdraw ourselves unto damnation, but pertain to faith, to the winning of the soul.

Moffatt New Testament

We are not the men to shrink back and be lost, but to have faith and so to win our souls.

Montgomery New Testament

"But we are not of defections unto perdition, but of faith unto the gaining of the soul."

NET Bible

But we are not among those who shrink back and thus perish, but are among those who have faith and preserve their souls.

New Heart English Bible

But we are not of those who shrink back to destruction, but of those who have faith to the saving of the soul.

Noyes New Testament

But we are not of those who draw back, unto perdition; but of those who believe, to the saving of the soul.

Sawyer New Testament

But we are not of those who draw back to perdition, but of faith to the saving of the soul.

The Emphasized Bible

We, however, are not of a drawing back unto destruction, but, of faith, unto an acquisition of life.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But we are not of those who turn back unto perdition; but of those who believe to the salvation of the soul.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But we do not belong to those who draw back, to their Ruin, but to those who have faith, to the saving of their souls.

Webster

But we are not of them who draw back to perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.

Weymouth New Testament

But we are not people who shrink back and perish, but are among those who believe and gain possession of their souls.

Williams New Testament

But we are not of a disposition to draw back so as to perish, but we have faith that leads to the saving of the soul.

World English Bible

But we are not of those who shrink back to destruction, but of those who have faith to the saving of the soul.

Worrell New Testament

But we are not of those who draw back to destruction; but of those who believe to the saving of the soul.

Worsley New Testament

But we are not of those who withdraw to perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.

Youngs Literal Translation

and we are not of those drawing back to destruction, but of those believing to a preserving of soul.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

we
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we, us, we ourselves
Usage: 120

are
ἐσμέν 
Esmen 
Usage: 50

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ὑποστολή 
Hupostole 
Usage: 1

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ἀπώλεια 
Apoleia 
Usage: 18

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the saving
περιποίησις 
Peripoiesis 
Usage: 5

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Hebrews 10:39

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Images Hebrews 10:39

Prayers for Hebrews 10:39

Context Readings

A Serious Warning Against Continuing Deliberate Sin

38 BUT MY RIGHTEOUS ONE SHALL LIVE BY FAITH; AND IF HE SHRINKS BACK, MY SOUL HAS NO PLEASURE IN HIM. 39 But we are not of those who shrink back to destruction, but of those who have faith to the preserving of the soul.



Cross References

1 Samuel 15:11

"I regret that I have made Saul king, for he has turned back from following Me and has not carried out My commands " And Samuel was distressed and cried out to the LORD all night.

Psalm 44:18

Our heart has not turned back, And our steps have not deviated from Your way,

Proverbs 1:32

"For the waywardness of the naive will kill them, And the complacency of fools will destroy them.

Proverbs 14:14

The backslider in heart will have his fill of his own ways, But a good man will be satisfied with his.

Mark 16:16

"He who has believed and has been baptized shall be saved; but he who has disbelieved shall be condemned.

Luke 11:26

"Then it goes and takes along seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they go in and live there; and the last state of that man becomes worse than the first."

John 3:15-16

so that whoever believes will in Him have eternal life.

John 5:24

"Truly, truly, I say to you, he who hears My word, and believes Him who sent Me, has eternal life, and does not come into judgment, but has passed out of death into life.

John 6:40

"For this is the will of My Father, that everyone who beholds the Son and believes in Him will have eternal life, and I Myself will raise him up on the last day."

John 17:12

"While I was with them, I was keeping them in Your name which You have given Me; and I guarded them and not one of them perished but the son of perdition, so that the Scripture would be fulfilled.

John 20:31

but these have been written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing you may have life in His name.

Acts 16:30-31

and after he brought them out, he said, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?"

Romans 10:9-10

that if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved;

1 Thessalonians 5:9

For God has not destined us for wrath, but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

2 Thessalonians 2:3

Let no one in any way deceive you, for it will not come unless the apostasy comes first, and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction,

2 Thessalonians 2:12-14

in order that they all may be judged who did not believe the truth, but took pleasure in wickedness.

1 Timothy 6:9

But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.

Hebrews 6:6-9

and then have fallen away, it is impossible to renew them again to repentance, since they again crucify to themselves the Son of God and put Him to open shame.

Hebrews 10:26

For if we go on sinning willfully after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins,

Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

1 Peter 1:5

who are protected by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

2 Peter 3:7

But by His word the present heavens and earth are being reserved for fire, kept for the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.

1 John 5:5

Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

1 John 5:16

If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he shall ask and God will for him give life to those who commit sin not leading to death There is a sin leading to death; I do not say that he should make request for this.

Jude 1:12-13

These are the men who are hidden reefs in your love feasts when they feast with you without fear, caring for themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn trees without fruit, doubly dead, uprooted;

Revelation 17:8

"The beast that you saw was, and is not, and is about to come up out of the abyss and go to destruction And those who dwell on the earth, whose name has not been written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, will wonder when they see the beast, that he was and is not and will come.

Revelation 17:11

"The beast which was and is not, is himself also an eighth and is one of the seven, and he goes to destruction.

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