Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Let us also therefore, having so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, laying aside every weight, and sin which so easily entangles us, run with endurance the race that lies before us,

New American Standard Bible

Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,

King James Version

Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

Holman Bible

Therefore, since we also have such a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every weight and the sin that so easily ensnares us. Let us run with endurance the race that lies before us,

International Standard Version

Therefore, having so vast a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, and throwing off everything that hinders us and especially the sin that so easily entangles us, let us keep running with endurance the race set before us,

A Conservative Version

Therefore we also, having so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, having put off every weight and cleverly entangling sin, let us run by perseverance the contest being set before us.

American Standard Version

Therefore let us also, seeing we are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

Amplified

Therefore then, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses [who have borne testimony to the Truth], let us strip off and throw aside every encumbrance (unnecessary weight) and that sin which so readily (deftly and cleverly) clings to and entangles us, and let us run with patient endurance and steady and active persistence the appointed course of the race that is set before us,

An Understandable Version

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a large crowd of spectators [Note: Christians are pictured here as being in a crowded arena, performing in the games], we should lay aside every [excessive] weight and sin that so easily entangle us, and with perseverance, we should run the race [of life] that lies before us.

Anderson New Testament

Wherefore, since we also have so great a cloud of witnesses lying round about us, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin that so easily besets us, and let us run with patience the race that lies before us,

Bible in Basic English

For this reason, as we are circled by so great a cloud of witnesses, putting off every weight, and the sin into which we come so readily, let us keep on running in the way which is marked out for us,

Common New Testament

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us,

Daniel Mace New Testament

Wherefore, since we are surrounded with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every incumbrance, and the sin which does so easily embarrass us, and let us pursue with constancy the course that is proposed to us:

Godbey New Testament

Therefore let us indeed, having around us so great a cloud of witnesses, having laid aside every weight, and the sin that doth so easily beset us, run with patience the race which is set before us,

Goodspeed New Testament

Therefore, let us too, with such a crowd of witnesses about us, throw off every impediment and the entanglement of sin, and run with determination the race for which we are entered,

John Wesley New Testament

Wherefore, seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which easily besetteth us, and run with patience the race that is set before us, Looking to Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore, seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, leaving behind all the weight of the sin which surrounds us, let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

Julia Smith Translation

Wherefore we also having such a cloud of witnesses lying round about us, having laid down every weight, and sin easily captivating, by patience we should run the race set before us,

King James 2000

Therefore seeing we also are surrounded with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which does so easily ensnare us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, [since] we also have such a great cloud of witnesses surrounding us, putting aside every weight and {the sin that so easily ensnares us}, let us run with patient endurance the race that has been set before us,

Modern King James verseion

Therefore since we also are surrounded with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight and the sin which so easily besets us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore let us also - seeing that we are compassed with so great a multitude of witnesses - lay away all that presseth down, and the sin that hangeth on us, and let us run with patience, unto the battle that is set before us,

Moffatt New Testament

Therefore, with all this host of witnesses encircling us, we must strip off every handicap, strip off sin with its clinging folds, to run our appointed course steadily,

Montgomery New Testament

Seeing then that we are encircled with this great cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and the sin that clings about us. Let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

NET Bible

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, we must get rid of every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and run with endurance the race set out for us,

New Heart English Bible

Therefore let us also, seeing we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

Noyes New Testament

Therefore let us also, being surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth easily beset us, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us;

Sawyer New Testament

Therefore also we, having so great a cloud of witnesses lying around us, laying aside every impediment and sin which entirely surrounds us, let us run with patience the race set before us,

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore, indeed, seeing that, we also, have encircling us, so great a cloud of witnesses, stripping off every incumbrance and the easily entangling sin, with endurance, let us be running, the race that is lying before us,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

THEREFORE also seeing we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, laying aside every weight, and that most easily besetting sin, let us run with patience the race lying before us,

Twentieth Century New Testament

Seeing, therefore, that there is on every side of us such a throng of witnesses, let us also lay aside everything that hinders us, and the sin that clings about us, and run with patient endurance the race that lies before us,

Webster

Wherefore, seeing we also are encompassed with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

Weymouth New Testament

Therefore, surrounded as we are by such a vast cloud of witnesses, let us fling aside every encumbrance and the sin that so readily entangles our feet. And let us run with patient endurance the race that lies before us,

Williams New Testament

Therefore, as we have so vast a crowd of spectators in the grandstands, let us throw off every impediment and the sin that easily entangles our feet, and run with endurance the race for which we are entered,

World English Bible

Therefore let us also, seeing we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

Worrell New Testament

Therefore, having so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us??aving thrown off every encumbrance and the easily besetting sin??et us run with patience the race lying before us;

Worsley New Testament

Having therefore so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every incumbrance, and the sin that easily besets us, and run with patience the race that is set before us,

Youngs Literal Translation

Therefore, we also having so great a cloud of witnesses set around us, every weight having put off, and the closely besetting sin, through endurance may we run the contest that is set before us,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τοιγαροῦν 
Toigaroun 
Usage: 2

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

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


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

περίκειμαι 
Perikeimai 
be hanged, be bound with, be compassed with, be compassed about with Trans
Usage: 2

so great
τοσοῦτος 
Tosoutos 
so much, so great, so many, so long, as large, these many, so many things
Usage: 17

a cloud
νέφος 
Nephos 
Usage: 1

μάρτυς 
Martus 
Usage: 28

ἀποτίθημι 
Apotithemi 
Usage: 8

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ὄγκος 
Ogkos 
Usage: 1

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

the sin
ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

εὐπερίστατος 
Euperistatos 
Usage: 1

us, and let us run
τρέχω 
Trecho 
Usage: 19

with
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

ὑπομονή 
Hupomone 
Usage: 26

the race
G73
ἀγών 
Agon 
Usage: 6

πρόκειμαι 
Prokeimai 
be set before, be first, be set forth
Usage: 5

Devotionals

Devotionals about Hebrews 12:1

Devotionals containing Hebrews 12:1

Images Hebrews 12:1

Context Readings

The Example Of Jesus' Suffering

1 Let us also therefore, having so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, laying aside every weight, and sin which so easily entangles us, run with endurance the race that lies before us, 2 looking stedfastly on Jesus the leader and completer of faith: who, in view of the joy lying before him, endured the cross, having despised the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.


Cross References

Luke 21:34

But take heed to yourselves lest possibly your hearts be laden with surfeiting and drinking and cares of life, and that day come upon you suddenly unawares;

Matthew 10:37-38

He who loves father or mother above me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter above me is not worthy of me.

Luke 8:14-15

But that that fell where the thorns were, these are they who having heard go away and are choked under cares and riches and pleasures of life, and bring no fruit to perfection.

Luke 14:26-33

If any man come to me, and shall not hate his own father and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, yea, and his own life too, he cannot be my disciple;

Romans 13:11-14

This also, knowing the time, that it is already time that we should be aroused out of sleep; for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.

1 Corinthians 9:24-27

Know ye not that they who run in the race-course run all, but one receives the prize? Thus run in order that ye may obtain.

2 Corinthians 7:1

Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us purify ourselves from every pollution of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in God's fear.

Galatians 5:7

Ye ran well; who has stopped you that ye should not obey the truth?

Ephesians 4:22-24

namely your having put off according to the former conversation the old man which corrupts itself according to the deceitful lusts;

Philippians 2:16

holding forth the word of life, so as to be a boast for me in Christ's day, that I have not run in vain nor laboured in vain.

Philippians 3:10-14

to know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being conformed to his death,

Colossians 3:5-8

Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth, fornication, uncleanness, vile passions, evil lust, and unbridled desire, which is idolatry.

2 Timothy 4:7

I have combated the good combat, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

Hebrews 10:35-39

Cast not away therefore your confidence, which has great recompense.

1 John 2:15-16

Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any one love the world, the love of the Father is not in him;

Revelation 3:10

Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee out of the hour of trial, which is about to come upon the whole habitable world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.

Matthew 24:13

but he that has endured to the end, he shall be saved.

Luke 9:59-62

And he said to another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, allow me to go first and bury my father.

Luke 12:15

And he said to them, Take heed and keep yourselves from all covetousness, for it is not because a man is in abundance that his life is in his possessions.

Luke 16:28

for I have five brothers, so that he may earnestly testify to them, that they also may not come to this place of torment.

Luke 18:22-25

And when Jesus had heard this, he said to him, One thing is lacking to thee yet: Sell all that thou hast and distribute to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in the heavens, and come, follow me.

John 3:32

and what he has seen and has heard, this he testifies; and no one receives his testimony.

John 4:39

But many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him because of the word of the woman who bore witness, He told me all things that I had ever done.

John 4:44

for Jesus himself bore witness that a prophet has no honour in his own country.

Romans 2:7

to them who, in patient continuance of good works, seek for glory and honour and incorruptibility, life eternal.

Romans 5:3-5

And not only that, but we also boast in tribulations, knowing that tribulation works endurance;

Romans 8:24-25

For we have been saved in hope; but hope seen is not hope; for what any one sees, why does he also hope?

Romans 12:12

As regards hope, rejoicing: as regards tribulation, enduring: as regards prayer, persevering:

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many unwise and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and ruin.

2 Timothy 2:4

No one going as a soldier entangles himself with the affairs of life, that he may please him who has enlisted him as a soldier.

Hebrews 6:15

and thus, having had long patience, he got the promise.

Hebrews 11:2-38

For in the power of this the elders have obtained testimony.

James 1:3

knowing that the proving of your faith works endurance.

James 5:7-11

Have patience, therefore, brethren, till the coming of the Lord. Behold, the labourer awaits the precious fruit of the earth, having patience for it until it receive the early and the latter rain.

1 Peter 2:1

Laying aside therefore all malice and all guile and hypocrisies and envyings and all evil speakings,

1 Peter 4:2

no longer to live the rest of his time in the flesh to men's lusts, but to God's will.

1 Peter 5:12

By Silvanus, the faithful brother, as I suppose, I have written to you briefly; exhorting and testifying that this is the true grace of God in which ye stand.

2 Peter 1:6

in knowledge temperance, in temperance endurance, in endurance godliness,

Revelation 1:9

I John, your brother and fellow-partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and patience, in Jesus, was in the island called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus.

Revelation 13:10

If any one leads into captivity, he goes into captivity. If any one shall kill with the sword, he must with the sword be killed. Here is the endurance and the faith of the saints.

Revelation 22:16

I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify these things to you in the assemblies. I am the root and offspring of David, the bright and morning star.

Psalm 18:23

And I was upright with him, and kept myself from mine iniquity.

Isaiah 60:8

Who are these that come flying as a cloud, and as doves to their dove-cotes?

Ezekiel 38:9

And thou shalt ascend, thou shalt come like a storm, thou shalt be like a cloud to cover the land, thou, and all thy bands, and many peoples with thee.

Ezekiel 38:16

And thou shalt come up against my people Israel as a cloud to cover the land it shall be at the end of days and I will bring thee against my land, that the nations may know me, when I shall be hallowed in thee, O Gog, before their eyes.

Matthew 10:22

and ye shall be hated of all on account of my name. But he that has endured to the end, he shall be saved.

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