Parallel Verses

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;

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, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses [who by faith have testified to the truth of God’s absolute faithfulness], stripping off every unnecessary weight and the sin which so easily and cleverly entangles us, let us run with endurance and active persistence 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:

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,

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;

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,

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,

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

Context Readings

The Example Of Jesus' Suffering

1 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; 2 looking away to the Author and Perfecter of our faith, Jesus; Who, in consideration of the joy lying before Him, endured the cross, despising shame, and hath taken a seat at the right hand of the throne of God.


Cross References

Luke 21:34

"But take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be weighed down with gluttony and drunkenness, and anxieties pertaining to life, and that day come upon you suddenly as a snare;

Matthew 10:37-38

"He that loves father or mother more than Me, is not worthy of Me; and he that loves son or daughter more than Me, is not worthy of Me.

Luke 8:14-15

"And that which fell among the thorns, these are those who heard; and, going forth, they are choked with anxieties, and riches, and pleasures of life, and bear no fruit to perfection.

Luke 14:26-33

"If any one comes to Me, and hates not his own father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, and, further, his own soul also, he cannot be My disciple.

Romans 13:11-14

And this, knowing the season, that it is time already for you to be aroused out of sleep; for now is our salvation nearer than when ye believed.

1 Corinthians 9:24-27

Know ye not that those running a race, all, indeed, run; but one receives the prize? So run; that ye may obtain.

2 Corinthians 7:1

Having, therefore, these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Galatians 5:7

Ye were running well; who hindered you, that ye should not obey the truth,

Ephesians 4:22-24

that ye put off, as to your former manner of life, the old man, who is corrupt according to the desires of deceit;

Philippians 2:16

holding forth the word of life, for an occasion of glorying to me at the day of Christ, that I ran not in vain, neither labored in vain.

Philippians 3:10-14

that I may know Him, and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death;

Colossians 3:5-8

Make dead, therefore, your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which, indeed, is idolatry;

2 Timothy 4:7

I have contended in the noble contest, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith;

Hebrews 10:35-39

Cast not away, therefore, your boldness, which, indeed, has great recompense.

1 John 2:15-16

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

Revelation 3:10

Because you kept the word of My patience. I also will keep you from the hour of trial, which is about to come upon the whole inhabited earth, to try those who dwell upon the earth.

Matthew 24:13

But he that endures to the end, the same shall be saved.

Luke 9:59-62

And He said to another, "Follow Me." But he said, "Lord, permit me, going away, first to bury my father."

Luke 12:15

And He said to them, "Take heed, and guard yourselves from all covetousness; because one's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses."

Luke 16:28

for I have five brothers; that he may testify to them, lest they also come into this place of torment.'

Luke 18:22-25

And Jesus, hearing it said to him, "Yet one thing is lacking to you; sell all that you have, and distribute to the poor, and you shall have treasure in Heaven, and come, follow Me."

John 3:32

What He hath seen, and what He heard, of this He bears testimony; and no man receives His testimony.

John 4:39

And many of the Samaritans from that city believed on Him because of the word of the woman, who testified, "He told me all that ever I did."

John 4:44

for Jesus Himself testified, that a prophet has no honor in his own country.

Romans 2:7

to those who, by patience in well-doing, are seeking for glory and honor and incorruption, eternal life;

Romans 5:3-5

And not only so, but we also rejoice in our tribulations; knowing that tribulation works out patience;

Romans 8:24-25

For by hope we were saved; but hope that is seen is not hope; for who hopes for that which he sees?

Romans 12:12

rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; persevering in prayer;

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those, purposing to be rich, fall into temptation, and a snare, and many foolish and hurtful desires, which, indeed, sink men into destruction and perdition.

2 Timothy 2:4

No one, serving as a soldier, entangles himself in the affairs of life, that he may please him who enrolled him as a soldier.

Hebrews 6:15

And thus, having patiently endured, he obtained the promise.

Hebrews 11:2-38

for in this the elders were well reported of.

James 1:3

knowing that the proving of your faith establishes patience.

James 5:7-11

Be patient, therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waits for the precious fruit of the earth; being patient over it, until it receives the early and latter rain.

1 Peter 2:1

Having, therefore, put away all wickedness, and all guile, and hypocrisy, and envies, and all evil speakings,

1 Peter 4:2

that ye no longer live the rest of your time in the flesh to the desires of men, but to the will of God.

1 Peter 5:12

Through Sylvanus, our faithful brother, as I consider him, I wrote to you briefly, exhorting, and testifying that this is the true grace of God; within which stand ye.

2 Peter 1:6

and in knowledge, continence; and in continence, patience; and in patience, godliness;

Revelation 1:9

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

Revelation 13:10

If anyone is for captivity, into captivity he goes; if anyone shall kill with a sword, with a sword he must be killed. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.

Revelation 22:16

"I, Jesus, sent My angel to testify to you these things to the assemblies. I am the root and offspring of David, the Bright and Morning Star.

Revelation 22:16

"I, Jesus, sent My angel to testify to you these things to the assemblies. I am the root and offspring of David, the Bright and Morning Star.

Revelation 22:16

"I, Jesus, sent My angel to testify to you these things to the assemblies. I am the root and offspring of David, the Bright and Morning Star.

Revelation 22:16

"I, Jesus, sent My angel to testify to you these things to the assemblies. I am the root and offspring of David, the Bright and Morning Star.

Revelation 22:16

"I, Jesus, sent My angel to testify to you these things to the assemblies. I am the root and offspring of David, the Bright and Morning Star.

Matthew 10:22

And ye will be hated by all, for My name's sake; but he who endures to the end, the same shall be saved.

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