Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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.

New American Standard Bible

fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

King James Version

Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Holman Bible

keeping our eyes on Jesus, the source and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that lay before Him endured a cross and despised the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of God's throne.

International Standard Version

fixing our attention on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of the faith, who, in view of the joy set before him, endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

A Conservative Version

Looking to Jesus the pathfinder and perfecter of the faith, who, against the joy set before him, endured a cross, having despised the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

American Standard Version

looking unto Jesus the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising shame, and hath sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Amplified

Looking away [from all that will distract] to Jesus, Who is the Leader and the Source of our faith [giving the first incentive for our belief] and is also its Finisher [bringing it to maturity and perfection]. He, for the joy [of obtaining the prize] that was set before Him, endured the cross, despising and ignoring the shame, and is now seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

An Understandable Version

We should fix our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and completer of the [or, "our"] faith. [Note: Jesus is here pictured as the one who completely fulfills the life of faith, or who provides us with the ability to live such a life]. [And] because He could look forward to joy, He endured the cross, despising its shame, and has sat down at the right side of God's throne.

Anderson New Testament

looking to Jesus the author and finisher of the faith, who, for the joy that was set before him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and has taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of God.

Bible in Basic English

Having our eyes fixed on Jesus, the guide and end of our faith, who went through the pains of the cross, not caring for the shame, because of the joy which was before him, and who has now taken his place at the right hand of God's seat of power.

Common New Testament

fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

having Jesus in our view, the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down on the right hand of the throne of God.

Godbey New Testament

looking unto Jesus the beginner and perfecter of our faith; who for the joy that was placed before him, endured the cross, looking with contempt at the shame, and has sat down on the right hand of the throne of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

fixing our eyes upon Jesus, our leader and example in faith, who in place of the happiness that belonged to him, submitted to a cross, caring nothing for its shame, and has taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of God.

John Wesley New Testament

who for the joy that was set before him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right-hand of the throne of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

with our eyes fixed on Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who having been offered joy, endured the cross , despising the shame and was seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

Julia Smith Translation

Looking in the distance to Jesus the author and completer of the faith; who for the joy laid before him endured the cross, having despised the shame, and sat down on the right hand of the throne of God.

King James 2000

Looking unto Jesus the author and perfecter of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

fixing our eyes on Jesus, the originator and perfecter of faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, disregarding the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Modern King James verseion

looking to Jesus the Author and Finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and sat down at the right of the throne of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, which for the joy that was set before him, abode the cross, and despised the shame, and is set down on the righthand of the throne of God.

Moffatt New Testament

our eyes fixed upon Jesus as the pioneer and the perfection of faith ??upon Jesus who, in order to reach his own appointed joy, steadily endured the cross, thinking nothing of its shame, and is now seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

Montgomery New Testament

looking unto Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured a cross, despising shame, and has now taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of God.

NET Bible

keeping our eyes fixed on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith. For the joy set out for him he endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of God.

New Heart English Bible

looking to Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Noyes New Testament

looking to the author and perfecter of the faith, Jesus, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and hath sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Sawyer New Testament

looking to the chief guide and perfecter of the faith, Jesus, who for the joy set before him despised the shame and endured the cross, and sat down on the right hand of God.

The Emphasized Bible

Looking away unto our faith's Princely-leader and perfecter, Jesus, - who, in consideration of the joy lying before him, endured a cross, shame, despising! And, on the right hand of the throne of God, hath taken his seat.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

earnestly looking up to Jesus the author and the finisher of faith; who, for the joy set before him, endured the cross, despising shame, and hath sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

our eyes fixed upon Jesus, the Leader and perfect Example of our faith, who, for the joy that lay before him, endured the cross, heedless of its shame, and now 'has taken his seat at the right hand' of the throne of God.

Webster

Looking to Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Weymouth New Testament

simply fixing our gaze upon Jesus, our Prince Leader in the faith, who will also award us the prize. He, for the sake of the joy which lay before Him, patiently endured the cross, looking with contempt upon its shame, and afterwards seated Himself-- where He still sits--at the right hand of the throne of God.

Williams New Testament

keeping our eyes on Jesus, the perfect leader and example of faith, who, instead of the joy which lay before Him, endured the cross with no regard for its shame, and since has taken His seat at the right hand of the throne of God.

World English Bible

looking to Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising its shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Worrell New Testament

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.

Worsley New Testament

looking unto Jesus the leader and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

looking to the author and perfecter of faith -- Jesus, who, over-against the joy set before him -- did endure a cross, shame having despised, on the right hand also of the throne of God did sit down;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀφοράω 
Aphorao 
Usage: 1

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

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

the author
ἀρχηγός 
Archegos 
Usage: 4

and


τε 
Te 
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 0
Usage: 170

τελειωτής 
Teleiotes 
Usage: 1

of
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

who
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

for
ἀντί 
Anti 
for, because 9, for ... cause, therefore 9, in the room of
Usage: 14

the joy
χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44

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

him

Usage: 0

ὑπομένω 
Hupomeno 
Usage: 14

the cross
σταυρός 
Stauros 
Usage: 22

καταφρονέω 
Kataphroneo 
Usage: 6

the shame
αἰσχύνη 
Aischune 
Usage: 4

is set down
καθίζω 
Kathizo 
Usage: 30

at
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the right hand
δεξιός 
Dexios 
Usage: 36

of the throne
θρόνος 
Thronos 
Usage: 52

Images Hebrews 12:2

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. 3 For consider well him who endured so great contradiction from sinners against himself, that ye be not weary, fainting in your minds.


Cross References

Hebrews 1:3

who being the effulgence of his glory and the expression of his substance, and upholding all things by the word of his power, having made by himself the purification of sins, set himself down on the right hand of the greatness on high,

Luke 24:26

Ought not the Christ to have suffered these things and to enter into his glory?

Isaiah 53:3

He is despised and left alone of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief, and like one from whom men hide their faces; despised, and we esteemed him not.

Matthew 16:21

From that time Jesus began to shew to his disciples that he must go away to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and the third day be raised.

Matthew 20:28

as indeed the Son of man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Acts 5:31

Him has God exalted by his right hand as leader and saviour, to give repentance to Israel and remission of sins.

Ephesians 5:2

and walk in love, even as the Christ loved us, and delivered himself up for us, an offering and sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling savour.

1 Peter 3:18

for Christ indeed has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God; being put to death in flesh, but made alive in the Spirit,

Psalm 16:9-11

Therefore my heart rejoiceth, and my glory exulteth; my flesh moreover shall dwell in hope.

Psalm 22:6-8

But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and the despised of the people.

Psalm 69:19-20

Thou knowest my reproach, and my shame, and my dishonour: mine adversaries are all before thee.

Psalm 110:1

{Psalm of David.} Jehovah said unto my Lord, Sit at my right hand, until I put thine enemies as footstool of thy feet.

Psalm 138:8

Jehovah will perfect what concerneth me: thy loving-kindness, O Jehovah, endureth for ever; forsake not the works of thine own hands.

Isaiah 8:17

And I will wait for Jehovah, who hideth his face from the house of Jacob; and I will look for him.

Isaiah 31:1

Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help, and depend on horses, and confide in chariots because they are many, and in horsemen because they are very strong; and who look not unto the Holy One of Israel, neither seek Jehovah!

Isaiah 45:22

Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else.

Isaiah 49:6-7

and he saith, It is a small thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel; I have even given thee for a light of the nations, that thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth.

Isaiah 50:6-7

I gave my back to smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair; I hid not my face from shame and spitting.

Isaiah 53:10-12

Yet it pleased Jehovah to bruise him; he hath subjected him to suffering. When thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see a seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of Jehovah shall prosper in his hand.

Micah 7:7

But as for me, I will look unto Jehovah; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me.

Zechariah 12:10

And I will pour upon the house of David and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem the spirit of grace and of supplications; and they shall look on me whom they pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for an only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.

Matthew 20:18-20

Behold we go up to Jerusalem, and the Son of man will be delivered up to the chief priests and scribes, and they will condemn him to death;

Matthew 26:67-68

Then they spit in his face, and buffeted him, and some struck him with the palms of their hand,

Matthew 27:27-50

Then the soldiers of the governor, having taken Jesus with them to the praetorium, gathered against him the whole band,

Mark 9:12

And he answering said to them, Elias indeed, having first come, restores all things; and how is it written of the Son of man that he must suffer much, and be set at nought:

Mark 9:24

And immediately the father of the young child crying out said with tears, I believe, help mine unbelief.

Mark 14:36

And he said, Abba, Father, all things are possible to thee: take away this cup from me; but not what I will, but what thou wilt.

Luke 17:5

And the apostles said to the Lord, Give more faith to us.

Luke 23:11

And Herod with his troops having set him at nought and mocked him, having put a splendid robe upon him, sent him back to Pilate.

Luke 23:35-39

And the people stood beholding, and the rulers also with them sneered, saying, He has saved others; let him save himself if this is the Christ, the chosen one of God.

John 1:29

On the morrow he sees Jesus coming to him, and says, Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.

John 6:40

For this is the will of my Father, that every one who sees the Son, and believes on him, should have life eternal; and I will raise him up at the last day.

John 8:56

Your father Abraham exulted in that he should see my day, and he saw and rejoiced.

John 12:24

Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except the grain of wheat falling into the ground die, it abides alone; but if it die, it bears much fruit.

John 12:27-28

Now is my soul troubled, and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour. But on account of this have I come to this hour.

John 12:32

and I, if I be lifted up out of the earth, will draw all to me.

John 13:3

Jesus, knowing that the Father had given him all things into his hands, and that he came out from God and was going to God,

John 13:31-32

When therefore he was gone out Jesus says, Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him.

John 17:1-4

These things Jesus spoke, and lifted up his eyes to heaven and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son may glorify thee;

Acts 2:25-26

for David says as to him, I foresaw the Lord continually before me, because he is at my right hand that I may not be moved.

Acts 2:36

Let the whole house of Israel therefore know assuredly that God has made him, this Jesus whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.

Acts 5:41

They therefore went their way from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to be dishonoured for the name.

1 Corinthians 1:7-8

so that ye come short in no gift, awaiting the revelation of our Lord Jesus Christ;

Ephesians 2:16

and might reconcile both in one body to God by the cross, having by it slain the enmity;

Philippians 1:6

having confidence of this very thing, that he who has begun in you a good work will complete it unto Jesus Christ's day:

Philippians 2:8-11

and having been found in figure as a man, humbled himself, becoming obedient even unto death, and that the death of the cross.

Philippians 3:20

for our commonwealth has its existence in the heavens, from which also we await the Lord Jesus Christ as Saviour,

2 Timothy 4:8

Henceforth the crown of righteousness is laid up for me, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will render to me in that day; but not only to me, but also to all who love his appearing.

Titus 2:13-14

awaiting the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of our great God and Saviour Jesus Christ;

Hebrews 1:13

But as to which of the angels said he ever, Sit at my right hand until I put thine enemies as footstool of thy feet?

Hebrews 2:7-10

Thou hast made him some little inferior to the angels; thou hast crowned him with glory and honour, and hast set him over the works of thy hands;

Hebrews 5:9

and having been perfected, became to all them that obey him, author of eternal salvation;

Hebrews 7:19

(for the law perfected nothing,) and the introduction of a better hope by which we draw nigh to God.

Hebrews 8:1

Now a summary of the things of which we are speaking is, We have such a one high priest who has sat down on the right hand of the throne of the greatness in the heavens;

Hebrews 9:28

thus the Christ also, having been once offered to bear the sins of many, shall appear to those that look for him the second time without sin for salvation.

Hebrews 10:5-12

Wherefore coming into the world he says, Sacrifice and offering thou willedst not; but thou hast prepared me a body.

Hebrews 10:14

For by one offering he has perfected in perpetuity the sanctified.

Hebrews 10:33

on the one hand, when ye were made a spectacle both in reproaches and afflictions; and on the other, when ye became partakers with those who were passing through them.

Hebrews 11:36

and others underwent trial of mockings and scourgings, yea, and of bonds and imprisonment.

Hebrews 12:3

For consider well him who endured so great contradiction from sinners against himself, that ye be not weary, fainting in your minds.

Hebrews 13:13

therefore let us go forth to him without the camp, bearing his reproach:

1 Peter 1:11

searching what, or what manner of time, the Spirit of Christ which was in them pointed out, testifying before of the sufferings which belonged to Christ, and the glories after these.

1 Peter 2:23-24

who, when reviled, reviled not again; when suffering, threatened not; but gave himself over into the hands of him who judges righteously;

1 Peter 3:22

who is at the right hand of God, gone into heaven, angels and authorities and powers being subjected to him.

1 Peter 4:14-16

If ye are reproached in the name of Christ, blessed are ye; for the Spirit of glory and the Spirit of God rests upon you: on their part he is blasphemed, but on your part he is glorified.

1 John 1:1-3

That which was from the beginning, that which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes; that which we contemplated, and our hands handled, concerning the word of life;

Jude 1:21

keep yourselves in the love of God, awaiting the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.

Revelation 1:8

I am the Alpha and the Omega, saith the Lord God, he who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.

Revelation 1:11

saying, What thou seest write in a book, and send to the seven assemblies: to Ephesus, and to Smyrna, and to Pergamos, and to Thyatira, and to Sardis, and to Philadelphia, and to Laodicea.

Revelation 1:17

And when I saw him I fell at his feet as dead; and he laid his right hand upon me, saying, Fear not; I am the first and the last,

Revelation 2:8

And to the angel of the assembly in Smyrna write: These things says the first and the last, who became dead, and lived:

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