Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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, 2 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. 3 Think about the one who endured such hostility from sinners, so that you may not become tired and give up.


Cross References

Hebrews 1:3

He is the reflection of God's glory and the exact likeness of his being, and he holds everything together by his powerful word. After he had provided a cleansing from sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Highest Majesty

Luke 24:26

The Messiah had to suffer these things and then enter his glory, didn't he?"

Isaiah 53:3

"He was despised and rejected by others, and a man of sorrows, intimately familiar with suffering; and like one from whom people hide their faces; and we despised him and did not value him.

Matthew 16:21

From that time on, Jesus began to show his disciples that he would have to go to Jerusalem and suffer a great deal because of the elders, the high priests, and the scribes. Then he would be killed, but on the third day he would be raised.

Matthew 20:28

That's the way it is with the Son of Man. He did not come to be served, but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many people."

Acts 5:31

God has exalted to his right hand this very man as our Leader and Savior in order to extend repentance and forgiveness of sins to Israel.

Ephesians 5:2

Live lovingly, just as the Messiah also loved us and gave himself for us as an offering and sacrifice, a fragrant aroma to God.

1 Peter 3:18

For the Messiah also suffered for sins once for all, an innocent person for the guilty, so that he could bring you to God. He was put to death in a mortal body but was brought to life by the Spirit,

Psalm 16:9-11

Therefore, my heart is glad, my whole being rejoices, and my body will dwell securely.

Psalm 22:6-8

But as for me, I am only a worm and not a man, scorned by mankind and despised by people.

Psalm 69:19-20

Truly you know my reproach, shame, and disgrace. All my enemies are known to you.

Psalm 110:1

A declaration from the LORD to my Lord: "Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies your footstool."

Psalm 138:8

The LORD will complete what his purpose is for me. LORD, your gracious love is eternal; do not abandon your personal work in me. To the Music Director: A Davidic Song

Isaiah 8:17

I'll wait for the LORD, who is hiding his face from the house of Jacob, and I'll put my trust in him.

Isaiah 31:1

"How terrible it will be for those who go down to Egypt for help, who rely on horses, who trust in the chariot, because there are so many, and in charioteers, because they are so strong but do not look to the Holy One of Israel or seek the LORD!

Isaiah 45:22

Turn to me and be saved, all you ends of the earth. For I am God, and there is no other.

Isaiah 49:6-7

he says: "It is too small a thing for you to be my servant, to raise up the tribes of Israel and bring back those of Jacob I have preserved. I'll also make you as a light to the nations, to be my salvation to the ends of the earth.

Isaiah 50:6-7

I gave my back to those who beat me and my cheeks to those who pulled out my beard. I did not turn away my face from insults and spitting.

Isaiah 53:10-12

"Yet the LORD was willing to crush him, and he made him suffer. Although you make his soul an offering for sin, he will see his offspring, and he will prolong his days, and the will of the LORD will triumph in his hand.

Micah 7:7

But as for me, I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the God who will deliver me. My God will hear me.

Zechariah 12:10

I will pour out on the house of David and on the residents of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and of supplications, and they will look to me the one whom they pierced.'"

Matthew 20:18-20

"See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be handed over to the high priests and scribes, and they will condemn him to death.

Matthew 26:67-68

Then they spit in his face and hit him. Some slapped him,

Matthew 27:27-50

Then the governor's soldiers took Jesus into the imperial headquarters and gathered the whole company of soldiers around him.

Mark 9:12

He told them, "Elijah is indeed coming first and will restore all things. Why, then, is it written that the Son of Man must suffer a great deal and be treated shamefully?

Mark 9:24

With tears flowing, the child's father at once cried out, "I do believe! Help my unbelief!"

Mark 14:36

He kept repeating, "Abba! Father! All things are possible for you. Take this cup away from me. Yet not what I want but what you want."

Luke 17:5

Then the apostles told the Lord, "Give us more faith!"

Luke 23:11

Even Herod and his soldiers treated him with contempt and made fun of him. He put a magnificent robe on Jesus and sent him back to Pilate.

Luke 23:35-39

Meanwhile, the people stood looking on. The leaders were mocking him by saying, "He saved others. Let him save himself, if he is the Messiah of God, the chosen one!"

John 1:29

The next day, John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!

John 6:40

This is my Father's will: That everyone who sees the Son and believes in him should have eternal life, and I will raise him to life on the last day."

John 8:56

Your father Abraham rejoiced that he would see my day, and he saw it and was glad."

John 12:24

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone. But if it dies, it produces a lot of grain.

John 12:27-28

"Now my soul is in turmoil, and what should I say "Father, save me from this hour'? No! It was for this very reason that I came to this hour.

John 12:32

As for me, if I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw all people to myself."

John 13:3

Because Jesus knew that the Father had given everything into his control, that he had come from God, and that he was returning to God,

John 13:31-32

After Judas had gone out, Jesus said, "The Son of Man is now glorified, and God has been glorified by him.

John 17:1-4

After Jesus had said this, he looked up to heaven and said, "Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, so that the Son may glorify you.

Acts 2:25-26

since David says about him, "I always keep my eyes on the Lord, for he is at my right hand so that I cannot be shaken.

Acts 2:36

"Therefore, let all the people of Israel understand beyond a doubt that God made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Messiah!"

Acts 5:41

They left the Council, rejoicing to have been considered worthy to suffer dishonor for the sake of the Name.

1 Corinthians 1:7-8

Therefore, you don't lack any spiritual gift as you eagerly wait for our Lord Jesus the Messiah to be revealed.

Ephesians 2:16

and reconciling both groups to God in one body through the cross, on which he eliminated the hostility.

Philippians 1:6

I am convinced of this, that the one who began a good action among you will bring it to completion by the Day of the Messiah Jesus.

Philippians 2:8-11

and lived in all humility, death on a cross obeying.

Philippians 3:20

Our citizenship, however, is in heaven, and it is from there that we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus, the Messiah.

2 Timothy 4:8

The victor's crown of righteousness is now waiting for me, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on the day that he comes, and not only to me but also to all who eagerly wait for his appearing.

Titus 2:13-14

as we wait for the blessed hope and glorious appearance of our great God and Savior, Jesus the Messiah.

Hebrews 1:13

But to which of the angels did he ever say, "Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet"?

Hebrews 2:7-10

You made him a little lower than the angels, yet you crowned him with glory and honor

Hebrews 5:9

and, once made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him,

Hebrews 7:19

since the Law made nothing perfect, and a better hope is presented, by which we approach God.

Hebrews 8:1

Now the main point in what we are saying is this: we do have this kind of high priest, who sat down at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven

Hebrews 9:28

so the Messiah was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many people. And he will appear a second time, not to deal with sin, but to bring salvation to those who eagerly wait for him.

Hebrews 10:5-12

For this reason, the Scriptures say, when the Messiah was about to come into the world: "You did not want sacrifices and offerings, but you prepared a body for me.

Hebrews 10:14

For by a single offering he has perfected for all time those who are being sanctified.

Hebrews 10:33

At times you were made a public spectacle by means of insults and persecutions, while at other times you associated with people who were treated this way.

Hebrews 11:36

Still others endured taunts and floggings, and even chains and imprisonment.

Hebrews 12:3

Think about the one who endured such hostility from sinners, so that you may not become tired and give up.

Hebrews 13:13

Therefore go to him outside the camp and endure the insults he endured.

1 Peter 1:11

They tried to find out what era or specific time the Spirit of the Messiah in them kept referring to when he predicted the sufferings of the Messiah and the glories that would follow.

1 Peter 2:23-24

When he was insulted, he did not retaliate. When he suffered, he did not threaten. It was his habit to commit the matter to the one who judges fairly.

1 Peter 3:22

who has gone to heaven and is at the right hand of God, where angels, authorities, and powers have been made subject to him.

1 Peter 4:14-16

If you are insulted because of the name of the Messiah, you are blessed, for the glorious Spirit of God is resting on you.

1 John 1:1-3

What existed from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we observed and touched with our own hands this is the Word of life!

Jude 1:21

Remain in God's love as you look for the mercy of our Lord Jesus the Messiah, which brings eternal life.

Revelation 1:8

"I am the Alpha and the Omega," declares the Lord God, "the one who is, who was, and who is coming, the Almighty."

Revelation 1:11

saying, "Write on a scroll what you see, and send it to the seven churches: Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea."

Revelation 1:17

When I saw him, I fell down at his feet like a dead man. But he placed his right hand on me and said, "Stop being afraid! I am the first and the last,

Revelation 2:8

"To the messenger of the church in Smyrna, write: "The first and the last, who was dead and became alive, says this:

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