Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 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; 2 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. 3 For consider him that endured such contradiction by sinners against him, lest ye faint in your souls, and become weary.


Cross References

Hebrews 1:3

who being a brightness from his glory and an image of his being, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself accomplished a cleansing of sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;

Luke 24:26

Was it not necessary that the Christ should suffer these things, and enter into his glory?

Luke 24:26

Was it not necessary that the Christ should suffer these things, and enter into his glory?

Matthew 16:21

From that time Jesus began to show to his disciples, that he must go to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be put to death, and rise again on the third day.

Matthew 20:28

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

Acts 5:31

him hath God exalted by his right hand, as a Leader and Saviour, to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.

Ephesians 5:2

and walk in love, as Christ also loved you, and gave himself for you an offering and a sacrifice to God, of a sweet odor.

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous one for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

1 Peter 3:18-11

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous one for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

1 Peter 3:18-8

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous one for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

1 Peter 3:18-20

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous one for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous one for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous one for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous one for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous one for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous one for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

1 Peter 3:18-7

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous one for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

1 Peter 3:18-7

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous one for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

1 Peter 3:18-12

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous one for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous one for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous one for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

Matthew 20:18-20

Lo! we are going 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 smote him with the palms of their hands,

Matthew 27:27-50

Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the governors palace, and gathered to him the whole band.

Mark 9:12

And he said to them, Elijah cometh first, and restoreth all things. And how hath it been written of the Son of man? that he must suffer many things, and be set at nought.

Mark 9:24

The father of the child immediately cried out and said, I believe; help thou my 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 us more faith.

Luke 23:11

And Herod also with his guard of soldiers set him at nought and mocked him, and having arrayed him in a gorgeous robe, sent him back to Pilate.

Luke 23:35-39

And the people stood looking on; and the rulers sneered, saying, Others he saved; let him save himself, if this is the Christ of God, the chosen one.

John 1:29

The next day he seeth Jesus coming to him, and saith, Behold, the Lamb of God, who taketh away the sin of the world!

John 6:40

For this is the will of my Father, that every one who looketh on the Son and believeth in him, shall have everlasting life; and I will raise him up in the last day.

John 8:56

Your father Abraham exulted that he might see my day; and he saw it, and was glad.

John 12:24

Truly, truly do I say to you, Unless a grain of wheat fall into the ground and die, itself abideth alone; but if it die, it beareth much fruit.

John 12:27-28

Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour! But for this cause I came to this hour.

John 12:32

and I, if I be lifted up from the earth, shall draw all men to me.

John 13:3

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

John 13:31-32

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

John 17:1-4

When Jesus had thus spoken, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father! the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that the Son may glorify thee;

Acts 2:25-26

For David saith concerning him, "I saw the Lord always before me; because he is on my right hand, that I should not be moved.

Acts 2:36

Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly that God hath made him both Lord and Christ, this Jesus whom ye crucified.

Acts 5:41

They therefore went away from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame in behalf of that name;

1 Corinthians 1:7-8

so that ye come behind in no gift, while waiting for the manifestation of our Lord Jesus Christ;

Ephesians 2:16

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

Philippians 1:6

being confident of this very thing, that he who began in you a good work, will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus;

Philippians 2:8-11

and in what appertained to him appearing as a man, he humbled himself, and was obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.

Philippians 3:20

For the country of which we are citizens is heaven, whence also we wait for a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ,

2 Timothy 4:8

henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me at that day, and not to me only, but to all those who have loved his appearing.

Titus 2:13-14

looking for the blessed hope, and appearing of the glory of the great God and of our Saviour Jesus Christ;

Hebrews 1:13

But to which of the angels hath he ever said: "Sit on my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool?"

Hebrews 2:7-10

Thou madest him a little lower than the angels; thou crownedst him with glory and honor;

Hebrews 5:9

and being perfected became the author of everlasting salvation to all who obey him,

Hebrews 7:19

for the Law perfected nothing,and on the other, the bringing in of a better hope, by which we draw near to God.

Hebrews 8:1

Now the principal thing among those of which we are speaking is this: We have such a highpriest, who sat down on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens;

Hebrews 9:28

so also Christ having been once offered up to bear the sins of many, will appear the second time, without sin, for the salvation of those who are waiting for him.

Hebrews 10:5-12

Wherefore, when he cometh into the world, he saith: "Sacrifice and offering thou wouldest not, but a body didst thou prepare for me;

Hebrews 10:14

For by one offering he hath perfected for ever those who are sanctified.

Hebrews 10:33

partly, while ye were made a gazingstock both by reproaches and afflictions; and partly, while ye became partakers with those that were so used.

Hebrews 11:36

and others had trial of mockings and scourgings, and also of bonds and imprisonment;

Hebrews 12:3

For consider him that endured such contradiction by sinners against him, lest ye faint in your souls, and become weary.

Hebrews 13:13

Let us then 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 signified, when it testified beforehand the sufferings to come upon Christ, and the glories that were to follow;

1 Peter 2:23-24

who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered did not threaten, but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously;

1 Peter 3:22

who is on the right hand of God, having gone into heaven, angels and authorities and powers being made subject to him.

1 Peter 4:14-16

If ye are reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye for the Spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you.

1 John 1:1-3

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

Jude 1:21

keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for 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 it to the seven churches; to Ephesus, and to Smyrna, and to Pergamus, and to Thyatira, and to Sardes, 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 on me, saying, Fear not; I am the first and the last,

Revelation 2:8

And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: These things saith the first and the last, who was dead, and lived again:

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