Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

to the assembly of the firstborn whose names have been written in heaven, to God who is the Judge of all, to the spirits of righteous people made perfect,

New American Standard Bible

to the general assembly and church of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the Judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous made perfect,

King James Version

To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,

International Standard Version

to the assembly of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, to a judge who is the God of all, to the spirits of righteous people who have been made perfect,

A Conservative Version

to a festal gathering and assembly of firstborn sons who were enrolled in the heavens, and to God, a Judge of all, and to spirits of righteous men who were made fully perfect,

American Standard Version

to the general assembly and church of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,

Amplified

And to the church (assembly) of the Firstborn who are registered [as citizens] in heaven, and to the God Who is Judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous (the redeemed in heaven) who have been made perfect,

An Understandable Version

and to the church of the firstborn ones [i.e., those who have received an inheritance from their Father], whose names are recorded in heaven. [See Luke 10:20]. [You have come] to God, who is the Judge of all people, and to the spirits of righteous people who have become [morally] perfect [i.e., that great company of God's people who have gone on to their heavenly reward],

Anderson New Testament

to the general assembly and church of the first-born, who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the judge of all, and to the spirits of the just made perfect,

Bible in Basic English

To the great meeting and church of the first of those who are named in heaven, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of good men made complete,

Common New Testament

and church of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the Judge of all, and to the spirits of righteous men made perfect,

Daniel Mace New Testament

the church of the first-born who are enroll'd in heaven, to God the judge of all, to the spirits of just men made perfect,

Darby Translation

the universal gathering; and to the assembly of the firstborn who are registered in heaven; and to God, judge of all; and to the spirits of just men made perfect;

Godbey New Testament

to the whole company, and to the church of the first-born, who have been written in the heavens, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of justified people who have been made perfect,

Goodspeed New Testament

to the solemn gathering of all God's elder sons, enrolled as citizens in heaven, to a judge who is the God of all, to the spirits of upright men now at last enjoying the fulfilment of their hopes,

John Wesley New Testament

and to an innumerable company, To the general assembly of angels, and to the church of the first born, who are inrolled in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

to the congregation of the called out ones of the firstborn, who are registered in the heavens and to God the Judge of all and to the spirits of just men made perfect

Julia Smith Translation

To the assembly of people, and church of the firstborn, transcribed in the heavens, and to God the Judge of all, and. to the spirits of the just perfected,

King James 2000

To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, who are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,

Lexham Expanded Bible

and assembly of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of righteous [people] made perfect,

Modern King James verseion

to the general assembly and church of the first-born who are written in Heaven, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and unto the congregation of the first born sons, which are written in heaven, and to God, the judge of all, and to the spirits of just and perfect men:

Moffatt New Testament

to the assembly of the first-born registered in heaven, to the God of all as judge, to the spirits of just men made perfect,

Montgomery New Testament

to the festal assemblage and church of the firstborn, registered in heaven, to a Judge who is God of all, to the spirits of just men made perfect,

NET Bible

and congregation of the firstborn, who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous, who have been made perfect,

New Heart English Bible

to the assembly of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, to God the Judge of all, to the spirits of just men made perfect,

Noyes New Testament

and to the church of the firstborn, who are enrolled in heaven; and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of righteous men made perfect;

Sawyer New Testament

and to the church of the first-born who are enrolled in heaven, and to a judge the God of all, and to spirits of the righteous made perfect,

The Emphasized Bible

in high festival, - and unto an assembly of firstborn ones, enrolled in the heavens, - and unto God, judge of all, - and unto the spirits of righteous ones made perfect, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and to the general assembly and church of the first-born registered in the heavens, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of just men perfected,

Twentieth Century New Testament

to the festal gathering and assemblage of God's Eldest Sons whose names are enrolled in Heaven, to God the Judge of all men, to the spirits of the righteous who have attained perfection,

Webster

To the general assembly and church of the first-born, who are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,

Weymouth New Testament

to the great festal gathering and Church of the first-born, whose names are recorded in Heaven, and to a Judge who is God of all, and to the spirits of righteous men made perfect,

Williams New Testament

to the festal gathering and assembly of God's firstborn sons enrolled as citizens in heaven, to a Judge who is the God of all, to the spirits of upright men who have attained perfection,

World English Bible

to the general assembly and assembly of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, to God the Judge of all, to the spirits of just men made perfect,

Worrell New Testament

to the general festal throng, and assembly of the first-born who are enrolled in Heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of righteous ones made perfect;

Worsley New Testament

to the general assembly and church of the first-born who are written in heaven, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of the just made perfect,

Youngs Literal Translation

to the company and assembly of the first-born in heaven enrolled, and to God the judge of all, and to spirits of righteous men made perfect,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
To the general assembly
πανήγυρις 
Paneguris 
Usage: 1

and





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

ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 93

of the firstborn
πρωτοτόκος 
Prototokos 
Usage: 9

ἀπογράφω 
Apographo 
Usage: 4

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

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

to God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

the Judge
κριτής 
Krites 
Usage: 9

of all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

to the spirits
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

of just men
δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

Images Hebrews 12:23

Prayers for Hebrews 12:23

Context Readings

A Kingdom That Cannot Be Shaken

22 Instead, you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God (the heavenly Jerusalem), to myriads of angels in festive gathering, 23 to the assembly of the firstborn whose names have been written in heaven, to God who is the Judge of all, to the spirits of righteous people made perfect, 24 to Jesus (mediator of a new covenant), and to the sprinkled blood, which says better things than the blood of Abel.



Cross References

Luke 10:20

However, don’t rejoice that the spirits submit to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.”

Genesis 18:25

You could not possibly do such a thing: to kill the righteous with the wicked, treating the righteous and the wicked alike. You could not possibly do that! Won’t the Judge of all the earth do what is just?”

Exodus 4:22

Then you will say to Pharaoh: This is what Yahweh says: Israel is My firstborn son.

Psalm 94:2

Rise up, Judge of the earth;
repay the proud what they deserve.

Ephesians 1:22

And He put everything under His feet and appointed Him as head over everything for the church,

Hebrews 11:40

since God had provided something better for us, so that they would not be made perfect without us.

Exodus 13:2

“Consecrate every firstborn male to Me, the firstborn from every womb among the Israelites, both man and domestic animal; it is Mine.”

Exodus 32:32

Now if You would only forgive their sin. But if not, please erase me from the book You have written.”

Deuteronomy 21:17

He must acknowledge the firstborn, the son of the unloved wife, by giving him two shares of his estate, for he is the firstfruits of his virility; he has the rights of the firstborn.

Psalm 50:5-6

“Gather My faithful ones to Me,
those who made a covenant with Me by sacrifice.”

Psalm 69:28

Let them be erased from the book of life
and not be recorded with the righteous.

Psalm 89:7

God is greatly feared in the council of the holy ones,
more awe-inspiring than all who surround Him.

Psalm 89:27

I will also make him My firstborn,
greatest of the kings of the earth.

Psalm 96:13

before the Lord, for He is coming—
for He is coming to judge the earth.
He will judge the world with righteousness
and the peoples with His faithfulness.

Psalm 98:9

before the Lord,
for He is coming to judge the earth.
He will judge the world righteously
and the peoples fairly.

Psalm 111:1

Hallelujah!
I will praise the Lord with all my heart
in the assembly of the upright and in the congregation.

Ecclesiastes 12:7

and the dust returns to the earth as it once was,
and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

Jeremiah 31:9

They will come weeping,
but I will bring them back with consolation.
I will lead them to wadis filled with water
by a smooth way where they will not stumble,
for I am Israel’s Father,
and Ephraim is My firstborn.

Matthew 25:31-34

“When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angelswith Him, then He will sit on the throne of His glory.

John 5:27

And He has granted Him the right to pass judgment, because He is the Son of Man.

Acts 20:28

Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock that the Holy Spirit has appointed you to as overseers, to shepherd the church of God, which He purchased with His own blood.

1 Corinthians 13:12

For now we see indistinctly, as in a mirror,
but then face to face.
Now I know in part,
but then I will know fully,
as I am fully known.

1 Corinthians 15:49

And just as we have borne
the image of the man made of dust,
we will also bear
the image of the heavenly man.

1 Corinthians 15:54

When this corruptible is clothed
with incorruptibility,
and this mortal is clothed
with immortality,
then the saying that is written will take place:
Death has been swallowed upin victory.

2 Corinthians 5:8

and we are confident and satisfied to be out of the body and at home with the Lord.

Ephesians 5:24-27

Now as the church submits to Christ, so wives are to submit to their husbands in everything.

Philippians 1:21-23

For me, living is Christ and dying is gain.

Philippians 3:12-21

Not that I have already reached the goal or am already fully mature, but I make every effort to take hold of it because I also have been taken hold of by Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:3

Yes, I also ask you, true partner, to help these women who have contended for the gospel at my side, along with Clement and the rest of my coworkers whose names are in the book of life.

Colossians 1:12

giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the saints’ inheritance in the light.

Colossians 1:24

Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and I am completing in my flesh what is lacking in Christ’s afflictions for His body, that is, the church.

2 Thessalonians 1:5-7

It is a clear evidence of God’s righteous judgment that you will be counted worthy of God’s kingdom, for which you also are suffering,

1 Timothy 3:5

(If anyone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of God’s church?)

Hebrews 6:10-12

For God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you showed for His name when you served the saints—and you continue to serve them.

Hebrews 9:27

And just as it is appointed for people to die once—and after this, judgment

Hebrews 11:4

By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain did. By faith he was approved as a righteous man, because God approved his gifts, and even though he is dead, he still speaks through his faith.

James 1:18

By His own choice, He gave us a new birth by the message of truth so that we would be the firstfruits of His creatures.

1 Peter 2:23

when He was reviled,
He did not revile in return;
when He was suffering,
He did not threaten
but entrusted Himself to the One who judges justly.

Revelation 7:14-17

I said to him, “Sir, you know.”Then he told me: These are the ones coming out of the great tribulation.
They washed their robes and made them white
in the blood of the Lamb.

Revelation 13:8

All those who live on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name was not written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who was slaughtered.

Revelation 14:4

These are the ones not defiled with women, for they have kept their virginity. These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever He goes. They were redeemed from the human race as the firstfruits for God and the Lamb.

Revelation 20:15

And anyone not found written in the book of life was thrown into the lake of fire.

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