Parallel Verses

World English Bible

For we don't have here an enduring city, but we seek that which is to come.

New American Standard Bible

For here we do not have a lasting city, but we are seeking the city which is to come.

King James Version

For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come.

Holman Bible

For we do not have an enduring city here; instead, we seek the one to come.

International Standard Version

For here we have no permanent city but are looking for the one that is coming.

A Conservative Version

For here we have no enduring city, but we seek that which is coming.

American Standard Version

For we have not here an abiding city, but we seek after the city which is to come.

Amplified

For here we have no permanent city, but we are looking for the one which is to come.

An Understandable Version

For we do not have a lasting city here on earth [i.e., such as Jerusalem] but we are looking for the city to come [i.e., heaven. See 10:11].

Anderson New Testament

For here we have no abiding city, but we seek one to come.

Bible in Basic English

For here we have no fixed resting-place, but our search is for the one which is to come.

Common New Testament

For here we do not have an enduring city, but we are looking for the city which is to come.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for we have. no settled corporation here, but are in expectation of that which is approaching.

Darby Translation

for we have not here an abiding city, but we seek the coming one.

Godbey New Testament

for we have here no continuing city, but we are seeking unto one which is to come.

Goodspeed New Testament

for we have no permanent city here on earth, but we are in search of the city that is to come.

John Wesley New Testament

For we have here no continuing city; but we seek one to come.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For here we have no continuing city, but we seek the one that is coming.

Julia Smith Translation

For here have we no abiding city, but we seek that about to be.

King James 2000

For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For here we do not have a permanent city, but we seek the [city] that is to come.

Modern King James verseion

For here we have no continuing city, but we seek one to come.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For here have we no continuing city: but we seek a one to come.

Moffatt New Testament

(for we have no lasting city here below, we seek the City to come).

Montgomery New Testament

For we have not here an abiding city, but we are earnestly seeking the city that is to be.

NET Bible

For here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come.

New Heart English Bible

For we do not have here an enduring city, but we seek that which is to come.

Noyes New Testament

for here we have no abiding city, but are seeking that which is to come.

Sawyer New Testament

for we have not here a city that continues, but we seek that which is to come.

The Emphasized Bible

For we have not here an abiding city, but, unto that which is to be, are we seeking our way.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For we have not here an abiding city, but we earnestly seek that which is to come.

Twentieth Century New Testament

for here we have no permanent city, but are looking for the City that is to be.

Webster

For here we have no continuing city, but we seek one to come.

Weymouth New Testament

For we have no permanent city here, but we are longing for the city which is soon to be ours.

Williams New Testament

for we have no permanent city here, but we are searching for that city which is to be ours.

Worrell New Testament

For we have not here an abiding city, but we are seeking for the one about to come.

Worsley New Testament

but are seeking that which is to come.

Youngs Literal Translation

for we have not here an abiding city, but the coming one we seek;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ὧδε 
Hode 
Usage: 33

have we
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

no
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

πόλις 
Polis 
Usage: 132

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

we seek
ἐπιζητέω 
Epizeteo 
Usage: 8

Context Readings

Concluding Ethical Instructions

13 Let us therefore go out to him outside of the camp, bearing his reproach. 14 For we don't have here an enduring city, but we seek that which is to come. 15 Through him, then, let us offer up a sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of lips which proclaim allegiance to his name.


Cross References

Hebrews 12:22

But you have come to Mount Zion, and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to innumerable multitudes of angels,

Micah 2:10

Arise, and depart! For this is not your resting place, because of uncleanness that destroys, even with a grievous destruction.

Philippians 3:20

For our citizenship is in heaven, from where we also wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;

1 Corinthians 7:29

But I say this, brothers: the time is short, that from now on, both those who have wives may be as though they had none;

2 Corinthians 4:17-8

For our light affliction, which is for the moment, works for us more and more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory;

Ephesians 2:19

So then you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God,

Colossians 3:1-3

If then you were raised together with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated on the right hand of God.

Hebrews 4:9

There remains therefore a Sabbath rest for the people of God.

Hebrews 11:9-10

By faith, he lived as an alien in the land of promise, as in a land not his own, dwelling in tents, with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise.

Hebrews 11:12-16

Therefore as many as the stars of the sky in multitude, and as innumerable as the sand which is by the sea shore, were fathered by one man, and him as good as dead.

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of all things is near. Therefore be of sound mind, self-controlled, and sober in prayer.

2 Peter 3:13-14

But, according to his promise, we look for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells.

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