Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For this reason we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away from it.

King James Version

Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.

Holman Bible

We must therefore pay even more attention to what we have heard, so that we will not drift away.

International Standard Version

For this reason we must pay closer attention to the things we have heard, or we may drift away,

A Conservative Version

Because of this we ought to give more earnest heed to the things that were heard, lest we might slip away.

American Standard Version

Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things that were heard, lest haply we drift away from them .

Amplified

Since all this is true, we ought to pay much closer attention than ever to the truths that we have heard, lest in any way we drift past [them] and slip away.

An Understandable Version

So [then], we [Christians] should pay closer attention to the things we have heard, so that we do not drift away from [believing and practicing] them.

Anderson New Testament

Therefore, we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest we let them glide away.

Bible in Basic English

For this reason there is the more need for us to give attention to the things which have come to our ears, for fear that by chance we might be slipping away.

Common New Testament

Therefore we must pay more careful attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Therefore we ought to give the greater attention to the things we have heard, for fear we should abandon the gospel.

Darby Translation

For this reason we should give heed more abundantly to the things we have heard, lest in any way we should slip away.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore it behooves us the more earnestly to give heed to the things which we have heard, lest at some time we may leak out.

Goodspeed New Testament

This is why we must give the very closest attention to the message we have heard, to keep from ever losing our hold upon it.

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore, it is necessary that we with more diligence keep the things which we have heard, so that we do not fall.

Julia Smith Translation

For this ought we to hold above measure to the things heard, lest we slip away.

King James 2000

Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because of this, [it is] all the more necessary [that] we pay attention to the [things] we have heard, lest we drift away.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore we ought to give the more heed to the things which we have heard, lest we perish.

Moffatt New Testament

We must therefore pay closer attention to what we have heard, in case we drift away.

Montgomery New Testament

For this reason we must pay the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, for fear we should drift away.

NET Bible

Therefore we must pay closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore we ought to pay greater attention to the things that were heard, so that we will not drift away.

Noyes New Testament

Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest haply we let them slip.

Sawyer New Testament

We ought therefore to attend the more to the things which we heard, lest at any time we should glide away [from them].

The Emphasized Bible

For this cause, it behoveth us, with unwonted firmness, to be holding fast unto the things that have been heard, lest, at any time, we drift away.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

FOR this reason we ought to attend more diligently to the things which have been heard, lest by any means we let them flow by us.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore we must give still more heed to what we were taught, for fear we should drift away.

Webster

Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.

Weymouth New Testament

For this reason we ought to pay the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, for fear we should drift away from them.

Williams New Testament

This is why we must pay much closer attention to the message once heard, to keep from drifting to one side.

World English Bible

Therefore we ought to pay greater attention to the things that were heard, lest perhaps we drift away.

Worrell New Testament

For this reason, it is needful that we give the more earnest heed to the things heard, lest at any time we drift past them.

Worsley New Testament

For this reason we ought the more earnestly to attend to what we have heard, least by any means we should be found deficient.

Youngs Literal Translation

Because of this it behoveth us more abundantly to take heed to the things heard, lest we may glide aside,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

we
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us, we, our, us-ward 9, not tr
Usage: 170

δεῖ 
Dei 
Usage: 72

to give
προσέχω 
Prosecho 
Usage: 15

περισσοτέρως 
Perissoteros 
Usage: 13

προσέχω 
Prosecho 
Usage: 15

to the things which we have heard
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

μήποτε μήποτε 
mepote 
lest, lest at any time, whether or not, lest haply , if peradventure, no ... not at all, not tr
Usage: 12

παραῤῥυέω 
Pararrhueo 
Usage: 1

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Hebrews 2:1

References

Images Hebrews 2:1

Prayers for Hebrews 2:1

Context Readings

Warning Not To Neglect Salvation

1 For this reason we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away from it. 2 For if the word spoken through angels proved unalterable, and every transgression and disobedience received a just penalty,


Cross References

Proverbs 3:21

My son, let them not vanish from your sight; Keep sound wisdom and discretion,

Deuteronomy 4:9

"Only give heed to yourself and keep your soul diligently, so that you do not forget the things which your eyes have seen and they do not depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your sons and your grandsons.

Deuteronomy 4:23

"So watch yourselves, that you do not forget the covenant of the LORD your God which He made with you, and make for yourselves a graven image in the form of anything against which the LORD your God has commanded you.

Deuteronomy 32:46-47

he said to them, "Take to your heart all the words with which I am warning you today, which you shall command your sons to observe carefully, even all the words of this law.

Joshua 23:11-12

"So take diligent heed to yourselves to love the LORD your God.

1 Chronicles 22:13

"Then you will prosper, if you are careful to observe the statutes and the ordinances which the LORD commanded Moses concerning Israel Be strong and courageous, do not fear nor be dismayed.

Psalm 119:9

How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping it according to Your word.

Proverbs 2:1-6

My son, if you will receive my words And treasure my commandments within you,

Proverbs 4:1-4

Hear, O sons, the instruction of a father, And give attention that you may gain understanding,

Proverbs 4:20-22

My son, give attention to my words; Incline your ear to my sayings.

Proverbs 7:1-2

My son, keep my words And treasure my commandments within you.

Matthew 16:9

"Do you not yet understand or remember the five loaves of the five thousand, and how many baskets full you picked up?

Mark 8:18

"HAVING EYES, DO YOU NOT SEE? AND HAVING EARS, DO YOU NOT HEAR? And do you not remember,

Luke 8:15

"But the seed in the good soil, these are the ones who have heard the word in an honest and good heart, and hold it fast, and bear fruit with perseverance.

Luke 9:44

"Let these words sink into your ears; for the Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men."

Hebrews 1:1-2

God, after He spoke long ago to the fathers in the prophets in many portions and in many ways,

Hebrews 2:2-4

For if the word spoken through angels proved unalterable, and every transgression and disobedience received a just penalty,

Hebrews 12:5

and you have forgotten the exhortation which is addressed to you as sons, "MY SON, DO NOT REGARD LIGHTLY THE DISCIPLINE OF THE LORD, NOR FAINT WHEN YOU ARE REPROVED BY HIM;

Hebrews 12:25-26

See to it that you do not refuse Him who is speaking For if those did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, much less will we escape who turn away from Him who warns from heaven.

2 Peter 1:12-13

Therefore, I will always be ready to remind you of these things, even though you already know them, and have been established in the truth which is present with you.

2 Peter 1:15

And I will also be diligent that at any time after my departure you will be able to call these things to mind.

2 Peter 3:1

This is now, beloved, the second letter I am writing to you in which I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder,

Habakkuk 1:6

"For behold, I am raising up the Chaldeans, That fierce and impetuous people Who march throughout the earth To seize dwelling places which are not theirs.

Habakkuk 2:16

"You will be filled with disgrace rather than honor. Now you yourself drink and expose your own nakedness The cup in the LORD'S right hand will come around to you, And utter disgrace will come upon your glory.



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