Parallel Verses

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.

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 .

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

we should let
παραῤῥυέω 
Pararrhueo 
Usage: 1

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Hebrews 2:1

References

Fausets

Images Hebrews 2:1

Prayers for Hebrews 2:1

Context Readings

Warning Not To Neglect Salvation

1 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. 2 For if the message given through angels [the Law spoken by them to Moses] was authentic and proved sure, and every violation and disobedience received an appropriate (just and adequate) penalty,


Cross References

Proverbs 3:21

My son, let them not escape from your sight, but keep sound and godly Wisdom and discretion,

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take heed, and guard your life diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes have seen and lest they depart from your [mind and] heart all the days of your life. Teach them to your children and your children's children -- "

Deuteronomy 4:23

Take heed to yourselves, lest you 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 which the Lord your God has forbidden you.

Deuteronomy 32:46-47

He said to them, Set your [minds and] hearts on all the words which I command you this day, that you may command them to your children, that they may be watchful to do all the words of this law.

Joshua 23:11-12

Be very watchful of yourselves, therefore, to love the Lord your God.

1 Chronicles 22:13

Then you will prosper if you are careful to keep and fulfill the statutes and ordinances with which the Lord charged Moses concerning Israel. Be strong and of good courage. Dread not and fear not; be not dismayed.

Psalm 119:9

How shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed and keeping watch [on himself] according to Your word [conforming his life to it].

Proverbs 2:1-6

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

Proverbs 4:1-4

Hear, my sons, the instruction of a father, and pay attention in order to gain and to know intelligent discernment, comprehension, and interpretation [of spiritual matters].

Proverbs 4:20-22

My son, attend to my words; consent and submit to my sayings.

Proverbs 7:1-2

My son, keep my words; lay up within you my commandments [for use when needed] and treasure them.

Matthew 16:9

Do you not yet discern (perceive and understand)? Do you not remember the five loaves of the five thousand, and how many [ small hand] baskets you gathered?

Mark 8:18

Having eyes, do you not see [with them], and having ears, do you not hear and perceive and understand the sense of what is said? And do you not remember?

Luke 8:15

But as for that [seed] in the good soil, these are [the people] who, hearing the Word, hold it fast in a just ( noble, virtuous) and worthy heart, and steadily bring forth fruit with patience.

Luke 9:44

Let these words sink into your ears: the Son of Man is about to be delivered into the hands of men [ whose conduct is opposed to God].

Hebrews 1:1-2

In many separate revelations [ each of which set forth a portion of the Truth] and in different ways God spoke of old to [our] forefathers in and by the prophets,

Hebrews 2:2-4

For if the message given through angels [the Law spoken by them to Moses] was authentic and proved sure, and every violation and disobedience received an appropriate (just and adequate) penalty,

Hebrews 12:5

And have you [completely] forgotten the divine word of appeal and encouragement in which you are reasoned with and addressed as sons? My son, do not think lightly or scorn to submit to the correction and discipline of the Lord, nor lose courage and give up and faint when you are reproved or corrected by Him;

Hebrews 12:25-26

So see to it that you do not reject Him or refuse to listen to and heed Him Who is speaking [to you now]. For if they [the Israelites] did not escape when they refused to listen and heed Him Who warned and divinely instructed them [here] on earth [revealing with heavenly warnings His will], how much less shall we escape if we reject and turn our backs on Him Who cautions and admonishes [us] from heaven?

2 Peter 1:12-13

So I intend always to remind you about these things, although indeed you know them and are firm in the truth that [you] now [hold].

2 Peter 1:15

Moreover, I will diligently endeavor [to see to it] that [even] after my departure (decease) you may be able at all times to call these things to mind.

2 Peter 3:1

Beloved, I am now writing you this second letter. In [both of] them I have stirred up your unsullied (sincere) mind by way of remembrance,

Habakkuk 1:6

For behold, I am rousing up the Chaldeans, that bitter and impetuous nation who march through the breadth of the earth to take possession of dwelling places that do not belong to them.

Habakkuk 2:16

You [yourself] will be filled with shame and contempt instead of glory. Drink also and be like an uncircumcised [heathen]! The cup [of wrath] in the Lord's right hand will come around to you [O destroyer], and foul shame shall be upon your own glory!

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