Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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

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 We must, therefore, pay even more attention to what we have heard, so that we will not drift away. 2 For if the message spoken through angels was legally binding and every transgression and disobedience received a just punishment,


Cross References

Proverbs 3:21

Maintain your competence and discretion.
My son, don’t lose sight of them.

Deuteronomy 4:9

“Only be on your guard and diligently watch yourselves, so that you don’t forget the things your eyes have seen and so that they don’t slip from your mind as long as you live. Teach them to your children and your grandchildren.

Deuteronomy 4:23

Be careful not to forget the covenant of the Lord your God that He made with you, and make an idol for yourselves in the shape of anything He has forbidden you.

Deuteronomy 32:46-47

he said to them, “Take to heart all these words I am giving as a warning to you today, so that you may command your children to carefully follow all the words of this law.

Joshua 23:11-12

So be very diligent to love the Lord your God for your own well-being.

1 Chronicles 22:13

Then you will succeed if you carefully follow the statutes and ordinances the Lord commanded Moses for Israel. Be strong and courageous. Don’t be afraid or discouraged.

Psalm 119:9

?BetHow can a young man keep his way pure?
By keeping Your word.

Proverbs 2:1-6

My son, if you accept my words
and store up my commands within you,

Proverbs 4:1-4

Listen, my sons, to a father’s discipline,
and pay attention so that you may gain understanding,

Proverbs 4:20-22

My son, pay attention to my words;
listen closely to my sayings.

Proverbs 7:1-2

My son, obey my words,
and treasure my commands.

Matthew 16:9

Don’t you understand yet? Don’t you remember the five loaves for the 5,000 and how many baskets you collected?

Mark 8:18

Do you have eyes, and not see, and do you have ears, and not hear?And do you not remember?

Luke 8:15

But the seed in the good ground—these are the ones who, having heard the word with an honest and good heart, hold on to it and by enduring, bear fruit.

Luke 9:44

“Let these words sink in: The Son of Man is about to be betrayed into the hands of men.”

Hebrews 1:1-2

Long ago God spoke to the fathers by the prophets at different times and in different ways.

Hebrews 2:2-4

For if the message spoken through angels was legally binding and every transgression and disobedience received a just punishment,

Hebrews 12:5

And you have forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons:My son, do not take the Lord’s discipline lightly
or faint when you are reproved by Him,

Hebrews 12:25-26

Make sure that you do not reject the One who speaks. For if they did not escape when they rejected Him who warned them on earth, even less will we if we turn away from Him who warns us from heaven.

2 Peter 1:12-13

Therefore I will always remind you about these things, even though you know them and are established in the truth you have.

2 Peter 1:15

And I will also make every effort that you may be able to recall these things at any time after my departure.

2 Peter 3:1

Dear friends, this is now the second letter I have written to you; in both letters, I want to develop a genuine understanding with a reminder,

Habakkuk 1:6

Look! I am raising up the Chaldeans,
that bitter, impetuous nation
that marches across the earth’s open spaces
to seize territories not its own.

Habakkuk 2:16

You will be filled with disgrace instead of glory.
You also—drink,
and expose your uncircumcision!
The cup in the Lord’s right hand
will come around to you,
and utter disgrace will cover your glory.

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