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.

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 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 by the ministry of angels was steadfast and every rebellion and disobedience received a just recompense of reward,


Cross References

Proverbs 3:21

My son, do not let them depart from thine eyes; keep sound wisdom and discretion,

Deuteronomy 4:9

Therefore, take heed to thyself and keep thy soul diligently lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life, but teach them to thy sons and thy sons' sons.

Deuteronomy 4:23

Keep yourselves, do not forget the covenant of the LORD your God, which he established with you, and make yourselves a graven image or the likeness of any thing, which the LORD thy God has forbidden thee.

Deuteronomy 32:46-47

and he said unto them, Set your hearts unto all the words which I protest against you today, to command them unto your children and keep and fulfil all the words of this law.

Joshua 23:11-12

Therefore take heed for your souls that ye love the LORD your God.

1 Chronicles 22:13

Then shalt thou be prospered if thou shalt keep thyself to do the statutes and rights which the LORD charged Moses with concerning Israel; be strong and of good courage; dread not, nor be dismayed.

Psalm 119:9

BETH. With what shall a young man cleanse his way? when he shall keep thy word.

Proverbs 2:1-6

My son, if thou wilt receive my words and hide my commandments within thee

Proverbs 4:1-4

Hearken, ye sons, unto the chastening of the father, and pay attention that ye might know understanding.

Proverbs 4:20-22

My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my words.

Proverbs 7:1-2

My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee.

Matthew 16:9

Do ye not yet understand, neither remember the five loaves of the five thousand, and how many baskets ye took up?

Mark 8:18

Having eyes, see ye not? and having ears, hear ye not? and do ye not remember?

Luke 8:15

But that on the good ground are those who in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it and bring forth fruit with patience.

Luke 9:44

Let these words sink down into your ears, for the Son of man shall be delivered into the hands of men.

Hebrews 1:1-2

God, having spoken many times and in many ways in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,

Hebrews 2:2-4

For if the word spoken by the ministry of angels was steadfast and every rebellion and disobedience received a just recompense of reward,

Hebrews 12:5

And ye have quite forgotten the consolation which speaks unto you as unto sons, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art reproved of him:

Hebrews 12:25-26

See that you do not refuse him that speaks. For if those who refused him that spoke on earth did not escape, much less shall we escape, if we turn away from him that speaks from the heavens,

2 Peter 1:12-13

For this reason, I will not leave off reminding you always of these things, although ye know them and are established in the present truth.

2 Peter 1:15

I will also make sure with diligence that after my decease ye might remember these things.

2 Peter 3:1

Beloved, I now write unto you this second epistle, in which I alert with exhortation your pure understanding,

Habakkuk 1:6

For, behold, I raise up the Chaldeans, that bitter and hasty nation, which march through the breadth of the earth to possess the dwellingplaces that are not theirs.

Habakkuk 2:16

Thou hast filled thyself with dishonour instead of honour; drink thou also, and thy foreskin shall be uncovered; the cup of the LORD's right hand shall be turned unto thee, and shameful vomit shall fall upon thy glory.

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