Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

because if the message spoken by angels was reliable, and every violation and act of disobedience received its just punishment,

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

For if the word spoken by angels was stedfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompence of reward;

Holman Bible

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

A Conservative Version

For if the word spoken through heavenly agents became certain, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense of reward,

American Standard Version

For if the word spoken through angels proved stedfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense of reward;

Amplified

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,

An Understandable Version

For if the message spoken through angels proved to be binding [Note: This is a reference to the law of Moses. See Acts 7:53; Gal. 3:19], and every violation [of it] and disobedience [to it] received a just penalty,

Anderson New Testament

For if the word spoken by angels was steadfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just punishment,

Bible in Basic English

Because if the word which came through the angels was fixed, and in the past every evil act against God's orders was given its full punishment;

Common New Testament

For if the message spoken by angels was valid, and every transgression and disobedience received a just punishment,

Daniel Mace New Testament

for if the law deliver'd by angels was put in execution, and every transgression and disobedience was justly punish'd as it deserv'd;

Darby Translation

For if the word which was spoken by angels was firm, and every transgression and disobedience received just retribution,

Godbey New Testament

For if the word having been spoken by angels was stedfast, and every disobedience and transgression received a just recompense of reward;

Goodspeed New Testament

For if the message delivered by angels proved to be authentic, and every violation or neglect of it led to a corresponding penalty,

John Wesley New Testament

For if the word spoken by angels was stedfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompence:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

For if the word spoken by angels was firm, and every transgression and bad instruction received the just payment of reward;

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

For if the word spoken through angels was binding and every transgression and act of disobedience received a just penalty,

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For if the word which was spoken by angels was steadfast - so that every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense to reward -

Moffatt New Testament

For if the divine word spoken by angels held good, if transgression and disobedience met with due punishment in every case,

Montgomery New Testament

For if the word uttered through angels stood firm, so that every transgression and act of disobedience met with its just retribution, how shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation?

NET Bible

For if the message spoken through angels proved to be so firm that every violation or disobedience received its just penalty,

New Heart English Bible

For if the word spoken through angels proved steadfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense;

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

For if the word spoken by angels was firm, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense,

The Emphasized Bible

For, if the word through messengers spoken became firm, and, every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For if the discourse spoken by angels was confirmed, and every transgression and disobedience received a just punishment as its due,

Twentieth Century New Testament

For, if the Message which was delivered by angels had its authority confirmed, so that every offence against it, or neglect of it, met with a fitting requital,

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

For if the message delivered through angels proved to be true, and every transgression and act of disobedience met with just retribution,

Williams New Testament

For if the message spoken through angels proved to be valid, and every violation and infraction of it had its adequate penalty,

World English Bible

For if the word spoken through angels proved steadfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense;

Worrell New Testament

For, if the word spoken through angels became steadfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a righteous recompense,

Worsley New Testament

For if the word spoken by angels was stedfast, and every transgression and disobedience received it's just recompence;

Youngs Literal Translation

for if the word being spoken through messengers did become stedfast, and every transgression and disobedience did receive a just recompense,

Interlinear

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

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

the word
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

G32
ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

was
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

βέβαιος 
Bebaios 
Usage: 9

and



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

παράβασις 
Parabasis 
Usage: 7

παρακοή 
Parakoe 
Usage: 3

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

a
μισθαποδοσία 
Misthapodosia 
Usage: 3

ἐνδικος 
Endikos 
Usage: 2

Images Hebrews 2:2

Prayers for Hebrews 2:2

Context Readings

Warning Not To Neglect Salvation

1 For this reason we must pay closer attention to the things we have heard, or we may drift away, 2 because if the message spoken by angels was reliable, and every violation and act of disobedience received its just punishment, 3 how will we escape if we neglect a salvation as great as this? It was first proclaimed by the Lord himself, and then it was confirmed to us by those who heard him,


Cross References

Acts 7:53

You received the Law as ordained by angels, and yet you haven't obeyed it!"

Hebrews 10:28

Anyone who violates the Law of Moses dies without mercy "on the testimony of two or three witnesses."

Galatians 3:19

Why, then, was the Law added? Because of transgressions, until the descendant came about whom the promise pertained. It was put into effect through angels by means of a mediator.

Hebrews 10:35

So don't lose your confidence, since it holds a great reward for you.

Hebrews 11:26

He thought that being insulted for the sake of the Messiah was of greater value than the treasures of Egypt, because he was looking ahead to his reward.

Deuteronomy 17:2

"You may discover that a man or woman living in one of your cities that the LORD your God is about to give you has done evil in the eyes of the LORD your God by transgressing his covenant.

Deuteronomy 17:5

summon the man or the woman who did this evil thing to your city gates. Then stone the man or the woman to death.

Deuteronomy 17:12

If a man presumptuously disregards the priest who is serving the LORD your God there or the judge, that person must die so you will purge evil from Israel.

Deuteronomy 27:26

""Cursed is the one who doesn't uphold the words of this Law and observe them.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, "Amen!'"

Exodus 32:27-28

He told them, "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says, "Every man put his sword on his thigh, and go back and forth from gate to gate in the camp, and each of you kill his brother and friend and neighbor.'"

Leviticus 10:1-2

Aaron's sons Nadab and Abihu each took his own censer, placed fire in it, covered it with incense, and brought it into the LORD's presence as unauthorized fire that he had never prescribed for them.

Leviticus 24:14-16

"Take the one who cursed outside the camp. Everyone who heard him is to lay their hands on his head. Then the entire congregation is to stone him to death.

Numbers 11:33

But even as they were chewing the meat and before they had swallowed it, the LORD became very angry with the people and struck them with a disastrous plague.

Numbers 14:28-37

So tell them that as long as I live consider this to be an oracle from the LORD as certainly as you've spoken right into my ears, that's how I'm going to treat you.

Numbers 15:30-36

"But if some person acts with a high hand, whether a native-born or a resident alien, he blasphemes God, and that person is to be eliminated from among his people.

Numbers 16:31-35

Just as he finished saying all these things, the ground under them split open.

Numbers 16:49

Those who died due to the plague numbered 14,700, not counting those who died due to the matter with Korah.

Numbers 20:11-12

Then Moses raised his hand and struck the rock twice with his rod. Lots of water gushed out, and both the community and their cattle were able to drink.

Numbers 21:6

In response, the LORD sent poisonous serpents among the people to bite them. As a result, many people of Israel died.

Numbers 25:9

24,000 people died because of the plague.

Deuteronomy 4:3-4

You saw with your own eyes what he did in Baal Peor. The LORD your God exterminated from among you every man who followed Baal of Peor.

Deuteronomy 32:2

May my instructions descend like rain and may my words flow like dew, as light rain upon the grass, and as showers upon new plants.

Psalm 68:17

God's chariots were many thousands. The Lord was there with them at Sinai in holiness.

1 Corinthians 10:5-12

But God wasn't pleased with most of those people, and so they were struck down in the wilderness.

Hebrews 1:1

God, having spoken in former times in fragmentary and varied fashion to our forefathers by the prophets,

Hebrews 11:6

Now without faith it is impossible to please God, for whoever comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who diligently search for him.

Jude 1:5

Now I want to remind you, even though you are fully aware of these things, that the Lord who once saved his people from the land of Egypt later destroyed those who did not believe.

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