Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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,

International Standard Version

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

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 Therefore we ought to pay greater attention to the things that were heard, lest perhaps we drift away. 2 For if the word spoken through angels proved steadfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense; 3 how will we escape if we neglect so great a salvation -- which at the first having been spoken through the Lord, was confirmed to us by those who heard;


Cross References

Acts 7:53

You received the law as it was ordained by angels, and didn't keep it!"

Hebrews 10:28

A man who disregards Moses' law dies without compassion on the word of two or three witnesses.

Galatians 3:19

What then is the law? It was added because of transgressions, until the seed should come to whom the promise has been made. It was ordained through angels by the hand of a mediator.

Hebrews 10:35

Therefore don't throw away your boldness, which has a great reward.

Hebrews 11:26

accounting the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he looked to the reward.

Deuteronomy 17:2

If there be found in the midst of you, within any of your gates which Yahweh your God gives you, man or woman, who does that which is evil in the sight of Yahweh your God, in transgressing his covenant,

Deuteronomy 17:5

then you shall bring forth that man or that woman, who has done this evil thing, to your gates, even the man or the woman; and you shall stone them to death with stones.

Deuteronomy 17:12

The man who does presumptuously, in not listening to the priest who stands to minister there before Yahweh your God, or to the judge, even that man shall die: and you shall put away the evil from Israel.

Deuteronomy 27:26

Cursed is he who doesn't confirm the words of this law to do them.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'"

Exodus 32:27-28

He said to them, "Thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel, 'Every man put his sword on his thigh, and go back and forth from gate to gate throughout the camp, and every man kill his brother, and every man his companion, and every man his neighbor.'"

Leviticus 10:1-2

Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, each took his censer, and put fire in it, and laid incense on it, and offered strange fire before Yahweh, which he had not commanded them.

Leviticus 24:14-16

"Bring out of the camp him who cursed; and let all who heard him lay their hands on his head, and let all the congregation stone him.

Numbers 11:33

While the flesh was yet between their teeth, before it was chewed, the anger of Yahweh was kindled against the people, and Yahweh struck the people with a very great plague.

Numbers 14:28-37

Tell them, 'As I live, says Yahweh, surely as you have spoken in my ears, so will I do to you:

Numbers 15:30-36

"'But the soul who does anything with a high hand, whether he is native-born or a foreigner, the same blasphemes Yahweh; and that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

Numbers 16:31-35

It happened, as he made an end of speaking all these words, that the ground split apart that was under them;

Numbers 16:49

Now those who died by the plague were fourteen thousand and seven hundred, besides those who died about the matter of Korah.

Numbers 20:11-12

Moses lifted up his hand, and struck the rock with his rod twice: and water came forth abundantly, and the congregation drank, and their livestock.

Numbers 21:6

Yahweh sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people; and many people of Israel died.

Numbers 25:9

Those who died by the plague were twenty-four thousand.

Deuteronomy 4:3-4

Your eyes have seen what Yahweh did because of Baal Peor; for all the men who followed Baal Peor, Yahweh your God has destroyed them from the midst of you.

Deuteronomy 32:2

My doctrine shall drop as the rain. My speech shall condense as the dew, as the small rain on the tender grass, as the showers on the herb.

Psalm 68:17

The chariots of God are tens of thousands and thousands of thousands. The Lord is among them, from Sinai, into the sanctuary.

1 Corinthians 10:5-12

However with most of them, God was not well pleased, for they were overthrown in the wilderness.

Hebrews 1:1

God, having in the past spoken to the fathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways,

Hebrews 11:6

Without faith it is impossible to be well pleasing to him, for he who comes to God must believe that he exists, and that he is a rewarder of those who seek him.

Jude 1:5

Now I desire to remind you, though you already know this, that the Lord, having saved a people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed those who didn't believe.

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