Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let us fear, therefore, lest any of us forsaking the promise of entering into his rest, should seem to come behind.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short of it.

King James Version

Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.

Holman Bible

Therefore, while the promise to enter His rest remains, let us fear that none of you should miss it.

International Standard Version

Therefore, as long as the promise of entering his rest remains valid, let us be afraid! Otherwise, some of you will fail to reach it,

A Conservative Version

Let us be afraid therefore, lest, a promise being left behind to enter into his rest, any of you should seem to have come short.

American Standard Version

Let us fear therefore, lest haply, a promise being left of entering into his rest, any one of you should seem to have come short of it.

Amplified

Therefore, while the promise of entering His rest still holds and is offered [today], let us be afraid [ to distrust it], lest any of you should think he has come too late and has come short of [reaching] it.

An Understandable Version

So, as long as God's promise of entering into a state of rest with Him [still] remains, we should fear that someone among you will appear [in the end] to have fallen short of [attaining] it. [Note: In this section "entering into rest" refers to Israel entering Canaan (verses 6, 8) and to Christians entering heaven (verses 3, 9). The "Sabbath day rest" is represented as a type of both].

Anderson New Testament

Let us fear, therefore, lest, as a promise of entering into his rest still remains, any of you should seem to come short of it.

Bible in Basic English

Let us then, though we still have God's word that we may come into his rest, go in fear that some of you may be unable to do so.

Common New Testament

Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest remains, let us fear lest any one of you be judged to have come short of it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Let us therefore fear, lest any of us by rejecting the promise of entring into his rest, should be excluded from it.

Darby Translation

Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left of entering into his rest, any one of you might seem to have failed of it.

Godbey New Testament

Then let us fear, lest at some time, the promise to enter into his rest having been left, some of you may appear to have come short.

Goodspeed New Testament

We ought therefore to fear that when the promise of admission to his Rest is still open, some one of you may be found to have failed to reach it.

John Wesley New Testament

Let us therefore fear, lest a promise being left us of entring into his rest, any of us should altogether come short of it.

Julia Smith Translation

Let us therefore fear, lest a solemn promise being left to come into his rest, any of you should seem to have failed.

King James 2000

Let us therefore fear, lest, although a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore let us fear, [while there] remains a promise of entering into his rest, that none of you appear to fall short of [it].

Modern King James verseion

Therefore, a promise being left to enter into His rest, let us fear lest any of you should seem to come short of it.

Moffatt New Testament

Well then, as the promise of entrance into his Rest is still left to us, let us be afraid of anyone being judged to have missed it.

Montgomery New Testament

Let us be on our guard, then, though there is a promise still standing of being admitted to his rest, lest any one of you should be found to have come short of it.

NET Bible

Therefore we must be wary that, while the promise of entering his rest remains open, none of you may seem to have come short of it.

New Heart English Bible

Let us fear therefore, lest perhaps anyone of you should seem to have come short of a promise of entering into his rest.

Noyes New Testament

Let us then fear, since a promise is still left us of entering into his rest, lest any one of you should appear to fail of obtaining it.

Sawyer New Testament

Let us fear, therefore, lest at any time a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any one of you should seem to come short.

The Emphasized Bible

Let us therefore fear, lest at any time, although there is left behind a promise of entering into his rest, - any one from amongst you should be deemed, to have come short;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

LET us fear then lest, though a promise be left of entering into his rest, any one of you should appear to fail of obtaining it.

Twentieth Century New Testament

We must, therefore, be very careful, though there is a promise still standing that we shall enter upon God's Rest, that none of you even appear to have missed it.

Webster

Let us therefore fear, lest a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.

Weymouth New Testament

Therefore let us be on our guard lest perhaps, while He still leaves us a promise of being admitted to His rest, some one of you should be found to have fallen short of it.

Williams New Testament

So let us fear that when the promise for us to be admitted to His rest is still remaining valid some one of you may be found to have missed it.

World English Bible

Let us fear therefore, lest perhaps anyone of you should seem to have come short of a promise of entering into his rest.

Worrell New Testament

Let us, therefore, fear, lest a promise still being left of entering into His rest, any one of you should seem to have come short of it.

Worsley New Testament

Let us therefore fear least a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of us should seem to fall short of it:

Youngs Literal Translation

We may fear, then, lest a promise being left of entering into His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let us
φοβέω 
Phobeo 
fear, be afraid, be afraid of, reverence,
Usage: 68

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

φοβέω 
Phobeo 
fear, be afraid, be afraid of, reverence,
Usage: 68

μήποτε μήποτε 
mepote 
lest, lest at any time, whether or not, lest haply , if peradventure, no ... not at all, not tr
Usage: 12

ἐπαγγελία 
Epaggelia 
Usage: 51

καταλείπω 
Kataleipo 
Usage: 22

us of entering
εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter, go, come in, go in, enter in, come, arise
Usage: 120

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

his

Usage: 0

κατάπαυσις 
Katapausis 
Usage: 9

any
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

you
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

δοκέω 
Dokeo 
Usage: 45

Devotionals

Devotionals about Hebrews 4:1

References

Images Hebrews 4:1

Context Readings

The Rest That Remains For The People Of God

1 Let us fear, therefore, lest any of us forsaking the promise of entering into his rest, should seem to come behind. 2 For unto us was it declared, as well as unto them. But it profited not them that they heard the word, because they which heard it coupled it not with faith.


Cross References

Hebrews 12:15

And look to, that no man be destitute of the grace of God, and that no root of bitterness spring up and trouble; and thereby many be defiled:

Proverbs 28:14

Well is him that standeth always in awe; as for him that hardeneth his heart, he shall fall into mischief.

Romans 3:3-4

What, then, though some of them did not believe? Shall their unbelief make the promise of God without effect?

Matthew 7:21-23

"Not all they that say unto me, 'Lord, Lord,' shall enter in to the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth my father's will which is in heaven.

Matthew 7:26-27

And whosoever heareth of me these sayings, and doeth them not the same, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand:

Luke 12:45-46

But and if the evil servant shall say in his heart, 'My master will defer his coming,' and shall begin to smite the servants, and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken:

Luke 13:25-30

When the good man of the house is risen up, and hath shut to the door, ye shall begin to stand without, and to knock at the door saying, 'Lord, Lord, open unto us.' And he shall answer and say unto you, 'I know you not whence ye are.'

Romans 3:23

There is no difference: For all have sinned, and lack the praise that is of valour before God:

Romans 11:20

Thou sayest well: because of unbelief they are broken off, and thou standest steadfast in faith. Be not high minded, but fear:

1 Corinthians 9:26-27

I therefore so run, not as at an uncertain thing. So fight I, not as one that beateth the air:

1 Corinthians 10:12

Wherefore, let him that thinketh he standeth, take heed lest he fall.

2 Timothy 2:13

If we believe not, yet abideth he faithful. He cannot deny himself.

Hebrews 2:1-3

Wherefore we ought to give the more heed to the things which we have heard, lest we perish.

Hebrews 3:11

so that I sware in my wrath, that they should not enter into my rest."

Hebrews 4:3-5

But we which have believed, do enter into his rest, as contrariwise he said to the other, "As I have sworn in my wrath, 'They shall not enter into my rest.'" And that spake he verily long after that the works were made, and the foundation of the world laid.

Hebrews 4:9

There remaineth therefore yet a rest to the people of God.

Hebrews 4:11

Let us study therefore to enter into that rest; lest any man fall, after the same example, into unbelief:

Hebrews 12:25

See that ye despise not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not which refused him that spake on earth; Much more shall we not escape, if we turn away from him that speaketh from heaven:

Hebrews 13:7

Remember them which have the oversight of you, which have declared unto you the word of God: consider the conversation of their living, the end of whose conversation see that ye look upon, and follow their faith.

Numbers 14:34

after the number of the days in which ye searched out the land forty days, and every day a year: so that they shall bear your unrighteousness forty years, and ye shall feel my vengeance.

1 Samuel 2:30

Wherefore the LORD God of Israel sayeth, 'I said that thine house and the house of thy father should have walked before me forever. But now the LORD sayeth that be far from me: for them that honoureth me I will honour, and they that despise me, shall not be regarded.

Proverbs 14:16

A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil; but a fool goeth on presumptuously.

Jeremiah 32:40

And I will set up an everlasting covenant with them; Namely: that I will never cease to do them good, and that I will put my fear in their hearts, so that they shall not run away from me.

Matthew 24:48-3

But and if that evil servant shall say in his heart, my master will defer his coming,

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