Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 perhaps anyone of you should seem to have come short of a promise of entering into his rest. 2 For indeed we have had good news preached to us, even as they also did, but the word they heard didn't profit them, because it wasn't mixed with faith by those who heard.


Cross References

Hebrews 12:15

looking carefully lest there be any man who falls short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and many be defiled by it;

Proverbs 28:14

Blessed is the man who always fears; but one who hardens his heart falls into trouble.

Romans 3:3-4

For what if some were without faith? Will their lack of faith nullify the faithfulness of God?

Matthew 7:21-23

Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven; but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 7:26-27

Everyone who hears these words of mine, and doesn't do them will be like a foolish man, who built his house on the sand.

Luke 12:45-46

But if that servant says in his heart, 'My lord delays his coming,' and begins to beat the menservants and the maidservants, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken,

Luke 13:25-30

When once the master of the house has risen up, and has shut the door, and you begin to stand outside, and to knock at the door, saying, 'Lord, Lord, open to us!' then he will answer and tell you, 'I don't know you or where you come from.'

Romans 3:23

for all have sinned, and fall short of the glory of God;

Romans 11:20

True; by their unbelief they were broken off, and you stand by your faith. Don't be conceited, but fear;

1 Corinthians 9:26-27

I therefore run like that, as not uncertainly. I fight like that, as not beating the air,

1 Corinthians 10:12

Therefore let him who thinks he stands be careful that he doesn't fall.

2 Timothy 2:13

If we are faithless, he remains faithful. He can't deny himself."

Hebrews 2:1-3

Therefore we ought to pay greater attention to the things that were heard, lest perhaps we drift away.

Hebrews 3:11

as I swore in my wrath, 'They will not enter into my rest.'"

Hebrews 4:3-5

For we who have believed do enter into that rest, even as he has said, "As I swore in my wrath, they will not enter into my rest;" although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.

Hebrews 4:9

There remains therefore a Sabbath rest for the people of God.

Hebrews 4:11

Let us therefore give diligence to enter into that rest, lest anyone fall after the same example of disobedience.

Hebrews 12:25

See that you don't refuse him who speaks. For if they didn't escape when they refused him who warned on the Earth, how much more will we not escape who turn away from him who warns from heaven,

Hebrews 13:7

Remember your leaders, men who spoke to you the word of God, and considering the results of their conduct, imitate their faith.

Numbers 14:34

After the number of the days in which you spied out the land, even forty days, for every day a year, you will bear your iniquities, even forty years, and you will know my alienation.'

1 Samuel 2:30

"Therefore Yahweh, the God of Israel, says, 'I said indeed that your house, and the house of your father, should walk before me forever.' But now Yahweh says, 'Be it far from me; for those who honor me I will honor, and those who despise me shall be lightly esteemed.

Proverbs 14:16

A wise man fears, and shuns evil, but the fool is hotheaded and reckless.

Jeremiah 32:40

and I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from following them, to do them good; and I will put my fear in their hearts, that they may not depart from me.

Matthew 24:48-3

But if that evil servant should say in his heart, 'My lord is delaying his coming,'

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