Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For indeed we have had good news preached to us, just as they also; but the word they heard did not profit them, because it was not united by faith in those who heard.

King James Version

For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.

Holman Bible

For we also have received the good news just as they did; but the message they heard did not benefit them, since they were not united with those who heard it in faith

International Standard Version

because we have had the good news told to us as well as to them. But the message they heard did not help them, because they were not united by faith with those who listened to it.

A Conservative Version

For we also are having good-news preached, just as also those men, but the word of hearing did not benefit those men, not having been mixed together with faith in those who heard.

American Standard Version

For indeed we have had good tidings preached unto us, even as also they: but the word of hearing did not profit them, because it was not united by faith with them that heard.

Amplified

For indeed we have had the glad tidings [Gospel of God] proclaimed to us just as truly as they [the Israelites of old did when the good news of deliverance from bondage came to them]; but the message they heard did not benefit them, because it was not mixed with faith (with the leaning of the entire personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness) by those who heard it; neither were they united in faith with the ones [Joshua and Caleb] who heard (did believe).

An Understandable Version

For we [Christians] have had the good news [about resting with God] preached to us, just as the Israelites [had good news proclaimed to them. See 1:16-19]. But the message they heard did not benefit them, because it was not coupled with faith by those who heard it.

Anderson New Testament

For we have had the good news preached to us, even as they had: but the word preached did not profit them, for it was not mixed with faith in those who heard it.

Bible in Basic English

And, truly, the good news came to us, even as it did to them; but the hearing of the word did them no good, because they were not united in faith with the true hearers.

Common New Testament

For we also have had the good news preached to us, just as they did; but the message they heard was of no value to them, because those who heard did not combine it with faith.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for to us was the good promise made, as well as to them: but the word address'd to them was not effectually receiv'd with faith by those that heard it.

Darby Translation

For indeed we have had glad tidings presented to us, even as they also; but the word of the report did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in those who heard.

Godbey New Testament

For we truly have had the gospel preached unto us, as they did also: but the word of hearing did not profit them, not being mixed with faith to those hearing.

Goodspeed New Testament

For we have had good news preached to us, just as they did, but the message they heard did them no good because they did not agree through faith with what they heard.

John Wesley New Testament

For unto us hath the gospel been preached as well as unto them; but the word heard did not profit them, not being mixt with faith in those that heard it.

Julia Smith Translation

For we also were announced of the good news, as well as they: but the word of the report profited them not, not being mixed with faith to them having heard.

King James 2000

For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{For we also have had the good news proclaimed to us}, just as those also [did], but the message {they heard} did not benefit them, [because they] were not united with those who heard [it] in faith.

Modern King James verseion

For also we have had the gospel preached, as well as them. But the Word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in those who heard it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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.

Moffatt New Testament

For we have had the good news as well as they; only, the message they heard was of no use to them, because it did not meet with faith in the hearers.

Montgomery New Testament

For the Good News is come to us just as it did to them. But the message they heard was of no benefit to them, because they did not share the faith of those who gave heed to it.

NET Bible

For we had good news proclaimed to us just as they did. But the message they heard did them no good, since they did not join in with those who heard it in faith.

New Heart English Bible

For indeed we have had good news preached to us, even as they also did, but the word they heard did not profit them, because they were not united by faith with those who heard.

Noyes New Testament

For to us were glad tidings addressed, as well as to them; but the word which was heard did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in those who heard it.

Sawyer New Testament

For we have also received the good news as they did; but the word of the report did not profit them, not being accompanied with faith in those who heard.

The Emphasized Bible

For we have had delivered to us the joyful message, just as even, they; but the word which was heard did not profit them, they not having been blended, by faith, with the things heard.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For we are hearing the same gospel preached as they did; but the word heard did not profit them, not being incorporated by faith with those who heard it.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For we have had the Good News told us just as they had. But the Message which they heard did them no good, since they did not share the faith of those who were attentive to it.

Webster

For to us was the gospel preached, as well as to them: but the word which they heard did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.

Weymouth New Testament

For Good News has been brought to us as truly as to them; but the message they heard failed to benefit them, because they were not one in faith with those who gave heed to it.

Williams New Testament

For we have had the good news told to us as well as they, but the message heard did them no good, because they were not by faith made one with those who heeded it.

World English Bible

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.

Worrell New Testament

For, indeed, we have had the Gospel proclaimed to us, even as also they; but the word which they heard did not profit them, not having been mingled with faith on the part of those who heard.

Worsley New Testament

for we are graciously offered it, as they also were. But the word, which they heard, did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.

Youngs Literal Translation

for we also are having good news proclaimed, even as they, but the word heard did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in those who heard,

Interlinear

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

εὐαγγελίζω 
Euaggelizo 
Usage: 50

us was
ἐσμέν 
Esmen 
Usage: 50

εὐαγγελίζω 
Euaggelizo 
Usage: 50

as well as
καθάπερ 
Kathaper 
as, even as, as well as
Usage: 13

κακεῖνος 
Kakeinos 
and he, and they, he also, and them, and the other, and him, they also, him also,
Usage: 9

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

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

ἀκοή 
Akoe 
Usage: 21

did
ὠφελέω 
Opheleo 
Usage: 8

not
οὐ 
Ou 
μή 
me 
not, no, cannot ,
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 1032
Usage: 493

ὠφελέω 
Opheleo 
Usage: 8

ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

being mixed with
συγκεράννυμι 
Sugkerannumi 
Usage: 2

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Hebrews 4:2

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

The Rest That Remains For The People Of God

1 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. 2 For indeed we have had good news preached to us, just as they also; but the word they heard did not profit them, because it was not united by faith in those who heard. 3 (For we who have believed do enter into the rest) as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, they shall not enter into my rest although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.


Cross References

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this cause also we thank God without ceasing, that having received from us the word to hear from God, ye received it not as the word of men, (but as it is in truth) the word of God, which effectually works in you that believe.

Acts 3:26

Unto you first, God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, that each one of you might turn from his iniquities.

Acts 13:46

Then Paul and Barnabas speaking with freedom, said, It was necessary indeed that the word of God should first have been spoken to you; but seeing ye put it from you and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we turn to the Gentiles.

Romans 2:25

For circumcision verily profits if thou keep the law, but if thou art a rebel to the law, thy circumcision is made into a foreskin.

Romans 10:16-17

But not everyone hearkens unto the gospel. For Isaiah says, Lord, who has believed our report?

1 Corinthians 13:3

And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor and though I give my body to be burned and have not charity, it profits me nothing.

Galatians 3:8

And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles through faith, evangelized Abraham in advance, saying, In thee shall all the Gentiles be blessed.

Galatians 4:13

Ye know how through weakness of the flesh I preached the gospel unto you at the first.

1 Thessalonians 1:5

For our gospel did not come unto you in word only, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and in full assurance as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake.

2 Thessalonians 2:12-13

that they all might be condemned who did not believe the truth, but consented to the iniquity.

1 Timothy 4:8

For bodily exercise profits a little, but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come.

Hebrews 3:12

Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unfaithfulness, to depart from the living God.

Hebrews 3:18-19

And to whom he swore that they should not enter into his rest, but to those that disobeyed?

Hebrews 4:6

Seeing, therefore, it remains that some must enter therein, and those to whom it was first preached did not enter in because of disobedience;

Hebrews 11:6

But without faith it is impossible to please God; for he that comes to God must believe that he is and that he is a rewarder of those that diligently seek him.

James 1:21

So then, leave all uncleanness and remains of malice and receive with meekness the word ingested within you, which is able to cause your souls to be saved.

1 Peter 1:12

Unto whom it was revealed that not unto themselves, but unto us they did administer the things, which are now announced unto you by those that have preached the gospel unto you by the Holy Spirit sent down from heaven, which things the angels desire to look into.

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