1 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:
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.
1 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,
2 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.
2 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.
2 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.
3 For we who believe shall enter into rest, as He said above, "So I sware in my wrath, they shall not enter into my rest:" though the works of creation were finished from the foundation of the world:
3 For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.
3 (for we who have believed enter the rest), in keeping with what(c) He has said:So I swore in My anger,they will not enter My rest.(B)(d)And yet His works have been finished since the foundation of the world,
3 We who have believed are entering that rest, just as he has said, "So in my anger I swore a solemn oath that they would never enter my rest,"
4 for it is thus said concerning the seventh day, "And God rested the seventh day from all his works."
4 For he spake in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works.
4 even though his actions had been finished since the creation of the world. Somewhere he has spoken about the seventh day as follows: "On the seventh day God rested from all his actions,"
5 And yet in this place, "They shall not enter into my rest."
5 And in this place again, If they shall enter into my rest.
5 and again in this passage, "They will never enter my rest."
6 Seeing therefore it remaineth that some are to enter into it, and they to whom it was at first offered did not enter because of their unbelief,
6 Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and they to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief:
6 Therefore, since it is still true that some will enter it, and since those who once heard the good news failed to enter it because of their disobedience,
7 He appoints a certain day, called To-day, saying by David so long after, (as it is recorded) "To-day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts."
7 Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.
7 he again fixes a definite day "Today" - saying long afterward through David, as already quoted, "Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts."
8 For if Joshua had given them the rest, He would not afterwards have spoken of another day.
8 For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward have spoken of another day.
8 For if Joshua had given them rest, he would not have spoken later about another day.
10 for he that is entered into his rest, hath also himself ceased from his works, as God did from his.
10 For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his.
10 because the one who enters God's rest has himself rested from his own actions, just as God did from his.
11 Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, least any one fall after the same example of unbelief.
11 Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.
11 Let us then make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will fall into the same pattern of disobedience.
11 Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one may fail by following their example of disobedience.
12 For the word of God is lively and efficacious, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing of soul and spirit, and of the very joints and marrow, and judging the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
12 For (Q)the word of God is (R)living and (S)active and sharper than any two-edged (T)sword, and piercing as far as the division of (U)soul and (V)spirit, of both joints and marrow, and (W)able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
12 For the word of God is living and effective(H) and sharper than any double-edged sword,(I) penetrating as far as the separation of soul and spirit, joints and marrow. It is able to judge the ideas and thoughts of the heart.(J)
12 For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any double-edged sword, piercing until it divides soul and spirit, joints and marrow, as it judges the thoughts and purposes of the heart.
13 And there is no creature concealed from his sight: but all things are naked and open to the eyes of Him, to whom we are to give an account.
13 Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.
13 No creature can hide from him, but everyone is exposed and helpless before the eyes of the one to whom we must give a word of explanation.
14 Having therefore a great high-priest, that is passed into the heavens, even Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession:
14 Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.
14 Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has gone to heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us live our lives consistent with our confession of faith.
15 for we have not an high-priest who cannot sympathize with our infirmities, but was in all respects tempted in like manner with us, yet without sin.
15 For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.
15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses. Instead, we have one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet he never sinned.
16 Let us therefore come with freedom to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace for our seasonable help.
16 Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
16 Therefore let us approach the throne of grace with boldness, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us at the proper time.
16 So let us keep on coming boldly to the throne of grace, so that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.
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