Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Wherefore, leaving the word of the beginning of the Christ, let us go on to what belongs to full growth, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and faith in God,

New American Standard Bible

Therefore leaving the elementary teaching about the Christ, let us press on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God,

King James Version

Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

Holman Bible

Therefore, leaving the elementary message about the Messiah, let us go on to maturity, not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, faith in God,

International Standard Version

Therefore, leaving behind the elementary teachings about the Messiah, let us continue to be carried along to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead actions, faith toward God,

A Conservative Version

Therefore having left the word of the primacy of Christ, let us be brought forward to perfection, not again laying a foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

American Standard Version

Wherefore leaving the doctrine of the first principles of Christ, let us press on unto perfection; not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

Amplified

Therefore let us go on and get past the elementary stage in the teachings and doctrine of Christ (the Messiah), advancing steadily toward the completeness and perfection that belong to spiritual maturity. Let us not again be laying the foundation of repentance and abandonment of dead works (dead formalism) and of the faith [by which you turned] to God,

An Understandable Version

So, we should leave the basic principles of Christ's teaching and go on to maturity. [We should] not lay again a foundation of repentance [i.e., turning away] from deeds of death [i.e., acts that lead to spiritual death or that spring from a spiritually dead person], and of faith in God;

Anderson New Testament

Therefore, omitting the elementary Christian teaching, let us go on to the perfection of Christian instruction, not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

Bible in Basic English

For this reason let us go on from the first things about Christ to full growth; not building again that on which it is based, that is, the turning of the heart from dead works, and faith in God,

Common New Testament

Therefore let us leave the elementary teachings about Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

Daniel Mace New Testament

Therefore omitting for the present the principles of the christian doctrine, we shall proceed to something more sublime, without mentioning those fundamental articles of repentance from destructive vices, and of divine faith:

Godbey New Testament

Therefore having left the word of the beginning of Christ, let us be carried to perfection; not again laying the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

Goodspeed New Testament

Let us therefore leave elementary Christian teaching alone and advance toward maturity. We must not be always relaying foundations, of repentance for wrong-doing, and of faith in God,

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on to perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore, leaving now the word of the beginning of the establishment of the Christ, let us go on unto perfection, not laying again the foundation of repentance from works of death, and of faith in God,

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore having left the word of the beginning of Christ, we should go on to perfection; not again laying down the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

King James 2000

Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto maturity; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, leaving behind the elementary message about Christ, let us move on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and faith in God,

Modern King James verseion

Therefore, having left the discourse of the beginning of Christ, let us go on to full growth, not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore, let us leave the doctrine pertaining to the beginning of a Christian man, and let us go unto perfection, and now no more lay the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

Moffatt New Testament

Let us pass on then to what is mature, leaving elementary Christian doctrine behind, instead of laying the foundation over again with repentance from dead works, with faith in God,

Montgomery New Testament

So let us get beyond the teaching of the elementary doctrines of Christ, and let us be borne along toward what is mature. Let us not be continually laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works,

NET Bible

Therefore we must progress beyond the elementary instructions about Christ and move on to maturity, not laying this foundation again: repentance from dead works and faith in God,

New Heart English Bible

Therefore leaving the doctrine of the first principles of Christ, let us press on to perfection?not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works, of faith toward God,

Noyes New Testament

Let us then, leaving the first principles of the doctrine of Christ, press on to perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

Sawyer New Testament

Wherefore leaving the account of the beginning of Christ, let us go on to perfection, not laying again the foundation of a change of mind from dead works, and of faith in God,

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore, dismissing the elementary discourse concerning the Christ, unto maturity, let us be tending, not, again, a foundation, laying down - of repentance from dead works, and of faith towards God,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

WHEREFORE, desisting from initiatory discourse respecting Christ, let us advance towards perfection; not again laying a foundation of repentance from dead works, and faith in God,

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore, let us leave behind the elementary teaching about the Christ and press on to perfection, not always laying over again a foundation of repentance for a lifeless formality, of faith in God--

Webster

Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on to perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith towards God,

Weymouth New Testament

Therefore leaving elementary instruction about the Christ, let us advance to mature manhood and not be continually re-laying a foundation of repentance from lifeless works and of faith in God,

Williams New Testament

So then let us once for all quit the elementary teaching about Christ and continue progressing toward maturity; let us stop relaying a foundation of repentance from works that mean only death, and of faith in God,

World English Bible

Therefore leaving the teaching of the first principles of Christ, let us press on to perfection -- not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works, of faith toward God,

Worrell New Testament

Wherefore, leaving the word of the beginning of Christ, let us press on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God,

Worsley New Testament

Wherefore omitting the discourse about the first principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us proceed to perfection: not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works,

Youngs Literal Translation

Wherefore, having left the word of the beginning of the Christ, unto the perfection we may advance, not again a foundation laying of reformation from dead works, and of faith on God,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
διό 
Dio 
Usage: 52

ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57

the principles of
ἀρχή 
Arche 
Usage: 42

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

of Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

let us go on
φέρω 
Phero 
Usage: 45

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

τελειότης 
Teleiotes 
Usage: 2

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

καταβάλλω 
Kataballo 
Usage: 3

πάλιν 
Palin 
Usage: 120

θεμέλιος 
themelios 
Usage: 13

μετάνοια 
metanoia 
Usage: 19

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

νεκρός 
Nekros 
Usage: 105

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

of faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

Devotionals

Devotionals about Hebrews 6:1

Images Hebrews 6:1

Context Readings

A Serious Warning Against Falling Away

1 Wherefore, leaving the word of the beginning of the Christ, let us go on to what belongs to full growth, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and faith in God, 2 of the doctrine of washings, and of imposition of hands, and of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment;


Cross References

Hebrews 9:14

how much rather shall the blood of the Christ, who by the eternal Spirit offered himself spotless to God, purify your conscience from dead works to worship the living God?

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is as the shining light, going on and brightening until the day be fully come.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek ye Jehovah while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near.

Ezekiel 18:30-32

Therefore I will judge you, house of Israel, every one according to his ways, saith the Lord Jehovah. Return ye, and turn from all your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your snare.

Zechariah 12:10

And I will pour upon the house of David and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem the spirit of grace and of supplications; and they shall look on me whom they pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for an only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.

Matthew 3:2

and saying, Repent, for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn nigh.

Matthew 4:17

From that time began Jesus to preach and to say, Repent, for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn nigh.

Matthew 5:48

Be ye therefore perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Matthew 7:25

and the rain came down, and the streams came, and the winds blew and fell upon that house, and it did not fall, for it had been founded upon the rock.

Matthew 21:29

And he answering said, I will not; but afterwards repenting himself he went.

Matthew 21:32

For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not; but the tax-gatherers and the harlots believed him; but ye when ye saw it repented not yourselves afterwards to believe him.

Mark 1:1

Beginning of the glad tidings of Jesus Christ, Son of God;

Mark 6:12

And they went forth and preached that they should repent;

Luke 6:48

He is like a man building a house, who dug and went deep, and laid a foundation on the rock; but a great rain coming, the stream broke upon that house, and could not shake it, for it had been founded on the rock.

John 1:1-3

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 5:24

Verily, verily, I say unto you, that he that hears my word, and believes him that has sent me, has life eternal, and does not come into judgment, but is passed out of death into life.

John 12:44

But Jesus cried and said, He that believes on me, believes not on me, but on him that sent me;

John 14:1

Let not your heart be troubled; ye believe on God, believe also on me.

Acts 2:38

And Peter said to them, Repent, and be baptised, each one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, for remission of sins, and ye will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 3:19

Repent therefore and be converted, for the blotting out of your sins, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord,

Acts 11:18

And when they heard these things they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then indeed God has to the nations also granted repentance to life.

Acts 17:30

God therefore, having overlooked the times of ignorance, now enjoins men that they shall all everywhere repent,

Acts 20:21

testifying to both Jews and Greeks repentance towards God, and faith towards our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 26:20

but have, first to those both in Damascus and Jerusalem, and to all the region of Judaea, and to the nations, announced that they should repent and turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance.

1 Corinthians 3:10-12

According to the grace of God which has been given to me, as a wise architect, I have laid the foundation, but another builds upon it. But let each see how he builds upon it.

1 Corinthians 13:10

but when that which is perfect has come, that which is in part shall be done away.

2 Corinthians 7:1

Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us purify ourselves from every pollution of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in God's fear.

2 Corinthians 7:10

For grief according to God works repentance to salvation, never to be regretted; but the grief of the world works death.

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are fornication, uncleanness, licentiousness,

Ephesians 2:1

and you, being dead in your offences and sins --

Ephesians 2:5

(we too being dead in offences,) has quickened us with the Christ, (ye are saved by grace,)

Ephesians 4:12

for the perfecting of the saints; with a view to the work of the ministry, with a view to the edifying of the body of Christ;

Philippians 3:12-15

Not that I have already obtained the prize, or am already perfected; but I pursue, if also I may get possession of it, seeing that also I have been taken possession of by Christ Jesus.

Colossians 1:28

whom we announce, admonishing every man, and teaching every man, in all wisdom, to the end that we may present every man perfect in Christ.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of you, the bondman of Christ Jesus, salutes you, always combating earnestly for you in prayers, to the end that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.

1 Timothy 3:16

And confessedly the mystery of piety is great. God has been manifested in flesh, has been justified in the Spirit, has appeared to angels, has been preached among the nations, has been believed on in the world, has been received up in glory.

1 Timothy 6:19

laying by for themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold of what is really life.

2 Timothy 2:19

Yet the firm foundation of God stands, having this seal, The Lord knows those that are his; and, Let every one who names the name of the Lord withdraw from iniquity.

2 Timothy 2:25-26

in meekness setting right those who oppose, if God perhaps may sometime give them repentance to acknowledgment of the truth,

Hebrews 5:12-14

For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have again need that one should teach you what are the elements of the beginning of the oracles of God, and are become such as have need of milk, and not of solid food.

Hebrews 7:11

If indeed then perfection were by the Levitical priesthood, for the people had their law given to them in connexion with it, what need was there still that a different priest should arise according to the order of Melchisedec, and not be named after the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 11:6

But without faith it is impossible to please him. For he that draws near to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them who seek him out.

Hebrews 12:13

and make straight paths for your feet, that that which is lame be not turned aside; but that rather it may be healed.

James 1:4

But let endurance have its perfect work, that ye may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

1 Peter 1:21

who by him do believe on God, who has raised him from among the dead and given him glory, that your faith and hope should be in God.

1 Peter 5:10

But the God of all grace who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, when ye have suffered for a little while, himself shall make perfect, stablish, strengthen, ground:

1 John 4:12

No one has seen God at any time: if we love one another, God abides in us, and his love is perfected in us.

1 John 5:10-13

He that believes on the Son of God has the witness in himself; he that does not believe God has made him a liar, because he has not believed in the witness which God has witnessed concerning his Son.

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