Parallel Verses

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,

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 get past the elementary stage in the teachings about the Christ, advancing on to maturity and perfection and spiritual completeness, [doing this] without laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward 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:

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,

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,

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,

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

Prayers for Hebrews 6:1

Context Readings

A Serious Warning Against Falling Away

1 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, 2 with the teaching of baptism and the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead and final judgment.


Cross References

Hebrews 9:14

how much more surely will the blood of the Christ, who with the eternal Spirit made himself an unblemished offering to God, purify our consciences from the old wrongdoing for the worship of the everliving God?

Hebrews 9:14

how much more surely will the blood of the Christ, who with the eternal Spirit made himself an unblemished offering to God, purify our consciences from the old wrongdoing for the worship of the everliving God?

Hebrews 9:14-7

how much more surely will the blood of the Christ, who with the eternal Spirit made himself an unblemished offering to God, purify our consciences from the old wrongdoing for the worship of the everliving God?

Hebrews 9:14-32

how much more surely will the blood of the Christ, who with the eternal Spirit made himself an unblemished offering to God, purify our consciences from the old wrongdoing for the worship of the everliving God?

Hebrews 9:14

how much more surely will the blood of the Christ, who with the eternal Spirit made himself an unblemished offering to God, purify our consciences from the old wrongdoing for the worship of the everliving God?

Matthew 3:2

"Repent!" he said, "for the Kingdom of Heaven is coming!"

Matthew 4:17

From that time Jesus began to preach and say, "Repent! for the Kingdom of Heaven is coming!"

Matthew 5:48

So you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is.

Matthew 7:25

And the rain fell, and the rivers rose, and the winds blew, and beat about that house, and it did not go down, for its foundations were on rock.

Matthew 21:29

And he answered, 'I will, sir,' but he did not go.

Matthew 21:32

For John came to you with a way of uprightness, and you would not believe him. The tax-collectors and prostitutes believed him, but even after seeing that, you would not change your minds and believe him!

Mark 1:1

The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ.

Mark 6:12

So they went out and preached that men should repent,

Luke 6:48

He is like a man who was building a house, who dug deep and laid his foundation upon the rock, and when there was a flood the torrent burst upon that house and could not shake it, because it was well built.

John 1:1-3

In the beginning the Word existed. The Word was with God, and the Word was divine.

John 5:24

I tell you, whoever listens to my message and believes him who has sent me, possesses eternal life, and will not come to judgment, but has already passed out of death into life.

John 12:44

But Jesus cried loudly, "Whoever believes in me, believes not in me but in him who has sent me;

John 14:1

"Your minds must not be troubled; you must believe in God, and believe in me.

Acts 2:38

Peter said to them, "You must repent, and every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ, in order to have your sins forgiven; then you will receive the gift of the holy Spirit,

Acts 3:19

So repent and turn to God, to have your sins wiped out, and happier times will come from the presence of the Lord,

Acts 11:18

When they heard this, they made no further objection, but they gave honor to God, and said, "Then God has given even the heathen repentance and the hope of life!"

Acts 17:30

While God overlooked those times of ignorance, he now calls upon all men everywhere to repent,

Acts 20:21

but earnestly urged Greeks as well as Jews to turn to God in repentance and to believe in our Lord Jesus.

Acts 26:20

but first to the people of Damascus and Jerusalem and then all over Judea, and even to the heathen I preached that they must repent and turn to God and live as men who have repented should.

1 Corinthians 3:10-12

Like an expert builder, I laid a foundation, as God commissioned me to do, and now someone else is building upon it. But let everyone be careful how he does so.

1 Corinthians 13:10

But when perfection comes, what is imperfect will pass away.

2 Corinthians 7:1

So since we have promises like these, dear friends, let us cleanse ourselves of everything that can defile body or spirit, and by reverence for God make our consecration complete.

2 Corinthians 7:10

For the pain that God approves results in a repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regrets; but the world's pain results in death.

Galatians 5:19-21

The things our physical nature does are clear enough??mmorality, impurity, licentiousness,

Ephesians 2:1

You also were dead because of the offenses and sins

Ephesians 2:5

he made us, dead as we were through our offenses, live again with the Christ. It is by his mercy that you have been saved.

Ephesians 4:12

in order to fit his people for the work of service, for building the body of Christ,

Philippians 3:12-15

Not that I have secured it yet, or already reached perfection, but I am pressing on to see if I can capture it, because I have been captured by Jesus Christ.

Colossians 1:28

And in spreading the news of him, we warn everyone and teach everyone all our wisdom, in order to bring everyone to Christian perfection.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, one of your own number, a slave of Christ Jesus, wishes to be remembered to you. He is always standing up for you in his prayers that you may stand fast, like men of mature convictions, whatever God's will for you may be.

1 Timothy 3:16

No one can deny the profundity of the divine truth of our religion! "He was revealed in flesh, He was vindicated by the Spirit, He was seen by the angels, He was proclaimed among the heathen, He was believed in throughout the world, He was taken up into glory."

1 Timothy 6:19

storing up a valuable treasure for themselves for the future, so as to grasp the life that is life indeed.

2 Timothy 2:19

Yet God's solid foundation stands unshaken, bearing this inscription, "The Lord knows those who belong to him," and "Everyone who uses the name of the Lord must give up evil."

2 Timothy 2:25-26

correcting his opponents with gentleness; for God may possibly let them repent and acknowledge the truth,

Hebrews 5:12-14

For although from the length of your Christian experience you ought to be teaching others, you actually need someone to teach you over again the very elements of Christian truth, and you have come to need milk instead of solid food.

Hebrews 7:11

Now if anything final had been really accomplished through the Levitical priesthood, for even the giving of the Law was based upon it, what further need would there have been of appointing a different priest of the priesthood of Melchizedek, instead of choosing one of the priesthood of Aaron?

Hebrews 11:6

but without faith it is impossible to please him; for whoever would approach God must have faith in his existence and in his willingness to reward those who try to find him.

Hebrews 12:13

And keep your feet in straight paths, so that limbs that are lame may not be dislocated but instead be cured.

James 1:4

and steadfastness must have full play, so that you may be fully and perfectly developed without any defects.

1 Peter 1:21

for the sake of you who through him trust in God, who raised him from the dead and showed him honor; and so your faith and hope rest on God.

1 Peter 5:10

And God, the giver of all mercy, who through your union with Christ has called you to his eternal glory, after you have suffered a little while will himself make you perfect, steadfast, and strong.

1 John 4:12

No one has ever seen God; yet if we love one another, God keeps in union with us and love for him attains perfection in our hearts.

1 John 5:10-13

Whoever believes in the Son of God possesses that testimony in his heart. Anyone who will not believe God has made him a liar, for he has refused to believe the testimony that God has borne to his Son.

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