Hebrews 6:1 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,


Parallel Verses

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,

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:

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,

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,

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

λόγος 
Logos 
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 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, 2 of faith in God, of the teaching regarding ablutions and the laying on of hands, of the resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment.


Cross References

Hebrews 9:14

how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through his eternal spirit offered himself free from blemish to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works unto the service of an ever-living God!

Matthew 3:2

"Repent," said he, "for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

Matthew 4:17

From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, "Repent for the kingdom of heaven is near."

Matthew 5:48

"You then must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect."

Matthew 7:25

"And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon the house, but it fell not, for it was founded upon the rock.

Matthew 21:29

"'I will go, sir,' he answered; yet he did not go.

Matthew 21:32

"For John came to you in the road of righteousness, and you did not give credence to him; but the tax-gatherers and the harlots gave credence to him. But you, although you saw this, did not even then change your minds and give credence to him.

Mark 1:1

Beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God;

Mark 6:12

So they fared forth and summoned men to repentance.

Luke 6:48

"He is like a man who is building a house who digged and went deep and laid a foundation upon rock. And, when a flood came, the torrent dashed against that house, but could not move, because it had been founded upon rock.

John 1:1-3

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

John 5:24

"I tell you solemnly that he who listens to my messages and believes Him who sent me, has eternal life. He will not come under condemnation, but has passed out of death into life.

John 12:44

Now Jesus, speaking in a loud voice, had said:

John 14:1

"Let not your hearts be troubled. You trust in God, trust in me also.

Acts 2:38

"Repent," answered Peter, "and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 3:19

"Repent then! and reform, from the blotting out of your sins, so that there may come times of refreshing from the presence of the Lord;

Acts 11:18

On hearing this they held their peace and glorified God, saying, "Forsooth then, to the Gentiles also God has granted repentance unto life."

Acts 17:30

"The times of ignorance God overlooked, but he now commands all men that they should all, everywhere, repent;

Acts 20:21

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

Acts 26:20

"but I proceeded to preach, first to those in Damascus, and then in Jerusalem and throughout all the country of Judea, and also to the Gentiles, that they must repent and turn to God and do deeds worthy of repentance.

1 Corinthians 3:10-12

According to the grace of God vouchsafed me, like a skillful master-builder, I have laid a foundation; but another will be building upon it. Let each take heed how he builds on it.

1 Corinthians 13:10

but when the perfect is come, then the perfect will be done away.

2 Corinthians 7:1

As these promises are ours, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body and of spirit, and perfect our holiness in the fear of God.

2 Corinthians 7:10

For your pain came from God, and so you took no harm from me. For the pain which is from God works repentance leading to salvation, a repentance never to be regretted. But the world's pain works death.

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the works of the flesh are manifest; such, for instance, as fornication, impurity, indecency,

Ephesians 2:1

And so God has given life to you Gentiles also, who were once dead in your trespasses and sins,

Ephesians 2:5

even while we were dead in our trespasses, made us live together with Christ (it is by grace you have been saved).

Ephesians 4:12

in order to equip the saints for the work of serving, for the building up of the Body of Christ??13 till we all come in the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to the maturity of manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ.

Philippians 3:12-15

I do not say that I have already won, or am already perfect, but I am passing on to lay hold on the prize for which also Christ has laid hold of me.

Colossians 1:28

Him I am ever proclaiming, warning every one and teaching every one, in all wisdom; that I may bring every man into his presence, full grown in Christ.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, one of yourselves, salutes you, a slave of Christ who is always agonizing for you in his prayers, that you may stand firm, mature, and fully assured in all the will of God.

1 Timothy 3:16

Yes! without contradiction, great is the mystery of godliness!

1 Timothy 6:19

laying up right good treasure for themselves in the world to come, in order that they may obtain the Life which is life indeed.

2 Timothy 2:19

Nevertheless God's firm foundation stands unshaken, bearing this inscription, THE LORD KNOWS THOSE WHO ARE HIS, and this also, LET EVERY ONE WHO NAMES THE NAME OF THE LORD RENOUNCE WICKEDNESS.

2 Timothy 2:25-26

He must be gentle when instructing opponents; for possibly God may give them a change of mind for the recognition of the truth,

Hebrews 5:12-14

And this too, although you ought by this time to be teaching others, you are still needing some one to teach you the very rudiments of divine revelation. You need milk, not solid food.

Hebrews 7:11

Now if there were perfection through the Levitical priesthood, (and it was under it that the people received the Law) why was it still necessary for another kind of priest to arise, after the order of Melchizedek, instead of being reckoned according to the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 11:6

now without faith it is impossible to please him; for he who comes to God must believe that he is, and that he ever rewards those who are seeking.

Hebrews 12:13

make straight path for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather be healed.

James 1:4

But let endurance have its perfect work, so that you may be perfect and entire, not lacking in anything.

1 Peter 1:21

Through him you believe in God who raised him from the dead and gave him glory; so that your faith and hope are now in God.

1 Peter 5:10

But the God of all grace, who has called us by Christ Jesus to share his eternal glory, will, after you have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.

1 John 4:12

No man has ever gazed on God; but if we love one another, God ever abides in us, and his love is perfected in us.

1 John 5:10-13

He who believes on the Son of God has the testimony in himself. He who does not believe God, has made him a liar, because he has not believed in the testimony that God has borne concerning his Son.



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