Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

so that ye may not become lazy, but imitators of those who, through faith and longsuffering, inherit the promises.

New American Standard Bible

so that you will not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

King James Version

That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

Holman Bible

so that you won’t become lazy but will be imitators of those who inherit the promises through faith and perseverance.

International Standard Version

Then, instead of being lazy, you will imitate those who are inheriting the promises through faith and patience.

American Standard Version

that ye be not sluggish, but imitators of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

Amplified

so that you will not be [spiritually] sluggish, but [will instead be] imitators of those who through faith [lean on God with absolute trust and confidence in Him and in His power] and by patient endurance [even when suffering] are [now] inheriting the promises.

An Understandable Version

We do not want you people to be [spiritually] slack, but to imitate those who will inherit [God's] promises because of their faith and patience.

Anderson New Testament

that you may not become slothful, but imitators of those who, through faith and patience, inherit the promises.

Bible in Basic English

So that you may not be slow in heart, but may take as your example those to whom God has given their heritage, because of their faith and their long waiting.

Common New Testament

so that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but imitate the example of those who by faith and patience have obtain'd the inheritance that was promis'd to them.

Darby Translation

that ye be not sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience have been inheritors of the promises.

Godbey New Testament

in order that you may not be dull, but imitators of those who through faith and longsufferings do inherit the promises.

Goodspeed New Testament

so that you may never grow careless, but may learn to follow the example of those who through their faith and endurance are the possessors of God's promises.

John Wesley New Testament

That ye be not slothful, but followers of them, who through faith and long suffering inherited the promises.

Julia Smith Translation

That ye be not sluggish, but imitators of them inheriting the promises by faith and longsnffering.

King James 2000

That you be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

Lexham Expanded Bible

in order that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who inherit the promises through faith and patience.

Modern King James verseion

that you be not slothful, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that ye faint not, but follow them which through faith and patience inherit the promises.

Moffatt New Testament

so that instead of being slack you may imitate those who inherit the promises by their stedfast faith.

Montgomery New Testament

Then do not become slack, but be imitators of those who through faith and patience are inheriting the promises.

NET Bible

so that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and perseverance inherit the promises.

New Heart English Bible

that you won't be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherited the promises.

Noyes New Testament

that ye may not become slothful, but imitators of those who through faith and endurance inherit the promises.

Sawyer New Testament

that you be not stupid, but followers of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

The Emphasized Bible

In order that, not slothful, ye may become, but imitators of them who, through faith and patience, were becoming heirs of the promises.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that ye be not slothful, but imitators of those who, by faith and long suffering, are inheriting the promises.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Then you will not show yourselves slow to learn, but you will copy those who, through faith and patience, are now entering upon the enjoyment of God's promises.

Webster

That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

Weymouth New Testament

so that you may not become half-hearted, but be imitators of those who through faith and patient endurance are now heirs to the promises.

Williams New Testament

so that you may not grow careless, but may follow the example of those who through their faith and patient endurance are now possessors of the blessings promised.

World English Bible

that you won't be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherited the promises.

Worrell New Testament

that ye may not become slothful, but imitators of those who, through faith and long-suffering, inherit the promises.

Worsley New Testament

that ye would not be sluggish, but imitators of them who through faith and patience are inheriting the promises.

Youngs Literal Translation

that ye may not become slothful, but followers of those who through faith and patient endurance are inheriting the promises.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ye be
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

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

νωθρός 
Nothros 
Usage: 2

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

μιμητής 
Mimetes 
Usage: 7

of them who
κληρονομέω 
Kleronomeo 
Usage: 14

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

and

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

μακροθυμία 
Makrothumia 
Usage: 14

κληρονομέω 
Kleronomeo 
Usage: 14

References

Context Readings

A Serious Warning Against Falling Away

11 And we earnestly desire each of you to show the same diligence toward the full assurance of the hope until the end, 12 so that ye may not become lazy, but imitators of those who, through faith and longsuffering, inherit the promises. 13 For God who promised to Abraham, since he had none greater to swear by, swore by himself,



Cross References

Hebrews 10:36

For ye have need of perseverance, so that, having done the will of God, ye may receive the promise.

Hebrews 13:7

Remember those who lead you, men who spoke the word of God to you, of whom, carefully observing the outcome of their conduct, imitate the faith--

Hebrews 1:14

Are they not all ministering spirits sent forth for service for the sake of those who are going to inherit salvation?

Revelation 13:10

If any man keeps in captivity, he goes. If any man kills with a sword, he must be killed with a sword. Here is the perseverance and the faith of the sanctified.

Proverbs 12:24

The hand of the diligent shall bear rule, but the slothful shall be put under task work.

Proverbs 13:4

The soul of the sluggard desires, and has nothing, but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the sluggard is as a hedge of thorns, but the path of the upright is made a highway.

Proverbs 18:9

He also that is slack in his work is brother to him that is a destroyer.

Proverbs 24:30-34

I went by the field of the sluggard, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding.

Song of Songs 1:8

If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, and feed thy kids beside the shepherds' tents.

Jeremiah 6:16

Thus says LORD, Stand ye in the ways and see. And ask for the old paths where is the good way. And walk in it, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk.

Matthew 22:32

I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? God is not God of the dead, but of the living.

Matthew 25:26

But having answered, his lord said to him, Thou evil and lazy bondman, thou knew that I reap where I sowed not, and gather from where I did not scatter.

Luke 8:15

But those in the good ground, these are those who in an good and right heart, having heard the word, hold it firm, and bring forth fruit in perseverance.

Luke 16:22

And it came to pass for the poor man to die and be carried by the heavenly agents to Abraham's bosom. And the rich man also died and was buried.

Luke 20:37-38

But that the dead are raised, even Moses showed at the Bush when he calls Lord, the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.

Romans 2:7

to those who indeed seek by perseverance of good work, glory and esteem and immortality--eternal life--

Romans 4:12

and father of those of circumcision, to those not only of circumcision, but also to those who march in the steps of faith--of that during the uncircumcision of our father Abraham.

Romans 8:25-26

But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait through patience.

Romans 12:11

not lazy in diligence, being fervent in the Spirit serving the Lord,

1 Thessalonians 1:3

remembering without ceasing your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope of our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father.

2 Thessalonians 1:4

So as for us ourselves to have pride in you in the congregations of God, for your perseverance and faith in all your persecutions and in the tribulations that ye endure,

Hebrews 5:11

About whom, much subject matter from us is also difficult to explain, since ye have become sluggish in hearing.

Hebrews 6:15

And this way, having patiently endured, he obtained the promise.

Hebrews 11:8-17

By faith Abraham, when called, obeyed to go out to the place that he was going to take for an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going.

Hebrews 11:33

who, through faith, conquered kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, closed the mouths of lions,

Hebrews 12:1

Therefore we also, having so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, having put off every weight and cleverly entangling sin, let us run by perseverance the contest being set before us.

James 1:3

knowing that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.

James 5:10-11

Take an example, my brothers, of evil-suffering and longsuffering, the prophets who spoke in the name of Lord.

1 Peter 3:5-6

For this way formerly also, the holy women, trusting in God, adorned themselves, being subordinate to their own husbands,

2 Peter 1:10

Therefore, brothers, instead be diligent to make your calling and selection sure, for doing these things, ye would, no, not ever stumble.

1 John 2:25

And this is the promise that he promised us: the eternal life.

Revelation 14:12-13

Here is the perseverance of the sanctified. Here are those who keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.

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