Parallel Verses

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.

A Conservative Version

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

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 But we desire that each one of you show the same diligence until the end for the fulfillment of your hope, 12 so that you will not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises. 13 For when God promised unto Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he swore by himself,



Cross References

Hebrews 10:36

for patience is necessary, so that after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.

Hebrews 13:7

Remember your pastors, who have spoken unto you the word of God, whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation:

Hebrews 1:14

Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth in service for the love of those who are the heirs of saving health?

Revelation 13:10

He that leads into captivity shall go into captivity; he that kills with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.

Proverbs 12:24

The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the negligent shall be under tribute.

Proverbs 13:4

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

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the slothful man is as a hedge of thorns, but the path of the righteous is made plain.

Proverbs 18:9

He also that is negligent in his work is brother to him that is the great spendthrift.

Proverbs 24:30-34

I went by the field of the slothful 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 forth, following the footprints of the flock and feed thy little female goats beside the booths of the shepherds.

Jeremiah 6:16

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

Matthew 22:32

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

Matthew 25:26

His lord answered and said unto him, Thou wicked and slothful slave, thou knewest that I reap where I did not sow and gather where I have not scattered;

Luke 8:15

But that on the good ground are those who in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it and bring forth fruit with patience.

Luke 16:22

And it came to pass that the beggar died and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom; the rich man also died and was buried;

Luke 20:37-38

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

Romans 2:7

to those who persevered in well doing, glory and honour and incorruption, to those who seek eternal life;

Romans 4:12

that he be the father of the circumcision: not only to those who are of the circumcision, but also unto those who walk in the steps of the faith that was in our father Abraham before he was circumcised.

Romans 8:25-26

But if we wait for that which we do not see, with patience we wait for it.

Romans 12:11

not slothful in earnest care, but fervent in the Spirit, serving the Lord,

1 Thessalonians 1:3

remembering without ceasing the work of your faith and labour and charity and of waiting with the hope of our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father,

2 Thessalonians 1:4

so that we ourselves glory in you in the congregations of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that ye endure and

Hebrews 5:11

Of whom we have many things to say and difficult to declare, seeing ye are hard of hearing.

Hebrews 6:15

And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise.

Hebrews 11:8-17

By faith Abraham, being called, hearkened to go out into the place which he should afterwards receive for an inheritance; and he went out, not knowing where he went.

Hebrews 11:33

who by faith won kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,

Hebrews 12:1

Therefore, seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, leaving behind all the weight of the sin which surrounds us, let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

James 1:3

knowing that the proving of your faith works patience,

James 5:10-11

Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience.

1 Peter 3:5-6

For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who waited upon God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands,

2 Peter 1:10

Therefore, brethren, give all the more diligence to make your calling and election sure; for doing these things, ye shall never fall.

1 John 2:25

And this is the promise that he has promised us, even eternal life.

Revelation 14:12-13

Here is the patience of the saints; here are those that keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus.

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