Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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

In order that you may not grow disinterested and become [spiritual] sluggards, but imitators, behaving as do those who through faith ( by their leaning of the entire personality on God in Christ in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness) and by practice of patient endurance and waiting 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

that ye not become slothful, but imitators of those who by faith and patience inherit the promises.

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 desire that every one of you do show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end: 12 That you be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises. 13 For when God made a promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he swore by himself,



Cross References

Hebrews 10:36

For you have need of patience, that, after you have done the will of God, you might receive the promise.

Hebrews 13:7

Remember them who have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their manner of life.

Hebrews 1:14

Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister to them who shall be heirs of salvation?

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 slothful shall be put to forced labor.

Proverbs 13:4

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

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the slothful man is as a hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous is made a highway.

Proverbs 18:9

He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.

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 you know not, O you fairest among women, go your way forth in the footsteps of the flock, and feed your kids beside the shepherds' tents.

Jeremiah 6:16

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

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, You wicked and slothful servant, you knew that I reap where I sowed not, and gather where I have not spread:

Luke 8:15

But that on the good ground are they, 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 at the bush, when he called the Lord the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.

Romans 2:7

To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life:

Romans 4:12

And the father of circumcision to them who are not of the circumcision only, but who also walk in the steps of that faith of our father Abraham, which he had being yet uncircumcised.

Romans 8:25-26

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

Romans 12:11

Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;

1 Thessalonians 1:3

Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father;

2 Thessalonians 1:4

So that we ourselves boast of you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that you endure:

Hebrews 5:11

Of whom we have many things to say, and hard to explain, seeing you are dull of hearing.

Hebrews 6:15

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

Hebrews 11:8-17

By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should later receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing where he went.

Hebrews 11:33

Who through faith subdued kingdoms, worked righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,

Hebrews 12:1

Therefore seeing we also are surrounded with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which does so easily ensnare us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

James 1:3

Knowing this, that the trying 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 former times the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands:

2 Peter 1:10

Therefore rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if you do these things, you 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 they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.

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