Parallel Verses

Montgomery New Testament

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

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.

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

Context Readings

A Serious Warning Against Falling Away

11 but I am longing that each of you continue to show the same diligence to realize the fulness of your hope, even to the end. 12 Then do not become slack, but be imitators of those who through faith and patience are inheriting the promises. 13 For when God make the promise to Abraham, since he could swear by none greater, he swore by himself, saying.



Cross References

Hebrews 10:36

For you need stedfastness, so that after having done the will of God, you may receive the promise,

Hebrews 13:7

Remember your leaders, the men who spoke the message of God to you; consider the issue of their lives, and imitate their faith.

Hebrews 1:14

Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth for service in behalf of those who are about to inherit salvation?

Revelation 13:10

Whoever is destined to go into captivity, goes into captivity. Whoever shall kill with the sword, shall surely be killed by the sword. (Here is the endurance and faith of the saints.)

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

"'You wicked and lazy slave,' said his master. 'You say you knew that I reap where I have not sowed, and gather where I have not scattered?'

Luke 8:15

"And that in the good soil is those who have listened to the message and, in an honest and good heart, hold fast, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Luke 16:22

"But in the course of time the beggar died; and he was carried by angels into Abraham's bosom.

Luke 20:37-38

"But that the dead are raised, even Moses clearly implied in the passage about the Bush, when he calls the Lord. "The God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, the God of Jacob.

Romans 2:7

eternal life to those who by patience in well-doing strive for glory and honor and immortality;

Romans 4:12

He is the father of circumcision to those who are not merely circumcised, but who also walk in the steps of that faith of our father Abraham which he held while he was as yet uncircumcised.

Romans 8:25-26

Who hopes for what he clearly sees? But if we hope for something that we do not see, we then patiently wait for it.

Romans 12:11

In your diligence be free from sloth. Be glowing in spirit. Slave for the master.

1 Thessalonians 1:3

as I call to mind your work of faith, and labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the presence of our God and Father.

2 Thessalonians 1:4

So that I myself am boasting about you among the churches of God, boasting of the stedfastness and faith which you are displaying in all the troubles and afflictions which you are enduring.

Hebrews 5:11

Concerning him I have much to say, and much that is hard to make clear to you, because you have grown dull of hearing.

Hebrews 6:15

And so by patiently waiting, Abraham obtained the promise.

Hebrews 11:8-17

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

Hebrews 11:33

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

Hebrews 12:1

Seeing then that we are encircled with this great cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and the sin that clings about us. Let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

James 1:3

because you know that the testing of your faith is working out endurance.

James 5:10-11

Take, my brothers, for an example the suffering and the patience of the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

1 Peter 3:5-6

For in this way in the olden time the holy women also, who put their trust in God, used to adorn themselves. They were ever in submission to their own husbands;

2 Peter 1:10

So, brothers, take diligent care to make your calling and election sure; for if you do this, you will never stumble.

1 John 2:25

And this is the promise which he has promised to us even life eternal.

Revelation 14:12-13

Here is the endurance of the saints, those who keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.



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