Parallel Verses

Williams New Testament

so that by these two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to prove false, we who have taken refuge with Him may have encouragement strong enough to make us seize upon the hope that lies ahead of us.

New American Standard Bible

so that by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge would have strong encouragement to take hold of the hope set before us.

King James Version

That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:

Holman Bible

so that through two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to seize the hope set before us.

International Standard Version

so that by these two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to prove false, we who have taken refuge in him might be encouraged to seize the hope set before us.

A Conservative Version

So that by two immutable events, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have strong encouragement, having fled for refuge to seize the hope being openly displayed.

American Standard Version

that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have a strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us:

Amplified

This was so that, by two unchangeable things [His promise and His oath] in which it is impossible for God ever to prove false or deceive us, we who have fled [to Him] for refuge might have mighty indwelling strength and strong encouragement to grasp and hold fast the hope appointed for us and set before [us].

An Understandable Version

He did this so that by two unchangeable things [i.e., His promise and His oath], (and it is impossible for God to lie), we, who have fled [to God] for refuge, could be greatly encouraged to take hold of the hope set before us [i.e., the hope of never ending life].

Anderson New Testament

that by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have strong consolation, who have fled to lay hold on the hope set before us;

Bible in Basic English

So that we, who have gone in flight from danger to the hope which has been put before us, may have a strong comfort in two unchanging things, in which it is not possible for God to be false;

Common New Testament

so that, by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge would have strong encouragement to take hold of the hope set before us.

Daniel Mace New Testament

that by two immutable things in which it was impossible for God to deceive us, we, who have no other refuge to fly to, but to maintain our present hopes,

Darby Translation

that by two unchangeable things, in which it was impossible that God should lie, we might have a strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to lay hold on the hope set before us,

Godbey New Testament

that through two immutable things in which it was impossible that God should lie, we who have fled may have a strong consolation to lay hold of the hope set before us,

Goodspeed New Testament

so that by these two unalterable things, which make it impossible for God to break his promise, we who have taken refuge with him may be greatly encouraged to seize upon the hope that is offered to us.

John Wesley New Testament

That by two unchangeable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have strong consolation, who have fled to lay hold on the hope set before us:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us,

Julia Smith Translation

That by two unalterable deeds, in which it is impossible for God to deceive we might have a strong consolation, taking refuge in holding firmly the hope set before:

King James 2000

That by two immutable things, in that it was impossible for God to lie, we might have strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:

Lexham Expanded Bible

in order that through two unchangeable things, in which [it is] impossible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge may have powerful encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before [us],

Modern King James verseion

so that by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that by two immutable things - in which it was impossible that God should lie - we might have perfect consolation, which have fled, for to hold fast the hope that is set before us:

Moffatt New Testament

so that by these two solid facts (the Promise and the Oath), where it is impossible for God to be false, we refugees might have strong encouragement to seize the hope set before us,

Montgomery New Testament

that by means of two immutable things??is promise and his oath??n which it is impossible for God to break faith, we refugees may have strong encouragement to grasp the hope set before us.

NET Bible

so that we who have found refuge in him may find strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before us through two unchangeable things, since it is impossible for God to lie.

New Heart English Bible

that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have a strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to take hold of the hope set before us.

Noyes New Testament

that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us;

Sawyer New Testament

that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we might have strong consolation, who fled to lay hold on the hope set before us,

The Emphasized Bible

In order that, through means of two unchangeable things, in which it was impossible for God to make himself false, a mighty consolation, we might have, who have fled along to grasp, the fore-lying hope,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold on the hope set before us;

Twentieth Century New Testament

For he intended us to find great encouragement in these two unchangeable things, which make it impossible for God to prove false--we, I mean, who fled for safety where we might lay hold on the hope set before us.

Webster

That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:

Weymouth New Testament

He added an oath, in order that, through two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for Him to prove false, we may possess mighty encouragement--we who, for safety, have hastened to lay hold of the hope set before us.

World English Bible

that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have a strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to take hold of the hope set before us.

Worrell New Testament

that, through two immutable facts, in which it is impossible that God should lie, we may have strong encouragement, who fled for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us;

Worsley New Testament

that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to fail, we might have strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold on the hope set before us;

Youngs Literal Translation

that through two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, a strong comfort we may have who did flee for refuge to lay hold on the hope set before us,

Interlinear

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

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

two
δύο 
Duo 
two, twain, both, two and two
Usage: 92

ἀμετάθετος 
ametathetos 
Usage: 2

πρᾶγμα 
Pragma 
Usage: 10

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ἀδύνατος 
Adunatos 
Usage: 7

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

to lie
ψεύδομαι 
Pseudomai 
Usage: 10

we might have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

a
παράκλησις 
Paraklesis 
Usage: 28

ἰσχυρός 
Ischuros 
Usage: 20

παράκλησις 
Paraklesis 
Usage: 28

καταφευγω 
Katapheugo 
Usage: 2

to lay hold
κρατέω 
Krateo 
Usage: 33

upon the hope
ἐλπίς 
Elpis 
Usage: 54

Images Hebrews 6:18

Prayers for Hebrews 6:18

Context Readings

God Will Not Forget You

17 Therefore, because God wanted to make the strongest demonstration of the unchangeable character of His purpose, He interposed with an oath, 18 so that by these two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to prove false, we who have taken refuge with Him may have encouragement strong enough to make us seize upon the hope that lies ahead of us. 19 This hope we have as an anchor for our souls, secure and safe, which reaches up behind the heavenly veil,



Cross References

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

Titus 1:2-15

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

Titus 1:2-2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

Matthew 3:7

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, "You brood of vipers, who warned you to escape from the wrath that is coming?

Luke 2:25

Now there was in Jerusalem a man named Symeon, an upright, devout man; he was expecting to see the consolation of Israel, and he was under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.

Romans 3:4

Not at all. Let God prove true, though every man be false! As the Scripture says, "That you may prove yourself upright in words you speak, and win your case when you go into court."

Romans 3:25

For God once publicly offered Him in His death as a sacrifice of reconciliation through faith, to demonstrate His own justice (for in His forbearance God had passed over men's former sins);

1 Timothy 1:1

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by command of God our Saviour and of Christ Jesus our hope,

1 Timothy 6:12

Keep up the good fight for the faith. Keep your hold on eternal life, to which God called you, when before many witnesses you made the good profession of faith.

2 Timothy 2:13

If we are unfaithful, He remains faithful, for He cannot prove false to Himself."

Hebrews 3:11

So in my anger I took oath, 'They shall not be admitted to my rest!'"

Hebrews 3:11

So in my anger I took oath, 'They shall not be admitted to my rest!'"

Hebrews 3:11

So in my anger I took oath, 'They shall not be admitted to my rest!'"

Hebrews 3:11-13

So in my anger I took oath, 'They shall not be admitted to my rest!'"

Matthew 24:35

Sky and earth will pass away but my words will never pass away.

Romans 15:5

May God, who gives men patient endurance and encouragement, grant you such harmony with one another, in accordance with the standard which Christ Jesus sets,

2 Corinthians 1:5-7

For just as my sufferings for Christ are running over the cup, so through Christ my comfort is running over too.

Philippians 2:1

So, if there is any appeal in our union with Christ, if there is any persuasive power in love, if we have any common share in the Spirit, if you have any tenderheartedness and sympathy,

Colossians 1:5

because of your hope of what is laid up for you in heaven. Long ago you heard of this hope through the message of the good news

Colossians 1:27

to whom God has chosen to make known how glorious are the riches of this open secret among the heathen, namely, Christ in you the hope of your glorification.

1 Thessalonians 1:10

and to wait for the coming from heaven of His Son, whom He raised from the dead, Jesus who delivers us from the wrath to come.

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

May our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who has loved us and graciously given us encouragement that is eternal, and a hope that is well-founded,

Hebrews 7:21

for the Levitical priests were appointed without His taking an oath, but He with His oath, when He said to Him: "The Lord took oath and will not change, You are a priest forever" --

Hebrews 11:7

By faith Noah, on being divinely warned about things not seen as yet, in reverence prepared an ark for saving his family, and by his faith condemned the world and became possessor of the uprightness that results from faith.

Hebrews 12:1-2

Therefore, as we have so vast a crowd of spectators in the grandstands, let us throw off every impediment and the sin that easily entangles our feet, and run with endurance the race for which we are entered,

1 John 1:10

If we claim "We have not sinned," we are making Him a liar, and His message is not in our hearts.

1 John 5:10

Whoever believes in the Son of God has this testimony in his own heart. Whoever does not believe God has made Him a liar, because he has not believed the testimony that God has borne to His Son.

2 Corinthians 5:18-21

This has all originated with God, for He through Christ has reconciled me to Himself and has given me the ministry of reconciliation.

Colossians 1:23

if indeed you continue well grounded and firm in faith and never shift from the hope inspired by the good news you heard, which has been preached all over the world, and of which I, Paul, have been made a minister.

Hebrews 3:6

but Christ as a Son set over the house of God was faithful; and we are that house, if we keep up our courage and the joy that hope inspires to the very end.

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