Parallel Verses

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.

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

so that by two unchangeable things [His promise and His oath] in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled [to Him] for refuge would have strong encouragement and indwelling strength to hold tightly to the hope 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:

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:

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.

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 In the same way, since it was God's desire to display more convincingly to the heirs of the promise how unchangeable His purpose was, 18 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. 19 That hope we have as an anchor of the soul--an anchor that can neither break nor drag. It passes in behind the veil,



Cross References

Titus 1:2

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Titus 1:2

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Titus 1:2

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Titus 1:2

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Titus 1:2-15

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Titus 1:2

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Titus 1:2

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Titus 1:2

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Titus 1:2

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Titus 1:2

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Titus 1:2

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Titus 1:2-2

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Titus 1:2

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Titus 1:2

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Titus 1:2

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Titus 1:2

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Matthew 3:7

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he exclaimed, "O vipers' brood, who has warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Luke 2:25

Now there was a man in Jerusalem of the name of Symeon, an upright and God-fearing man, who was waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Romans 3:4

No, indeed; let us hold God to be true, though every man should prove to be false. As it stands written, "That Thou mayest be shown to be just in the sentence Thou pronouncest, and gain Thy cause when Thou contendest."

Romans 3:25

He it is whom God put forward as a Mercy-seat, rendered efficacious through faith in His blood, in order to demonstrate His righteousness-- because of the passing over, in God's forbearance, of the sins previously committed--

1 Timothy 1:1

Paul, an Apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God our Saviour and Christ Jesus our hope:

1 Timothy 6:12

Exert all your strength in the honourable struggle for the faith; lay hold of the Life of the Ages, to which you were called, when you made your noble profession of faith before many witnesses.

2 Timothy 2:13

"And even if *our* faith fails, He remains true--He cannot prove false to Himself."

Hebrews 3:11

As I swore in My anger, they shall not be admitted to My rest" --

Hebrews 3:11

As I swore in My anger, they shall not be admitted to My rest" --

Hebrews 3:11

As I swore in My anger, they shall not be admitted to My rest" --

Hebrews 3:11-13

As I swore in My anger, they shall not be admitted to My rest" --

Matthew 24:35

Earth and sky will pass away, but it is certain that my words will not pass away.

Romans 15:5

And may God, the giver of power of endurance and of that encouragement, grant you to be in full sympathy with one another in accordance with the example of Christ Jesus,

2 Corinthians 1:5-7

For just as we have more than our share of suffering for the Christ, so also through the Christ we have more than our share of comfort.

Philippians 2:1

If then I can appeal to you as the followers of Christ, if there is any persuasive power in love and any common sharing of the Spirit, or if you have any tender-heartedness and compassion, make my joy complete by being of one mind,

Colossians 1:5

on account of the hope treasured up for you in Heaven. Of this hope you have already heard in the Message of the truth of the Good News.

Colossians 1:27

to whom it was His will to make known how vast a wealth of glory for the Gentile world is implied in this truth--the truth that 'Christ is in you, the hope of glory.'

1 Thessalonians 1:10

and to await the return from Heaven of His Son, whom He raised from among the dead--even Jesus, our Deliverer from God's coming anger.

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

And may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself--and God our Father who has loved us and has given us in His grace eternal consolation and a bright hope--

Hebrews 7:21

for these men hold office without any oath having been taken, but He holds it attested by an oath from Him who said to Him, "The Lord has sworn and will not recall His words, Thou art a Priest for ever" --

Hebrews 11:7

Through faith Noah, being divinely taught about things as yet unseen, reverently gave heed and built an ark for the safety of his family, and by this act he condemned the world, and became an heir of the righteousness which depends on faith.

Hebrews 12:1-2

Therefore, surrounded as we are by such a vast cloud of witnesses, let us fling aside every encumbrance and the sin that so readily entangles our feet. And let us run with patient endurance the race that lies before us,

1 John 1:10

If we deny that we have sinned, we make Him a liar, and His Message has no place in our hearts.

1 John 5:10

He who believes in the Son of God has the testimony in his own heart: he who does not believe God has made Him a liar, in that he has refused to accept the testimony which God has given about His Son.

2 Corinthians 5:18-21

And all this is from God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Christ, and has appointed us to serve in the ministry of reconciliation.

Colossians 1:23

if, indeed, you are still firmly holding to faith as your foundation, without ever shifting from your hope that rests on the Good News that you have heard, which has been proclaimed in the whole creation under Heaven, and in which I Paul have been appointed to serve.

Hebrews 3:6

but Christ was faithful as a Son having authority over God's house, and we are that house, if we hold firm to the End the boldness and the hope which we boast of as ours.

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