Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

where Jesus, our forerunner, [already] entered on our behalf, having become a Head Priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek.

New American Standard Bible

where Jesus has entered as a forerunner for us, having become a high priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek.

King James Version

Whither the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus, made an high priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.

Holman Bible

Jesus has entered there on our behalf as a forerunner, because He has become a "high priest forever in the order of Melchizedek."

International Standard Version

where Jesus, our forerunner, has gone on our behalf, having become a high priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek.

A Conservative Version

where the forerunner, Jesus, entered for us, having become a high priest into the age according to the order of Melchizedek.

American Standard Version

whither as a forerunner Jesus entered for us, having become a high priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek.

Amplified

Where Jesus has entered in for us [in advance], a Forerunner having become a High Priest forever after the order (with the rank) of Melchizedek.

Anderson New Testament

whither a forerunner for us has gone, even Jesus, who is made a high priest forever after the order of Melchisedec.

Bible in Basic English

Where Jesus has gone before us, as a high priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek.

Common New Testament

where Jesus has entered as a forerunner on our behalf, having become a high priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek.

Daniel Mace New Testament

where Jesus is gone to usher us in, having been made an high priest for ever, after the order of Melchisedec.

Darby Translation

where Jesus is entered as forerunner for us, become for ever a high priest according to the order of Melchisedec.

Godbey New Testament

whither Jesus the forerunner has entered in our behalf, having been made a high priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.

Goodspeed New Testament

where Jesus has gone ahead of us, and become forever a high priest of the priesthood of Melchizedek.

John Wesley New Testament

Whither Jesus our fore-runner is entered for us, made an high-priest for ever after the order of Melchisedek.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

where our precursor, Jesus, has entered for us and is made high priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.

Julia Smith Translation

Where the forerunner, Jesus, went in for us, according to the order of Melchisedec, being a high priest forever.

King James 2000

Where the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus, made a high priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.

Lexham Expanded Bible

where Jesus, the forerunner for us, entered, [because he] became a high priest {forever} according to the order of Melchizedek.

Modern King James verseion

where the Forerunner has entered for us, even Jesus, having become a high priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

whither the forerunner is for us entered in, I mean Jesus that is made a high priest forever, after the order of Melchizedek.

Moffatt New Testament

There Jesus entered for us in advance, when he became high priest for ever with the rank of Melchizedek.

Montgomery New Testament

whither Jesus himself is entered as a forerunner on our behalf, having become a priest forever, after the order of Melchizedek.

NET Bible

where Jesus our forerunner entered on our behalf, since he became a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek.

New Heart English Bible

where as a forerunner Jesus entered for us, having become a high priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.

Noyes New Testament

where as forerunner for us Jesus entered, having become a highpriest for ever, after the order of Melchizedek.

Sawyer New Testament

where our forerunner Jesus entered, made after the order of Melchisedec a chief priest forever.

The Emphasized Bible

Where a forerunner in our behalf hath entered, even Jesus, who, according to the rank of Melchizedek, hath become, a high-priest unto times age-abiding.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

into which the forerunner for us is entered, even Jesus, made after the order of Melchisedec an high-priest for ever.

Twentieth Century New Testament

where Jesus, our Forerunner, has entered on our behalf, after being made for all time a High Priest of the order of Melchizedek.

Webster

Whither the forerunner hath for us entered, even Jesus, made a high priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.

Weymouth New Testament

where Jesus has entered as a forerunner on our behalf, having become, like Melchizedek, a High Priest for ever.

Williams New Testament

(6:19) where Jesus has blazed the way for us and became a High Priest with the rank of Melchizedek.

World English Bible

where as a forerunner Jesus entered for us, having become a high priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.

Worrell New Testament

where, as Forerunner in our behalf, Jesus entered, having become a High Priest forever, according to the rank of Melchizedek.

Worsley New Testament

Whither Jesus our fore-runner is entered for us, being made an high-priest for ever, after the order of Melchisedec.

Youngs Literal Translation

whither a forerunner for us did enter -- Jesus, after the order of Melchisedek chief priest having become -- to the age.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅπου 
Hopou 
Usage: 42

πρόδρομος 
Prodromos 
Usage: 1

is
εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter, go, come in, go in, enter in, come, arise
Usage: 120

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
εἰς 
Eis 
Usage: 138
Usage: 1267

us
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter, go, come in, go in, enter in, come, arise
Usage: 120

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

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

ἀρχιερεύς 
Archiereus 
Usage: 118

αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

the order
τάξις 
Taxis 
Usage: 10

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Hebrews 6:20

Images Hebrews 6:20

Prayers for Hebrews 6:20

Context Readings

God Will Not Forget You

19 We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, [a hope] that is safe and secure, and one that enters the curtain [i.e., figuratively, of the heavenly sanctuary], 20 where Jesus, our forerunner, [already] entered on our behalf, having become a Head Priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek.



Cross References

Hebrews 4:14

Since then we [Christians] have [such] a great Head Priest, who has passed through the skies [i.e., ascended to heaven. See Acts 1:9], Jesus, the Son of God, we should remain true to our profession [of faith in Him].

Hebrews 5:6

And He says in another place [Psa. 110:4], "You are a priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek." [Note: This is the first mention of this mysterious Old Testament priest who, throughout this book, is represented as a type of Christ].

Hebrews 1:3

This Son expresses the radiance of God's splendor and represents His very Being, and He sustains everything by His powerful word. After He had provided cleansing for [man's] sins, He sat down at the right side of the Majesty [i.e., God] on high [i.e., in heaven].

Hebrews 2:10

For it was fitting that God, for whom and through whom everything exists, in order to lead many [of His] children to glory [i.e., heaven], would make the author [or, pioneer] of their salvation [i.e., Jesus] completely [qualified] through [His] sufferings.

Hebrews 3:1

Therefore, holy brothers [and sisters], who have been called [by God] to share in heaven, think about Jesus, the Apostle and Head Priest, whom we have confessed [as Savior].

Hebrews 5:10

[So], God declared Him to be a Head Priest according to the order of Melchizedek.

Hebrews 8:1

Now this is the main point [or, the summary] of what we are saying: We have such a head priest [i.e., as described in chapter 7] who sat down at the right side of the throne of the Majesty [i.e., God] in heaven.

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ did not enter the Holy of Holies made by hand, which is [only] a counterpart of the true one, but into heaven itself, where He now appears in God's presence for us. [See verse 12].

Hebrews 12:2

We should fix our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and completer of the [or, "our"] faith. [Note: Jesus is here pictured as the one who completely fulfills the life of faith, or who provides us with the ability to live such a life]. [And] because He could look forward to joy, He endured the cross, despising its shame, and has sat down at the right side of God's throne.

John 14:2-3

There are many rooms in my Father's house, and I am going to prepare a place for each one you [in them]. I would not have told you this if it were not so.

Romans 8:34

Who condemns [us]? Certainly not Jesus, for He is the One who died [i.e., to save us], and what is more, He was raised from the dead and is [now] at the right side of God. He also goes [to God] on our behalf [i.e., as we pray].

Ephesians 1:3

May the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ be praised, for He has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms in [fellowship with] Christ. [Note: The term "heavenly realms" is used somewhat differently throughout this book. Here it refers to Christians as part of the church on earth].

Ephesians 1:20-23

which He exerted when raising Christ from the dead and seating Him at His right side in the heavenly realms [i.e., heaven itself].

Hebrews 2:17

So, for this reason, He had to become like His brothers in every way [i.e., except that He never sinned], so that He could become a merciful and faithful Head Priest in things related to God's [service], [and] that He could provide a means of purifying [Lev. 16:30] for people's sins [i.e., make atonement for them].

Hebrews 7:1-21

For this Melchizedek was king of Salem [Note: This probably refers to Jerusalem], and a priest of the Most High God. He met Abraham returning [from battle] when he defeated the kings [See Gen. 14:1ff] and blessed him.

Hebrews 9:12

And He did not enter [the heavenly Holy of Holies] by means of the blood of goats and calves but, by means of His own blood He entered the Holy of Holies [i.e., heaven] once for all time, [after] having obtained never ending redemption [i.e., salvation for us on the cross].

1 Peter 3:22

He has [now] gone to heaven, and is [seated] at the right side of God, where the angels and [other] authorities and powers have been subjected to Him.

1 John 2:12

I am writing to you, little children [i.e., dear ones], because you have been forgiven of your sins for [the sake of] Christ's name.

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