Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and who tasted of the heavenly gift, and who became partakers of Holy Spirit,

New American Standard Bible

For in the case of those who have once been enlightened and have tasted of the heavenly gift and have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit,

King James Version

For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost,

Holman Bible

For it is impossible to renew to repentance those who were once enlightened, who tasted the heavenly gift, became companions with the Holy Spirit,

International Standard Version

For it is impossible to keep on restoring to repentance time and again people who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, who have become partners with the Holy Spirit,

American Standard Version

For as touching those who were once enlightened and tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit,

Amplified

For [it is impossible to restore to repentance] those who have once been enlightened [spiritually] and who have tasted and consciously experienced the heavenly gift and have shared in the Holy Spirit,

An Understandable Version

[These are people] who were once enlightened [by the Gospel message], who had experienced the gift from heaven [i.e., forgiveness, never ending life, etc. See Rom. 6:23], who had partaken of the Holy Spirit [See Acts 2:38],

Anderson New Testament

For it is impossible to renew again to repentance those who have once been enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit,

Bible in Basic English

As for those who at one time saw the light, tasting the good things from heaven, and having their part in the Holy Spirit,

Common New Testament

For it is impossible for those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, and have become partakers of the Holy Spirit,

Daniel Mace New Testament

For it is impossible for those who were once enlightned, and have received the heavenly gifts, communicated by the holy spirit,

Darby Translation

For it is impossible to renew again to repentance those once enlightened, and who have tasted of the heavenly gift, and have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit,

Godbey New Testament

For it is impossible that those having been once enlightened, and tasted the heavenly gift, and have been made partakers of the Holy Ghost,

Goodspeed New Testament

For it is impossible to arouse people to a fresh repentance when they have once for all come into the light and had a taste of the gift from heaven, and shared in the holy Spirit

John Wesley New Testament

For it is impossible for those who were once inlightened, and have tasted the heavenly gift, and been made partakers of the Holy Ghost,

Julia Smith Translation

For impossible for them once enlightened, and having tasted of the heavenly gift, and having partaken of the Holy Spirit,

King James 2000

For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit,

Lexham Expanded Bible

For [it is] impossible [concerning] those who have once been enlightened, and have tasted the heavenly gift, and become sharers of the Holy Spirit,

Modern King James verseion

For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For it is not possible that they which were once lighted, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were become partakers of the holy ghost,

Moffatt New Testament

For in the case of people who have been once enlightened, who tasted the heavenly Gift, who participated in the holy Spirit,

Montgomery New Testament

For in the case of those who have been once for all enlightened and have tasted of the heavenly gift,

NET Bible

For it is impossible in the case of those who have once been enlightened, tasted the heavenly gift, become partakers of the Holy Spirit,

New Heart English Bible

For concerning those who were once enlightened and tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit,

Noyes New Testament

For it is impossible that those who have once been enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and been make partakers of the Holy Spirit,

Sawyer New Testament

For those once enlightened and having tasted of the heavenly gift and been made partakers of the Holy Spirit,

The Emphasized Bible

For it is impossible - as to these who have been, once for all, illuminated, who have tasted also of the heavenly free-gift, and have been made, partners, in a Holy Spirit,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For it is not possible to renew again unto repentance those who have been once illuminated, and have tasted the celestial gift, and have been made partakers of the Holy Ghost,

Twentieth Century New Testament

For if those who were once for all brought into the Light, and learned to appreciate the gift from Heaven, and came to share in the Holy Spirit,

Webster

For it is impossible for those who have been once enlightened, and have tasted the heavenly gift, and have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit.

Weymouth New Testament

For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once for all been enlightened, and have tasted the sweetness of the heavenly gift, and have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit,

Williams New Testament

For it is impossible for those who have once for all been enlightened and have experienced the gift from heaven, who have been made sharers of the Holy Spirit

World English Bible

For concerning those who were once enlightened and tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit,

Worrell New Testament

For as to those who were once enlightened, and tasted of the heavenly gift, and became partakers of the Holy Spirit,

Worsley New Testament

who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the holy Spirit,

Youngs Literal Translation

for it is impossible for those once enlightened, having tasted also of the heavenly gift, and partakers having became of the Holy Spirit,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

it is impossible
ἀδύνατος 
Adunatos 
Usage: 7

φωτίζω 
Photizo 
Usage: 10

ἅπαξ 
Hapax 
Usage: 15

φωτίζω 
Photizo 
Usage: 10

and
τε 
Te 

and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 170
Usage: 0

γεύομαι 
Geuomai 
Usage: 11

of the
δωρεά 
Dorea 
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 10
Usage: 334

ἐπουράνιος 
Epouranios 
Usage: 18

δωρεά 
Dorea 
Usage: 10

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

μέτοχος 
metochos 
Usage: 6

G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

Context Readings

A Serious Warning Against Falling Away

3 And this we will do, if of course God will permit. 4 For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and who tasted of the heavenly gift, and who became partakers of Holy Spirit, 5 and who tasted the good word of God and the powers of the coming age,


Cross References

Galatians 3:2

I only want to learn this from you. Did ye receive the Spirit from works of law, or from a listening ear of faith?

Ephesians 2:8

For ye are saved by grace through faith, and this a gift of God, not from you,

Hebrews 10:32

But remember the former days, in which, after being enlightened, ye endured a great contest of sufferings.

John 4:10

Jesus answered and said to her, If thou had known the gift of God, and who it is who says to thee, Give me to drink, thou would have asked him, and he would have given thee living water.

Hebrews 2:4

God also testifying simultaneously by signs and wonders, and by various powers and distributions of Holy Spirit according to his will.

Galatians 3:5

He therefore who supplies the Spirit to you and who works miracles among you, is it from works of law or from a listening ear of faith?

2 Timothy 2:25

in mildness correcting those who oppose. Perhaps God may grant them repentance for recognition of the truth,

Hebrews 10:26-29

For when we sin willfully after taking the knowledge of the truth, there remains no more a sacrifice for sins,

2 Peter 2:20-22

For if, having escaped the defilements of the world by knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and, having been again entangled in these, they are overcome, the last things have become worse for them than the first.

1 John 5:16

If any man may see his brother sinning a sin not toward death, he will ask, and he will give life to him, to those not sinning toward death. There is sin toward death. I do not say that he should make request about that.

Numbers 24:15-16

And he took up his parable, and said, Balaam the son of Beor says, and the man whose eye was closed says,

Matthew 5:13

Ye are the salt material of the earth. But if the salt material becomes ineffective, by what will it be salted? It is potent for nothing further, except to be cast outside and to be trodden down by men.

Matthew 7:21-22

Not every man who says to me, Lord, Lord, will enter into the kingdom of the heavens, but he who does the will of my Father in the heavens.

Matthew 12:31-32

Because of this I say to you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven to men, but the blasphemy of the spirit will not be forgiven men.

Matthew 12:45

Then it goes, and takes with itself seven other spirits more evil than itself, and having enter in, they dwell there. And the last state of that man becomes worse than the first. So it will also be to this evil generation.

Luke 10:19-20

Behold, I give you authority to tread over serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and, no, nothing will harm you.

Luke 11:24-26

When the unclean spirit departs out of the man, it passes through waterless places seeking rest. And not finding, it says, I will return to my house from where I came out.

John 3:27

John answered and said, A man can receive nothing unless it is given to him from heaven.

John 6:32

Jesus therefore said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Moses did not give you the bread out of heaven, but my Father gives you the TRUE bread out of heaven.

John 15:6

If any man does not dwell in me, he is cast out as a branch and is withered. And they gather them, and cast them into the fire, and are burned.

Acts 8:20

But Peter said to him, Thy silver with thee, may it be for destruction, because thou thought to obtain the gift of God by money.

Acts 10:45

And the faithful men of circumcision were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because also on the Gentiles the gift of the Holy Spirit was poured out.

1 Corinthians 13:1-2

If I speak with the tongues of men and of heavenly agents, but have not love, I have become sounding brass, or a clashing cymbal.

Ephesians 3:7

Of which I became a helper according to the gift of that grace of God, which was given to me according to the working of his power.

Numbers 24:3

And he took up his parable, and said, Balaam the son of Beor says, and the man whose eye was closed says,

Acts 11:17

If then God gave to them the identical gift as also to us who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, but what power was I to hinder God?

Acts 15:8

And God, who knows the heart, testified to them, having given them the Holy Spirit, just as also to us.

Romans 1:11

For I long to see you, so that I may impart some spiritual gift to you, in order to establish you,

Ephesians 4:7

But the grace was given to each of us, according to the measure of the gift of the Christ.

1 Timothy 4:14

Do not neglect the gift in thee, which was given thee by prophecy with the laying on of the hands of the eldership.

2 Timothy 4:14

Alexander the coppersmith did many evil things to me. May the Lord repay him according to his works,

Hebrews 12:15-17

Looking carefully lest any man fall short, away from the grace of God, lest any root of bitterness sprouting up would cause trouble, and by this many may be defiled,

James 1:17-18

Every good gift and every perfect endowment is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation nor shadow of turning.

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