Parallel Verses

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

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,

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,

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,

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 we will advance if God permits it. 4 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 5 and felt the goodness of the word of God and the strong influences of the coming age,


Cross References

Galatians 3:2

This is all I want to ask you: Did you receive the Spirit through doing what the Law commands, or through believing the message you heard?

Ephesians 2:8

For it is by his mercy that you have been saved through faith. It is not by your own action, it is the gift of God.

Hebrews 10:32

But you must remember those early days when after you had received the light you had to go through a great struggle with persecution,

John 4:10

Jesus answered, "If you knew what God has to give, and who it is that said to you, 'Give me a drink,' you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water."

Hebrews 2:4

while God himself corroborated their testimony with signs, portents, and various wonders, and by impartations of the holy Spirit when he saw fit.

Galatians 3:5

When he supplies you with the Spirit and works wonders among you, is it because you do what the Law commands, or because you believe the message you heard?

2 Timothy 2:25

correcting his opponents with gentleness; for God may possibly let them repent and acknowledge the truth,

Hebrews 10:26-29

For if we choose to go on sinning after we have so fully learned the truth, there is no sacrifice left to be offered for our sins,

2 Peter 2:20-22

For if after men have escaped the corrupting influences of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they again become entangled in them and are overcome by them, their final condition is worse than their former one.

1 John 5:16

If anyone sees his brother committing any sin except a deadly one, he will ask and obtain life for him??rovided the sin is not a deadly one. There is such a thing as deadly sin; I do not say that a man should pray about that.

1 John 5:16-16

If anyone sees his brother committing any sin except a deadly one, he will ask and obtain life for him??rovided the sin is not a deadly one. There is such a thing as deadly sin; I do not say that a man should pray about that.

Matthew 5:13

"You are the salt of the earth! But if salt loses its strength, how can it be made salt again? It is good for nothing but to be thrown away and trodden underfoot.

Matthew 7:21-22

It is not everyone who says to me 'Lord! Lord!' who will get into the Kingdom of Heaven, but only those who do the will of my Father in heaven.

Matthew 12:31-32

Therefore, I tell you, men will be forgiven for any sin or abusive speech, but abusive speech about the Spirit cannot be forgiven.

Matthew 12:45

Then it goes and gets seven other spirits more wicked than itself, and they go in and live there, and in the end the man is worse off than he was before. That is the way it will be with this present wicked age."

Luke 10:19-20

Here I have given you the power to tread on snakes and scorpions, and to trample on all the power of the enemy. Nothing will hurt you at all.

Luke 11:24-26

When a foul spirit goes out of a man, it roams through deserts in search of rest, and when it finds none, it says, 'I will go back to my house that I left.'

John 3:27

John answered, "A man cannot get anything unless it is given to him from heaven.

John 6:32

Jesus said to them, "I tell you, Moses did not give you the bread out of heaven, but my Father gives you the bread out of heaven,

John 15:6

Anyone who does not remain united to me is thrown away like a branch and withers up, and they gather them and throw them into the fire and burn them.

Acts 8:20

But Peter said to him, "Go to destruction with your money, for thinking you could buy God's gift with it!

Acts 10:45

The Jewish believers who had come with Peter were amazed because the gift of the holy Spirit had been showered upon the heathen too,

1 Corinthians 13:1-2

I will show you a far better way. If I can speak the languages of men and even of angels, but have no love, I am only a noisy gong or a clashing cymbal.

Ephesians 3:7

for which I became a worker by virtue of the gift of God's mercy which by the exercise of his power he has given me.

Ephesians 3:7

for which I became a worker by virtue of the gift of God's mercy which by the exercise of his power he has given me.

Acts 11:17

So if God had given them the same gift that we received when we believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I, to be able to interfere with God?"

Acts 15:8

And God who knows men's hearts testified for them by giving them the holy Spirit just as he had done to us,

Romans 1:11

For I long to see you, to convey to you some spiritual gift that will strengthen you;

Ephesians 4:7

But each one of us has been given mercy in Christ's generous measure.

1 Timothy 4:14

Do not neglect the gift you have, that was given you with predictions of your work, when the elders laid their hands upon you.

2 Timothy 4:14

Alexander, the metal-worker, did me a great deal of harm. The Lord will repay him for what he did.

Hebrews 12:15-17

Be careful that no one fails to gain God's favor, or some poisonous root may come up to trouble and contaminate you all??16 some immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his very birthright for one single meal.

James 1:17-18

Every good gift and every perfect present is from heaven, and comes down from the Father of the heavenly lights, about whom there is no variation of changing shadow.

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