Parallel Verses

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,

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,

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 and bring again to repentance] those who have been once for all enlightened, who have consciously tasted the heavenly gift and have become sharers of 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,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For it is impossible that those who once received the light and tasted of that heavenly gift and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit

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 God permits. 4 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, 5 who have tasted the goodness of God's word and the powers of the coming age,


Cross References

Galatians 3:2

I want to learn only one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by doing the actions of the Law or by believing what you heard?

Ephesians 2:8

For by such grace you have been saved through faith. This does not come from you; it is the gift of God

Hebrews 10:32

But you must continue to remember those earlier days, how after you were enlightened you endured a hard and painful struggle.

John 4:10

Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who is saying to you, "Please give me a drink,' you would have been the one to ask him, and he would have given you living water."

Hebrews 2:4

while God added his testimony through signs, wonders, various miracles, and gifts of the Holy Spirit distributed according to his will.

Galatians 3:5

Does God supply you with the Spirit and work miracles among you because you do the actions of the Law or because you believe what you heard?

2 Timothy 2:25

and gentle when refuting opponents. After all, maybe God will allow them to repent and to come to a full knowledge of the truth,

Hebrews 10:26-29

For if we choose to go on sinning after we have learned the full truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins,

2 Peter 2:20-22

For if, after escaping the world's corruptions through a full knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus, the Messiah, they are again entangled and conquered by those corruptions, then their last condition is worse than their former one.

1 John 5:16

If anyone sees his brother committing a sin that does not lead to death, he should pray that God would give him life. This applies to those who commit sins that do not lead to death. There is a sin that leads to death. I am not telling you to pray about that.

Numbers 24:15-16

Then Balaam uttered this prophetic statement: "The declaration by Beor's son Balaam, a declaration by the strong, blind man.

Matthew 5:13

"You are the salt of the world. But if the salt should lose its taste, how can it be made salty again? It's good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled on by people.

Matthew 7:21-22

"Not everyone who keeps saying to me, "Lord, Lord,' will get into the kingdom from heaven, but only the person who keeps doing the will of my Father in heaven.

Matthew 12:31-32

So I tell you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven, but blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven.

Matthew 12:45

Then it goes and brings with it seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they go in and settle there. And so the final condition of that person becomes worse than the first. That's just what will happen to this evil generation!"

Luke 10:19-20

Look! I have given you the authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and to destroy all the enemy's power, and nothing will ever hurt you.

Luke 11:24-26

"Whenever an unclean spirit goes out of a person, it wanders through dry places looking for a place to rest but doesn't find any. So it says, "I will go back to my home that I left.'

John 3:27

John replied, "No one can receive anything unless it has been given to them from heaven.

John 6:32

Jesus told them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, it was not Moses who gave you the bread from heaven, but it is my Father who gives you the true bread from heaven.

John 15:6

Unless a person abides in me, he is thrown away like a pruned branch and dries up. People gather such branches, throw them into a fire, and they are burned up.

Acts 8:20

But Peter told him, "May your money perish with you, because you thought you could obtain God's free gift with money!

Acts 10:45

Then the circumcised believers who had come with Peter were amazed that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out on the gentiles, too,

1 Corinthians 13:1-2

If I speak in the languages of humans and angels but have no love, I have become a reverberating gong or a clashing cymbal.

Ephesians 3:7

I have become a servant of this gospel according to the gift of God's grace that was given me by the working of his power.

Numbers 24:3

Balaam uttered this prophetic statement: "A declaration by Beor's son Balaam, a declaration by the strong, blind man.

Acts 11:17

Now if God gave them the same gift that he gave us when we believed in the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, who was I to try to stop God?"

Acts 15:8

God, who knows everyone's heart, showed them he approved by giving them the Holy Spirit, just as he did to us.

Romans 1:11

For I am longing to see you so that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to make you strong,

Ephesians 4:7

Now to each one of us grace has been given proportionate to the measure of the Messiah's gift.

1 Timothy 4:14

Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given to you through prophecy when the elders laid their hands on you.

2 Timothy 4:14

Alexander the metalworker did me a great deal of harm. The Lord will pay him back for what he did.

Hebrews 12:15-17

See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up and causes you trouble, or many of you will become defiled.

James 1:17-18

Every generous act of giving and every perfect gift is from above and comes down from the Father who made the heavenly lights, in whom there is no inconsistency or shifting shadow.

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