Parallel Verses

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

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 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,

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 indeed do, if God permits. 4 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 5 and likewise have tasted the good word of God and the virtue of the age to come,


Cross References

Galatians 3:2

This only would I learn of you, Did ye receive the Spirit by the works of the law or by the obedient ear of faith?

Ephesians 2:8

For by grace are ye saved through faith and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God,

Hebrews 10:32

But bring to memory the former days, in which, after ye received the light, ye endured a great fight of afflictions;

John 4:10

Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink, thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water.

Hebrews 2:4

God also bearing them witness, both with signs and wonders and with diverse miracles and gifts of the Holy Spirit, distributing them according to his own will?

Galatians 3:5

He therefore that gives unto you the Spirit and does works of power among you, does he do it by the works of the law or by the obedient ear of faith?

2 Timothy 2:25

that with meekness they might teach those that resist, if God peradventure will grant unto them that they might repent and know the truth,

Hebrews 10:26-29

For if we sin wilfully after we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remains no more sacrifice for sins,

2 Peter 2:20-22

Certainly, if having separated themselves from the contaminations of the world, by the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they again entangle themselves therein and are overcome, their latter end is made worse for them than the beginnings.

1 John 5:16

If any man see his brother sin a sin which is not unto death, he shall ask God, and he shall give him life that is, unto those that do not sin unto death. There is sin unto death, for which I do not say that you should pray.

Numbers 24:15-16

And he took up his parable and said, Balaam, the son of Beor, has said, the man whose eyes are open has said,

Matthew 5:13

Ye are the salt of the earth, but if the salt has lost its savour, with what shall it be salted? From then on it is good for nothing, but to be cast out and to be trodden under foot of men.

Matthew 7:21-22

Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens, but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in the heavens.

Matthew 12:31-32

Therefore I say unto you, All manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men, but the blasphemy against the Spirit shall not be forgiven unto men.

Matthew 12:45

Then it goes and takes with itself seven other spirits worse than itself, and they enter in and dwell there; and the last state of that man is worse than the first. Even so shall it also be unto this wicked generation.

Luke 10:19-20

Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you.

Luke 11:24-26

When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walks through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none, he says, I will return unto my house from which I came out.

John 3:27

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

John 6:32

Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Moses gave you not that bread from the heaven, but my Father gives you the true bread from the heaven.

John 15:6

He who does not abide in me shall be cast forth as an unsound branch and shall wither, and they are gathered and cast into the fire and are burned.

Acts 8:20

But Peter said unto him, Thy money perish with thee because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.

Acts 10:45

And those of the circumcision who believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, that also on the Gentiles the gift of the Holy Spirit was poured out.

1 Corinthians 13:1-2

Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass or a tinkling cymbal.

Ephesians 3:7

of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the operation of his power.

Numbers 24:3

Then he took up his parable and said, Balaam, the son of Beor, has said and the man whose eyes are open has said,

Acts 11:17

So then, if God gave them the same gift as he did unto us, who have believed on the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I, that I should withstand God?

Acts 15:8

And God, who knows the hearts, bore them witness, giving them the Holy Spirit, even as he did unto us,

Romans 1:11

For I long to see you that I may impart with you some spiritual gift to confirm you,

Ephesians 4:7

But unto each one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of the Christ.

1 Timothy 4:14

Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which is given unto thee to prophesy, through the laying on of the hands of the elders.

2 Timothy 4:14

Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil: the Lord reward him according to his works:

Hebrews 12:15-17

looking diligently that no one deviate from the grace of God, lest any root of bitterness springing up impede you, and thereby many be defiled,

James 1:17-18

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness neither shadow of turning.

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