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Hebrews 4:1-11

For we who have believed enter into rest, just as he has said, "As I swore in my anger, '{They will never enter} into my rest.'" And yet these works have been accomplished from the foundation of the world. For he has spoken somewhere about the seventh [day] in this way: "And God rested on the seventh day from all his works," For if Joshua had caused them to rest, he would not have spoken about another day after these [things]. read more.
Consequently a sabbath rest remains for the people of God. Therefore let us fear, [while there] remains a promise of entering into his rest, that none of you appear to fall short of [it]. {For we also have had the good news proclaimed to us}, just as those also [did], but the message {they heard} did not benefit them, [because they] were not united with those who heard [it] in faith. and in this [passage] again, '{They will never enter} into my rest.'" Since therefore it remains [for] some to enter into it, and the ones to whom the good news was proclaimed previously did not enter because of disobedience, again he ordains a certain day, today, speaking by David after so long a time, just as had been said before, "Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts." For the one who has entered into his rest has also himself rested from his works, just as God [did] from his own [works].

Genesis 2:2-3

And on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done. And God blessed the seventh day, and he sanctified it, because on it he rested from all his work {of creating that [there was] to do}.

Deuteronomy 31:7

Then Moses summoned Joshua, and he said to him {in the presence of all Israel}, "Be strong and be courageous, for you will go with this people into the land that Yahweh swore to their ancestors to give to them, and you will give it to them as an inheritance.

Joshua 22:4

So then, Yahweh your God has given rest to your kinsmen, just as he promised them; so then, turn and go to your tents to the land of your possession, which Moses Yahweh's servant gave to you beyond the Jordan.

Psalm 95:7-11

For he [is] our God, and we [are] the people of his pasture and the sheep of his hand. {Today} if you will hear his voice: "Do not harden your heart as [at] Meribah, as [in] the day of Massah in the wilderness, when your ancestors tried me. They put me to the test, [even] though they had seen my work. read more.
For forty years I loathed [that] generation, and said, '[They are] a people [whose] heart wanders. And my ways they do not know.' Therefore I swore in my anger, 'They shall surely not enter into my rest.'"

Job 3:11-19

"Why did I not die at birth? [Why] did I [not] come forth from [the] womb and expire? Why did [the] knees receive me and the breasts, that I could suck? For now I would lie down, and I would be at peace; I would be asleep; then {I would be at rest} read more.
with kings and counselors of [the] earth, who {rebuild} ruins for themselves, or with high officials {who have gold}, who fill up their houses [with] silver. Or [why] was I not hidden like a miscarriage, like infants [who] did not see [the] light? [the] prisoners are at ease together; they do not hear [the] oppressor's voice. [The] small and [the] great [are] there, and [the] slave [is] free from his masters.

Job 3:17

There [the] wicked cease from troubling, and there [the] {weary} are at rest;

1 Thessalonians 4:17-18

Then we who are alive, who remain, will be snatched away at the same time together with them in the clouds for a meeting with the Lord in the air, and thus we will be together with the Lord always. Therefore comfort one another with these words.

Revelation 3:4

But you have a few {people} in Sardis who have not defiled their clothing, and they will walk with me in white, because they are worthy.

Revelation 7:15

Because of this, they are before the throne of God, and they serve him day and night in his temple, and the one who is seated on the throne {will shelter} them.

Matthew 25:23

His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave! You were faithful over a few [things]; I will put you [in charge] over many [things]. Enter into the joy of your master!'

Luke 13:29

And they will come from east and west, and from north and south, and will recline at the table in the kingdom of God.

Revelation 7:16-17

because the Lamb [who is] in the midst of the throne will shepherd them and will lead them to springs of living waters, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes." They will not be hungry [any] longer or be thirsty [any] longer, nor will the sun ever beat down on them, nor any heat,

Ezekiel 47:1-12

And he brought me back to the doorway of the temple and, look! There was water coming out from under the threshold of the temple eastward, because the face of the temple [was] eastwards; and the water was coming down from under the south side of the temple, from south of the altar. And he brought me out [by the way] of [the] north gate and he led me around [by the] {way leading to the outside of the outer gate} [by] way of the [gate] facing east, and look, there was water trickling from the south side. As the man went eastward a measuring line [was] in his hand, and he measured a thousand {cubits}. And he led me through [on] into the water; [it was] {ankle deep}. read more.
And he measured a thousand [cubits], and he brought me over into the waters [and] [it was] {knee deep}. And he measured a thousand [cubits], and he brought me over [into] the waters [and] [it was] {waist deep}. And he measured a thousand [cubits], [and] [it became] a stream that I was not able to cross, because the water rose, {waters a person could swim in}, [and became] a stream that could not be crossed. And he asked me, "Son of man, did you see [this]?" And he made me go, and he brought me back [along] the bank of the stream. {When I returned}, then look! On the bank of the river [were] many trees {on both sides}. And he said to me, "These waters [are] going out to the eastern region, and they go down to the {Jordan Valley}, and they come [to] the sea [and flow] into the sea [where] {they issue out}, and the waters [in the sea] will be healed. And then every living creature [with] which it teems, {to every place the waters come} it will live; [and] very many fish will live because these waters came there, and [so] the [water] will be healed and everything [will be] alive {everywhere that} {the stream will come}. And then fishers from En Gedi and [on] up to En Eglaim will stand beside it, a sea-girt drying yard for nets; their fish for the dragnets will be {of every kind}, like the fish of the great sea, [and] very many. But its marshes and its swamps will not be cured, for they were given for salt. And along the stream will go up on its banks {from both sides} every tree {producing food}; its leaf will not wither and it will not cease [producing] its fruit. {Every month} it will bear early fruit, for its waters [are] going out from the sanctuary, and its fruit will be as food, and its leaf for healing."

Revelation 22:1-2

And he showed me the river of the water of life, clear as crystal, coming out from the throne of God and of the Lamb in the middle of its street, and {on both sides of the river} [is] the tree of life, producing twelve fruits--yielding its fruit according to every month--and the leaves of the tree [are] for the healing of the nations.

2 Thessalonians 1:6-7

since [it is] righteous in the sight of God to pay back those who are afflicting you with affliction, and to you who are being afflicted, rest with us at the revelation of the Lord Jesus from heaven with his powerful angels,

Revelation 6:10-11

and they cried out with a loud voice, saying, "{How long}, holy and true Lord, will you not judge and avenge our blood from those who live on the earth?" And to each one of them a white robe was given, and it was said to them that they should rest yet a short time, until [the number of] their fellow slaves and their brothers who were about to be killed as they [had been] were completed also.

Isaiah 57:2

he enters [into] peace; they will rest on their beds, walking straight ahead of him.

Isaiah 65:22-23

They shall not build and another inhabit; they shall not plant and another eat. For the days of my people [shall be] like the days of tree, and my chosen ones shall enjoy the work of their hands. They shall not labor for nothing, and they shall not give birth to horror, for they {shall be offspring blessed by} Yahweh, and their descendants with them.

Hebrews 4:11

Therefore, let us make every effort to enter into that rest, in order that no one may fall in the same pattern of disobedience.

Isaiah 25:8

He will {destroy} death forever, and the Lord Yahweh will wipe off [the] tears from all faces, and he will remove the disgrace of his people from all the earth, for Yahweh has spoken.

Isaiah 65:19

And I will shout in exultation over Jerusalem, and I will rejoice over my people, and [the] sound of weeping shall no longer be heard in it, or [the] sound of a cry for help.

Luke 20:36

for they are not even able to die any longer, because they are like the angels and are sons of God, [because they] are sons of the resurrection.

Romans 8:23

Not only [this], but we ourselves also, having the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves [while we] await eagerly [our] adoption, the redemption of our body.

Isaiah 65:25

[The] wolf and [the] lamb shall feed like one, and [the] lion shall eat straw like the ox, but dust [shall be] [the] serpent's food. They shall do no evil, and they shall not destroy on all {my holy mountain}," says Yahweh.

Isaiah 11:6-9

And a wolf shall {stay} with a lamb, and a leopard shall lie down with a kid, and a calf and a lion and a fatling together {as a small boy leads} them. And a cow and a bear shall graze; their young shall lie down together. And a lion shall eat straw like the cattle. And {an infant} shall play over a serpent's hole, and {a toddler} shall put his hand on a viper's hole. read more.
They will not injure and they will not destroy on all of my {holy mountain}, for the earth will be full [of the] knowledge [of] Yahweh, as the waters cover the sea.

Hosea 2:18

I will make a covenant for them on that day, with the animals of the field, with the birds of the heaven, and [with] the creeping things of the ground; [the] bow, [the] sword, and [the] war I will abolish from the land, and I will let them lie down in safety.

Revelation 22:3

And there will not be any curse [any] longer, and the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and his slaves will serve him,

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