1 Long ago God spoke many times and in many ways to our ancestors through the prophets. 15 This High Priest of ours understands our weaknesses, for he faced all of the same testings we do, yet he did not sin. No, he was chosen by God, who said to him, Hebrews 4:11.--Let us labor therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief. But if we disobey God, as the people of Israel did, we will fall. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. Hebrews 4 NLT Parallel ESV [BSB CSB ESV HCS KJV ISV NAS NET NIV NLT GRK] New Living Translation: English Standard Version: 1 God’s promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it. Hebrews 4:11.--Let us labor therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief. 10 For all who have entered into God’s rest have rested from their labors, just as God did after creating the world. 9 So there is a special rest[f] still waiting for the people of God. Hebrews 4:12-13 NLT. View All Endorsements. As for the others, God said, “In my anger I took an oath:    ‘They will never enter my place of rest,’”[b], even though this rest has been ready since he made the world. 2 For this good news—that God has prepared this rest—has been announced to us just as it was to them. Hebrews 4 New Living Translation (NLT) Promised Rest for God’s People. 4 And no one can become a high priest simply because he wants such an honor. Select Book/Verse. Hebrews 4 Chapter 4. 11 So let us do our best to enter that rest. 6 So God’s rest is there for people to enter, but those who first heard this good news failed to enter because they disobeyed God. and to point out the simple steps that he takes, all included in the one … 4 We know it is ready because of the place in the Scriptures where it mentions the seventh day: “On the seventh day God rested from all his work.”[c] 5 But in the other passage God said, “They will never enter my place of rest.”[d]. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. 9 So there is a special rest[f] still waiting for the people of God. [a] 3 For only we who believe can enter his rest. 15 This High Priest of ours understands our weaknesses, for he faced all of the same testings we do, yet he did not sin. 5 But in the other passage God said, “They will never enter my place of rest.”. 2 For this good news—that God has prepared this rest—has been announced to us just as it was to them. 13 Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. Promised Rest for God’s People 1God’s promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it. [a](B) 3 Now we who have believed enter that rest, just as God has said, “So I declared on oath in my anger,    ‘They shall never enter my rest.’”[b](C), And yet his works have been finished since the creation of the world. 4 Therefore, since the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us be careful that none of you be found to have fallen short of it. Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. But it did them no good because they didn’t share the faith of those who listened to God. New Living Translation (NLT), ‘They will never enter my place of rest,’”. Hebrews 4:12 New Living Translation (NLT). 9 So there is a special rest # 4:9 Or a Sabbath rest. The author does not identify himself or those addressed, which letter writers normally did. 4 We know it is ready because of the place in the Scriptures where it mentions the seventh day: “On the seventh day God rested from all his work.”[c] 5 But in the other passage God said, “They will never enter my place of rest.”[d]. Hebrews is commonly referred to as a letter, though it does not have the typical form of a letter. 12 For the word of God is alive and powerful. 14 So then, since we have a great High Priest who has entered heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to what we believe. 1 God’s promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it.. 2 For this good news—that God has prepared this rest—has been announced to us just as it was to them. even though this rest has been ready since he made the world. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. But if we disobey God, as the people of Israel did, we will fall. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. 2 For this good news—that God has prepared this rest—has been announced to us just as it was to them. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our new, S Mk 4:14; Lk 5:1; 11:28; Jn 10:35; Ac 12:24; 1Th 2:13; 2Ti 2:9; 1Pe 1:23; 1Jn 2:14; Rev 1:2, 9, Ps 33:13-15; Pr 5:21; Jer 16:17; 23:24; Da 2:22. But it did them no good because they didn’t share the faith of those who listened to God. For only we who believe can enter his rest. 5 And again in the passage above he says, “They shall never enter my rest.”. 14 So then, since we have a great High Priest who has entered heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to what we believe. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable. Hebrews 4:11.--Let us labor therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief. But it did them no good because they didn’t share the faith of those who listened to God. Revelation 6:11 Then a white robe was given to each of them. God’s promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it. As for the others, God said, “In my anger I took an oath:    ‘They will never enter my place of rest,’”[b], even though this rest has been ready since he made the world. Jesus Christ Is God’s Son. 7 So God set another time for entering his rest, and that time is today. For this good news—that God has prepared this rest—has been announced to us just as it was to them. 5 That is why Christ did not honor himself by assuming he could become High Priest. For this good news—that God has prepared this rest—has been announced to us just as it was to them. 15 This High Priest of ours understands our weaknesses, for he faced all of the same testings we do, yet he did not sin. I want, in the simplest way possible, to answer the question: "How does a man enter into that rest?" 4 We know it is ready because of the place in the Scriptures where it mentions the seventh day: “On the seventh day God rested from all his work.”. Hebrews 4:15 New Living Translation (NLT). Hebrews 4:11.--Let us labor therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief. Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. Hebrews 4:1-16 NLT. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable. But it did them no good because they didn’t share the faith of … Hebrews 4:16 New Living Translation (NLT). But it did them no good because they didn’t share the faith of those who listened to God. 6 So God’s rest is there for people to enter, but those who first heard this good news failed to enter because they disobeyed God. Hebrews 4:1-13 NLT. 16 So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. (O) Sharper than any double-edged sword,(P) it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. Menlo Park Presbyterian Menlo Park, California. For the word of God is alive and powerful. “The NLT second edition was put together by a dream team of scholars and linguists and gives us a Bible that is thoroughly reliable and eminently readable. (Q) 13 Nothing in all creation is hidden from God’s sight. 16 So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. But it did them no good because they didn’t share the faith of those who listened to God. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. All rights reserved worldwide. still waiting for the people of God. God promised everything to the Son as an inheritance, and through the Son he created the universe. And yet his works have been finished since the creation of the world. 9 There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; 10 for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from their works,[e](J) just as God did from his. 14 So then, since we have a great High Priest who has entered heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to what we believe. God announced this through David much later in the words already quoted: “Today when you hear his voice,    don’t harden your hearts.”[e]. It ends like a letter ( 13:22-25 ) but begins more like an essay or sermon ( 1:1-4 ). Hebrews 4:1-16. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable. 12 For the word of God is alive and powerful. Hebrews 13:4, NLT. 4 1 God's promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it. Hebrews 4:4 We know it is ready because of the place in the Scriptures where it mentions the seventh day: "On the seventh day God rested from all his work." Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. I want, in the simplest way possible, to answer the question: "How does a man enter into that rest?" Promised Rest for God’s People. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most. Hebrews 4:1.--Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into His rest, any of you should seem to come short of it. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable. 4 God’s promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it. I want, in the simplest way possible, to answer the question: "How does a man enter into that rest?" Hebrews 4:1-16, NLT. 15 This High Priest of ours understands our weaknesses, for he faced all of the same testings we do, yet he did not sin. Scripture Search. I want, in the simplest way possible, to answer the question: "How does a man enter into that rest?" Hebrews 4:1.--Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into His rest, any of you should seem to come short of it. [a] 3 For only we who believe can enter his rest. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. Hebrews 4:1.--Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into His rest, any of you should seem to come short of it. 2 And now in these final days, he has spoken to us through his Son. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most. 2 For this good news-that God has prepared this rest-has been announced to us just as it was to them. It … 13 Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our new, NLT THRIVE Creative Journaling Devotional Bible--hardcover, blue flowers, NLT Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition--soft leather-look, brown/tan (indexed) (red letter), NLT Girls Life Application Study Bible, Softcover, NLT Inspire Bible: The Bible for Creative Journaling, Softcover, NLT Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition--soft leather-look, brown/mahogany (red letter). 10 For all who have entered into God’s rest have rested from their labors, just as God did after creating the world. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. But it did them no good because they didn’t share the faith of those who listened to God. Hebrews 4:9 So there is a special rest still waiting for the people of God. Hebrews 4:12-13. (Y) 16 Let us then approach(Z) God’s throne of grace with confidence,(AA) so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. 14 Therefore, since we have a great high priest(S) who has ascended into heaven,[f](T) Jesus the Son of God,(U) let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. Hebrews 4:12-16 NLT. 4 God’s promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it. 7 God again set a certain day, calling it “Today.”. 12 For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. Promised Rest for God’s People. God’s promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it. 11 So let us do our best to enter that rest. Hebrews 4:1.--Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into His rest, any of you should seem to come short of it. 16 So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. 16 So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. 4 God’s promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it. All rights reserved. 8 Now if Joshua had succeeded in giving them this rest, God would not have spoken about another day of rest still to come. 2 For this good news—that God has prepared this rest—has been announced to us just as it was to them. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most. Hebrews 1-4. Hebrews 4:14 - NLT - That is why we have a great High Priest who has... Study verse in the New Living Translation 10 For all who have entered into God’s rest have rested from their labors, just as God did after creating the world. (A) 2 For we also have had the good news proclaimed to us, just as they did; but the message they heard was of no value to them, because they did not share the faith of those who obeyed. Hebrews 4. 4 God’s promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it. even though this rest has been ready since he made the world. 2 For this good news—that God has prepared this rest—has been announced to us just as it was to them. Heb 4:12 - For the word of God is alive and powerful. All rights reserved. Hebrews 4:12-16. (K) 11 Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will perish by following their example of disobedience.(L). 4 Therefore, since the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us be careful that none of you be found to have fallen short of it. 1 Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us fear lest any of you should seem to have failed to reach it. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. He must be called by God for this work, just as Aaron was. ‘They will never enter my place of rest,’”. 2 For this good news—that God has prepared this rest—has been announced to us just as it was to them. (V) 15 For we do not have a high priest(W) who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are(X)—yet he did not sin. God announced this through David much later in the words already quoted: “Today when you hear his voice,    don’t harden your hearts.”[e]. 7 So God set another time for entering his rest, and that time is today. But it did them no good because they didn’t share the faith of those who listened to God. New Living Translation Update. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. 6 Therefore since it still remains for some to enter that rest, and since those who formerly had the good news proclaimed to them did not go in because of their disobedience,(F) 7 God again set a certain day, calling it “Today.” This he did when a long time later he spoke through David, as in the passage already quoted: “Today, if you hear his voice,    do not harden your hearts.”[d](G), 8 For if Joshua had given them rest,(H) God would not have spoken(I) later about another day. God’s promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it. But it did them no good because they didn’t share the faith of those who listened to God. 4 We know it is ready because of the place in the Scriptures where it mentions the seventh day: “On the seventh day God rested from all his work.” c 5 But in the other passage God said, “They will never enter my place of rest.” d Hebrews 4 New Living Translation (NLT) Promised Rest for God’s People. 4 God’s promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it. 2For this good news—that God has prepared this rest—has been announced to us just as it was to them. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. But if we disobey God, as the people of Israel did, we will fall. 11 So let us do our best to enter that rest. 8 Now if Joshua had succeeded in giving them this rest, God would not have spoken about another day of rest still to come. 4 For somewhere he has spoken about the seventh day in these words: “On the seventh day God rested from all his works.”[c](D) 5 And again in the passage above he says, “They shall never enter my rest.”(E). It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. For the word of God is alive and powerful. Hebrews 4 New Living Translation (NLT) Promised Rest for God’s People. It allows the Scriptures to speak with fresh vitality.” John Ortberg. (R) Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom we must give account. 4 God’s promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it. Hebrews 4. 12 For the word of God(M) is alive(N) and active. 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