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Hebrews 12:12

“Wherefore lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherefore lift vp the handes which hang downe, and the feeble knees.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore, strengthen the hands that are weak and the knees that are feeble,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore lift up the hands that hang down, and the palsied knees;
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this cause let the hands which are hanging down be lifted up, and let the feeble knees be made strong,
- Basic English Bible

Wherefore lift up the hands that hang down, and the failing knees;
- Darby Bible

Wherefore lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees;
- Webster's Bible

Therefore strengthen the drooping hands and paralysed knees,
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore, lift up the hands that hang down and the feeble knees,
- World English Bible

For whiche thing reise ye slowe hondis,
- Wycliffe Bible

Wherefore, the hanging-down hands and the loosened knees set ye up;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 12:12

12:12 Wherefore lift up the hands - Whether your own or your brethren's. That hang down - Unable to continue the combat. And the feeble knees - Unable to continue the race. #Isa 35:3|.

People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 12:12

Heb 12:12 Lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees. See Job 4:3 Isa 35:3 Eze 7:17. The thought is, shake off all weariness, all lameness, and push right on.

Discussion for Hebrews 12

    once you get born again you recieves the kingdom which can not be shaken
  • MockingBird for verse 2
    Jesus is the author the beginning and Jesus is the finisher the end of our faith : He is the first and the last : Jesus knew when He came to earth that He was on a mission : as I , we are ,Jesus suffered for His faith in His and our Father : When we I suffer for righteousness sake , there is a reward : Looking unto the end ,focusing on the prize : I have fought a Good fight , I have finished my course , I have kept the faith : there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness and having fellowship with my Heavenly Father and my Lord Jesus Christ throughout eternity : Which to me is PRICELESS !!! In thy Presence is fullness of Joy !!!
  • Lilian
    God is longing to bless us and heal us. Jesus already restores our Soul and have forgiven our sins when Jesus redeemed us on the cross. But sometimes because of our disobedience we are chastened. When the storm comes into our life we dont know what to do if we dont have Christ in our life. Jesus is the only Savior, He who opens his door for him will be saved. We must show our obedience to his words in order for us to see the Glory of God as his mercy and love endureth forever. What a promising God and always faithful to his words. Thanks to Jesus and keep praising his blood as his precious blood washed our ungodly sins. Praise you Lord and thanks for your blood i will love you Jesus forever until rapture. Amen
  • Michael Babarinde for verse 2
    Hebrews 12:2 KJV 'looking the act of directing the eyes to something and perceiving it visual ly. unto Jesus ...... ' is the blessedness of mourning.
  • Judy
    V6 to me means that when we sin intentionally or unintentionally, God withdraws His grace from us for a season, so that we know we cannot do without Him. This leads to repentance and a renewed desire for His word, prayer and holy living that His holy name may once again be glorified in our lives. Woe to you whose sins go unpunished know it I not well with you. Later a recompense shall be made.
  • Isabella for verse 14
    holiness is a lifestyle which differs dramatically from our mannerof life before we were saved.

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