Hebrews 13:7

“Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Remember them which haue the rule ouer you, who haue spoken vnto you the word of God, whose faith follow, considering the end of their conuersation.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Remember those who led you, who spoke the word of God to you; and considering the result of their conduct, imitate their faith.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Remember them that had the rule over you, men that spake unto you the word of God; and considering the issue of their life, imitate their faith.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Keep in mind those who were over you, and who gave you the word of God; seeing the outcome of their way of life, let your faith be like theirs.
- Basic English Bible

Remember your leaders who have spoken to you the word of God; and considering the issue of their conversation, imitate their faith.
- Darby Bible

Remember them who have the rule over you, who have spoken to you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their manner of life.
- Webster's Bible

Remember your former leaders--it was they who brought you God's Message. Bear in mind how they ended their lives, and imitate their faith.
- Weymouth Bible

Remember your leaders, men who spoke to you the word of God, and considering the results of their conduct, imitate their faith.
- World English Bible

Haue ye mynde of youre souereyns, that han spokun to you the word of God; of whiche `biholde ye the goyng out of lyuynge, and sue ye the feith of hem,
- Wycliffe Bible

Be mindful of those leading you, who did speak to you the word of God, whose faith -- considering the issue of the behaviour -- be imitating,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 13:7


13:7 Remember them - Who are now with God, considering the happy end of their conversation on earth.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 13:7


Heb 13:7 Remember them which have the rule over you. "Remember them that had the rule over you" (Revised Version). As the past tense is used, the rulers named, it is thought, were dead. At the date of this epistle, James the brother of John, and "James the brother of our Lord", both so closely connected with the Jerusalem church, had suffered martyrdom. The last named, whose martyrdom is recorded by Josephus, was put to death in A.D. 63. Whose faith follow. Imitate it.

Discussion for Hebrews 13

  • Jim
    Verse 5 is awesome. It gives us assurance that He is and always will be with us. But it is saying more than that. We are not to desire what others have because He has promised to always be with us. He is to be our sufficiency. And let me ask the question if Jesus is not enough in your life and my life then why isn't He? Something is wrong with us if "He is not enough" But He is more than enough!!!
  • Felicia
    This is a chap of exhortation encouraging us not to stop entertaining strangers, to remember those that are in bonds, encouraging marriage, not to be covetous, not to follow strange doctrines but to be established in the grace, to be submissive to our rulers etc. And he crowns all that with verses 20-21 my best. That the God of peace make us perfect... To Him be glory for ever and ever. Amen!
  • Charlotte
    chapter 13 is just saying that we need to follow the laws and do what the one over us say. Because this is not our home., We're passing through on the journey to the place prepared for by Jesus. Telling us to Love one other at all times. Let our living be the Bible for others to see. Believe in Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior and God our Father. To Love Unconditionally the way God Loves Us.
  • BSP
    Verse 7 encourages us to remember those taking the lead over us. We want to especially keep them in our prayers.
  • Charles fiorucci
    hello mike from 1yr ago please repent and turn to the lord jesus christ
    alone fro your salvation he is a friend that sticks closer than a brother
    please do not give up on life job was a godly man but he was tested
    by god he lost everything his children and all his comforts of home
    daniel shadrach meshack and abindego i could go on repent and
    turn to jesus christ alone your only hope.
  • Willie miller
    Thanks

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