Hebrews 4:1

“Let vs therefore feare, lest a promise being left vs, of entring into his rest, any of you should seeme to come short of it.”

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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.
- King James Version

Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short of it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let us fear therefore, lest haply, a promise being left of entering into his rest, any one of you should seem to have come short of it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let us then, though we still have God's word that we may come into his rest, go in fear that some of you may be unable to do so.
- Basic English Bible

Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left of entering into his rest, any one of you might seem to have failed [of it].
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore let us be on our guard lest perhaps, while He still leaves us a promise of being admitted to His rest, some one of you should be found to have fallen short of it.
- Weymouth Bible

Let us fear therefore, lest perhaps anyone of you should seem to have come short of a promise of entering into his rest.
- World English Bible

Therfor drede we, lest perauenture while the biheest of entryng in to his reste is left, that ony of vs be gessid to be awei.
- Wycliffe Bible

We may fear, then, lest a promise being left of entering into His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 4:1


Heb 4:1 The Rest That Remaineth for the Saints SUMMARY OF HEBREW 4: Diligence Needful to Enter the Rest. A Rest for the Saints. God's Rest a Type. Old Israel Did Not Find the True Rest. There Remaineth a Rest. Let us therefore fear. God's promises are conditional. A rest is promised, but we must take heed that we do not "come short of it" by failing to keep the conditions.

Discussion for Hebrews 4

  • Ify
    In Hebrew is telling us to stand firm and have faith in God Almighty the finisher, Alpha and Omega.
  • Teri
    a very humbling chapter of the bible, this should be our aim to enter that rest...and to remember that there are those who will not enter in.
  • Hazel Carty
    Thank you Lord Jesus Christ for your Grace and mercy thank you for making a way where there is no way you are my high preist mighty councillor and Prince of piece I am child of God AMEN and amen
  • Ivy Johnson
    Growing-up, people were believers in God. We love the The Word of God. We read it: Home: School: Sunday School: House of God: It was our Soiritual Food. We say our Grace before Meals: home: School: wherever. We say Thanks after each meal. Thank God Our Provider. It just came Natural. We believe every Word that Procedeth out-of-the Mouth-of-God. We studied: Memorized: Visualized:Gods Precious Words
  • Steve
    True, very few reside in the "rest" that Paul speaks of. But there were some as Moses, Joshua, and Caleb who were found worthy to cross over Jordan into the promised land. As for Christians, very few as well since the 12 disciples. Paul was fervant as a Jew and fervant as a Christian. But faith ain't free, nor easy to sustain. God is the Judge, as well as Jesus when he walked in perfect faith
  • SARAH m WHITTEN
    JESUS TELLS US TO KEEP HIS SATURDAY SABBATH HOLY ITS A DAY OF REST NO WORK TO BE DONE .I FOLLOW THE EXAMPLE OF MY YESHUA . HE KEPT IT SO DO I..

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