Hebrews 4:16

“Let vs therefore come boldly vnto the throne of grace, that wee may obtaine mercy, and finde grace to helpe in time of need.”

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Other Translations

Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
- King James Version

Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let us therefore draw near with boldness unto the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy, and may find grace to help `us' in time of need.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then let us come near to the seat of grace without fear, so that mercy may be given to us, and we may get grace for our help in time of need.
- Basic English Bible

Let us approach therefore with boldness to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy, and find grace for seasonable help.
- Darby Bible

Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore let us come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our times of need.
- Weymouth Bible

Let us therefore draw near with boldness to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy, and may find grace for help in time of need.
- World English Bible

Therfor go we with trist to the trone of his grace, that we gete merci, and fynde grace in couenable help.
- Wycliffe Bible

we may come near, then, with freedom, to the throne of the grace, that we may receive kindness, and find grace -- for seasonable help.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 4:16


4:16 Let us therefore come boldly - Without any doubt or fear. Unto the throne of God, our reconciled Father, even his throne of grace - Grace erected it, and reigns there, and dispenses all blessings in a way of mere, unmerited favour.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 4:16


Heb 4:16 Let us therefore come boldly. Because our high priest can be touched by our infirmities. Unto the throne of grace. The Jewish high priest interceded before the mercy-seat. We may come boldly to the mercy-seat, knowing that our loving Elder Brother is our high priest in the heavens. Hence we may always have confidence when we ask for grace to help in time of need. The practical lesson of the chapter is that the True Rest promised remains. It was not the Sabbath day, nor was it Canaan. It is the heavenly rest of which these are types. Unbelieving disobedience excluded the Israelites from the typical rest of Canaan. So, too, it will exclude those who have started to enter into the heavenly rest if they refuse to hear Christ through unbelief. The believing Joshua and Caleb entered into Canaan. So, too, the true and faithful believers who follow Christ will enter into the rest above.

Discussion for Hebrews 4

  • James
    Greetings, I would appreciate an answer from anyone who's able to provide one for the following question. -In what Chapter and verse in the "King James Version" of the Bible was Jesus asked, " Why Moses gave a certificate of divorce?" Thanks,
  • 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

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