Hebrews 10:34

“For ye had compassion of me in my bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of your goods, knowing in yourselves that ye have in heaven a better and an enduring substance.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For yee had compassion of me in my bonds, and tooke ioyfully the spoyling of your goods, knowing in your selues that yee haue in heauen a better and an induring substance.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For you showed sympathy to the prisoners and accepted joyfully the seizure of your property, knowing that you have for yourselves a better possession and a lasting one.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For ye both had compassion on them that were in bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of you possessions, knowing that ye have for yourselves a better possession and an abiding one.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For you had pity on those who were in prison, and had joy in the loss of your property, in the knowledge that you still had a better property and one which you would keep for ever.
- Basic English Bible

For ye both sympathised with prisoners and accepted with joy the plunder of your goods, knowing that ye have for yourselves a better substance, and an abiding one.
- Darby Bible

For ye had compassion of me in my bonds, and took joyfully the seizing of your goods, knowing in yourselves that ye have in heaven a better and an enduring substance.
- Webster's Bible

For you not only showed sympathy with those who were imprisoned, but you even submitted with joy when your property was taken from you, being well aware that you have in your own selves a more valuable possession and one which will remain.
- Weymouth Bible

For you both had compassion on me in my chains, and joyfully accepted the plundering of your possessions, knowing that you have for yourselves a better possession and an enduring one in the heavens.
- World English Bible

For also to boundun men ye hadden compassioun, and ye resseyueden with ioye the robbyng of youre goodis, knowinge that ye han a betere and a dwellinge substaunce.
- Wycliffe Bible

for also with my bonds ye sympathised, and the robbery of your goods with joy ye did receive, knowing that ye have in yourselves a better substance in the heavens, and an enduring one.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 10:34


10:34 For ye sympathized with all your suffering brethren, and with me in particular; and received joyfully the loss of your own goods.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 10:34


Heb 10:34 For ye had compassion of me in my bonds. "For ye had compassion on them in bonds" (Revised Version). Actively showed their sympathy. And took joyfully the spoiling of your goods. The losses made necessary by becoming Christians. Knowing in yourselves that ye have in heaven a better and an enduring substance. Knowing that if they lost on earth they would gain in heaven.

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