Hebrews 10:38

“Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Hebrews 10:38

Now the iust shall liue by faith: but if any man drawe backe, my soule shall haue no pleasure in him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

BUT MY RIGHTEOUS ONE SHALL LIVE BY FAITH; AND IF HE SHRINKS BACK, MY SOUL HAS NO PLEASURE IN HIM.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But my righteous one shall live by faith: And if he shrink back, my soul hath no pleasure in him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the upright man will be living by his faith; and if he goes back, my soul will have no pleasure in him.
- Basic English Bible

But the just shall live by faith; and, if he draw back, my soul does not take pleasure in him.
- Darby Bible

Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man shall draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.
- Webster's Bible

But it is by faith that My righteous servant shall live; and if he shrinks back, My soul takes no pleasure in him."
- Weymouth Bible

But the righteous will live by faith. If he shrinks back, my soul has no pleasure in him."
- World English Bible

For my iust man lyueth of feith; that if he withdrawith hym silf, he schal not plese to my soule.
- Wycliffe Bible

and `the righteous by faith shall live,' and `if he may draw back, My soul hath no pleasure in him,'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Hebrews 10:38

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 10:38


10:38 Now the just - The justified person. Shall live - In God's favour, a spiritual and holy life. By faith - As long as he retains that gift of God. But if he draw back - If he make shipwreck of his faith My soul hath no pleasure in him - That is, I abhor him; I cast him off. #Hab 2:3|, &c.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 10:38


Heb 10:38 Now the just shall live by faith. See Hab 2:4. Those who continued to walk in the full assurance of faith shall live by faith (Heb 10:22). But if [any man] draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him. He who draws back through fear, or because of trial, in him God hath no pleasure. See Ps 5:4.

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