Hebrews 11:25

“Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Chusing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, then to enioy the pleasures of sinne for a season:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

choosing rather to endure ill-treatment with the people of God than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

choosing rather to share ill treatment with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Feeling that it was better to undergo pain with the people of God, than for a short time to have a taste of the pleasures of sin;
- Basic English Bible

choosing rather to suffer affliction along with the people of God than to have [the] temporary pleasure of sin;
- Darby Bible

Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;
- Webster's Bible

having determined to endure ill-treatment along with the people of God rather than enjoy the short-lived pleasures of sin;
- Weymouth Bible

choosing rather to share ill treatment with God's people, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a time;
- World English Bible

and chees more to be turmentid with the puple of God, than to haue myrthe of temporal synne;
- Wycliffe Bible

having chosen rather to be afflicted with the people of God, than to have sin's pleasure for a season,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 11:25


Heb 11:25 Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God. There were honor, wealth and pleasure in the palace, but affliction with the enslaved nation. He chose the latter by faith. Than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season. The pleasures of sin are transient.

Discussion for Hebrews 11:25

  • John madden for verse 25
    As moses did so should we.. practice righteousness not sin
  • Ella Aladi for verse 25
    Suffering affliction here also means crucifying self in order to inherit everlasting rest.So it pays to stick to the word,renew our minds with God 's word according to Romans 12 2 .With the word loaded inside of us we can subdue the flesh unto godliness which is the most reasonable sacrifice.

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