Hebrews 11:6

“But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But without faith it is impossible to please him: for hee that commeth to God, must beleeue that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seeke him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And without faith it is impossible to please {Him,} for he who comes to God must believe that He is and {that} He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And without faith it is impossible to be well-pleasing `unto him'; for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and `that' he is a rewarder of them that seek after him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And without faith it is not possible to be well-pleasing to him, for it is necessary for anyone who comes to God to have the belief that God is, and that he is a rewarder of all those who make a serious search for him.
- Basic English Bible

But without faith [it is] impossible to please [him]. For he that draws near to God must believe that he is, and [that] he is a rewarder of them who seek him out.
- Darby Bible

But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
- Webster's Bible

But where there is no faith it is impossible truly to please Him; for the man who draws near to God must believe that there is a God and that He proves Himself a rewarder of those who earnestly try to find Him.
- Weymouth Bible

Without faith it is impossible to be well pleasing to him, for he who comes to God must believe that he exists, and that he is a rewarder of those who seek him.
- World English Bible

And it is impossible to plese God without feith. For it bihoueth that a man comynge to God, bileue that he is, and that he is rewardere to men that seken hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

and apart from faith it is impossible to please well, for it behoveth him who is coming to God to believe that He is, and to those seeking Him He becometh a rewarder.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 11:6


11:6 But without faith - Even some divine faith in God, it is impossible to please him. For he that cometh to God - in prayer, or another act of worship, must believe that he is.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 11:6


Heb 11:6 But without faith [it is] impossible to please [him]. Man cannot please God without because in unbelief he cannot do what is pleasing to God. For he that cometh to God must believe that he is. To please God we must come to him in the appointed ways, but this cannot be done without belief in his existence and

Discussion for Hebrews 11:6

  • John madden for verse 6
    Two points and a poem wont get it with god .without faith nothing happens.
  • Titilayomi (my joy is forever) for verse 6
    If I must come to God or want anything from God, two things must be at the base of my thought and understanding believe 1. God is God exists: He is not a figment of my imagination He is not a fairy tale diety. He truly exists like anyone that can be seen,heard or felt. 2. He rewards diligent seeers!!! It is not enough to believe in the existence of God.Your consciousness of He being a rewarder makes one to consistently and continuously seek search for Him
  • MockingBird for verse 6
    First , Faith pleases God , without it I won 't get no where. Second I must believe that He is : And I do Third , when I seek His face in faith I also must believe that He is the rewarder : He and no one else : source will reward me. He may do it through people I am not to seek out those people that I think God will reward me with or the thing that I may think I desperately need. I must be in the process of diligently seeking Him and none other. He will reward Faith !!!! Faith pleases my Lord God !!!
  • Olabode for verse 6
    Faith is a medium through which we can receive something from God.For example, if we pray for a year, without faith,our prayers cannot be answered. Even,for us to receive healing, raising the dead, perform miracles, etc without faith, it is impossible. Also, For us to believe that Jesus was sent by God to save us,we need faith.
  • Rasheena for verse 6
    God is a healer. Obtain faith by STAYING IN THE FACE OF GOD
  • Kenneth Gilliard for verse 6
    To have faith is to let one self go and give it all to God to come under His authority and let the Holy Spirit lead and guide us.The Holy Spirit knows what best for us.