Hebrews 12:3

“For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For consider him that indured such contradiction of sinners against himselfe, lest ye be wearied and faint in your mindes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For consider him that hath endured such gainsaying of sinners against himself, that ye wax not weary, fainting in your souls.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give thought to him who has undergone so much of the hate of sinners against himself, so that you may not be tired and feeble of purpose.
- Basic English Bible

For consider well him who endured so great contradiction from sinners against himself, that ye be not weary, fainting in your minds.
- Darby Bible

For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore, if you would escape becoming weary and faint-hearted, compare your own sufferings with those of Him who endured such hostility directed against Him by sinners.
- Weymouth Bible

For consider him who has endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, that you don't grow weary, fainting in your souls.
- World English Bible

And bithenke ye on hym that suffride siche `ayen seiynge of synful men ayens hym silf, that ye be not maad wery, failinge in youre soulis.
- Wycliffe Bible

for consider again him who endured such gainsaying from the sinners to himself, that ye may not be wearied in your souls -- being faint.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 12:3


12:3 Consider - Draw the comparison and think. The Lord bore all this; and shall his servants bear nothing? Him that endured such contradiction from sinners - Such enmity and opposition of every kind Lest ye be weary - Dull and languid, and so actually faint in your course.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 12:3


Heb 12:3 Consider him . . . lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds. When you become faint and discouraged by persecution, consider what Christ suffered from sinners.

Discussion for Hebrews 12

  • Angela a. trehern
    This is such a powerful scripture! It often brings me to a place I need to be...bringing tears to my eyes. Christ on the cross dying in agony , innocent ,choosing with the deepest love possible to give his life for me, a sinner so unworthy and many times weak...I find strength and tremendous encouragement in my Christian walk in these words!!(:
  • Darlene Wells
    God's word is truth and fulfillingh
  • BSP
    We should strive to pursue peace with all men.
  • SYLVIA HERNANDEZ
    There is only one straight narrow path that God will accept To enter the kingdom of God. Faith, obedience to the word, in sincerity in truth. JOHN 14
  • Arthur Gray
    Verse 22 - 24 teaches protocols of engaging heavenly in issues of intercession.
  • Desmond
    Faithful Christians welcome the Lords chastisement because they understand that it is for their own spiritual good.Christians must have the desire to be corrected when they a walking froward to God's word.God is a loving,caring,forgiving, and just God.Faithful Christians need to always be in remembrance of that.

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