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

  • BSP
    Verse 16: One who commits sexual immorality is likened to having the attitude of Esau. He was willing to trade something valuable for a few fleeting moments of physical pleasure.
  • BSP
    Verse 3: Considering the things that Jesus went through can help us when we endure trials.
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 12:15 FOLLOW PEACE WITH ALL MEN AND HOLINESS WITHOUT WHICH NO MAN SHALL SEE THE LORD 1 PETER 1:15 BUT AS HE WHICH HATH CALLED YOU IS HOLY SO BE YOU HOLY IN ALL MANNER OF CONVERSATION --12:16--BECAUSE AS IT IS WRITTEN BE YOU HOLY FOR I AM HOLY***MARK 7:9 AND HE SAID UNTO THEM FULL WELL YOU REJECT THE COMMANDMENT OF GOD THAT YOU MAY KEEP YOUR OWN TRADITION***
  • BSP
    Verses 5 and 6 tell us not to belittle discipline or give up when disciplined. We should humble take the discipline and learn from our mistakes.
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 12:2 LOOKING UNTO JESUS THE AUTHOR AND FINISHER OF OUR FAITH WHO FOR THE JOY THAT WAS SET BEFORE HIM --- ENDURED THE CROSS --- DESPISING THE SHAME AND IS SET DOWN AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE --- THRONE OF GOD --- HEBREWS 5:9 AND BEING MADE PERFECT --- HE --- BECAME THE AUTHOR OF ETERNAL SALVATION UNTO ALL THEM THAT OBEY HIM
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 12:17 FOR YOU KNOW HOW THAT AFTERWARD WHEN HE WOULD HAVE INHERITED THE BLESSING THE BLESSING HE WAS REJECTED FOR HE FOUND NO PLACE OF REPENTANCE THOUGH HE SOUGHT IT CAREFULLY WITH TEARS

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