Hebrews 3:12

“Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an euill heart of vnbeleefe, in departing from the liuing God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Take care, brethren, that there not be in any one of you an evil, unbelieving heart that falls away from the living God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Take heed, brethren, lest haply there shall be in any one of you an evil heart of unbelief, in falling away from the living God:
- American Standard Version (1901)

My brothers, take care that there is not by chance in any one of you an evil heart without belief, turning away from the living God:
- Basic English Bible

See, brethren, lest there be in any one of you a wicked heart of unbelief, in turning away from [the] living God.
- Darby Bible

Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God.
- Webster's Bible

see to it, brethren, that there is never in any one of you--as perhaps there may be--a sinful and unbelieving heart, manifesting itself in revolt from the ever-living God.
- Weymouth Bible

Beware, brothers, lest perhaps there be in any one of you an evil heart of unbelief, in falling away from the living God;
- World English Bible

Britheren, se ye, lest perauenture in ony of you be an yuel herte of vnbileue, to departe fro the lyuynge God.
- Wycliffe Bible

See, brethren, lest there shall be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief in the falling away from the living God,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 3:12


3:12 Take heed, lest there be in any of you - As there was in them. An evil heart of unbelief - Unbelief is the parent of all evil, and the very essence of unbelief lies in departing from God, as the living God - The fountain of all our life, holiness, happiness.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 3:12


Heb 3:12 Take heed, brethren, etc. They fell from unbelief, which led them to depart from God. Take heed, lest you Hebrew Christians seeking the heavenly rest should so fall.

Discussion for Hebrews 3:12

  • John Madden for verse 12
    brethern.....not unbelievers what a warning.how much more we are accountable.just as were the children of Israel,,The warnings and promises of god are Very true on both sides of faith and unbelief,,
  • 6:10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.
    6:11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
    6:12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
    6:13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
    6:14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
    6:15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;
    6:16 Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.
    6:17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
    6:18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
    EPHESIANS 6

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