Hebrews 3:6

“But Christ as a son over his own house; whose house are we, if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm unto the end.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But Christ as a Sonne ouer his owne house, whose house are wee, if we hold fast the confidence, and the reioycing of the hope firme vnto the end.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

but Christ {was faithful} as a Son over His house--whose house we are, if we hold fast our confidence and the boast of our hope firm until the end.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but Christ as a son, over his house; whose house are we, if we hold fast our boldness and the glorying of our hope firm unto the end.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But Christ as a son, over his house; whose house are we, if we keep our hearts fixed in the glad and certain hope till the end.
- Basic English Bible

but Christ, as Son over his house, whose house are *we*, if indeed we hold fast the boldness and the boast of hope firm to the end.
- Darby Bible

But Christ as a son over his own house: whose house are we, if we hold fast the confidence, and the rejoicing of the hope firm to the end.
- Webster's Bible

but Christ was faithful as a Son having authority over God's house, and we are that house, if we hold firm to the End the boldness and the hope which we boast of as ours.
- Weymouth Bible

but Christ is faithful as a Son over his house; whose house we are, if we hold fast our confidence and the glorying of our hope firm to the end.
- World English Bible

but Crist as a sone in his hous. Which hous we ben, if we holden sad trist and glorie of hope in to the ende.
- Wycliffe Bible

and Christ, as a Son over his house, whose house are we, if the boldness and the rejoicing of the hope unto the end we hold fast.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 3:6


3:6 But Christ was faithful as a Son; whose house we are, while we hold fast, and shall be unto the end, if we hold fast our confidence in God, and glorying in his promises; our faith and hope.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 3:6


Heb 3:6 But Christ as a son over his own house. Moses was a waiting man in the Lord's house, but Christ, the Son, is Lord over the house, his own church. Whose house we are. "Ye are God's building" (1Co 3:9) and "My church" (Mt 16:18). If we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm unto the end. We Christians are Christ's house, and will continue to be Christ's house, if we hold fast, etc. The possibility of falling away, as Israelites fell away from God's house of Israel, is pointed out in the following verses.

Discussion for Hebrews 3:6

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