Hebrews 3:9

“When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my works forty years.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When your fathers tempted me, prooued me, and saw my works fourty yeeres.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

WHERE YOUR FATHERS TRIED {Me} BY TESTING {Me,} AND SAW MY WORKS FOR FORTY YEARS.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Where your fathers tried `me' by proving `me,' And saw my works forty years.
- American Standard Version (1901)

When your fathers put me to the test, and saw my works for forty years.
- Basic English Bible

where your fathers tempted [me], by proving [me], and saw my works forty years.
- Darby Bible

When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my works forty years.
- Webster's Bible

where your forefathers so sorely tried My patience and saw all that I did during forty years.
- Weymouth Bible

where your fathers tested me by proving me, and saw my works for forty years.
- World English Bible

where youre fadris temptiden me, and preueden, and siyen my werkis fourti yeeris.
- Wycliffe Bible

in which tempt Me did your fathers, they did prove Me, and saw My works forty years;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 3:9


3:9 Where your fathers - That hard - hearted and stiff - necked generation. So little cause had their descendants to glory in them. Tempted me - Whether I could and would help them. Proved me - Put my patience to the proof, even while they saw my glorious works both of judgment and mercy, and that for forty years.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 3:9


Heb 3:9 When your fathers tempted me, proved me. Tempted me by proving me. Seeing how much murmuring and sin I would endure. And saw my works forty years. All his mighty manifestations in their behalf during all the period of their sojourn in the wilderness.

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