Hebrews 4:1

“Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let vs therefore feare, lest a promise being left vs, of entring into his rest, any of you should seeme to come short of it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short of it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let us fear therefore, lest haply, a promise being left of entering into his rest, any one of you should seem to have come short of it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let us then, though we still have God's word that we may come into his rest, go in fear that some of you may be unable to do so.
- Basic English Bible

Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left of entering into his rest, any one of you might seem to have failed [of it].
- Darby Bible

Let us therefore fear, lest a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore let us be on our guard lest perhaps, while He still leaves us a promise of being admitted to His rest, some one of you should be found to have fallen short of it.
- Weymouth Bible

Let us fear therefore, lest perhaps anyone of you should seem to have come short of a promise of entering into his rest.
- World English Bible

Therfor drede we, lest perauenture while the biheest of entryng in to his reste is left, that ony of vs be gessid to be awei.
- Wycliffe Bible

We may fear, then, lest a promise being left of entering into His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 4:1


Heb 4:1 The Rest That Remaineth for the Saints SUMMARY OF HEBREW 4: Diligence Needful to Enter the Rest. A Rest for the Saints. God's Rest a Type. Old Israel Did Not Find the True Rest. There Remaineth a Rest. Let us therefore fear. God's promises are conditional. A rest is promised, but we must take heed that we do not "come short of it" by failing to keep the conditions.

Discussion for Hebrews 4

  • Edna
    the rest we have has to do with the work on the cross that Jesus finished on the cross.I belive he died once and for ALL NEVER TO DO THAT AGAIN HE WILL RETURN BRINGING SALVATION
  • Chris
    I love the words of verses 15
  • SR
    Regarding Sabbath. In Hebrews 4, look at verses 8
  • MARY JANE BALL
    Praise be to His Holy name!Keep up the good work with encouraging verses.
  • Librarygal143
    Thank you God, for all your blessings!
  • Lilian
    Meditating God's words day and night all the desire of thine heart will be added. If we delight ourselves to Jesus first we will find his peace and love . Let us therfore come boldly into the throne of grace so that we may obtain mercy and find the grace to help in time of need. Thank you Jesus for your word praise you Jesus all the time amen

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