Hebrews 4:4

“For he spake in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For he spake in a certaine place of the seuenth day on this wise: And God did rest the seuenth day from all his works.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For He has said somewhere concerning the seventh {day:} "AND GOD RESTED ON THE SEVENTH DAY FROM ALL HIS WORKS;"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For he hath said somewhere of the seventh `day' on this wise, And God rested on the seventh day from all his works;
- American Standard Version (1901)

For in one place he has said of the seventh day, And God had rest from all his works on the seventh day;
- Basic English Bible

For he has said somewhere of the seventh [day] thus, And God rested on the seventh day from all his works:
- Darby Bible

For he spoke in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God rested the seventh day from all his works.
- Webster's Bible

For, as we know, when speaking of the seventh day He has used the words, "And God rested on the seventh day from all His works;"
- Weymouth Bible

For he has said this somewhere about the seventh day, "God rested on the seventh day from all his works;"
- World English Bible

he seide thus in a place of the seuenthe dai, And God restide in the seuenthe dai from alle hise werkis.
- Wycliffe Bible

for He spake in a certain place concerning the seventh [day] thus: `And God did rest in the seventh day from all His works;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 4:4


4:4 For, long after he had rested from his works, he speaks again. #Gen 2:2|.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 4:4


Heb 4:4 He spake in a certain place. In Ge 2:2. There it is stated that And God did rest the seventh day from all his works. The Sabbath rest was therefore established long before Israel was denied entrance into the rest. Hence it is not "the rest".

Discussion for Hebrews 4

  • 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
  • Rondalyn Brindley Jones
    Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin..therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need
  • Irene123
    Matt. 11:28 - " ..... and I will give you rest." Mk. 2:27; Sabbath was made for man ..... "
    Mike M. is right
  • Steve morrow
    Hebrews 4:16 let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need titus 2:11 for the grace of GOD that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men 2:12 ---TEACHING US--- THAT DENYING UNGODLINESS AND WORLDLY LUSTS WE SHOULD LIVE SOBERLY RIGHTEOUSLY AND GODLY IN THIS PRESENT WORLD ephesians 6:17and take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the spirit which is the word of GOD 2 thess 2:8 and then shall that wicked be revealed whom the LORD shall consume with the spirit of HIS mouth and shall destroy with the brightness of HIS coming

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