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

  • Clint
    WE seam to miss what we are being taught in chapter 3 and 4 Do you obsearve the sabbath day or is this just another day? We must rest and it is a holy day unto GOD it looks like we take it as unbelief, also as he speaks to us we do not observe it because of our unbelive
  • 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!

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