Hebrews 4:7

“Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Againe, hee limiteth a certaine day, saying in Dauid, To day, after so long a time; as it is saide, To day if ye will heare his voyce, harden not your hearts.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He again fixes a certain day, "Today, saying through David after so long a time just as has been said before, "TODAY IF YOU HEAR HIS VOICE, DO NOT HARDEN YOUR HEARTS.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

he again defineth a certain day, To-day, saying in David so long a time afterward (even as hath been said before), To-day if ye shall hear his voice, Harden not your hearts.
- American Standard Version (1901)

After a long time, again naming a certain day, he says in David, Today (as he had said before), Today if you will let his voice come to your ears, be not hard of heart,
- Basic English Bible

again he determines a certain day, saying, in David, 'To-day,' after so long a time; (according as it has been said before), To-day, if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.
- Darby Bible

(Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To-day, after so long a time; as it is said, To-day, if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.
- Webster's Bible

He again definitely mentions a certain day, "To-day," saying long afterwards, by David's lips, in the words already quoted, "To-day, if you hear His voice, do not harden your hearts."
- Weymouth Bible

he again defines a certain day, today, saying through David so long a time afterward (just as has been said), "Today if you will hear his voice, don't harden your hearts."
- World English Bible

Eftsoone he termyneth sum dai, and seith in Dauith, To dai, aftir so myche tyme of tyme, as it is biforseid, To dai if ye han herd his vois, nyle ye hardne youre hertis.
- Wycliffe Bible

again He doth limit a certain day, `To-day,' (in David saying, after so long a time,) as it hath been said, `To-day, if His voice ye may hear, ye may not harden your hearts,'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 4:7


4:7 After so long a time - It was above four hundred years from the time of Moses and Joshua to David. As it was said before - St. Paul here refers to the text he had just cited.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 4:7


Heb 4:7 Again, he limiteth a certain day. The thought is that there is a day of opportunity. If that day is passed by, the opportunity is gone. The word of the Lord is "To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts". Saying in David. In Ps 95:7.

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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