Hebrews 6:4

“For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For it is impossible for those who were once inlightned, and haue tasted of the heauenly gift, and were made partakers of the holy Ghost,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For in the case of those who have once been enlightened and have tasted of the heavenly gift and have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For as touching those who were once enlightened and tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit,
- American Standard Version (1901)

As for those who at one time saw the light, tasting the good things from heaven, and having their part in the Holy Spirit,
- Basic English Bible

For it is impossible to renew again to repentance those once enlightened, and who have tasted of the heavenly gift, and have been made partakers of [the] Holy Spirit,
- Darby Bible

For it is impossible for those who have been once enlightened, and have tasted the heavenly gift, and have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit.
- Webster's Bible

For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once for all been enlightened, and have tasted the sweetness of the heavenly gift, and have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit,
- Weymouth Bible

For concerning those who were once enlightened and tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit,
- World English Bible

But it is impossible, that thei that ben onys liytned, and `han tastid also an heuenly yifte, and ben maad parceneris of the Hooli Goost,
- Wycliffe Bible

for [it is] impossible for those once enlightened, having tasted also of the heavenly gift, and partakers having became of the Holy Spirit,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 6:4


6:4 It is impossible for those who were once enlightened - With the light of the glorious love of God in Christ. And have tasted the heavenly gift - Remission of sins, sweeter than honey and the honeycomb. And been made partakers of the Holy Ghost - Of the witness and the fruit of he Spirit.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 6:4


Heb 6:4 For [it is] impossible. There are sins that have no forgiveness (Mt 12:31,32). There are Apostates who can never find a place for repentance, not because of the failure of God's mercy, but because they have destroyed their moral capacity for a heartfelt repentance. Usually the most hardened sinner are apostates. Those who were once enlightened. Had the light of the Gospel. See Joh 8:12. Have tasted. Experienced. Of the heavenly gift. The new life in Christ. Christ "giveth life unto the world" (Joh 20:31). And were made partakers of the Holy Spirit. The Spirit of God is sent into the heart of all sons (Ga 4:6 Ro 8:9).

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