# Hebrews 12:14 **Amplified Bible (AMP)** **14 ***Continually* pursue peace with everyone, and the sanctification without which no one will [ever] see the Lord. Hebrews 12:11 : Hebrews 12:13 >> DISCLAIMER: Church of the Great God (CGG) provides these resources to aid the individual in studying the Bible. N.A.S.B. The Amplified Bible Hebrews 12:2. Hebrews 12. Hebrews 12:1 I.e. 9 Moreover, we have all had human fathers who disciplined us and we respected them for it. if ye be without--excluded from participation in chastisement, and wishing to be so. The word used here means properly straight, in the sense of upright, erect; Acts 14:10; but it is used here in the sense of straight horizontally, that is, level, plain, smooth. the people commended for their faith in ch 11. Last Week's Top Questions . Lexicon . # I.e. 12 So then, strengthen hands that are weak and knees that tremble. K.J.V. DOTK Daily Devotion. Everyone in a contest wants to win: be it a political race, a game of HORSE, or first in line at Starbucks. Ask a Question Got a Bible related Question? Bible > NIV > Hebrews 12 Hebrews 12 New International Version: Par 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. Sometimes the public shame of the cross is overlooked when one thinks of the pain and agony inflicted by it, but in the Roman Empire crucifixion was a shameful and disgraceful way to die, a form of capital punishment from which Roman citizens were exempt; and in Roman comedy it was used in a curse: “Go to a bad cross!”. Amplified® Darby I.S.V. (M) For what children are not disciplined by their father? However, it is up to the individual to "prove all things, and hold fast to that which is good" (I Thessalonians 5:21). Christ’s Sacrifice Once for All. 18 You have not come to a mountain that can be touched and that is burning with fire; to darkness, gloom and storm;(AD) 19 to a trumpet blast(AE) or to such a voice speaking words(AF) that those who heard it begged that no further word be spoken to them,(AG) 20 because they could not bear what was commanded: “If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned to death.”[c](AH) 21 The sight was so terrifying that Moses said, “I am trembling with fear.”[d](AI), 22 But you have come to Mount Zion,(AJ) to the city(AK) of the living God,(AL) the heavenly Jerusalem. Questions. Is your weight anger? (D) 17 For you know that later on, when he wanted [to regain title to] his inheritance of the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no opportunity for repentance [there was no way to repair what he had done, no chance to recall the choice he had made], even though he sought for it with [bitter] tears. Get an Answer. Hebrews 12:6 - AMP. I.e. 2 Looking away [from all that will distract] to Jesus, Who is the Leader and the Source of our faith [giving the first incentive for our belief] and is also its Finisher [bringing it to maturity and perfection]. 2 Looking away [from all that will distract] to Jesus, Who is the Leader and the Source of our faith [giving the first incentive for our belief] and is also its Finisher [bringing it to maturity and perfection]. Do we have freedom or responsibility to wear face masks during COVID-19? I will continue to stand firm on your Word and promises! 14 Continually pursue peace with everyone, and the sanctification without which no one will [ever] see the Lord. 14 Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see … The Amplified Bible Hebrews 11. 12 So then, strengthen hands that are weak and knees that tremble. 9 Moreover, we have had earthly fathers who disciplined us, and we submitted and respected them [for training us]; shall we not much more willingly submit to the Father of [e]spirits, and live [by learning from His discipline]? the people commended for their faith in ch 11. only here and I Peter 5:2.Cf. Ask a Question. (AB) 17 Afterward, as you know, when he wanted to inherit this blessing, he was rejected. All rights reserved. Footnotes. You have come to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly. For the word of God - The design of this and the following verse is obvious. K.J.V. Posted by Daughter of the Living God August 12, 2020 Posted in Uncategorized. Read the Bible. (E), 18 For you have not come [as did the Israelites in the wilderness] to a mountain that can be touched and to a blazing fire, and to gloom and darkness and a raging windstorm, 19 and to the blast of a trumpet and a sound of words [such that] those who heard it begged that nothing more be said to them. Amplified© Bible; Hebrews 1 Hebrews 1. NASB E-Prime Young's Compare all. all--all sons: all … The distractions, however, are sometimes a little more difficult to identify. 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of. (AV) If they did not escape when they refused him who warned(AW) them on earth, how much less will we, if we turn away from him who warns us from heaven? Amplified® Darby I.S.V. And make straight paths for your feet - Margin, "even." ... Hebrews 12:1-4. He, for the joy [of obtaining the prize] that was set before Him, endured the cross, despising and ignoring the shame, and is now seated at the right hand of the throne of God. (J) 26 His voice shook the earth [at Mount Sinai] then, but now He has given a promise, saying, “Yet once more I will shake not only the earth, but also the [starry] heaven.”(K) 27 Now this [expression], “Yet once more,” indicates the removal and final transformation of all those things which can be shaken—that is, of that which has been created—so that those things which cannot be shaken may remain. (F) 20 For they could not bear the command, “If even a wild animal touches the mountain, it will be stoned [to death].”(G) 21 In fact, so terrifying was the sight, that Moses said, “I am filled with fear and trembling.”(H) 22 But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels [in festive gathering], 23 and to the general assembly and assembly of the firstborn who are registered [as citizens] in heaven, and to God, who is Judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous (the redeemed in heaven) who have been made perfect [bringing them to their final glory], 24 and to Jesus, the Mediator of a new covenant [uniting God and man], and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks [of mercy], a better and nobler and more gracious message than the blood of Abel [which cried out for vengeance]. 10 For since the law has but v a shadow w of the good things to come instead of the true form of these realities, x it can never, by the same sacrifices that are continually offered every year, make perfect those who draw near. K.J.V. The Christian life is more like a marathon. Footnotes. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, Ex 19:12-22; 20:18-21; Deut 4:11, 12; 5:22-27, Amplified Holy Bible--bonded leather, burgundy (indexed), Amplified Compact Holy Bible--soft leather-look, camel/burgundy, Amplified Thinline Holy Bible--bonded leather, black (indexed), Amplified Large-Print Bible--bonded leather, burgundy. The meaning seems to be that God is the Father of that which is spiritual as well as that which is physical. Need some help understanding theology?
a. 15 See to it that no one falls short of God’s grace; that no root of resentment springs up and causes trouble, and by it many be defiled; 16 and [see to it] that no one is immoral or godless like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal. 7 You must submit to [correction for the purpose of] discipline; God is dealing with you as with sons; for [d]what son is there whom his father does not discipline? Hebrews 4:12. (L) 28 Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, and offer to God pleasing service and acceptable worship with reverence and awe; 29 for our God is [indeed] a consuming fire.(M). 12 So then, brace up and reinvigorate and set right your slackened and weakened and drooping hands and strengthen your feeble and palsied and tottering knees, . Footnotes. Amplified® Darby I.S.V. Amplified® Darby I.S.V. Hebrews 12:1 I.e. Thank you Lord! It says, “My son, do not make light of the Lord’s discipline,    and do not lose heart(J) when he rebukes you,6 because the Lord disciplines the one he loves,(K)    and he chastens everyone he accepts as his son.”[a](L). the people commended for their faith in ch 11. 2 [] For this reason [that is, because of God’s final revelation in His Son Jesus and because of Jesus’ superiority to the angels] we must pay much closer attention than ever to the things that we have heard, so that we do not [in any way] drift away from truth. (P) 10 They disciplined us for a little while as they thought best; but God disciplines us for our good, in order that we may share in his holiness. (I), 25 See to it that you do not refuse [to listen to] Him who is speaking [to you now]. See 11:2, 39. Looking away [from all that will distract] to Jesus, Who is the Leader and the Source of our faith [giving the first incentive for our belief] and is also its Finisher [bringing it to maturity and perfection]. Hebrews 12:1 I.e. Read the Bible. the people commended for their faith in ch 11. And to Jesus, the Mediator (Go-between, Agent) of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood which speaks [of mercy], a better and nobler and more gracious message than the blood of Abel [which cried out for vengeance]. Footnotes. 15 See to it that no one falls short of God’s grace; that no root of resentment springs up and causes trouble, and by it many be defiled; 16 and [see to it] that no one is immoral or godless like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal. In athletic contests, like the Olympics, competitors will do whatever it takes to win - enduring countless hours of training, employing the best coaches, removing all distractions, discarding any excess, and seeking any avenue to gain an advantage. 8 Now if you are exempt from correction and without discipline, in which all [of God’s children] share, then you are illegitimate children and not sons [at all]. 10 For since the law has but v a shadow w of the good things to come instead of the true form of these realities, x it can never, by the same sacrifices that are continually offered every year, make perfect those who draw near. (AO) You have come to God, the Judge of all,(AP) to the spirits of the righteous made perfect,(AQ) 24 to Jesus the mediator(AR) of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood(AS) that speaks a better word than the blood of Abel.(AT). 1. 4 You have not yet struggled to the point of shedding blood in your striving against sin; 5 and you have [c]forgotten the divine word of encouragement which is addressed to you as sons, “My son, do not make light of the discipline of the Lord,And do not lose heart and give up when you are corrected by Him;6 For the Lord disciplines and corrects those whom He loves,And He punishes every son whom He receives and welcomes [to His heart].”(B). 10 For our earthly fathers disciplined us for only a short time as seemed best to them; but He disciplines us for our good, so that we may share His holiness. Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. The meaning seems to be that God is the Father of that which is spiritual as well as that which is physical. 2 For by this [kind of] faith the # I.e. See 11:2, 39. 4 You have not yet struggled to the point of shedding blood in your striving against sin; 5 and you have [c]forgotten the divine word of encouragement which is addressed to you as sons, “My son, do not make light of the discipline of the Lord,And do not lose heart and give up when you are corrected by Him;6 For the Lord disciplines and corrects those whom He loves,And He punishes every son whom He receives and welcomes [to His heart].”(B). 12 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. See 11:2, 39. 16 See that no one is sexually immoral,(AA) or is godless like Esau, who for a single meal sold his inheritance rights as the oldest son. They disciplined us for a little while as they thought best; but God disciplines us for our good, in … See 11:2, 39. Hebrews 12:15. Get an Answer. Sometimes the public shame of the cross is overlooked when one thinks of the pain and agony inflicted by it, but in the Roman Empire crucifixion was a shameful and disgraceful way to die, a form of capital punishment from which Roman citizens were exempt; and in Roman comedy it was used in a curse: “Go to a bad cross!”. 11 For the time being no discipline brings joy, but seems sad and painful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness [right standing with God and a lifestyle and attitude that seeks conformity to God’s will and purpose]. Wherefore, seeing we also are compassed about, As the Israelites were encompassed with the pillar of cloud, or with the clouds of glory in the wilderness, as the Jews say; (See Gill on 1 Corinthians 10:1), to which there may be an allusion, here, since it follows, with so great a … Download the most popular Bible versions to use even when the Internet is unavailable. See 11:2, 39. For if those [sons of Israel] did not escape when they refused [to listen to] him who warned them on earth [revealing God’s will], how much less will we escape if we turn our backs on Him who warns from heaven? 8 If you are not disciplined—and everyone undergoes discipline(N)—then you are not legitimate, not true sons and daughters at all. (AX) 26 At that time his voice shook the earth,(AY) but now he has promised, “Once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heavens.”[e](AZ) 27 The words “once more” indicate the removing of what can be shaken(BA)—that is, created things—so that what cannot be shaken may remain. ... 12. (Q) 11 No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. (C) 13 Cut through and make smooth, straight paths for your feet [that are safe and go in the right direction], so that the leg which is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather may be healed. Footnotes. Amplified Bible (AMP), My son, do not make light of the discipline of the Lord, And He punishes every son whom He receives, If even a wild animal touches the mountain, it will be stoned, Yet once more I will shake not only the earth, but also the. See 11:2, 39. witnesses [who by faith have testified to the truth of God’s absolute faithfulness], stripping off every unnecessary weight and the sin which so easily and cleverly entangles us, let us run with endurance and active persistence the race that is set before … The Amplified Bible Hebrews 12. 22. The Amplified Bible Hebrews 12:24. the people commended for their faith in ch 11. We can learn a great deal about why patience is so vital by comparing the process we are going through to an artist sculpting a work from a piece of marble. K.J.V. 1 Now faith is the assurance (title deed, confirmation) of things hoped for (divinely guaranteed), and the evidence of things not seen [the conviction of their reality—faith comprehends as fact what cannot be experienced by the physical senses]. How much more should we submit to the Father of spirits(O) and live! the people commended for their faith in ch 11. 12 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of [a]witnesses [who by faith have testified to the truth of God’s absolute faithfulness], stripping off every unnecessary weight and the sin which so easily and cleverly entangles us, let us run with endurance and active persistence the race that is set before us, 2 [looking away from all that will distract us and] focusing our eyes on Jesus, who is the Author and Perfecter of faith [the first incentive for our belief and the One who brings our faith to maturity], who for the joy [of accomplishing the goal] set before Him endured the cross, [b]disregarding the shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God [revealing His deity, His authority, and the completion of His work].(A). Remember the movie Forrest Gump? the people commended for their faith in ch 11. 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