How much more should we submit to the Father of spirits and live! 11No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected. d. 22But you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem. to the blast of a trumpet, and the sound of words. It says, "My son, do not make light of the Lord's discipline, and do not lose heart when he rebukes you. The best value in digital Bible study. 12. Hebrews 12:2, CSB: "keeping our eyes on Jesus, the source and perfecter of our faith. 2fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels. 10They 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. Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe; Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear: Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us hold on to grace. 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. They are like a very big crowd all round us and we should copy their example. Hebrews 12. 12. Let us run with endurance the race that lies before us. to Jesus the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood that speaks a better word than the blood of Abel. Clear the path for long-distance runners so no one will trip and fall, so no one will step in a hole and sprain an … For you have not come to a mountain that can be touched and to a blazing fire, and to darkness and gloom and whirlwind. Pursue peace with everyone, and holiness--without it no one will see the Lord. For what children are not disciplined by their father? Even though he sought the blessing with tears, he could not change what he had done. For what children are not disciplined by their father? For you have not come to what could be touched, to a blazing fire, to darkness, gloom, and storm. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our new Know the Bible series. Find out more here. Therefore, strengthen your feeble arms and weak knees. 13“Make level paths for your feet,” 16See that no one is sexually immoral, or is godless like Esau, who for a single meal sold his inheritance rights as the oldest son. 25See to it that you do not refuse him who speaks. Bible Book List. Read Hebrews 12 commentary using John Gill's Exposition of the Bible. In struggling against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. 9:24 let us run # See ch. New International Version Update. For you know that later, when he wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected because he didn't find any opportunity for repentance, though he sought it with tears. that no one is sexually immoral or unholy like Esau, who sold his birthright for a single meal. See to it that you do not refuse him who speaks. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint but rather be healed. If you are not disciplined--and everyone undergoes discipline--then you are not legitimate, not true sons and daughters at all. to Jesus (mediator of a new covenant), and to the sprinkled blood, which says better things than the blood of Abel. He did not just start it; He finished it. This expression, "Yet once more," indicates the removal of what can be shaken--that is, created things--so that what is not shaken might remain. Wherefore lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees; Therefore strengthen your tired hands and weakened knees. For if they did not escape when they rejected Him who warned them on earth, even less will we if we turn away from Him who warns us from heaven. Font Size. and do not lose heart when he rebukes you. Hebrews 11:8-12. No discipline seems enjoyable at the time, but painful. Hebrews 12:4 "Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin." And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than. New International Version Update. For they disciplined us for a short time as it seemed best to them, but he disciplines us for our good, that we may share his holiness. Read Hebrews 12 commentary using John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament. Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby. Hebrews 12 We must continue to trust God. The Bible starts with God, man, and the animals (cf. Update. Hebrews 12. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. Hebrews 4:12 Bible Verse Slide KJV: For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. 12. English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. God’s Discipline Proves His Love. “Unto blood”: None of the Hebrews had experienced such intense exhaustion or persecution that it brought them to death or martyrdom. New King James Version. Therefore, strengthen the hands that are weak and the knees that are feeble. 3Consider him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. For you know that afterward, when he desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no chance to repent, though he sought it with tears. 23to the church of the firstborn, whose names are written in heaven. By it, we may serve God acceptably, with reverence and awe. 9Moreover, we have all had human fathers who disciplined us and we respected them for it. If they did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, how much less will we, if we turn away from him who warns us from heaven? But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to innumerable angels in festal gathering. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pionee... Read verse in New International Version to the church of the firstborn, whose names are written in heaven. For if they did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, much less will we escape if we reject him who warns from heaven. 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. He is the one who made the way into the Holy of Holies so that the rest of us could follow into God’s presence (Hebrews 10:19–20). (Those who heard it begged that not another word be spoken to them, because they could not bear what was commanded: "If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned to death. Jesus, Founder and Perfecter of Our Faith. 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. For consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. b Is the writer of Hebrews off the discipline topic now? But you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem. Commentary on Hebrews 12:12-17 (Read Hebrews 12:12-17) A burden of affliction is apt to make the Christian's hands hang down, and his knees grow feeble, to dispirit him and discourage him; but against this he must strive, that he may better run his spiritual race and course. 17Afterward, as you know, when he wanted to inherit this blessing, he was rejected. He is the one who blazed the trail. 7Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as his children. and to the assembly of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous made perfect. See that you do not refuse him who is speaking. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. God is treating you as sons. Consider him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. ", For they could not endure the order that was given, “If even a beast touches the mountain, it shall be stoned.”, For they could not bear the command, "IF EVEN A BEAST TOUCHES THE MOUNTAIN, IT WILL BE STONED.". Rev. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Isa. 24to Jesus the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood that speaks a better word than the blood of Abel. You have come to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly, “My son, do not make light of the Lord’s discipline. 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. Now he is seated in the place of honor beside God's throne." Read Hebrews 12:12-13. Hebrews chapter 12 KJV (King James Version) 1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,. You have come to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly. Shall we not much more be subject to the Father of spirits and live? See that ye refuse not him that speaketh. And have you completely forgotten this word of encouragement that addresses you as a father addresses his son? All rights reserved worldwide. For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds. We must be like people who run in a race. Furthermore, we had earthly fathers to discipline us, and we respected them; shall we not much rather be subject to the Father of spirits, and live? 1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,. You have not come to a mountain that can be touched and that is burning with fire; to darkness, gloom and storm; For you have not come to what may be touched, a blazing fire and darkness and gloom and a tempest. For you know that even afterwards, when he desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no place for repentance, though he sought for it with tears. Furthermore, we had natural fathers discipline us, and we respected them. 21-22). 4In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be dislocated but healed instead. And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons? He. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many. Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as his children. Font Size. “My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor be weary when reproved by him. Therefore lift your drooping hands and strengthen your weak knees. How much more should we submit to the Father of spirits and live! You have come to God, the Judge of all, to the spirits of the righteous made perfect. 20because they could not bear what was commanded: “If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned to death.” Jesus, Founder and Perfecter of Our Faith. English Standard Version. 10:36 with endurance the race that is # ch. If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not? a. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 12Therefore, strengthen the hands that are weak and the knees that are feeble, 12Wherefore lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees; 12Therefore strengthen your tired hands and weakened knees, 13"Make level paths for your feet," so that the lame may not be disabled, but rather healed. 8If you are not disciplined—and everyone undergoes discipline—then you are not legitimate, not true sons and daughters at all. Therefore, since we also have such a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every weight and the sin that so easily ensnares us. and you have forgotten the exhortation which is addressed to you as sons, "MY SON, DO NOT REGARD LIGHTLY THE DISCIPLINE OF THE LORD, NOR FAINT WHEN YOU ARE REPROVED BY HIM; And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him: And you have forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons: My son, do not take the Lord's discipline lightly or faint when you are reproved by Him, because the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and he chastens everyone he accepts as his son. Later on, however, it yields the fruit of peace and righteousness to those who have been trained by it. Hebrews 12 is the twelfth chapter of the Epistle to the Hebrews in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.The author is anonymous, although the internal reference to "our brother Timothy" (Hebrews 13:23) causes a traditional attribution to Paul, but this attribution has been disputed since the second century and there is no decisive evidence for the authorship. c 27The words “once more” indicate the removing of what can be shaken—that is, created things—so that what cannot be shaken may remain. In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. Hebrews 12. He. to a trumpet blast or to such a voice speaking words that those who heard it begged that no further word be spoken to them. The sins that we do make us fall down very easily. 1 So, we have learned about many people who trusted God long ago. so that the lame may not be disabled, but rather healed. No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect. Hebrews 12. Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us. Afterward, as you know, when he wanted to inherit this blessing, he was rejected. f. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe. Version. See that no one is sexually immoral, or is godless like Esau, who for a single meal sold his inheritance rights as the oldest son. For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. This is the conclusion to the discipline discussion. New King James Version (NKJV) Bible Book List. Hebrews 12:1 German Bible Alphabetical: a also and are aside before by cloud easily encumbrance endurance entangles every everything for great have hinders is lay let marked of off out perseverance race run set sin since so such surrounded surrounding that the Therefore throw us we which with witnesses NT Letters: Hebrews 12:1 Therefore let us also seeing we (Heb. If you are feeling weak and helpless because of discipline, accepting discipline as a tool to produce righteousness and peace in your life will make things easier. Instead, you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God (the heavenly Jerusalem), to myriads of angels in festive gathering. 29for our “God is a consuming fire.” 4:22 sin which clings so closely, and # See 1 Cor. It is for discipline that you have to endure. It is the last and permanent covenant between God and His people. Hebrews 12:2, NLT: "We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith. But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons. 21The sight was so terrifying that Moses said, “I am trembling with fear.” and to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks better than the blood of Abel. No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. You have come to God, the Judge of all, to the spirits of the righteous made perfect, Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of. and make straight paths for your feet, so that the limb which is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather be healed. See to it that you do not refuse Him who is speaking. And make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way; but let it rather be healed. Shouldn't we submit even more to the Father of spirits and live? ", At that time his voice shook the earth, but now he has promised, “Yet once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heavens.”, And His voice shook the earth then, but now He has promised, saying, "YET ONCE MORE I WILL SHAKE NOT ONLY THE EARTH, BUT ALSO THE HEAVEN.". Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted. Hebrews 12. (No. And the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which. For ye know how that afterward, when he would have inherited the blessing, he was rejected: for he found no place of repentance, though he sought it carefully with tears. But if you are without discipline--which all receive--then you are illegitimate children and not sons. But if you are without discipline, of which all have become partakers, then you are illegitimate children and not sons. to the general assembly and church of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the Judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous made perfect. 12-13 So don’t sit around on your hands! We must throw away everything that stops us from running well. Cancel. 14Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord. for the Lord disciplines the one He loves and punishes every son He receives. Bible Gateway Plus. Hebrews 12:2 says that Jesus is the “pioneer” of our faith. Study the bible online using commentary on Hebrews 12 and more! You have not yet resisted to the point of shedding blood in your striving against sin; Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin. Hebrews 12. 12:28 "a kingdom which cannot be shaken" This refers to the spiritual nature of the new covenant. 12Therefore, strengthen your feeble arms and weak knees. ", The appearance was so terrifying that Moses said, I am terrified and trembling.). For consider Him who endured such hostility from sinners against Himself, so that you won't grow weary and lose heart. Hb) Christian Bible … 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and # See Eph. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. The Race of Faith. 26At that time his voice shook the earth, but now he has promised, “Once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heavens.” 11:6-9) in a garden setting (cf. English Standard Version Update. Jesus is also the “perfecter” of our faith—He is the one who brought it to completion. He says , "I will declare your name to my brothers and sisters; in the assembly I will sing your praises ... when he says , "I will announce your name to my brothers. Endure suffering as discipline: God is dealing with you as sons. to the assembly of the firstborn whose names have been written in heaven, to God who is the Judge of all, to the spirits of righteous people made perfect. See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no “root of bitterness” springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled; See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be defiled; Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble. For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth. 15See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many. and the sound of a trumpet and a voice whose words made the hearers beg that no further messages be spoken to them. 5And have you completely forgotten this word of encouragement that addresses you as a father addresses his son? It is for discipline that you endure; God deals with you as with sons; for what son is there whom his father does not discipline? 1Therefore, 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. 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