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Version: King James Edition - English
- 1So we see that they could not enter in because of unbelief.
- 2Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.
- 3For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.
- 4For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.
- 5For he spake in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works.
- 6And in this place again, If they shall enter into my rest.
- 7Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and they to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief:
- 8Again, 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.
- 9For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward have spoken of another day.
- 10There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.
- 11For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his.
- 12Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.
- 13For 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.
- 14Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.
- 15Seeing 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.
- 16For 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.