Keep a sharp eye out for weeds of bitter discontent. 17 zEvery good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from athe Father of lights, bwith whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.4 WE ARE NOT a cowering multitude gathered in trembling fear around the smoking mount of Horeb; we have come where the great central figure is the mercy of God in Christ Jesus. 19 gKnow this, my beloved brothers: let every person hbe quick to hear, islow to speak, jslow to anger; 30 For we know him who said, o“Vengeance is mine; I will repay.” And again, p“The Lord will judge his people.” f“My son, gdo not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord. Learn about subscriptions 4 yLet marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge zthe sexually immoral and adulterous. 37 For. 4 In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. 22 But be ndoers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. 28 Therefore let us be grateful for receiving ra kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus slet us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe, 8 By faith qAbraham obeyed when he was called to go out to a place rthat he was to receive as an inheritance. Hebrews 12. 1 aJames, a servant1 of God and bof the Lord Jesus Christ. 22 But you have come to eMount Zion and to the city of the living God, fthe heavenly Jerusalem, and to ginnumerable angels in festal gathering, Hebrews 12:15 ESV - See to it that no one… | Biblia 13 And Gideon said to him, “Please, my lord, if the Lord is with us, why then has all this happened to us? 31 By faith dRahab the prostitute did not perish with those who were disobedient, because she ehad given a friendly welcome to the spies. 26 vHe considered the reproach of Christ greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking to wthe reward. c“Sacrifices and offerings you have not desired. 22 I appeal to you, brothers,3 bear with my word of exhortation, for kI have written to you briefly. 15 Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled; 9 Do not be iled away by diverse and strange teachings, for it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace, jnot by foods, which have not benefited those devoted to them. 12 For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. iGod is treating you as sons. 18 For you have not come to zwhat may be touched, a blazing fire and darkness and gloom and a tempest 11 For the sun rises with its scorching heat and twithers the grass; its flower falls, and its beauty perishes. Hebrews 13:12-15 English Standard Version (ESV). 7  Then I said, ‘Behold, I have come to do your will, O God, as it is written of me in the scroll of the book.’”. 13 waiting from that time luntil his enemies should be made a footstool for his feet. 7 Remember fyour leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. 4 And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be iperfect and complete, lacking in nothing. 15 If they had been thinking of that land from which they had gone out, gthey would have had opportunity to return. For what son is there whom his father does not discipline? 27 This phrase, “Yet once more,” indicates qthe removal of things that are shaken—that is, things that have been made—in order that the things that cannot be shaken may remain. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. 6 So we can confidently say. Cancel any time. 3 for you know that gthe testing of your faith hproduces steadfastness. Cancel any time. 6  For hthe Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives.”. 15 See to it that no one vfails to obtain the grace of God; that no w“root of bitterness” springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled; 13 Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God,” for God cannot be tempted with evil, and he himself tempts no one. sThey went about in skins of sheep and goats, destitute, afflicted, mistreated— 26 If anyone thinks he is religious qand does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s rreligion is worthless. 13 and qmake straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint rbut rather be healed. Cancel any time. 19 I urge you the more earnestly to do this in order cthat I may be restored to you the sooner. 11 nFor the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields othe peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. 14 For rhere we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come. Those who come from Italy send you greetings. And he went out, not knowing where he was going. 23 You should know that lour brother Timothy has been released, with whom I shall see you if he comes soon. 3 By faith we understand that the universe was created by fthe word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of gthings that are visible. 24 Greet all myour leaders and all the saints. 12 So Jesus also nsuffered ooutside the gate in order to sanctify the people pthrough his own blood. 13 These all died in faith, cnot having received the things promised, but dhaving seen them and greeted them from afar, and ehaving acknowledged that they were fstrangers and exiles on the earth. 10 For they disciplined us for a short time as it seemed best to them, but he disciplines us for our good, mthat we may share his holiness. 5 By faith lEnoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him. 24 and to Jesus, kthe mediator of a new covenant, and to lthe sprinkled blood mthat speaks a better word than the blood of Abel. 36 For yyou have need of endurance, so that zwhen you have done the will of God you may areceive what is promised. 15 See to it that no one v fails to obtain the grace of God; that no w "root of bitterness" springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled; 16 that no one is x sexually immoral or unholy like Esau, who sold his birthright for a single meal. 15 See to it that no one (A)fails to obtain the grace of God; that no (B)“root of bitterness” springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled; The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. 27 gbut a fearful expectation of judgment, and ha fury of fire that will consume the adversaries. 40 since God had provided something better for us, vthat apart from us they should not be made perfect. 9 Besides this, we have had earthly fathers who disciplined us and we respected them. Hebrews 12:15 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; Read verse in English Standard Version 25 anot neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and ball the more as you see cthe Day drawing near. 18 of whom it was said, k“Through Isaac shall your offspring be named.” 35 oWomen received back their dead by resurrection. 5 Consequently, bwhen Christ1 came into the world, he said. Hebrews 12 Jesus, Founder and Perfecter of Our Faith 1 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 24 And zlet us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, ESV® Text Edition: 2016. 2 Otherwise, would they not have ceased to be offered, since the worshipers, having once been cleansed, would no longer have any consciousness of sins? 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, 12 So Jesus also suffered outside the gate in order to sanctify the people through his own blood. 8 If you are left without discipline, jin which all have participated, then you are illegitimate children and not sons. 13 And no creature is hidden from his sight, but all are naked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account. 15 Then desire xwhen it has conceived gives birth to sin, and ysin when it is fully grown brings forth death. 15 sThrough him then let us continually offer up ta sacrifice of praise to God, that is, uthe fruit of lips that acknowledge his name. 8 When he said above, “You have neither desired nor taken pleasure in csacrifices and offerings and burnt offerings and sin offerings” (these are offered according to the law), 34 mquenched the power of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, were made strong out of weakness, nbecame mighty in war, nput foreign armies to flight. 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Hebrews 12:12-15 ESV Therefore lift your drooping hands and strengthen your weak knees, and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint but rather be healed. 12 Therefore from one man, and ahim as good as dead, were born descendants bas many as the stars of heaven and as many as the innumerable grains of sand by the seashore. 20 For they could not endure the order that was given, c“If even a beast touches the mountain, it shall be stoned.” Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. --Hebrews 12:25. 19 lHe considered that God was able even to raise him from the dead, from which, figuratively speaking, he did receive him back. 30 By faith cthe walls of Jericho fell down after they had been encircled for seven days. 10 and rthe rich in his humiliation, because slike a flower of the grass3 he will pass away. 10 For he was looking forward to vthe city that has wfoundations, xwhose designer and builder is God. 2 For by it the people of old received their commendation. 29 By faith bthe people crossed the Red Sea as on dry land, but the Egyptians, when they attempted to do the same, were drowned. 21 Indeed, dso terrifying was the sight that Moses said, “I tremble with fear.” 8 phe is a double-minded man, qunstable in all his ways. Hebrews 12:15; 2 Peter 3:17. 39 And all these, uthough commended through their faith, udid not receive what was promised, 2 looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, awho for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising bthe shame, and cis seated at the right hand of the throne of God. Christ’s Sacrifice Once for All. 1 Corinthians 5:6; 1 Corinthians 15:33; Hebrews 12:15. To cthe twelve tribes in dthe Dispersion: 2 eCount it all joy, my brothers,2 when you meet trials fof various kinds, English Standard Version Update. 38 of whom the world was not worthy—twandering about in deserts and mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth. 21 hequip you with everything good that you may do his will, iworking in us2 that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, jto whom be glory forever and ever. And jthrough his faith, though he died, he kstill speaks. 3 xRemember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body. 23 and to hthe assembly1 of the firstborn who are ienrolled in heaven, and to jGod, the judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous made perfect, 9 Let the lowly brother boast in his exaltation, Shall we not much more be subject to kthe Father of spirits land live? 16 But as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. For time would fail me to tell of fGideon, gBarak, hSamson, iJephthah, of jDavid and kSamuel and the prophets— 4 By faith hAbel offered to God ia more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he was commended as righteous, God commending him by accepting his gifts. 10 And by that will ewe have been sanctified through the offering of fthe body of Jesus Christ gonce for all. 27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: sto visit torphans and widows in their affliction, and uto keep oneself vunstained from the world. 21 and since we have ta great priest over the house of God, 16 that no one is xsexually immoral or unholy like Esau, who sold his birthright for a single meal. 36 Others suffered mocking and flogging, and even pchains and imprisonment. Hebrews 12:15-17 Do Not Grow Weary. 22 By faith pJoseph, at the end of his life, made mention of the exodus of the Israelites and gave directions concerning his bones. 11 By faith ySarah herself received power to conceive, even when she was past the age, since she considered zhim faithful who had promised. Amen. aLet them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you. 9 By faith he went to live in sthe land of promise, as in a foreign land, tliving in tents uwith Isaac and Jacob, heirs with him of the same promise. Hb) 35 Therefore do not throw away your confidence, which has xa great reward. Therefore God is not ashamed hto be called their God, for ihe has prepared for them a city. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. 14 For by a single offering mhe has perfected for all time those who are being sanctified. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. 2 vDo not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby wsome have entertained angels unawares. and cthe coming one will come and will not delay; 38  dbut my righteous one shall live by faith. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and gimitate their faith. 22 let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts usprinkled clean vfrom an evil conscience and our bodies wwashed with pure water. 14 For people who speak thus make it clear that they are seeking a homeland. Hebrews 12:15 ESV / 73 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord. Christ’s Sacrifice Once for All. 13 Therefore let us go to him outside the camp and bear the reproach he endured. 12 uBlessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive vthe crown of life, wwhich God has promised to those who love him. And where are zall his wonderful deeds athat our fathers recounted to us, saying, ‘Did not the Lord bring us up from Egypt?’ 33 sometimes being tpublicly exposed to reproach and affliction, and sometimes being partners with those so treated. 6 But mlet him ask in faith, nwith no doubting, for the one who doubts is like oa wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. 12 But when Christ2 had offered for all time a single sacrifice for sins, he ksat down at the right hand of God, 5 Keep your life afree from love of money, and bbe content with what you have, for he has said, c“I will never leave you nor forsake you.” He. Cancel any time. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. 20 Now dmay the God of peace ewho brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, fthe great shepherd of the sheep, by gthe blood of the eternal covenant, 34 For uyou had compassion on those in prison, and vyou joyfully accepted the plundering of your property, since you knew that you yourselves had wa better possession and an abiding one. 29 for our tGod is a consuming fire. 19 and athe sound of a trumpet and a voice whose words bmade the hearers beg that no further messages be spoken to them. 14 But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire. 26 At that time ohis voice shook the earth, but now he has promised, p“Yet once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heavens.” Deuteronomy 29:18; Deuteronomy 32:32; Hebrews 12:15 18 Beware lest there be among you a man or woman or clan or tribe whose heart is turning away today from the L ord our God to go and serve the gods of those nations . 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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 ESV: English Standard Version 2016 English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. 10 For since the law has but va shadow wof the good things to come instead of the true form of these realities, xit can never, by the same sacrifices that are continually offered every year, make perfect those who draw near. 39 But we are not of those who shrink back and are destroyed, but of those who have faith and preserve their souls. 28 By faith ahe kept the Passover and sprinkled the blood, so that the Destroyer of the firstborn might not touch them. 7 It is for discipline that you have to endure. 21 Therefore kput away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with lmeekness the implanted word, mwhich is able to save your souls. English Standard Version (ESV), Hebrews 12:15 in all English translations. 8 Jesus Christ is hthe same yesterday and today and forever. 6 And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God mmust believe that he exists and mthat he rewards those who seek him. 20 by rthe new and living way that he opened for us through sthe curtain, that is, through his flesh, 17 Obey xyour leaders and submit to them, yfor they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to zgive an account. 12 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and wsin which clings so closely, and xlet us run ywith endurance the race that is zset before us, 14 sStrive for peace with everyone, and for the tholiness uwithout which no one will see the Lord. 5 And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons? Some were tortured, refusing to accept release, so that they might rise again to a better life. A thistle or two gone to seed can ruin a … Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. Learn More. 29 How much worse punishment, do you think, will be deserved by the one kwho has trampled underfoot the Son of God, and has profaned lthe blood of the covenant mby which he was sanctified, and has noutraged the Spirit of grace? 17 By faith jAbraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was in the act of offering up his only son, Hebrews 12 King James Version (KJV) 2 Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. 11 And every priest stands hdaily at his service, ioffering repeatedly the same sacrifices, jwhich can never take away sins. 17 For you know that yafterward, when he desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no chance to repent, though he sought it with tears. 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