About the ESV. 4 (For every house is built by someone, but uthe builder of all things is God.) 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. 17 So when God desired to show more convincingly to ithe heirs of the promise jthe unchangeable character of his purpose, khe guaranteed it with an oath, m“What is man, that you are mindful of him. The Founder of Salvation. 5 For every high priest chosen from among men jis appointed to act on behalf of men kin relation to God, lto offer gifts and sacrifices for sins. 14 Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise hpartook of the same things, that ithrough death he might jdestroy kthe one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, 3 Therefore, holy brothers,1 you who share in ra heavenly calling, consider Jesus, sthe apostle and high priest of our confession, English Standard Version (ESV). 3 And this we will do pif God permits. 2 Therefore we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it. 12 For wthe word of God is living and xactive, ysharper than any ztwo-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and adiscerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. Hebrews 4:12 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. 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 For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. 5 So also Christ rdid not exalt himself to be made a high priest, but was appointed by him who said to him. NIV 12 For the word of God is alive and active. Hebrews 4:12-16 ESV. 6 but Christ is faithful over God’s house as ya son. 2 For good news came to us just as to them, but the message they heard did not benefit them, because they were not united by faith with those who listened. At present, nwe do not yet see everything in subjection to him. 17 And with whom was he provoked for forty years? 6 It has been testified somewhere. 16 For surely it is not angels that he helps, but he mhelps the offspring of Abraham. 19 We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into nthe inner place behind the curtain, ~ Hebrews 4:12 ESV Hebrews 4:12 ESV For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and spirit, joints and marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. Hebrews 4:12 - NKJV. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. 12 saying. 18 so that by two unchangeable things, in which lit is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope mset before us. Hebrews 4:12. 5 For it was not to angels that God subjected the world to come, of which … 16 iLet us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. 3 For we who have believed enter that rest, as he has said. 7 again he appoints a certain day, “Today,” saying through David so long afterward, in the words already quoted. Christ’s Sacrifice Once for All. 7:26; John 8:46; 14:30]. Hebrews 4:12 New Living Translation (NLT). 12 For (A)the word of God is living and (B)active, (C)sharper than any (D)two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and (E)discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. 2 and of linstruction about washings,1 mthe laying on of hands, nthe resurrection of the dead, and oeternal judgment. 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. and said, ‘They always go astray in their heart; 12 Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from ethe living God. 7 For wland that has drunk the rain that often falls on it, and produces a crop useful to those for whose sake it is cultivated, receives a blessing from God. It judges the thoughts and intentions of the heart. 10 for whoever has entered God’s rest has also urested from his works as God did from his. [See ver. 4 And pno one takes this honor for himself, but only when called by God, qjust as Aaron was. Hebrews 4:12 New International Version - UK (NIVUK). 4 Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us fear lest any of you should seem (A)to have failed to reach it.2 For good news came to us just as to them, but the message they heard did not benefit them, because (B)they were not united by faith with those who listened. 12 For the word of God is alive and powerful. 12 For w the word of God is living and x active, y sharper than any z two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and a discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. Was it not with those who sinned, kwhose bodies fell in the wilderness? 12 For the word of God is alive and active. 9:28; 1 Pet. 7  You made him for a little while lower than the angels; you have crowned him with glory and honor,1, 8  putting everything in subjection under his feet.”. 13 And b no creature is hidden from his sight, but all are c naked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account. although his works were finished from the foundation of the world. ESV Archaeology Study Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Brown), ESV Value Large Print Compact Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Black), The Jesus Bible, ESV Edition--soft leather-look, multi-color/teal, ESV Men's Devotional Bible, clothbound hardcover. 5 vNow Moses was faithful in all God’s house was a servant, xto testify to the things that were to be spoken later, Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. 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. Hebrews 4 Warning Against Neglecting Salvation 2 Therefore we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it. 9 Though we speak in this way, yet in your case, beloved, we feel sure of better things—things that belong to salvation. ESV 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. 13 And bno creature is hidden from his sight, but all are cnaked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account. 3 dhow shall we escape if we eneglect such a great salvation? 15 As it is said, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion.”. 13 But fexhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by gthe deceitfulness of sin. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. 6 Therefore ilet us leave jthe elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance kfrom dead works and of faith toward God, Sharper than any double-edged sword, it pierces even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow. 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. 8  do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion. 11 And we desire each one of you to show the same earnestness to have the full assurance cof hope until the end, NIV KJV ESV NKJV 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. 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. 18 And to whom did he swear that lthey would not enter his rest, but to those who were disobedient? Hebrews 4:12-14. Red Letter. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. Read verse in English Standard Version 10 For zGod is not unjust so as to overlook ayour work and the love that you have shown for his name in bserving the saints, as you still do. Hebrews 4:12. Hebrews 4:12-15 English Standard Version (ESV). Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. 9 And abeing made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him, 11 Let us therefore strive to enter that rest, so vthat no one may fall by the same sort of disobedience. Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is living and active. 8 But xif it bears thorns and thistles, it is worthless and near to being cursed, yand its end is to be burned. 11 About this we have much to say, and it is chard to explain, since you have become dull of hearing. Cancel any time. Hebrews 4:12-13 ESV 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. 5 and thave tasted the goodness of the word of God and the powers of the age to come, 10 being designated by God a high priest bafter the order of Melchizedek. Hebrews 4:12-13 New International Version (NIV) 12 For the word of God is alive and active. 7 In the days of his flesh, uJesus1 offered up prayers and supplications, vwith loud cries and tears, to him wwho was able to save him from death, and xhe was heard because of his reverence. Hebrews 4:12 ESV 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. 1 Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us fear lest any of you should seem to have failed to reach it. 14 above]; ch. HEBREWS 4:12 « Hebrews 3 | Hebrews 4 | Hebrews 5 ». And zwe are his house, if indeed we ahold fast our confidence and our boasting in our hope.3. 2:17, 18; [ch. 19 So we see that mthey were unable to enter because of unbelief. 20 where Jesus has gone oas a forerunner on our behalf, phaving become a high priest forever after the order of Melchizedek. 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