Hebrews 12:15
Good News Translation
Guard against turning back from the grace of God. Let no one become like a bitter plant that grows up and causes many troubles with its poison.

Contemporary English Version
Make sure no one misses out on God's wonderful kindness. Don't let anyone become bitter and cause trouble for the rest of you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Looking diligently, lest any man be wanting to the grace of God: lest any root of bitterness springing up do hinder and by it many be defiled:

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Looking diligently, lest any man be wanting to the grace of God: lest any root of bitterness springing up do hinder and by it many be defiled:

Looking.

Hebrews 2:1,2 Therefore ought we more diligently to observe the things which we have heard lest perhaps we should let them slip. . . .

Hebrews 3:12 Take heed, brethren, lest perhaps there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, to depart from the living God.

Hebrews 4:1,11 Let us fear therefore lest, the promise being left of entering into his rest, any of you should be thought to be wanting. . . .

Hebrews 6:11 And we desire that every one of you shew forth the same carefulness to the accomplishing of hope unto the end:

Hebrews 10:23-35 Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering (for he is faithful that hath promised): . . .

Deuteronomy 4:9 Keep thyself therefore, and thy soul carefully. Forget not the words that thy eyes have seen, and let them not go out of thy heart all the days of thy life. Thou shalt teach them to thy sons and to thy grandsons,

Proverbs 4:23 Remove from thee a froward mouth, and let detracting lips be far from thee.

1 Corinthians 9:24-27 Know you not that they that run in the race, all run indeed, but one receiveth the prize. So run that you may obtain. . . .

1 Corinthians 10:12 Wherefore, he that thinketh himself to stand, let him take heed lest he fall.

2 Corinthians 6:1 And we helping do exhort you that you receive not the grace of God in vain.

2 Corinthians 13:5 Try your own selves if you be in the faith: prove ye yourselves. Know you not your own selves, that Christ Jesus is in you, unless perhaps you be reprobates?

2 Peter 1:10 Wherefore, brethren, labour the more, that by good works you may make sure your calling and election. For doing these things, you shall not sin at any time.

2 Peter 3:11,14 Seeing then that all these things are to be dissolved, what manner of people ought you to be in holy conversation and godliness? . . .

2 John 1:8 Look to yourselves, that you lose not the things which you have wrought: but that you may receive a full reward.

Jude 1:20,21 But you, my beloved, building yourselves upon your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost, . . .

any man.

Luke 22:32 But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and thou, being once converted, confirm thy brethren.

1 Corinthians 13:8 Charity never falleth away: whether prophecies shall be made void or tongues shall cease or knowledge shall be destroyed.

Galatians 5:4 You are made void of Christ, you who are justified in the law: you are fallen from grace.

fail of.

Galatians 5:4 You are made void of Christ, you who are justified in the law: you are fallen from grace.

any root.

Hebrews 3:12 Take heed, brethren, lest perhaps there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, to depart from the living God.

Deuteronomy 29:18 Lest perhaps there should be among you a man or a woman, a family or a tribe, whose heart is turned away this day from the Lord our God, to go and serve the gods of those nations: and there should be among you a root bringing forth gall and bitterness.

Deuteronomy 32:32 Their vines are of the vineyard of Sodom, and of the suburbs of Gomorrha: their grapes are grapes of gall, and their clusters most bitter.

Isaiah 5:4,7 What is there that I ought to do more to my vineyard, that I have not done to it? was it that I looked that it should bring forth grapes, and it hath brought forth wild grapes? . . .

Jeremiah 2:21 Yet, I planted thee a chosen vineyard, all true seed: how then art thou turned unto me into that which is good for nothing, O strange vineyard?

Matthew 7:16-18 By their fruits you shall know them. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? . . .

trouble.

Joshua 6:18 But beware ye lest you touch ought of those things that are forbidden, and you be guilty of transgression, and all the camp of Israel be under sin, and be troubled.

Joshua 7:25,26 Where Joshua said: Because thou hast troubled us, the Lord trouble thee this day. And all Israel stoned him: and all things that were his, were consumed with fire. . . .

Joshua 22:17-20 Is it a small thing to you that you sinned with Beelphegor, and the stain of that crime remaineth in us to this day? and many of the people perished. . . .

Ephesians 5:3 But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not so much as be named among you, as becometh saints:

Colossians 3:5 Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, lust, evil concupiscence and covetousness, which is the service of idols.

and thereby.

Exodus 32:21 And he said to Aaron: What has this people done to thee, that thou shouldst bring upon them a most heinous sin?

1 Kings 14:16 And the Lord shall give up Israel for the sins of Jeroboam, who hath sinned, and made Israel to sin.

Acts 20:30,31 And of your own selves shall arise men speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them. . . .

1 Corinthians 5:6 Your glorying is not good. Know you not that a little leaven corrupteth the whole lump?

1 Corinthians 15:33 Be not seduced: Evil communications corrupt good manners.

Galatians 2:13 And to his dissimulation the rest of the Jews consented: so that Barnabas also was led by them into that dissimulation.

2 Timothy 2:16,17 But shun profane and vain babblings: for they grow much towards ungodliness. . . .

2 Peter 2:1,2,18 But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there shall be among you lying teachers who shall bring in sects of perdition and deny the Lord who bought them: bringing upon themselves swift destruction. . . .

Context
A Call to Holiness
14Follow peace with all men and holiness: without which no man shall see God. 15Looking diligently, lest any man be wanting to the grace of God: lest any root of bitterness springing up do hinder and by it many be defiled: 16Lest there be any fornicator or profane person, as Esau who for one mess sold his first birthright.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 29:18
Lest perhaps there should be among you a man or a woman, a family or a tribe, whose heart is turned away this day from the Lord our God, to go and serve the gods of those nations: and there should be among you a root bringing forth gall and bitterness.

2 Corinthians 6:1
And we helping do exhort you that you receive not the grace of God in vain.

Galatians 5:4
You are made void of Christ, you who are justified in the law: you are fallen from grace.

Titus 1:15
All things are clean to the clean: but to them that are defiled and to unbelievers, nothing is clean: but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.

Hebrews 4:1
Let us fear therefore lest, the promise being left of entering into his rest, any of you should be thought to be wanting.

Additional Translations
Be careful that no one falls short of the grace of God, so that no root of bitterness will spring up to cause trouble and defile many.

observing lest any be failing of the grace of God, lest any root of bitterness springing up should trouble you and by this, the many might be defiled,

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;

looking carefully lest there be any man that falleth short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you , and thereby the many be defiled;

watching lest [there be] any one who lacks the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble [you], and many be defiled by it;

looking carefully lest there be any man that falleth short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby the many be defiled;

Looking diligently, lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up, trouble you, and by it many be defiled;

Be carefully on your guard lest there be any one who falls back from the grace of God; lest any root bearing bitter fruit spring up and cause trouble among you, and through it the whole brotherhood be defiled;

looking carefully lest there be any man who falls short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and many be defiled by it;

looking diligently over lest any one be failing of the grace of God, lest any root of bitterness springing up may give trouble, and through this many may be defiled;
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