Hebrews 12:17
Good News Translation
Afterward, you know, he wanted to receive his father's blessing; but he was turned back, because he could not find any way to change what he had done, even though in tears he looked for it.

Contemporary English Version
You know how he later wanted it back. But there was nothing he could do to change things, even though he begged his father and cried.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For know ye that afterwards, when he desired to inherit the benediction, he was rejected. For he found no place of repentance, although with tears he had sought it.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For know ye that afterwards, when he desired to inherit the benediction, he was rejected. For he found no place of repentance, although with tears he had sought it.

when he.

Genesis 27:31-41 And brought in to his father meats, made of what he had taken in hunting, saying: Arise, my father, and eat of thy son's venison; that thy soul may bless me. . . .

he was.

Hebrews 6:8 But that which bringeth forth thorns and briers is reprobate and very near unto a curse: whose end is to be burnt.

Proverbs 1:24-31 You have despised all my counsel, and have neglected my reprehensions. . . .

Jeremiah 6:30 Call them reprobate silver, for the Lord hath rejected them.

Matthew 7:23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, you that work iniquity.

Matthew 25:11,12 But at last came also the other virgins, saying: Lord, Lord, open to us. . . .

Luke 13:24-27 Strive to enter by the narrow gate: for many, I say to you, shall seek to enter and shall not be able. . . .

for he.

Hebrews 6:4-6 For it is impossible for those who were once illuminated, have tasted also the heavenly gift and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost, . . .

Hebrews 10:26-29 For if we sin wilfully after having the knowledge of the truth, there is now left no sacrifice for sins: . . .

place for repentance.

Context
A Call to Holiness
16Lest there be any fornicator or profane person, as Esau who for one mess sold his first birthright. 17For know ye that afterwards, when he desired to inherit the benediction, he was rejected. For he found no place of repentance, although with tears he had sought it. 18For you are not come to a mountain that might be touched and a burning fire and a whirlwind and darkness and storm,…
Cross References
Genesis 27:30
Isaac had scarce ended his words, when, Jacob being now gone out abroad, Esau came,

Genesis 27:34
Esau having heard his father's words, roared out with a great cry; and, being in a consternation, said: Bless me also, my father.

Genesis 27:38
And Esau said to him: Hast thou only one blessing, father? I beseech thee bless me also. And when he wept with a loud cry,

1 Peter 3:9
Not rendering evil for evil, nor railing for railing, but contrariwise, blessing: for unto this are you called, that you may inherit a blessing.

Additional Translations
For you know that afterward, when he wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected. He could find no ground for repentance, though he sought the blessing with tears.

For you know that even afterward, wishing to inherit the blessing, he was rejected; for he found no place of repentance, although having earnestly sought it with tears.

For you 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.

For ye know that even when he afterward desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected; for he found no place for a change of mind in his father, though he sought is diligently with tears.

for ye know that also afterwards, desiring to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, (for he found no place for repentance) although he sought it earnestly with tears.

For ye know that even when he afterward desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected (for he found no place of repentance), though he sought it diligently with tears.

For ye know 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.

For you know that even afterwards, when he wished to secure the blessing, he was rejected; for he found no opportunity for undoing what he had done, though he sought the blessing earnestly with tears.

For you know that even when he afterward desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no place for a change of mind though he sought it diligently with tears.

for ye know that also afterwards, wishing to inherit the blessing, he was disapproved of, for a place of reformation he found not, though with tears having sought it.
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