Hebrews 12:23
Good News Translation
You have come to the joyful gathering of God's first-born, whose names are written in heaven. You have come to God, who is the judge of all people, and to the spirits of good people made perfect.

Contemporary English Version
Here you will find all of God's dearest children, whose names are written in heaven. And you will find God himself, who judges everyone. Here also are the spirits of those good people who have been made perfect.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And to the church of the firstborn who are written in the heavens, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of the just made perfect,

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And to the church of the firstborn who are written in the heavens, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of the just made perfect,

the general.

Psalm 89:7 God, who is glorified in the assembly of the saints: great and terrible above all them that are about him.

Psalm 111:1 I will praise thee, O Lord, with my whole heart; in the council of the just, and in the congregation.

Acts 20:28 Take heed to yourselves and to the whole flock, wherein the Holy Ghost hath placed you bishops, to rule the Church of God which he hath purchased with his own blood.

Ephesians 1:22 And he hath subjected all things under his feet and hath made him head over all the church,

Ephesians 5:24-27 Therefore as the church is subject to Christ: so also let the wives be to their husbands in all things. . . .

Colossians 1:24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you and fill up those things that are wanting of the sufferings of Christ, in my flesh, for his body, which is the church:

1 Timothy 3:5 But if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?

the firstborn.

Exodus 4:22 And thou shalt say to him: Thus saith the Lord: Israel is my son, my firstborn.

Exodus 13:2 Sanctify unto me every firstborn that openeth the womb among the children of Israel, as well of men as of beasts: for they are all mine.

Deuteronomy 21:17 But he shall acknowledge the son of the hated for the firstborn, and shall give him a double portion of all he hath: for this is the first of his children, and to him are due the first birthrights.

Psalm 89:27 And I will make him my firstborn, high above the kings of the earth.

Jeremiah 31:9 They shall come with weeping: and I will bring them back in mercy: and I will bring them through the torrents of waters in a right way, and they shall not stumble in it: for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.

James 1:18 For of his own will hath he begotten us by the word of truth, that we might be some beginning of his creature.

Revelation 14:4 These are they who were not defiled with women: for they are virgins. These follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were purchased from among men, the firstfruits to God and to the Lamb.

which.

Exodus 32:32 Or if thou do not, strike me out of the book that thou hast written.

Psalm 69:28 Let them be blotted out of the book of the living; and with the just let them not be written.

Luke 10:20 But yet rejoice not in this, that spirits are subject unto you: but rejoice in this, that your names are written in heaven.

Philippians 4:3 And I entreat thee also, my sincere companion, help those women who have laboured with me in the gospel, with Clement and the rest of my fellow labourers, whose names are in the book of life.

Revelation 13:8 And all that dwell upon the earth adored him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb which was slain from the beginning of the world.

Revelation 20:15 And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the pool of fire.

written.

Hebrews 6:10-12 For God is not unjust, that he should forget your work and the love which you have shewn in his name, you who have ministered and do minister to the saints. . . .

Hebrews 9:27 And as it is appointed unto men once to die, and after this the judgment:

Genesis 18:25 Far be it from thee to do this thing, and to slay the just with the wicked, and for the just to be in like case as the wicked; this is not beseeming thee: thou who judgest all the earth, wilt not make this judgment.

Psalm 50:5,6 Gather ye together his saints to him: who set his covenant before sacrifices. . . .

Psalm 94:2 Lift up thyself, thou that judgest the earth: render a reward to the proud.

Psalm 96:13 before the face of the Lord, because he cometh: because he cometh to judge the earth. He shall judge the world with justice, and the people with his truth.

Psalm 98:9 At the presence of the Lord: because he cometh to judge the earth. He shall judge the world with justice, and the people with equity.

Matthew 25:31-34 And when the Son of man shall come in his majesty, and all the angels with him, then shall he sit upon the seat of his majesty. . . .

John 5:27 And he hath given him power to do judgment, because he is the Son of man.

2 Thessalonians 1:5-7 For an example of the just judgment of God, that you may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which also you suffer. . . .

1 Peter 2:23 Who, when he was reviled, did not revile: when he suffered, he threatened not, but delivered himself to him that judged him unjustly.

the spirits.

Hebrews 11:4,40 By faith Abel offered to God a sacrifice exceeding that of Cain, by which he obtained a testimony that he was just, God giving testimony to his gifts. And by it he being dead yet speaketh. . . .

Ecclesiastes 12:7 And the dust return into its earth, from whence it was, and the spirit return to God, who gave it.

1 Corinthians 13:12 We see now through a glass in a dark manner: but then face to face. Now I know in part: but then I shall know even as I am known.

1 Corinthians 15:49,54 Therefore, as we have borne the image of the earthly, let us bear also the image of the heavenly. . . .

2 Corinthians 5:8 But we are confident and have a good will to be absent rather from the body and to be present with the Lord.

Philippians 1:21-23 For to me, to live is Christ: and to die is gain. . . .

Philippians 3:12 Not as though I had already attained, or were already perfect: but I follow after, if I may by any means apprehend, wherein I am also apprehended by Christ Jesus.

*etc:

Colossians 1:12 Giving thanks to God the Father, who hath made us worthy to be partakers of the lot of the saints in light:

Revelation 7:14-17 And I said to him: My Lord, thou knowest. And he said to me: These are they who are come out of great tribulation and have washed their robes and have made them white in the blood of the Lamb. . . .

Context
An Unshakable Kingdom
22But you are come to mount Sion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to the company of many thousands of angels, 23And to the church of the firstborn who are written in the heavens, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of the just made perfect, 24And to Jesus the mediator of the new testament, and to the sprinkling of blood which speaketh better than that of Abel.…
Cross References
Genesis 18:25
Far be it from thee to do this thing, and to slay the just with the wicked, and for the just to be in like case as the wicked; this is not beseeming thee: thou who judgest all the earth, wilt not make this judgment.

Exodus 4:22
And thou shalt say to him: Thus saith the Lord: Israel is my son, my firstborn.

Psalm 50:6
And the heavens shall declare his justice: for God is judge.

Psalm 69:28
Let them be blotted out of the book of the living; and with the just let them not be written.

Psalm 94:2
Lift up thyself, thou that judgest the earth: render a reward to the proud.

Luke 10:20
But yet rejoice not in this, that spirits are subject unto you: but rejoice in this, that your names are written in heaven.

Hebrews 2:12
I will declare thy name to my brethren: in the midst of the church will I praise thee.

Hebrews 11:40
God providing some better thing for us, that they should not be perfected without us.

Revelation 6:9
And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God and for the testimony which they held.

Revelation 6:11
And white robes were given to every one of them one; And it was said to them that they should rest for a little time till their fellow servants and their brethren, who are to be slain even as they, should be filled up.

Revelation 14:4
These are they who were not defiled with women: for they are virgins. These follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were purchased from among men, the firstfruits to God and to the Lamb.

Additional Translations
in joyful assembly, to the congregation of the firstborn, enrolled in heaven. You have come to God the judge of all men, to the spirits of the righteous made perfect,

and to the assembly, to the church of the firstborn having been enrolled in the heavens, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous having been perfected,

To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,

to the general assembly and church of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,

the universal gathering; and to [the] assembly of the firstborn [who are] registered in heaven; and to God, judge of all; and to [the] spirits of just [men] made perfect;

to the general assembly and church of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,

To the general assembly and church of the first-born, who are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,

to the great festal gathering and Church of the first-born, whose names are recorded in Heaven, and to a Judge who is God of all, and to the spirits of righteous men made perfect,

to the general assembly and assembly of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, to God the Judge of all, to the spirits of just men made perfect,

to the company and assembly of the first-born in heaven enrolled, and to God the judge of all, and to spirits of righteous men made perfect,
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