Hebrews 5:12
Good News Translation
There has been enough time for you to be teachers--yet you still need someone to teach you the first lessons of God's message. Instead of eating solid food, you still have to drink milk.

Contemporary English Version
By now you should have been teachers, but once again you need to be taught the simplest things about what God has said. You need milk instead of solid food.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For whereas for the time you ought to be masters, you have need to be taught again what are the first elements of the words of God: and you are become such as have need of milk and not of strong meat.

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For whereas for the time you ought to be masters, you have need to be taught again what are the first elements of the words of God: and you are become such as have need of milk and not of strong meat.

for the.

Matthew 17:17 And Jesus rebuked him, and the devil went out of him, and the child was cured from that hour.

Mark 9:19 Who answering them, said: O incredulous generation, how long shall I be with you? How long shall I suffer you? Bring him unto me.

teachers.

Ezra 7:10 For Esdras had prepared his heart to seek the law of the Lord, and to do and to teach in Israel the commandments and judgment.

Psalm 34:11 Come, children, hearken to me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord.

1 Corinthians 14:19 But in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that I may instruct others also: than ten thousand words in a tongue.

Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you abundantly: in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms, hymns and spiritual canticles, singing in grace in your hearts to God.

Titus 2:3,4 The aged women, in like manner, in holy attire, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teaching well: . . .

teach.

Isaiah 28:9,10,13 Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand the hearing? them that are weaned from the milk, that are drawn away from the breasts. . . .

Philippians 3:1 As to the rest, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you, to me indeed is not wearisome, but to you is necessary.

the first.

Hebrews 6:1 Wherefore, leaving the word of the beginning of Christ, let us go on to things more perfect: not laying again the foundation of penance from dead works and of faith towards God,

the oracles.

2 Samuel 16:23 Now the counsel of Achitophel, which he gave in those days, was as if a man should consult God: so was all the counsel of Achitophel, both when he was with David, and when he was with Absalom.

Acts 7:38 This is he that was in the church in the wilderness, with the angel who spoke to him on Mount Sina and with our fathers. Who received the words of life to give unto us.

Romans 3:2 Much every way. First indeed, because the words of God were committed to them.

1 Peter 4:11 If any man speak, let him speak, as the words of God. If any minister, let him do it, as of the power which God administereth: that in all things God may be honoured through Jesus Christ: to whom is glory and empire for ever and ever. Amen.

as have.

Hebrews 5:13 For every one that is a partaker of milk is unskilful in the word of justice: for he is a little child.

Isaiah 55:1 All you that thirst, come to the waters: and you that have no money make haste, buy, and eat: come ye, buy wine and milk without money, and without any price.

1 Corinthians 3:1-3 And I, brethren, could not speak to you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal. As unto little ones in Christ. . . .

1 Peter 2:2 As newborn babes, desire the rational milk without guile, that thereby you may grow unto salvation:

Context
Warning against Drifting Away
11Of whom we have much to say and hard to be intelligibly uttered: because you are become weak to hear. 12For whereas for the time you ought to be masters, you have need to be taught again what are the first elements of the words of God: and you are become such as have need of milk and not of strong meat. 13For every one that is a partaker of milk is unskilful in the word of justice: for he is a little child.…
Cross References
Acts 7:38
This is he that was in the church in the wilderness, with the angel who spoke to him on Mount Sina and with our fathers. Who received the words of life to give unto us.

1 Corinthians 3:2
I gave you milk to drink, not meat: for you were not able as yet. But neither indeed are you now able: for you are yet carnal.

1 Corinthians 14:20
Brethren, do not become children in sense. But in malice be children: and in sense be perfect.

Galatians 4:3
So we also, when we were children, were serving under the elements of the world.

Hebrews 5:11
Of whom we have much to say and hard to be intelligibly uttered: because you are become weak to hear.

Hebrews 6:1
Wherefore, leaving the word of the beginning of Christ, let us go on to things more perfect: not laying again the foundation of penance from dead works and of faith towards God,

Hebrews 10:32
But call to mind the former days, wherein, being illuminated, you endured a great fight of afflictions.

1 Peter 2:2
As newborn babes, desire the rational milk without guile, that thereby you may grow unto salvation:

Additional Translations
Although by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to reteach you the basic principles of God’s word. You need milk, not solid food!

For even by the time you ought to be teachers, you have need of one to teach you again what is the beginning of the principles of the oracles of God; and you have become those having need of milk, and not of solid food.

For when for the time you ought to be teachers, you have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.

For when by reason of the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need again that some one teach you the rudiments of the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of solid food.

For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have again need that [one] should teach you what [are] the elements of the beginning of the oracles of God, and are become such as have need of milk, [and] not of solid food.

For when by reason of the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need again that some one teach you the rudiments of the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of solid food.

For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need of one to teach you again which are the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong food.

For although, considering the long time you have been believers, you ought now to be teachers of others, you really need some one to teach you over again the very rudiments of the truths of God, and you have come to require milk instead of solid food.

For although by this time you should be teachers, you again need to have someone teach you the rudiments of the first principles of the oracles of God. You have come to need milk, and not solid food.

for even owing to be teachers, because of the time, again ye have need that one teach you what are the elements of the beginning of the oracles of God, and ye have become having need of milk, and not of strong food,
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