Hebrews 6:18
Good News Translation
There are these two things, then, that cannot change and about which God cannot lie. So we who have found safety with him are greatly encouraged to hold firmly to the hope placed before us.

Contemporary English Version
God cannot tell lies! And so his promises and vows are two things that can never be changed. We have run to God for safety. Now his promises should greatly encourage us to take hold of the hope that is right in front of us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That by two immutable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have the strongest comfort, we who have fled for refuge to hold fast the hope set before us.

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That by two immutable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have the strongest comfort, we who have fled for refuge to hold fast the hope set before us.

two.

Hebrews 3:11 As I have sworn in my wrath: If they shall enter into my rest.

Hebrews 7:21 But this with an oath, by him that said unto him: The Lord hath sworn and he will not repent: Thou art a priest for ever).

Psalm 110:4 The Lord hath sworn, and he will not repent: Thou art a priest for ever according to the order of Melchisedech.

Matthew 24:35 Heaven and earth shall pass: but my words shall not pass.

impossible.

Numbers 23:19 God is not a man, that he should lie, nor is the son of man, that he should be changed. Hath he said then, and will he not do? hath he spoken, and will he not fulfil?

1 Samuel 15:29 But the triumpher in Israel will not spare, and will not be moved to repentance: for he is not a man that he should repent.

Romans 3:4 But God is true and every man a liar, as it is written: That thou mayest be justified in thy words and mayest overcome when thou art judged.

2 Timothy 2:13 If we believe not, he continueth faithful, he cannot deny himself.

Titus 1:2 Unto the hope of life everlasting, which God, who lieth not, hath promised before the times of the world:

1 John 1:10 If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar: and his word is not in us.

1 John 5:10 He that believeth in the Son of God hath the testimony of God in himself. He that believeth not the Son maketh him a liar: because he believeth not in the testimony which God hath testified of his Son.

we might.

Isaiah 51:12 I myself will comfort you: who art thou, that thou shouldst be afraid of a mortal man, and of the son of man, who shall wither away like grass?

Isaiah 66:10-13 Rejoice with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all you that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all you that mourn for her. . . .

Luke 2:25 And behold there was a man in Jerusalem named Simeon: and this man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel. And the Holy Ghost was in him.

Romans 15:5 Now the God of patience and of comfort grant you to be of one mind, one towards another, according to Jesus Christ:

2 Corinthians 1:5-7 For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us: so also by Christ doth our comfort abound. . . .

Philippians 2:1 If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of charity, if any society of the spirit, if any bowels of commiseration:

2 Thessalonians 2:16,17 Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God and our Father, who hath loved us and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope in grace, . . .

who.

Hebrews 11:7 By faith Noe, having received an answer concerning those things which as yet were not seen, moved with fear, framed the ark for the saving of his house: by the which he condemned the world and was instituted heir of the justice which is by faith.

Genesis 19:22 Make haste, and be saved there: because I cannot do any thing till thou go in thither. Therefore the name of that city was called Segor.

Numbers 35:11-15 Determine what cities shall be for the refuge of fugitives, who have shed blood against their will. . . .

Joshua 20:3 That whosoever shall kill a person unawares may flee to them, and may escape the wrath of the kinsman, who is the avenger of blood.

Psalm 46:1 Unto the end, for the sons of Core, for the hidden. [2] Our God is our refuge and strength: a helper in troubles, which have found us exceedingly.

Psalm 62:8 Trust in him, all ye congregation of people: pour out your hearts before him. God is our helper for ever.

Isaiah 32:1,2 Behold a king shall reign in justice, and princes shall rule in judgment. . . .

Zechariah 9:12 Return to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope, I will render thee double as I declare today.

Matthew 3:7 And seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them: Ye brood of vipers, who hath shewed you to flee from the wrath to come?

2 Corinthians 5:18-21 But all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Christ and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation. . . .

1 Thessalonians 1:10 And to wait for his Son from heaven (whom he raised up from the dead), Jesus, who hath delivered us from the wrath to come.

lay.

1 Kings 2:28 And the news came to Joab, because Joab had turned after Adonias, and had not turned after Solomon: and Joab fled into the tabernacle of the Lord, and took hold on the horn of the altar.

Proverbs 3:18 The Lord by wisdom hath founded the earth, hath established the heavens by prudence.

Proverbs 4:13 Be not delighted in the paths of the wicked, neither let the way of evil men please thee.

Isaiah 27:5 Or rather shall it take hold of my strength, shall it make peace with me, shall it make peace with me?

Isaiah 56:4 For thus saith the Lord to the eunuchs, They that shall keep my sabbaths, and shall choose the things that please me, and shall hold fast my covenant:

Isaiah 64:7 There is none that calleth upon thy name: that riseth up, and taketh hold of thee: thou hast hid thy face from us, and hast crushed us in the hand of our iniquity.

1 Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of faith. Lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art called and be it confessed a good confession before many witnesses.

the hope.

Colossians 1:5,23,27 For the hope that is laid up for you in heaven, which you have heard in the word of the truth of the gospel, . . .

1 Timothy 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the commandment of God our Saviour and Christ Jesus our hope:

set.

Hebrews 12:1,2 And therefore we also having so great a cloud of witnesses over our head, laying aside every weight and sin which surrounds us, let us run by patience to the fight proposed to us: . . .

Romans 3:25 Whom God hath proposed to be a propitiation, through faith in his blood, to the shewing of his justice, for the remission of former sins,

Context
God's Unchangeable Promise
17Wherein God, meaning more abundantly to shew to the heirs of the promise the immutability of his counsel, interposed an oath: 18That by two immutable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have the strongest comfort, we who have fled for refuge to hold fast the hope set before us. 19Which we have as an anchor of the soul, sure and firm, and which entereth in even within the veil:…
Cross References
Numbers 23:19
God is not a man, that he should lie, nor is the son of man, that he should be changed. Hath he said then, and will he not do? hath he spoken, and will he not fulfil?

Zechariah 9:12
Return to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope, I will render thee double as I declare today.

Romans 5:5
And hope confoundeth not: because the charity of God is poured forth in our hearts, by the Holy Ghost who is given to us.

Titus 1:2
Unto the hope of life everlasting, which God, who lieth not, hath promised before the times of the world:

Hebrews 3:6
But Christ, as the Son in his own house: which house are we, if we hold fast the confidence and glory of hope unto the end.

Hebrews 6:17
Wherein God, meaning more abundantly to shew to the heirs of the promise the immutability of his counsel, interposed an oath:

Hebrews 7:19
For the law brought nothing to perfection: but a bringing in of a better hope, by which we draw nigh to God.

Additional Translations
Thus by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled to take hold of the hope set before us may be strongly encouraged.

so that by two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have strong encouragement, having fled for refuge, to take hold of the hope being set before us,

That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold on the hope set before us:

that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have a strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us:

that by two unchangeable things, in which [it was] impossible that God should lie, we might have a strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to lay hold on the hope set before us,

that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have a strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us;

That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:

He added an oath, in order that, through two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for Him to prove false, we may possess mighty encouragement--we who, for safety, have hastened to lay hold of the hope set before us.

that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have a strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to take hold of the hope set before us.

that through two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, a strong comfort we may have who did flee for refuge to lay hold on the hope set before us,
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