Hebrews 10:37
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English Standard Version
For, “Yet a little while, and the coming one will come and will not delay;

King James Bible
For yet a little while, and he that shall come will come, and will not tarry.

American Standard Version
For yet a very little while, He that cometh shall come, and shall not tarry.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For yet a little and a very little while, and he that is to come, will come, and will not delay.

English Revised Version
For yet a very little while, He that cometh shall come, and shall not tarry.

Webster's Bible Translation
For yet a little while, and he that is coming will come, and will not tarry.

Weymouth New Testament
For there is still but a short time and then "The coming One will come and will not delay.

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Vincent's Word Studies

A little while (μικρὸν ὅσον ὅσον)

Strictly, a very little while. The phrase N.T.o. It is not part of the quotation, but is taken from Isaiah 26:20, the only instance. See Aristoph. Wasps, 213.

He that shall come will come (ὁ ἐρχόμενος ἥξει)

Rend. "he that cometh will come." In the Hebrew (Habakkuk 2:3) the subject of the sentence is the vision of the extermination of the Chaldees. "The vision - will surely come." As rendered in the lxx, either Jehovah or Messiah must be the subject. The passage was referred to Messiah by the later Jewish theologians, and is so taken by our writer, as is shown by the article before ἐρχόμενος. Comp. Matthew 11:3; Matthew 21:9; John 11:27. Similarly he refers ἥξει shall come to the final coming of Messiah to judge the world.

Hebrews 10:37 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Isaiah 26:20 Come, my people, enter you into your chambers, and shut your doors about you: hide yourself as it were for a little moment...

Isaiah 60:22 A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation: I the LORD will hasten it in his time.

Habakkuk 2:3,4 For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it...

Luke 18:8 I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man comes, shall he find faith on the earth?

James 5:7-9 Be patient therefore, brothers, to the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth...

2 Peter 3:8 But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

Revelation 22:20 He which testifies these things said, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.

Cross References
Habakkuk 2:3
For still the vision awaits its appointed time; it hastens to the end--it will not lie. If it seems slow, wait for it; it will surely come; it will not delay.

Matthew 11:3
and said to him, "Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?"

Philippians 4:5
Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand;

Hebrews 10:25
not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

Revelation 22:20
He who testifies to these things says, "Surely I am coming soon." Amen. Come, Lord Jesus!

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