New American Standard Bible
Therefore let us be diligent to enter that rest, so that no one will fall, through following the same example of disobedience.
King James Bible
Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.
Darby Bible Translation
Let us therefore use diligence to enter into that rest, that no one may fall after the same example of not hearkening to the word.
World English Bible
Let us therefore give diligence to enter into that rest, lest anyone fall after the same example of disobedience.
Young's Literal Translation
May we be diligent, then, to enter into that rest, that no one in the same example of the unbelief may fall,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Let us therefore labour - Let us earnestly strive. Since there is a rest whose attainment is worth all our efforts; since so many have failed of reaching it by their unbelief, and since there is so much danger that we may fail of it also, let us give all diligence that we may enter into it. Heaven is never obtained but by diligence; and no one enters there who does not earnestly desire it, and who does not make a sincere effort to reach it.
Of unbelief - Margin, "disobedience." The word "unbelief" best expresses the sense, as the apostle was showing that this was the principal thing that prevented people from entering into heaven; see the notes at Hebrews 3:12.
LibraryApril 23. "An High Priest Touched with the Feeling of Our Infirmities" (Heb. Iv. 15).
"An high priest touched with the feeling of our infirmities" (Heb. iv. 15). Some time ago we were talking with a greatly suffering sister about healing, who was much burdened physically and desirous of being able to trust the Lord for deliverance. After a little conversation we prayed with her, committing her case to the Lord for absolute trust and deliverance as she was prepared to claim. As soon as we closed our prayer she grasped our hand, and asked us to unite with her in the burden that was …
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The Power of God's Word to Convict Men of Sin.
The Great High-Priest.
And to whom did He swear that they would not enter His rest, but to those who were disobedient?
Therefore, since it remains for some to enter it, and those who formerly had good news preached to them failed to enter because of disobedience,
2 Peter 2:6
and if He condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to destruction by reducing them to ashes, having made them an example to those who would live ungodly lives thereafter;
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