New International Version
Anyone who lives on milk, being still an infant, is not acquainted with the teaching about righteousness.
King James Bible
For every one that useth milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.
Darby Bible Translation
For every one that partakes of milk [is] unskilled in the word of righteousness, for he is a babe;
World English Bible
For everyone who lives on milk is not experienced in the word of righteousness, for he is a baby.
Young's Literal Translation
for every one who is partaking of milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness -- for he is an infant,
Hebrews 5:13 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For every one that useth milk - It is very likely that the apostle, by using this term, refers to the doctrines of the law, which were only the rudiments of religion, and were intended to lead us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.
The word of righteousness - Αογος δικαιοσυνης· The doctrine of justification. I believe this to be the apostle's meaning. He that uses milk - rests in the ceremonies and observances of the law, is unskilful in the doctrine of justification; for this requires faith in the sacrificial death of the promised Messiah.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
is unskilful. Gr. hath no experience. the word.
LibraryThe Lesson of Life
Fifth Sunday in Lent. Chester Training College, 1870. Windsor Castle, 1871. Hebrews v. 7, 8. "Who in the days of His flesh, when He had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears, unto Him that was able to save Him from death, and was heard in that He feared; though He were a Son, yet learned He obedience by the things which He suffered." This is the lesson of life. This is God's way of educating us, of making us men and women worthy of the name of men and women, worthy …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
Our Compassionate High Priest
The Impossibility of Renewal.
I am first to give you some directions for bringing your people to submit to this course of catechizing and instruction.
1 Corinthians 3:1
Brothers and sisters, I could not address you as people who live by the Spirit but as people who are still worldly--mere infants in Christ.
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brothers and sisters, stop thinking like children. In regard to evil be infants, but in your thinking be adults.
1 Peter 2:2
Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation,
2 John 1:11
Anyone who welcomes them shares in their wicked work.
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