Hebrews 6:1 DBY

1 Wherefore, leaving the word of the beginning of the Christ, let us go on [to what belongs] to full growth, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and faith in God,

References for Hebrews 6:1

    • a 6:1 - Logos, which includes the thoughts as well as the utterance of them: 'doctrine,' ver. 2, is a different word: see Note, 1Cor. 1.5.
    • b 6:1 - The Greek word is used for 'perfection' or 'full growth.' So in ch. 5.14 'solid food belongs to full-grown men' to which allusion is made here.
    • c 6:1 - Epi, lit. 'on God,' as Acts 9.42; 11.17; 16.31; 22.19; Rom. 4.5,24 -- the actual personal object of faith trusted in as such: see Note, 2Tim. 1.12.

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      • a 6:1 - Logos, which includes the thoughts as well as the utterance of them: 'doctrine,' ver. 2, is a different word: see Note, 1Cor. 1.5.
      • b 6:1 - The Greek word is used for 'perfection' or 'full growth.' So in ch. 5.14 'solid food belongs to full-grown men' to which allusion is made here.
      • c 6:1 - Epi, lit. 'on God,' as Acts 9.42; 11.17; 16.31; 22.19; Rom. 4.5,24 -- the actual personal object of faith trusted in as such: see Note, 2Tim. 1.12.
      • d 6:4 - 'Partakes,' ch. 5.13 is metecho. 'Partakers,' ch. 6.4, is metochos, see Note q, ch. 2.14.
      • e 6:4 - From kainos, as Eph. 2.15; 4.24. Not a renewal in the sense of change, but to make entirely new.
      • f 6:11 - A longing for anything, as Luke 22.15, and in contrast, see Luke 15.16.
      • g 6:12 - 'Longsuffering:' see Note f, Jas. 5.7.
      • h 6:12 - This refers to the past, but speaks only of the character of the person; but as an actuality.
      • i 6:14 - See Gen. 22.17.
      • j 6:20 - As ch. 5. 6: see Note b.