Hebrews 6:13 DBY

13 For God, having promised to Abraham, since he had no greater to swear by, swore by himself,

Study tools for Hebrews 6:13

  • 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.