Let *us* also therefore, having so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, laying aside every weight, and sin which so easily entangles us, run with endurance the race that lies before us,
References for Hebrews 12:1
looking stedfastly on Jesus the leader and completer of faith: who, in view of the joy lying before him, endured [the] cross, having despised [the] shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
References for Hebrews 12:2
For consider well him who endured so great contradiction from sinners against himself, that ye be not weary, fainting in your minds.
References for Hebrews 12:3
Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, wrestling against sin.
And ye have quite forgotten the exhortation which speaks to you as to sons: My son, despise not [the] chastening of [the] Lord, nor faint [when] reproved by him;
References for Hebrews 12:5
for whom [the] Lord loves he chastens, and scourges every son whom he receives.