Hebrews 12:1-6 DBY

1 Let *us* also therefore, having so great a cloud of witnesses a surrounding us, laying aside every weight, and sin b which so easily entangles c us, run with endurance the race that lies before us,

References for Hebrews 12:1

    • ù 12:1 - Witness, in English, has two senses: 'seeing, so as to bear witness,' and 'giving testimony to.' The last only I apprehend is in the Greek here.
    • ú 12:1 - Or 'the sin.'
    • û 12:1 - Or 'besets.' The one Greek word here represents the whole phrase, 'which so easily entangles us.'
      2 looking stedfastly d on Jesus the leader e and completer of faith: who, in view of the joy lying before him, endured [the] cross, having despised [the] shame, and is set down f at the right hand of the throne of God.

      References for Hebrews 12:2

        • ü 12:2 - It means, looking away from other things and fixing the eye exclusively on one.
        • ý 12:2 - See Note, Acts 3.15.
        • þ 12:2 - The perfect tense with abiding result.
          3 For consider well g him who endured so great contradiction from sinners against himself, that ye be not weary, fainting in your minds.

          References for Hebrews 12:3

            • ÿ 12:3 - 'Weigh so as to judge its value,' and sometimes in comparison with other things.
              4 Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, wrestling against sin.
              5 And ye have h quite forgotten the exhortation which speaks to you as to sons: i My son, despise not [the] chastening of [the] Lord, nor faint [when] reproved by him;

              References for Hebrews 12:5

                • Ā 12:5 - Or 'And have ye?'
                • ā 12:5 - See Prov. 3.11,12.
                  6 for whom [the] Lord loves he chastens, and scourges every son whom he receives.