Hebrews 12:16 LEB

16 [that] no one [be] a sexually immoral or totally worldly [person] like Esau, who for one meal traded his own birthright.

Study tools for Hebrews 12:16

  • a 12:1 - *Here "[since]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("have") which is understood as causal
  • b 12:1 - Literally "the easily ensnaring sin"
  • c 12:3 - *The plural reflexive pronoun can still be translated as singular; see Louw-Nida 92.25
  • d 12:4 - *The words "shedding your" are not in the Greek text but are supplied for clarity
  • e 12:4 - *Here "[as]" is supplied as a component of the temporal participle ("struggle")
  • f 12:6 - A quotation from Prov 3:11-12
  • g 12:8 - *The phrase "legitimate sons" is not in the Greek text but is implied
  • h 12:9 - Literally "the flesh of our fathers"
  • i 12:17 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the temporal participle ("wanted")
  • j 12:20 - A quotation from Exod 19:12-13
  • k 12:21 - A quotation from Deut 9:19
  • l 12:24 - Literally "to the blood of sprinkling"
  • m 12:25 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the temporal participle ("refused")
  • n 12:25 - *Here the verb "will ... escape" is an understood repetition from the previous clause
  • o 12:25 - *Here "[if]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("reject") which is understood as conditional
  • p 12:28 - *Here "[since]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("are receiving") which is understood as causal