Hebrews 12:2 LEB

2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the originator and perfecter of faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, disregarding the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Study tools for Hebrews 12:2

  • 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