Hebrews 6:1-12 LEB

A Serious Warning Against Falling Away

1 Therefore, leaving behind the elementary message about Christ, let us move on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and faith in God,

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      2 teaching about baptisms and laying on of hands, and resurrection of the dead and eternal judgment.
      3 And this we will do, if God permits.
      4 For [it is] impossible [concerning] those who have once been enlightened, and have tasted the heavenly gift, and become sharers of the Holy Spirit,
      5 and have tasted the good word of God and the powers of the coming age,
      6 and having fallen away, to renew [them] again to repentance, [because they]a have crucified again for themselves the Son of God and held him up to contempt.

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        • ‰ 6:6 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("have crucified again") which is understood as causal
          7 For ground that drinks the rain that comes often upon it, and brings forth vegetation usable to those [people] {for whose sake}b [it is] also cultivated, shares a blessing from God.

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            • Š 6:7 - Literally "for the sake of whom"
              8 But [if it]c produces thorns and thistles, [it is] worthless and near to a curse, whose end [is] for burning.

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                • ‹ 6:8 - *Here "[if]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("produces") which is understood as conditional
                  9 But even if we are speaking in this way, dear friends, we are convinced of better [things] concerning you, and belonging to salvation.
                  10 For God [is] not unjust, [so as] to forget your work and the love which you demonstrated for his name [by]d having served the saints, and continuing to serve [them].

                  References for Hebrews 6:10

                    • Œ 6:10 - *Here "[by]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("having served") which is understood as means
                      11 And we desire each one of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the full assurance of [your] hope until the end,
                      12 in order that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who inherit the promises through faith and patience.