Hebrews 6:1-11 NAS

The Peril of Falling Away

1 Therefore 1leaving 2the aelementary teaching about the bChrist, let us press on to c3maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from 4dead works and of faith toward God,

References for Hebrews 6:1

    • Š 6:1 - Lit "word of the beginning"
    • ‹ 6:1 - I.e. Messiah
    • Œ 6:1 - Or "perfection"
      2 of 5instruction about washings and 6laying on of hands, and the 7resurrection of the dead and 8eternal judgment.

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      3 And this we will do, 9if God permits.

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      4 For in the case of those who have once been 10enlightened and have tasted of 11the heavenly gift and have been made 12partakers of the Holy Spirit,

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      5 and 13have tasted the good 14word of God and the powers of 15the age to come,

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      6 and then have fallen away, it is 16impossible to renew them again to repentance, d17since they again crucify to themselves the Son of God and put Him to open shame.

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      7 For ground that drinks the rain which often efalls on it and brings forth vegetation useful to those 18for whose sake it is also tilled, receives a blessing from God;

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        • Ž 6:7 - Lit "comes"
          8 but if it yields thorns and thistles, it is worthless and 19close fto being cursed, and git ends up being burned.

          References for Hebrews 6:8

            •  6:8 - Lit "near to a curse"
            •  6:8 - Lit "whose end is for burning"

              Better Things for You

              9 But, 20beloved, we are convinced of better things concerning you, and things that haccompany salvation, though * we are speaking in this way.

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              10 For 21God is not unjust so as to forget 22your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having 23ministered and in still ministering to the isaints.

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              11 And we desire that each one of you show the same diligence jso as to realize the 24full assurance of 25hope until the end,

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                • “ 6:11 - Lit "to the full"