Hebrews 4:1-6 NLT

1 God's promise of entering his place of rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to get there.
2 For this Good News -- that God has prepared a place of rest -- has been announced to us just as it was to them. But it did them no good because they didn't believe what God told them. a

References for Hebrews 4:2

    • t 4:2 - Some manuscripts read <I>they didn't share the faith of those who listened [to God].</I>
      3 For only we who believe can enter his place of rest. As for those who didn't believe, God said, "In my anger I made a vow: 'They will never enter my place of rest,'" b even though his place of rest has been ready since he made the world.

      References for Hebrews 4:3

        • u 4:3 - Ps 95:11.
          4 We know it is ready because the Scriptures mention the seventh day, saying, "On the seventh day God rested from all his work." c

          References for Hebrews 4:4

            • v 4:4 - Gen 2:2.
              5 But in the other passage God said, "They will never enter my place of rest." d

              References for Hebrews 4:5

                • w 4:5 - Ps 95:11.
                  6 So God's rest is there for people to enter. But those who formerly heard the Good News failed to enter because they disobeyed God.