Hebrews 10:38

38 And, “But my righteous[a] one will live by faith. And I take no pleasure in the one who shrinks back.”[b]

Hebrews 10:38 in Other Translations

KJV
38 Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.
ESV
38 but my righteous one shall live by faith, and if he shrinks back, my soul has no pleasure in him."
NLT
38 And my righteous ones will live by faith. But I will take no pleasure in anyone who turns away.”
MSG
38 But anyone who is right with me thrives on loyal trust; if he cuts and runs, I won't be very happy.
CSB
38 But My righteous one will live by faith; and if he draws back, My soul has no pleasure in him.

Hebrews 10:38 In-Context

36 You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.
37 For, “In just a little while, he who is coming will come and will not delay.”
38 And, “But my righteous one will live by faith. And I take no pleasure in the one who shrinks back.”
39 But we do not belong to those who shrink back and are destroyed, but to those who have faith and are saved.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Romans 1:17; Galatians 3:11
  • 2. Habakkuk 2:3,4

Footnotes 2

  • [a]. Some manuscripts "But the righteous"
  • [b]. Hab. 2:4 (see Septuagint)
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