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Hebrews 4

Introduction

Overview

Hebrews 4:1, The rest of Christians is attained by faith; Hebrews 4:12, The power of God’s word; Hebrews 4:14, By our high priest Jesus, the Son of God, Hebrews 4:16. we may and must go boldly to the throne of grace.

Verse 1

us therefore: Hebrews 4:11, Hebrews 2:1-Leviticus :, Hebrews 12:15, Hebrews 12:25, Hebrews 13:7, Proverbs 14:16, Proverbs 28:14, Jeremiah 32:40, Romans 11:20, 1 Corinthians 10:12

a promise: Hebrews 4:9, Numbers 14:34, 1 Samuel 2:30, Romans 3:3, Romans 3:4, 2 Timothy 2:13

his: Hebrews 4:3-Deuteronomy :, Hebrews 3:11

any: Matthew 7:21-Isaiah :, Matthew 7:26, Matthew 7:27, Matthew 24:48-Colossians :, Matthew 25:1-Leviticus :, Luke 12:45, Luke 12:46, Luke 13:25-Amos :, Romans 3:23, 1 Corinthians 9:26, 1 Corinthians 9:27

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 11:16 - Take heed Psalms 2:11 - rejoice Psalms 90:7 - For we Isaiah 11:10 - his rest Micah 2:10 - for Matthew 11:28 - and I Matthew 19:30 - General Matthew 25:8 - gone out Mark 4:8 - fell John 20:25 - Except Acts 5:11 - General Acts 24:25 - Felix 2 Corinthians 7:1 - therefore 2 Corinthians 7:11 - fear 2 Corinthians 13:5 - Examine Philippians 2:12 - with Colossians 2:17 - the body 2 Thessalonians 1:7 - who Hebrews 2:3 - How Hebrews 13:22 - suffer 1 Peter 1:17 - in fear 1 Peter 4:18 - if

Verse 2

unto us: Acts 3:26, Acts 13:46, Galatians 3:8, Galatians 4:13, 1 Peter 1:12

preached: Gr. of hearing, Romans 10:16, Romans 10:17, *marg.

did: Romans 2:25, 1 Corinthians 13:3, 1 Timothy 4:8

not being: etc. or because they were not united by faith to, Hebrews 4:6, Hebrews 3:12, Hebrews 3:18, Hebrews 3:19, Hebrews 11:6, 1 Thessalonians 1:5, 1 Thessalonians 2:13, 2 Thessalonians 2:12, 2 Thessalonians 2:13, James 1:21

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 9:23 - ye believed Psalms 2:11 - rejoice Psalms 90:7 - For we Psalms 106:24 - they believed Matthew 9:22 - thy Matthew 13:23 - good Mark 4:8 - fell Mark 6:5 - General Luke 8:48 - thy Luke 9:41 - O faithless John 20:25 - Except Romans 3:3 - if some Galatians 5:2 - that

Verse 3

we: Hebrews 3:14, Isaiah 28:12, Jeremiah 6:16, Matthew 11:28, Matthew 11:29, Romans 5:1, Romans 5:2

As I: Hebrews 3:11, Psalms 95:11

the works: Genesis 1:31, Exodus 20:11

from: Hebrews 9:26, Matthew 13:35, Ephesians 1:4, 1 Peter 1:20

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:1 - Thus Exodus 31:17 - six days Leviticus 23:32 - a sabbath Numbers 10:33 - a resting place Numbers 14:23 - Surely they shall not see 1 Kings 8:56 - hath given rest Isaiah 14:24 - Lord Ezekiel 20:15 - I lifted Hebrews 4:1 - his Hebrews 4:5 - General Hebrews 4:9 - remaineth Hebrews 4:10 - as

Verse 4

in: Hebrews 2:6

God: Genesis 2:1, Genesis 2:2, Exodus 20:11, Exodus 31:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:3 - blessed Deuteronomy 5:14 - the sabbath Hebrews 4:10 - as

Verse 5

Hebrews 4:3, Hebrews 3:11

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 28:6 - I have Psalms 95:11 - I sware

Verse 6

it remaineth: Hebrews 4:9, 1 Corinthians 7:29

some: Numbers 14:12, Numbers 14:31, Isaiah 65:15, Matthew 21:43, Matthew 22:9, Matthew 22:10, Luke 14:21-Jeremiah :, Acts 13:46, Acts 13:47, Acts 28:28

they: Hebrews 4:2, Hebrews 3:19, Galatians 3:8

it was: or, the gospel was

entered: Hebrews 3:18, Hebrews 3:19

Reciprocal: Job 23:3 - where Psalms 106:24 - they believed Ezekiel 20:38 - they shall Matthew 7:21 - shall Matthew 13:58 - General Romans 11:20 - because Hebrews 11:6 - without

Verse 7

saying: Hebrews 3:7, Hebrews 3:8, 2 Samuel 23:1, 2 Samuel 23:2, Matthew 22:43, Mark 12:36, Luke 20:42, Acts 2:29, Acts 2:31, Acts 28:25

To day: Hebrews 3:7, Hebrews 3:15, Psalms 95:7

after: 1 Kings 6:1, Acts 13:20-Isaiah :

Reciprocal: Acts 2:30 - being Romans 2:5 - But after 2 Corinthians 6:2 - a time

Verse 8

Jesus: that is, Joshua, Acts 7:45

had: Hebrews 11:13-Ezra :, Deuteronomy 12:9, Deuteronomy 25:19, Joshua 1:15, Joshua 22:4, Joshua 23:1, Psalms 78:55, Psalms 105:44

Reciprocal: Exodus 17:9 - unto Joshua Exodus 33:14 - rest Numbers 13:16 - Jehoshua Deuteronomy 3:28 - for he shall Deuteronomy 31:3 - and Joshua Joshua 11:23 - And the land Joshua 19:51 - These are 1 Chronicles 7:27 - Jehoshuah Nehemiah 8:17 - Jeshua Psalms 116:7 - thy rest Isaiah 63:14 - the Spirit Jeremiah 31:2 - when

Verse 9

remaineth: Hebrews 4:1, Hebrews 4:3, Hebrews 3:11, Isaiah 11:10, Isaiah 57:2, Isaiah 60:19, Isaiah 60:20, Revelation 7:14-Esther :, Revelation 21:4

rest: or, keeping of a sabbath

people: Hebrews 11:25, Psalms 47:9, Matthew 1:21, Titus 2:14, 1 Peter 2:10

Reciprocal: Exodus 16:30 - General Exodus 31:15 - the sabbath Exodus 33:14 - rest Deuteronomy 12:9 - General Joshua 11:23 - And the land Joshua 19:51 - These are Joshua 21:44 - General Job 3:17 - at rest Psalms 92:1 - for Psalms 94:13 - mayest Isaiah 32:18 - General Jeremiah 31:2 - when Ezekiel 46:1 - on the sabbath Acts 9:31 - the churches 2 Thessalonians 1:7 - who Hebrews 4:6 - it remaineth Hebrews 13:14 - General Revelation 14:13 - Yea

Verse 10

he that: Hebrews 1:3, Hebrews 10:12, Revelation 14:13

hath: John 19:30, 1 Peter 4:1, 1 Peter 4:2

as: Hebrews 4:3, Hebrews 4:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 31:17 - six days Leviticus 16:29 - do no Ezekiel 46:1 - on the sabbath

Verse 11

Let: Hebrews 4:1, Hebrews 6:11, Matthew 7:13, Matthew 11:12, Matthew 11:28-Amos :, Luke 13:24, Luke 16:16, John 6:27, Philippians 2:12, 2 Peter 1:10, 2 Peter 1:11

lest: Hebrews 3:12, Hebrews 3:18, Hebrews 3:19

unbelief: or, disobedience, Acts 26:19, Romans 11:30-Jonah :, Ephesians 2:2, Ephesians 5:6, Colossians 3:6, Titus 1:16, Titus 3:3,*Gr.

Reciprocal: Leviticus 23:32 - a sabbath Joshua 7:3 - about two Job 3:17 - at rest Matthew 18:9 - to enter Luke 9:41 - O faithless John 9:18 - General Acts 24:25 - when Romans 11:20 - because 1 Corinthians 10:6 - these 2 Corinthians 5:9 - we labour 1 Thessalonians 1:3 - your 2 Thessalonians 1:7 - who 2 Timothy 2:15 - Study Hebrews 2:3 - How Hebrews 3:6 - if Hebrews 12:15 - Looking Hebrews 13:22 - suffer 1 Peter 2:7 - which be

Verse 12

the word: Hebrews 13:7, Isaiah 49:2, Luke 8:11, Acts 4:31, 2 Corinthians 2:17, 2 Corinthians 4:2, Revelation 20:4

is quick: Psalms 110:2, Psalms 119:130, Ecclesiastes 12:11, Isaiah 55:11, Jeremiah 23:29, Romans 1:16, 1 Corinthians 1:24, 2 Corinthians 10:4, 2 Corinthians 10:5, 1 Thessalonians 2:13, James 1:18, 1 Peter 1:23, John 6:51, 1 Peter 2:4, 1 Peter 2:5,*Gr.

sharper: Psalms 45:3, Psalms 149:6, Proverbs 5:4, Isaiah 11:4, Isaiah 49:2, Acts 2:37, Acts 5:33, Ephesians 6:17, Revelation 1:16, Revelation 2:16, Revelation 19:15, Revelation 19:21

and is: Psalms 139:2, Jeremiah 17:10, 1 Corinthians 14:24, 1 Corinthians 14:25, Ephesians 5:13, Revelation 2:23

Reciprocal: Numbers 5:18 - uncover Judges 3:16 - two edges 1 Samuel 2:3 - a God 1 Kings 8:39 - for thou 1 Kings 10:3 - hid from the king 1 Chronicles 29:17 - triest the heart 2 Chronicles 1:11 - this was 2 Chronicles 9:2 - there Job 42:2 - no Psalms 44:21 - knoweth Psalms 90:8 - our Psalms 119:96 - but thy Psalms 139:4 - thou knowest Proverbs 20:27 - searching Proverbs 24:12 - doth not he that Isaiah 30:28 - his breath Isaiah 66:18 - their thoughts Hosea 6:5 - I have Amos 5:12 - I know Zechariah 9:13 - made Malachi 3:16 - that thought Matthew 7:29 - having Matthew 9:4 - knowing Matthew 22:11 - when Matthew 23:28 - ye also Mark 1:22 - they were Mark 3:17 - he surnamed Mark 8:17 - knew Luke 4:32 - General Luke 5:22 - perceived Luke 18:4 - he said Luke 24:32 - Did John 5:42 - I know John 6:63 - the words John 8:7 - and said Acts 8:22 - the thought Acts 24:25 - Felix Romans 7:14 - the law Romans 10:17 - and hearing 1 Corinthians 1:18 - unto Philippians 2:16 - the word Colossians 3:16 - the word 1 Thessalonians 5:23 - your 2 Timothy 3:16 - All 1 John 5:7 - the Word Revelation 2:12 - which hath

Verse 13

is there: 1 Samuel 16:7, 1 Chronicles 28:9, 2 Chronicles 6:30, Psalms 7:9, Psalms 33:13-Ezra :, Psalms 44:21, Psalms 90:8, Psalms 139:11, Psalms 139:12, Proverbs 15:3, Proverbs 15:11, Jeremiah 17:10, Jeremiah 17:23, Jeremiah 17:24, John 2:24, John 21:17, 1 Corinthians 4:5, Revelation 2:23

naked: Job 26:6, Job 34:21, Job 38:17

with: Ecclesiastes 12:14, Matthew 7:21, Matthew 7:22, Matthew 25:31, Matthew 25:32, John 5:22-Joel :, Acts 17:31, Romans 2:16, Romans 14:9-2 Kings :, 2 Corinthians 5:10, Revelation 20:11-Ezra :

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:8 - hid Genesis 11:5 - General Genesis 13:13 - before Genesis 18:21 - see Numbers 5:18 - uncover Joshua 7:11 - dissembled Joshua 22:22 - he knoweth 1 Samuel 23:12 - They will 2 Samuel 7:20 - knowest 2 Samuel 11:8 - go down 2 Samuel 18:13 - for there is no 1 Kings 8:39 - for thou 1 Kings 10:3 - hid from the king 1 Kings 14:6 - why feignest 2 Chronicles 16:9 - the eyes Job 11:11 - he knoweth Job 31:4 - General Job 34:22 - no Job 42:2 - no Psalms 10:14 - Thou hast Psalms 11:4 - his eyes Psalms 119:96 - but thy Psalms 119:168 - for all my Psalms 139:4 - thou knowest Proverbs 5:21 - General Proverbs 20:27 - searching Proverbs 24:12 - doth not he that Song of Solomon 5:12 - His eyes Jeremiah 7:11 - even Jeremiah 16:17 - General Jeremiah 23:25 - heard Jeremiah 29:23 - even I Jeremiah 32:19 - for Ezekiel 11:5 - for Daniel 2:22 - he knoweth Daniel 5:23 - and whose Hosea 5:3 - know Hosea 7:2 - are before Amos 5:12 - I know Malachi 3:16 - that thought Matthew 6:4 - seeth Matthew 7:29 - having Matthew 9:4 - knowing Matthew 12:25 - Jesus Matthew 16:8 - when Matthew 22:11 - when Matthew 23:28 - ye also Matthew 26:21 - Verily Mark 1:22 - they were Mark 2:8 - when Mark 8:17 - knew Mark 9:33 - What Mark 12:15 - knowing Mark 14:13 - Go Mark 14:15 - he will Luke 4:32 - General Luke 6:8 - But Luke 9:47 - perceiving Luke 18:4 - he said Luke 20:23 - he Luke 24:38 - and why John 4:16 - Go John 4:41 - because John 5:6 - and knew John 5:42 - I know John 6:15 - perceived John 6:43 - Murmur John 6:61 - General John 6:64 - For John 8:7 - and said John 13:18 - I know John 16:19 - Jesus John 16:30 - are John 21:15 - thou knowest Acts 1:24 - Lord Acts 2:37 - they Acts 8:21 - for Acts 15:8 - which Romans 8:27 - And he Romans 10:17 - and hearing 1 Corinthians 14:24 - he is convinced 2 Corinthians 11:11 - God Colossians 3:16 - the word 1 Thessalonians 2:4 - but God 1 John 3:20 - and 1 John 5:7 - the Word

Verse 14

a great: Hebrews 2:17, Hebrews 3:1, Hebrews 3:5, Hebrews 3:6

that is: Hebrews 1:3, Hebrews 6:20, Hebrews 7:25, Hebrews 7:26, Hebrews 8:1, Hebrews 9:12, Hebrews 9:24, Hebrews 10:12, Hebrews 12:2, Mark 16:19, Luke 24:51, Acts 1:11, Acts 3:21, Romans 8:34

Jesus: Hebrews 1:2, Hebrews 1:8, Mark 1:1

let: Hebrews 2:1, Hebrews 3:6, Hebrews 3:14, Hebrews 10:23

Reciprocal: Exodus 40:33 - hanging Leviticus 4:35 - and the priest shall make Leviticus 16:2 - that he die not Leviticus 16:13 - the cloud Numbers 35:25 - abide in it Psalms 68:18 - ascended Psalms 106:24 - they believed Jeremiah 30:21 - and I Ezekiel 46:10 - General Zechariah 6:13 - a priest Mark 15:38 - General Luke 1:10 - General Luke 1:19 - I am John 16:23 - Whatsoever Romans 4:25 - and was raised 1 Corinthians 15:2 - keep in memory Galatians 4:6 - crying Galatians 5:1 - Stand Ephesians 1:21 - principality Ephesians 3:12 - General Ephesians 4:10 - ascended Philippians 4:1 - so Colossians 1:23 - ye continue 1 Thessalonians 3:8 - if 2 Timothy 1:13 - Hold Hebrews 7:28 - maketh the Hebrews 10:21 - an Hebrews 10:35 - Cast Revelation 2:25 - that

Verse 15

we have: Hebrews 5:2, Exodus 23:9, Isaiah 53:4, Isaiah 53:5, Hosea 11:8, Matthew 8:16, Matthew 8:17, Matthew 12:20, Philippians 2:7, Philippians 2:8

tempted: Hebrews 2:17, Hebrews 2:18, Luke 4:2, Luke 22:28

yet: Hebrews 7:26, Isaiah 53:9, John 8:46, 2 Corinthians 5:21, 1 Peter 2:22, 1 John 3:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:21 - I Genesis 42:24 - wept Exodus 3:7 - I have Exodus 28:30 - upon his heart Numbers 18:1 - Thou Judges 10:16 - his soul Esther 4:5 - to know Job 31:37 - as a Psalms 40:12 - innumerable Psalms 107:6 - Then Isaiah 53:3 - a man Isaiah 63:9 - all their Jeremiah 31:8 - them the Jeremiah 45:2 - unto Matthew 4:1 - to Matthew 9:36 - when Matthew 14:14 - and was Matthew 15:32 - I have Matthew 20:34 - Jesus Matthew 21:18 - he hungered Matthew 26:42 - the second Mark 1:13 - tempted Mark 1:41 - moved Mark 4:38 - in the Mark 6:34 - saw Mark 7:34 - he sighed Mark 8:2 - compassion Mark 10:49 - stood Luke 1:35 - that Luke 4:13 - General Luke 7:13 - he Luke 8:23 - he fell John 4:6 - being John 5:6 - and knew John 6:37 - I will John 8:29 - for John 11:33 - he groaned John 11:35 - General John 14:13 - in my John 14:30 - and Romans 6:19 - because Romans 7:21 - evil Romans 8:26 - infirmities Romans 8:34 - who also Ephesians 2:18 - through Hebrews 2:14 - he also Hebrews 3:1 - and Hebrews 9:8 - the way Hebrews 9:11 - an high priest Revelation 1:13 - like Revelation 8:3 - offer it with the prayers

Verse 16

come: Hebrews 10:19-Isaiah :, Hebrews 13:6, Romans 8:15-Esther :, Ephesians 2:18, Ephesians 3:12

the throne: Hebrews 9:5, Exodus 25:17-Song of Solomon :, Leviticus 16:2, 1 Chronicles 28:11

obtain: Isaiah 27:11, Isaiah 55:6, Isaiah 55:7, Matthew 7:7-1 Kings :, 2 Corinthians 12:8-2 Samuel :, Philippians 4:6, Philippians 4:7, 1 Peter 2:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:8 - General Genesis 18:29 - General Genesis 18:31 - General Genesis 19:21 - I Exodus 19:24 - but let Exodus 30:6 - before the mercy seat that is over the testimony Exodus 34:34 - he took Exodus 40:20 - mercy Numbers 7:89 - he heard Job 31:37 - as a Psalms 5:7 - I worship Psalms 47:8 - throne Psalms 107:6 - Then Song of Solomon 2:14 - let me hear Song of Solomon 7:12 - there will I give thee Isaiah 37:16 - dwellest Isaiah 44:2 - formed Isaiah 64:5 - meetest Jeremiah 17:12 - General Ezekiel 36:37 - I will yet Daniel 6:10 - his windows Matthew 4:1 - to Matthew 5:7 - for Matthew 20:34 - Jesus Luke 9:11 - healed Luke 11:9 - Ask Luke 18:13 - God Acts 2:21 - whosoever Romans 5:21 - grace 2 Corinthians 12:9 - My grace 1 Timothy 1:13 - but Titus 3:5 - according Hebrews 2:17 - a merciful Hebrews 2:18 - suffered Hebrews 6:19 - entereth Hebrews 7:19 - we Hebrews 9:8 - the way Hebrews 10:22 - draw Hebrews 12:28 - with reverence 1 John 3:21 - General Revelation 8:3 - offer it with the prayers

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Hebrews 4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/hebrews-4.html.