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Scofield's Reference Notes
Hebrews 12



Other Authors
Verse 1

the sin

Omit "the."

Verse 2


leader, or, originator. See margin ref., Hebrews 2:10. (See Scofield "Hebrews 2:10").

Verse 3

consider consider well, i.e. weigh so as to judge its value.

sinners Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23").

Verse 4


Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23").

Verse 5


Jehovah. Proverbs 3:11; Proverbs 3:12.

Verse 6


Jehovah. Proverbs 3:12.

Verse 11


(See Scofield "1 John 3:7").

Verse 17


i.e. the blessing.

Verse 22


(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4").

Verse 23


Church (true), Summary: The true church, composed of the whole number of regenerate persons from Pentecost to the first resurrection 1 Corinthians 15:52 united together and to Christ by the baptism with the Holy Spirit 1 Corinthians 12:12; 1 Corinthians 12:13 is the body of Christ of which He is the Head Ephesians 1:22; Ephesians 1:23. As such, it is a holy temple for the habitation of God through the Spirit Ephesians 2:21; Ephesians 2:22 is "one flesh" with Christ Ephesians 5:30; Ephesians 5:31 and espoused to Him as a chaste virgin to one husband 2 Corinthians 11:2-4.

perfect (See Scofield "Matthew 5:48").

Verse 28


Grace (imparted). Hebrews 12:15; Hebrews 12:28; Hebrews 13:9; Romans 6:1; 2 Peter 3:18.


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Bibliography Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Hebrews 12:4". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 1917.

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Friday, November 27th, 2020
the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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