The word used here means properly straight, in the sense of upright, erect; Acts 14:10; but it is used here in the sense of straight horizontally, that is, level, plain, smooth. 14 Now those people who talk as they did show plainly that they are in search of a fatherland (their own country). Last Week's Top Questions . 1. (G) 3 Consider him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary(H) and lose heart. Ask Us! 28 Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken,(BB) let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe,(BC) 29 for our “God is a consuming fire.”[f](BD).
a. See 11:2, 39. For time would fail me to tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets, ; Judges 6:1-8, Judges 6:35; Judges 11:1-12, Judges 11:15; Judges 13:1-16; Samuel 1:1-30:31; II Sam 1-24; Kings 1:1-2:46; Acts 3:24. For if those [sons of Israel] did not escape when they refused [to listen to] him who warned them on earth [revealing God’s will], how much less will we escape if we turn our backs on Him who warns from heaven? (AB) 17 Afterward, as you know, when he wanted to inherit this blessing, he was rejected. 1 Therefore, while the promise of entering His rest still remains and is freely offered today, let us fear, in case any one of you may seem to come short of reaching it or think he has come too late. the people commended for their faith in ch 11. The Amplified Bible Hebrews 11. 22. N.A.S.B. Hebrews 10:5-12 Wherefore when he cometh into the world, he saith, Sacrifice and offering thou wouldest not, but a body hast thou prepared me: … Matthew 16:21 From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day. Footnotes. the people commended for their faith in ch 11. See 11:2, 39. Footnotes. 2 Looking away [from all that will distract] to Jesus, Who is the Leader and the Source of our faith [giving the first incentive for our belief] and is also its Finisher [bringing it to maturity and perfection]. Amplified® Darby I.S.V. The Amplified Bible Hebrews 12. Hebrews 2 Amplified Bible (AMP) Give Heed. 8 Now if you are exempt from correction and without discipline, in which all [of God’s children] share, then you are illegitimate children and not sons [at all]. Hebrews 12. 1 Now faith is the assurance (title deed, confirmation) of things hoped for (divinely guaranteed), and the evidence of things not seen [the conviction of their reality—faith comprehends as fact what cannot be experienced by the physical senses]. (F) 20 For they could not bear the command, “If even a wild animal touches the mountain, it will be stoned [to death].”(G) 21 In fact, so terrifying was the sight, that Moses said, “I am filled with fear and trembling.”(H) 22 But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels [in festive gathering], 23 and to the general assembly and assembly of the firstborn who are registered [as citizens] in heaven, and to God, who is Judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous (the redeemed in heaven) who have been made perfect [bringing them to their final glory], 24 and to Jesus, the Mediator of a new covenant [uniting God and man], and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks [of mercy], a better and nobler and more gracious message than the blood of Abel [which cried out for vengeance]. 18 You have not come to a mountain that can be touched and that is burning with fire; to darkness, gloom and storm;(AD) 19 to a trumpet blast(AE) or to such a voice speaking words(AF) that those who heard it begged that no further word be spoken to them,(AG) 20 because they could not bear what was commanded: “If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned to death.”[c](AH) 21 The sight was so terrifying that Moses said, “I am trembling with fear.”[d](AI), 22 But you have come to Mount Zion,(AJ) to the city(AK) of the living God,(AL) the heavenly Jerusalem. All rights reserved worldwide. 2 For by this [kind of] faith the # I.e. 10 For since the law has but v a shadow w of the good things to come instead of the true form of these realities, x it can never, by the same sacrifices that are continually offered every year, make perfect those who draw near. N.A.S.B. 1 THEREFORE THEN, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses [who have borne testimony to the Truth], let us strip off and throw aside every encumbrance (unnecessary weight) and that sin which so readily (deftly and cleverly) clings to and entangles us, … See 11:2, 39. 12 So then, strengthen hands that are weak and knees that tremble. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Navigate by book, topic, passage, search and more. (L) 28 Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, and offer to God pleasing service and acceptable worship with reverence and awe; 29 for our God is [indeed] a consuming fire.(M). Lexicon . (J) 26 His voice shook the earth [at Mount Sinai] then, but now He has given a promise, saying, “Yet once more I will shake not only the earth, but also the [starry] heaven.”(K) 27 Now this [expression], “Yet once more,” indicates the removal and final transformation of all those things which can be shaken—that is, of that which has been created—so that those things which cannot be shaken may remain. Hebrews 12 (New International Version) Genesis 8:17 (Read all of Genesis 8 ) Bring out every kind of living creature that is with you - the birds , the animals , and all the creatures that move along the ground - so they can multiply on the 4 In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. Thank you Lord! The Amplified Bible Hebrews 12:24. Hebrews 12:2 - AMP. 7 Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as his children. The Amplified Bible Hebrews 12:2. K.J.V. 14 Make every effort to live in peace with everyone(V) and to be holy;(W) without holiness no one will see the Lord. Posted by Daughter of the Living God August 12, 2020 Posted in Uncategorized. A commendation of the new testament above the old. Footnotes. (F) 20 For they could not bear the command, “If even a wild animal touches the mountain, it will be stoned [to death].”(G) 21 In fact, so terrifying was the sight, that Moses said, “I am filled with fear and trembling.”(H) 22 But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels [in festive gathering], 23 and to the general assembly and assembly of the firstborn who are registered [as citizens] in heaven, and to God, who is Judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous (the redeemed in heaven) who have been made perfect [bringing them to their final glory], 24 and to Jesus, the Mediator of a new covenant [uniting God and man], and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks [of mercy], a better and nobler and more gracious message than the blood of Abel [which cried out for vengeance]. the people commended for their faith in ch 11. 9 Moreover, we have had earthly fathers who disciplined us, and we submitted and respected them [for training us]; shall we not much more willingly submit to the Father of [e]spirits, and live [by learning from His discipline]? the people commended for their faith in ch 11. THEREFORE LET us go on and get past the elementary stage in the teachings and doctrine of Christ (the Messiah), advancing steadily toward the completeness and perfection that belong to spiritual maturity. Amplified Bible (AMP), My son, do not make light of the discipline of the Lord, And He punishes every son whom He receives, If even a wild animal touches the mountain, it will be stoned, Yet once more I will shake not only the earth, but also the. See 11:2, 39. However, it is up to the individual to "prove all things, and hold fast to that which is good" (I Thessalonians 5:21). 8 Now if you are exempt from correction and without discipline, in which all [of God’s children] share, then you are illegitimate children and not sons [at all]. 8 If you are not disciplined—and everyone undergoes discipline(N)—then you are not legitimate, not true sons and daughters at all. Amplified® Darby I.S.V. “My son, do not make light of the Lord’s discipline, and he chastens everyone he accepts as his son.”, The Mountain of Fear and the Mountain of Joy, Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, Ex 19:12-22; 20:18-21; Deut 4:11, 12; 5:22-27, Isa 34:4; 54:10; 1Co 7:31; Heb 1:11, 12; 2Pe 3:10; 1Jn 2:17, Ex 24:17; Dt 4:24; 9:3; Ps 97:3; Isa 33:14; S 2Th 1:7. Chapter 12. 7 You must submit to [correction for the purpose of] discipline; God is dealing with you as with sons; for [d]what son is there whom his father does not discipline? ... (NT) for Hebrews 12:12. 2 [] For this reason [that is, because of God’s final revelation in His Son Jesus and because of Jesus’ superiority to the angels] we must pay much closer attention than ever to the things that we have heard, so that we do not [in any way] drift away from truth. Even though he sought the blessing with tears,(AC) he could not change what he had done. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace(R) for those who have been trained by it. 16 See that no one is sexually immoral,(AA) or is godless like Esau, who for a single meal sold his inheritance rights as the oldest son. 12 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of [a]witnesses [who by faith have testified to the truth of God’s absolute faithfulness], stripping off every unnecessary weight and the sin which so easily and cleverly entangles us, let us run with endurance and active persistence the race that is set before us, 2 [looking away from all that will distract us and] focusing our eyes on Jesus, who is the Author and Perfecter of faith [the first incentive for our belief and the One who brings our faith to maturity], who for the joy [of accomplishing the goal] set before Him endured the cross, [b]disregarding the shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God [revealing His deity, His authority, and the completion of His work].(A). ... 12. (M) For what children are not disciplined by their father? Hebrews 6 - Amplified Bible. (J) 26 His voice shook the earth [at Mount Sinai] then, but now He has given a promise, saying, “Yet once more I will shake not only the earth, but also the [starry] heaven.”(K) 27 Now this [expression], “Yet once more,” indicates the removal and final transformation of all those things which can be shaken—that is, of that which has been created—so that those things which cannot be shaken may remain. 3 Just consider and meditate on Him who endured from sinners such bitter hostility against Himself [consider it all in comparison with your trials], so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. Bible > NIV > Hebrews 12 Hebrews 12 New International Version: Par 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. (I) 5 And have you completely forgotten this word of encouragement that addresses you as a father addresses his son? 2 For indeed we have had the good news [of salvation] preached to us, just as the Israelites also [when the good news of the promised land came to them]; but the message they heard did not benefit them, because it was … The meaning seems to be that God is the Father of that which is spiritual as well as that which is physical. See 11:2, 39. How can I be sure God exists? 12 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. the people commended for their faith in ch 11. (X) 15 See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God(Y) and that no bitter root(Z) grows up to cause trouble and defile many. ... Hebrews 12:13. 4 You have not yet struggled to the point of shedding blood in your striving against sin; 5 and you have [c]forgotten the divine word of encouragement which is addressed to you as sons, “My son, do not make light of the discipline of the Lord,And do not lose heart and give up when you are corrected by Him;6 For the Lord disciplines and corrects those whom He loves,And He punishes every son whom He receives and welcomes [to His heart].”(B). We can learn a great deal about why patience is so vital by comparing the process we are going through to an artist sculpting a work from a piece of marble. Hebrews 12 (New International Version) Genesis 1:1 (Read all of Genesis 1) In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. All rights reserved. 7 You must submit to [correction for the purpose of] discipline; God is dealing with you as with sons; for [d]what son is there whom his father does not discipline? K.J.V. 12 Therefore, strengthen your feeble arms and weak knees. N.A.S.B. (AM) You have come to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly, 23 to the church of the firstborn,(AN) whose names are written in heaven. all--all sons: all … (AX) 26 At that time his voice shook the earth,(AY) but now he has promised, “Once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heavens.”[e](AZ) 27 The words “once more” indicate the removing of what can be shaken(BA)—that is, created things—so that what cannot be shaken may remain. 11 For the time being no discipline brings joy, but seems sad and painful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness [right standing with God and a lifestyle and attitude that seeks conformity to God’s will and purpose]. 14 Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see … the people commended for their faith in ch 11. Hebrews 12:12 (Amplified® Bible) A.F.V A.S.V. 33 Who by [the help of] faith subdued kingdoms, administered justice, obtained promised blessings, closed the mouths of lions, . 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of. Hebrews 12:14 Amplified Bible (AMP) 14 Continually pursue peace with everyone, and the sanctification without which no one will [ever] see the Lord. 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses [who by faith have testified to the truth of God’s absolute faithfulness], stripping off every unnecessary weight and the sin which so easily and cleverly entangles us, let us run with endurance and active persistence the race that is set before us, 2 [looking away from all that will distract us and] focusing our eyes on … See 11:2, 39. (E), 18 For you have not come [as did the Israelites in the wilderness] to a mountain that can be touched and to a blazing fire, and to gloom and darkness and a raging windstorm, 19 and to the blast of a trumpet and a sound of words [such that] those who heard it begged that nothing more be said to them. It is to show that we cannot escape the notice of God; that all insincerity, unbelief, hypocrisy, will be detected by him; and that since our hearts are perfectly open before him, … 10 For our earthly fathers disciplined us for only a short time as seemed best to them; but He disciplines us for our good, so that we may share His holiness. Looking carefully (episkopountev).Present active participle of episkopew, to have oversight, in N.T. Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. (AO) You have come to God, the Judge of all,(AP) to the spirits of the righteous made perfect,(AQ) 24 to Jesus the mediator(AR) of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood(AS) that speaks a better word than the blood of Abel.(AT). Give it to God. Footnotes. 25 See to it that you do not refuse(AU) him who speaks. the people commended for their faith in ch 11. 12 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of [a]witnesses [who by faith have testified to the truth of God’s absolute faithfulness], stripping off every unnecessary weight and the sin which so easily and cleverly entangles us, let us run with endurance and active persistence the race that is set before us, 2 [looking away from all that will distract us and] focusing our eyes on Jesus, who is the Author and Perfecter of faith [the first incentive for our belief and the One who brings our faith to maturity], who for the joy [of accomplishing the goal] set before Him endured the cross, [b]disregarding the shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God [revealing His deity, His authority, and the completion of His work].(A). The distractions, however, are sometimes a little more difficult to identify. the people commended for their faith in ch 11. 9 Moreover, we have had earthly fathers who disciplined us, and we submitted and respected them [for training us]; shall we not much more willingly submit to the Father of [e]spirits, and live [by learning from His discipline]? 12. ... Hebrews 12:1-4. K.J.V. How much more should we submit to the Father of spirits(O) and live! Need some help understanding theology? Christ’s Sacrifice Once for All. See 11:2, 39. An exhortation to constant faith, patience, and godliness. Hebrews 12:11 : Hebrews 12:13 >> DISCLAIMER: Church of the Great God (CGG) provides these resources to aid the individual in studying the Bible. Hebrews 12:2 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC). if ye be without--excluded from participation in chastisement, and wishing to be so. Sometimes the public shame of the cross is overlooked when one thinks of the pain and agony inflicted by it, but in the Roman Empire crucifixion was a shameful and disgraceful way to die, a form of capital punishment from which Roman citizens were exempt; and in Roman comedy it was used in a curse: “Go to a bad cross!”. What are some ways COVID-19 could transform us for better or for worse? ... No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Hebrews 12:12. There are seven days of Unleavened Bread but only one day of Passover, Pentecost, Trumpets, and Atonement. Ask Us! Hebrews 4 Amplified Bible (AMP) The Believer’s Rest. (S) 13 “Make level paths for your feet,”[b](T) so that the lame may not be disabled, but rather healed.(U). (C) 13 Cut through and make smooth, straight paths for your feet [that are safe and go in the right direction], so that the leg which is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather may be healed. What is tripping you up in your spiritual journey? Hebrews 12. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. K.J.V. 14 Continually pursue peace with everyone, and the sanctification without which no one will [ever] see the Lord. and do not lose heart when he rebukes you. (L) 28 Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, and offer to God pleasing service and acceptable worship with reverence and awe; 29 for our God is [indeed] a consuming fire.(M). Hebrews 12. Questions. 3 Just consider and meditate on Him who endured from sinners such bitter hostility against Himself [consider it all in comparison with your trials], so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. You have come to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly. (I), 25 See to it that you do not refuse [to listen to] Him who is speaking [to you now]. Hebrews 12:6 - AMP. I.e. For the word of God - The design of this and the following verse is obvious. Footnotes. Hebrews 12:1 I.e. 12 So then, brace up and reinvigorate and set right your slackened and weakened and drooping hands and strengthen your feeble and palsied and tottering knees, . Christ’s Sacrifice Once for All. Amplified® Darby I.S.V. 9 Moreover, we have all had human fathers who disciplined us and we respected them for it. Questions. Hebrews 4:12 • Hebrews 4:12 NIV • Hebrews 4:12 NLT • Hebrews 4:12 ESV • Hebrews 4:12 NASB • Hebrews 4:12 KJV • Hebrews 4:12 Commentaries • Hebrews 4:12 Bible Apps • Hebrews 4:12 Biblia Paralela • Hebrews 4:12 Chinese Bible • Hebrews 4:12 French Bible • Hebrews 4:12 German Bible Interlinear Bible Bible Hub God’s Final Word In His Son. See 11:2, 39. N.A.S.B. Other Forerunner Commentary entries containing Hebrews 12:12: Habakkuk 2:2 Hebrews 4:1-2 Hebrews 12:11 : Hebrews 12:13 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. Chip by chip over a period of time, an artist uses hammer and chisel to shape a conception from a raw slab of rock until the finished figure is revealed. The meaning seems to be that God is the Father of that which is spiritual as well as that which is physical. They disciplined us for a little while as they thought best; but God disciplines us for our good, in … DOTK Daily Devotion. Lest there be any man (mh tiv).Negative purpose clause with ei (present active subjunctive) omitted.. Falleth short of (usterwn apo).Present active participle of usterew (see Hebrews 4:1) agreeing with tiv. Hebrews 12:1 I.e. Last Week's Top Questions . 10 For our earthly fathers disciplined us for only a short time as seemed best to them; but He disciplines us for our good, so that we may share His holiness. Get an Answer. Ask a Question. # I.e. The Christian life is more like a marathon. Hebrews 12:2 Amplified Bible (AMP) 2 [looking away from all that will distract us and] focusing our eyes on Jesus, who is the Author and Perfecter of faith [the first incentive for our belief and the One who brings our faith to maturity], who for the joy [of accomplishing the goal] set before Him endured the cross, [ a]disregarding the shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God [revealing His deity, … K.J.V. Feb 10, 2017 - Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is Sometimes that weight is outright sin - things that we know are wrong but we have simply been unwilling to let go of them. Hebrews 4:12. Download the most popular Bible versions to use even when the Internet is unavailable. (I), 25 See to it that you do not refuse [to listen to] Him who is speaking [to you now]. My son, do not make light of the discipline of the Lord, And He punishes every son whom He receives, If even a wild animal touches the mountain, it will be stoned, Yet once more I will shake not only the earth, but also the. 4 You have not yet struggled to the point of shedding blood in your striving against sin; 5 and you have [c]forgotten the divine word of encouragement which is addressed to you as sons, “My son, do not make light of the discipline of the Lord,And do not lose heart and give up when you are corrected by Him;6 For the Lord disciplines and corrects those whom He loves,And He punishes every son whom He receives and welcomes [to His heart].”(B). Ask a Question Got a Bible related Question? Book Notes Barnes' Book Notes Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown Book Notes Robertson's Book Notes (NT) Commentaries Adam Clarke Barnes' Notes Forerunner Commentary Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown John Wesley's Notes Matthew Henry People's Commentary (NT) … Hebrews 12:1 (Amplified® Bible) ... Verse Comparison: Hebrews 12:1. 15 See to it that no one falls short of God’s grace; that no root of resentment springs up and causes trouble, and by it many be defiled; 16 and [see to it] that no one is immoral or godless like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal. See 11:2, 39. witnesses [who by faith have testified to the truth of God’s absolute faithfulness], stripping off every unnecessary weight and the sin which so easily and cleverly entangles us, let us run with endurance and active persistence the race that is set before … Hebrews 12:1 I.e. (C) 13 Cut through and make smooth, straight paths for your feet [that are safe and go in the right direction], so that the leg which is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather may be healed. Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. Hebrews 12:14 AMP Continually pursue peace with everyone, and the sanctification without which no one will [ever] see the Lord. He, for the joy [of obtaining the prize] that was set before Him, endured the cross, despising and ignoring the shame, and is now seated at the right hand of the throne of God. See 11:2, 39. Jesus, The Example. 11 For the time being no discipline brings joy, but seems sad and painful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness [right standing with God and a lifestyle and attitude that seeks conformity to God’s will and purpose]. Hebrews 12:1 Amplified Bible (AMP) Jesus, the Example 12 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of [ a ] witnesses [who by faith have testified to the truth of God’s absolute faithfulness], stripping off every unnecessary weight and the sin which so easily and cleverly entangles us, let us run with endurance and active persistence the race that is set before us, the people commended for their faith in ch 11. (E), 18 For you have not come [as did the Israelites in the wilderness] to a mountain that can be touched and to a blazing fire, and to gloom and darkness and a raging windstorm, 19 and to the blast of a trumpet and a sound of words [such that] those who heard it begged that nothing more be said to them. 12 So then, strengthen hands that are weak and knees that tremble. the people commended for their faith in ch 11. # Hebrews 12:14 **Amplified Bible (AMP)** **14 ***Continually* pursue peace with everyone, and the sanctification without which no one will [ever] see the Lord. episcopov (bishop).. God knows that we tend to change slowly. Amplified® Darby I.S.V. NASB E-Prime Young's Compare all. It says, “My son, do not make light of the Lord’s discipline,    and do not lose heart(J) when he rebukes you,6 because the Lord disciplines the one he loves,(K)    and he chastens everyone he accepts as his son.”[a](L). And let us run(A) with perseverance(B) the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus,(C) the pioneer(D) and perfecter of faith. Ask a Question. Shall we not much more cheerfully submit to the Father of spirits and so [truly] live? Hebrews 12:1 I.e. Read the Bible. The author of Hebrews also speaks of "laying aside every weight . Amplified Bible (AMP) 12 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses [who by faith have testified to the truth of God’s absolute faithfulness], stripping off every unnecessary weight and the sin which so easily and cleverly entangles us, let us run with endurance and active persistence the race that is set before us, 2 [looking away from all that will … Hebrews 12:1. In athletic contests, like the Olympics, competitors will do whatever it takes to win - enduring countless hours of training, employing the best coaches, removing all distractions, discarding any excess, and seeking any avenue to gain an advantage. Read the Bible. 4 Therefore, while the promise of entering His rest still remains and is freely offered today, let us fear, in case any one of you may seem to come short of reaching it or think he has come too late. What is state/role of the saved one after death, before return of Jesus? Looking away [from all that will distract] to Jesus, Who is the Leader and the Source of our faith [giving the first incentive for our belief] and is also its Finisher [bringing it to maturity and perfection]. Jesus, the Example. Hebrews 12 Amplified Bible (AMP) Jesus, the Example. Hebrews 12:1 I.e. Wherefore, seeing we also are compassed about, As the Israelites were encompassed with the pillar of cloud, or with the clouds of glory in the wilderness, as the Jews say; (See Gill on 1 Corinthians 10:1), to which there may be an allusion, here, since it follows, with so great a … All rights reserved. Hebrews 4:12 AMPC. And make straight paths for your feet - Margin, "even." Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, Ex 19:12-22; 20:18-21; Deut 4:11, 12; 5:22-27, Amplified Holy Bible--bonded leather, burgundy (indexed), Amplified Compact Holy Bible--soft leather-look, camel/burgundy, Amplified Thinline Holy Bible--bonded leather, black (indexed), Amplified Large-Print Bible--bonded leather, burgundy. Hebrews 10: ... 12. 2 Looking away [from all that will distract] to Jesus, Who is the Leader and the Source of our faith [giving the first incentive for our belief] and is also its Finisher [bringing it to maturity and perfection].