Heb. 2:1 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Therefore
dia (Greek #1223)
through (in very wide applications, local, causal, or occasional)
KJV usage: after, always, among, at, to avoid, because of (that), briefly, by, for (cause) ... fore, from, in, by occasion of, of, by reason of, for sake, that, thereby, therefore, X though, through(-out), to, wherefore, with (-in). In composition it retains the same general importance.
Pronounce: dee-ah'
Origin: a primary preposition denoting the channel of an act
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touto (Greek #5124)
that thing
KJV usage: here (-unto), it, partly, self(-same), so, that (intent), the same, there(-fore, -unto), this, thus, where(-fore).
Pronounce: too'-to
Origin: neuter singular nominative or accusative case of 3778
we
hemas (Greek #2248)
us
KJV usage: our, us, we.
Pronounce: hay-mas'
Origin: accusative case plural of 1473
ought
dei (Greek #1163)
also δέον (deh-on'); neuter active participle of the same; both used impersonally; it is (was, etc.) necessary (as binding)
KJV usage: behoved, be meet, must (needs), (be) need(-ful), ought, should.
Pronounce: die
Origin: 3d person singular active present of 1210
to give
prosecho (Greek #4337)
(figuratively) to hold the mind (3563 implied) towards, i.e. pay attention to, be cautious about, apply oneself to, adhere to
KJV usage: (give) attend(-ance, -ance at, -ance to, unto), beware, be given to, give (take) heed (to unto); have regard.
Pronounce: pros-ekh'-o
Origin: from 4314 and 2192
the more earnest
perissoteros (Greek #4056)
more superabundantly
KJV usage: more abundant(-ly), X the more earnest, (more) exceedingly, more frequent, much more, the rather.
Pronounce: per-is-sot-er'-oce
Origin: adverb from 4055
heed
prosecho (Greek #4337)
(figuratively) to hold the mind (3563 implied) towards, i.e. pay attention to, be cautious about, apply oneself to, adhere to
KJV usage: (give) attend(-ance, -ance at, -ance to, unto), beware, be given to, give (take) heed (to unto); have regard.
Pronounce: pros-ekh'-o
Origin: from 4314 and 2192
to the things which we have heard
akouo (Greek #191)
to hear (in various senses)
KJV usage: give (in the) audience (of), come (to the ears), (shall) hear(-er, -ken), be noised, be reported, understand.
Pronounce: ak-oo'-o
Origin: a primary verb
, lest at any time
mepote (Greek #3379)
not ever; also if (or lest) ever (or perhaps)
KJV usage: if peradventure, lest (at any time, haply), not at all, whether or not.
Pronounce: may'-pot-eh
Origin: μή ποτε (may pot'-eh) from 3361 and 4218
we should κlet
pararrhueo (Greek #3901)
to flow by, i.e. (figuratively) carelessly pass (miss)
KJV usage: let slip.
Pronounce: par-ar-hroo-eh'-o
Origin: from 3844 and the alternate of 4482
them slip
pararrhueo (Greek #3901)
to flow by, i.e. (figuratively) carelessly pass (miss)
KJV usage: let slip.
Pronounce: par-ar-hroo-eh'-o
Origin: from 3844 and the alternate of 4482
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ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
κ
ran out, as leaking vessels.

Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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1-4:  We ought to be obedient to Christ Jesus;
5-13:  and that because he vouchsafed to take our nature upon him;
14-18:  as it was necessary.
Therefore.
the more.
Deut. 4:9,23• 9Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life: but teach them thy sons, and thy sons' sons;
23Take heed unto yourselves, lest ye forget the covenant of the Lord your God, which he made with you, and make you a graven image, or the likeness of any thing, which the Lord thy God hath forbidden thee.
(Deut. 4:9,23)
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Deut. 32:46‑47• 46And he said unto them, Set your hearts unto all the words which I testify among you this day, which ye shall command your children to observe to do, all the words of this law.
47For it is not a vain thing for you; because it is your life: and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land, whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.
(Deut. 32:46‑47)
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Josh. 23:11‑12• 11Take good heed therefore unto yourselves, that ye love the Lord your God.
12Else if ye do in any wise go back, and cleave unto the remnant of these nations, even these that remain among you, and shall make marriages with them, and go in unto them, and they to you:
(Josh. 23:11‑12)
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1 Chron. 22:13• 13Then shalt thou prosper, if thou takest heed to fulfil the statutes and judgments which the Lord charged Moses with concerning Israel: be strong, and of good courage; dread not, nor be dismayed. (1 Chron. 22:13)
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Psa. 119:9• 9BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word. (Psa. 119:9)
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Prov. 2:1‑6• 1My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee;
2So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;
3Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding;
4If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures;
5Then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God.
6For the Lord giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.
(Prov. 2:1‑6)
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Prov. 3:21• 21My son, let not them depart from thine eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion: (Prov. 3:21)
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Prov. 4:1‑4,20‑22• 1Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.
2For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law.
3For I was my father's son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother.
4He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live.
20My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings.
21Let them not depart from thine eyes; keep them in the midst of thine heart.
22For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh.
(Prov. 4:1‑4,20‑22)
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Prov. 7:1‑2• 1My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee.
2Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the apple of thine eye.
(Prov. 7:1‑2)
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Luke 8:15• 15But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience. (Luke 8:15)
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Luke 9:44• 44Let these sayings sink down into your ears: for the Son of man shall be delivered into the hands of men. (Luke 9:44)
we should.
let them slip.
Gr. run out, as leaking vessels.
 “Lest at any time we should let them slip” (KJV) is not the thought. “Lest in any way we should slip away” (JND). There was real danger of some of the Hebrew professed Christians apostatizing (ch. 10:38-39). (Help on Hard Verses by A.C. Brown)

J. N. Darby Translation

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For this reason we should give heed more abundantly to the things we have heard, lest in any way we should slip away.

W. Kelly Translation

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For this reason we ought to give heed more abundantly to the things heard, lest in any way we should be carried away1.

WK Translation Notes

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carried [or, slip]: The real force of the verb is intransitive, not transitive as in the A.V. Prov. 3:21 (LXX.) means, "Do not slip away," not "Let them not pass from thee." Though the context modifies that rendering a little, the usage is uniform. Wiclif seems nearest ("Fleten meie"), Tyndale and Cranmer "peryshe," Geneva the worst of all. The margin is far from satisfactory. (Exp. of Heb., p.25)
carried [or, slip]: "lest haply we drift away" is a better rendering than in either the text or the margin of the Authorized Version, both of which are ungrammatical. (Bible Treasury 14:44)