Heb. 3:1 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Wherefore
hothen (Greek #3606)
from which place or source or cause (adverb or conjunction)
KJV usage: from thence, (from) whence, where(-by, -fore, -upon).
Pronounce: hoth'-en
Origin: from 3739 with the directive enclitic of source
, holy
hagios (Greek #40)
sacred (physically, pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially, consecrated)
KJV usage: (most) holy (one, thing), saint.
Pronounce: hag'-ee-os
Origin: from ἅγος (an awful thing) (compare 53, 2282)
brethren
adephos (Greek #80)
a brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like 1)
KJV usage: brother.
Pronounce: ad-el-fos'
Origin: from 1 (as a connective particle) and δελφύς (the womb)
, partakers
metochos (Greek #3353)
participant, i.e. (as noun) a sharer; by implication, an associate
KJV usage: fellow, partaker, partner.
Pronounce: met'-okh-os
Origin: from 3348
of the heavenly
epouranios (Greek #2032)
above the sky
KJV usage: celestial, (in) heaven(-ly), high.
Pronounce: ep-oo-ran'-ee-os
Origin: from 1909 and 3772
calling
klesis (Greek #2821)
an invitation (figuratively)
KJV usage: calling.
Pronounce: klay'-sis
Origin: from a shorter form of 2564
, consider
katanoeo (Greek #2657)
to observe fully
KJV usage: behold, consider, discover, perceive.
Pronounce: kat-an-o-eh'-o
Origin: from 2596 and 3539
the Apostle
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
apostolos (Greek #652)
a delegate; specially, an ambassador of the Gospel; officially a commissioner of Christ ("apostle") (with miraculous powers)
KJV usage: apostle, messenger, he that is sent.
Pronounce: ap-os'-tol-os
Origin: from 649
and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
High Priest
archiereus (Greek #749)
the high-priest (literally, of the Jews, typically, Christ); by extension a chief priest
KJV usage: chief (high) priest, chief of the priests.
Pronounce: ar-khee-er-yuce'
Origin: from 746 and 2409
p of
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
homologia (Greek #3671)
acknowledgment
KJV usage: con- (pro-)fession, professed.
Pronounce: hom-ol-og-ee'-ah
Origin: from the same as 3670
our
hemon (Greek #2257)
of (or from) us
KJV usage: our (company), us, we.
Pronounce: hay-mone'
Origin: genitive case plural of 1473
profession
homologia (Greek #3671)
acknowledgment
KJV usage: con- (pro-)fession, professed.
Pronounce: hom-ol-og-ee'-ah
Origin: from the same as 3670
, Christ
Christos (Greek #5547)
anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus
KJV usage: Christ.
Pronounce: khris-tos'
Origin: from 5548
Jesus
Iesous (Greek #2424)
Jesus (i.e. Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites
KJV usage: Jesus.
Pronounce: ee-ay-sooce'
Origin: of Hebrew origin (03091)
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1-6:  Christ is more worthy than Moses;
7-19:  therefore if we believe not in him, we shall be more worthy punishment than hardhearted Israel.
holy.
Col. 1:22• 22In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight: (Col. 1:22)
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Col. 3:12• 12Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering; (Col. 3:12)
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1 Thess. 5:27• 27I charge you by the Lord that this epistle be read unto all the holy brethren. (1 Thess. 5:27)
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2 Tim. 1:9• 9Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began, (2 Tim. 1:9)
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1 Peter 2:9• 9But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should show forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light: (1 Peter 2:9)
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1 Peter 3:5• 5For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands: (1 Peter 3:5)
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2 Peter 1:3‑10• 3According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue:
4Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
5And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;
6And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness;
7And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.
8For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
9But he that lacketh these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and hath forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.
10Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall:
(2 Peter 1:3‑10)
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Rev. 18:20• 20Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her. (Rev. 18:20)
partakers.
Heb. 3:14• 14For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence stedfast unto the end; (Heb. 3:14)
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Rom. 11:17• 17And if some of the branches be broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert graffed in among them, and with them partakest of the root and fatness of the olive tree; (Rom. 11:17)
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Rom. 15:27• 27It hath pleased them verily; and their debtors they are. For if the Gentiles have been made partakers of their spiritual things, their duty is also to minister unto them in carnal things. (Rom. 15:27)
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1 Cor. 9:23• 23And this I do for the gospel's sake, that I might be partaker thereof with you. (1 Cor. 9:23)
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1 Cor. 10:17• 17For we being many are one bread, and one body: for we are all partakers of that one bread. (1 Cor. 10:17)
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2 Cor. 1:7• 7And our hope of you is stedfast, knowing, that as ye are partakers of the sufferings, so shall ye be also of the consolation. (2 Cor. 1:7)
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Eph. 3:6• 6That the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel: (Eph. 3:6)
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Col. 1:12• 12Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: (Col. 1:12)
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1 Tim. 6:2• 2And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but rather do them service, because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. These things teach and exhort. (1 Tim. 6:2)
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1 Peter 5:1• 1The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed: (1 Peter 5:1)
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2 Peter 1:4• 4Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. (2 Peter 1:4)
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1 John 1:3• 3That which we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ. (1 John 1:3)
the heavenly.
Rom. 1:6‑7• 6Among whom are ye also the called of Jesus Christ:
7To all that be in Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.
(Rom. 1:6‑7)
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Rom. 8:28‑30• 28And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
29For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
30Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified.
(Rom. 8:28‑30)
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Rom. 9:24• 24Even us, whom he hath called, not of the Jews only, but also of the Gentiles? (Rom. 9:24)
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1 Cor. 1:2• 2Unto the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours: (1 Cor. 1:2)
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Eph. 4:1,4• 1I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called,
4There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling;
(Eph. 4:1,4)
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Phil. 3:14• 14I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. (Phil. 3:14)
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1 Thess. 2:12• 12That ye would walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory. (1 Thess. 2:12)
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2 Thess. 1:11• 11Wherefore also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power: (2 Thess. 1:11)
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2 Thess. 2:14• 14Whereunto he called you by our gospel, to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ. (2 Thess. 2:14)
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1 Tim. 6:12• 12Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses. (1 Tim. 6:12)
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2 Tim. 1:9• 9Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began, (2 Tim. 1:9)
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1 Peter 5:10• 10But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you. (1 Peter 5:10)
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2 Peter 1:10• 10Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall: (2 Peter 1:10)
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Jude 1• 1Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called: (Jude 1)
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Rev. 17:14• 14These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful. (Rev. 17:14)
consider.
Isa. 1:3• 3The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib: but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider. (Isa. 1:3)
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Isa. 5:12• 12And the harp, and the viol, the tabret, and pipe, and wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not the work of the Lord, neither consider the operation of his hands. (Isa. 5:12)
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Isa. 41:20• 20That they may see, and know, and consider, and understand together, that the hand of the Lord hath done this, and the Holy One of Israel hath created it. (Isa. 41:20)
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Ezek. 12:3• 3Therefore, thou son of man, prepare thee stuff for removing, and remove by day in their sight; and thou shalt remove from thy place to another place in their sight: it may be they will consider, though they be a rebellious house. (Ezek. 12:3)
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Ezek. 18:28• 28Because he considereth, and turneth away from all his transgressions that he hath committed, he shall surely live, he shall not die. (Ezek. 18:28)
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Hag. 1:5• 5Now therefore thus saith the Lord of hosts; Consider your ways. (Hag. 1:5)
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Hag. 2:15• 15And now, I pray you, consider from this day and upward, from before a stone was laid upon a stone in the temple of the Lord: (Hag. 2:15)
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John 20:27• 27Then saith he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my side: and be not faithless, but believing. (John 20:27)
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2 Tim. 2:7• 7Consider what I say; and the Lord give thee understanding in all things. (2 Tim. 2:7)
the apostle.
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Heb. 2:17• 17Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people. (Heb. 2:17)
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Heb. 4:14‑15• 14Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.
15For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.
(Heb. 4:14‑15)
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Heb. 5:1‑10• 1For every high priest taken from among men is ordained for men in things pertaining to God, that he may offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins:
2Who can have compassion on the ignorant, and on them that are out of the way; for that he himself also is compassed with infirmity.
3And by reason hereof he ought, as for the people, so also for himself, to offer for sins.
4And no man taketh this honor unto himself, but he that is called of God, as was Aaron.
5So also Christ glorified not himself to be made an high priest; but he that said unto him, Thou art my Son, to day have I begotten thee.
6As he saith also in another place, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.
7Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, and was heard in that he feared;
8Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered;
9And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him;
10Called of God an high priest after the order of Melchisedec.
(Heb. 5:1‑10)
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Heb. 6:20• 20Whither the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus, made an high priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec. (Heb. 6:20)
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Heb. 7:26• 26For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens; (Heb. 7:26)
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Heb. 8:1‑3• 1Now of the things which we have spoken this is the sum: We have such an high priest, who is set on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens;
2A minister of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, and not man.
3For every high priest is ordained to offer gifts and sacrifices: wherefore it is of necessity that this man have somewhat also to offer.
(Heb. 8:1‑3)
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Heb. 9:11• 11But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building; (Heb. 9:11)
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Heb. 10:21• 21And having an high priest over the house of God; (Heb. 10:21)
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Psa. 110:4• 4The Lord hath sworn, and will not repent, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek. (Psa. 110:4)
 Since the Jews, as such, were accustomed to be called "brethren" after the flesh, there was the more propriety in designating Christian Jews "holy brethren," however truly it applied to any Christian. (Hebrews 3:1-6 by W. Kelly)
 "partakers of a heavenly calling." Such indeed they were. They entered the new privilege not by a tie of birth, but by call of God (Hebrews 3:1-6 by W. Kelly)
 How out of place would have been the introduction of his own apostolate! The Son of God, the Christ, had deigned to be the Apostle of our confession (ch. 3:1). (Hebrews 1:1-2 by W. Kelly)
 he is exercising the function of a teacher, rather than of an apostle, however truly he was this. He is unfolding the treasures of the O. T. in the light of Christ, of His blood and presence in heaven most particularly. (Hebrews 3:1-6 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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Wherefore, holy brethren, partakersc of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our confession, Jesus,

JND Translation Notes

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Here metochos, who have been made, called to be, partakers of it. They had been koinonoi of Israel's rights. See ch. 2.14.

W. Kelly Translation

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Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of a heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our confession, Jesus1,

WK Translation Notes

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Jesus ^: "Christ" of the Authorized Version, following Text. Rec. disappears [in the RV] rightly. (Bible Treasury 14:45)