Heb. 4:16 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Let us
proserchomai (Greek #4334)
to approach, i.e. (literally) come near, visit, or (figuratively) worship, assent to
KJV usage: (as soon as he) come (unto), come thereunto, consent, draw near, go (near, to, unto).
Pronounce: pros-er'-khom-ahee
Origin: from 4314 and 2064 (including its alternate)
therefore
oun (Greek #3767)
(adverbially) certainly, or (conjunctionally) accordingly
KJV usage: and (so, truly), but, now (then), so (likewise then), then, therefore, verily, wherefore.
Pronounce: oon
Origin: apparently a primary word
come
proserchomai (Greek #4334)
to approach, i.e. (literally) come near, visit, or (figuratively) worship, assent to
KJV usage: (as soon as he) come (unto), come thereunto, consent, draw near, go (near, to, unto).
Pronounce: pros-er'-khom-ahee
Origin: from 4314 and 2064 (including its alternate)
boldly
meta (Greek #3326)
properly, denoting accompaniment; "amid" (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive association, or accusative succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between 575 or 1537 and 1519 or 4314; less intimate than 1722 and less close than 4862)
KJV usage: after(-ward), X that he again, against, among, X and, + follow, hence, hereafter, in, of, (up-)on, + our, X and setting, since, (un-)to, + together, when, with (+ -out). Often used in composition, in substantially the same relations of participation or proximity, and transfer or sequence.
Pronounce: met-ah'
Origin: a primary preposition (often used adverbially)
parrhesia (Greek #3954)
all out-spokenness, i.e. frankness, bluntness, publicity; by implication, assurance
KJV usage: bold (X -ly, -ness, -ness of speech), confidence, X freely, X openly, X plainly(-ness).
Pronounce: par-rhay-see'-ah
Origin: from 3956 and a derivative of 4483
t unto the throne
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
thronos (Greek #2362)
a stately seat ("throne"); by implication, power or (concretely) a potentate
KJV usage: seat, throne.
Pronounce: thron'-os
Origin: from θράω (to sit)
of grace
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
charis (Greek #5485)
graciousness (as gratifying), of manner or act (abstract or concrete; literal, figurative or spiritual; especially the divine influence upon the heart, and its reflection in the life; including gratitude)
KJV usage: acceptable, benefit, favour, gift, grace(- ious), joy, liberality, pleasure, thank(-s, -worthy).
Pronounce: khar'-ece
Origin: from 5463
, that
hina (Greek #2443)
in order that (denoting the purpose or the result)
KJV usage: albeit, because, to the intent (that), lest, so as, (so) that, (for) to. Compare 3363.
Pronounce: hin'-ah
Origin: probably from the same as the former part of 1438 (through the demonstrative idea; compare 3588)
we may obtain
lambano (Greek #2983)
to take (in very many applications, literally and figuratively (properly objective or active, to get hold of; whereas 1209 is rather subjective or passive, to have offered to one; while 138 is more violent, to seize or remove))
KJV usage: accept, + be amazed, assay, attain, bring, X when I call, catch, come on (X unto), + forget, have, hold, obtain, receive (X after), take (away, up).
Pronounce: lam-ban'-o
Origin: a prolonged form of a primary verb, which is use only as an alternate in certain tenses
mercy
eleos (Greek #1656)
compassion (human or divine, especially active)
KJV usage: (+ tender) mercy.
Pronounce: el'-eh-os
Origin: of uncertain affinity
, 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
find
heurisko (Greek #2147)
εὕρω (hyoo'-ro), which (together with another cognate form) εὑρέω (hyoo-reh'-o) is used for it in all the tenses except the present and imperfect to find (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: find, get, obtain, perceive, see.
Pronounce: hyoo-ris'-ko
grace
charis (Greek #5485)
graciousness (as gratifying), of manner or act (abstract or concrete; literal, figurative or spiritual; especially the divine influence upon the heart, and its reflection in the life; including gratitude)
KJV usage: acceptable, benefit, favour, gift, grace(- ious), joy, liberality, pleasure, thank(-s, -worthy).
Pronounce: khar'-ece
Origin: from 5463
to
eis (Greek #1519)
to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases
KJV usage: (abundant-)ly, against, among, as, at, (back-)ward, before, by, concerning, + continual, + far more exceeding, for (intent, purpose), fore, + forth, in (among, at, unto, -so much that, -to), to the intent that, + of one mind, + never, of, (up-)on, + perish, + set at one again, (so) that, therefore(-unto), throughout, til, to (be, the end, -ward), (here-)until(-to), ...ward, (where-)fore, with. Often used in composition with the same general import, but only with verbs (etc.) expressing motion (literally or figuratively).
Pronounce: ice
Origin: a primary preposition
help
boetheia (Greek #996)
aid; specially, a rope or chain for frapping a vessel
KJV usage: help.
Pronounce: bo-ay'-thi-ah
Origin: from 998
in time of need
eukairos (Greek #2121)
well-timed, i.e. opportune
KJV usage: convenient, in time of need.
Pronounce: yoo'-kahee-ros
Origin: from 2095 and 2540
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come.
the throne.
Heb. 9:5• 5and above over it the cherubim of glory shadowing the mercy-seat; concerning which it is not now the time to speak in detail. (Heb. 9:5)
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Ex. 25:17‑22• 17And thou shalt make a mercy-seat of pure gold: two cubits and a half the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof.
18And thou shalt make two cherubim of gold; of beaten work shalt thou make them, at the two ends of the mercy-seat.
19And make one cherub at the end of the one side, and one cherub at the end of the other side; out of the mercy-seat shall ye make the cherubim at the two ends thereof.
20And the cherubim shall stretch out their wings over it, covering over with their wings the mercy-seat, and their faces opposite to one another: toward the mercy-seat shall the faces of the cherubim be turned.
21And thou shalt put the mercy-seat above on the ark, and shalt put in the ark the testimony that I shall give thee.
22And there will I meet with thee, and will speak with thee from above the mercy-seat, from between the two cherubim which are upon the ark of the testimony, everything that I will give thee in commandment unto the children of Israel.
(Ex. 25:17‑22)
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Lev. 16:2• 2and Jehovah said to Moses, Speak unto Aaron thy brother, that he come not at all times into the sanctuary inside the veil before the mercy-seat which is upon the ark, that he die not; for I will appear in the cloud upon the mercy-seat. (Lev. 16:2)
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1 Chron. 28:11• 11And David gave to Solomon his son the pattern of the porch, and of its houses, and of its treasuries, and of its upper chambers, and of its inner chambers, and of the house of the mercy-seat; (1 Chron. 28:11)
obtain.
Isa. 27:11• 11When its branches are withered they shall be broken off; women shall come and set them on fire. For it is a people of no intelligence; therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them, and he who formed them will shew them no favour. (Isa. 27:11)
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Isa. 55:6‑7• 6Seek ye Jehovah while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near.
7Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return unto Jehovah, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
(Isa. 55:6‑7)
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Matt. 7:7‑11• 7Ask, and it shall be given to you. Seek, and ye shall find. Knock, and it shall be opened to you.
8For every one that asks receives; and he that seeks finds; and to him that knocks it shall be opened.
9Or what man is there of you who, if his son shall ask of him a loaf of bread, will give him a stone;
10and if he ask a fish, will give him a serpent?
11If therefore *ye*, being wicked, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much rather shall your Father who is in the heavens give good things to them that ask of him?
(Matt. 7:7‑11)
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2 Cor. 12:8‑10• 8For this I thrice besought the Lord that it might depart from me.
9And he said to me, My grace suffices thee; for my power is perfected in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather boast in my weaknesses, that the power of the Christ may dwell upon me.
10Wherefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in insults, in necessities, in persecutions, in straits, for Christ: for when I am weak, then I am powerful.
(2 Cor. 12:8‑10)
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Phil. 4:6‑7• 6Be careful about nothing; but in everything, by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God;
7and the peace of God, which surpasses every understanding, shall guard your hearts and your thoughts by Christ Jesus.
(Phil. 4:6‑7)
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1 Peter 2:10• 10who once were not a people, but now God's people; who were not enjoying mercy, but now have found mercy. (1 Peter 2:10)
 In ourselves we have no ground even for the faintest hope; if we have Christ by faith, we wrong both His work and God's grace, now righteously and perfectly vindicated, if we do not approach with all boldness to the throne of grace. (Hebrews 4:14-16 by W. Kelly)
 Mercy, because we are weak and wavering; needful grace, because we are engaged in a warfare which God owns. (Hebrews 4 by J.N. Darby)
 Whatever the difficulties we may have to meet, however much we may be tried and tested, whatever emergency may arise, there is grace available to enable us to meet the trial. The throne of grace is open to us. We are exhorted therefore to draw near to the throne of grace, that is to God Himself. We are not told to draw near to the High Priest, but to God. (The Rest to Which the Wilderness Leads by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

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Let us approach therefore with boldness to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy, and find grace for seasonable help.

W. Kelly Translation

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Let us approach therefore with boldness to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy, and find grace for seasonable help1.

WK Translation Notes

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seasonable: why not "for seasonable help"? "Time of need" limits the succor too much to the moment of trespass; the former is the larger and more worthy sense, as it is the most faithful version. (Bible Treasury 14:45)
seasonable: [The American correctors of the RV] are silent as to the last verse where "to help us in time of need" is freer even than the Authorized Version which omits the "us:" "for seasonable help" is surely better than Alford’s "for help in time." To limit it to "to-day" is not warranted. (Bible Treasury 15:30-31)