Heb. 6:12 KJV (With Strong’s)

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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)
ye be
ginomai (Greek #1096)
to cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e. (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.)
KJV usage: arise, be assembled, be(-come, -fall, -have self), be brought (to pass), (be) come (to pass), continue, be divided, draw, be ended, fall, be finished, follow, be found, be fulfilled, + God forbid, grow, happen, have, be kept, be made, be married, be ordained to be, partake, pass, be performed, be published, require, seem, be showed, X soon as it was, sound, be taken, be turned, use, wax, will, would, be wrought.
Pronounce: ghin'-om-ahee
Origin: a prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb
not
me (Greek #3361)
(adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas 3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether
KJV usage: any but (that), X forbear, + God forbid, + lack, lest, neither, never, no (X wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without. Often used in compounds in substantially the same relations. See also 3362, 3363, 3364, 3372, 3373, 3375, 3378.
Pronounce: may
Origin: a primary particle of qualified negation (whereas 3756 expresses an absolute denial)
slothful
nothros (Greek #3576)
sluggish, i.e. (literally) lazy, or (figuratively) stupid
KJV usage: dull, slothful.
Pronounce: no-thros'
Origin: from a derivative of 3541
u, but
de (Greek #1161)
but, and, etc.
KJV usage: also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: deh
Origin: a primary particle (adversative or continuative)
followers
mimetes (Greek #3402)
an imitator
KJV usage: follower.
Pronounce: mim-ay-tace'
Origin: from 3401
of them who
kleronomeo (Greek #2816)
to be an heir to (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: be heir, (obtain by) inherit(-ance).
Pronounce: klay-ron-om-eh'-o
Origin: from 2818
through
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
faith
pistis (Greek #4102)
persuasion, i.e. credence; moral conviction (of religious truth, or the truthfulness of God or a religious teacher), especially reliance upon Christ for salvation; abstractly, constancy in such profession; by extension, the system of religious (Gospel) truth itself
KJV usage: assurance, belief, believe, faith, fidelity.
Pronounce: pis'-tis
Origin: from 3982
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
patience
makrothumia (Greek #3115)
longanimity, i.e. (objectively) forbearance or (subjectively) fortitude
KJV usage: longsuffering, patience.
Pronounce: mak-roth-oo-mee'-ah
Origin: from the same as 3116
inherit
kleronomeo (Greek #2816)
to be an heir to (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: be heir, (obtain by) inherit(-ance).
Pronounce: klay-ron-om-eh'-o
Origin: from 2818
the promises
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
epaggelia (Greek #1860)
an announcement (for information, assent or pledge; especially a divine assurance of good)
KJV usage: message, promise.
Pronounce: ep-ang-el-ee'-ah
Origin: from 1861
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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

Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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ye.
Heb. 5:11• 11Of whom we have many things to say, and hard to be uttered, seeing ye are dull of hearing. (Heb. 5:11)
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Heb. 5•  (Heb. 5)
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Prov. 12:24• 24The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute. (Prov. 12:24)
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Prov. 13:4• 4The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat. (Prov. 13:4)
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Prov. 15:19• 19The way of the slothful man is as an hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous is made plain. (Prov. 15:19)
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Prov. 18:9• 9He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster. (Prov. 18:9)
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Prov. 24:30‑34• 30I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;
31And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.
32Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction.
33Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:
34So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth; and thy want as an armed man.
(Prov. 24:30‑34)
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Matt. 25:26• 26His lord answered and said unto him, Thou wicked and slothful servant, thou knewest that I reap where I sowed not, and gather where I have not strawed: (Matt. 25:26)
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Rom. 12:11• 11Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord; (Rom. 12:11)
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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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Heb. 12:1• 1Wherefore 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 set before us, (Heb. 12:1)
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Heb. 13:7• 7Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation. (Heb. 13:7)
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SoS 1:8• 8If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, and feed thy kids beside the shepherds' tents. (SoS 1:8)
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Jer. 6:16• 16Thus saith the Lord, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein. (Jer. 6:16)
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Rom. 4:12• 12And the father of circumcision to them who are not of the circumcision only, but who also walk in the steps of that faith of our father Abraham, which he had being yet uncircumcised. (Rom. 4:12)
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James 5:10‑11• 10Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience.
11Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.
(James 5:10‑11)
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1 Peter 3:5‑6• 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:
6Even as Sara obeyed Abraham, calling him lord: whose daughters ye are, as long as ye do well, and are not afraid with any amazement.
(1 Peter 3:5‑6)
faith.
Heb. 6:15• 15And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise. (Heb. 6:15)
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Heb. 10:36• 36For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise. (Heb. 10:36)
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Heb. 11:8‑16• 8By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went.
9By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise:
10For he looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God.
11Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.
12Therefore sprang there even of one, and him as good as dead, so many as the stars of the sky in multitude, and as the sand which is by the sea shore innumerable.
13These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
14For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek a country.
15And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from whence they came out, they might have had opportunity to have returned.
16But now they desire a better country, that is, an heavenly: wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God: for he hath prepared for them a city.
(Heb. 11:8‑16)
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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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Rom. 2:7• 7To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life: (Rom. 2:7)
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Rom. 8:25‑26• 25But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.
26Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
(Rom. 8:25‑26)
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1 Thess. 1:3• 3Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father; (1 Thess. 1:3)
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Rev. 13:10• 10He that leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity: he that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints. (Rev. 13:10)
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Rev. 14:12• 12Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus. (Rev. 14:12)
inherit.
Heb. 1:14• 14Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation? (Heb. 1:14)
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Heb. 10:36• 36For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise. (Heb. 10:36)
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Heb. 11:9,17,33• 9By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise:
17By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son,
33Who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,
(Heb. 11:9,17,33)
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Matt. 22:32• 32I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? God is not the God of the dead, but of the living. (Matt. 22:32)
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Luke 16:22• 22And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried; (Luke 16:22)
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Luke 20:37‑38• 37Now that the dead are raised, even Moses showed at the bush, when he calleth the Lord the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.
38For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live unto him.
(Luke 20:37‑38)
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1 John 2:25• 25And this is the promise that he hath promised us, even eternal life. (1 John 2:25)
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Rev. 14:13• 13And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labors; and their works do follow them. (Rev. 14:13)
 The present here, as often elsewhere, is not the mere historical force, but the ethical or abstract. The inheritors of the promises have their faith put to the proof and their long-suffering in habitual exercise. (Hebrews 6:9-12 by W. Kelly)
 When faith grows dim, earthly things take the place of the heavenly objects that once filled the heart. The danger for these believing Jews remains for others and indeed is urgent in the actual state of Christendom. (Hebrews 6:13-20 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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that ye be not sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patienceb have been inheritorsc of the promises.

JND Translation Notes

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"Longsuffering." see Note f, Jas. 5.7.
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This refers to the past, but speaks only of the character of the person; but as an actuality.

W. Kelly Translation

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that ye become not sluggish but imitators of those who through faith and long-suffering inherit the promises.