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Hebrews 12:1 New King James Version (NKJV)

The Race of Faith

12 Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Hebrews 12:1 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Jesus, the Example

12 Therefore, since we also have such a great cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let’s rid ourselves of every obstacle and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let’s run with endurance the race that is set before us,

New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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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,

Footnotes:

  1. Hebrews 12:1 I.e. the people commended for their faith in ch 11. See 11:2, 39.
Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Hebrews 12:1 New International Version (NIV)

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. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us,

New International Version (NIV)

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Hebrews 12:1 King James Version (KJV)

12 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 set before us,

2 Timothy 4:7 New King James Version (NKJV)

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

2 Timothy 4:7 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith;

New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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2 Timothy 4:7 Amplified Bible (AMP)

I have fought the good and worthy and noble fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith [firmly guarding the gospel against error].

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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2 Timothy 4:7 New International Version (NIV)

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

New International Version (NIV)

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2 Timothy 4:7 King James Version (KJV)

I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:

1 John 5:4-5 New King James Version (NKJV)

For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—[a]our faith. Who is he who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

Footnotes:

  1. 1 John 5:4 M your
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

1 John 5:4-5 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

For [a]whoever has been born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world: our faith.

Who is the one who overcomes the world, but the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

Footnotes:

  1. 1 John 5:4 Lit everything that
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

New American Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1960, 1971, 1977, 1995, 2020 by The Lockman Foundation. All rights reserved.

1 John 5:4-5 Amplified Bible (AMP)

For [a]everyone born of God is victorious and overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has conquered and overcome the world—our [continuing, persistent] faith [in Jesus the Son of God].

Who is the one who is victorious and overcomes the world? It is the one who believes and recognizes the fact that Jesus is the Son of God.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 John 5:4 Lit everything that is. John uses the Greek neuter to underscore the fact that everyone who has been born again, regardless of gender or age, is victorious over the world.
Amplified Bible (AMP)

Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. All rights reserved.

1 John 5:4-5 New International Version (NIV)

for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. Who is it that overcomes the world? Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.

New International Version (NIV)

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1 John 5:4-5 King James Version (KJV)

For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.

Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?

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