Hebrews 11:25
Parallel Verses
English Standard Version
choosing rather to be mistreated with the people of God than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin.

King James Bible
Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;

American Standard Version
choosing rather to share ill treatment with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Rather choosing to be afflicted with the people of God, than to have the pleasure of sin for a time,

English Revised Version
choosing rather to be evil entreated with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;

Webster's Bible Translation
Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;

Weymouth New Testament
having determined to endure ill-treatment along with the people of God rather than enjoy the short-lived pleasures of sin;

Hebrews 11:25 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

To suffer affliction with (συνκακουχεῖσθαι)

N.T.o , olxx, oClass. The verb κακουχεῖν to treat ill, Hebrews 11:37; Hebrews 13:3; lxx, 1 Kings 2:26; 1 Kings 11:39. Rend. "to be evil entreated."

Than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season (ἣ πρόσκαιρον ἔχειν ἁμαρτίας ἀπόλαυσιν)

Lit. than to have temporary enjoyment of sin. The emphasis is first on temporary and then on sin. For ἀπόλαυσις enjoyment, see on 1 Timothy 6:17. Πρόσκαιρος for a season, temporary, rare in N.T. olxx. Once in Paul, see 2 Corinthians 4:18.

Hebrews 11:25 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Choosing.

Hebrews 10:32 But call to remembrance the former days, in which, after you were illuminated, you endured a great fight of afflictions;

Job 36:21 Take heed, regard not iniquity: for this have you chosen rather than affliction.

Psalm 84:10 For a day in your courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God...

Matthew 5:10-12 Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven...

Matthew 13:21 Yet has he not root in himself, but endures for a while: for when tribulation or persecution rises because of the word...

Acts 7:24,25 And seeing one of them suffer wrong, he defended him, and avenged him that was oppressed, and smote the Egyptian...

Acts 20:23,24 Save that the Holy Ghost witnesses in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me...

Romans 5:3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation works patience;

Romans 8:17,18,35-39 And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him...

2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

Colossians 1:24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake...

2 Thessalonians 1:3-6 We are bound to thank God always for you, brothers, as it is meet, because that your faith grows exceedingly...

2 Timothy 1:8 Be not you therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner...

2 Timothy 2:3-10 You therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ...

2 Timothy 3:11,12 Persecutions, afflictions, which came to me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured...

James 1:20 For the wrath of man works not the righteousness of God.

1 Peter 1:6,7 Wherein you greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, you are in heaviness through manifold temptations...

1 Peter 4:12-16 Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you...

the people.

Hebrews 4:9 There remains therefore a rest to the people of God.

Psalm 47:9 The princes of the people are gathered together, even the people of the God of Abraham: for the shields of the earth belong to God...

1 Peter 2:10 Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

the pleasures.

Job 20:5 That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?

Job 21:11-13 They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance...

Psalm 73:18-20 Surely you did set them in slippery places: you cast them down into destruction...

Isaiah 21:4 My heart panted, fearfulness affrighted me: the night of my pleasure has he turned into fear to me.

Isaiah 47:8,9 Therefore hear now this, you that are given to pleasures, that dwell carelessly, that say in your heart, I am, and none else beside me...

Luke 12:19,20 And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have much goods laid up for many years; take your ease, eat, drink, and be merry...

Luke 16:25 But Abraham said, Son, remember that you in your lifetime received your good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things...

James 5:5 You have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; you have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter.

Revelation 18:7 How much she has glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she said in her heart...

Cross References
Job 36:21
Take care; do not turn to iniquity, for this you have chosen rather than affliction.

Daniel 3:18
But if not, be it known to you, O king, that we will not serve your gods or worship the golden image that you have set up."

Acts 7:34
I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and have heard their groaning, and I have come down to deliver them. And now come, I will send you to Egypt.'

Hebrews 11:37
They were stoned, they were sawn in two, they were killed with the sword. They went about in skins of sheep and goats, destitute, afflicted, mistreated--

Jump to Previous
Afflicted Affliction Better Choosing Chose Chosen Determined Endure Enjoy Feeling Fleeting God's Ill Ill-Treatment Mistreated Pain Passing Pleasure Pleasures Rather Season Share Short Short-Lived Sin Sin's Suffer Taste Temporary Time Treatment Undergo
Jump to Next
Afflicted Affliction Better Choosing Chose Chosen Determined Endure Enjoy Feeling Fleeting God's Ill Ill-Treatment Mistreated Pain Passing Pleasure Pleasures Rather Season Share Short Short-Lived Sin Sin's Suffer Taste Temporary Time Treatment Undergo
Links
Hebrews 11:25 NIV
Hebrews 11:25 NLT
Hebrews 11:25 ESV
Hebrews 11:25 NASB
Hebrews 11:25 KJV

Hebrews 11:25 Bible Apps
Hebrews 11:25 Biblia Paralela
Hebrews 11:25 Chinese Bible
Hebrews 11:25 French Bible
Hebrews 11:25 German Bible

Bible Hub

ESV Text Edition: 2016. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.
Hebrews 11:24
Top of Page
Top of Page