Hebrews 12:4
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English Standard Version
In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood.

King James Bible
Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin.

American Standard Version
Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin:

Douay-Rheims Bible
For you have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin:

English Revised Version
Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin:

Webster's Bible Translation
Ye have not yet resisted to blood, striving against sin.

Weymouth New Testament
In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted so as to endanger your lives;

Hebrews 12:4 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Unto blood (μέχρις αἵματος)

Your strife against sin has not entailed the shedding of your blood, as did that of many of the O.T. worthies, and of Jesus himself. See Hebrews 11:35, Hebrews 11:37. Of Jesus it is said, Philippians 2:8, "he became obedient to the extent of death (μέχρι θανάτου). Comp. 2 Macc. 13:14.

Striving against sin (πρὸς τὴν ἁμαρτίαν ἀνταγωνιζόμενοι)

The verb N.T.o. lxx, 4 Macc. 17:14. Sin is personified.

Hebrews 12:4 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Hebrews 12:2 Looking to Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame...

Hebrews 10:32-34 But call to remembrance the former days, in which, after you were illuminated, you endured a great fight of afflictions...

Matthew 24:9 Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and you shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake.

1 Corinthians 10:13 There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful...

2 Timothy 4:6,7 For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand...

Revelation 2:13 I know your works, and where you dwell, even where Satan's seat is: and you hold fast my name, and have not denied my faith...

Revelation 6:9-11 And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God...

Revelation 12:11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives to the death.

Revelation 17:6 And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her...

Revelation 18:24 And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain on the earth.

Cross References
Philippians 2:8
And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.

Hebrews 10:32
But recall the former days when, after you were enlightened, you endured a hard struggle with sufferings,

Hebrews 10:33
sometimes being publicly exposed to reproach and affliction, and sometimes being partners with those so treated.

Hebrews 13:13
Therefore let us go to him outside the camp and bear the reproach he endured.

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