Hebrews 6:1
Good News Translation
Let us go forward, then, to mature teaching and leave behind us the first lessons of the Christian message. We should not lay again the foundation of turning away from useless works and believing in God;

Contemporary English Version
We must try to become mature and start thinking about more than just the basic things we were taught about Christ. We shouldn't need to keep talking about why we ought to turn from deeds that bring death and why we ought to have faith in God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore, leaving the word of the beginning of Christ, let us go on to things more perfect: not laying again the foundation of penance from dead works and of faith towards God,

New American Bible
Therefore, let us leave behind the basic teaching about Christ and advance to maturity, without laying the foundation all over again: repentance from dead works and faith in God,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Wherefore, leaving the word of the beginning of Christ, let us go on to things more perfect: not laying again the foundation of penance from dead works and of faith towards God,

leaving.

Hebrews 5:12-14 For whereas for the time you ought to be masters, you have need to be taught again what are the first elements of the words of God: and you are become such as have need of milk and not of strong meat. . . .

principles of the doctrine.

Mark 1:1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

John 1:1-3 In the beginning was the Word: and the Word was with God: and the Word was God. . . .

1 Timothy 3:16 And evidently great is the mystery of godliness, which was manifested in the flesh, was justified in the spirit, appeared unto angels, hath been preached unto the Gentiles, is believed in the world, is taken up in glory.

let.

Hebrews 7:11 If then perfection was by the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people received the law), what further need was there that another priest should rise according to the order of Melchisedech: and not be called according to the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 12:13 And make straight steps with your feet: that no one, halting, may go out of the way; but rather be healed.

Proverbs 4:18 The way of the wicked is darksome: they know not where they fall.

Matthew 5:48 Be you therefore perfect, as also your heavenly Father is perfect.

1 Corinthians 13:10 But when that which is perfect is come, that which is in part shall be done away.

2 Corinthians 7:1 Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of the flesh and of the spirit, perfecting sanctification in the fear of God.

Ephesians 4:12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the word of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:

Philippians 3:12-15 Not as though I had already attained, or were already perfect: but I follow after, if I may by any means apprehend, wherein I am also apprehended by Christ Jesus. . . .

Colossians 1:28 Whom we preach, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 4:12 Epaphras saluteth you, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, who is always solicitous for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and full in all the will of God.

James 1:4 And patience hath a perfect work: that you may be perfect and entire, failing in nothing.

1 Peter 5:10 But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a little, will himself perfect you and confirm you and establish you.

1 John 4:12 No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God abideth in us: and his charity is perfected in us.

laying.

Matthew 7:25 And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and they beat upon that house, and it fell not, for it was founded on a rock.

Luke 6:48 He is like to a man building a house, who digged deep and laid the foundation upon a rock. And when a flood came, the stream beat vehemently upon that house: and it could not shake it: for it was founded on a rock.

1 Corinthians 3:10-12 According to the grace of God that is given to me, as a wise architect, I have laid the foundation: and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon. . . .

1 Timothy 6:19 To lay up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on the true life.

2 Timothy 2:19 But the sure foundation of God standeth firm, having this seal: the Lord knoweth who are his; and let every one depart from iniquity who nameth the name of the Lord.

repentance.

Isaiah 55:6,7 Seek ye the Lord, while he may be found: call upon him, while he is near. . . .

Ezekiel 18:30-32 Therefore will I judge every man according to his ways, O house of Israel, saith the Lord God. Be converted, and do penance for all your iniquities: and iniquity shall not be your ruin. . . .

Zechariah 12:10 And I will pour out upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace, and of prayers: and they shall look upon me, whom they have pierced: and they shall mourn for him as one mourneth for an only son, and they shall grieve over him, as the manner is to grieve for the death of the firstborn.

Matthew 3:2 And saying: Do penance: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Matthew 4:17 From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say: Do penance, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Matthew 21:29,32 And he answering, said: I will not. But afterwards, being moved with repentance, he went. . . .

Mark 6:12 And going forth they preached men should do penance:

Acts 2:38 But Peter said to them: Do penance: and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins. And you shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Acts 3:19 Be penitent, therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out.

Acts 11:18 Having heard these things, they held their peace and glorified God, saying: God then hath also to the Gentiles given repentance, unto life.

Acts 17:30 And God indeed having winked at the times of this ignorance, now declareth unto men that all should every where do penance.

Acts 20:21 Testifying both to Jews and Gentiles penance towards God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 26:20 But to them first that are at Damascus and at Jerusalem, and unto all the country of Judea, and to the Gentiles did I preach, that they should do penance and turn to God, doing works worthy of penance.

2 Corinthians 7:10 For the sorrow that is according to God worketh penance, steadfast unto salvation: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.

2 Timothy 2:25,26 With modesty admonishing them that resist the truth: if peradventure God may give them repentance to know the truth; . . .

dead.

Hebrews 9:14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who by the Holy Ghost offered himself unspotted unto God, cleanse our conscience from dead works, to serve the living God?

Galatians 5:19-21 Now the works of the flesh are manifest: which are fornication, uncleanness, immodesty, luxury, . . .

Ephesians 2:1,5 And you, when you were dead in your offences and sins, . . .

faith.

Hebrews 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please God. For he that cometh to God must believe that he is: and is a rewarder to them that seek him.

John 5:24 Amen, amen, I say unto you that he who heareth my word and believeth him that sent me hath life everlasting: and cometh not into judgment, but is passed from death to life.

John 12:44 But Jesus cried and said: He that believeth in me doth not believe in me, but in him that sent me.

John 14:1 Let not your heart be troubled. You believe in God: believe also in me.

1 Peter 1:21 Who through him are faithful in God who raised him up from the dead and hath given him glory, that your faith and hope might be in God.

1 John 5:10-13 He that believeth in the Son of God hath the testimony of God in himself. He that believeth not the Son maketh him a liar: because he believeth not in the testimony which God hath testified of his Son. . . .

Context
A Call to Maturity
1Wherefore, leaving the word of the beginning of Christ, let us go on to things more perfect: not laying again the foundation of penance from dead works and of faith towards God, 2Of the doctrine of baptisms and imposition of hands, and of the resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 2:6
Howbeit we speak wisdom among the perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, neither of the princes of this world that come to nought.

Philippians 3:13
Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended. But one thing I do: Forgetting the things that are behind and stretching forth myself to those that are before,

Philippians 3:14
I press towards the mark, to the prize of the supernal vocation of God in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 3:14
But above all these things have charity, which is the bond of perfection.

Hebrews 5:12
For whereas for the time you ought to be masters, you have need to be taught again what are the first elements of the words of God: and you are become such as have need of milk and not of strong meat.

Hebrews 5:14
But strong meat is for the perfect: for them who by custom have their senses exercised to the discerning of good and evil.

Hebrews 9:14
How much more shall the blood of Christ, who by the Holy Ghost offered himself unspotted unto God, cleanse our conscience from dead works, to serve the living God?

Additional Translations
Therefore let us leave the elementary teachings about Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith in God,

Therefore, having left the beginning teaching of the Christ, we should go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works, and faith in God,

Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on to perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

Wherefore leaving the doctrine of the first principles of Christ, let us press on unto perfection; not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

Wherefore, leaving the word of the beginning of the Christ, let us go on [to what belongs] to full growth, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and faith in God,

Wherefore let us cease to speak of the first principles of Christ, and press on unto perfection; not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on to perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith towards God,

Therefore leaving elementary instruction about the Christ, let us advance to mature manhood and not be continually re-laying a foundation of repentance from lifeless works and of faith in God,

Therefore leaving the teaching of the first principles of Christ, let us press on to perfection--not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works, of faith toward God,

Wherefore, having left the word of the beginning of the Christ, unto the perfection we may advance, not again a foundation laying of reformation from dead works, and of faith on God,
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