New International Version
Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will perish by following their example of disobedience.
King James Bible
Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.
Darby Bible Translation
Let us therefore use diligence to enter into that rest, that no one may fall after the same example of not hearkening to the word.
World English Bible
Let us therefore give diligence to enter into that rest, lest anyone fall after the same example of disobedience.
Young's Literal Translation
May we be diligent, then, to enter into that rest, that no one in the same example of the unbelief may fall,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let us labor therefore - The word σπουδασωμεν implies every exertion of body and mind which can be made in reference to the subject. Rebus aliis omissis, hoc agamus; All things else omitted, this one thing let us do. We receive grace, improve grace, retain grace, that we may obtain eternal glory.
Lest any man fall - Lest he fall off from the grace of God, from the Gospel and its blessings, and perish everlastingly. This is the meaning of the apostle, who never supposed that a man might not make final shipwreck of faith and of a good conscience, as long as he was in a state of probation.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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unbelief. or, disobedience.
LibraryFebruary 22. "He that Hath Entered into his Rest Hath Ceased from his Own Works Even as God did from His" (Heb. Iv. 10).
"He that hath entered into His rest hath ceased from his own works even as God did from His" (Heb. iv. 10). What a rest it would be to many of us if we could but exchange burdens with Christ, and so utterly and forever transfer to Him all our cares and needs that we would not feel henceforth responsible for our burdens, but know that He has undertaken all the care, and that our faith is simply to carry His burdens, and that He prays, labors, and suffers only for us and our interests. This is what …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
October 22. "Touched with the Feeling of Our Infirmities" (Heb. Iv. 15).
Whiter than Snow
And to whom did God swear that they would never enter his rest if not to those who disobeyed?
Therefore since it still remains for some to enter that rest, and since those who formerly had the good news proclaimed to them did not go in because of their disobedience,
2 Peter 2:6
if he condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah by burning them to ashes, and made them an example of what is going to happen to the ungodly;
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