New Living Translation
So let us do our best to enter that rest. But if we disobey God, as the people of Israel did, we will fall.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:11 Lest any one should fall - Into perdition.
LibraryHow Should we Make Use of Christ, in Going to the Father, in Prayer, and Other Acts of Worship?
In short, for answering of this question, I shall lay down those particulars: 1. There should be a lively sense of the infinite distance that is between the great God and us finite creatures, and yet more betwixt the Holy Ghost and us sinful wretches. 2. There should be an eyeing of Christ as the great peacemaker, through his death and merits having satisfied justice and reconciled sinners unto God; that so we may look on God now no more as an enemy, but as reconciled in Jesus. 3. There should be, …
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life
Entrance into Rest.
What Now is Become of this True Church, or Where must the Man Go...
And to whom was God speaking when he took an oath that they would never enter his rest? Wasn't it the people who disobeyed him?
So God's rest is there for people to enter, but those who first heard this good news failed to enter because they disobeyed God.
2 Peter 2:6
Later, God condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah and turned them into heaps of ashes. He made them an example of what will happen to ungodly people.
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