Hebrews 6

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Papyrus 89 - Laurentian Library, PLaur.142 - Hebrews 6,7–9.15–17 - recto.jpg
Epistle to the Hebrews 6:7–9, 15–17 on the recto side of Papyrus 89 (4th century).
Book Epistle to the Hebrews
Bible part New Testament
Order in the Bible part 19
Category General epistles

Hebrews 6 is the sixth chapter of the Epistle to the Hebrews in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.[1][2] The name of the author is unknown, but it is a man and a friend of Saint Timothy based on the text in this book.[3][4]



This chapter can be grouped (with cross references to other parts of the Bible):

  • Hebrews 6:1-8 = The Peril of Not Progressing
  • Hebrews 6:9-12 = A Better Estimate
  • Hebrews 6:13-20 = God’s Infallible Purpose in Christ

Cross references

  • Hebrews 6:14: Genesis 22:17

Verse 10

New King James Version

For God is not unjust to forget your work and labor of[c] love which you have shown toward His name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister.[5]

Verse 13

New King James Version

For when God made a promise to Abraham, because He could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself,[6]

Verse 19

New King James Version

This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters the Presence behind the veil,[7][8]

See also


  1. ^ Halley, Henry H. Halley's Bible Handbook: an abbreviated Bible commentary. 23rd edition. Zondervan Publishing House. 1962.
  2. ^ Holman Illustrated Bible Handbook. Holman Bible Publishers, Nashville, Tennessee. 2012.
  3. ^ Davids, Peter H (1982). I Howard Marshall and W Ward Gasque, ed. New International Greek Testament Commentary: The Epistle of James (Repr. ed.). Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans. ISBN 0802823882.
  4. ^ Evans, Craig A (2005). Craig A Evans, ed. Bible Knowledge Background Commentary: John, Hebrews-Revelation. Colorado Springs, Colo.: Victor. ISBN 0781442281.
  5. ^ Hebrews 6:10
  6. ^ Hebrews 6:13
  7. ^ Hebrews 6:19
  8. ^ John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible - Hebrews 6:19

This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gill, John. Exposition of the Entire Bible (1746-1763).

External links

  • Hebrews 6 NIV
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