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Hebrews 4:1–11

The Believer’s Rest

1 Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have acome short of it.

2 For indeed we have had good news preached to us, just as they also; but athe word 1they heard did not profit them, because 2it was not united by faith in those who heard.

3 For we who have believed enter that rest, just as He has said,

aAs I swore in My wrath,

They shall not enter My rest,”

although His works were finished bfrom the foundation of the world.

4 For He has said asomewhere concerning the seventh day:bAnd God crested on the seventh day from all His works”;

5 and again in this passage, “aThey shall not enter My rest.”

6 Therefore, since it remains for some to enter it, and those who formerly had good news preached to them failed to enter because of adisobedience,

7 He again fixes a certain day, “Today,” saying 1through David after so long a time just aas has been said before,

bToday if you hear His voice,

Do not harden your hearts.”

8 For aif 1Joshua had given them rest, He would not have spoken of another day after that.

9 So there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God.

10 For the one who has entered His rest has himself also arested from his works, as bGod did from His.

11 Therefore let us be diligent to enter that rest, so that no one will fall, through following the same aexample of bdisobedience.

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