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Hebrews 6:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And this will we do, if God permit.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And this will we do, if God permit.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And this we will do, if God permits.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And this will we do, if God permit.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and this will we do if God permit.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, this, will we do, if at least, God, permit.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and this we will do, if God may permit,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And this will we do, if God permit.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And this will we doe, if God permit.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— If the Lord permit, we will do this.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— We will do this, if the Lord permit.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
this 5124
{5124} Prime
τοῦτο
touto
{too'-to}
Neuter, singular, nomitive or accusative of G3778; that thing.
will we do, 4160
{4160} Prime
ποιέω
poieo
{poy-eh'-o}
Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct).
z5692
<5692> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 814
if 1437
{1437} Prime
ἐάν
ean
{eh-an'}
From G1487 and G0302; a conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty.
4007
{4007} Prime
περ
per
{per}
From the base of G4008; an enclitic particle significant of abundance (thoroughness), that is, emphasis; much, very or ever.
God 2316
{2316} Prime
θεός
theos
{theh'-os}
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
permit. 2010
{2010} Prime
ἐπιτρέπω
epitrepo
{ep-ee-trep'-o}
From G1909 and the base of G5157; to turn over (transfer), that is, allow.
z5725
<5725> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 352
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Hebrews 6:3

_ _ will we do — So some of the oldest manuscripts read; but others, “Let us do.” “This,” that is, “Go on unto perfection.”

_ _ if God permit — For even in the case of good resolutions, we cannot carry them into effect, save through God “working in us both to will and to do of His good pleasure” (Philippians 2:13). The “for” in Hebrews 6:4 refers to this: I say, if God permit, for there are cases where God does not permit, for example, “it is impossible,” etc. Without God’s blessing, the cultivation of the ground does not succeed (Hebrews 6:7).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Hebrews 6:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Hebrews 6:3

And this we will do — We will go on to perfection; and so much the more diligently, because,

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Acts 18:21 But bade them farewell, saying, I must by all means keep this feast that cometh in Jerusalem: but I will return again unto you, if God will. And he sailed from Ephesus.
Romans 15:32 That I may come unto you with joy by the will of God, and may with you be refreshed.
1 Corinthians 4:19 But I will come to you shortly, if the Lord will, and will know, not the speech of them which are puffed up, but the power.
1 Corinthians 16:7 For I will not see you now by the way; but I trust to tarry a while with you, if the Lord permit.
James 4:15 For that ye [ought] to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that.
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Ac 18:21. Ro 15:32. 1Co 4:19; 16:7. Jm 4:15.

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