Hebrews 12:16

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

Lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright.
New King James Version

lest there be any fornicator or profane person like Esau, who for one morsel of food sold his birthright.
New American Standard Bible

that there be no immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.
New International Version

See that no one is sexually immoral, or is godless like Esau, who for a single meal sold his inheritance rights as the oldest son.
The Amplified Bible

That no one may become guilty of sexual vice, or become a profane (godless and sacrilegious) person as Esau did, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

lest there be a fornicator, or an irreligious person such as Esau, who in exchange for one bit of food gave up his birthright.
Phillips’ Modern English

Be careful, too, that none of you falls into impurity or loses his reverence for the things of God like Esau, who sold his birthright for a single meal.
Williams’ Language of the People

some immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.
 
Heb. 12:15 π Heb. 12:17
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