looking unto Jesus, the [a]author and [b]finisher of our faith, (A)who for the joy that was set before Him (B)endured the cross, despising the shame, and (C)has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

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  1. Hebrews 12:2 originator
  2. Hebrews 12:2 perfecter

looking only at Jesus, the [a](A)originator and perfecter of the faith, who for the joy set before Him (B)endured the cross, (C)despising the shame, and has (D)sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

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  1. Hebrews 12:2 Or leader

[looking away from all that will distract us and] focusing our eyes on Jesus, who is the Author and Perfecter of faith [the first incentive for our belief and the One who brings our faith to maturity], who for the joy [of accomplishing the goal] set before Him endured the cross, [a]disregarding the shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God [revealing His deity, His authority, and the completion of His work].(A)

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  1. Hebrews 12:2 Sometimes the public shame of the cross is overlooked when one thinks of the pain and agony inflicted by it, but in the Roman Empire crucifixion was a shameful and disgraceful way to die, a form of capital punishment from which Roman citizens were exempt; and in Roman comedy it was used in a curse: “Go to a bad cross!”

fixing our eyes on Jesus,(A) the pioneer(B) and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross,(C) scorning its shame,(D) and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.(E)

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Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

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And (A)having been perfected, He became the author of eternal salvation to all who obey Him,

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And having been (A)perfected, He became the source of eternal salvation for all those who obey Him,

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And having been made perfect [uniquely equipped and prepared as Savior and retaining His integrity amid opposition], He became the source of eternal salvation [an eternal inheritance] to all those who obey Him,(A)

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and, once made perfect,(A) he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him

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And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him;

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27 (A)All things have been delivered to Me by My Father, and no one knows the Son except the Father. (B)Nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and the one to whom the Son wills to reveal Him.

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27 (A)All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father; nor does anyone know the Father (B)except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son determines to reveal Him.

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27 All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one fully knows and accurately understands the Son except the Father; and no one fully knows and accurately understands the Father except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son [deliberately] wills to reveal Him.

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27 “All things have been committed to me(A) by my Father.(B) No one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.(C)

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27 All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son will reveal him.

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23 But before faith came, we were kept under guard by the law, [a]kept for the faith which would afterward be revealed.

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  1. Galatians 3:23 Lit. confined

23 But before faith came, [a]we were kept in custody under the Law, (A)being confined for the faith that was destined to be revealed.

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  1. Galatians 3:23 I.e., the Jews

23 Now before faith came, we were kept in custody under the Law, [perpetually] imprisoned [in preparation] for the faith that was destined to be revealed,

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Children of God

23 Before the coming of this faith,[a] we were held in custody(A) under the law, locked up until the faith that was to come would be revealed.(B)

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  1. Galatians 3:23 Or through the faithfulness of Jesus … 23 Before faith came

23 But before faith came, we were kept under the law, shut up unto the faith which should afterwards be revealed.

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19 because (A)what may be known of God is [a]manifest [b]in them, for (B)God has shown it to them.

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  1. Romans 1:19 evident
  2. Romans 1:19 among