The Passion Translation
2 We look away from the natural realm and we fasten our gaze onto Jesus who birthed faith within us and who leads us forward into faith’s perfection.[a] His example is this: Because his heart was focused on the joy of knowing that you would be his,[b] he endured the agony of the cross and conquered its humiliation,[c] and now sits exalted at the right hand of the throne of God!Read full chapter
- Hebrews 12:2 Or “He is the pioneer and perfecter of faith.”
- Hebrews 12:2 This was the joy of our salvation. He placed before his eyes the bliss we would forever share together with him, which empowered him to go through his agony.
- Hebrews 12:2 As translated from the Aramaic. The Greek is “thinking nothing of its shame.”