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Hebrews 10:38-39 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

38 But My righteous one shall live by faith;
And if he shrinks back, My soul has no pleasure in him.

39 But [a]we are not of those who shrink back to destruction, but of those who have faith to the [b]preserving of the soul.

Footnotes:

  1. Hebrews 10:39 Lit we are not of shrinking back...but of faith
  2. Hebrews 10:39 Or possessing
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Hebrews 10:38-39 Amplified Bible (AMP)

38 
But My righteous one [the one justified by faith] shall live by faith [respecting man’s relationship to God and trusting Him];
And if he draws back [shrinking in fear], My soul has no delight in him.

39 But [a]our way is not that of those who shrink back to destruction, but [we are] of those who believe [relying on God through faith in Jesus Christ, the Messiah] and by this confident faith preserve the soul.

Footnotes:

  1. Hebrews 10:39 Emphatic in Greek.
Amplified Bible (AMP)

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