New English Translation
17 And against whom was God[a] provoked for forty years? Was it not those who sinned, whose dead bodies fell in the wilderness?[b] 18 And to whom did he swear they would never enter into his rest, except those who were disobedient? 19 So[c] we see that they could not enter because of unbelief.Read full chapter
- Hebrews 3:17 tn Grk “he”; in the translation the referent (God) has been specified for clarity.
- Hebrews 3:17 sn An allusion to God’s judgment pronounced in Num 14:29, 32.
- Hebrews 3:19 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “So” to indicate a summary or conclusion to the argument of the preceding paragraph.