3:17 And against whom was God 3 provoked for forty years? Was it not those who sinned, whose dead bodies fell in the wilderness? 4 3:18 And to whom did he swear they would never enter into his rest, except those who were disobedient? 3:19 So 5 we see that they could not enter because of unbelief.
1 tn Grk “they are wandering in the heart.”
2 tn Grk “if they shall enter my rest,” a Hebrew idiom expressing an oath that something will certainly not happen.
3 tn Grk “he”; in the translation the referent (God) has been specified for clarity.
5 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “So” to indicate a summary or conclusion to the argument of the preceding paragraph.