Hebrews 5:12
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New International Version
In fact, though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the elementary truths of God's word all over again. You need milk, not solid food!


New American Standard Bible
For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you have need again for someone to teach you the elementary principles of the oracles of God, and you have come to need milk and not solid food.


King James Bible
For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Although by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the basic principles of God's revelation again. You need milk, not solid food.


International Standard Version
In fact, though by now you should be teachers, you still need someone to teach you the basic truths of God's word. You have become people who need milk instead of solid food.


American Standard Version
For when by reason of the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need again that some one teach you the rudiments of the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of solid food.


Douay-Rheims Bible
For whereas for the time you ought to be masters, you have need to be taught again what are the first elements of the words of God: and you are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.


Darby Bible Translation
For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have again need that one should teach you what are the elements of the beginning of the oracles of God, and are become such as have need of milk, and not of solid food.


Young's Literal Translation
for even owing to be teachers, because of the time, again ye have need that one teach you what are the elements of the beginning of the oracles of God, and ye have become having need of milk, and not of strong food,
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Context
Warning Against Drifting Away

11Of whom we have many things to say, and hard to be uttered, seeing you are dull of hearing. 12For when for the time you ought to be teachers, you have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat. 13For every one that uses milk is unskillful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe. 14But strong meat belongs to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.
Cross References
Acts 7:38
This is he, that was in the church in the wilderness with the angel which spoke to him in the mount Sina, and with our fathers: who received the lively oracles to give to us:


1 Corinthians 3:2
I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for till now you were not able to bear it, neither yet now are you able.


1 Corinthians 14:20
Brothers, be not children in understanding: however, in malice be you children, but in understanding be men.


Galatians 4:3
Even so we, when we were children, were in bondage under the elements of the world:


Hebrews 5:11
Of whom we have many things to say, and hard to be uttered, seeing you are dull of hearing.


Hebrews 6:1
Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on to perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,


Hebrews 10:32
But call to remembrance the former days, in which, after you were illuminated, you endured a great fight of afflictions;


1 Peter 2:2
As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that you may grow thereby:


Treasury of Scripture

For when for the time you ought to be teachers, you have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.

for the.

Matthew 17:17 Then Jesus answered and said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you?...

Mark 9:19 He answers him, and said, O faithless generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you? bring him to me.

teachers.

Ezra 7:10 For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.

Psalm 34:11 Come, you children, listen to me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD.

1 Corinthians 14:19 Yet in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voice I might teach others also...

Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs...

Titus 2:3,4 The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becomes holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine...

teach.

Isaiah 28:9,10,13 Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine? them that are weaned from the milk...

Philippians 3:1 Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you, to me indeed is not grievous, but for you it is safe.

the first.

Hebrews 6:1 Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on to perfection...

the oracles.

2 Samuel 16:23 And the counsel of Ahithophel, which he counceled in those days, was as if a man had inquired at the oracle of God...

Acts 7:38 This is he, that was in the church in the wilderness with the angel which spoke to him in the mount Sina, and with our fathers...

Romans 3:2 Much every way: chiefly, because that to them were committed the oracles of God.

1 Peter 4:11 If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God gives...

as have.

Hebrews 5:13 For every one that uses milk is unskillful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.

Isaiah 55:1 Ho, every one that thirsts, come you to the waters, and he that has no money; come you, buy, and eat...

1 Corinthians 3:1-3 And I, brothers, could not speak to you as to spiritual, but as to carnal, even as to babes in Christ...

1 Peter 2:2 As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that you may grow thereby:

Strong's Concordance
For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which [be] the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.
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Hebrews Chapter 5 Verse 12

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