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Hebrews 11:12 NIV

12 And so from this one man, and he as good as dead, came descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as countless as the sand on the seashore.

References for Hebrews 11:12

Study tools for Hebrews 11:12

  • a 11:5 - Gen. 5:24
  • b 11:11 - Or "By faith Abraham, even though he was too old to have children—and Sarah herself was not able to conceive—was enabled to become a father because he"
  • c 11:18 - Gen. 21:12
  • d 11:31 - Or "unbelieving"
  • e 11:37 - Some early manuscripts "stoning; they were put to the test;"