By faithAbraham, when he was tried , offered upIsaac:and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son,
18Ofwhom it was said , ThatinIsaacshallthyseed be called :
19AccountingthatGod was able to raise him up , evenfrom the dead; from whencealso he receivedhimin a figure.20
By faithIsaacblessedJacobandEsauconcerning things to come .
By faithJacob, when he was a dying , blessedboth the sons of Joseph;andworshipped , leaning upon the top of hisstaff.22
By faithJoseph, when he died , made mentionof the departing of the children of Israel;and gave commandmentconcerninghisbones.23
By faithMoses, when he was born , was hid three monthsofhisparents,because they saw he was a properchild;and they werenotafraid of the king'scommandment.24
By faithMoses, when he was come to years,refused to be called the son of Pharaoh'sdaughter;25Choosingrather to suffer affliction with the people of God,than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;26Esteeming the reproach of Christagreaterrichesthan the treasuresinEgypt:for he had respectunto the recompence of the reward.27
By faith he forsookEgypt,notfearing the wrath of the king:for he endured , asseeing him who is invisible.28
Through faith he kept the passover,and the sprinkling of blood,lest he that destroyed the firstborn should touchthem.29
By faith they passed through the Redseaasbydry land: which the Egyptiansassaying to do were drowned .
By faith the walls of Jericho fell down , after they were compassedaboutsevendays.31
By faith the harlotRahabperishednot with them that believed not , when she had received the spieswithpeace.32Andwhat shall Imoresay ? for the time would failme to tellofGedeon,and of Barak,and of Samson,and of Jephthae; of Davidalso,andSamuel,and of the prophets:33Whothroughfaithsubduedkingdoms,wroughtrighteousness,obtainedpromises,stopped the mouths of lions,34Quenched the violence of fire,escaped the edge of the sword, out ofweakness were made strong , waxedvaliantinfight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens.35Womenreceivedtheirdead raised to life again : andothers were tortured , notacceptingdeliverance;that they might obtain a betterresurrection:36Andothershadtrial of cruel mockingsandscourgings,yea,moreover of bondsandimprisonment:37
They were stoned , they were sawn asunder , were tempted , were slainwith the sword : they wandered aboutinsheepskinsandgoatskins ; being destitute , afflicted , tormented ;
(Of whom the worldwasnot worthy:) they wanderedindeserts,and in mountains,and in densandcaves of the earth.39Andtheseall, having obtained a good reportthroughfaith,receivednot the promise:40God having providedbsomebetterthingforus,thattheywithoutusshouldnot be made perfect .