By faith1Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had 2received the promises was offering up his onlybegotten son;
it was he to whom it was said, "3IN ISAAC YOUR aDESCENDANTS SHALL BE CALLED."
19bHe considered that 4God is able to raise people even from the dead, from which he alsoreceived him backcas a 5type.
By faith6IsaacblessedJacob and Esau, evenregardingthings to come.
By faith7Jacob, as he was dying, blessedeach of the sons of Joseph, and 8worshiped, leaning on the top of his staff.
By faith9Joseph, when he was dying, mademention of the exodus of the sons of Israel, and gaveordersconcerning his bones.
By faith10Moses, when he was born, was hidden for threemonths by his parents, because they saw he was a beautifulchild; and they were not afraid of the 11king'sedict.
By faithMoses, 12when he had grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh'sdaughter,
25choosingrather to 13endureill-treatment with the people of Godthan to enjoy the passingpleasures of sin,
2614considering the reproach of dChristgreaterriches than the treasures of Egypt; for he was looking to the 15reward.
By faith he 16leftEgypt, not 17fearing the wrath of the king; for he endured, as 18seeing Him who is unseen.