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Hebrews 11

NIV 1 Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. NIV 1 Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. NIV 2 This is what the ancients were commended for. NIV 2 This is what the ancients were commended for. NIV 3 By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God's command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible. NIV 3 By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God's command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible. NIV 4 By faith Abel offered God a better sacrifice than Cain did. By faith he was commended as a righteous man, when God spoke well of his offerings. And by faith he still speaks, even though he is dead. NIV 4 By faith Abel offered God a better sacrifice than Cain did. By faith he was commended as a righteous man, when God spoke well of his offerings. And by faith he still speaks, even though he is dead. NIV 5 By faith Enoch was taken from this life, so that he did not experience death; he could not be found, because God had taken him away. For before he was taken, he was commended as one who pleased God. NIV 5 By faith Enoch was taken from this life, so that he did not experience death; he could not be found, because God had taken him away. For before he was taken, he was commended as one who pleased God. NIV 6 And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. NIV 6 And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. NIV 7 By faith Noah, when warned about things not yet seen, in holy fear built an ark to save his family. By his faith he condemned the world and became heir of the righteousness that comes by faith. NIV 7 By faith Noah, when warned about things not yet seen, in holy fear built an ark to save his family. By his faith he condemned the world and became heir of the righteousness that comes by faith. NIV 8 By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going. NIV 8 By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going. NIV 9 By faith he made his home in the promised land like a stranger in a foreign country; he lived in tents, as did Isaac and Jacob, who were heirs with him of the same promise. NIV 9 By faith he made his home in the promised land like a stranger in a foreign country; he lived in tents, as did Isaac and Jacob, who were heirs with him of the same promise. NIV 10 For he was looking forward to the city with foundations, whose architect and builder is God. NIV 10 For he was looking forward to the city with foundations, whose architect and builder is God. NIV 11 By faith Abraham, even though he was past age--and Sarah herself was barren--was enabled to become a father because he considered him faithful who had made the promise. NIV 11 By faith Abraham, even though he was past age--and Sarah herself was barren--was enabled to become a father because he considered him faithful who had made the promise. 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. 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. NIV 13 All these people were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive the things promised; they only saw them and welcomed them from a distance. And they admitted that they were aliens and strangers on earth. NIV 13 All these people were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive the things promised; they only saw them and welcomed them from a distance. And they admitted that they were aliens and strangers on earth. NIV 14 People who say such things show that they are looking for a country of their own. NIV 14 People who say such things show that they are looking for a country of their own. NIV 15 If they had been thinking of the country they had left, they would have had opportunity to return. NIV 15 If they had been thinking of the country they had left, they would have had opportunity to return. NIV 16 Instead, they were longing for a better country--a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared a city for them. NIV 16 Instead, they were longing for a better country--a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared a city for them. NIV 17 By faith Abraham, when God tested him, offered Isaac as a sacrifice. He who had received the promises was about to sacrifice his one and only son, NIV 17 By faith Abraham, when God tested him, offered Isaac as a sacrifice. He who had received the promises was about to sacrifice his one and only son, NIV 18 even though God had said to him, "It is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned." NIV 18 even though God had said to him, "It is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned." NIV 19 Abraham reasoned that God could raise the dead, and figuratively speaking, he did receive Isaac back from death. NIV 19 Abraham reasoned that God could raise the dead, and figuratively speaking, he did receive Isaac back from death. NIV 20 By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau in regard to their future. NIV 20 By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau in regard to their future. NIV 21 By faith Jacob, when he was dying, blessed each of Joseph's sons, and worshiped as he leaned on the top of his staff. NIV 21 By faith Jacob, when he was dying, blessed each of Joseph's sons, and worshiped as he leaned on the top of his staff. NIV 22 By faith Joseph, when his end was near, spoke about the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt and gave instructions about his bones. NIV 22 By faith Joseph, when his end was near, spoke about the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt and gave instructions about his bones. NIV 23 By faith Moses' parents hid him for three months after he was born, because they saw he was no ordinary child, and they were not afraid of the king's edict. NIV 23 By faith Moses' parents hid him for three months after he was born, because they saw he was no ordinary child, and they were not afraid of the king's edict. NIV 24 By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be known as the son of Pharaoh's daughter. NIV 24 By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be known as the son of Pharaoh's daughter. NIV 25 He chose to be mistreated along with the people of God rather than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a short time. NIV 25 He chose to be mistreated along with the people of God rather than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a short time. NIV 26 He regarded disgrace for the sake of Christ as of greater value than the treasures of Egypt, because he was looking ahead to his reward. NIV 26 He regarded disgrace for the sake of Christ as of greater value than the treasures of Egypt, because he was looking ahead to his reward. NIV 27 By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the king's anger; he persevered because he saw him who is invisible. NIV 27 By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the king's anger; he persevered because he saw him who is invisible. NIV 28 By faith he kept the Passover and the sprinkling of blood, so that the destroyer of the firstborn would not touch the firstborn of Israel. NIV 28 By faith he kept the Passover and the sprinkling of blood, so that the destroyer of the firstborn would not touch the firstborn of Israel. NIV 29 By faith the people passed through the Red Sea as on dry land; but when the Egyptians tried to do so, they were drowned. NIV 29 By faith the people passed through the Red Sea as on dry land; but when the Egyptians tried to do so, they were drowned. NIV 30 By faith the walls of Jericho fell, after the people had marched around them for seven days. NIV 30 By faith the walls of Jericho fell, after the people had marched around them for seven days. NIV 31 By faith the prostitute Rahab, because she welcomed the spies, was not killed with those who were disobedient. NIV 31 By faith the prostitute Rahab, because she welcomed the spies, was not killed with those who were disobedient. NIV 32 And what more shall I say? I do not have time to tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, Samuel and the prophets, NIV 32 And what more shall I say? I do not have time to tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, Samuel and the prophets, NIV 33 who through faith conquered kingdoms, administered justice, and gained what was promised; who shut the mouths of lions, NIV 33 who through faith conquered kingdoms, administered justice, and gained what was promised; who shut the mouths of lions, NIV 34 quenched the fury of the flames, and escaped the edge of the sword; whose weakness was turned to strength; and who became powerful in battle and routed foreign armies. NIV 34 quenched the fury of the flames, and escaped the edge of the sword; whose weakness was turned to strength; and who became powerful in battle and routed foreign armies. NIV 35 Women received back their dead, raised to life again. Others were tortured and refused to be released, so that they might gain a better resurrection. NIV 35 Women received back their dead, raised to life again. Others were tortured and refused to be released, so that they might gain a better resurrection. NIV 36 Some faced jeers and flogging, while still others were chained and put in prison. NIV 36 Some faced jeers and flogging, while still others were chained and put in prison. NIV 37 They were stoned; they were sawed in two; they were put to death by the sword. They went about in sheepskins and goatskins, destitute, persecuted and mistreated-- NIV 37 They were stoned; they were sawed in two; they were put to death by the sword. They went about in sheepskins and goatskins, destitute, persecuted and mistreated-- NIV 38 the world was not worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains, and in caves and holes in the ground. NIV 38 the world was not worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains, and in caves and holes in the ground. NIV 39 These were all commended for their faith, yet none of them received what had been promised. NIV 39 These were all commended for their faith, yet none of them received what had been promised. NIV 40 God had planned something better for us so that only together with us would they be made perfect. NIV 40 God had planned something better for us so that only together with us would they be made perfect.