Hebrews 11:9

Became a sojourner (parwikhsen). First aorist active indicative of paroikew, old verb to dwell (oikew) beside (para), common in LXX, in N.T. only here and Luke 24:18 . Called paroikon (sojourner) in Acts 7:6 . In the land of promise (ei ghn th epaggelia). Literally, "land of the promise." The promise made by God to him ( Genesis 12:7 ; Genesis 13:15 ; Genesis 17:8 ). As in a land not his own (w allotrian). For allotrio (belonging to another) see Genesis 9:25 ; Genesis 11:34 . The heirs with him of the same promise (twn sunklhromenwn th epaggelia th auth). Late double compound (sun, klhro, nemomai), found in Philo, inscriptions and papyri, in N.T. only here, Romans 8:17 ; Ephesians 3:6 ; 1 Peter 3:7 . "Co-heirs" with Abraham.