Hebrews 6:15

15 And so, after waiting patiently, Abraham[a] obtained the promise.

Hebrews 6:15 Meaning and Commentary

Hebrews 6:15

And so, after he had patiently endured
He waited long for a son, from whom the Messiah was to spring, after he had had the promise of one; and he endured many afflictions with patience, in his journeys from place to place, throughout his life to the end:

he obtained the promise;
he was greatly blessed in temporal things; he lived to see the son of the promise, and his sons; he saw the day of Christ by faith, and now inherits the heavenly glory, which is the thing chiefly designed.

Hebrews 6:15 In-Context

13 For when God made a promise to Abraham, since He had no one greater to swear by, He swore by Himself:
14 I will most certainly bless you, and I will greatly multiply you.
15 And so, after waiting patiently, Abraham obtained the promise.
16 For men swear by something greater than themselves, and for them a confirming oath ends every dispute.
17 Because God wanted to show His unchangeable purpose even more clearly to the heirs of the promise, He guaranteed it with an oath,

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