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Hebrews 11:18

18 even though God had said to him, “It is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.”a

Read Hebrews 11:18 Using Other Translations

Of whom it was said, That in Isaac shall thy seed be called:
of whom it was said, "Through Isaac shall your offspring be named."
even though God had told him, “Isaac is the son through whom your descendants will be counted.”

What does Hebrews 11:18 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Hebrews 11:18

Of whom it is said
That is, of Isaac, Abraham's own son, whom he offered up; or rather, "to whom it was said", as the Vulgate Latin and Syriac versions render it; that is, to Abraham, for to him was this said, ( Genesis 21:12 )

that in Isaac shall thy seed be called;
that numerous natural seed of his, which should inherit the land of Canaan; and his special famous seed, the Messiah, to whom the promises were made; (See Gill on Romans 9:7).

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