Hebrews 11:36

36 Some faced jeers and flogging, and even chains and imprisonment.

Hebrews 11:36 in Other Translations

36 And others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment:
36 Others suffered mocking and flogging, and even chains and imprisonment.
36 Some were jeered at, and their backs were cut open with whips. Others were chained in prisons.
36 Others braved abuse and whips, and, yes, chains and dungeons.
36 and others experienced mockings and scourgings, as well as bonds and imprisonment.

Hebrews 11:36 Meaning and Commentary

Hebrews 11:36

And others had trial of cruel mockings
As Samson by the Philistines; Elisha by the children, whom the bears devoured; Jeremiah by Pashur, and others; the Jews by Sanballat and Tobiah, when building the temple; the prophets, whom God sent to the Jews, as his messengers, ( Judges 16:25-28 ) ( 2 Kings 2:23 2 Kings 2:24 ) ( Jeremiah 20:7 Jeremiah 20:8 ) ( 4:1-6 ) ( 2 Chronicles 36:15 2 Chronicles 36:16 ) . and scourgings;
or smitings, as Jeremiah and Micaiah, ( Jeremiah 20:22 ) ( 2 Chronicles 18:23 2 Chronicles 18:24 ) .

yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment;
as Joseph, Samson, and Jeremiah, ( Genesis 39:20 ) ( Judges 16:21 ) ( Jeremiah 20:2 ) ( 37:15 ) . Now of these things they had trial, or experience; their graces were tried by them, and they patiently endured them.

Hebrews 11:36 In-Context

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.
35 Women received back their dead, raised to life again. There were others who were tortured, refusing to be released so that they might gain an even better resurrection.
36 Some faced jeers and flogging, and even chains and imprisonment.
37 They were put to death by stoning; they were sawed in two; they were killed by the sword. They went about in sheepskins and goatskins, destitute, persecuted and mistreated—
38 the world was not worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains, living in caves and in holes in the ground.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Jeremiah 20:2; Jeremiah 37:15
  • 2. Genesis 39:20
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