Parallel Bible results for Hebrews 11:20-40

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Hebrews 11:20-40

CEB 20 By faith Isaac also blessed Jacob and Esau concerning their future. NIV 20 By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau in regard to their future. CEB 21 By faith Jacob blessed each of Joseph's sons as he was dying and bowed in worship over the head 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. CEB 22 By faith Joseph recalled the exodus of the Israelites at the end of his life, and gave instructions about burying his bones. NIV 22 By faith Joseph, when his end was near, spoke about the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt and gave instructions concerning the burial of his bones. CEB 23 By faith Moses was hidden by his parents for three months when he was born, because they saw that the child was beautiful and they weren't afraid of the king's orders. 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. CEB 24 By faith Moses refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter when he was grown up. NIV 24 By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be known as the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. CEB 25 He chose to be mistreated with God's people instead of having the temporary pleasures of sin. NIV 25 He chose to be mistreated along with the people of God rather than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. CEB 26 He thought that the abuses he suffered for Christ were more valuable than the treasures of Egypt, since he was looking forward to the 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. CEB 27 By faith he left Egypt without being afraid of the king's anger. He kept on going as if he could see what is invisible. NIV 27 By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the king’s anger; he persevered because he saw him who is invisible. CEB 28 By faith he kept the Passover and the sprinkling of blood, in order that the destroyer could not touch their firstborn children. NIV 28 By faith he kept the Passover and the application of blood, so that the destroyer of the firstborn would not touch the firstborn of Israel. CEB 29 By faith they crossed the Red Sea as if they were on dry land, but when the Egyptians tried it, 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. CEB 30 By faith Jericho's walls fell after the people marched around them for seven days. NIV 30 By faith the walls of Jericho fell, after the army had marched around them for seven days. CEB 31 By faith Rahab the prostitute wasn't killed with the disobedient because she welcomed the spies in peace. NIV 31 By faith the prostitute Rahab, because she welcomed the spies, was not killed with those who were disobedient. CEB 32 What more can I say? I would run out of time if I told you 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 and Jephthah, about David and Samuel and the prophets, CEB 33 Through faith they conquered kingdoms, brought about justice, realized promises, 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, CEB 34 put out raging fires, escaped from the edge of the sword, found strength in weakness, were mighty in war, 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. CEB 35 Women received back their dead by resurrection. Others were tortured and refused to be released so they could gain a better resurrection. NIV 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. CEB 36 But others experienced public shame by being taunted and whipped; they were even put in chains and in prison. NIV 36 Some faced jeers and flogging, and even chains and imprisonment. CEB 37 They were stoned to death, they were cut in two, and they died by being murdered with swords. They went around wearing the skins of sheep and goats, needy, oppressed, and mistreated. NIV 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— CEB 38 The world didn't deserve them. They wandered around in deserts, mountains, caves, and holes in the ground. NIV 38 the world was not worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains, living in caves and in holes in the ground. CEB 39 All these people didn't receive what was promised, though they were given approval for their faith. NIV 39 These were all commended for their faith, yet none of them received what had been promised, CEB 40 God provided something better for us so they wouldn't be made perfect without us. NIV 40 since God had planned something better for us so that only together with us would they be made perfect.

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