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Passage Lookup: Hebrews 11

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Hebrews 11:1
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Now faith is the [a](a)assurance of things [b](b)hoped for, the [c]conviction of (c)things not seen.
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Hebrews 11:2
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For by it the (d)men of old [d](e)gained approval.
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Hebrews 11:3
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By faith we understand that the [e](f)worlds were prepared (g)by the word of God, so that what is seen (h)was not made out of things which are visible.
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Hebrews 11:4
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By faith (i)Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain, through which he (j)obtained the testimony that he was righteous, God testifying [f]about his (k)gifts, and through [g]faith, though (l)he is dead, he still speaks.
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Hebrews 11:5
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By faith (m)Enoch was taken up so that he would not (n)see death; and he was not found because God took him up ; for he obtained the witness that before his being taken up he was pleasing to God.
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Hebrews 11:6
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And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who (o)comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.
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Hebrews 11:7
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By faith (p)Noah, being (q)warned by God about (r)things not yet seen, [h](s)in reverence (t)prepared an ark for the salvation of his household, by which he condemned the world, and became an heir of (u)the righteousness which is according to faith.
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Hebrews 11:8
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By faith (v)Abraham, when he was called, obeyed [i]by going out to a place which he was to (w)receive for an inheritance; and he went out, not knowing where he was going.
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Hebrews 11:9
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By faith he lived as an alien in (x)the land of promise, as in a foreign land, (y)dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, (z)fellow heirs of the same promise;
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Hebrews 11:10
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for he was looking for (aa)the city which has (ab)foundations, (ac)whose architect and builder is God.
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Hebrews 11:11
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By faith even (ad)Sarah herself received [j]ability to conceive, even beyond the proper time of life, since she considered Him (ae)faithful who had promised.
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Hebrews 11:12
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Therefore there was born even of one man, and (af)him as good as dead [k]at that, as many descendants (ag) as the stars of heaven in number, and innumerable as the sand which is by the seashore .
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Hebrews 11:13
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(ah)All these died in faith, (ai)without receiving the promises, but (aj)having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and (ak)having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.
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Hebrews 11:14
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For those who say such things make it clear that they are seeking a country of their own.
Hebrews 11:15
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And indeed if they had been [l]thinking of that country from which they went out, (al)they would have had opportunity to return.
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Hebrews 11:16
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But as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a (am)heavenly one. Therefore (an)God is not [m]ashamed to be (ao)called their God; for (ap)He has prepared a city for them.
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Hebrews 11:17
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By faith (aq)Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had (ar)received the promises was offering up his only begotten son;
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Hebrews 11:18
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it was he to whom it was said, "(as) In Isaac your [n] descendants shall be called ."
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Hebrews 11:19
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[o]He considered that (at)God is able to raise people even from the dead, from which he also received him back [p]as a (au)type.
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Hebrews 11:20
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By faith (av)Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau, even regarding things to come.
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Hebrews 11:21
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By faith (aw)Jacob, as he was dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph, and (ax)worshiped, leaning on the top of his staff.
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Hebrews 11:22
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By faith (ay)Joseph, when he was dying, made mention of the exodus of the sons of Israel, and gave orders concerning his bones.
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Hebrews 11:23
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By faith (az)Moses, when he was born, was hidden for three months by his parents, because they saw he was a beautiful child; and they were not afraid of the (ba)king's edict.
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Hebrews 11:24
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By faith Moses, (bb)when he had grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter,
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Hebrews 11:25
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choosing rather to (bc)endure ill-treatment with the people of God than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin,
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Hebrews 11:26
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(bd)considering the reproach of [q]Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he was looking to the (be)reward.
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Hebrews 11:27
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By faith he (bf)left Egypt, not (bg)fearing the wrath of the king; for he endured, as (bh)seeing Him who is unseen.
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Hebrews 11:28
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By faith he [r](bi)kept the Passover and the sprinkling of the blood, so that (bj)he who destroyed the firstborn would not touch them.
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Hebrews 11:29
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By faith they (bk)passed through the Red Sea as though they were passing through dry land; and the Egyptians, when they attempted it, were [s]drowned.
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Hebrews 11:30
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By faith (bl)the walls of Jericho fell down (bm)after they had been encircled for seven days.
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Hebrews 11:31
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By faith (bn)Rahab the harlot did not perish along with those who were disobedient, after she had welcomed the spies [t]in peace.
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Hebrews 11:32
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And what more shall I say? For time will fail me if I tell of (bo)Gideon, (bp)Barak, (bq)Samson, (br)Jephthah, of (bs)David and (bt)Samuel and the prophets,
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Hebrews 11:33
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who by faith (bu)conquered kingdoms, (bv)performed acts of righteousness, (bw)obtained promises, (bx)shut the mouths of lions,
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Hebrews 11:34
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(by)quenched the power of fire, (bz)escaped the edge of the sword, from weakness were made strong, (ca)became mighty in war, (cb)put foreign armies to flight.
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Hebrews 11:35
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(cc)Women received back their dead by resurrection; and others were tortured, not accepting their [u]release, so that they might obtain a better resurrection;
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Hebrews 11:36
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and others [v]experienced mockings and scourgings, yes, also (cd)chains and imprisonment.
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Hebrews 11:37
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They were (ce)stoned, they were (cf)sawn in two, [w]they were tempted, they were (cg)put to death with the sword; they went about (ch)in sheepskins, in goatskins, being destitute, afflicted, (ci)ill-treated
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Hebrews 11:38
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(men of whom the world was not worthy), (cj)wandering in deserts and mountains and caves and holes [x]in the ground.
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Hebrews 11:39
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And all these, having [y](ck)gained approval through their faith, (cl)did not receive [z]what was promised,
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Hebrews 11:40
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because God had [aa]provided (cm)something better for us, so that (cn)apart from us they would not be made perfect.
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