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11:1 Now faith is assurance of things hoped for, proof of things not seen.
11:2 For by this, the elders obtained testimony.
11:3 By faith, we understand that the universe has been framed by the word of God, so that what is seen has not been made out of things which are visible.
11:4 By faith, Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, through which he had testimony given to him that he was righteous, God bearing witness with respect to his gifts; and through it he, being dead, still speaks.
11:5 By faith, Enoch was translated, so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God translated him. For he has had testimony given to him that before his translation he had been well pleasing to God.
11:6 Without faith it is impossible to be well pleasing to him, for he who comes to God must believe that he exists, and that he is a rewarder of those who seek him.
11:7 By faith, Noah, being warned about things not yet seen, moved with godly fear, prepared an ark for the saving of his house, through which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is according to faith.
11:8 By faith, Abraham, when he was called, obeyed to go out to the place which he was to receive for an inheritance. He went out, not knowing where he went.
11:10 For he looked for the city which has the foundations, whose builder and maker is God.
11:13 These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them and embraced them from afar, and having confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
11:17 By faith, Abraham, being tested, offered up Isaac. Yes, he who had gladly received the promises was offering up his one and only son;
11:18 even he to whom it was said, "In Isaac will your seed be called;"
11:21 By faith, Jacob, when he was dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph, and worshipped, leaning on the top of his staff.
11:22 By faith, Joseph, when his end was near, made mention of the departure of the children of Israel; and gave instructions concerning his bones.
11:26 accounting the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he looked to the reward.
11:27 By faith, he left Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king; for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.
11:28 By faith, he kept the Passover, and the sprinkling of the blood, that the destroyer of the firstborn should not touch them.
11:30 By faith, the walls of Jericho fell down, after they had been encircled for seven days.
11:31 By faith, Rahab, the prostitute, didn`t perish with those who were disobedient, having received the spies in peace.
11:33 who, through faith, subdued kingdoms, worked out righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,
11:35 Women received their dead by resurrection. Others were tortured, not accepting their deliverance, that they might obtain a better resurrection.
11:36 Others were tried by mocking and scourging, yes, moreover by bonds and imprisonment.
11:37 They were stoned. They were sawn apart. They were tempted. They were slain with the sword. They went around in sheepskins, in goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, ill-treated
11:38 (of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts and mountains and caves, and the holes of the earth.
11:39 These all, having had testimony given to them through their faith, didn`t receive the promise,
11:40 God having provided some better thing concerning us, so that apart from us they should not be made perfect.