38 of whom the world was not worthy—twandering about in deserts and mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth. Commentary on Hebrews 11:8-19 (Read Hebrews 11:8-19) We are often called to leave worldly connexions, interests, and comforts. 39 But we are not of those who shrink back and are destroyed, but of those who have faith and preserve their souls. ESV: English Standard Version 2016 . 8By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to a place that he was to receive as an inheritance. Cancel any time. 2For by it the people of old received their commendation. Version. 7 By faith nNoah, being warned by God concerning oevents as yet unseen, in reverent fear constructed an ark for the saving of his household. 9 Now even the first covenant had regulations for worship and man earthly place of holiness. Read verse in English Standard Version 3 By faith we understand that the universe was created by fthe word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of gthings that are visible. 13 and qmake straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint rbut rather be healed. 1 Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 English Standard Version (ESV) By Faith. For time would fail me to tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets— 12Therefore from one man, and him as good as dead, were born descendants as many as the stars of heaven and as many as the innumerable grains of sand by the seashore. KJV NKJV NLT NIV ESV CSB NASB. 11By faith Sarah herself received power to conceive, even when she was past the age, since she considered him faithful who had promised. 22 But you have come to eMount Zion and to the city of the living God, fthe heavenly Jerusalem, and to ginnumerable angels in festal gathering, 32And what more shall I say? 2 For by it the people of old received their commendation. 29 By faith bthe people crossed the Red Sea as on dry land, but the Egyptians, when they attempted to do the same, were drowned. Font Size. 1 Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. 25choosing rather to be mistreated with the people of God than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. 22 I appeal to you, brothers,3 bear with my word of exhortation, for kI have written to you briefly. 9 By faith he went to live in sthe land of promise, as in a foreign land, tliving in tents uwith Isaac and Jacob, heirs with him of the same promise. 15 sThrough him then let us continually offer up ta sacrifice of praise to God, that is, uthe fruit of lips that acknowledge his name. 2For by it the … 21 and since we have ta great priest over the house of God, 31 qIt is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. 13 Therefore let us go to him outside the camp and bear qthe reproach he endured. 3 By faith we understand that the universe was created by f the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of g things that are visible. 26 vHe considered the reproach of Christ greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking to wthe reward. 28 Therefore let us be grateful for receiving ra kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus slet us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe, And through his faith, though he died, he still speaks. 27 gbut a fearful expectation of judgment, and ha fury of fire that will consume the adversaries. 14 sStrive for peace with everyone, and for the tholiness uwithout which no one will see the Lord. 9 (which is symbolic for the present age).4 According to this arrangement, gifts and sacrifices are offered dthat cannot perfect the conscience of the worshiper, For I he has prepared for them a city written to you who is speaking of old their... 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