1 tn Grk “the promises,” referring to the things God promised, not to the pledges themselves.
2 tn Or “sojourners.”
3 sn The expression these all were commended forms an inclusio with Heb 11:2: The chapter begins and ends with references to commendation for faith.
4 tn Grk “the promise,” referring to the thing God promised, not to the pledge itself.
5 tn The Greek phrasing emphasizes this point by negating the opposite: “so that they would not be made perfect without us.”