11:34 quenched raging fire, 1 escaped the edge of the sword, gained strength in weakness, 2 became mighty in battle, put foreign armies to flight, 11:35 and women received back their dead raised to life. 3 But others were tortured, not accepting release, to obtain resurrection to a better life. 4 11:36 And others experienced mocking and flogging, and even chains and imprisonment. 11:37 They were stoned, sawed apart, 5 murdered with the sword; they went about in sheepskins and goatskins; they were destitute, afflicted, ill-treated 11:38 (the world was not worthy of them); they wandered in deserts and mountains and caves and openings in the earth.
1 tn Grk “quenched the power of fire.”
2 tn Or “recovered from sickness.”
3 tn Grk “received back their dead from resurrection.”
4 tn Grk “to obtain a better resurrection.”
5 tc The reading ἐπρίσθησαν (ejprisqhsan, “they were sawed apart”) is found in some important witnesses (Ì46 [D* twice reads ἐπίρσθησαν, “they were burned”?] pc syp sa Orpt Eus). Other