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Hebrews 11:2

11:2 For by it the people of old 1  received God’s commendation. 2 

Hebrews 11:13

11:13 These all died in faith without receiving the things promised, 3  but they saw them in the distance and welcomed them and acknowledged that they were strangers and foreigners 4  on the earth.

1 tn Or “the elders,” “the ancients.”

2 tn Grk “were attested,” “received commendation”; and Heb 11:4-6 shows this to be from God.

3 tn Grk “the promises,” referring to the things God promised, not to the pledges themselves.

4 tn Or “sojourners.”

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