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Hebrews 11:17


By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac. He had received the promises, 1  yet he was ready to offer up 2  his only son.


Ge 22:1-12; Ge 22:2,16; De 8:2; 2Ch 32:31; Job 1:11,12; Job 2:3-6; Pr 17:3; Da 11:35; Zec 13:9; Mal 3:2,3; Joh 3:16; 2Co 8:12; Heb 7:6; Jas 1:2-4; Jas 2:21-24; Jas 5:11; 1Pe 1:6,7; 1Pe 4:12; Re 3:10

NET © Notes

tn Here “received the promises” refers to the pledges themselves, not to the things God promised.

tn Grk “he was offering up.” The tense of this verb indicates the attempt or readiness to sacrifice Isaac without the actual completion of the deed.

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