Hebrews 11:18

“Of whom it was said, That in Isaac shall thy seed be called:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Of whom it was said, That, in Isaac shall thy seed be called:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{it was he} to whom it was said, "IN ISAAC YOUR DESCENDANTS SHALL BE CALLED."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

even he to whom it was said, In Isaac shall thy seed be called:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Of whom it had been said, From Isaac will your seed take their name:
- Basic English Bible

as to whom it had been said, In Isaac shall thy seed be called:
- Darby Bible

Of whom it was said, That in Isaac shall thy seed be called:
- Webster's Bible

with regard to whom he had been told, "It is through Isaac that your posterity shall be traced."
- Weymouth Bible

even he to whom it was said, "In Isaac will your seed be called;"
- World English Bible

to whom it was seid, For in Ysaac the seed schal be clepid to thee.
- Wycliffe Bible

of whom it was said -- `In Isaac shall a seed be called to thee;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 11:18


11:18 In Isaac shall thy seed be called - From him shall the blessed seed spring. #Gen 21:12|.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 11:18


Heb 11:18 In Isaac shall thy seed be called. See also Ge 21:12 Ro 9:7. Even though God raised him from the dead. Hence in faith he obeyed, and his faith was gloriously rewarded. The lesson for us is implicit obedience to God's command and trust in his promises. Nothing less is a demonstration of faith.

Discussion for Hebrews 11

  • Aderibigbe anjorin
    Hebrew 11 solve the problem of dark matter and dark energy
  • Darrell
    In verse 7 it says take nothing from Gentiles (or non-believers) Then you have verse 8 We therefore ought to receive such, that we might be fellowhelpers to the truth. Receive what We must be fellow helpers to spread the truth to all that will hear That take $
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Darrell, The tithe is OT, With the New Covenant of Jesus Christ the tithe is abolished.
    Read 3 John 1:1-8. V.7 "Ask for nothing." To give a gift is always good.


  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Vanna, you say don't fight, it is just a bible that teaches us how to live. Read Jude 1:3, Job 13:8, 2 Corinthians 10:5, etc. God says FIGHT, you say don't. These verses teach us how we are to in part; live in faith, walk in truth, fight the good fight. Test the spirits with God's word.
  • Vanna
    It does not matter it is just a bible that teaches us how we are to live. We do not need to fight over the bible. We are lukky to even have a guide.
  • Darrell
    Sorry that was Malachi 3:6-10

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