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

  • Moses Esau Solomon
    In life GOD first other things follow
  • Irene123
    To Enala K. - as long as what you want to be is God's will. You can know if it is His will by searching out His commandments; John 14:15. The epistles after Acts have many of His commandments. They are letters to already established churches that give the saints instructions on holy living.
  • Enala kangwa
    by faith i can do a lot i can become who i want to be knowing that my faith pleases God....thank you holy spirit for bringing me to this site
  • Librarygal143
    I believe, God. Thank you, Amen.
  • CHUKS
    I think Heb 11:6 is a vital part of Christian life. All we seek and want to be in life anchors on Faith. Living to fulfill His purpose concerning our life centers on our Faith too. Remember also that ... When a man's way pleases the Lord... and in pleasing the Lord, our Steadfast Faith in GOD is most essential.
  • BSP
    This verse shows that we must have faith in order to please God because it says that it is impossible to please God without faith. We must believe not only that he exists, but also that He will reward those who put faith in Him.

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