52Was not Abraham found faithful in temptation, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness? 53Joseph in the time of his distress kept the commandment and was made lord of Egypt. 54Phinees our father in being zealous and fervent obtained the covenant of an everlasting priesthood. 55Jesus for fulfilling the word was made a judge in Israel.56Caleb for bearing witness before the congregation received the heritage of the land. 57David for being merciful possessed the throne of an everlasting kingdom. 58Elias for being zealous and fervent for the law was taken up into heaven.