Hebrews 11:11

“Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Through faith also Sara her selfe receiued strength to conceiue seede, and was deliuered of a child when she was past age, because she iudged him faithful who had promised.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

By faith even Sarah herself received ability to conceive, even beyond the proper time of life, since she considered Him faithful who had promised.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

By faith even Sarah herself received power to conceive seed when she was past age, since she counted him faithful who had promised:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And by faith Sarah herself had power to give birth, when she was very old, because she had faith in him who gave his word;
- Basic English Bible

By faith also Sarah herself received strength for [the] conception of seed, and [that] beyond a seasonable age; since she counted him faithful who promised.
- Darby Bible

Through faith also Sarah herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.
- Webster's Bible

Through faith even Sarah herself received strength to become a mother--although she was past the time of life for this--because she judged Him faithful who had given the promise.
- Weymouth Bible

By faith, even Sarah herself received power to conceive, and she bore a child when she was past age, since she counted him faithful who had promised.
- World English Bible

Bi feith also the ilke Sara bareyn, took vertu in consceyuyng of seed, yhe, ayen the tyme of age; for sche bileuede hym trewe, that hadde bihiyte.
- Wycliffe Bible

By faith also Sarah herself did receive power to conceive seed, and she bare after the time of life, seeing she did judge Him faithful who did promise;
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 11:11


11:11 Sarah also herself - Though at first she laughed at the promise, #Gen 18:12|. #Gen 21:2|.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 11:11


Heb 11:11 Through faith also Sara received strength to conceive seed. See Ge 17:15-21 18:11-14 21:1-2. Far beyond the years of child bearing, yet by faith she was give natural strength to bear the child of promise. She was about ninety years old (Ge 17:17).

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