Hebrews 11:14

“For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek a country.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For they that say such things, declare plainly that they seeke a countrey.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For those who say such things make it clear that they are seeking a country of their own.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For they that say such things make it manifest that they are seeking after a country of their own.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For those who say such things make it clear that they are searching for a country for themselves.
- Basic English Bible

For they who say such things shew clearly that they seek [their] country.
- Darby Bible

For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek a country.
- Webster's Bible

for men who acknowledge this make it manifest that they are seeking elsewhere a country of their own.
- Weymouth Bible

For those who say such things make it clear that they are seeking a country of their own.
- World English Bible

And thei that sayn these thingis, signifien that thei sechen a cuntre.
- Wycliffe Bible

for those saying such things make manifest that they seek a country;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 11:14


11:14 They who speak thus show plainly that they seek their own country - That they keep in view, and long for, their native home.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 11:14


Heb 11:14 They that say such things. Who confess that they are pilgrims. Declare plainly that they seek a country. This confession shows that they are seeking a country somewhere and have not yet found it.

Discussion for Hebrews 11:14

  • John madden for verse 14
    Thier still liveing by faith on the promise from god that in the future they will be in his kingdom and then they will be at home

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