Hebrews 11:15

“And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from whence they came out, they might have had opportunity to have returned.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And truly if they had been mindfull of that countrey, from whence they came out, they might haue had opportunitie to haue returned:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And indeed if they had been thinking of that {country} from which they went out, they would have had opportunity to return.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And if indeed they had been mindful of that `country' from which they went out, they would have had opportunity to return.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And truly if they had kept in mind the country from which they went out, they would have had chances of turning back.
- Basic English Bible

And if they had called to mind that from whence they went out, they had had opportunity to have returned;
- Darby Bible

And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from whence they came, they might have had opportunity to return.
- Webster's Bible

And if they had cherished the remembrance of the country they had left, they would have found an opportunity to return;
- Weymouth Bible

If indeed they had been thinking of that country from which they went out, they would have had enough time to return.
- World English Bible

`If thei hadden hadde mynde of the ilke, of which thei wenten out, thei hadden tyme of turnyng ayen;
- Wycliffe Bible

and if, indeed, they had been mindful of that from which they came forth, they might have had an opportunity to return,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 11:15


11:15 If they had been mindful of - Their earthly country, Ur of the Chaldeans, they might have easily returned.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 11:15


Heb 11:15 And, truly, if they had been mindful of that [country]. They could have returned to their old home in Ur of the Chaldees, if they had chosen, but though homeless in a strange land they had faith in a future home.

Discussion for Hebrews 11:15

Bible Options