Hebrews 11:19

“Accounting that God was able to raise him up, even from the dead; from whence also he received him in a figure.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Accounting that God was able to raise him vp, euen from the dead: from whence also he receiued him in a figure.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He considered that God is able to raise {people} even from the dead, from which he also received him back as a type.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

accounting that God `is' able to raise up, even from the dead; from whence he did also in a figure receive him back.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Judging that God was able to give life even to the dead; and because of this he did get him back as if from death.
- Basic English Bible

counting that God [was] able to raise [him] even from among [the] dead, whence also he received him in a figure.
- Darby Bible

Accounting that God was able to raise him even from the dead; from whence also he received him in a figure.
- Webster's Bible

For he reckoned that God is even able to raise a man up from among the dead, and, figuratively speaking, it was from among the dead that he received Isaac again.
- Weymouth Bible

concluding that God is able to raise up even from the dead. Figuratively speaking, he also did receive him back from the dead.
- World English Bible

For he demyde, that God is myyti to reise hym, yhe, fro deth; wherfor he took hym also in to a parable.
- Wycliffe Bible

reckoning that even out of the dead God is able to raise up, whence also in a figure he did receive [him].
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 11:19


11:19 Accounting that God was able even to raise him from the dead - Though there had not been any instance of this in the world. From whence also - To speak in a figurative way. He did receive him - Afterwards, snatched from the jaws of death.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 11:19


Heb 11:19 From whence also he received him in a figure. As one who in his mind had been sacrificed. It was from the altar of sacrifice that he received him back.

Discussion for Hebrews 11:19

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