Hebrews 11:22

“By faith Joseph, when he died, made mention of the departing of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

By faith, Ioseph when hee died, made mention of the departing of the children of Israel: and gaue commandement concerning his bones.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

By faith Joseph, when he was dying, made mention of the exodus of the sons of Israel, and gave orders concerning his bones.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

By faith Joseph, when his end was nigh, made mention of the departure of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.
- American Standard Version (1901)

By faith Joseph, when his end was near, said that the children of Israel would go out of Egypt; and gave orders about his bones.
- Basic English Bible

By faith Joseph [when] dying called to mind the going forth of the sons of Israel, and gave commandment concerning his bones.
- Darby Bible

By faith Joseph, when he died, made mention of the departing of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.
- Webster's Bible

Through faith Joseph, when he was near his end, made mention of the departure of the descendants of Israel, and gave orders about his own body.
- Weymouth Bible

By faith, Joseph, when his end was near, made mention of the departure of the children of Israel; and gave instructions concerning his bones.
- World English Bible

Bi feith Joseph dyynge hadde mynde of the passyng forth of the children of Israel, and comaundide of hise boonys.
- Wycliffe Bible

by faith, Joseph dying, concerning the outgoing of the sons of Israel did make mention, and concerning his bones did give command.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 11:22


11:22 Concerning his bones - To be carried into the land of promise.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 11:22


Heb 11:22 By faith Joseph . . . gave commandment concerning his bones. See Ge 50:24,25. By faith he looked forward to the children of Israel going up to Canaan for a home, and charged that his body should be carried up. This charge was faithfully fulfilled. See Jos 24:32.

Discussion for Hebrews 11:22

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