Hebrews 11:23

“By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months of his parents, because they saw he was a proper child; and they were not afraid of the king's commandment.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

By faith; Moses when hee was borne was hid three moneths of his parents, because they saw he was a proper childe, and they not afraid of the Kings commandement.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden for three months by his parents, because they saw he was a beautiful child; and they were not afraid of the king's edict.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months by his parents, because they saw he was a goodly child; and they were not afraid of the king's commandment.
- American Standard Version (1901)

By faith Moses was kept secretly by his father and mother for three months after his birth, because they saw that he was a fair child; and they had no fear of the king's orders.
- Basic English Bible

By faith Moses, being born, was hid three months by his parents, because they saw the child beautiful; and they did not fear the injunction of the king.
- Darby Bible

By faith Moses when he was born, was hid three months by his parents, because they saw he was a proper child; and they were not afraid of the king's commandment.
- Webster's Bible

Through faith the child Moses was hid for three months by his parents, because they saw his rare beauty; and the king's edict had no terror for them.
- Weymouth Bible

By faith, Moses, when he was born, was hidden for three months by his parents, because they saw that he was a beautiful child, and they were not afraid of the king's commandment.
- World English Bible

Bi feith Moyses borun, was hid thre monethis of his fadir and modir, for that thei seiyen the yonge child fair; and thei dredden not the maundement of the king.
- Wycliffe Bible

By faith Moses, having been born, was hid three months by his parents, because they saw the child comely, and were not afraid of the decree of the king;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 11:23


11:23 They saw - Doubtless with a divine presage of things to come.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 11:23


Heb 11:23 By faith Moses . . . was hid three months of his parents. See Ex 2:2 Ac 7:20. Through faith in God the parents were led to disobey the king's cruel edict, and to hide the child. Because they saw [he was] a proper child. A promising child.

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