Hebrews 11:29

“By faith they passed through the Red sea as by dry land: which the Egyptians assaying to do were drowned.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

By faith they passed through the red sea, as by drie land: which the Egyptians assaying to do, were drowned.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

By faith they passed through the Red Sea as though {they were passing} through dry land; and the Egyptians, when they attempted it, were drowned.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

By faith they passed through the Red sea as by dry land: which the Egyptians assaying to do were swallowed up.
- American Standard Version (1901)

By faith they went through the Red Sea as if it had been dry land, though the Egyptians were overcome by the water when they made an attempt to do the same.
- Basic English Bible

By faith they passed through the Red sea as through dry land; of which the Egyptians having made trial were swallowed up.
- Darby Bible

By faith they passed through the Red sea as by dry land: which the Egyptians essaying to do were drowned.
- Webster's Bible

Through faith they passed through the Red Sea as though they were passing over dry land, but the Egyptians, when they tried to do the same, were swallowed up.
- Weymouth Bible

By faith, they passed through the Red Sea as on dry land. When the Egyptians tried to do so, they were swallowed up.
- World English Bible

Bi feith thei passiden the reed see, as bi drye lond, which thing Egipcians asaiynge weren deuourid.
- Wycliffe Bible

By faith they did pass through the Red Sea as through dry land, which the Egyptians having received a trial of, were swallowed up;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 11:29


11:29 They - Moses, Aaron, and the Israelites. Passed the Red Sea - It washed the borders of Edom, which signifies red. Thus far the examples are cited from Genesis and Exodus; those that follow are from the former and the latter Prophets.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 11:29


Heb 11:29 By faith they passed through the Red Sea as by dry [land]. See Ex 14:13-22. In obedience to God's command they marched into the sea and "were baptized unto Moses in the cloud and in the sea" (1Co 10:1,2).

Discussion for Hebrews 11

  • Rowena
    Faith is not something that we physically muster. The Holy Spirit administers measures of faith to us of us. The more intimate our walk with Him, the closer we become, so our faith in Him grows exponentially. Paul stated that he wanted to know Christ in the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of the suffering He endured not only to be conformed, but also to win God's favor and approval.
  • Jayson Homer
    Yess!! This chapter just blessed my Entire soul and it open my eyes to what faith really is its not just saying God i trust you with a little of my situation its saying "God take full control and let YOUR will be done , all of you and none of me " Amen i truly hope this blesses someone as it did me.
  • Donna Cromb
    What is faith? That was my first thought on reading this chapter long ago. This is what the Holy Spirit showed me, it's a deep abiding conviction in God, a surrender to His will, and a change in conduct from a sinner to more than just a believer. The Hebrews Paul was talking to had become stagnant in their faith and walk with God. He was showing them the truth of deep commitment by those in past.
  • Issiah
    The Faith chapter. Who has faith to move mountains? To heal and resurrect. God the Father. To have faith is to have no doubt in spite of having no visible evidence. Better have a good lawyer. But look unto your composition. What are we. What animates us. Is it not spirit? Is God not spirit, unseen by flesh eyes but evident by the heart within. The Kingdom is within. And God is Reality
  • Moses
    I have a strong zeal to love, serve and ever remain dedicated, committed to him because he is a God of believability credibility.
  • Steve morrow
    colossians 1:5 for the hope which is laid up for you in heaven whereof you heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel colossians 1:21 and you that---were---sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works yet now hath HE reconciled 1:22 in the body of HIS flesh through death to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in HIS sight 1:23-----IF YOU CONTINUE-----in the faith grounded and settled and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel which you have heard and which was preached to every creature which is under heaven whereof I paul am made a minister -------JAMES 2:5 HEARKEN MY BELOVED BRETHREN HATH NOT GOD CHOSEN THE POOR OF THIS WORLD RICH IN FAITH AND HEIRS OF THE KINGDOM WHICH HE HATH PROMISED TO ---THEM THAT LOVE HIM--------1 PETER 4:11 IF ANY MAN SPEAK LET HIM SPEAK AS THE ORACLES OF GOD IF ANY MAN MINISTER LET HIM DO IT AS OF THE ABILITY WHICH GOD GIVETH THAT GOD IN ALL THINGS MAY BE GLORIFIED THROUGH JESUS CHRIST TO WHOM BE PRAISE AND DOMINION FOR EVER AND EVER AMEN

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