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 11:29

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