Hebrews 11:5

“By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

By faith Enoch was translated, that he should not see death, and was not found, because God had translated him: For before his translation he had this testimonie, that he pleased God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

By faith Enoch was taken up so that he would not see death; AND HE WAS NOT FOUND BECAUSE GOD TOOK HIM UP; for he obtained the witness that before his being taken up he was pleasing to God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and he was not found, because God translated him: for he hath had witness borne to him that before his translation he had been well-pleasing unto God:
- American Standard Version (1901)

By faith Enoch was taken up to heaven so that he did not see death; he was seen no longer, for God took him away: for before he was taken, witness had been given that he was well-pleasing to God:
- Basic English Bible

By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him; for before [his] translation he has the testimony that he had pleased God.
- Darby Bible

By faith Enoch was translated, that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God.
- Webster's Bible

Through faith Enoch was taken from the earth so that he did not see death, and he could not be found, because God had taken him; for before he was taken we have evidence that he truly pleased God.
- Weymouth Bible

By faith, Enoch was taken away, so that he wouldn't see death, and he was not found, because God translated him. For he has had testimony given to him that before his translation he had been well pleasing to God.
- World English Bible

Bi feith Ennok was translatid, that he schulde not se deth; and he was not foundun, for the Lord translatide him. For bifore translacioun he hadde witnessing that he pleside God.
- Wycliffe Bible

By faith Enoch was translated -- not to see death, and was not found, because God did translate him; for before his translation he had been testified to -- that he had pleased God well,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 11:5


11:5 Enoch was not any longer found among men, though perhaps they sought for him as they did for Elijah, #2Kin 2:17|. He had this testimony - From God in his own conscience.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 11:5


Heb 11:5 By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death. See Ge 5:24 Jude 1:14. His faithfulness was rewarded by a translation to heaven without first becoming a victim of death. For before his translation he had this testimony. The testimony is that he "walked with God", and God took him, because he was pleased with him.

Discussion for Hebrews 11

  • 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
  • Brian K Porr
    thank God that He has preserved His word because Faith commeth by hearing and by hearing the word of God.This stirs God's Word the heart of a man.To God be all the golry. Thank God for preserving His Word because faith commeth by hearing and by hearing the Word of God. This stirs God's Word the heart of a man. To God be all the Glory. Very simple all credit to Him.
  • Eric
    To grow in faith is to walk with faithful people, when you can't trace him trust in him
  • Librarygal143
    I believe, God. Thank you, Amen.
  • BSP
    This verse shows that we must have faith in order to please God because it says that it is impossible to please God without faith. We must believe not only that he exists, but also that He will reward those who put faith in Him.

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