Hebrews 11:3
Good News Translation
It is by faith that we understand that the universe was created by God's word, so that what can be seen was made out of what cannot be seen.

Contemporary English Version
Because of our faith, we know that the world was made at God's command. We also know that what can be seen was made out of what cannot be seen.

Douay-Rheims Bible
By faith we understand that the world was framed by the word of God: that from invisible things visible things might be made.

New American Bible
By faith we understand that the universe was ordered by the word of God, so that what is visible came into being through the invisible.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

By faith we understand that the world was framed by the word of God: that from invisible things visible things might be made.

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Hebrews 1:2 In these days, hath spoken to us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the world.

Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created heaven, and earth.

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Genesis 2:1 So the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the furniture of them.

Psalm 33:6 By the word of the Lord the heavens were established; and all the power of them by the spirit of his mouth:

Isaiah 40:26 Lift up your eyes on high, and see who hath created these things: who bringeth out their host by number, and calleth them all by their names: by the greatness of his might, and strength, and power, not one of them was missing.

Jeremiah 10:11,16 Thus then shall you say to them: The gods that have not made heaven and earth, let them perish from the earth, and from among those places that are under heaven. . . .

John 1:3 All things were made by him: and without him was made nothing that was made.

Acts 14:15 And saying: Ye men, why do ye these things? We also are mortals, men like unto you, preaching to you to be converted from these vain things to the living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all things that are in them:

Acts 17:24 God, who made the world and all things therein, he being Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands.

Romans 1:19-21 Because that which is known of God is manifest in them. For God hath manifested it unto them. . . .

Romans 4:17 (As it is written: I have made thee a father of many nations), before God, whom he believed: who quickeneth the dead and calleth those things that are not, as those that are.

2 Peter 3:5 For this they are wilfully ignorant of: That the heavens were before, and the earth out of water and through water, consisting by the word of God:

Revelation 4:11 Thou art worthy, O Lord our God, to receive glory and honour and power. Because thou hast created all things: and for thy will they were and have been created.

Context
Faith and Assurance
2For by this the ancients obtained a testimony. 3By faith we understand that the world was framed by the word of God: that from invisible things visible things might be made. 4By faith Abel offered to God a sacrifice exceeding that of Cain, by which he obtained a testimony that he was just, God giving testimony to his gifts. And by it he being dead yet speaketh.…
Cross References
Genesis 1:1
In the beginning God created heaven, and earth.

Psalm 33:6
By the word of the Lord the heavens were established; and all the power of them by the spirit of his mouth:

Psalm 33:9
For he spoke and they were made: he commanded and they were created.

John 1:3
All things were made by him: and without him was made nothing that was made.

Romans 4:17
(As it is written: I have made thee a father of many nations), before God, whom he believed: who quickeneth the dead and calleth those things that are not, as those that are.

1 Corinthians 2:7
But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, a wisdom which is hidden, which God ordained before the world, unto our glory:

1 Timothy 4:5
For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.

Hebrews 1:2
In these days, hath spoken to us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the world.

Hebrews 6:5
Have moreover tasted the good word of God and the powers of the world to come,

2 Peter 3:5
For this they are wilfully ignorant of: That the heavens were before, and the earth out of water and through water, consisting by the word of God:

Additional Translations
By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible.

By faith we understand the universe to have been formed by the word of God, so that the things being seen have not been made from the things being visible.

Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.

By faith we understand that the worlds have been framed by the word of God, so that what is seen hath not been made out of things which appear.

By faith we apprehend that the worlds were framed by [the] word of God, so that that which is seen should not take its origin from things which appear.

By faith we understand that the worlds have been framed by the word of God, so that what is seen hath not been made out of things which do appear.

Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which appeared.

Through faith we understand that the worlds came into being, and still exist, at the command of God, so that what is seen does not owe its existence to that which is visible.

By faith, we understand that the universe has been framed by the word of God, so that what is seen has not been made out of things which are visible.

by faith we understand the ages to have been prepared by a saying of God, in regard to the things seen not having come out of things appearing;
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