Hebrews 11:38
Good News Translation
The world was not good enough for them! They wandered like refugees in the deserts and hills, living in caves and holes in the ground.

Contemporary English Version
The world did not deserve these good people, who had to wander in deserts and on mountains and had to live in caves and holes in the ground.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Of whom the world was not worthy: wandering in deserts, in mountains and in dens and in caves of the earth.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Of whom the world was not worthy: wandering in deserts, in mountains and in dens and in caves of the earth.

whom.

1 Kings 14:12,13 Arise thou, therefore, and go to thy house: and when thy feet shall be entering into the city, the child shall die, . . .

2 Kings 23:25-29 There was no king before him like unto him, that returned to the Lord with all his heart, and with all his soul, and with all his strength, according to all the law of Moses: neither after him did there arise any like unto him. . . .

Isaiah 57:1 The just perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart, and men of mercy are taken away, because there is none that understandeth; for the just man is taken away from before the face of evil.

wandered.

1 Samuel 22:1 David therefore went from thence, and fled to the cave of Odollam. And when his brethren, and all his father's house, had heard of it, they went down to him thither.

1 Samuel 23:15,19,23 And David saw that Saul was come out to seek his life. And David was in the desert of Ziph, in a wood. . . .

1 Samuel 24:1-3 And when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, they told him, saying: Behold, David is in the desert of Engaddi. . . .

1 Samuel 26:1 And the men of Ziph came to Saul in Gabaa, saying: Behold David is hid in the hill of Hachila, which is over against the wilderness.

1 Kings 17:3 Get thee hence, and go towards the east, and hide thyself by the torrent of Carith, which is over against the Jordan;

1 Kings 18:4,13 For when Jezabel killed the prophets of the Lord, he took a hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty and fifty in caves, and fed them with bread and water. . . .

1 Kings 19:9 And when he was come thither, he abode in a cave. and behold the word of the Lord came unto him, and he said to him: What dost thou here, Elias?

Psalm 142:1-7 Of understanding for David, A prayer when he was in the cave. [2] I cried to the Lord with my voice: with my voice I made supplication to the Lord. . . .

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Context
The Faith of Many
37They were stoned, they were cut asunder, they were tempted, they were put to death by the sword, they wandered about in sheepskins, in goatskins, being in want, distressed, afflicted: 38Of whom the world was not worthy: wandering in deserts, in mountains and in dens and in caves of the earth. 39And all these, being approved by the testimony of faith, received not the promise:…
Cross References
Judges 6:2
And they were grievously oppressed by them. And they made themselves dens and caves in the mountains, and strong holds to resist.

1 Kings 18:4
For when Jezabel killed the prophets of the Lord, he took a hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty and fifty in caves, and fed them with bread and water.

1 Kings 18:13
Hath it not been told thee, my lord, what I did when Jezabel killed the prophets of the Lord; how I hid a hundred men of the prophets of the Lord, by fifty and fifty in caves, and fed them with bread and water?

1 Kings 19:9
And when he was come thither, he abode in a cave. and behold the word of the Lord came unto him, and he said to him: What dost thou here, Elias?

Jeremiah 41:9
And the pit into which Ismahel cast all the dead bodies of the men whom he slew because of Godolias, is the same that king Asa made, for fear of Baasa the king of Israel: the same did Ismahel the son of Nathanias fill with them that were slain.

Additional Translations
The world was not worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains, and hid in caves and holes in the ground.

of whom the world was not worthy; wandering in deserts, and mountains, and caves, and holes of the earth.

(Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

(of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts and mountains and caves, and the holes of the earth.

(of whom the world was not worthy,) wandering in deserts and mountains, and [in] dens and caverns of the earth.

(of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts and mountains and caves, and the holes of the earth.

(Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

They wandered across deserts and mountains, or hid themselves in caves and in holes in the ground.

(of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts, mountains, caves, and the holes of the earth.

of whom the world was not worthy; in deserts wandering, and in mountains, and in caves, and in the holes of the earth;
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