Hebrews 11:39
Good News Translation
What a record all of these have won by their faith! Yet they did not receive what God had promised,

Contemporary English Version
All of them pleased God because of their faith! But still they died without being given what had been promised.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And all these, being approved by the testimony of faith, received not the promise:

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And all these, being approved by the testimony of faith, received not the promise:

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Hebrews 11:2,13 For by this the ancients obtained a testimony. . . .

Luke 10:23,24 And turning to his disciples, he said: Blessed are the eyes that see the things which you see. . . .

1 Peter 1:12 To whom it was revealed that, not to themselves but to you, they ministered those things which are now declared to you by them that have preached the gospel to you: the Holy Ghost being sent down from heaven, on whom the angels desire to look.

Context
The Faith of Many
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: 40God providing some better thing for us, that they should not be perfected without us.…
Cross References
Hebrews 9:15
And therefore he is the mediator of the new testament: that by means of his death for the redemption of those transgressions which were under the former testament, they that are called may receive the promise of eternal inheritance.

Hebrews 10:36
For patience is necessary for you: that, doing the will of God, you may receive the promise.

Hebrews 11:2
For by this the ancients obtained a testimony.

Hebrews 11:13
All these died according to faith, not having received the promises but beholding them afar off and saluting them and confessing that they are pilgrims and strangers on the earth.

Additional Translations
These were all commended for their faith, yet they did not receive what was promised.

And these all, having been commended through the faith, did not receive the promise,

And these all, having obtained a good report through faith, received not the promise:

And these all, having had witness borne to them through their faith, received not the promise,

And these all, having obtained witness through faith, did not receive the promise,

And these all, having had witness borne to them through their faith, received not the promise,

And these all, having obtained a good report through faith, received not the promise:

And although by their faith all these people won God's approval, none of them received the fulfilment of His great promise;

These all, having had testimony given to them through their faith, didn't receive the promise,

and these all, having been testified to through the faith, did not receive the promise,
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