Hebrews 11:40
Good News Translation
because God had decided on an even better plan for us. His purpose was that only in company with us would they be made perfect.

Contemporary English Version
This was because God had something better in store for us. And he did not want them to reach the goal of their faith without us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
God providing some better thing for us, that they should not be perfected without us.

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God providing some better thing for us, that they should not be perfected without us.

provided.

Hebrews 7:19,22 For the law brought nothing to perfection: but a bringing in of a better hope, by which we draw nigh to God. . . .

Hebrews 8:6 But now he hath obtained a better ministry, by how much also he is a mediator of a better testament which is established on better promises.

Hebrews 9:23 It is necessary therefore that the patterns of heavenly things should be cleansed with these: but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.

Hebrews 12:24 And to Jesus the mediator of the new testament, and to the sprinkling of blood which speaketh better than that of Abel.

they without.

Hebrews 9:8-15 The Holy Ghost signifying this: That the way into the Holies was not yet made manifest, whilst the former tabernacle was yet standing. . . .

Hebrews 10:11-14 And every priest indeed standeth daily ministering and often offering the same sacrifices which can never take away sins. . . .

Romans 3:25,26 Whom God hath proposed to be a propitiation, through faith in his blood, to the shewing of his justice, for the remission of former sins, . . .

made.

Hebrews 5:9 And being consummated, he became, to all that obey him, the cause of eternal salvation:

Hebrews 12:23 And to the church of the firstborn who are written in the heavens, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of the just made perfect,

Revelation 6:11 And white robes were given to every one of them one; And it was said to them that they should rest for a little time till their fellow servants and their brethren, who are to be slain even as they, should be filled up.

Context
The Faith of Many
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 11:16
But now they desire a better, that is to say, a heavenly country. Therefore, God is not ashamed to be called their God: for he hath prepared for them a city.

Hebrews 12:23
And to the church of the firstborn who are written in the heavens, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of the just made perfect,

Revelation 6:11
And white robes were given to every one of them one; And it was said to them that they should rest for a little time till their fellow servants and their brethren, who are to be slain even as they, should be filled up.

Additional Translations
God had planned something better for us, so that together with us they would be made perfect.

God having planned something better for us, so that not apart from us, they should be made perfect.

God having provided some better thing for us, that they without us should not be made perfect.

God having provided some better thing concerning us, that apart from us they should not be made perfect.

God having foreseen some better thing for us, that they should not be made perfect without us.

God having provided some better thing concerning us, that apart from us they should not be made perfect.

God having provided some better thing for us, that they without us should not be made perfect.

for God had provided for them and us something better, so that apart from us they were not to attain to full blessedness.

God having provided some better thing concerning us, so that apart from us they should not be made perfect.

God for us something better having provided, that apart from us they might not be made perfect.
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