Hebrews 11:18
New International Version
even though God had said to him, “It is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.”

New Living Translation
even though God had told him, “Isaac is the son through whom your descendants will be counted.”

English Standard Version
of whom it was said, “Through Isaac shall your offspring be named.”

Berean Study Bible
even though God had said to him, “Through Isaac your offspring will be reckoned.”

Berean Literal Bible
as to whom it was said, "In Isaac your offspring will be reckoned,"

King James Bible
Of whom it was said, That in Isaac shall thy seed be called:

New King James Version
of whom it was said, “In Isaac your seed shall be called,”

New American Standard Bible
it was he to whom it was said, “THROUGH ISAAC YOUR DESCENDANTS SHALL BE NAMED.”

NASB 1995
it was he to whom it was said, “IN ISAAC YOUR DESCENDANTS SHALL BE CALLED.”

NASB 1977
it was he to whom it was said, “IN ISAAC YOUR DESCENDANTS SHALL BE CALLED.”

Amplified Bible
to whom it was said, “THROUGH ISAAC YOUR DESCENDANTS SHALL BE CALLED.”

Christian Standard Bible
the one to whom it had been said, Your offspring will be traced through Isaac.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the one it had been said about, Your seed will be traced through Isaac.

American Standard Version
even he to whom it was said, In Isaac shall thy seed be called:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For it was said to him, “In Isaac your seed shall be called.”

Douay-Rheims Bible
(To whom it was said: In Isaac shall thy seed be called.)

English Revised Version
even he to whom it was said, In Isaac shall thy seed be called:

Good News Translation
God had said to him, "It is through Isaac that you will have the descendants I promised."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
God had said to him, "Through Isaac your descendants will carry on your name."

International Standard Version
about whom it had been said, "It is through Isaac that descendants will be named for you."

Literal Standard Version
of whom it was said, “In Isaac will your Seed be called,”

NET Bible
God had told him, "Through Isaac descendants will carry on your name,"

New Heart English Bible
even he to whom it was said, "In Isaac will your descendants be called;"

Weymouth New Testament
with regard to whom he had been told, "It is through Isaac that your posterity shall be traced."

World English Bible
even he to whom it was said, "In Isaac will your seed be called;"

Young's Literal Translation
of whom it was said -- 'In Isaac shall a seed be called to thee;'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Faith of Abraham and Sarah
17By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac on the altar. He who had received the promises was ready to offer his one and only son, 18even though God had said to him, “Through Isaac your offspring will be reckoned.” 19Abraham reasoned that God could raise the dead, and in a sense, he did receive Isaac back from death.…

Cross References
Genesis 21:12
But God said to Abraham, "Do not be distressed about the boy and your maidservant. Listen to everything that Sarah tells you, for through Isaac your offspring will be reckoned.

Romans 9:7
Nor because they are Abraham's descendants are they all his children. On the contrary, "Through Isaac your offspring will be reckoned."

Hebrews 1:1
On many past occasions and in many different ways, God spoke to our fathers through the prophets.


Treasury of Scripture

Of whom it was said, That in Isaac shall your seed be called:

Of.

Genesis 17:19
And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his seed after him.

Genesis 21:12
And God said unto Abraham, Let it not be grievous in thy sight because of the lad, and because of thy bondwoman; in all that Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken unto her voice; for in Isaac shall thy seed be called.

Romans 9:7
Neither, because they are the seed of Abraham, are they all children: but, In Isaac shall thy seed be called.









(18) Of whom.--That is, Isaac. But the Greek words should perhaps be rendered to whom (Abraham): "Even he to whom it was said." On this quotation from Genesis 21:12 see the Note on Romans 9:7.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
even though
πρὸς (pros)
Preposition
Strong's 4314: To, towards, with. A strengthened form of pro; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. Toward.

[God] had said
ἐλαλήθη (elalēthē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2980: A prolonged form of an otherwise obsolete verb; to talk, i.e. Utter words.

to him,
ὃν (hon)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

“Through
Ἐν (En)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

Isaac
Ἰσαὰκ (Isaak)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2464: (Hebrew), Isaac, the patriarch. Of Hebrew origin; Isaac, the son of Abraham.

your
σοι (soi)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

offspring
σπέρμα (sperma)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 4690: From speiro; something sown, i.e. Seed; by implication, offspring; specially, a remnant.

will be reckoned.”
κληθήσεταί (klēthēsetai)
Verb - Future Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2564: (a) I call, summon, invite, (b) I call, name. Akin to the base of keleuo; to 'call'.


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